New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki on Monday launched the New Ciaz 2018 in a brand new avatar. The New Ciaz will further strengthen Maruti Suzuki’s position in the A3 premium sedan segment, Maruti said.
The new Ciaz comes with a new 1.5 litre K15 petrol engine along with a new generation smart hybrid technology featuring a lithium-ion battery. Earlier version of the sedan was powered by a 1.4 litre petrol engine. The diesel versions of the model would continue to be powered by the original 1.3-litre diesel engine with hybrid technology.
The Maruti Ciaz 2018 facelift comes at a starting price of Rs 8.19 lakh for the petrol version and goes upto Rs 9.97 lakh. The Diesel variant has been tagged at Rs 9.19 lakh for the starting model while the top variant has been priced upto Rs 10.97 lakh.
The bookings for the New Ciaz was already thrown open two weeks ago at Maruti's NEXA showrooms across the country. Maruti claims, the new petrol powertrain would help the sedan deliver a fuel efficiency of 21.56 km/litre.
The New Ciaz comes with aggressive stance, bold design with a premium road presence. The exteriors are accentuated by many first in segment premium design. The car houses a sharp front fascia with new grille and bumper, sleek and contemporary LED projector auto headlamps with DRLs (segment first), led fog lamps and chrome garnish, rear led combination lamps, elegant chrome bezels on front and rear fascia, 16-inch precision cut alloy wheels in dual tone metallic pebble grey finish.
The interiors of the New Ciaz have also been upgraded keeping core focus on convenience and luxury. The interiors of New Ciaz include a new birch blonde wood grain accents with sophisticated low gloss finish, satin chrome highlights on dashboard and door trims, new 4.2 inch multi information colored tft display, eco illumination in speedometer which dynamically changes color based on the driving pattern.
Maruti is offering more safety equipment on the Ciaz as apart from the dual-front airbags and ABS, the sedan now gets a speed alert system, rear parking sensors and seat belt reminders for driver and front passenger.