Posted On : 18 Mar, 2019
India, March 18, 2019 : The Maruti Suzuki has introduced a Black Edition of the Ertiga in the Philippines. The new generation model is being offered with several upgrades overseas and latest one is a new special edition model for Philippines. Apart from a launch in India, the Suzuki Ertiga Black Edition brings an all-black interior to the MPV without making any changes to the exterior of the vehicle, which can otherwise be seen on the special edition Ertiga GT set for debut later this month in Indonesia.
Regarding the changes on the Suzuki Ertiga Black edition for Philippines, the model gets the all-black treatment in place of the beige themed cabin on the standard version. The automaker has also used darker wood trims on the dashboard to match the overall theme, while the plastics inside the cabin are black as well. The wood finished multi-function steering wheel continues to be on offer. The car continues to be offered as a seven-seater with the 2+3+3 layout. Internationally, the Ertiga misses out on the SmartPlay Studio infotainment system but does get a 10-inch touchscreen display with with Bluetooth, USB and AUX connectivity.
New Suzuki Ertiga draws powered from the 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine tuned for 103 bhp, and is paired with a five-speed manual and four-speed automatic transmission. The engine is also offered in India alongside the 1.3-litre DDiS diesel motor with 89 on tap. The new motor will meet the stringent BS6 norms and will effectively replace the 1.3 Fiat-sourced mill across the Maruti Suzuki vehicle range. There are also reports of a more premium six-seater version coming later this year and could be sold exclusively via the Nexa outlets.
2019 Suzuki Ertiga Black Edition sees no exterior changes and is offered in color options of Metallic Magma Gray, Metallic Silky Silver, Pearl Burgundy Red, Pearl Glorious Brown, Pearl Radiant Red, Pearl Snow White and Prime Cool Black. However, the interiors get completely revamped with the all black color scheme with metallic chrome accents. The blacked out interiors see all black treatment on its dashboard and seats, doors and side panels.
The Ertiga Black Edition is available in three variants in the Philippines – GA, GL and the GLX, priced at Php 738,000 (Rs 9.69 lakhs) or Rs. 9.72 lakh for the GA trim.