Indian auto major Maruti Suzuki launches Ignis at Rs 4.59 lakh onwards

WION New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 13, 2017, 11.47 AM(IST)

Maruti launches the Ignis car in India. Photograph:( WION )

India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has finally launched the much-awaited Ignis in the country. The car, which happens to be Maruti's first sub-compact crossover in India, is priced at Rs 4.59 lakh onwards. The high-end model of the Ignis costs Rs 7.46 lakh.

The car is available for e-booking with an initial payment of Rs 11,000. Maruti, for the first time, has introduced an option of online booking through Nexa's exclusive website.

The Ignis is available in 1.2 litre petrol and 1.3 litre diesel engine options. It also offers automatic gearshift options in both.

This is the entry-level car for the premium Nexa chain, which also sells Baleno and S-Cross models of the company.

At present, MSI has 197 Nexa outlets in close to 115 cities in India.

The Ignis will be produced at MSI's Gurugram (earlier known as Gurgaon) plant and is meant mainly for the domestic market.

Maruti Ignis Petrol Diesel
Length x Width x Height (mm) 3700 x 1690 x 1595 3700 x 1690 x 1595
Wheel Base (mm) 2435 2435
Ground Clearance (mm) 180 180
Seating Capacity 5 5
Boot Space (With Parcel Tray) 260 L 260 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 32 L 32 L
Transmission Type 5 MT / AMT 5 MT / AMT
Engine Type V V T DDiS
Displacement (cc) 1197 1248
Number of Cylinders 4 4
Max Power (kW@rpm) 61@6000 55.2@4000
Max Torque (Nm@rpm) 113@4200 190@2000
Front Brakes Disc Disc
Rear Brakes Drum Drum
Front Suspension McPherson Strut McPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Power Steering Type Electrical Electrical
Fuel Efficiency (km/l) 20.89 26.80