Maruti Ertiga bookings cross 10,000, will it kill the Toyota Innova?

Just 5 days since launch and the Ertiga crosses the 10k mark. The compact MPV Ertiga a first product by Maruti in the MPV segment which will give the established players like the Mahindra Xylo and the Toyota Innova some serious competition.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is built on the central theme of `togetherness’, Ertiga is an interesting mobility solution for young dynamic confident Indian who want to retain individuality yet retain Indian custom of `togetherness’.

The name Ertiga means 3 rows in Indonesian language and also represents the 3 row flexi seating.

The all new powerful and light weight K-14 VVT petrol engine will debut on Ertiga. In that way it’s also a global unveiling and extension of the ‘K’ family engines. In addition, the Ertiga’s diesel variant will be powered by the acclaimed 1.3 litre DDiS Super Turbo diesel engine.

The Indian specification Ertiga with a petrol engine delivers a peak performance of 70kw@6000rpm and a maximum torque of 130Nm @ 4000rpm. The Certified fuel efficiency (as per CMV Rule 155, India cycle) of Petrol Ertiga is a top of the class 16.02 km per litre.

The Ertiga with the high powered Diesel engine in India will deliver a peak power of 66kw@4000rpm and a top end torque of 200Nm@1750rpm. The Certified fuel efficiency (CMV Rule 155, India cycle) of Diesel Ertiga is a class leading 20.77 km per litre.