Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Review
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is an upcoming new car from Maruti, which will replace the SX4 sedan. Launch may happen soon, around 2014 September-October. The car first showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo in Delhi. It need to phase tough competition from Honda City, Nissan Sunny, Renault Scala, Fiat Linea etc.
Updated on 25/09/2014
Booking for Maruti Suzuki Ciaz sedan started by MSI dealers at a token amount of Rs 21,000. The launch date of Maruti Ciaz slated for October 5 as per latest sources. The eagerly awaited Ciaz coming with boastful dimensions and features.
Updated on 06/10/2014
The much awaited Maruti Ciaz launched at a starting price of Rs 6.99 lakh. It offers 10-12% more room than other mid-sized sedans. The car is fuel efficient and returns 26.2 km from diesel version on each litre of fuel and the petrol variant returns 20.7 kmpl on the lighter fuel. The Ciaz with 26.21Km/l is the most fuel-efficient car in India.
Exterior and Features
This C segment car designed based on the Suzuki Authentics concept. On external it looks stylish with aggressive front fascia, chrome used angular shaped projector headlamps and packed with trapezoidal front grille.
The Ciaz looks more bigger than the current SX4 model in dimensions. Side profile features simple lines and Rear showcases tail-lights and air scoops. High end variant gets 16 inch alloy wheels.
Interior and Features
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz shares a lot with Swift hatch and Ertiga platform to cut down the cost. Interior of the car looks and feels almost similar with Ertiga. It gets factory-fitted music system, Bluetooth and multimedia function, AC with climate control, rear vents for AC, optional leather seats, ABS-EBD and two airbags etc.
Classic and rich interior feeling offered by good quality material, two-tone colour scheme, touch screen unit, radio, USB/AUX and SD-Card and in-built navigation system etc. Top models only get all these luxury features. This is said to be most frugal sedan in India.
Engine, Gears and Performance
The Ciaz available in diesel and petrol engine options. 1.4 litre K10B petrol engine does the duty in Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol variants to offer 91bhp and 130Nm of torque. The engine is the same 1.4-litre K-Series engine from the Ertiga. An Automatic Petrol engine with 1373 cc displacement is also offered.
Diesel models are powered by 1.3 litre Fiat sourced MJD. It can makes 90bhp and 200Nm of torque on ride. Engine mated with 5 speed manual gears transmission in both models. 26.21 kmpl of fuel economy is offering for diesel engine and 20.73 kmpl for those petrol models.
- 1373 cc petrol engine with manual transmission model
- 91 bhp @ 6000 RPM power and 130 Nm @ 4000 RPM torque
- 1248 cc Diesel manual transmission
- 89 bhp @ 4000 RPM power and 200 Nm @ 1750 RPM torque
- An Automatic Petrol engine with 1373 cc displacement is also offered
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Price in India: Ex-Showroom, Delhi
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz VXi 6.99 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz VXi + 7.55 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz VDi 8.04 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz ZXi 8.24 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz ZXi (O) 8.59 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz VDi + 8.63 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz VXi + AT 8.65 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz ZXi AT 9.34 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz ZDi 9.45 lakhs
- Maruti Suzuki Ciaz ZDi (O) 9.80 lakhs