Maruti Suzuki Ignis 2020 facelift unveiled at Auto Expo
Maruti Suzuki India Limited today unveiled the new IGNIS at the Auto Expo- The Motor Show 2020.
The new IGNIS exudes an SUV design with imposing front fascia, wide and tough rear appearance and high seating position. Adding to its SUV character are the striking rear spoiler and roof rails.
This combination of tough design, high seating position and high ground clearance makes the new IGNIS the perfect compact urban SUV. Adding to the delight are its comfortable and spacious interiors, latest safety features and best-in-class driving capabilities and manoeuvrability.
The new IGNIS is powered by peppy 1.2 litre BS6 compliant petrol engine, providing a smooth and comfortable driving experience.
With its new look, Ignis will take on the likes of Ford Figo, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, Tata Tiago, Datsun GO and Hyundai Santro.
All new Exteriors:
The unique design of new IGNIS has been strengthened by incorporating SUV design elements. The new front grille with U-shaped motif and bold skid plate detailing on bumpers gives it a stable stance.
High seating position, rear fascia with tough and wide appearance, coupled with roof rails and spoiler enhances its SUV character. The effective and efficient LED projector headlamps coupled with stylish DRLs further accentuates the style quotient of the new IGNIS.
Spacious and Comfortable interiors:
The spacious cabin comes with a distinct dual tone ivory interiors and new modern pattern for seat fabric. The unique linear design of the dashboard provides a wider feel to the cabin. Aligning with signature NEXA blue colour, a blue highlight adorns the centre console.
The new IGNIS comes with a 17.78cm SmartPlay studio. The new infotainment system can be connected to cloud, and offers features like live traffic, voice recognition, driver safety alerts and vehicle information.
Engine and Transmission:
The new IGNIS comes with a BS6 compliant 1.2 litre VVT Petrol engine which ensures a peppy performance. This engine is perfectly optimized to provide a comfortable drive experience. The new IGNIS is available with manual and Auto gear shift transmission options. The Auto gear shift provides a comfortable and seamless driving experience and saves from hassle of switching between gears without compromising on the fuel efficiency.
To enhance excitement for the customers, the new IGNIS offers two premium customisation options – Acropolis and Scorcher theme. In addition to these customization options the new IGNIS comes with three new dual tone options. Nexa Blue with Black, Lucent Orange with black roof and Nexa blue with silver roof.
Launch date and price
Ignis is expected to be launched shortly after Auto Expo 2020, likely in March. As per reports, prices could start at a premium of INR 25,000 more than the current model, and could range between INR 5 lakh and INR 7.5 lakh.