Maruti Suzuki that recently expressed its desire to discontinue their diesel line-up of vehicles has today announced the arrival of a new 1.5-litre oil mill for its Ertiga MPV. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 1.5-litre diesel is now priced between₹ 9.68 – 11.20 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
2019 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga features an in-house developed new 1.5 DDiS 225 4-Cylinder diesel engine that replaces the current tried and tested 1.3-litre MultiJet Diesel engine. Therefore this particular engine produces a maximum power output of 94 bhp with 225 Nm of peak torque. Matted to a six-speed manual transmission, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 1.5-litre diesel delivers a fuel efficiency figure of 24.20 kmpl (ARIA certified).
“Considering the requirements of evolving customers, the Next Gen Ertiga is now offered with the new 1.5-litre Diesel engine. The new engine is a perfect combination of performance and refinement. It showcases Maruti Suzuki’s commitment to provide products aligned with customers aspirations. We are sure this new engine option will strengthen the popularity of Ertiga in urban MPV segment”, commented R.S. Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki India.
Maruti Suzuki claims that some of the key attributes of this engine are that it uses ‘Dual Mass flywheel’ to help to reduce engine fluctuations. The pendulum type engine mounting further adds to superior ride quality leading to refined NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) performance.
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