Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch the much anticipated Ignis Urban Compact Hatchback in India on the 13th of January this year. Aimed at the millenial poppulation of the country, the Ignis will be exclusively sold through Maruti's NEXA dealership and hence will take up the place as the entry level offering for the premium product portfolio of the Indo-Japanese automaker. The bookings for the same have already commenced, with the waiting period surging up to 4 month! So, ahead of its launch, we bring you every bit of information that you ought to know about the Maruti Suzuki Ignis.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis - Expected Price
The base variant of the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Ignis is expected to be priced at INR 5 lakh (ex-showroom) while the top of the line variant is likely to attract buyers with an appealing price tag of INR 7 lakh (ex-showroom).
Maruti Suzuki Ignis – Mileage
As per the details revealed on the official site, the petrol variant is claimed to return fuel economy of 20.89 kmpl while the diesel variant will return mileage of 26.80 kmpl. Read Also: Maruti Suzuki Ignis variant information leaked: to come in 14 trim levels
Maruti Suzuki Ignis – Launch Date
Previously, the car was expected to arrive in the domestic market during the festive period of 2016, however, due to excessive demand for Baleno and Vitara Brezza the arrival of Ignis was delayed. Now, this much anticipated vehicle is all set to arrive in the domestic market on January 13, 2017.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis – Dimensions
As far as the dimensions are concerned, the Maruti Suzuki Ignis will sport length of 3700mm, width of 1690mm and height of 1595mm along with wheelbase of 2435mm and ground clearance of 180mm.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis – Features
Going by the details revealed on the official website, Maruti Suzuki Ignis will be equipped with extensive list of features. It will sport Front Grille with Chrome Accents, LED Projector Headlamps, DRLs, Fog Lamp with Chrome Garnish, alloy wheels, Body coloured door handles and ORVMs, side sill moulding, Chrome Accents on AC Louvers, Smart Play Linkage Display Audio with Bluetooth and USB connectivity, Steering Mounted Audio Controls, Suzuki SLDA Remote App, 4-speakers, 60:40 Split Rear Seat, all four power windows, Driver Seat Height Adjuster, Automatic Air Conditioner, Push start, Remote Keyless Entry and much more.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis – Engine Specifications
Under the hood, Maruti Ignis premium urban hatch will be offered with a choice of two engine options. The petrol variant will be powered by a 1.2-litre VVT petrol engine which develops 81.8 bhp @ 6000 rpm along with 113Nm of peak torque @ 4200 rpm. On the other hand, the diesel unit sees a 1.3-litre oil burner that develops 74 bhp of power @ 4000 rpm against the peak torque of 190Nm @ 2000 rpm. The transmission duties will be carried out by 5-speed manual gearbox as standard and AMT will also be on offer for both petrol and diesel.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis- Variants
Sold through Maruti's Nexa dealership outlet, the Ignis will be available to choose from four different variants on each petrol and diesel derivatives. These are to be the Sigma, Delta (M/AMT), Zeta (M/AMT) and the Alpha.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis- Colours
The Maruti Ignis will be offered with a choice of 5 different colours. These will be the Pearl Arctic White, Silky Silver, Uptown Red, Tinsel Blue (only available on Zeta and Delta trims), Glistening Grey (on every trim except Alpha) and Urban Blue (on every trim except Sigma). Apart from these one can opt for dual-tone paint jobs available on the Zeta and Alpha trims. These are the Uptown Red with Midnight Black, Tinsel Blue with Pearl Arctic White and Tinsel Blue with Midnight Black.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis – Safety Equipments
As far as the safety aspect is concerned, the forthcoming Maruti Suzuki Ignis will be offered with standard advanced safety features such as Suzuki TECT Body, Dual Front Air Bags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX Child Seat Anchorages, Seat Belt Pre-tensioners with Force Limiters, Full Frontal, Frontal Offset, Side Impact Safe. Optional safety features include Rear Parking Sensor, Rear View Parking Camera, Rear Defogger, Driver Seat Belt Reminder, and much more.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis – Competition
As far as the competition goes, the Maruti Suzuki India will be looking to dominate the segment by deriving Ignis as a premium urban hatch which will take-on its arch rival – Mahindra KUV 100.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis – Pictures
Here are some pictures of the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Maruti Suzuki Ignis: Front Profile
Maruti Suzuki Ignis: Side Profile
Maruti Suzuki Ignis: Rear Profile