The 2018 Suzuki Ertiga (2018 Maruti Ertiga) was officially unveiled at IIMS 2018 yesterday. Oto Driver has posted a first impressions video of the all-new MPV, showing its exterior and interior in detail.
Featuring a classier design, the all-new Suzuki Ertiga is 130 mm longer, 40 mm wider and 5 mm higher than its predecessor. The length, width and height now measure 4,395 mm, 1,735 mm and 1,690 mm on tape. The wheelbase (2,740 mm) has remained unchanged, though. Suzuki has lowered the ground clearance by 5 mm to 180 mm.
The Heartect platform-based 2018 Suzuki Ertiga has the K15B 1.5-litre VVT engine under the hood. The four-cylinder petrol engine produces 104.7 PS at 6,000 rpm and 138 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm. It is paired with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy is rated at 18.06 km/l (MT)/16.73 km/l (AT).
On the outside, the 2018 Suzuki Ertiga features projector headlamps, electrically adjustable and electrically foldable mirrors, 15-inch alloy wheels and LED rear combination lamps with light guides. Roof-mounted air vents, wood inserts, 6.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, dual power outlets, ventilated cupholders, 60:40 split folding and sliding second-row seats and 50:50 split wild down folding third row seats are some of the leading interior features.
On the safety front, the 2018 Suzuki Ertiga is equipped with ISOFIX child seat anchorage points, dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, rear parking camera, Hill-Hold Control and ESP.
The 2018 Suzuki is now available to pre-order in Indonesia. The 2018 Maruti Ertiga’s launch is said to take place in August.