Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest car maker launched its compact utility vehicle, the Ertiga in April-2012. And ever since then, it has been getting huge response from the customer, receiving award for its compact design, light control and high level of fuel efficiency which has projected it at the leading position of being an ideal family vehicle.
This compact MUV, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, has recently bagged the coveted ‘Family Car of the Year 2012’ award by BBC TopGear India, which is the country’s leading automobile publication. CV Raman, Executive Director (Engineering), Maruti Suzuki India received the award presented by S Sandilya, President, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
The award thanks primarily to its third row seating configuration and compact design. Seating capacity for 5+2 passengers, due to its flexible seating arrangements and additional baggage space makes this vehicle ideal for long distance travel.
BBC Top Gear Magazine held their fifth edition of India Awards 2012 at Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon on December 10, 2012. The ceremony honored most significant of vehicles launched between November1, 2011 and October 31, 2012.