Suzuki Ertiga – Variants Explained
The small MPV market in the Philippine automotive industry is a fast-rising segment, thanks to the perfect blend of comfort, utility, and affordability these multi-purpose vehicles offer.
Compared to the wide and towering SUVs, small MPVs are an ideal choice for Filipino families looking for a capable daily driver. Today’s small MPVs are not just your run-off-the-mill grocery-getter, they are able vehicles outfitted with relatively adequate engines and notable safety features even for today’s standards.
The 2020 Suzuki Ertiga is Suzuki Philippines’ entry to the cut-throat small MPV segment. The all-new model of Suzuki’s compact seven-seater offers a refreshed exterior and a redesigned interior.
Offered in four “black edition” variants, the 2020 Suzuki Ertiga offers a unique driving experience at every price point.
Features centered on comfort and convenience found on all variants include the following:
- USB Ports
- 12V Accessory Outlets
- Front Cup Holders
- Front Door Bottle Holders
- Second and Third-Row Bottle Holders
- Audio System
The common comfort elements offered by the Suzuki Ertiga across all four variants are tailored to provide adaptive and functional amenities for everyone on-board. Likewise, the 2020 Suzuki Ertiga does not compromise overall safety. Their safety features were designed and engineered to safeguard both the driver and the passengers as well as the pedestrians surrounding the vehicle.
Here are some of the safety features shared by all variants.
- SRS Front Dual Airbags
- ISOFIX Child Seat Anchorages
- Side Impact Door Beams
- ABS with EBD
- High-Mount LED Stop Lamps
Across the board, the 2020 Suzuki Ertiga is outfitted with the Japanese car manufacturer’s K15B engine found in other vehicles from the same brand like the facelifted 2018 Suzuki Ciaz and the 4th generation Suzuki Jimny Sierra.
Here’s an overview of the engine specs across all four variants.
With its common features out of the way, here are some of the striking differences offered by each trim level.
2020 Suzuki Ertiga GA - MT (Black Edition)
The base model GA - MT (Black Edition) provides drivers and passengers alike with Ertiga’s rudimentary features.
Inside the 2020 Suzuki Ertiga GA - MT (Black Edition), you’ll find an adjustable polyurethane 3-spoke steering wheel, an instrument panel center ornament in black horizon pattern, a brown shift knob without ornaments, a beige parking brake release button, beige inside door handles, remote fuel lid openers, and an audio system with 1DIN audio, tuner, and MP3 player.
Its exterior boasts the elegant design the Ertiga models have been known for. Its basic exterior features include blacked-out C-pillars, a key-operated tailgate opener, and a matching outside door handles.
Priced around ₱738,000, the 2020 Suzuki Ertiga GA - MT (Black Edition) is yours to take home.
Suzuki Ertiga GL - MT (Black Edition)
With a ₱858,000 price tag, the upper-class Suzuki Ertiga Ertiga GL - MT (Black Edition) offers additional features like a driver’s seatbelt reminder lamp, passenger seat sun visor with vanity mirror, an eight-inch multimedia audio touchscreen panel, additional USB ports, additional 12v accessory outlet located at the second-row seats, seat back pockets at the passenger’s front seat side, and an upgraded fabric upholstery material made of fabric with shiny brown diagonal strips.
It also comes with a 50:50 luggage board for added utility.
Its exterior boasts premium features complementing the 2020 Suzuki Ertiga’s design language. We’re talking of chrome front grilles, front and rear mudflaps, blacked-out B and C-pillars, handle-operated tailgate opener, and a chrome tailgate garnish.
Suzuki Ertiga GL - AT (Black Edition)
This automatic GL version offers the same features you’d find on the Suzuki Ertiga GL - MT (Black Edition). However, since it rides on a four-speed automatic tranny, it provides better riding comfort and convenience compared to its stick-shift counterpart.
Nevertheless, the Suzuki Ertiga GL - AT (Black Edition) offers a few features worthy of its increased price point like a satin chrome finished shift knob.
The Suzuki Ertiga GL - AT (Black Edition) is yours at ₱898,000.
Suzuki Ertiga GLX - AT (Black Edition)
Worthy of its Grand Luxe (GLX) badge, the Suzuki Ertiga GLX - AT (Black Edition) offers top-of-the-line experience with a top-of-the-line price.
Separating it from its brethren, the upscale GLX Ertiga offers a keyless push start system, rear parking sensors, a reverse camera, a 10-inch multimedia audio touchscreen panel, a leather covered 3-spoke steering wheel with audio controls, an outside temperature information display, and an instrument panel center ornament with wooden pattern.
Its front cup holders are ventilated, the shift knobs are lined with a satin chrome finish, the parking brake release button and the inside door handles are also finished with chrome trimmings.
To say that this upper-class Ertiga has all the bells and whistles is an understatement. It provides its driver and its passengers with the perfect blend of luxury and practicality you won’t find on other MPVs.
For those having a hard time choosing amongst the four trim levels, we recommend going with the Suzuki Ertiga GL - AT (Black Edition). This variant provides you with better features both concerning comfort and safety. This mid-spec trim level checks all the right boxes allowing you to enjoy the definitive MPV driving experience.
Check the table below for the current price list of the 2020 Suzuki Ertiga.
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