Maruti Ertiga (2017)

Maruti Ertiga (2017)


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Car Variant 2017 Maruti Ertiga Diesel ZDi
Car Type MUV
Fuel Type Diesel
ARAI Mileage (Certified) 24.52 kmpl
Top Speed 160 lmph
Official Tagline A Feeling Called LUV
Engine cc (Displacement) 1248 cc
Gearbox Type Manual
Number of Gears 5-Speed Manual Gearbox
Maximum Power 88.8 Bhp @ 4000 rpm
Maximum Torque 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Engine Details 1248cc, DDiS 16V, CRDI (Common Rail Direct Injection)
Number of Cylinders 4
Bore x Stroke 73 x 82 mm
Emission Norms BSIV OBD-2
Torque Assist
Mileage (City) 18 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Highway) 21 kmpl (approx.)
Overall Length 4265 mm
Overall Width 1695 mm
Overall Height 1685 mm
Wheelbase 2740 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm
Kerb Weight 1260 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 1845 kg
Turning Radius 5.20 metres
Seating Capacity 7
Boot Space 135 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 litres
Front Brakes Disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Brake Energy Regeneration
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam
Parking Brakes Yes (Chrome tipped parking brake)
Alloy Wheels
Tyre Size 185/65 R15
Full Wheelcaps
Key In Reminder Yes (Headlamp on and Key-on Reminder)
Steering Mounted Controls
Steering Mounted Calling Controls
Air Conditioner Manual
Rear Seat (Split) Yes (2nd Row seat 60:40 split with slide + 3rd Row 50:50 split)
Keyless Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Rain Sensing Wipers
Power Windows Yes (Front & Rear) (Driver’s side power window with auto switch)
Remote Boot Release
Accessory Socket Yes (2nd Row Accessory Socket)
MID (Multi Information Display) Multi Information Display integrated into meter cluster
Chrome Front Grille
Chrome Door Handles
Chrome Inside Door Handles
Day & Night Inside Rear View Mirror
Front Seatbelt Pre-Tensioner Yes (Seat Belt Pre-tensioner & Force Limiters Driver + Co-Driver)
Rear Seat Belts Yes (2nd and 3rd row seat with 3 point ELR x 2 side) (2nd row with centre 2-point lap belt)
Airbags Driver + Co-Driver Airbags
Seatbelt Reminder Yes (Driver Side Seat Belt Reminder with Buzzer)
Parking Sensors Yes (Rear Parking Sensors)
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Traction Control
Brake Assist
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Average Fuel Consumption Yes (With fuel consumption gauge)
Instantaneous Fuel Consumption Yes (With fuel consumption gauge)
Trip Distance 2
Digital Clock
Door Ajar Warning
Low Fuel Warning
LED Temperature Gauge Yes (Outside temperature gauge)
Distance to Empty
Gear Shift Indicator
Front Fog Lights
ORVM Turn Indicators Yes (Electrical Adjustable and Foldable ORVM turn signal lamp)
Rear Fog Lights
Music System 2 DIN MP3 Audio
Number of Speakers 4 (2 Front & 2 Rear)
Tweeters 2
MP3 Playback
USB Compatibility
AM/FM Radio
CD Player
Roof Antenna
Bluetooth Compatibility
Front Seat Back Pockets Yes (Driver & Co-Driver)
Folding Rear Seats
Rear Centre Armrest
Driver Seat Adjustment
Key Features of the Car
Summary Maruti Ertiga is a mid ranged MUV which is targeted solely at family oriented users. The USP of Maruti remains reliability and performance coming from the brand, this is exactly where Ertiga stands. It comes with a 1248 cc engine which gives out a maximum power of 88.8 bhp @ 4000 rpm and a torque of 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm. It has a claimed mileage of 20.77 kmpl and comes at a price of INR 8,26,000 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the ZDi variant. The MUV has a boot space of 400 litres. In this segment Ertiga is placed against Honda Mobilio as competition.

