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Maruti Suzuki Ignis – All You Need To Know

Maruti Ignis compact SUV comes with a price tag ranging from Rs 4.59 lakh to Rs 7.80 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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Maruti Suzuki Ignis

The Maruti Ignis is the third MSI product to be sold through NEXA premium dealerships.

Maruti Ignis made enough noise much before its launch this year in January. The direct competitor to Mahindra KUV100 in the niche micro SUV segment, the vehicle also finds itself pitted against similarly priced cars like Hyundai Grand i10. Besides pricing, the similarity in size also brings both the cars on par in terms of competition. A part of Maruti’s premium range, the vehicle caters to a wide range of customers, due to its lucrative pricing. We wouldn’t be surprised if Maruti goes on to add sportier versions of the vehicle in near future, but currently there are no such plans from Maruti on this and it just remains a possibility.

The micro SUV has been garnering good sales so far, with more demand for the Delta variant. This funky model from Maruti strikes a chord with the young generation who seek a peppy, compact vehicle with new tech on the inside. Read Our Review – Maruti Suzuki Ignis Review – Should You Buy It?

Maruti Suzuki Ignis Review – Video

Aside from the looks and a spacious cabin, Maruti has also stuffed a good mix of features that make it a good package. In terms of connectivity, it gets a 2-DIN audio system with USB, Bluetooth and steering mounted controls (available from Delta onwards). While safety bits such as dual front airbags, ABS with EBD etc are standard across range. The Ignis shares its engine line-up with Swift, using the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel unit with a standard manual and optional AMT unit.

 Maruti Ignis Price in India

Variant Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
Sigma Petrol (MT) Rs 4.59 lakh
Delta Petrol (MT) Rs 5.19 lakh
Delta Petrol (AMT) Rs 5.74 lakh
Zeta Petrol (MT) Rs 5.75 lakh
Zeta Petrol (AMT) Rs 6.30 lakh
Alpha Petrol (MT) Rs 6.69 lakh
Delta Diesel (MT) Rs 6.39 lakh
Delta Diesel (AMT) Rs 6.94 lakh
Zeta Diesel (MT) Rs 6.91 lakh
Zeta Diesel (AMT) Rs 7.46 lakh
Alpha Diesel (MT) Rs 7.80 lakh

Retailed through Maruti’s premium Nexa network, Ignis is available in four variants-Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha with petrol and diesel engines in manual & AMT option. The Sigma variant in the carline comes with petrol engine missing out on the diesel fuel option. This in turn brings a substantial difference between the base petrol and diesel models priced at Rs 4.59 lakh and Rs 6.39 lakh respectively. The range topping models on the other hand carry a price of Rs 6.30 lakh (petrol) and Rs 7.80 lakh (diesel). Please note all prices mentioned are from ex-showroom, Delhi). Read: New Maruti Suzuki Swift Coming Soon to India

Maruti Ignis Specifications

Petrol Engine 1.2-litre K-Series
Max Power 81.8bhp @6000rpm
Max Torque 113Nm @4000rpm
Diesel Engine 1.3-litre DDiS
Max Power 74bhp @4000rpm
Max Torque 190Nm @2000rpm
Transmission 5-speed MT & AMT

Engines powering the mini SUV are borrowed from other models in Maruti’s range including Swift and Baleno. The 1.2-litre, K-Series petrol unit good for 83bhp at 6000rpm and 113Nm at 4200rpm is used in petrol variants. Diesel powered Ignis plonks a 1.3-litre DDiS engine with maximum power of 74bhp at 4000rpm and 190Nm of torque at 2000rpm. Both the engines get a standard five-speed manual unit and an optional AMT. Read: Maruti Vitara Brezza –  All You Need To Know

Maruti Ignis Review Front

Maruti Ignis Mileage 

Variant  Mileage
Petrol Model  20.89kmpl
Diesel Model  26.80kmpl

Fuel economy delivered by the petrol and diesel engines are quite impressive. The 1.2-litre petrol unit is claimed to return 20.89kmpl whereas the diesel engine delivers 26.80kmpl.

