The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga was first introduced to our market in 2012. Due to Maruti’s strong position in our market and Ertiga’s capabilities, the MPV became an instant hit. Being in the Indian market for quite a while forced Maruti to give the Ertiga a facelift for the year 2022. Read more to find out what’s in store for the 2022 model.
Maruti Ertiga facelift Highlights
The only noticeable change is the black grille and fog lamp bezels. It seems that all alloy wheels are the same as the current model. There are slight changes in the interior like the latest upholstery, a bigger touch screen, wireless charging, dedicated AC vents for the third row, and cruise control.
Features like projector headlights, auto climate control, and push-button start/stop system will continue to be offered in the facelifted Ertiga as well.
Maruti Ertiga facelift: Engine and Powertrain
The existing engines will be used in the facelifted Ertiga. However, the MPV will replace the existing 4-speed automatic transmission with a new 6-speed torque-converter automatic transmission. However, the gearbox is also likely to be more expensive than the 4-speed unit, which will lead to a slight price increase for new upcoming models. The new transmission, which will come from the global specification Suzuki Vitara SUV, will help the vehicle meet CAFÉ 2 standards.
The implementation of the CAFÉ 2 (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards will happen this month. According to new regulations, automobile manufacturers must reduce average carbon emissions from all product pallets to 113 g / km.
Other added features
The car’s center console features a touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In addition, the car has safety features such as double airbags, ABS with EBD, Isofix child seats, and a high-speed warning bell. The new automatic variants come with a sport mode, additional gear ratios, and optional manual transmission. This thereby improves response and shift times.
The interior has a beige theme, with faux wooden inserts. The second-row seat gets a one-touch recline and access to the third row. You can also recline the third-row seats. All rows get at least 2 cupholders, with an air cooler in the front row.