Made in India Maruti Ertiga dominated abroad, got better features from the Indian model, stronger indigenous car engine
Apart from India, the Ertiga is in great demand in Indonesia, the Philippines, South Africa, and Thailand. Maruti launched the 2022 Ertinga model in April this year. At the same time, Suzuki has now unveiled the updated model of Ertiga at the Philippines International Motor Show (PMIS). This model has been manufactured in India and is a Made in India product. The company exports cars made in India to the foreign market. Compared to the Indian model, the 2023 Ertiga model introduced in the Philippines has been given better features like a 360-degree camera and a bigger touchscreen.
New Ertiga: Big Changes
The new Maruti Ertiga introduced in the Philippines gets a 9-inch touchscreen, while the only 7-inch touchscreen has been given in the Ertiga available in India. However, there is not much difference other than size in the touchscreen infotainment system. Apart from this, a 360-degree surround camera has been given in the new Ertiga. The Ertiga is a great MPV for the right price while the XL6 is a premium car that comes with a captain seat.
New Ertiga: Safety Features
The international model of Ertiga gets safety features like dual airbags, reverse parking sensors, ABS with EBD, and a pedestrian injury mitigation system. Ultra-high tensile steel has been used in the manufacture of the latest MPV. It also gets Stolen Vehicle Notification and Tracking, Tow Away Alert and Tracking, Geo-fence, Time Fence, Driver Behavior, Over-speeding Alert, and Remote Function features.
The engine of the Indian Ertiga is stronger
The model of Ertiga introduced in the Philippines is better than the Indian model of Ertiga in terms of features. However, the K15B mild-hybrid engine has been used in the international model. At the same time, the power of the more advanced K15C Smart Hybrid engine has been given in the Indian model. The K15C engine gives a mileage of 20.51kmpl on 5-speed manual transmission and 20.30kmpl on 6-speed automatic transmission.