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12:48 pm, 16th August 2019 by    Comments

The Maruti Ertiga 1.3 diesel has been discontinued due to the BS6 deadline.

2019 Maruti Ertiga Hindi Video Review
The MPV rivals the Mahindra Marazzo, Renault Lodgy and Honda BR-V

Earlier this year Maruti Suzuki announced that it will discontinue all its diesel-powered vehicles next year owing to the BS6 deadline. Barely 4 months after the declaration and being true to its word, the carmaker has pulled the plug on the 1.3-litre diesel-powered engine from the Ertiga line-up. The Fiat-sourced MultiJet diesel has powered a range of Maruti models and was the centrepiece of the Ertiga line-up since April 2012. The 1.3-litre unit has been used for over a decade in 2 states of tune – 75 PS/190 Nm and 90 PS/200Nm.

The Maruti Ertiga will now be available with a 1.5-litre petrol engine that belts out 105 PS of power and 138 Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 4-speed torque converter automatic. The carmaker’s hybrid stem (SHVS technology) claims to aid fuel efficiency on the petrol engine. The only diesel engine on offer, the new 95 PS, 1.5-litre powertrain will also be discontinued by 1st April 2020, when the stringent BS6 emission norms come into play.

The Maruti Ertiga BS6, offered with only a 1.5-litre petrol engine, was launched at Rs. 7.55 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) whereas a CNG-powered variant of the same is available at Rs. 8.88 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). Meanwhile, the Ertiga 1.5-litre diesel starts at Rs. 9.86 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga rivals the likes of the Mahindra Marazzo, Honda BR-V and the Renault Lodgy. The MPV is set to greet a sibling named XL6 on 21st August 2019.

Maruti Ertiga 1.3 Diesel Discontinued

– The 1.3-litre MJD engine has been replaced by the new 1.5-litre unit
– A CNG-powered variant is on offer with the petrol engine
– 1.5-litre diesel will be discontinued by April 2020 too

2019 Maruti Ertiga Video Review
Maruti is gearing up to launch an Ertiga-based 6-seater premium MPV on 21st August