Maruti Ertiga (2017) Review

05 Dec, 2014 11:04 AM

Expert Review by Maxabout


Maruti Ertiga is a seven seater compact MPV created by Japanese automobile manufacturer Suzuki. The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is said to be the first LUV (Life Utility Vehicle). Unlike its competitors like the Toyota Innova, Chevrolet Tavera and Mahindra Xylo, this car is powered by a K-series 1.4 litre petrol engine. The production of The Maruti Ertiga proclaims to be from the R-III (R3) concept introduced by MSIL at the Indian Automobile Expo in 2010 in New Delhi. In addition, the name Ertiga comes from the word “Tiga" which means "three" in Indonesian while the R3 stands for the 3 rows. Therefore "Suzuki Ertiga" could be literally translated to mean "Swift with Three Rows."

Maruti Ertiga Exterior

Maruti Ertiga is a proper seven-seater with fold-able rear seats to increase the boot space. Maruti Ertiga looks very handsome and proportionate and gives feel of a MPV with its mono space design. The truth is that the Maruti Ertiga is challenging the already existing car brands in the segment just by looks alone. When it comes to style, the Ertiga exteriors are inspired from The Ritz hatchback especially on the front bumper with a grille that looks like a slot and a bellying bonnet. You can locate the Suzuki emblem on the slot-like radiator grille. Unlike the Ritz, the chin part of the Ertiga is much wider and bulky. It also has a huge air inlet complementing a MPV look with bulky headlights sweeping sidewards. The size and dimensions of the Ertiga are smaller in length compared with the Innova and the Xylo. It also has an elongated wheelbase with a higher roof that provides a good head room. The quarter glass allows the last row passengers to view the outside with tinted windows and windscreen.

The alloy wheels and wheel cover without a doubt further enhances the luxurious looks of the Ertiga. It features tiny tail-lamps with a non-spacious boot that has been designed with cost rather than practicality in mind. The lengthy look of Ertiga is visible with its elongated 2740mm wheelbase and the extra third row of seats. The lengthy appearance is what defines this vehicle as a LUV and thereby have not qualified to benefit the duty of small cars. The balance between the attention to detail of its MPV look and the Ritz inspired exteriors on this LUV are without a doubt quite impressive.

Maruti Ertiga Interior

The interior boasts a spacious and comfortable seating arrangement that is an ideal blend of everyday usability and space for big families. The interiors luxurious appearance comes from the contribution of light shade materials and the space that can accommodate up to seven people. The Ertiga also has a split design in the middle row which provides an improved cool and soothing look and feel. It also features fold-able rear seats with four-way adjustable front seats. The luxurious and premium interiors of the Ertiga radiate elegance, trust, class, versatility and agility. In addition, the vehicle has a lot of storage spaces inside such as coin holders, bottle holders, sun glass holders, etc. You can increase the luggage space by folding the 2nd and 3rd row of seats. The dash and steering wheel of Ertiga is similar to the new Swift but in combination of black and beige. The fully loaded variant of Maruti Ertiga also features steering mounted audio controls, manual HVAC and dash-integrated music system.

Comfort and Convenience

For increased driver comfort, the Maruti Ertiga features electrically adjustable outside rear-view mirrors. It features a 3 spoke electric power steering, which is tilt able and adjustable, with audio controls mounted on it, a key-less entry and central door locking that works very well while driving. Every row has been designed to provide maximum comfort to the passengers. The huge rear doors provide comfortable entry and exit of middle row passengers. The armrest is also an added comfort for middle seat passengers with a hidden fold-able storage space located in the backrest of the middle seat. Middle seat passengers can also fold down the 60:40 split seats to create additional space and practicality in the vehicle. A spare tyre is attached to the chassis of the vehicle in the event you have tire trouble in the middle of nowhere.

Dashboard and Instrument Cluster

The Maruti Ertiga has quite a complete multifunctional instrument cluster that displays information that is integrated into the meter cluster. It also features a Security Alarm System which covers door and hood sensing, an immobilizer, a seat belt reminder for the driver’s seat and a Door ajar reminder. Maruti Ertiga has extra storage spaces for coins, bottles/cups and sunglasses. It is quite clear on Ertiga that there are no issues with regards to the seats especially for seven passengers. The Maruti Ertiga has an informative light-on and key-on reminder and a low fuel warning. It also includes a power steering wheel column that can be tilted for the comfort of the driver.

