2018 Maruti Ciaz facelift launched; Massive transformation, but is this green car for you?
Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has launched its mid-sized sedan Ciaz, updated version, today. This future-ready car has gone through a massive makeover and so you need to judge whether it is for you. 2018 Maruti Ciaz is priced at Rs 8.19 lakh (ex-showroom).
Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has launched its mid-sized sedan Ciaz, updated version, today. This future ready car has gone through a massive makeover and so you need to judge whether it is for you. 2018 Maruti Ciaz is priced at Rs 8.19 lakh (ex-showroom). Ciaz sedan features a new petrol powertrain and comes with a new 1.5 litre K15 petrol engine along with a new generation smart hybrid technology featuring a lithium-ion battery. The new petrol Ciaz comes with both manual and automatic transmissions.
Earlier Ciaz version was powered by a 1.4 litre petrol engine. However the manual variants of the new petrol version are priced between Rs 8.19 lakh and Rs 9.97 lakh while Rs 9.8 lakh and Rs 10.97 lakh is the price range of the automatic transmission options. According to the company, the new petrol powertrain would help the sedan deliver a fuel efficiency of 21.56 km/litre.
The diesel versions of the model would continue to be powered by the original 1.3-litre diesel engine with hybrid technology priced between Rs 9.19 lakh and Rs 10.97 lakh.
"With fresh changes, we are confident that the new Ciaz will present a complete package in line with aspirations of evolving customers," MSI MD & CEO Kenichi Ayukawa said.
He also said Maruti Suzuki has always striven to bring newer, advanced and greener technologies in India.
"The new Ciaz, powered by K15 smart hybrid gasoline engine, is testament of the same," Ayukawa added.
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So, those who worry about the huge carbon footprint they leave behind in their wake and want to take some ecologically sensitive steps, can definitely eye the Ciaz.
Ciaz has redefined the sedan segment with its class leading space, design and sophistication, over the past four years. First launched in 2014, Ciaz has sold over 2,20,000 units till date. The model is retailed through the company's NEXA sales.