Popular MUV comparisons - Honda Mobilio Vs Toyota Innova Vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Wednesday 17 September 2014, 13:05 PM by

MUVs are a recent addition to the segment of cars. For those who are not so familiar with the term MUV, these are multi-utility vehicles, which is more of a minivan. The popular car manufacturers have started producing more of these variants nowadays, keeping in mind their utility in the modern generation. MUVs are generally taller than sedans and hatchbacks and are mostly of the shape of a station wagon. These are mainly utilised for longer journeys and designed in a way to make maximum room for their interiors. India has now a number of MUVs and some of the most popular among these cars are Honda Mobilio, Toyota Innova and Maruti Ertiga.

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Popular MUV comparisons – Honda Mobilio Vs Toyota Innova Vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Honda Mobilio is one of the best bets when it comes to MUVs. It has a 1498 cc 16 volt i-DTEC engine, which is capable of producing 98.63 bhp at 3600 rpm. The maximum twisting force that this car generates is of 200 Nm at a reduced 1750 rpm. The maximum speed that can be attained by this car is of 140 kilometres per hour. Power is transferred to the wheels via a 5-speed gearbox. The seating capacity of this car is seven passengers. Gross weight of Mobilio is 1252 kilograms, thus the power to weight ratio is maintained quite well. With a fuel tank capacity of 42 litres and a price range of 6.5 lakhs approximately, this car has emerged as a favourite for MUV lovers.

Popular MUV comparisons – Honda Mobilio Vs Toyota Innova Vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Toyota Innova is among the best-selling MUVs in India. It has a 2494 cc engine, which produces a maximum power of 100.6 bhp at 3600 rpm. With a net torque output of 200 Nm at a reduced rpm, this car is excellent for travelling long distance. The power is transferred to the wheels via the 5-speed gearbox. The seating capacity of this car is also seven though Innova is best known for being capacious and comfortable.

Popular MUV comparisons – Honda Mobilio Vs Toyota Innova Vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
Popular MUV comparisons – Honda Mobilio Vs Toyota Innova Vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

Maruti Ertiga is another popular MUV, which offers a good value-for-money for customers. It has a 1248 DDiS engine, which produces 88.8 bhp at 4000 rpm. The maximum torque produced by this car is 200 Nm at 1700 rpm. Though, this car is on the pitch with respect to specifications, it has not been able to catch the attention of fans. Maruti is trying its best to market this model so that it becomes a leader in the segment of MUVs.

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