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Maruti Suzuki Ertiga LXI vs VXI vs ZXI vs ZXI Plus vs ZXI Automatic

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With the Ertiga, Maruti Suzuki has hit a bulls-eye in the compact MPV segment, a category which it now rules single-handedly. The car-like driving dynamics, the practicality of a three-row vehicle, efficient powertrains and low maintenance costs have made the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga a default choice for large families and fleet operators.

In the BS6 era, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has become a petrol-only vehicle, with a single CNG-powered variant for those who crave efficiency. In this article, we have compiled all the features and details of the four different variants in which the Ertiga is being offered:

Variants and Prices

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga lxi vs vxi vs zxi vs zxi automatic

In total, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is available across India in four different variants – LXI, VXI, ZXI and ZXI+, all of which come standard with a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine and a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. However, the mid-spec VXI and ZXI variants are also available with a 4-speed torque converter as an option. For economy-conscious buyers, there is a CNG-powered variant of the VXI as well. Following are the prices of all the variants of the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga:

Manual Variants 1.5-litre petrol 1.5-litre petrol with CNG
LXI Rs 8.13 lakh
VXI Rs 8.93 lakh Rs 9.88 lakh
ZXI Rs 9.66 lakh
ZXI+ Rs 10.14 lakh
VXI AT Rs 10.13 lakh
ZXI AT Rs 10.86 lakh

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Engine and Transmission

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Engine and Transmission

The only powertrain which is offered as standard in all the variants is a 1.5-litre four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine. Available with both 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic transmission options, the engine produces a maximum power output of 105 PS and a peak torque output of 138 Nm. This powertrain is also available in a single CNG-powered variant, in which it makes similar maximum power and torque outputs.

Specifications 1.5-litre petrol Manual 1.5-litre petrol automatic 1.0-litre CNG Manual
Maximum power 105 PS @ 6,000 rpm 105 PS @ 6,000 rpm 105 PS @ 6,000 rpm
Maximum torque 138 Nm @ 4,400 rpm 138 Nm @ 4,400 rpm 138 Nm @ 4,400 rpm
Transmission 5-speed manual 4-speed automatic 5-speed manual
Fuel-efficiency 19.01 km/l 17.99 km/l 26.08 km/kg

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Safety and Security Features

For a vehicle of its size and price, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is decently loaded with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, brake assist and ISOFIX mounts for child seats. As you go up the variant lineup, the Ertiga comes equipped with remote keyless entry and reverse camera too. The automatic variants also come with electronic stability program and hill hold assist.

Variants Safety features
LXI Dual front airbags, ABS, EBD, brake assist, reverse parking sensors, ISOFIX mounts for child seats
VXI All features of LXI + remote keyless entry, ESP with hill hold assist
ZXI All features of VXI + front fog lamps, rear wiper, rear wiper and rear defogger
ZXI+ All features of ZXI + reverse camera

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Comfort and Convenience Features

Even the base-spec LXI variant of the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is equipped with essential features like projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, power windows and manual AC. The second VXI variant gets wheel caps, steering-mounted audio and Bluetooth controls, rear AC vents and driver seat height adjustment too. The higher ZXI and ZXI+ variants feel more premium with features like 15-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control and push start-stop button.

Variants Comfort and convenience features
LXI Projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, power windows, manual AC
VXI All features of LXI + wheel caps, electrically adjustable and foldable rear view mirrors with turn indicators, steering-mounted audio and Bluetooth controls, rear AC vents, driver seat height adjustment
ZXI All features of VXI + 15-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, push start-stop button
ZXI+ All features of ZXI + leather steering wheel

Connectivity and Entertainment Features

The range-topping ZXI+ variant is bestowed with Suzuki’s 7-inch Smartplay touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto. On the other hand, the mid-spec LXI and VXI variants come fitted with a 2-DIN feather-touch audio system with Bluetooth connectivity.

Variants Connectivity and entertainment features
LXI No features
VXI 2-DIN audio system with Bluetooth and four speakers
ZXI All features of VXI + two tweeters
ZXI+ 7-inch touchscreen with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, with four speakers and two tweeters

Dimensions

With a length of 4395 mm, a width of 1735 mm and a height of 1690 mm, the Maruti Ertiga is perfectly sized for a compact MPV, with space in all three rows. It also offers a decent boot space of 209 litres, which expands to 550 litres, once you fold down the third row of seats.

Dimensions Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
Length 4395 mm
Width 1735 mm
Height 1690 mm
Wheelbase 2740 mm
Boot space 209 litres (with third row up), 550 litres (with third row down)
Ground clearance 185 mm

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is currently having the exclusivity of being the only compact MPV in its price range. However, the introductory prices of entry-level variants of Kia Carens are priced close to the Ertiga.

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