Maruti Ertiga VDI
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Maruti Ertiga VDI City Wise Price Comparison
ChandigarhRs. 8.18 lakh
GurgaonRs. 8.10 lakh
HyderabadRs. 8.49 lakh
MumbaiRs. 8.63 lakh
New delhiRs. 8.11 lakh
NoidaRs. 8.15 lakh
AhmedabadRs. 8.41 lakh
ChennaiRs. 8.55 lakh
JaipurRs. 8.34 lakh
KolkataRs. 8.57 lakh
PatnaRs. 8.35 lakh
PuneRs. 8.39 lakh
BangaloreRs. 8.52 lakh
Specifications of Maruti Ertiga VDI
Exterior FeaturesRear Window WasherNot AvailableRear Window WiperNot AvailableRear Window DefoggerNot AvailableRemovable Or Convertible TopNot AvailableRear SpoilerNot AvailableWheel CoversStandardRain Sensing WiperNot AvailableTinted GlassStandardSun RoofNot AvailableSide StepperNot AvailableRoof CarrierNot AvailableIntegrated AntennaStandardFog Lights FrontStandardPower AntennaNot AvailableAlloy WheelsNot AvailableAdjustable HeadlightsStandardFog Lights RearStandardElectric Folding Rear View MirrorNot AvailablePower Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorStandardMoon RoofNot AvailableOutside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsStandardManually Adjustable ExtRear View MirrorNot Available
Interior FeaturesHeaterStandardGlove CompartmentStandardLeather SeatsNot AvailableTachometerStandardFabric UpholsteryStandardOutside Temperature DisplayNot AvailableLeather Steering WheelNot AvailableAdjustable SteeringStandardElectronic MultiTripmeterStandardCigarette LighterNot AvailableAir ConditionerStandardDigital OdometerStandardDigitalClockStandard
DimensionsRear Tread1490mmWheel Base2740mmFront Tread1480mmTotal Weight1845kgHeight1685mmClearence185mmLength4265mm
Car Variant FeaturesModel NameMaruti ErtigaLong DescriptionMaruti Suzuki India is the leading car maker in the Indian car market for a very long time now. This car maker has a very smart and practical MPV (multipurpose vehicle), which is known as Maruti Ertiga. The company calls it an LUV Life Utility Vehicle and it has been doing impressive business, since the time it was introduced in the Indian car market. This LUV is being offered with both petrol and diesel engine based options with three trims each. The Maruti Ertiga VDi is the mid level trim in the diesel engine model lineup. The company has fitted thisMaruti Ertiga VDi variant with a power packed 1.3-litre, DDiS (direct diesel injection system) based diesel engine that also has a CRDI (common rail direct injection) fuel supply system and is equipped with 4 cylinders holding 16 valves. This impressive diesel engine is skillfully coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission for smoother gear shifts. The company has also fitted this Maruti Ertiga VDi trim with some very exciting and practicMotor TypeMUVFuel Capacity45Launch Date2012-04-12Urban Avg17.2HighWay Avg20.77Transmission TypeManual
Safety FeatureSide Impact BeamsStandardTyre Pressure MonitorNot AvailableSeat Belt WarningStandardPower Door LocksStandardPassenger Side Rear View MirrorStandardXenonHead lampsNot AvailableRear Seat BeltsStandardSide Airbag RearNot AvailableKeyless EntryStandardPassenger AirbagNot AvailableTraction ControlNot AvailableVehicle Stability Control SystemNot AvailableBrake AssistStandardSide Airbag FrontNot AvailableDriver AirbagNot AvailableCentral LockingStandardCentrally Mounted Fuel TankStandardAntitheft AlarmStandardAdjustable SeatsStandardHalogen Head lampsStandardCrash SensorNot AvailableAntilock Braking SystemStandardFrontImpact BeamsNot AvailableDayNight Rear View MirrorStandardEngine Check WarningNot AvailableEngine ImmobilizerStandardDoorAjar WarningStandard
Comfort And Convenience FeaturesRear ACVentsStandardRear Reading LampStandardPower Windows RearStandardRear Seat Centre ArmRestNot AvailablePower SteeringStandardPower Windows FrontStandardRemote Trunk OpenerStandardVanity MirrorStandardParking SensorsNot AvailableSeat Lumbar SupportNot AvailableRemote FuelLid OpenerStandardRear Seat HeadrestStandardTrunk LightNot AvailableCruise ControlNot AvailableAir Quality ControlNot AvailableAccessory Power OutletStandardMultifunction Steering WheelNot AvailableCup Holders FrontStandardAutomatic Climate ControlNot AvailableCup Holders RearNot AvailableLow Fuel Warning LightStandardHeight Adjustable Front Seat BeltsStandardHeated Seat RearNot AvailableHeated Seat FrontNot Available
