The new Ertiga gains another derivative in the form of the GLX which boasts a range of additional exterior and interior features. See details and pricing below…
Suzuki’s latest Ertiga is one of the best 7-seat MPV’s on offer in South Africa and a higher-specification GLX derivative no joins the local lineup with host of extra features that buyers might appreciate.
The Ertiga GLX is based on the GL trim but adds additional features such as chrome door handles and rear chrome garnishes while the GLX also rides on 15-inch alloy wheels. A rearview camera is also fitted. Front and rear mud flaps are fitted as well as front fog lights. At the rear, a curved LED light strip is another key differentiator for the GLX.
Wood-grain trim has been added to the Ertiga GLX in an effort to boost perceived interior quality.
Inside, Suzuki has fitted a new wood-grain trim while the driver seat now boasts height adjustment. The new bin in the centre console also now serves as an armrest for the driver and front passenger. Features such as keylees access, Start/Stop button and automatic climate control is also standard on the Ertiga GLX.
More noticeably, the Ertiga GLX is fitted with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system which is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible. Also, a second 4.2-inch multi-information display has been added to the instrument cluster to display information such as average fuel consumption, driving range, power and torque delivery, and fuel consumption and speed.
Safety kit includes 2 front airbags and ABS with EBD.
In terms of engine power, the Ertiga GLX is fitted with a naturally-aspirated 1.5-litre petrol engine with 77 kW and 138 Nm of torque and is offered both manual and automatic transmissions. Fuel consumption is claimed at 6.2 L/100km.
Suzuki Ertiga - Price in SA
Ertiga 1.5 GA (manual) - R216 900
Ertiga 1.5 GL (manual) - R241 900
Ertiga 1.5 GL (auto) - R256 900
Ertiga 1.5 GLX (manual) - R267 900
Ertiga 1.5 GLX (auto) - R282 900
The Ertiga GLX is sold with an extended 4-year / 60 000 km service plan as well as Suzuki’s promotional 5-year / 200 000 km mechanical warranty.