India’s largest car manufacturer Maruti has decided to bring in a New Multi Utility Vehicle (MUV) – Maruti Etriga.
Maruti Etriga will also be popularly known as Maruti R3 or RIII. Earlier, Maruti Etriga was unveiled at the Auto Expo held in 2010 in our Capital where Maruti’s upcoming MPV- Maruti R3 concept was introduced. Naturally, since Indian families tend to be large in number, Maruti R3 is designed to appeal to huge Indian family members who seek for perfect blend of each day usability and area. Maruti Ertiga’s design and style is recognizable as a Suzuki.
Interiors of the RIII get a large dash and in top-of-the-line variants, RIII will get electric ORVMs, climate control, steering mounted controls and airbags as well. The RIII will have impressive seven-seater with three rows of seats. However, the nose appears quite comparable to that of the Maruti Ritz, with its bulbous bonnet and slot-like grill. The air inlet below the bumper will be bit larger and enclosures that residence the fog lights will also be large.
Additional Information of RIII:
Ertiga MPV is expected to be available in at least six variants: LXi, VXi, ZXi, LDi, VDi and ZDi. Higher end variant Maruti Ertiga ZXi is anticipated to have Anti-lock Braking System. The roof mounted AC vents in the second and the last row passenger seats are expected to provide comfort to the passengers. Additionally, Maruti Ertiga is also said to have other features like Sun Roof, Steering Adjustment, and Driver Seat Adjustment. Besides this, reports also suggest that Maruti may also introduce rain sensing wipers on Maruti Ertiga.
Expected colors for Maruti Ertiga:
Blazing Red, Torque Blue, Silky Silver, Arctic White, Glistening Grey and Midnight Black are the colors well anticipated for Maruti Ertiga.
Main Advantage of RIII:
The most appealing advantage is R3 will be available in petrol as well as in Diesel variants. The petrol will be the 4-cylinder K-series engine and the diesel is most likely to be 1.3 litre DDis engine.
We expect Maruti Suzuki to price R3 in between Rs 5-7 lakhs, originating it as one of the lowest priced Multipurpose Vehicles in the Indian Market place.