Shortly before, Maruti Suzuki has announced that the company will discontinue its diesel vehicles within a year, while Maruti Suzuki launched 2019 Ertiga in India with 1.5-liter diesel engine in-house development. This engine is from DDiS technology and has been made available in three variants of New Ertiga - VDi, ZDi and ZDi +. The price of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga diesel variant of 2019, t is 9.86 lakh rupees, which goes up to Rs 11.20 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. This new DDiS 225 diesel engine will replace the 1.3-liter DDiS 200 engine taken with Fiat.
Maruti Suzuki India has installed 149cccc 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine in 2019 Ertiga diesel, which has the capacity to generate 94 bhp power and 225 Nm peak torque. The company has made changes in its diesel engine so that the car gets torque in equal proportion. This engine, based in New Ertiga, is equipped with a 6-speed manual gearbox and for the present time, the company has not provided an automatic transmission with an alternative.
Maruti Suzuki launched the second Generation Ertiga in India in November last year and after that, it has also become the best selling MPV in India. Since the launch, the company has sold more than 40,000 units of New Generation Ertiga from November to April. In the previous statement, Maruti Suzuki has announced the closure of its diesel vehicles due to BS6 rules.
"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 providing products aligned with customers aspirations. We are sure this new engine option will strengthen the popularity of Ertiga in the urban MPV segment." commented, Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki India.