Being a new urban Maruti car, the Ignis gets more than 10,000 bookings in just one week of the period from its launch on 13th January 2017. The new crossover was originally previewed at the 2015 Tokyo Show before its introduction in India. The production version of the Ignis was showcased for the first time in India at 2016 Auto Expo. The entry-level compact crossover has been derived from Suzuki’s i-M4 concept, which offers a rich experience to the Indian customers.
This is the first car from Maruti Suzuki gets more than 10,000 bookings with the unique design and features including Nexa safety shield pre-tensioners, standard ABS, dual airbags, 15-inch alloy wheels, as well. It is available with the stylish LED projector headlamps, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Andriod Auto, Apple CarPlay, as well.
Maruti Ignis sold via through the premium outlets in the NEXA network, which will be expanded in the coming years with the well-established services. The Ignis is the third vehicle from Nexa, which was opened doors with the Maruti S-Cross crossover.
The Ignis powered by 1.3-litre DDiS diesel and 1.2-litre VVT engine with two transmission options, 5-speed MT and 5-Speed AMT. In the coming days, it will be available with the all-wheel drive system. The Ignis petrol delivers 20.89kmpl and the diesel motor delivers a good mileage of 26.80kmpl.
The Ignis will compete the existing brands, Renault Kwid, Datsun GO-Cross, Mahindra KUV 100 and upcoming Tata Tiago Aktiv.