Die-hard auto enthusiasts are aware that Indonesia Auto Show 2017 is underway. One of the cars shown at the auto show is the Suzuki Ertiga Dreza. This car is a more premium version of the Ertiga we get in India. Here, in this story, we take you through all the details of the new 2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza.
The Ertiga is a 7-seater MPV from Maruti Suzuki. It is a sub-Rs 10 lakh MPV that has been setting new sales record since the day of its launch. That said, the Ertiga is getting a bit long in the tooth now and, outside of a mid-life refresh, it has not changed much. The Ertiga Dreza is, on the other hand, a more premium Ertiga. It is likely to come to India. When is it likely to come to India? What will it cost? Read on to know more about the 2017 Maruti Ertiga Dreza and find answers to your questions too.
2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza India Launch Date
|Launch Date||December 2017|
Now, no official announcement has been made with regards to 2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza India launch date. However, now that it has shown up at Indonesia Auto Show, chances are high that it will show up at Auto Expo 2018 too. Susbsequently, Maruti is likely to launch this car in India. It will likely be the last time Maruti updates the current generation Ertiga before bringing in a new gen model in 2018.
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2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza Price in India
|Petrol Variant Price||₹ 9.20 Lakh|
|Diesel Variant Price||₹ 11.20 Lakh|
Like we said earlier, the Ertiga Dreza is a more premium Ertiga. Hence, it will likely be on sale alongside the current Ertiga. It will command a premium over the standard Ertiga. We think the Dreza will appeal to all the private buyers of the Ertiga. Maruti could even restrict the sales of the current Ertiga to taxi market only.
2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza Specifications
|Engine||1.4-litre four-cylinder K14B petrol||1.3-litre DDiS 200 turbo diesel SHVS|
|Transmission||5-speed MT/4-speed AT||5-speed MT|
The current lineup of Ertiga’s engines will likely remain the same when 2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza arrives here. The current Ertiga is powered by a 1.4-litre K14B engine that makes 91BHP power and 130Nm torque. The diesel engine on this car is a 1.3-litre unit with mild hybrid technology. It has a peak power output of 89BHP and peak torque output of 200Nm. Both engines come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The petrol engine also gets an option of 4-speed automatic gearbox.
2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza Mileage
|Mileage (petrol)||17.03 KMPL (AT)/17.50 KMPL (MT)|
|Mileage (diesel)||24.52 KMPL|
Since the 2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza is a styling refresh, expect it to sport similar mileage figures as the Ertiga currently on sale. In its current form, the Ertiga returns 17.03 KMPL mileage with petrol engine-automatic gearbox option. This figure goes up to 17.50 KMPL when the petrol engine of Ertiga is equipped with the 5-speed manual gearbox. On the diesel front, the car benefits from Maruti Suzuki’s mild hybrid technology and is able to return 24.52 KMPL mileage.
2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza Dimensions
Due to the styling updates, the 2017 Maruti Ertiga Dreza is longer than standard Ertiga by 129mm (the standard Ertiga measures 4296mm in length). However, the increased length has no impact on the wheelbase of the car as the Ertiga Dreza measures 2740mm in this department, at par with the standard car. The bits that stay unaffected are the width (1695mm) and the height (1685mm) of the car too.
2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza Features
- Chrome grille outline
- New design alloy wheels
- Chrome outline on lower grille
- New bumper
- Faux wood inserts in door trims
- SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment unit
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- Dual tone upholstery
- Dual front airbags
- ABS and EBD
In terms of features, the 2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza offers some new bits over the standard car. The new design front bumper lends floating effect to the car’s grille. Both lower and upper grilles are new. They have chrome outlining too. Also new are the 14-spoke alloy wheels. On the inside, the car gets dual-tone upholstery. There are faux wood inserts in the door trims. The car’s infotainment system gets added support for Android Auto.
The Ertiga has been on sale in India for quite some time. In this period, it has seen just seen a not-so-comprehensive facelift so far. With the Ertiga Dreza, Maruti Suzuki will be able to not just revise this car’s styling but also keep it relevant for a little longer. That is, until Maruti Suzuki completely redesigns the MPV. We will have more to talk about the car closer to its launch date in India. Stay tuned for latest updates on 2017 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Dreza India launch date, price and more.