Maruti Suzuki, one of the largest car manufacturers in India, has quietly updated its Ertiga MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) with a new infotainment unit.
The car now comes with a new SmartPlay Studio touchscreen panel which gets features like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth connectivity, weather updates, and supports audio and video streaming as well.
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga comes with a bulky stance featuring a long and wide look with a chrome-finished grille, trapezoidal fog lamp housings as well as air inlets, and indicator-mounted ORVMs.
For lighting, the car gets projector headlamps, rounded fog lamps, and LED taillights.
Moreover, it has a wheelbase of 2,740mm and a boot space of 209 liters.
Inside the cabin
Apart from the new infotainment panel, the interiors of the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga remain unchanged. The car offers a spacious seven-seater cabin with fabric upholstery, height-adjustable driver seat, and wood-finished highlights on the dashboard and three-spoke multifunctional steering wheel.
In terms of safety, it offers driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, speed alert system, and ISOFIX child seat mounts.
Power and performance
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is fueled by a BS6-compliant 1.5-liter petrol-hybrid engine that comes mated to either a 5-speed manual gearbox or an automatic transmission. The unit is capable of producing 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque.
Finally, here's a look at the price
As far as pocket-pinch is concerned, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga falls under Rs. 7.59-10.13 lakh price bracket in India (ex-showroom). Notably, the updated infotainment is offered only on the top-tier ZXi variant of the car.
At this price point, the MPV takes on the likes of Mahindra Marazzo and Renault Triber.