Ciaz is finally here. Maruti Suzuki, the country's largest car maker finally launched its much awaited Ciaz sedan in India on Monday (6 October) with a starting price of ₹6.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
Available in both petrol and diesel engine options, Maruti Ciaz come loaded with all the bells and whistles. Ciaz, the replacement of Maruti's underperforming SX4 is coming to the market with huge expectations of restoring the company's name in the big car segment where its SX4 engulfed failure. A the launch ,the company said that the Ciaz has received over 10,000 bookings so far since 3 September and the company will also be exporting the new sedan to other markets.
Launched in a total of ten trims- 6 petrol variants-V,V+,Z,Z(O),V+(AT) and Z AT and 4 diesel variants-V,V+,Z and Z(O),the Ciaz gets power from 1.3 litre Multijet diesel or 1.4 litre K Series petrol engine. The petrol Ciaz has the capacity to churn out 95 PS power at 6,000 rpm and 130 Nm peak torque at 4,000 rpm, whereas the diesel variant of Ciaz can generate 90 PS at 4,000 rpm power and 200 Nm peak torque at 1,750 rpm. Both the engines promise to deliver the best in class mileage with the petrol Ciaz set to return 20.73 kmpl and the diesel variant gives 26.21kmpl.
While the petrol engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission or the 4-speed Automatic, the diesel Ciaz gets transmission from the 5-speed manual gearbox. Talking of the features offered in the new entrant in the sedan segment, the base variant of Ciaz gets tilt-adjustable steering wheel, projector headlamps, rear AC vents, electrically adjustable mirrors with integrated indicators, 2-Din music player with Aux and USB compatibility and fabric upholstery.
In addition to the features offered in the base trims, the second trim in the Ciaz list VXi+ and VDi+ comes fitted with ABS, EBD, driver-side airbag, automatic climate control, height adjustable driver-seat, parking sensors and steering mounted audio controls.
The ZXi and ZDi variants of Ciaz gets chrome door handles, passenger airbag, 15-inch alloy wheels, reverse parking camera and rear sun shade. The top-end variants, ZXi+ and ZDi+, comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery , leather wrapped steering wheel and Smart Play infotainment system in addition to the features offered in the third variants.
Maruti Ciaz price List (All prices ex-showroom, Delhi) [Note: The prices here are Introductory ]
Maruti Ciaz petrol
V – ₹6.99 lakh
V+ – ₹7.55 lakh
V+ AT – ₹8.65 lakh
Z – ₹8.24 lakh
Z AT – ₹9.34 lakh
Z (O) – ₹8.59 lakh
Maruti Ciaz diesel
V – ₹8.04 lakh
V+ – ₹8.63 lakh
Z – ₹9.45 lakh
Z (O) – ₹9.80 lakh