by the success of its 1.5 litre K15 petrol engine in new Ciaz and all new
Ertiga, Maruti Suzuki further beefed up its engine portfolio with the
introduction of a new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine. This marks company’s
full-fledge entry into the market with bigger engines of 1.5 litre capacity.
New Ciaz 1.5 litre Diesel engine
6-speed manual transmission
Ex-showroom price (Delhi) in Rs.
in-house, the new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine offers improvement on
engine performance: The new powertrain is developed to deliver enhanced
performance, with a peak torque of 225Nm@1500-2500rpm and maximum power of
· Improved low end
torque: The 1.5 litre DDiS 225 diesel engine comes with a high efficiency turbo
charger which generates higher low-end torque through optimisation, which makes
city driving completely effortless.
characteristics: The use of a Dual Mass Flywheel (DMF) along with optimised
compression ratio reduces engine fluctuations& contributes to
superior NVH performance, thereby giving a comfortable driving experience.
efficiency: Use of light-weight aluminium casted cylinder head and block along
with optimised engine calibration contributes to improved fuel efficiency.
Newly designed 6-speed transmission:
newly designed 6-speed transmission, mated to the DDiS 225 engine completes the
powertrain package. This new transmission ensures a smooth drive and light gear
shift feel. For the ease of driving and manoeuvrability, position of reverse
gear is relocated next to 1st gear to reduce hand motion duringtight parking
the addition of this new powerful engine, the new Ciaz will now be available
with 1.5 litre capacity in both petrol (K15 with Next-Gen Smart Hybrid) and
diesel (DDiS 225)powertrain options.
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