The steering wheel also incorporates audio controls so that the driver can conveniently and safely change music as necessary without taking his eyes off the road or his hands off the wheel. The Ertiga’s steering wheel gives you a good look and feel with a nice and interesting appeal. The Maruti Ertiga also provides extra comfort with 2nd row AC with heater. The electrically adjustable ORVMs and ORVM mounted side turn indicators are added modern features of the car. Ertiga MPV comes with front intermittent wipers plus washer, rear window defogger and rear wiper with washer that are noticeable on the rear windscreen. The boot may not be that very spacious because of the seven seats of the vehicle but the other features such as the coloured bumpers on the body to its remote fuel lid opener, fog lamps in the front and in the rear and a stop lamp that is mounted higher than usual gave Ertiga a thumbs up.

Music System of Maruti Ertiga

The Maruti Ertiga's audio system is powerful and comes with 4+2 speakers and USB compatibility. It includes a Kenwood MP3 player with FM, AM Radio and a single CD player that includes a remote function that allows changing the music or volume for both front and back seat passengers.

Engine and Gearbox

The Maruti Ertiga model comes with both diesel and petrol variants. Both diesel and petrol variants contains a 4 cylinder in-line arrangement in the engine. The petrol variant of the vehicle is powered by a 1.4 litre power train. The petrol engine can generate a maximum power of 93.8 Bhp along with a maximum torque of 130 Nm with a displacement of 1373cc. The engine claims low NVH, low friction and is light weight.

On the other hand, the diesel engine is powered by a Multijet 1.3L turbo diesel engine with DDiS and a 1248cc of displacement. For better efficiency, the Ertiga’s diesel engine comes with Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT). The diesel can deliver a peak power of 88.8 Bhp with a peak torque of 200 Nm.

Acceleration and Performance

The Maruti Ertiga contains variable valve timing (VVT) technology that allows the change of fuel intake timing for a continuous power generation thereby guaranteeing you a maximum use of the power engine. The VVT technology not only guarantees maximum engine performance but also ensures maximum fuel consumption and lesser emissions thereby maximizing the acceleration. Maruti Ertiga’s petrol and diesel versions are coupled with a five speed manual transmission. All of its variants are BS-IV emission compatible which produces lesser Co2 in the environment. The noise levels are on average frequencies inside the passenger cabin because the engine bay is covered with sound-deadening material and hydraulic engine mounts to lessen the vibrations created by the engine.

Maruti Ertiga Mileage

As mentioned earlier, the Maruti Ertiga uses variable valve timing (VVT) technology that allows the change of fuel intake timing for continuous power generation thereby assuring maximum fuel consumption and lesser emissions. It has an ARAI certified mileage of 16 kmpl for the petrol model and 20 kmpl for the diesel model which makes this vehicle the most fuel efficient LUV in its series.

Safety Features

When it comes to safety features, customers will not be disappointed by the Maruti Ertiga. It contains a lot of standard and modernized safety features. The safety features include an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with EBD and engine immobilizer and high tensile roof. Its Anti-lock Braking system provides the vehicle with the correct braking balance between the rear and front axles. With these sophisticated security features, it provides peace of mind to the passengers from any possible risks of injury in case of a collision.

Suspension and Braking

The Maruti Ertiga includes front ventilated disc brakes and rear drum brakes that are proven to be super when it comes to applying the brakes. It has been specially designed to be aerodynamically efficient when it comes to high speeds and heavy traffic. The Ertiga’s suspension system is exceptionally excellent wherein the front suspension contains independent MacPherson struts, while the rear suspension contains non-independent, torsion beams. The unique turning circle radius and less body roll guarantees excellent stability in this vehicle. These are the reasons the Ertiga is safe and secure while driving.

Ride and Handling

The integrated design and construction of the body provides comfort and smooth driving no matter the terrain. It also guarantees superior handling and brakes as the Maruti Suzuki is famous for creating durable and stable vehicles. The light weight and easy to handle steering also provides smooth driving in the Ertiga.


These are the available shades or colors in Maruti Ertiga: Ecru Beige, Serene Blue, Fire Brick Red, Silky Silver, Granite Grey, Superior White and Dusky Brown.

