Maruti Suzuki continues to replace its line-up, and following the launch of the brand new Wagon R and the facelifted Baleno, the carmaker has launched the up to date Ignis. The tall and quirky hatchback will get minor beauty modifications and extra gear with this replace.
To stick to approaching security rules, all variants of the Ignis now get reverse-parking sensors, a velocity alert system and a passenger-side seatbelt reminder system as normal. Moreover, the mid-spec Zeta and the top-spec Alpha variants get Maruti’s latest-gen SmartPlay Studio infotainment system and roof rails on the outside. Curiously, Maruti is prone to proceed to supply the Ignis with LED headlights and DRLs solely on the top-spec Alpha variant, whereas the facelifted Baleno will get this characteristic from the mid-spec Delta trim onwards.
The Maruti Suzuki Ignis stays mechanically unchanged. It’s powered by a solitary 1.2-litre petrol engine that produces 83hp and 113Nm of peak torque. Transmission choices embrace a 5-speed handbook and a 5-speed AMT gearbox. Maruti did provide the Ignis with a diesel engine initially, however determined to discontinue it in June 2018, owing to low demand.
Whereas there isn’t a official affirmation, anticipate the up to date Ignis to value barely extra to account for the brand new gear it affords. The hatchback will proceed to be retailed from Maruti’s Nexa chain of dealerships. Its predominant opponents embrace the Hyundai Grand i10, the Mahindra KUV100 NXT and the Ford Freestyle.