Maruti Ignis Key Colours

The Ignis carline will come in six colours-Silky Silver, Glistening Grey, Pearl Arctic White, Uptown Red, Tinsel Blue and Urban Blue. Also Read: Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars in India

Maruti Ignis Variant-Wise Features

Maruti Ignis Sigma (Available only with petrol)

-Front power windows with driver side auto down

-Air conditioner with heater

-Tilt steering wheel

-12V power outlet

-15-inch alloy wheels

-Driver & co-passenger airbags

-Speed sensing door locks

-Front power windows with driver side auto down


-Child seat anchors

-Driver seatbelt reminder

Maruti Ignis Delta (MT& AMT)

-Dual tone dashboard

-Integrated turn indicators on ORVMs
-2-DIN audio system with USB

-Bluetooth connectivity

-Steering mounted controls

-Keyless entry

-Electric adjust wing mirrors

-Rear-power windows

-Security alarm

-Split-folding rear seat

Maruti Ignis Zeta (MT & AMT)

-15-inch alloy wheels, Keyless go

-Power-operated ORVMs

-Fog lamps

-Rear parking sensors

-Rear defogger & wiper

Maruti Ignis Alpha (MT)

-LED projector headlamps with DRLs

-Puddle lamps

-SmartPlay infotainment system with remote app

-Auto climate control

-Height adjuster for driver’s seat

-Reverse camera

 Maruti Ignis Safety Features

-Dual front airbags

-ABS with EBD

-ISOFIX child seat anchorages

-Seat belt with pre-tensioners

-Force limiters

-Pedestrian protection

-Childproof rear doors

-High-mount LED top lamp

-Speed sensing auto door lock

-Front wiper & washer

-Driver seat belt reminder


-Headlamp ON reminder

-Key left reminder

-Rear parking sensor

-Rear defogger

-Rear wiper

-Rear view parking camera (Alpha variant)

Maruti Suzuki Ignis Design Review

Maruti Ignis Dimensions 

Length 3,700mm
Width 1,690mm
Height 1,595mm
Wheelbase 2,435mm
Ground Clearance 180mm
Kerb Weight 825kg – 860kg (petrol), 940kg – 960kg (diesel)
Boot Space 260-litre (expandable up to 415-litre)
Seating Capacity 5 passengers

The sub-four-meter vehicle as the name suggests measures 3,700mm in length, 1,600mm in width and 1,595mm in height. Wheelbase of 2,438mm offers comfortable space for passengers and 180mm of ground clearance makes it suitable for Indian roads. The luggage compartment offers 260-litre of space that can further be extended to 425-litre by folding the rear seats.

Suspension Set Up-

The suspension duties on the mini vehicle is carried over by McPherson Strut in front and Torsion Beam seat up at rear.

Read Comparisons –
Maruti Suzuki Ignis vs Mahindra KUV100
Maruti Suzuki Ignis vs Vitara Brezza

Maruti Suzuki Ignis Competition

Maruti has stepped into the niche segment that currently offers handful of offerings. The segment was officially kick-started by Mahindra KUV100, an arch rival to Ignis. Moreover, similarly priced models like Hyundai Grand i10 also pose threat to the hatchback.

Maruti Suzuki Ignis Review side-rear

Maruti Ignis Exterior

Carrying crossover-like styling, Ignis combines the best of both worlds-contemporary bits and retro-elements. Up front, the square-shaped projector headlamps with LED units and L-shaped DRLs infuse aggression. While the chrome radiator grille looks bold. The round shaped fog lamps on front bumper are in line with its retro-look. On the sides, it gets 15-inch alloy wheels, thin cladding and metal work around the wheel arches. The rear on the other hand could have been sportier, the small-wrap-around tail-lamps and a large plastic strip on the bumper fail to create the desired look.

Maruti Ignis – Interior

Inside are chic, something Maruti has been focusing on across its new range of models. Draped in the dual-tone colour scheme the cabin looks pleasant. Furthermore, the good quality fabric and cushiony front seats with good thigh support add to its comfort quotient. What really works well for Ignis is the space management on the sub-four-meter layout. That said the cabin offers good legroom, knee space and shoulder room. Maruti has also paid attention to the utility aspect by providing practical storage points inside including large bottle holders in front, relatively smaller bottle holders at rear, two cup holders and medium-sized cubby holes.

