2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga vs Mahindra Marazzo is going to be an interesting rivalry between two new entrants in the segment.
New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has been making quite a buzz in recent times since the car was launched in Indonesia earlier this year and test mules of the MPV spotted several times. The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is now ready to launch in India sometime during Diwali and it will refresh the appeal of the already popular car. The new Ertiga comes with a revised appearance in terms of design and features. Upon launch, the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga will throw tough challenge to Mahindra Marazzo, another new entrant in the market. In that case, the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga vs Mahindra Marazzo is going to be an interesting rivalry to watch.
As we have already seen the upcoming 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga online, the car gets a completely redesigned look. Inside the cabin, it gets new premium features and on the powertrain front, the India-spec model is likely to get the same petrol and diesel engines that Maruti Suzuki Ciaz currently comes with. On the other hand, the Mahindra Marazzo comes with a bulky and aggressive appearance blended with premium features.
While Mahindra Marazzo actually targets the Toyota Innova Crysta, its original rival is going to be the upcoming 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga. In this spec-sheet based comparison, we will take a look at how the two cars fare against each other.
2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga vs Mahindra Marazzo: Price
The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is expected to be priced competitively against its rivals. It comes available at a price range of Rs 7.44 lakh and Rs 10.90 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). On the other hand, the Mahindra Marazzo comes priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 13.90 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Clearly, the new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has an edge over the Mahindra Marazzo, thanks to the lower pricing.
2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga vs Mahindra Marazzo: Specification
The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is expected to carry the same petrol and diesel engines as the new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz that has been launched here couple of weeks ago. In that case, the new Ertiga will come with a 1.5-litre petrol engine and a 1.3-litre diesel engine as well. Also, both the engines could get Suzuki SHVS mild hybrid technology, just like the new Ciaz. Transmission options could include a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 4-speed automatic unit. However, the automaker is yet to disclose the fine detailing of the MPV.
The petrol engine churns out 103 bhp of peak power and 138 Nm of peak torque, while the diesel motor pumps out 89 bhp of peak power and 200 Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, the Mahindra Marazzo is powered by a new in-house developed 1.5-litre diesel engine coupled with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The engine kicks out 121 bhp of peak power and 300 Nm of peak torque. Also, the engine returns 17.6 kmpl of mileage.