Maruti Suzuki India Limited, country’s
largest car manufacturer, today announced the launch of the CNG variant of Ertiga,
7-seater utility vehicle coinciding with Environment month, June 2013. With this
launch, Ertiga will now be available in all three fuel variants: CNG, petrol and
Ertiga's claim to fame
MUV of the year - NDTV Car & Bike Show
Family car of the year – TopGear magazine
MUV of the year - Car India magazine
MPV of the year - Autocar India magazine
Compact SUV of the year - CNBC Overdrive
MPV of the year - ET Zigwheels
MPV of the year - BS Motoring
Ertiga Green will be available in LXi and VXi variants. Ertiga is the only factory
fitted CNG vehicle in its segment. Ertiga's CNG system is fitted on the conventional
assembly line. This ensures a consistently high quality as the vehicles pass through
the stringent checks of the assembly line manufacturing process. Ertiga Green will
offer a mileage of a 22.80 Km/Kg.
On the occasion, Mr Manohar Bhat, Vice President (Marketing), Maruti Suzuki
said: “As a market leader we are concerned about the environment. We continuously
work to offer products that are high on fuel efficiency and low on overall cost
of ownership. Ertiga Green, with a factory fitted CNG system, is another step of
Maruti Suzuki to meet today’s need of our customers. With the Ertiga Green
our customers will be able to enjoy lower running costs and also take advantage
of Maruti Suzuki’s vast service network across the country.”
Over 87000 Ertiga units have been sold since its launch in April 2012.
The factory-fitted CNG Ertiga ensures consistently high performance and a driving
experience thanks to the contemporary i-GPI (intelligent-Gas Port Injection) technology.
Thei-GPI technology uses a Dual Engine Control Unit that delivers calibrated quantity
of fuel to the engine, leading to more efficient fuel usage and consistent high
The factory-fitted CNG vehicles in Maruti Suzuki range score high on safety and
reliability. At the same time they allow customers to enjoy full benefits of seamless
service and warranty across the company’s national service network of over
2900 service stations.
‘Ertiga Green’ is the sixth vehicle from Maruti Suzuki with factory
fitted CNG segment. Alto, Wagon R, Eeco, SX4 and Estilo are already offered with
factory fitted CNG option.
Ertiga Green will be available in states with CNG infrastructure including Delhi
NCR, Gujarat, Mumbai, Pune, and parts of Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya
Ex showroom prices for Ertiga Green in Delhi are :