Maruti Suzuki launched the Ertiga MPV in India late last year and ever since then, the car has clenched the top-selling MPV title. The generation update came with a ton of change both in terms of exteriors and interiors as well as powertrains. Compared to the previous generation Ertiga, the new Ertiga is larger and better equipped in almost all fronts. As of now, the Ertiga faces no direct competition and this is one of the reasons behind its success. It is somewhat challenged by the Renault Triber which is positioned lower than it and the Mahindra Marazzo which is positioned higher than it. Recently, Maruti Suzuki released a new TVC of the Ertiga featuring its brand ambassador Varun Dhawan. Let’s now check out the TVC featured here.
The TVC focuses on space and versatility factor offered by the Ertiga. Varun is seeing travelling around with his group on multiple occasions like holidaying, and work meetings among others. The Ertiga offers seating space for 7 passengers including the driver. As the new Ertiga is larger in size than the older generation Ertiga, the cabin space of the MPV has also grown considerably. It is based on the HEARTECT platform which underpins several other Maruti Suzuki models too.
The second-generation car gets a modern design with blacked-out C-pillar, which adds a floating-type roof effect. It also features a large front grille with a good amount of chrome on it while the rear gets tall tail lamps. Coming to the interiors, the MPV comes with a dual-tone cabin with a flat-bottom steering wheel. The top-spec variants come with features like the touchscreen infotainment system, faux wooden inserts on the dashboard, height-adjustable driver seat, automatic climate control, 12V charging ports for every row, reversing camera, rear parking sensors, keyless entry, multiple storage spaces and more. The all-new Ertiga also gets standard features like ABS and EBD as standard across the variants.
Talking about the engine options offered with the Ertiga, the MPV gets both petrol and diesel options. The petrol engine powering the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is the all-new 1.5-litre engine that was developed in-house by the brand. The K15 Smart Hybrid engine produces a maximum power of 103 Bhp and peak torque of 138 Nm. This engine option is available with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed automatic. The engine also gets the Mild Hybrid system that helps in increasing fuel efficiency and make the vehicle much more frugal. As per the official ARAI figures for the BS4 version, the Ertiga returns a maximum of 19.34 km/l with the manual transmission and 18.69 km/l with the automatic transmission. The diesel unit is a new 1.5-litre DDIS 225 engine. It produces a maximum of 94 PS and peak torque of 225 Nm.