Accessories on Offer

Maruti Ertiga accessories undergo rigorous quality tests before being distributed on the market. The accessories are tested under superior conditions that replicate the real usability conditions of the vehicle. Maruti’s research and development and quality engineer’s teams have worked hand-in-hand to develop high quality accessories. The Maruti Ertiga accessories have very competitive prices and provide the customer with good value for money and quality. You can view a wide range of accessories of Maruti Ertiga at any retail store and even online stores that sell car parts.

Reasons to Buy Maruti Ertiga

Should you buy a Maruti Ertiga? If you are looking for a good alternate to any existing hatchback for traffic conditions, with a good driving position, smooth and responsive engine and clutch, exceptional safety and functional features and excellent inner space especially in the practical middle row option this is a good buy. It has a 185 mm ground clearance which allows it to ride through pot holes as well as speed breakers quite easily. With its 7 passenger seating capacity it will be good for your family and a better if you need a 5 seater with enough luggage space when you must travel long distances. With its features, performance, comfort and good looks, indeed the Maruti Ertiga is good vehicle option and is of good value for money for the average car purchaser.


With the above description, features and specifications about the Maruti Ertiga, it is not a bad buy. It has enough storage capacity, a stylish design, comfortable fine quality interiors and numerous premium features and so it will be a good catch for many who are on the market for a good LUV. Some feel that this is more of a city family car and is not ideal for highways or long drives. No eye can surpass the luxurious interiors and stylish looks of Maruti Ertiga especially if you experience its dynamic features and great comfort and ease while driving. Though we are quite impressed with the quality, fit, finish and looks of Ertiga, having a test drive with the car can let you judge its overall quality and performance, so you can make the purchase decision that is right for you and not.

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Great family car in this budget

parthachada - | 4 years ago
helpful 2

It is a great family car, with ample leg space, smooth driving, and ultimate seating comfort. The performance of the AC is excellent and the rear ac vents also come with controls, which is an added benefit. The seating is very comfortable and the hand rests further enhance the experience. The car is very good for long road trips, as the engine is powerful and the fuel average is also very impressive. I bought the diesel smart hybrid variant, which gives a fuel efficiency of around 23-24 Km/l. Overall, a good car in this price range!

Best Features: Mileage

Pros: Features

Cons: No complaints

Value For Money
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Value For Money Deal

Ashok Kumar | 5 years ago
helpful 7

I see my Ertiga as a most comfortable, spacious and cool SUV. Yeah it have resemblance to Innova but one of my friend (who also owns Innova) admit that my Ertiga has better seats than his car. I am not writing about its exterior as every one has seen it, so it doesn't make sense. I would like to tell here that, my car provides comfortable seating for 7 persons. All the speculations regarding its seating comfort are not true. As my family members who are taller than 5' 5" sits comfortably. The AC is also powerful, it take just 10 minutes to cool the cabin. The handling is also easy because of its height and length. It delivers me 30kmpl average on good roads. What else I want. So, if you thinking to purchase one for you. Don't look for more reviews just visit nearby dealership and check it out. You will definitely be surprised.

Best Features: Impressive Interior

Pros: Spacious Cabin, Premium Seats, Strong AC, Handling, Looks

Cons: Boot Space

Value For Money
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The Best Family Car at an Affordable Price

sachin ahuja | 5 years ago
helpful 2

I bought Maruti Ertiga ZDi model in 2014 and you can't believe it is truly a great car at a competitive price point. Its smooth steering and light clutch makes it comfortable and easy to maneuver. Plastic quality and cabin space is amazing. If you drive at around 100 kmph, you can even get a good efficiency of 15 to 16 kmpl on highway. However in city, it offers around 12 to 13 kmpl mileage. It has low maintenance if anybody want to purchase a car between 8 to 12 lakhs than it is a good option. The engine performs well even at high speeds. Even over long distances, 2 adults can comfortably sit on the 3rd row. I have traveled with seven members multiple times and its an absolute joy with no negative impact on either mileage or handling or air conditioning. Overall, it is a nice car which allows your whole family to travel together and comfortably.

Best Features: Value for money

Pros: Value for money, fuel efficient, spacious, good mileage, low maintenance, great handling

Cons: No flaws and drawbacks

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