Maruti Suzuki Ignis Zeta gets touchscreen console; prices also hiked
Maruti Suzuki has upgraded the Zeta variant of its Ignis hatchback in India. It now comes with a SmartPlay Studio infotainment console, which was earlier exclusive to the top-tier Alpha model. However, with the addition of the new touchscreen infotainment system, the price of the Zeta variant has been increased by Rs. 8,500. Here's our roundup.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis Zeta: At a glance
The 2020 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Zeta comes with a sporty design, featuring a chrome-covered grille, revised bumpers, and muscular skid plates. On the sides, the hatchback is flanked by silvered roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, electrically folding ORVMs, and alloy wheels. For lighting, it gets adjustable headlights and fog lamps. Dimensions-wise, the Ignis has a wheelbase of 2,435mm and a ground clearance of 180mm.
A peek inside the cabin
The 2020 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Zeta has a spacious five-seater cabin, featuring a dual-tone dashboard and a power steering wheel. The hatchback packs a 7-inch SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment console with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also acts as a display for the reverse camera and offers live traffic updates via the Smartplay Studio app.
Power and performance
The 2020 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Zeta draws power from a BS6-compliant 1.2-liter VVT petrol mill that generates 82hp of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. The powertrain comes mated to either a 5-speed manual or an AMT gearbox.
What about the price?
After receiving a price-hike of Rs. 8,500, the BS6-compliant Maruti Suzuki Ignis Zeta now costs Rs. 5.98 lakh for the manual model and goes up to Rs. 6.45 lakh for the AMT trim (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi). At this price point, the hatchback takes on the likes of Ford Figo, Mahindra KUV100 NXT, and Hyundai GRAND i10.