BS-VI Maruti Ertiga diesel spied once again

24/11/2019 - 09:30 | ,  ,   | Prashant Singh

Recent spy shots had indicated that Maruti Suzuki may not be withdrawing from the diesel passenger vehicle market completely. Solidifying the new development, new spy shots have come up showing a BS-VI Maruti Ertiga test mule on a public road.

Maruti Ertiga Bs6 Diesel Spied
The BS-VI Maruti Ertiga diesel is expected to make its market debut in 2020.

The Maruti Ertiga seen here is being driven on a BS-VI compliant 1.5-litre petrol engine along with a BS-IV compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine. There is also a 1.5-litre petrol/CNG option which powers its fleet version. The spotted unit was seen carrying the DDiS badging on the front fender which clearly indicates it being a diesel car. At the same time, the back-glass document reads BS-VI compliant, which only hints that either it is the Fiat-developed 1.6-litre diesel engine which is rumoured for revival or the in-house developed 1.5-litre diesel engine.

Maruti Suzuki has already updated its petrol-powered line-up to BS-VI emission requirements. Models such as the Swift twins, XL6, Baleno, Ertiga, and the S-Presso, are all BS-VI compliant models now. If you remember, the company also launched the BS-VI Wagon R 1.0L very recently.

Maruti Ertiga Bs6 Diesel Clear Images
The test mule of the Maruti Ertiga was seen with the DDiS badging on the front fender which is a clear indication of it being a diesel vehicle.

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The BS-VI Maruti Ertiga diesel is expected to be launched in 2020.

[Image Source: GaadiWaadi]

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