Suzuki Ertiga

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Suzuki Ertiga
2015 Suzuki Ertiga GX (front), Pandawa Beach (cropped).jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Suzuki
Maruti Suzuki
Proton
Also called Mazda VX-1
Proton Ertiga
Production 2012–present
Assembly India: Gurgaon (Maruti Suzuki)
Indonesia: Bekasi (Suzuki Indomobil Motor)
Malaysia: Proton City (PTMSB)
Myanmar: Thilawa (Suzuki Myanmar)
Body and chassis
Class Mini MPV
Body style 5-door MPV
Layout Front-engine, front-wheel-drive
Related Suzuki Swift
Suzuki SX4
Powertrain
Engine 1.4 L K14B I4 (petrol)
1.3 L D13A I4 (diesel)
Transmission 5-speed manual
4-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,740 mm (107.9 in)
Length 4,265 mm (167.9 in)
Width 1,685 mm (66.3 in)
Height 1,695 mm (66.7 in)
Curb weight 1,180 kg (2,600 lb)

The Suzuki Ertiga is a 7-seat mini MPV developed by the Japanese manufacturer Suzuki and its Indian subsidiary Maruti Suzuki, built on the Suzuki Swift platform.

Since 2016, Ertiga is sold in Malaysia as Proton Ertiga.

The Ertiga is also sold and rebadged in Indonesia as Mazda VX-1, which is done by non-manufacturer/assembler.

First generation (2012-present)[edit]

Overview[edit]

It was launched on 12 April 2012 in India,[1] 22 April 2012 in Indonesia and 17 July 2014 in the Philippines.[2] Maruti Suzuki proclaims it to be the first LUV (Life Utility Vehicle).

It competes with the Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Tata Sumo Grande, Toyota Avanza, Honda Mobilio, Renault Lodgy and Nissan Grand Livina. This car is powered by K-series 1.4 litre petrol engine. A diesel version of this car is powered by Fiat's 1.3 litre Multijet engine. The car is based on extended Suzuki Swift platform. This means that the Ertiga is a monocoque MPV; the first in India. It is also considered to be a cross between a saloon/hatchback and an MPV.

The Ertiga is said to be the production version of the R-III (R3) concept showcased by MSIL at the Indian Automobile Exposition 2010. Moreover, the name Ertiga is said be an adaptation of R-Tiga where "Tiga" means "three" in Indonesian. The "R" stands for Rows. Therefore, "Ertiga" is derived from "R3" which in turn means "(Swift with) Three Rows".

Engine[edit]

Suzuki Ertiga comes with two engine options. A Diesel DDiS and a Petrol VVT engine.

Petrol[edit]

The Ertiga K series engine is a 4-cylinder, 1372 cc (1.4 L), DOHC, 16-valve, VVT (Variable Valve Timing) made from lightweight aluminum.

Powered Multi Point Injection, or fuel supply system into the combustion chamber engine is electronically controlled to produce perfect combustion and get a good engine performance, exhaust emissions are good (according to the standard euro-3) and economical fuel consumption. Not only that power / maximum power of 95 PS / 6,000 rpm with maximum torque of 130 Nm / 4,000 rpm so the car is powered from low rpm and can maneuver in and out of the city.

This engine uses Drive-By-Wire Technology to produce the performance of the machine more accurate, responsive and more responsive acceleration because it supported the ECM system (Electronics Control Module) and the fuel valve opening is controlled by a potentiometer sensor cable replacement gas. Power generated to be optimal, more fuel-efficient and low exhaust emissions making it more friendly to the environment or eco-friendly.

