The new report is the upcoming 2015 Maruti Ertiga facelift will come up with both automatic transmission and a small hybrid system (SHVs tech). The product version of Ertiga facelift introduced at a famous international show, the GIIAS 2015 and the company has announced that the facelift 2015 will be released in India on 10th October, 2015. The facelift 2015 of Ertiga gets the same AMT gearbox used in the current-selling products of Maruti Celerio and Alto k10 and the SHVS tech, which integrated in Maruti Ciaz Hybrid. The model has gets a couple of minor updates than its predecessor that was first introduced in 2012 in the MPV segment. An automaker, Maruti Suzuki will offers an AMT gearbox, the SHVS technology and the cosmetic changes with the Eritiga Facelift but no mechanical changes applied on a new product.
The same engines of Ertiga will be continued in the facelift and the k-series petrol engine with 1.4-capacity has integrated with 5-speed manual transmission. The 4-speed AMT gearbox will be offered on the petrol variants and the same AMT has provided in the Maruti Celerio. As per the sales-statistics from the past one year, the company has sold 5,000units of Maruti Ertiga per month on an average basis. In the month of January, the sales has reached around 6036 units and the Ertiga has been giving competition to the Honda Mobilio, the Renault Lodgy and the Toyota Innova.
The latest start-stop system is inbuilt in the SHVS technology and it helps to increase the fuel-efficiency by removing the unnecessary wastage of fuel. The Indonesian-spec Ertiga facelift VXi variant has same petrol engine that has capacity to generate 92PS and 130Nm of power and torque respectively. The company has makeover the MPV with a lot of cosmetic changes in which some are following.
Cosmetic changes of the Ertiga facelift 2015:
- Triple slat chrome grille
- Redesigned lower bumper
- Fog lamps
- Strong 5-spoke alloy wheels
- 50:50 split third row seats
- Auto Up power window
With both of AMT and SHVS tech, the industry and the passenger car maker hope that the upcoming facelift will reach the 10,000 units of sales per month. Besides, there is a chance to cross the milestone as it has integrated with the both advantages of technology-based and eco-friendly products, which will be preferred by the most of customers now a day. The Maruti Ertiga is now available in the all showrooms across India at reasonable price range is Rs. 5.99lakh to Rs. 8.79lakh and the facelift will available at little bit of hike.