The new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2019 gets a new, more powerful 1.5L K-Series petrol engine.
The second-generation Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2019 made its India debut in November, 2018. The new Maruti Ertiga 2019 comes in four trim levels – L, V, Z and Z+ – with both petrol and diesel engine options. While the petrol variants are available with both manual and automatic gearbox, the diesel models get a 5-speed manual transmission only. Prices of the MPV start from Rs 7.44 lakh and go up to Rs 10.90 lakh (all, ex-showroom Delhi).
For 2019 model year, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga receives comprehensive aesthetic and mechanical upgrades. Interestingly, the new Maruti Ertiga 2019 has been built on the lighter and safer new-gen HEARTECT platform. Besides new platform, the new MPV gets premium styling and longer dimensions that make it a direct rival to the entry-level Mahindra Marazzo’s variants. Though, it is relatively more affordable than the Mahindra’s premium offering in the MPV segment.
The 2019 Maruti Ertiga carries forward the same boxy profile, though it gets modern design elements. Major changes have also been made under the hood. The new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2019 comes with a newly-developed K15B 1.5-litre VVT four-cylinder petrol engine benefited with Suzuki’s new mild-hybrid system – SHVS. For oil burner, Maruti Suzuki sticks with the tried & tested 1.3-litre MJD diesel engine. Read – New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Vs Old
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Features
– Heartect platform
– New projector headlamps
– 15-inch alloys
– Boomerang-shaped LED tail lamps
– New greenhouse design
– SmartPlay infotainment system
– Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
– Roof mounted AC vents for the third row
– Wooden inserts on dashboard & steering wheel
– Leather-wrapped steering wheel
– Height adjustable driver’s seat
– New 1.5-litre K15 diesel engine
– Bigger and lighter
– Rear parking sensors with camera
– Automatic climate control
– Push button start/stop
– Dual airbags & ABS (standard)
– ESP & Hill-hold function (AT variants only)
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Price In India
|LXi Petrol||Rs 7.44 lakh|
|VXi Petrol||Rs 8.16 lakh|
|ZXi Petrol||Rs 8.99 lakh|
|ZXi + Petrol||Rs 9.50 lakh|
|VXi AT Petrol||Rs 9.18 lakh|
|ZXi AT Petrol||Rs 9.95 lakh|
|LDi Diesel||Rs 8.84 lakh|
|VDi Diesel||Rs 9.56 lakh|
|ZDi Diesel||Rs 10.39 lakh|
|ZDi+ Diesel||Rs 10.90 lakh|
As mentioned above, the 2019 Maruti Ertiga comes with all-new design, a well-equipped interior and bigger proportions. Furthermore, the next-generation model receives a new 1.5-litre petrol engine replacing the old 1.4-litre. The MPV has also ditched the old platform for the new HEARTECT platform that further enhance its performance and fuel efficiency. This makes the vehicle lighter, stiffer and safer than the previous generation. Read About – Maruti Future S SUV Concept | Mruti e-Survivor SUV Concpet
All these attributes make the 2019 Maruti Ertiga slightly more expensive than the old one. The MPV carline is spread across four trims – L, V, Z and Z+ – and a total of 10 variants. The petrol variants of the new Maruti Ertiga 2019 are available in the price range of Rs 7.44 lakh – Rs 9.95 lakh. Prices of the diesel models fall in the range of Rs 8.84 lakh – Rs 10.90 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Specifications
|Specifications||New Maruti Ertiga 2019|
|Petrol Engine||1.5-litre VVT|
|Transmission||5-speed MT& 4-speedAT|
The 2019 Maruti Ertiga has been offered with both petrol and diesel powertrains. The petrol version gets the newly-developed K15B 1.5-litre petrol engine with mild-hybrid SHVS technology, borrowed from the Ciaz facelift. This motor makes power worth 103bhp against 138Nm of torque. That means, the new Ertiga petrol is more powerful than its replacement – i.e. 94bhp, 1.4L unit. The diesel varaints, on the other hand, retained the old 1.3-litre Multijet diesel SHVS engine. The oil burner delivers a peak power of 89bhp and 200Nm of torque. The MPV carline comes with both 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic gearbox options. Though, the automatic transmission is made available on the select petrol trims.
Maruti Suzuki India will soon introduce a new 1.5L diesel engine with SHVS mild hybrid technology on the Ertiga carline. The new oil burner will meet the upcoming BS6 emission norms and replace the existing 1.3L DDiS motor. The power and torque figures of the new diesel engine are estimated to be around 108.4bhp and 270Nm respectively. It will also be more fuel efficient and refined than its replacement. The carmaker will also launch the Ertiga CNG variant in the coming months. The CNG model will recieve the new 1.5L petrol engine with CNG kit.
