LAUNCHED IN INDIA: SUZUKI IGNISPosted On: January 14, 2017 By : AutoLife Team
Maruti Suzuki has launched the Ignis, “India’s First Premium Urban Compact vehicle for the Millennials” as per the company, at a price tag of INR 4.59 lakh-6.69 lakh for the petrol variant and INR 6.39 lakh-7.80 lakh for the diesel variant.
The Ignis combines unconventional design, seamless smartphone experience with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, technological supremacy with AGS on petrol and diesel, advanced safety features as standard and personalization options, making it unique in the segment.
The unique proportions of Ignis get a confident stance with expressive wheel arches,and wheels placed at extreme corners. The LED Projector Headlamps with LED DRLs, fog lamps with chrome inserts, and 3D trapezoidal 5 spoke all-black Alloy Wheels, add to the design quotient.
The Ignis gets a feature-rich premium cabin. It gets a floating layered dash board with high quality dual tone interiors, multifunction steering wheel, touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, climate control, ambient lighting, etc.
Smart packaging of the engine makes cabin space roomier and offers comfortable ingress-egress. Front and rear have abundant head room and leg room, offering maximum usable space with the right proportions at all the places. The large, 265 litre, boot is wide enough for easy access and comfortable handling of heavy and large luggage pieces. The boot space can be extended with 60:40 rear split, maximizing the utility space.
Powering the Ignis is the tried and tested 1.2 litre K-Series petrol engine which makes 82 bhp at 6000 rpm and 113 Nm of torque at 4200 rpm, and a 1.3 litre DDiS motor tuned to produce 74 bhp at 4000 rpm and max torque of 190 Nm at 2000 rpm. Transmission duties are taken care by a 5-speed manual or AMT transmission.
Ignis comes equipped with dual airbags, seatbelts with pre-tensioner force limiter (PTFL) and ABS with EBD as standard fitments. Ignis is compliant for pedestrian safety, side-impact, and offset crash regulations ahead of regulation timeline. It also gets ISOFIX Anchorage, a child seat restraint system, a delight for the premium urban car user, as standard in all variants.
The Ignis is available in nine variants and six colours options. There are dual-tone options available on Alpha and Zeta variants only.