Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Petrol Vs Toyota Innova Petrol

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One of the most popular MUV of the country Toyota Innova was first launched in 2005 and is available in 7-seater and 8- seater. Toyota India has made Innova a combination of power and luxury on the other hand we have the MPV Maruti Ertiga product of largest automobile makers of country Maruti Suzuki Motors. A CNG model of car is been launch recently.


The new Toyota Innova has a more stylish and sleek looked than the previous model. The MUV is blessed with new skirting in curvy design, oval shaped front radiator grille, sporty alloy wheels, high mounted tail lamp and large rear wind screen.

Maruti Ertiga is dubbed as LUV (LIFE utility Vehicle). Of smaller size than conventional MPV it is zippier in traffic; the 15 inch radial tubeless tyre sticks to the rood and delivers a comfortable driving experience. It can accommodate five passengers comfortably. The exterior of MUV is very sporty and bold with black colour chrome grille, beetle shaped fog lights and stylish Headlamp clusters dominating the facia. The side profile is done with 15- inch alloy wheel and body coloured ORVM. The rear end has a flat hatch look and shinny tail lights.


The interior of Innova MUV is better and more elegant than any of its rivals. Innova’s interior is equipped with all the comfort and space needed. The dual tone cushion seats are very appealing and provide great comfort. The beige shade is used to decorate the inside of Innova which makes it even brighter and richer. It has a sitting capacity of 7-8 passengers.  The black coloured dashboard looks very luxurious. The 60:40 folding rear seats can provide extra boot space.

The designers of Maruti Motors have blessed Ertiga with elegant interior. Music player is mounted in the dashboard and leather cover steering wheel with gear knob give the interior a premium look. The dual tone interior makes Ertiga look more spacious from inside. Its central console looks exquisite with black and beige treatment. Adjustable seats provide ample leg space. The60:40 folding rear seats provide good boot space to carry luggage.


Toyota Innova is accompanied by best in class features for the convenience of passengers. Automatic climate control, AC with Aircon vents s for second and third row to keep the vehicle cool even in hot sunny days, reverse camera, cruise control, and parking sensors, central console mounted music system and 6 integrated speakers with USB and Bluetooth connectivity and a 12v-power outlet.

The company has bestowed the Ertiga with standard and new age safety features including Two front airbags with front and rear seat-belts, ABS (antilock braking system) with brake assist, engine immobilizer, Central locking and EBD.


Maruti Ertiga Petrol is built with a 1.4L, k series petrol engine of 1373cc that can be converted to run on CNG. This engine generates maximum power of 95PS@600RPM and maximum torque of 130Nm@4000RPM.

Ertiga features and i-GPI (intelligent-Gas port Injection) technology this will deliver precise amount of fuel into engine for optimum performance and maximum fuel efficiency. The car delivers maintain an amazing mileage of 16LMPL on petrol and 23KMPL on CNG.

Toyota Innova Petrol is loaded with a DOHC WTi petrol engine of 1998cc, which churns out maximum power of 132PS@5600RPM and torque of 181Nm@4000RPM. The engine gives a mileage of 8.3KMPL in city and 12.5KMPL on highway. MUV comes with a choice of five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission.


Maruti Ertiga is offered in Ecru Beige, Dusky Brown, Serene Blue, Fire Brick Red, Granite Grey and Superior White while Toyota Innova is available in Light Blue Metallic, Dark Red Mica Metallic, Grey Mica Metallic, Super White, and Silver Mica Metallic colours.


Maruti Ertiga price is of 5.9-8.7lakhs while Toyota Innova price is of has 9.5-14.4lakhs.


Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a stylish MPV with loads of space and great mileage on the other hand Toyota Innova offers smooth ride and excellent reliability but the Ertiga is available at a less expensive price than its competitors.

   Table of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Toyota Innova Specifications

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Toyota Innova
  Engine Size 1373cc, 1.4L,k series petrol engine 1998cc, DOHC WTi petrol engine
  Price Range 7.5 lakhs   9.5-14.4lakhs
  Power 95PS@ 6000 RPM 95PS@ 600 RPM (petrol)
 Gear box 5 speed  5 speed
 Mileage 16 kmpl 12.5 KMPL( petrol)/ 13.5 KMPL ( diesel)
 Transmission Manual Manual
 Boot Space 135  L 300 L
 Variants Petrol Petrol + Diesel

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