Specifications[3][edit]
Engine Type 4 Cylinder, 16 Valve, DOHC
Fuel Supply System MPI (Multi Point Injection)
Bore & Stroke (mm) 73.0 x 82.0
Displacement (cc) 1,584
Compression Ratio 11.0 : 1
Max. Power [kW(hp)@rpm] 68 (91) @ 6,000
Max. Torque [Nm(kg-m)@rpm] 130 (13.3) @ 4,000
Fuel Consumption (L/100km) 6.0

Diesel[edit]

The DDiS is a 1.3-litre diesel engine: generates high power and excellent torque. The combination of common rail fuel injection with an inter-cooled turbocharger generates high dynamic torque for excellent acceleration and all-round performance, together with outstanding fuel efficiency, making it more durable.

This is also the highly acclaimed 1248cc DDiS, Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT) engine, which has already been used by the company in the sedan SX4. The maximum power and peak torque figures of the diesel variant are 90 PS at 4000 rpm and 200 Nm at 1750 rev per minute respectively.

Markets[edit]

Suzuki Ertiga

India[edit]

According to Maruti Suzuki, the Indian Ertiga was designed specifically for Indian consumers,[4][5] unlike the other Maruti models which were designed for the global market. Maruti has marketed it as a "Life Utility Vehicle".[6] 11,000 of these vehicles were ordered in India within five days.[7][8]

In India, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga[9] MPV is available in both the alternatives of diesel and petrol variants. Though both of these engines were also seen doing duties earlier in various models, but this time they are tweaked and retuned to get more out of them, as now they need to bear more burden due to its stretched platform and provide its consumers with some fitting performance figures.

The petrol-run 1.4L power train is K14B; the advanced K-series motor with variable valve timing (VVT) that weights light resulting in better mileage figures. The power train with 1372cc displacement delivers a peak power of 95 PS at 6000 rpm along with a peak torque of 130 Nm at the rate of 4000 rpm.

In June 2013, Maruti Suzuki added its Ertiga models[10] with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The Ertiga LXi and VXi have original factory converter kit and are provided with i-GPI (intelligent Gas Port Injection) which Maruti Suzuki claimed will achieve 22.8 kilometers of one-liter-premium-equivalent. Previously Maruti Suzuki has CNG models for Alto, Wagon R, Eeco, SX4 and Estilo.[11][12]

Variants [13][edit]
VERSION MILEAGE PRICE
PETROL Ertiga LXI BS IV 1373 cc Manual City: 15 kmpl Highway: 17.5 kmpl Rs 6.46 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
Ertiga VXI BS IV 1373 cc Manual City: 15 kmpl Highway: 17.5 kmpl Rs 7.2 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
Ertiga VXI ABS BS IV 1373 cc Manual City: 15 kmpl Highway: 17.5 kmpl Rs 7.28 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
Ertiga Paseo Edition VXI 1373 cc Manual City: 15 kmpl Highway: 17.5 kmpl Rs 7.45 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
Ertiga ZXI BS IV(WITH ALLOY) 1373 cc Manual City: 15 kmpl Highway: 17.5 kmpl Rs 8.01 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
CNG Ertiga LXI CNG 1373 cc Manual City: 20 kmpl Highway: 22 kmpl Rs 7.02 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
Ertiga VXI CNG 1373 cc Manual City: 20 kmpl Highway: 22 kmp Rs 7.83 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
DIESEL Ertiga LDI BS IV 1248 cc Manual City: 20 kmpl Highway: 24.52 kmpl Rs 7.9 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
Ertiga VDI BS IV 1248 cc Manual City: 20 kmpl Highway: 24.52 kmpl Rs 8.58 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
Ertiga Paseo Edition VDI 1248 cc Manual City: 20 kmpl Highway: 24.52 kmpl Rs 8.92 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai
Ertiga ZDI BS IV(WITH ALLOY) 1248 cc Manual City: 20 kmpl Highway: 24.52 kmpl Rs 9.23 lakhs Ex-showroom, Mumbai

Myanmar[edit]

A local Suzuki dealer is now offering Ertiga and a few Ertigas are being spotted on the roads in Yangon.

