Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced launch of the Next-Gen Ertiga in a refreshed new avatar. The trusted companion of over 750,000 Indian families, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, is now more stylish, elegant and comfortable. Powered by an all-new Next-Gen K-series 1.5L Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine with Progressive Smart Hybrid Technology and driven by an all-new advanced 6-speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters, the Next-Gen Ertiga arrives at ARENA showrooms in style. The launch also marks the tenth anniversary of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga which pioneered and created the compact MPV segment in the country. The elegant & stylish Next-Gen Ertiga aims to make life rich & fulfilling again, by bringing back joy of togetherness. Introducing the Next-Gen Ertiga, Mr. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “Ertiga’s launch 10 years ago was a significant moment in the Indian automobile industry, as it created a new segment that has been growing at a CAGR of 4.7%. With a decade long legacy, the country’s first compact MPV Ertiga has a special place in the Indian automobile industry. The Next-Gen Ertiga with advanced technology features will also come with a new engine and an all-new transmission. As it stays true to its brand vision of providing comfort, technology, and safety features, while being fuel-efficient for customers, the Next-Gen Ertiga will surely continue to be India’s go-to MPV. We are confident that the Next-Gen Ertiga will be widely embraced by our customers.” Next-Gen Powertrain and all-new Advanced TransmissionThe Next-Gen K-series 1.5L petrol engine offers a peak power of 75.8kW@6000rpm and a max torque of 136.8Nm@4400rpm. Available both in Petrol and CNG option, Next-Gen Ertiga offers an incredible mileage of 20.51 km/l (Petrol) and 26.11km/kg (CNG).The New Powertrain provides a refined driving experience with a focus on improved NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) and reduced emissions in line with Maruti Suzuki’s vision for a greener and cleaner environment.All this is further complemented with an all-new 6-speed Automatic Transmission and the proven 5-speed Manual Transmission. With a commitment to democratizing new technologies, Maruti Suzuki for the first time offers steering wheel mounted Paddle Shifters in Automatic transmission variant for added convenience and fun to drive experience. More Elegant and Refreshed Exterior and Interior Design The Next-Gen Ertiga is now more stylish and elegant with dynamic chrome winged front grill, new machined two-tone alloy wheels and back door garnish with chrome insert. The Next-Gen Ertiga is now available in 6 color options with the introduction of two new colors – Splendid Silver and Dignity Brown and is sure to turn every drive into a stylish drive. The refreshed new interior complements elegance through Sculpted Dashboard with a new Metallic Teak-Wooden Finish, plush dual-tone seat fabric while enhancing the look, feel & overall premium-ness of Ertiga.