The much awaited facelift to Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has finally
been unveiled with a slew of changes and a starting price of Rs 8.19 lakh
(ex-showroom). Apart from the cosmetic changes, the sedan gets a new 1.5L
petrol engine with mild-hybrid feature while the 1.3L diesel remains the same. The
car was unveiled in the presence of R.S. Kalsi, Senior Executive
Director(Marketing and Sales), Maruti Suzuki India and C.V. Raman Senior
Executive Director(Engineering), Maruti Suzuki India in Bengaluru.
Rs 8.19 lakh
Rs 9.19 lakh
Rs 8.80 lakh
Rs 9.80 lakh
Rs 9.57 lakh
Rs 10.57 lakh
Rs 9.97 lakh
Rs 10.97 lakh
All prices are ex-showroom
The front fascia has been treated with some changes
including a new grille mesh, swept back LED headlamps with LED DRLs and
projector lamps. There is ample of chrome all around including the door handle.
The rear, however, is largely unchanged. The interiors get new Birch blonde
wood grain accents with sophisticated
low gloss finish and there is a new 4.2 inches TFT multi-information display
(MID).The SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system is compatible with Android
Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink. The steering wheel is adjustable for tilt
and gets controls for audio and telephony. Safety features like dual airbags,
ABS with EBD and reverse parking sensor are standard and the higher variants
also get cruise control. The automatic variant gets extra driver aids like
Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Hill Hold Assit. The new Ciaz will be
available in 7 colour options. The top end model comes with 16 inch alloy
wheels while the lower variants get 15 inch alloys.
There is a new 1.5L K15 petrol engine that replaces the
older 1.4L motor and it is the first time the Maruti Suzuki has introduced the
hybrid technology with a petrol engine. The new engine is capable of churning
out 103hp and 138Nm of peak torque. The 1.3L DDiS diesel engine produces 88.5hp
and 200Nm of torque. The petrol engine can be had with both a 4-speed automatic
and a 5-speed manual transmission. When mated to the manual transmission, the
petrol motor has a fuel efficiency of 21.56kmpl and when mated to the automatic
it drops to 20.28kmpl. The diesel can manage a fuel efficiency of 28.09kmpl.
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