2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift Launched in India: Prices Start At Rs. 8.19 Lakh
In addition to design and cosmetic updates, the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz also comes with a host of new comfort and safety features, and for the first time, a new mild hybrid petrol engine.
The 2018 Maruti Ciaz Facelift gets a new 1.5-litre petrol engine
The diesel engine option remains the same as before
The Ciaz facelift gets a significant update in terms of looks
The long-anticipated 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 8.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The car, which has received an update after almost four years, continues to be available in four primary variants – Sigma, Delta, Zeta, and Alpha, in both petrol and diesel options. The top-of-the-line diesel Alpha variant of the 2018 Ciaz facelift is priced at Rs. 10.97 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). In addition to design and cosmetic updates, the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz also gets a host of new comfort and safety features, along with a new petrol engine.
In India, the facelift Ciaz continues to rival the likes of Hyundai Verna, Honda City and the new Toyota Yaris among others
2018 MARUTI SUZUKI CIAZ PRICES IN INDIA (ex-showroom)
VARIANT PETROL DIESEL SHVS PETROL SHVS
SIGMA Rs. 8.19 lakh Rs. 9.19 lakh NA
DELTA Rs. 8.80 lakh Rs. 9.80 lakh Rs. 9.80 lakh
ZETA Rs. 9.57 lakh Rs. 10.57 lakh Rs. 10.57 lakh
Visually, the overall silhouette of the new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz remains similar to the pre-facelift model, however, the new Maruti Ciaz now has a different personality. The 2018 model gets a completely new face as compared to the previous model, with updates such as a re-designed grille, new swept-back headlamp cluster which includes projector lamps and daytime running lamps as well. The front end also gets a new bumper with bigger intakes and beefier design. Additionally, the 2018 Ciaz also gets new alloy wheels and minor updates to the rear such as new LED tail lamps as well. First launched in 2014, this is the first ever thorough facelift that the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz received.
The interior of the new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift is more or less similar to the previous model, with the beige interior still keeping its place, but there are a few new touches in the form of new faux wood inserts and a new steering wheel along with new upholstery. The new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz continues to get smartphone connectivity in the form of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and Suzuki’s recently launched ‘Suzuki Connect’ telematics system. The other change is the new colour instrumentation console and cruise control.
As mentioned before, the biggest update on the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift is the new 1.5-litre K-Series petrol engine with mild hybrid technology, which replaces the 1.4-litre unit on the outgoing model. The engine will be manufactured in India and it makes 103 bhp along with 138 Nm of peak torque. This is the first time that Maruti Suzuki has introduced a mild hybrid system on a petrol engine. The petrol variant of the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift mileage is rated at 21.56 kmpl for the manual gearbox variant and 20.28 kmpl for the automatic variant, making it the best-in-class when it comes to fuel efficiency. The 2018 Ciaz facelift will continue to have the same 1.3-litre turbo charged diesel engine as earlier, which makes 89 bhp and 200 Nm of peak torque and has a fuel efficiency of 28.09 kmpl.
The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift will be taking on established rivals such as the Honda City, Hyundai Verna and the Toyota Yaris. The 2018 Ciaz facelift will come with three wheel option to choose from- 15-inch precision cut alloy, 15-inch silver alloy and 15-inch steel wheels with full wheel caps. The new 2018 Ciaz facelift will have 7 colours on offer- Metallic magma grey, Pearl midnight Black, Nexa Blue, Pearl Sangria Red, Pearl metallic dignity Brown, Metallic premium silver, Pearl Snow White.