Kia Carens and Maruti Ertiga get waiting period of atleast 10 months

Long waiting periods on Kia Carens and Maruti Ertiga

Due to the global shortage of semiconductors, the deliveries of millions of vehicles of the country’s leading automakers have been stalled.

Companies say that due to this the waiting period of most models is also increasing. Despite the high demand for SUVs in the country, MPVs like Kia Carens and Maruti Suzuki Ertiga are not lagging behind in terms of waiting period.

Let us know which MPVs have a longer waiting period.

Waiting period of up to 10 months on Kia Carens

According to the information revealed by media reports, the waiting period of about five to six months is being available on the 1.4-litre turbo-petrol variant of the Karens.

The top-end trims like Prestige Plus and Luxury Plus with its DCT automatic gearbox are getting the highest waiting period of eight to nine months on an average. It is more than the Seltos SUV.

Its diesel Luxury Plus AT variant will have to wait up to 10 months.

What is the price of Kia Carens?

The Kia Carense gets the option of a 1.5-litre diesel engine with the Smartstream 1.5 and 1.4-litre petrol engines. The 1.4-litre petrol engine is mated to a 6-speed manual and 7-speed DCT transmission.

Its top variant gets a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with connected car technology. It is available in six and seven seater options.

Its ex-showroom price goes up to Rs. 9.59 lakh in base variant to Rs. 16.59 lakh in top variant.

Waiting period of up to six months on Maruti Ertiga

The waiting period of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is less than that of Kia Carens. There is a maximum waiting period of six months for its top-spec ZXi and ZXi+ automatic variants.

This waiting period is available around four to five months on its LXi and VXi trims. However, six months is being given for the delivery of its CNG variant.

The Ertiga offers higher fuel efficiency along with being economical as compared to the Cairns.

What is the price of Maruti Ertiga MPV?

The Maruti Ertiga is powered by a 1.5-litre K15C Dual VVT engine, which is available in petrol and CNG options.

Its power is to generate power of 102bhp and torque of 136.8Nm. It is available in 6-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmission options.

Paddle shifters have also been provided on its top spec models.

The Ertiga gives a tough competition to the Renault Triber and the Kia Cars. Its starting price is Rs 8.41 lakh.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *