Maruti Suzuki India presents Ertiga, an unusual variant of the Suzuki Swift MPV, which results in the floor with a wheelbase of 2.73 meters, 4.2 meters long, takes up headlights and part of the bridge from the Swift, while all other components are new, and a rather massive volume rear to maximize interior space and luggage space.
Features. Despite its compact dimensions, the interior has seven seats in three rows and a double air-conditioning system. When all the seats are occupied the trunk offers a reduced capacity, but there is the possibility of folding the third row into the floor to expand cargo volume.
Engines. Besides the already known 1.3 Multijet source Fiat , version 85bhp and 200 Nm of torque, the Ertiga offers a brand new 1.4-liter VVT petrol 95 bhp and 130 Nm of torque. Besides India, the Suzuki has planned to export to Indonesia and other Asian nations, while there is no information about a possible launch in Europe, where it would fit in the interesting of the compact MPV segment.
Maruti Ertiga MPV designed ad hoc for a market attentive to the low fuel consumption and economic cars. Codenamed R3 when it was still a concept, has kept its promise of three rows of seats for a total of seven seats. The new Suzuki Ertiga now presents a dual climate control system and a trunk that is characterized by the ability to fold into the floor the third row of seats. Two engine variants planned for now: petrol 1.4 cc and 1.3 cc diesel vehicles.
According to Suzuki, it is a compact machine capable of ensuring the whole family ample space inside the cabin, excellent maneuverability and ease in the parking occupying little space outside. There are no news at this time relating to plans of selling in other markets.