Maruti Suzuki Ignis
  • Overall Styling
  • Interior comfort & quality
  • Power
  • Features


The Maruti Ignis is the first mini crossover from the Indo-Janpanese carmaker in India. This new breed car promises excellent handling, great mileage and packs a great deal of features.

User Rating 4 (20 votes)


  1. Meet
    September 28, 2015

    I think not bed

    • nithin a
      November 1, 2015

      No its not a Bed. its a car (Which part of India are you from? Your english is very good

      • nipun pathak
        December 30, 2015

        Bravo nithin a.
        way to insult a person who you don’t even know.
        Get a life man. And if you really wish to insult somebody, do it to their face. The blow that shall be dealt to you will clearly leave a print of their state on your face.

        • SM
          December 31, 2015

          I support u Nipun. Insulting/ degrading others can never take you high or prove you superior. Pls change ur nature Nithin. All d best.

      • Soumya
        January 7, 2016

        buddy, you are just not able to even understand that, its a typing mistake, so what do you think? who is stupid? you or Meet???? shame on you.

  2. Main Talha
    January 31, 2016

    Suzuki Ignis it’s very unick I am very very Happy Allah ap ko taraki de

  3. krishan Pal
    February 1, 2016

    it is very safe and univ car and same to my think ,yes .it is

  4. krishan Pal
    February 1, 2016

    it is very safe and univ car and same to my think ,yes ,it is.

  5. M S Dighe
    February 2, 2016

    1.rearview parking video/camera?
    2.vertical adjustment of driver seat?
    when can we see this in Bangalore showrooms?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 11, 2016

      No clarity on its features yet, but we can safely expect these two features on the top-of-the-line variant of the car. We’ll let you know about this as soon as there is an official statement. The vehicle’s national launch is expected to take place during this year’s festive season.

  6. Matiullah khan
    February 3, 2016

    I like

  7. Matiullah khan
    February 3, 2016

    I like this car

    February 4, 2016

    Nic car but most awaiting the launching date will earlier which is possible because of more of the customers whose buying a maruti ignis in month of febuaury or march also.

  9. Pravindra Singh Bisht
    February 5, 2016

    Gr8 Mileage………………Car Cost also less including all features

    • dharamveer kamboj
      February 12, 2016

      dharamveer kamboj

      nice car but price is to be around 4 to 5 lack

  10. irshad ali
    February 6, 2016

    Superb car in india

  11. Vasant
    February 9, 2016

    On road 5 lakhs its good for buisness.. Keep the price less so middle class people can buy.

  12. bhupendra singh
    February 10, 2016

    If petrol version gives a average about 21-23 km per ltr then it will destroy the market of ford and hyundai and mahindra

  13. dharamveer kamboj
    February 12, 2016

    nice car but prices is more

  14. krishan Pal
    February 16, 2016

    Whom are written future , it is very good ,i hope people more like that .

  15. manoj chandel
    February 18, 2016

    nice car but I think expected price 3 lac to 4.5 lac is good price .

  16. Rahul
    February 18, 2016

    Very infomative article

    February 21, 2016

    I am using RITZ VDI CAR for more than 5 year .It is trouble free car.
    is the Maruti is in the process of launching its new Model or it will

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      February 28, 2016

      Hi Ramesh

      It is expected that Maruti will discontinue the Ritz hatchback and will launch the Ignis compact crossover; however, nothing official has been revealed by the company.

      • Arku
        October 20, 2016

        is Maruti Ignis coming in model of 4×4?

        • Editorial Team

          Editorial Team
          October 24, 2016

          Hi Arku

          There is no official confirmation about 4×4 Ignis; however, the company might launch this version as Suzuki is already selling the 4WD Ignis in select international markets.

  18. Akash
    February 24, 2016

    If this replaces ritz with same price tag , ill definately go with it.

  19. Shaikh Rayyan
    February 24, 2016

    creative maruti suzuki car its gooood

  20. Amar
    February 26, 2016

    As per my concern
    Good appearance from the front, but at the back end it is not as much impressive….
    Kirb weight is good at 880 Kgs(for front wheel drive), where as balino getting vibrate when the vehicle moving @120 km/H (where kirb weight is 800kgs for balino, light weight body)
    If the pricing of ignis between Ritz and swift, it is very good to buy or else going to swift is the better decisions….
    Any comment from any one…?

