2015 is going to be a jam-packed year for the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki, with the company planning to launch many models as well as the facelift of its existing range. One of these is the facelift version of multi-purpose vehicle Ertiga.
Auto enthusiasts in India have already seen enough spy shots and leaked reports of Ertiga facelift. Now, a new set of spy shots has hit the web space again, this time test mule carrying minimal camouflage, showing the finished design of Ertiga facelift.Thanks to the folks at Gaadiwaadi.
Judging from the latest images, the disguise has now only been applied to the front bumper of Ertiga facelift, indicating that most of the changes are likely to come in that area. The alterations are likely to be in the form of new front bumper with re-worked headlights and chrome touch. At the back, the Ertiga facelift is likely to get minimal changes.
Beneath the skin, Ertiga facelift is likely to carry over from the current model-1.4-litre four-cylinder K-Series petrol and 1.3-litre, four-cylinder, Multijet, turbo-charged diesel engines, may be with a minor tweak in the engine to deliver better performance. The current versions of Ertiga offer a fuel efficiency of 16.02 kmpl (petrol) and 20.77 kmpl (diesel).Reports also suggest that an automated manual transmission (AMT) with safety lock & parking gear option is also likely to make it to the new facelift avatar of Ertiga.
As for the features, Ertiga facelift is likely to have electrically adjustable and retractable Outside Rear-View Mirrors (ORVMs) and a new updated infotainment system. The Ertiga facelift is expected to introduce sometime in 2015 with a price tag slightly higher than the current version.