The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is larger, wider and taller compared to the previous models. Its dimensions are 4395mm by 1735mm by 1690mm, while the wheelbase is 2740mm. The total gross weight of this Suzuki model is 1800kg and has a fuel capacity of 45 litres. Due to the Heartect platform, the Ertiga is almost 20kg lighter compared to other car models, despite it being larger and bigger. It is also fuel efficient and has better performance. It comes with both petrol and diesel engines. This article will review the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga diesel car. First, a body overview of the car reveals that it has a maximum seating capacity of seven occupants and it has a total of 5 doors. That is two each side and one on the rear.
The diesel engine Suzuki Ertiga models have a 1248 cc, 16-valve, 4- cylinder each with four valves and a 1.3 litre multijet DDiS engine that generates maximum power of 89Bhp at 4000 rpm and it also generates a maximum torque of almost 200Nm at 1750 rpm, not to forget that the diesel engine is equipped with a turbocharger to enhance the driving experience. When it comes to transmission, the Suzuki Ertiga diesel model is only available in manual, and there isn’t an automatic diesel model available. It has a 5-speed gearbox with five forward gears and one reverse gear.
When it comes to the interior, the Suzuki Ertiga has faux wooden paneling surrounding almost all of the interior, more specifically the dashboard. The steering wheel also complements the interior look, since it is covered or rather wrapped in brown leather. The seats are made out of fabric, and they also possess that beige look, and most importantly they are comfortable. It is suitable for long distance trips because of the comfort offered by the seats. The seats are placed in such a manner that they ensure there is enough legroom for the occupants.
Still, on the interior, there is a touchscreen infotainment system that supports apple car play and android auto, meaning that an individual in the car can connect his or her smartphone to the system. The infotainment system also gives the driver all the essential information about the car from fuel consumption and so much forth. It is also equipped with a digital clock and a sun visor for the driver only.
The Suzuki Ertiga diesel model is made and equipped with several features to ensure the safety of the occupants. It has a total of two airbags, one for the driver and the other for the front passenger. This Suzuki car model also has a rear sensor which is very useful and helps the driver when he or she is trying to park the car. It helps avoid damages to property and other vehicles surrounding the car. This car is suitable for carrying kids around because it is equipped with child safety locks to prevent children accidentally opening the door while the vehicle is in motion. It also alerts you when the doors are not well closed. Other features include:
- Hill assist
- Central locking
- Anti-lock braking system
- Electronic brake assist and so forth.