Indonesia[edit]

Mazda VX-1, a rebadged Suzuki Ertiga

At the 20th Indonesia International Motor Show, three new concepts in the Ertiga's form are introduced, the Sporty, Luxury and Crossover version, which are actually Ertigas heavily modified into concept cars. The normal version, in this case the GX, also appeared.

After the trouble between worker unions at the Maruti Suzuki Plant in India, plans are being made to transfer the building plant to Indonesia, as most of the orders are from that country. The versions of that county's Ertiga is also different. It has five versions, the GA (standard), GL (more equipped than GA), GX (mid-range), Elegant (GX with aerokit and interior luxuries), and Sporty (GX-based limited edition with special body kit, similar to Suzuki Swift Sport). All version comes in 5-speed manual or 4-speed auto, while GA only have manual option. In January 2013, Ertiga with double blower AC was introduced. Though was based from Swift, the second AC blower was placed on the interior platform like other pickup-based MPVs, such as the Toyota Kijang Innova or the Isuzu Panther, unlike another non-pickup-based MPV such as Nissan Grand Livina which its second AC blower was placed in rear console box. On May 2013, Ertiga with automatic transmission was introduced for GL & GX type.

The Suzuki Ertiga sold 109,461 units in two years, with selling record over Toyota Avanza in one year.[14]

Ertiga Dreza[edit]

To compete with Toyota Avanza Veloz and Honda Mobilio RS, Suzuki Indomobil Motor Indonesia launched the top model of the Suzuki Ertiga on 8 January 2016, named Suzuki Ertiga Dreza with a new look exterior and more premium interior. Dreza has 2 variants, The Ertiga Dreza and Ertiga Dreza GS. Both get new front and rear bumper, new grille, new side protector, new rims design and new colour variants for the GS. On the inside Ertiga Dreza comes with new seat combination, new wooden panel dashboard and for the GS variant, it gets huge 8" touchscreen audio system.[15][16]

In 2017, Suzuki launched Suzuki Ertiga Diesel ZDi Hybrid in Indonesia with mild hybrid technology. Unlike its petrol variant, this Ertiga Diesel is still imported from India and comes only with manual transmission.[17] Different with full hybrid technology which uses Lithium batterry, Suzuki uses mild hybrid technology and is called as Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki (SHVS) with only uses bigger regular cheap accumulator 70 AH, combines with Integrated Starter Generator which can restart the engine after the car stop (and also stop the engine) with just press the clutch pedal (start stop system). The system is also can give more acceleration when needed.[18]

Variant Description
GA Basic model of the Ertiga.
GL Basic model of the Ertiga with additional luxuries that comes with features like power windows, double blower AC, alloy wheels, rear wiper, etc.
GX Middle-range model of the Ertiga with all the features, like Airbags, ABS, featuring exterior cosmetics, steering-mounted audio controls, dual airbags, reclining 2nd row seats, refined audio system, etc.
Elegant Middle-top model of the Ertiga with all the features. This variant got front, rear, side under spoiler, rear upper spoiler, fog lamp bezzel chrome set, muffler extension, lower chrome garnish grille, side body moulding, leather seats and wooden trim. Also sold as Mazda VX-1.
Dreza / GS Top model of the Ertiga with all the features based on GX. Model with a completely redesigned fascia and exterior parts, morphing the stance into somewhat a luxury MPV. Major upgrades include a 9-inch Android-based head unit with Miracast and HDMI input.[19]

Philippines[edit]

The Suzuki Ertiga reached the Philippine soil on the eve of Typhoon Rammasun in 2014. Although the vehicle is formally called an LUV, the Suzuki Ertiga is the third MPV offered by Suzuki Philippines next to the APV and the APV type II.

Variant Description
GA Basic model of the Ertiga.
GL Mid model of the Ertiga with two transmission options such as Automatic and Manual, it offers ABS+EBD, three-point belts in the rear, nicer trim and slightly fancier seat fabric, alloy wheels, a nicely integrated 2-DIN stereo, and those missing headrests
GLX Top of the line model of the Ertiga that comes with keyless entry, steering-wheel audio controls, a rear wiper, foglights, and all the other goodies on the GL.