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Mileage
|Petrol||19.34kmpl (MT) & 18.69kmpl (AT)|
Thanks to the SHVS mild-hybrid system and new HEARTECT platform, the new Maruti Ertiga 2019 is significantly more fuel efficient than the previous model. The petrol version is claimed to deliver an ARAI certified fuel economy of 19.34kmpl with manual gearbox and 18.69kmpl with automatic transmission. The diesel variants, on the other hand, return 25.47kmpl. Read – New Generation Maruti Alto In The Works
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Exterior
Maruti Suzuki’s new breed cars are based on the new HEARTECT platform including the Swift, Dizre, S-Cross and Ciaz facelift. This new architeture is claimed to be lighter, stiffer and safer than the company’s existing architecture. Moreover, it improves the fuel efficiency and safety quotient of the vehicles. The 2019 Maruti Ertiga is the brand’s fifth product to use this HEARTECT platform. Visually, the new generation Ertiga looks more evolved and premium than the old model. Majority of the design changes offered at the front profile of the car. The MPV receives a newly designed hexagonal grille with chrome treatment, more sculpted bonnet, projector headlamps bigger bumper with wider air-dam and new fog lamp assembly.
The new Maruti Ertiga 2019 continues to feature with the boxy profile, which means the side profile does not receive many changes. Though, it gets new alloy wheels, new outside rear view mirrors (ORVMs) and door handles giving it a refreshing feel. Moving to the back, the 2019 Maruti Ertiga sports new wraparound tail-lamps, revised bumper, new spoiler and shorter windscreen and new tail-gate. The MPV comes fitted with newly designed 15-inch alloy wheels shod with 185/65 R15 tyres. The area behind the C-Pillar has been stretched, which makes it look bigger than the previous model. Check Out – Upcoming New Maruti Cars In India
The new-generation model is bigger than the old one ensuring a more generous cabin space and extra shoulder space for rear occupants. The new Maruti Ertiga 2019 is 99mm longer, 40mm wider and 5mm taller than the previous model. The MPV now measures 4,395mm in length, 1,735mm in width and 1,690mm in height. Though, the wheelbase remains unchanged – i.e. 2,740mm. The boot space has been increased to 209-litres with all three rows in position. It can be expanded to 809-litres with second third row folded.
The new Maruti Ertiga 2019 comes in a choice of 5 paint schemes – a new Pearl Metallic Auburn Red, Metallic Magma Grey, Pearl Metallic Oxford Blue, Pearl Arctic White and Metallic Silky Silver.
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Interior
Significant changes continue inside the cabin as well. The 2019 Maruti Ertiga MPV is a more feature-loaded and practical machine than the old one. The MPV comes with a host of new comfort and connectivity features and most of them carried over from the new Swift hatchback. However, there are subtle changes to keep things refreshing. The new Maruti Ertiga 2019 sports slightly different designed gear lever and switchgears. Additionally, the aircon control and centrally mounted aircon vents are all-new in terms of styling. The MPV also get a new design layout with improved material quality. Read – Maruti Grand Vitara SUV India Launch On The Cards
Features such as a newly designed dashboard, new three spoke steering wheels with mounted controls and new door and floor panels further enhance its premium feel and appeal. While the entry-level variants comes with basic music system unit, the top-end model gets Suzuki’s new SmartPlay infotainment system with a 6.8-inch floating touchscreen display with large black bezels. This system is compatible to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This list of features also includes new automatic climate control, new HVAC controls with circular vents, rear air-conditioning vents, etc.
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Comfort
Dimensions of the 2019 Maruti Ertiga are bigger than the old model. Designed on the HEARTECT platform, the new-gen model offers more cabin space. This also addresses the third row legroom issue of the old model. Featuring 7-seats layout, the MPV offers enough legroom for the front and second row passengers. The flat seat and a near-flat floor body adds to the comfort of the centre passenger.
Features such as 2 DIN MP3 audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, second row seat armrest, touchscreen audio with navigation, second row AC, and steering mounted audio and calling control also add more to its comfort and convenience levels. Reports suggest that Maruti Suzuki is also working on the 6-seater version of the MPV. To be positioned as the top-spec variant, the Ertiga 6-seater will have 2+2+2 seating arrangement.
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Practicality
The 2019 Maruti Ertiga is one of the well-packaged cars in its segment. With 7-seats layout, the MPV offers enough space for first and second row seats passengers. The bigger proportions create more legroom for the third row occupants which were slightly congested in the predecessor. The boot space has also been increased. There are multiple storage compartments as well to keep your belongings. Read – Maruti Ertiga Based Crossover Under Development
New Maruti Ertiga 2019 Safety
Aiming to improve safety quotient of the MPV, Maruti offers dual airbags and ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), rear parking sensors, central locking and ISOFIX child lock seat as standard on the carline. Previously, these features were available only on the top-end model of the car. It is equipped with rear parking camera, seat belt reminder with buzzer and height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioner and force limiter. Suzuki’s new Heartect platform also makes the new model stiffer and safer than the previous one. The top-end model gets ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and Hill Launch Assist. Read – Maruti Wagon R Is All Set For A Generation Change
Should You Buy This?
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is one of the top-selling utility vehicles from the Indo-Japanese carmaker in the country. In terms of quality, features, fuel efficiency and styling, the MPV’s new model is a lot better than the previous generation. The new Maruti Ertiga 2019 sports an all-new design with bigger proportions. Interior is more spacious and feature-loaded than before. Material quality, fit and finish has also been improved. Sharing its platform with the Baleno, the 2019 Maruti Ertiga is lighter, safer and more fuel efficient than the old model. With all these attributes, the new Ertiga surely makes an all-round package for buyers who are looking for a spacious and efficient family car.
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