The Suzuki Ertiga, which basically means R3 in Indonesian, is a seven-seat compact MPV built by Japanese manufacturer Suzuki and its subsidiary Indian Maruti Suzuki. The Suzuki Ertiga is composed of Changan Suzuki in China. The Suzuki Ertiga is also sold in Indonesia as Mazda VX-1.
Suzuki Ertiga Overview
Suzuki Ertiga was launched on 12 April 2012 in India on 22 April 2012 in Indonesia. Maruti Suzuki proclaims the first thing Luv (Life Utility Vehicle). It competes with the Toyota Nova, Mahindra Xylo, Tata Sumo Grande, Toyota Avanza and Nissan Grand Lavina. The car was powered by K-series 1.4 liter petrol engine. The diesel version of this car is powered by 1.3 liter Multijet engine Fiat’s. The car is based on the extended platform Suzuki Swift. This means that Suzuki Ertiga is an MPV monocoque, the first one in India. Suzuki Ertiga is also considered to be a cross between the saloon / hatchback and MPV. It has also beaten the governing long Toyota Innova.This “ERTIGA” The first is “backwards in the world.
The Suzuki Ertiga is said to be the production version of the R-III (R3) The concept showcased by tail at the Indian Automobile Exposition 2010. In addition Ertiga name is said to be an adaptation of R-Tiga “Tiga” means “three” in Indonesian. The “R” stands for lines. “Ertiga” is derived from the “R3” also means “(Swift with) Three lines”.
Suzuki Ertiga Markets
Indonesia: At the 20 Indonesia International Motor Show, three new concepts in the form Suzuki Ertiga’s launch, the Sports, Luxury and crossover version, which actually Ortig as heavily modified concept vehicles. The normal version, this GX, appeared.
After the trouble between unions and worker at the Maruti Suzuki Plant in India, plans are being made to transfer the plant structure Indonesia, as the majority of orders from that country. The translations Suzuki ErtigaCounty is different. It has five versions, GA, GL, GX, Elegant, and sporty. All version comes in manual 5-speed or 4-speed auto, and manual GA only option. In January 2013, Ertiga with Blower twice AC was established. Although based from the Swift, the second AC Blower was placed on a platform inside like other MPVs pickup-based, such as Toyota Kijang Nova or Isuzu Panther, unlike other MPV based on non-pickup-such as Nissan Grand Lavina any follow-up on its AC Blower was placed in the rear console box. On May 2013, Ertiga with automatic transmission was introduced because of the GL & GX type. The Suzuki Ertiga sold 109,461 units in two years, and sold a record on the Toyota Avanza in one year.
India: According to Maruti Suzuki, the Indian Suzuki Ertiga designed specifically for Indian consumers, unlike other Maruti models which were designed for the global market. Maruti has been marketed as “Life Utility Vehiclle”. 11,000 of these vehicles ordered in India within five days. In India, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPV is available for both methods of diesel and petrol variants. Although both of these engines were also seen to work for the beginning of the various models, this time they are Tweaked and retuned to get more out of them, as they now need to take more account of its platform to spread and provide its consumers with suitable performance statistics.
The petrol-run 1.4L power train K14B, advanced K-series motor with variable valve timing (VVT) that weights to have the best results mileage figures. Power train with 1372cc displacement delivers a peak power of 95 PS at 6000 rpm and torque of 130 Nm at the rate of 4000 rpm. On the other hand, is one of the most acclaimed 1248cc Addis, đã Geometry turbocharger (VGT) engine, which is already used by the company in the popular sedan sx4, has got some skills box to provide significant mileage numbers. The maximum power and torque of models such as diesel 90 PS at 4000 rpm and 200 Nm at 1750 rev per minute respectively. The petrol and diesel versions of the Maruti Ertiga MPV wrapped in a transmission 5-speed manual as standard, in all forms.
In June 2013, Maruti Suzuki added its Suzuki Ertiga models Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The Ertiga LXi and VXi have the original factory converter kit and are provided with i-GPI (intelligent Gas Port Injection) which Maruti Suzuki claimed to achieve 22.8 miles of one-liter premium equivalent. Earlier Maruti Suzuki has CNG models for Alto, Wagon R, Eco, sx4 and Estilo
Suzuki Ertiga Facelift
Ertiga facelift may go on sale in the quarter of 2015. the second Suzuki Ertiga will be a better fuel than the current model. Under the bonnet is the same 94bhp 1.4-liter K Series petrol engine producing and 130Nm and multi-jet unit the 1.3-liter Fiat that is good for 89bhp and 200Nm of torque. It is expected that the statistics of fuel efficiency has been increased by 10 per cent. Rumors and suggested that the company is planning to launch the manual transmission equipped Suzuki Ertiga.
Suzuki Ertiga Export Market
The introduction of the Suzuki Ertiga has been announced for the export market in July 2014. The variants are available at introduction will be GA manual transmission, GL manual or automatic with L automatic. All Suzuki Ertiga models will be fitted with the 1.4 liter petrol engine.