Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Hits 1 Million Sales Milestone in India
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) proudly announced that its Ertiga MPV has achieved an impressive milestone of one million sales in India, accomplishing this feat in under twelve years since its launch. Despite the shifting consumer preference towards SUVs, the Ertiga has maintained its dominance in the midsize MPV segment, commanding a significant market share of 37.5 percent.
Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer of Marketing & Sales at Maruti Suzuki India Limited, expressed satisfaction with the Ertiga’s success, stating, “The Ertiga has redefined the MPV segment with its stylish design and advanced technology. It has become the preferred choice for young, tech-savvy customers who value quality time with their loved ones, creating lasting memories.”
Maruti Suzuki noted a notable increase in first-time customers, accounting for 41 percent of Ertiga buyers, with 66 percent choosing the seven-seater as the ideal family vehicle. The demand for top-spec variants has also been strong.
Equipped with advanced features, the Ertiga boasts a seven-inch Smartplay Pro touchscreen infotainment system, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, Suzuki Connect with over 40 features, remote AC, automatic headlamps, cruise control, and machined dual-tone alloy wheels, among others.
The MPV offers convenience features such as air-cooled cup holders, front-row armrest with utility box, bottle holders, and accessory sockets in each row, second-row roof-mounted AC with adjustable air vents and three-stage speed control, reclining and flat-fold functionality for third-row seats, and ample boot space for increased utility.
Under the hood, the Ertiga is powered by a 1.5L four-cylinder Dual Jet Dual VVT K-series petrol engine with mild-hybrid technology, mated to a manual or a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission with paddle shifters. It boasts a claimed fuel efficiency of up to 20.51 kmpl, with the CNG variant offering an impressive efficiency of 26.11 km/kg. Additionally, the Ertiga is exported to over 80 countries from India.