India Limited (MSIL) has launched a hybrid version of, their premium sedan, the
Ciaz in India called the Ciaz Smart Hybrid for a starting
ex-showroom Delhi price of Rs 8.32 lakh.
Smart Hybrid is a Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki (SHVS). The system uses an
Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) and an advance high capacity battery
supplementing the power from the engine. In tandem with the hybrid system , the
1.3 litre 200 DDiS diesel engine, that produces 88bhp and 200Nm torque now has a whopping claimed fuel economy of
28.09kmpl mated to a manual 5 speed gearbox.
Stop/Start, Power Assist, Gear shift indicator and regenerative braking systems
are some of the systems Maruti Suzuki has utilised to make the car as efficient
as they can. The Regenerative Braking system is the main principle the hybrid
system work with. The energy that is usually lost while decelerating/braking is
stored in the Hybrid battery system. The energy is then used to accelerate the
Additional Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises,
Government of India was the chief guest at the event.
Ayukawa, Managing Director and CEO, MSIL said “Through Ciaz Smart Hybrid, we
are deploying technology to benefit the customer and the environment, both at
the same time. Brand Ciaz has been one of the major success stories for Maruti
Suzuki in the past one year. It has won nearly 60,000 customers in India and
overseas and established itself as a leading brand in the premium sedan
Ciaz Smart Hybrid will be produced in India, it will attract the incentives
promised by the Government of India under the FAME scheme. Maruti Suzuki
expects the Ciaz Smart Hybrid customers to get around Rs. 13,000/- compensation
to promote hybrid and electric vehicles in the country under the FAME scheme.
features in the Ciaz Smart Hybrid include Dual Airbags, ABS, EBD, rear parking
sensors and camera, Fog Lamps, Rear defogger, and more to enhance the safety of
Pearl Snow White, Metallic Silky Silver, Pearl Midnight Black, Pearl Metallic
Dignity Brown, Metallic Glistening Grey, Metallic Clear Beige and Pearl Sangria
Red the detailed pricing variant wise of the Ciaz Smart Hybrid are as follows:-
Ciaz Smart Hybrid variants
Price (ex-showroom Delhi)
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