Engine FeaturesTypeDDiS Diesel EngineTurbo ChargerYesValves Per Cylinder4Fuel Supply SystemCRDISuper ChargerNoNo Of Cylinder4Year2012Description1.3-litre 88.8bhp 16V DDiS Diesel EngineMaximum Power88.8bhp@4000rpmDisplacement1248Maximum Torque200Nm@1750rpmBore and Stroke69.6 X 82 mm
EntertainmentRadioStandardSpeakersFrontStandardCD ChangerNot AvailableDVD PlayerNot AvailableSpeakers RearStandardCD PlayerStandardAudio System Remote ControlNot AvailableCassette PlayerNot Available
General FeaturesIntroduction Date2012-04-12Country Of ManufactureIndiaCountry Of AssemblyIndia
Car Variant Detail FeatureSafteyFront Seat Belts 3 Point ELR (Driver + Co-Driver) /n 2nd Row Seat Belt (3 Point ELR Seat Belts X 2(Side) With Centre 2 Point Lap Belt /n 3rd Row Seat Belt (3 Point ELR Seat Belts x2 /n Security Alarm System /n Immobilizer /nBreak SystemABS With Brake Assist & EBDSteeringElectronic Power SteeringTyresRadial TyresTransmissionManualEntertainmentFM/AM Band Antenna (Roof Antenna) /n Radio + CD Player + USB Input /n Speakers (Front 2 & Rear 2) /nEngine Type1.3-litre DDiS Diesel EngineSuspension SystemFront: Independent,MacPherson struts,Rear: Non-independent, torsion beamFuel TypeDieselComfort N ConvenienceElectric Internally Adjustable ORVMs /n Tachometer /n Digital Clock /n Fuel Consumption Guage (Instantaneous/Average) /n Driving Range /n Seat Belt Reminder & Door Ajar Warning Lamp /n Light ON & Key ON Reminder With Buzzer /n Low Fuel Warnig Lamp /n 12V Accessory Socket /n Retractable Cup Holder In I/P Or Dashboard /n Cup Holder In Front Console /n Power Steering /n Tiltable Steering Wheel Column /n Front Seat Belt Shoulder Height Adjuster (Driver + C0-Driver) /n Seat Back Pocket (C0-Driver Side) /n 2nd & 3rd Headrestraints /n Airconditioner With Heater /n 2nd Row A/C /n Front & Rear Door Power Windows /n Drivers Side Power Window With Auto Switch (Auto Down Only) /n Central Door Lock /n Key-Less Entry /n Inside Chrome Door Handles /n Body Colored Door Handles /n Back Door Handle (Above License Plate) /nExteriorBody Colored ORVMs /n ORVM Mounted Side Turn Indicators /n Full Wheel Covers /n Body Colored Bumpers /n Mud Flaps (Front & Rear) /n Front & Rear Fog Lamps /n High Mounted Stop Lamp /n Green Tinted Glass /n Front Intemittent Wiper + Washer /nInteriorDay & Night IRVM /n Front Door Trim Pockets /n Glove Box /n Folding Assistant Grips (Co-Druver + 2nd Row + 3rd Row) /n 2 Sunvisors (Diver + Co-Driver) /n Passenger Side Vanity Mirror (Sunvisor) /n Ticket Holder (Driver Side) /n Remote Fuel Lid Opener /n
Additional FeaturesGear Box5 SpeedRear SuspensionTorsion BeamFront SuspensionMcPherson StrutDrive TypeFWDTyre Size185/65 R15Wheel SizeR15Tyre TypeRadial TyresSteering TypePowerTurning Radius5.2metresEmission Norm ComplianceBSIV OBD-2Steering Gear TypeRack & PinionFront Brake TypeDiscsNoOfDoors5Steering ColumnEPS & Tilt SteeringRear Brake TypeDrumsSeating Capacity7
Over all Review of Maruti Ertiga VDI
India saw another gem of a car this year in form of Maruti Ertiga. This was one car that attracted the maximum attention this year by media as well as customers. The car suits a joint family and is accommodating in terms of luggage as well. Even though it can seat 7 yet, unlike the others with this spaciousness, Maruti Ertiga is compact enough to suit the city driving. The other MPVs in the market are usually larger in size. This multipurpose vehicle was showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo 2012 and is positioned as the Life Utility Vehicle a.k.a LUV. The car is built on the Maruti Swift platform which is the same on which Maruti Ritz and Maruti Dzire are based upon. Overall Ertiga is known as the extended Swift and when looked upon closely, the front of the MPV is very similar to the hatchback Ritz. The car is available in both petrol as well as diesel model which makes the car even more desirable. The models vary from LXI, VXI, VXI ABS and ZXI in petrol trims and LDI, VDI and ZDI in the diesel line up.