South Africa[edit]

The Suzuki Ertiga is the brand’s first MPV-type vehicle in South Africa. However the company is keen to point out that it’s not an MPV. It’s called a Life Utility Vehicle and its aimed at being ultra practical, while retaining the fun-to-drive characteristics of the popular Swift.

The seven-seater MPV is the second made-in-India product in Suzuki SA’s portfolio, the first one being the older Alto (A-Star). The South Africa-spec Ertiga is available only with the 1.4-litre K-Series petrol engine which puts out 95 PS and 130 Nm of torque. The transmissions options are a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic unit.

Variant Description
GA is the most basic, aimed at the fleet market and in particular taxi/shuttle/B&B owners. As such it rides on steel wheels, eschews an audio system and a rear screen wiper.
GL Mid model of the Ertiga with Automatic and Manual Transmission, it offers ABS+EBD, three-point belts in the rear, nicer trim and slightly fancier seat fabric, Steel wheels with Hub Cap, a nicely integrated 2-DIN stereo, and those missing headrests
GLX Top of the line model of the Ertiga with Automatic and Manual Transmission that comes with keyless entry, steering-wheel audio controls, a rear wiper, foglights, and all the other feature on the GL.

Ertiga Facelift[edit]

Facelifted Suzuki Ertiga

Maruti Suzuki has launched the new 2016 Ertiga in India on 16 October 2015 at Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-Delhi) going up to Rs 9.25 lakh (ex-Delhi) for the top spec SHVS variant. The new Ertiga is the second car to get the SHVS hybrid diesel engine after the Ciaz Hybrid. The 1.3-litre DDiS 200 SHVS Diesel Engine in the Ertiga returns a claimed fuel efficiency of 24.52kmpl which is an 18 per cent rise when compared to the standard 1.3-litre DDiS Ertiga.

The SHVS powered Ertiga will get an engine start/stop button, torque assist, brake energy regeneration and gear shift indicatorsIn addition to the SHVS diesel, the Ertiga will also come with a 1.4-litre K14B VVT petrol engine returns a claimed fuel efficiency of 17.5kmpl, an improvement by 9 per cent over the previous petrol motor. Both the diesel and petrol engine gets 5-speed manual transmissions while there is an optional automatic transmission that will be available in the VXi trim only in Indian Market.

The new Ertiga gets a START/STOP Button, New 15" alloy wheel set, SmartPlay infotainment system with features like TFT touch screen display, integrated reverse parking camera with sensors, bluetooth, voice command and navigation system. Compatible smartphones can be connected through the MirrorLink software making the smartphone features accessible on the infotainment display; but these are currently available in Top of the line ZXi+ & ZDi+ trims in Indian market. The rear seats are now 50:50 split folding, thus improving the versatility of the MPV.

Along with this diesel versions of facelifted Ertiga comes with hybrid technology by Suzuki called as SHVS.[20]

Proton Ertiga[edit]

Proton Ertiga in Cotton White

The Proton Ertiga is Malaysia's first subcompact MPV that qualifies for Malaysia's EEV emissions standard. It can sit up to seven people, but because the middle row middle seat only features a lap belt, it is classified as a six-seater with a 2-2-2 configuration. It was launched on November 24, 2016, at the press conference at the Setia City Convention Centre, Setia Alam, Selangor.[21] It is Proton's fourth model to be launched in a six-month span.[22] It's available in two models, Executive (manual and automatic transmission) and Executive Plus (automatic transmission only). It uses the same 1.4 L K14B inline-four petrol engine as the Suzuki Ertiga.