  21. Ranjit singh
    February 26, 2016

    Very good

  22. rakesh
    February 26, 2016

    Very costly good rate 6,7 lack

  23. santhosh kumar
    March 3, 2016

    It nice and stylish vehicle

  24. Shiv
    March 4, 2016

    I like this car &Car price also lawest to other or in SUV Variant it’s Superb Car …..

  25. Lukde
    March 9, 2016

    I like ignis car but price is high…4 to 6 lakh……if price is 3.50 to 5.40 lakh. its is good price for common people.

  26. vishal
    March 12, 2016

    TUV 300 better

  27. vishal
    March 12, 2016

    more space available in TUV 300 And visibility

  28. B.S.KUMAR
    March 17, 2016

    look vice it is not good it is all most equal to wagonar

  29. bksham
    March 24, 2016

    Someday it will be a classic car in future coz it seems simple in design, practical space in little dimension, potent 180mm ground clearance n good weight. Now lastly competetive price has to be seen .

  30. jaswant singh
    March 26, 2016

    very nice features & leatest mini suv new generation car

  31. Vijay kumar yadav
    March 26, 2016


    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 2, 2016

      Hi Vijay

      The Ignis will be offered in both petrol and diesel fuel options. It is quite early to comment whether the small crossover will get CNG option or not. Stay tuned to ICN for more updates on the same.

  32. Mainak Dutta
    March 26, 2016

    Best car in a Indian market for marutisuzuki.

  33. simit
    March 28, 2016

    will we be getting 4wd version in india as well? some review says we might not. with the expected price range of ignis, we can expect superior material quality than the altos/ritz. hope we dont get dissapointed.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 2, 2016

      Hi Simit

      The vehicle is not likely to get a 4WD version in the country. It will be offered in front wheel drive system only.

  34. Pradeep
    March 30, 2016

    I am plan to buy the car in Navratri 2016 (April) it is possible ?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 26, 2016

      Hi Pradeep

      The new Ignis compact crossover is scheduled to be launched during festive season around Diwali.

  35. Pradeep
    March 30, 2016

    Please launch the car asap. So I can purchase the car instead if Wagon R.

  36. Ashwin Jani
    April 4, 2016

    I like the upcoming ignis car and egar to own it , but expect it may have auto gear transmission . And if it is so please inform me the launching date I will book it on the first date .

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 26, 2016

      Hi Ashwin

      The Ignis will be launched in the country during festive season (around Diwali). It is yet to be announced whether the small car will get an automatic transmission or not. The company could introduce an AMT or a CVT automatic version of the compact crossover.

  37. S.P.Singh
    April 12, 2016

    Ignis best price Rs.3.50 lakh to 5.40 lakh

  38. S. Manikandan
    April 13, 2016

    Petrol & diesel price is increasing day by day we need better mileage cars like ignis.

  39. bhupendra singh
    April 18, 2016

    I want this car in 1.0 ltr petrol version with milage of 23-25 km/ltr

  40. Zayn chengz
    April 21, 2016

    i think its a great car u know guys i love its style and its a kinda great wanna buy this one waiting for launch …

  41. Jai Prakash
    May 10, 2016

    I like this car and I want this car. I am Just Waiting of launch….

  42. Mahe
    May 13, 2016

    Nice car ,iam eagerly waiting for its launch. Thinks It should affordable to common people .

  43. MANOJ
    May 22, 2016

    Amazing car i waiting for this car

  44. AMAR
    May 23, 2016

    Pl clarify whether ignis coming with 1.2 lt petrol 3 cylinder or 4 cylinder….?
    What about DDis…. Is it 1.3 dualjet 4 cylinder engine or some thing else?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 24, 2016

      Hi Amar

      The Ignis will get a 1.2-litre 3-cylinder petrol and 1.3-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine.

  45. guru
    May 26, 2016

    Very important to need better mileage cars like ignis.

  46. Dhananjay Patil
    May 26, 2016

    I like this car, i like to buy this car if its cost in between 3.50 to 5 lakhs.

