Maruti Suzuki Ignis Specifications revealed, will deliver 26.8kmpl

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  • January 3, 2017
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Just how fuel-efficient is Maruti Suzuki’s hotly anticipated, cheap (we hope), and cheerful Ignis? We uncover detailed specs of this all-new crossover from Maruti prior to its launch on January 13th

 

Ignis specs revealed

 

 

It’s the quintessential Indian question, what’s the mileage? Maruti Suzuki’s new compact crossover, the Ignis has been in the limelight and its specs and details have now been uncovered before its official launch. In terms of fuel efficiency, the Ignis’s company claimed figure will be 26.8kmpl and 20.9kmpl for the diesel and petrol drivetrains respectively. It is ironical though, that the Baleno which employs the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engines, and is considerably larger, claims a marginally better fuel efficiency of 21.4kmpl for the petrol and 27.4kmpl for the diesel powertrain. This is despite the Baleno being the heavier of the two.

 

Maruti Suzuki Ignis Cabin

 

 

We’ve said before that the engines powering the Ignis will be the tried and tested 1.2-litre K-series petrol engine and the Fiat derived 1.3-litre diesel, the power figures on the other hand had eluded us but not anymore. The petrol motor will churn out 83PS of max power at 6000rpm and 113Nm of peak torque at 4200rpm. The diesel motor on the other hand will make 75PS of max power and 190Nm of peak torque. Both engines will be mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and AMT will also be on offer.

Here are the exterior dimensions and weight:

LxWxH - 3700mm x 1690mm x 1595mm

Wheelbase – 2435mm

Ground Clearance – 180mm

Boot space (with parcel tray) – 260 litres

Fuel tank capacity – 32 litre

Kerb weight – 825-860kg (petrol) and 940-960kg (diesel)

 

maruti Suzuki Ignis Front Quarter

 

 

Despite the car measuring only 3,700mm in length, there is ample space in the cabin which can also be attributed to the wheelbase which is 5mm longer than the Swift and has the wheels pushed out to the corners of the car. Though with a ground clearance of 180mm it barely classifies as an SUV and looks more akin to a high hatchback. 15inch wheels will be offered as standard adorning 175/65 section tyres. It will also feature disc brakes up front. Lastly, it will be retailed through Nexa showrooms and is expected slot in between the Celerio and the Swift, so it will have to be sensible on the wallet in terms of price and running costs.

The bookings of the Ignis have already commenced with a booking amount of Rs 11000 and for a detailed first look of the Ignis, click here

 

 

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