Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is one of the most sought after cars in the C-segment sedan category. Let us find out what Maruti has to offer with its flagship sedan.
With the launch of Ciaz in 2014, Maruti Suzuki entered officially in the sedan segment. Since its launch, Ciaz has sold more than 220,000 units in India in numbers and to date. The launch of New Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2020 complies with BS6. Ciaz is a flagship product, and the existing line-up has now includes its new version Ciaz S (sport). Here we will have a look at the complete review of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz BS6 car. We will see the aspects line exterior, interior, engine options and safety features.
The new BS6 Ciaz continues to be similar to BS4 version. It receives LED headlights with DRLs and fog lamps on the flashlight. The chrome-line grille and redesigned body-coloured chrome flaps give it a premium appearance. From the side, ORVMs with turn lights and alloy wheels are coloured. In the back, Ciaz gets chrome line LED tail lamps on the back door. This sedan has an overall look similar to BS4.
Seven colour options are available:
- Nexa Blue
- Brown Dignity Metallic Pearl
- Midnight Black Pearl
- Grey Magma Metallic
- Premium Silver Metallic
- Red Pearl
- White Pearl
The new Cíaz 2020 is mostly BS4-like with its new appearance. The dashboard is equipped with a touchscreen infotainment system with 7-inch Smart Play support for Android and Apple. This facilitates operation by the half-digital device cluster with controls attached to the tilt steering wheel. The Ciaz is equally equipped with high adjustable seats for drivers and ORVM's. The cabin is extremely spacious and the inside is in dual tone with the exception of Ciaz S. In the cabin, the Ciaz S variant is black.
It also has features such as cruise control, powered windows, auto-access stops, auto-accessible rear-access windows, keyless entry and rear sunshade that offer more comfort. The cabin is very spacious and comfortable to accommodate 5 people. The seats are well supported under the thigh and there are ample headroom and knee. It has 510 litres of breathing space. Maruti Suzuki cars tend to have more features than their competitors.
Dual airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX Child Seat Anchorages and Rear parking sensors have been received by New Maruti Suzuki Ciaz BS6 as standard. It also comes as standard with Rear Defogger, High Speed Warning, Seat Belt Recall and theft protection system. Only selected versions of Reverse Parking Camera are available.
Now this car is only available with Petrol version. The company stopped Diesel versions with BS6 standards. A K15 Smart Hybrid 1.5L 1462 cc gasoline engine is available for the new Ciaz BS6, which generates 102 hp @ 6000 rounds and 138 Nm of torque @ 4400 rpm. This BS6 compatible motor is supplied with an option for 5-speed MT or 4-speed AT. The capacity for fuel is 43 litres and 20.65 (MT) and 20.4 (AT) KMPL miles.
The 1.3L DDiS turbocharged diesel and a 1.4L petrol engine came when it was first launched in 2014. The 1.3L was an instant hit and brought about a great energy saving. Just one year later, Maruti introduced a hybrid shape in this 1.3L unit in 2015. Ciaz has become the most fuel-efficient car with an ARAI kilometre of 28.09 kilometres per litre in India.
A little while later, in 2018, Maruti introduced the 1.5L gasoline engine in-house with the 1.4L facial-lift model. With a peak torque of 138 Nm, the new petrol engine made 103 bhp. It comes with a handbook for 5 speeds and a 4-speed converter. The 1.3-L gasoline continued to increase facially and marginally.
Maruti launched the 1.5L diesel engine in-house which produced 95PS and 225 Nm of peak speed in Mach in 2019, while the car manufacturer continued to sell the 1.3L diesel engine. The latter had a mild hybrid motor and the larger 1.5L unit had greater power. The certified 1.5L ARAI, which is 26.82 km/l from the 1.3L unit, has been rated. In addition, there was a manual 6-speed gearbox for the bigger diesel engine.
There are 8 variants of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz BS6. The Ciaz BS6 base variant is priced from Rs 8,31,974 to 11,09,974 ex showroom.
The new variant prices in Maruti Suzuki Ciaz BS6 have an average of 20 km, which is above BS4. Thanks to its massive size, Ciaz is a good sedan with great comfort. It provides a good distance and is safer than previous model. It offers a wealth of features other than its competitors and through the sales and service network of Maruti, a good resale value. On the contrary, however, Maruti stopped Diesel and for this big sedan, too the engine appears to be somewhat underpowered. All in all it is a good value for money car with good mileage, lower service costs and safer than before.
Thus, we have seen in detail, the complete review of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz BS6. In an overall sense, it is a good car in the premium range to buy.