Specifications[3]
Executive MT Executive AT Executive AT Plus
Engine Petrol Suzuki 1.4 L K14B I4 petrol engine
Exterior Halogen Headlamps Green tickY
Front Fog Lamps Green tickY
Rear Fog Lamp Green tickY
Headlamp Leveling Green tickY
Door Mirror with Side Turn Indicator Red XN with Electric Fold
Rear Combi Halogen Lamps Green tickY
Front Grille Chrome
Front Foglamp Garnish Black Chrome
Door Outer Handle Body Color
Alloy Wheels Green tickY
Color Ruby Red Green tickY
Carnelian Brown Green tickY
Cotton White Green tickY
Metal Grey Green tickY
Interior Seat & Door Trim Insert Fabric
Steering Wheel Urethane Urethane with Audio Switches
2nd Row Air Conditioning Green tickY
Seat Height Adjuster Red XN Driver only
Seat Back Pocket Front Passenger Only Front Passenger & Driver
Sunvisor With Vanity Mirror for Front Passenger & Ticket Holder for Driver
2nd Row Seat Configuration 60:40 Fold & Slide
3rd Row Seat Configuration 50:50 Fold
2nd Row Seat Armrest Green tickY
Seat Headrest Green tickY
Infotainment System 2-DIN Radio, CD Player, MP3, iPod & iPhone
USB Green tickY
Speakers 4 4 + 2 Tweeters
Power Socket 2
Power Windows Green tickY
Safety Dual Front Airbags Green tickY
ABS with EBD Green tickY
Front Seatbelt Pretensioner & Load Limiter System Green tickY
All Seatbelts 3-point ELR
Reverse Sensor Green tickY
Anti-trap Power Window Driver’s side only
Immobiliser with Alarm System
ISOFIX with Top Tether Green tickY
Accessories Tint Red XN Green tickY
First Aid Kit Green tickY
Plate Holder Green tickY

Second generation[edit]

The second generation Suzuki Ertiga has been seen testing.[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maruti Suzuki launches the new compact MPV "Ertiga" in India". Suzuki Global News. 12 April 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "SIM launches the new compact car Ertiga in Indonesia". Suzuki Global News. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
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  5. ^ "Maruti Suzuki to launch Ertiga LUV: Specially designed for Indian car market keeping in mind an Indian's physical built". RushLane. 
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  7. ^ "Maruti Ertiga receives 11,000 bookings in just five days, targets to sell 70,000 units this year". RushLane. 
  8. ^ "Maruti Suzuki says over 11,000 Ertiga MPVs booked in 5 days". 
  9. ^ Maruti Suzuki Ertiga | 2013-02-26
  10. ^ New Ertiga Dreza Diluncurkan di Indonesia | 2016-01-07
  11. ^ Suzuki Ertiga Elegant To Released in Indonesia | 2013-01-01
  12. ^ "Suzuki Ertiga Berbahan Bakar Gas Dijual Rp111 Jutaan". June 18, 2013. 
  13. ^ Staff (2015-07-30). "Maruti Suzuki Ertiga in India - Price, Mileage, Reviews, Images, Specs". cartrade.com. 
  14. ^ "Dalam 2 Tahun Ertiga Jadi Low MPV Fenomenal". May 3, 2014. 
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  16. ^ "Suzuki Ertiga Dreza Jadi Varian Tertinggi Ertiga!". AutonetMagz :: Review Mobil dan Motor Baru Indonesia. Retrieved 2016-02-06. 
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  18. ^ "Mengapa Ada Kata "Hybrid" pada Suzuki Ertiga Diesel?". February 9, 2017. 
  19. ^ "New Suzuki Ertiga Dreza Officially Launched in Indonesia". 2016-01-08. 
  20. ^ [1]
  21. ^ "Proton Ertiga MPV launched in Malaysia – RM59k-65k". Paul Tan's Automotive News. 2016-11-24. Retrieved 2016-12-04. 
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  23. ^ "Next-Gen Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Caught Testing In India Again - NDTV CarAndBike". CarAndBike. Retrieved 2017-12-07. 

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