  47. Vikram swami
    June 2, 2016

    Please alert me coming soon maruti lgnis

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 15, 2016


  48. Fernando
    June 7, 2016

    What is the Tyre size of Ignis, some places they mentioned 18 / 17 Inches and some places its mentioned 16 inches…It would be great if you could let me us know the exact tyre size… Thanks…

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 11, 2016

      The production-ready version will either have 15 or 16-inch tyres.

  49. Sanjay
    June 8, 2016

    Will there be petrol SVHS for Ignis in India?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 11, 2016

      The company hasn’t commented on its engine options as of now, we’ll update you on this as soon as we hear from Maruti.

  50. Srinivas kalagara
    June 23, 2016

    Whether ignis petrol IS available with cng

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 26, 2016

      We don’t think it will have any CNG variant.

  51. DEEP
    June 27, 2016

    both diesl & petrol offers CVT?????

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 29, 2016

      No, it will most probably be the petrol CVT. The diesel will get a 5-speed manual.

  52. Vishal
    June 28, 2016

    What is the exact width of maruti ignis,at some place it’s mentioned as 1579,1660 and 1709.Which of these 3 is the correct width, including side rearview mirror

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 29, 2016

      It’s 1660mm.

  53. vivek
    June 28, 2016

    A decent mileage of 20-25 with Automatic climate control and AMT and ground clearance of 170mm will create wonders for maruti in this model

  54. nitin uttam
    July 1, 2016

    I like this car

  55. Vishal
    July 2, 2016

    I would like to know the exact launch date and price,so I can be prepared for a booking accordingly

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      July 2, 2016

      It will launched in August or September 2016.

  56. Akash sharma
    July 3, 2016

    awesome car i m waiting 4 prchase it

  57. Manuel John
    July 6, 2016

    Dear Sirs,
    technically which is better/comfortable to drive – amt/cvt/dual clutch
    and cheaper to maintain

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      July 6, 2016

      A Dual-clutch auto gearboxes will surely be much better to drive than an AMT, CVT aur conventional auto transmissions. It’s tough to call one of the aforementioned gearboxes cheaper to maintain, since it might vary for different cars and carmakers. For example, a Maruti Suzuki product either with an AMT or Torque Converter will be much easier to maintain than a Hyundai with any gearbox. But since AMT is basically a lot more affordable technology, it should ideally be easier on pocket to maintain as well.

  58. Suhail
    July 7, 2016

    Hope it’s a economy new gen vehicle.
    Let’s wait

  59. Apao Bunii
    July 9, 2016

    While waiting anxiously for its launch, I am disappointed on learning the fact that IMS Ignis will be sold only at NEXA. Consultants at the standard dealer simply response in utter helplessness when ask to assist in purchasing the car through them from NEXA when it is launched. I am sure there will be many other potential customers who are disappointed like me either becuase there is no NEXA dealer in their state or the delears are too far away. IMS may lost out many of its potential customers to competators due to this. Can’t really fathom the logic of selling this sub-suv with the price range mentioned above exclusively at premium dealership!

  60. RENY
    July 21, 2016

    I think about it’s size .Is it larger than Swift and wagon R?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      July 21, 2016

      It’s slightly smaller than the Swift in terms of length, but will offer a good headroom. It’s bigger in proportion than the WagonR, for sure.

  61. Rajshekhar.S.Hangargi
    July 31, 2016

    I like this car and want to buy it but Iam waiting so vigoursly.

  62. Aarif M
    August 24, 2016

    It looks like a Baby born from Range rover and Mini cooper….good design but i hate when Maruti increases the price of its card when they are overbooked upon launch…I booked the Baleno for 7.2 lacs, but when it was launched showroom asked me to pay up 7.89 lacs as company had increased the prices….I had to buy Honda amaze

  63. Chetan
    August 30, 2016

    I think it’s a good price but service and maintainable costs must be as high than regular other maruti models

  64. Muralikrishnan Vishwanathan
    October 17, 2016

    Dear Editorial team,

    I have been waiting to know the launch date of IGNIS…for around last 5 months & it was expted for this festival season.I have been surfing for more info in various site’s…. If possible please let me know the launch date when reviled….
    This is a very good article given above…appreciate ur good work…. Keep up the same….

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