Maruti Ignis Probable to be the 5-Speed AGS from the Maruti Swift Dzire.
The Maruti Ignis diesel variant will be available with an AMT option at the launch. It is likely to be the 5-Speed AGS unit from a Maruti Swift Dzire diesel.
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In automobiles the ignius diesel variant packs a 1.3L DDiS 4-cyl engine which produces a 75 PS of power at 4,000 rpm and the 190 Nm of peak torque at 2,000 rpm. While a 5-speed manual is standard from the base variant, the 5-speed AGS might be offered in top-end grades. It’s not yet confirmed whether the ignis 4×4 will get Maruti’s SHVS mild hybrid system from Ciaz. The ignius will be the second Maruti in the range to feature a diesel automatic powertrain.
Also the ignis auto available is a 1.2L K12B 4-cyl petrol engine that outputs 84.3 PS of power and 115 Nm of torque. Maruti could consider an AGS option for the petrol variant as well, given that the Ignis is pitched as an urban city runabout and its target the audience would appreciate the clutch-less convenience.
The Maruti Ignis will launch for the sale on January 13, 2017. Maruti has already dropped the first teaser of the compact crossover on its NEXA website, affirming that it will be sold out through its premium line of dealerships alongside the Maruti S-Cross and Maruti Baleno.