After months of rumours, the Suzuki Ignis finally hit the Nepali market today. Here are live images from the launch at the NADA Auto Show 2017 in Kathmandu.
The Suzuki Ignis is the newest entrant in Suzuki's pool of small hatchbacks. Derived from the Suzuki iM-4 concept, the crossover-styled hatchback is 3,700 mm long, 1,690 mm wide and 1,595 mm tall. It has a 2,435 mm-long wheelbase and offers a high ground clearance of 180 mm. There's 260 litres of boot space in the car.
The Nepali-spec Suzuki Ignis is powered by the K12 1.2-litre VVT petrol engine that generates 83 PS at 6,000 rpm and 113 Nm of torque at 4,200 rpm. This engine routes power to the wheels via a 5-speed manual transmission. In this configuration, the car delivers a fuel economy of 20.89 km/l. There's no option for the 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine or the 5-speed automated manual transmission.
Suzuki offers the Ignis in Nepal in Delta, Zeta and Alpha grades. The Zeta and Alpha grades have an option for dual-tone colour scheme which costs NPR 30,000 (INR 18,748.17) extra. Prices range from NPR 28,89,000 (INR 18,05,449.19) to NPR 35,19,000 (INR 21,99,160.86). Along with the top-spec version, Suzuki is showcasing an accessorised Suzuki Ignis also at the Nepali motor show.