Is Maruti Ignis a good option as the first car for a family in Kerala?

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Experience the uniqueness of space and comfort

To finalize buying a specific car with so and so color and spec to the family is never an easy task. Each member of the family will have his/her perspective on the ideal car for them. Some need a trendy car, some need a spacious one, some need a car best for long drives and the list is not going to end like a long drive without a destination. Let not take the decision-making process of buying a car for the family, tail trail you everywhere.

So let us do some basic comparison, not between car models or brands but the requirements listed. Consider that the items in the list by a family for their first car can be like adequate space, trendy design, good performance and attractive color. The list is never complete until and unless added with economical concerns and are mainly price of the car in Kerala, mileage and service cost.

Let us breakdown the list into three segments, like outlook, performance and finance. As the family chosen car is Maruti Ignis and now we compare Ignis with each segment of the list after stating the general details.

Maruti Ignis Basic Information: Maruti Ignis comes in 7 variants in which 3 are of automatic transmission. Ignis comes in 1197 CC engine in the petrol option with 81.80bhp power output at 6000 RPM. Maruti Ignis is available in 6 colors and with 3 dual-tone options. The color options are Nexa Blue, Urban Blue, Pearl Arctic White, Glistening Grey, Silky Silver, Uptown Red, and Tinsel Blue. The dual-tone options are Uptown Red with Midnight Black, Tinsel Blue with Midnight Black and Tinsel Blue with Pearl Arctic White.

Prodigious outlook: Ignis's design is the perfect blend of aero dynamicity and contemporary look. With cutting edge design curves and projections Ignis will be one among the head turners in the road for sure. Ignis got pitch-perfect color tones to uplift the design looks and to become a show-stealer. Dual-tone options and the unique colors will satisfy the first part of the list. All black alloy wheels with the stylish wheel arch enhance Ignis view with body-colored handles, side sill molding, and fender arch molding. The Fog lamps with chrome garnish and control for augmented look and better view with body flow fit tail lamps charms the Ignis and will quench the style thirst to the fullest. Along with this, we should consider the interior details like dual-tone floating dashboards, compact AC control unit and digital display with rear seat headrest and seats with fabric upholstery to enhance the stunning interior looks and usability. 

Peerless performance: Either manual or automatic Maruti Ignis come with a powerful 1.2-liter 82bhp VVT Petrol Engine and has an MPFI fuel supply system with a mileage of 20.9 kmpl. Best suited for city rides and daily conveyance. The compatible design helps to glide through any traffic and for easy parking. Ignis got a stylish four-spoke steering wheel with a turning radius of 4.7 meters.

Worth and Pride: The price range of Ignis in Kerala is from 4.91 to 7.29 lakhs. The Ignis has got options of music system with two speakers, turn indicators on ORVMs, LED headlamps with DRLS, automatic climate control, and a 7-inch touchscreen Infotainment. Now looking into the average service cost for ignis. The first service should be done within 1000 km or in one month; whichever meets first and the second service is done at 5000 km or 6 months. Services after that need to be done at an interval of 10,000 km or in 12 months regularly to keep the car in the best condition with ideal performance. An approximate figure for services charges will be around INR 5000 only.


As a final statement, Maruti Ignis is a compact crossover designed to entice the youth and been styled and intended to be charismatic and worth an investment. Don't hesitate, choose your Maruti car dealer, fix the model and color, find the offers and finance and ride home in Maruti Ignis - Your family car.  As the tag "Different is one of a kind", buy home your Ignis and experience the uniqueness.


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