Maruti Ertiga VDI is powered by a 1.3-litre 16V DDiS diesel engine that churns out a good power of 88.8bhp at 4000rpm and returns a mileage of 17.2kmpl in the city and about 20.77kmpl on the highways. The car even in its lower trim comes with ABS (Anti Lock Braking System) with Brake Assist and EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution) which makes the drive of the car pretty secure as well as comfortable. The car features an entertainment system with 4 speakers, body colored ORVMs, full wheel covers, electronic power steering and electric internally adjustable ORVMs.
Ertiga comes with a decent quality as well as comfort levels. At the same time the MPV is also a performer and thus making the car an out and out winner and very suitable for the Indian driving conditions.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
Maruti Ertiga VDI, complying to BS IV OBD-2 emission norms, returns a mileage of 20.77kmpl when driven on highways and 17.2kmpl when driven in the city. Mileage is one factor that brings maximum support and trust for the Maruti Suzuki India. Not only does the car return a good figure in terms of mileage but the new series engine helps the car maintain lower carbon emissions as well. The credit for the mileage returned goes to the powerful and efficient 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine as well as a comparatively lighter weight of the MPV. This factor makes Maruti Ertiga quite desirable.
Adorning Maruti Ertiga 2012 are seven stylish shades that range from simple Superior White, Silky Silver and Granite Grey to flashy Fire Brick Red to calm Ecru Beige, Dusky Brown and Serne Blue thus, giving customers freedom to choose their color from this range of options that are available for them.
Acceleration and Pick up
The DDiS engine used in Maruti Ertiga VDI helps the car perform smoothly whether in terms of mileage or in terms of pick up and acceleration. Ertiga diesel can accelerate from 0 – 100kmph in about 15.5 seconds. The car is zippy as well and can touch about 150 kmph or even more at times which is a superb thing because Ertiga has to live up to the responsiveness and chirpiness of Maruti Swift, Ritz and the likes in the Maruti line up.
Ertiga unlike the other competitors in the MPV market is smaller in size yet can seat 7 people comfortably. In terms of looks, from the front we see a lot of resemblance with Maruti Ritz thanks to the grille and similarly styled bonnet. The headlamps seen on Ertiga are long and stretched which is very similar to the ones that can be seen Swift. Ertiga VDI does not get the alloy wheels like the ZXI and ZDI however it gets the wheel cover which looks decent enough as well. The side profile of the car is muscular and the prominent wheel arches add to the look. Coming to the interiors, because of the ground clearance it is pretty easy to get in and thus making the whole experience comfortable right from the first step. The cabin is very welcoming with roomy and airy feel. The dashboard has hints of Dzire on it but the colors give the cluster a different look. The steering gives one a good grip thus resulting to easy manoeuvring. The rear doors are large and the seats at the 2nd row can slide up to quite a distance making the entry to the 3rd row easy.
Maruti Ertiga VDI gets day and night interior rear view mirror along with an electronic power steering, digital clock, fuel consumption gauge, air conditioner with heater that also vents for the 3nd row, power windows and keyless entry etc. Adding to the comfort level of the passengers and driver are the safety features that include ABS – Anti Lock Braking System with BA – Brake Assist and EBD – Electronic Brake Distribution, security alarm and immobilizer etc. that gives the driver a sense of security while driving. Enhancing the entire experience of the car, the VDI trim gets an entertainment system with Radio and CD player which also features USB input and 4 speakers.
Maruti Ertiga is a compact car and for an MPV the car has smaller dimensions. The length of Ertiga is 4265mm, width is 1695mm, height is 1685mm and the wheelbase is 2740mm. The ground clearance of the car is 185mm which is not too low nor too high and allows ease of entry and exit.
Maruti Ertiga VDI gets 1.3-litre DDiS super turbo engine that can also be seen under the hood of Maruti SX4. The 16V diesel engine with a displacement of 1248cc churns out a maximum power of 88.8bhp at 4000rpm and produces a maximum torque of 200Nm at 1750rpm. The mileage returned by the car is 17.2kmpl in city driving conditions and about 20.77kmpl on highways. The diesel engine does make a little sound that enters the cabin when the car is being driven at a high speed otherwise the engine is pretty silent. The engine comes mated to a 5 speed manual transmission which gives the car a good performance.
Maruti Ertiga VDI gets 185/65 R15 sized tyres that are radial and have full wheel cover. The other high end variants do get alloy wheels as well. The wheels are wide enough to give the car a decently high stance and also help the car with smooth driving.
Maruti Ertiga gets McPherson Strut front suspension and rear Torsion beam which makes the handling of the car a little easy. The suspension is a little hard and has been tuned in a way that it suits the size and weight of the car so as to avoid excessive body roll and keep it to the minimum.
Handling and Control
With the McPherson Strurt front suspension and Torsion beam rear suspension coupled with disc front brakes and rear drum brakes the handling of the car is pretty good. The efficient braking system along with ABS with BA and EBD, the car stays under control even under extreme panic stop situations. The car performs well and rides perfectly even on sharp turns.
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Maruti Ertiga VDi is the much-anticipated release from Maruti. Though the car is not a conventional MPV, and has been designed on the Swift monocoque instead of the body frame of Innova or Xylo, yet it forms to be a better choice in terms of mileage, price, and efficiency. Speaking of its exteriors, the car is a great masterpiece built on the monocoque of Swift. The body looks compact and sturdy, and fits under the category of mini MUV. The car comes under the segment of C segment cars with dimensions of 4265mm x 1694mm x 1685mm. The car has body coloured handles, colourful and lifted bumpers, great headlamps, and tail lamps with fog lamps. You will love the vibrant colours of the car. The body of the vehicle is simply designed in the pattern that suits the tastes of the Indian masses.
With a seating capacity of 7 members, Maruti Ertiga VDi has a holding capacity of 1235kg. There is not enough space available for the luggage. The front and middle row are quite spacious with comfortable legroom and headroom, but the third row is very compact and can only be used for the seating of kids. However, the car features tachometer, ORVM indicator, trip meter, 5- manual transmission gear, AC with climate control, power windows, remote centralized locking as well as remote boot and remote fuel filler along with rear armrest with cup holder, adjustable steering, manually adjustable driver seat, electronic door mirror, tinted glass, along with foldable rear seats.
The interiors of the car match a lot with the 'Swift' interiors. The car looks a bit congested with 7 seats, 5 doors and 3 rows. The car is a great gift for music lovers for it features CD players along with radio support and USB connectivity. Speaking of the engine, Maruti Ertiga VDi features a 1.3litres 16V DD diesel engine with an engine displacement of 1248cc. the engine churns out a power of 88.8BHP at the rate of 4000RPM and a peak torque of 200Nm at the rate of 1750RPM. The car gives a mileage of 17.2kmpl on the city roads and 20.77kmpl on the highways. The efficient diesel engine with power of almost 90PS is a great value for money in direct proportion to the pricing of the car. Talking about the safety of the coupe, Maruti Ertiga VDi offers fog lamps, EBD and Air Brake System. Though it sports no airbags but has an anti-lock braking system. . With great fuel efficiency and vast service networks in India, the car is a great buy this festive season for big families.