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2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz – Spec Comparo

2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz

New Hyundai Verna 2017 Vs Honda City – a spec based comparison between the two popular mid-sized sedans

The highly anticipated all-new Hyundai Verna is now out for sale in India. With improved aesthetics, additional safety bits and changed contours, the Korean sedan is all set to conquer the segment. In a bid to give it cusp over arch rivals, Hyundai has addressed the issues in the previous model. It now offers more space to occupants, more luggage compartment for storage and gets a bunch of new in-cabin tech. But are these changes enough to topple the best-selling Maruti Suzuki Ciaz? We find out in our detailed spec-base comparison.

 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz Price

Name of the CarPrice
2017 Hyundai VernaRs 7.99 lakh to Rs 12.61 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrolRs 7.65 lakh to Rs 10.41 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Diesel SHVSRs 9.42 lakh to Rs 11.44 lakh

2017 Hyundai Verna

-The new Verna petrol is priced in the range of Rs 7.99lakh to Rs 12.23 lakh.

-Diesel Verna starts from Rs 9.19 lakh and goes up to Rs 12.61 lakh.

The fully-loaded top-spec SX(O) diesel variant is priced lower than the SX+ diesel AT. It is available at a sticker price of Rs 12.39 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi).

-The prices for new Verna are introductory and protected for the first 20,000 customers. Hyundai will revise prices post this mark. Read More – 2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Honda City

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

-Giving arch rivals a tough competition in the mid-size sedan segment, the petrol-powered Ciaz is priced between Rs 7.65 lakh to Rs 10.41 lakh.

-The diesel Ciaz, with Maruti’s SHVS technology starts from Rs 9.42 lakh and goes up to Rs 11.44 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi).

2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz Rear

2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz Specifications

Specifications 2017 Hyundai Verna Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
Petrol Engines1.4-litre & 1.6-litre1.4-litre K-Series
Power105 & 121bhp91bhp
Torque135 & 155Nm130Nm
Diesel Engines1.4-litre & 1.6-litre1.3-litre DDiS 200 SHVS
Power89 & 126bhp88.5bhp
Torque220 & 260Nm200Nm
Transmission5-speed MT, 6-speed MT & 6-speed AT5-speed & 4-speed AT

2017 Hyundai Verna

-The new Hyundai Verna carline continues using the 1.6-litre petrol and diesel units.

-Transmission options on the third-gen Verna include 6-speed manual unit with an optional 6-speed automatic gearbox. Photo Gallery – Hyundai Verna 2017 Exterior and Interior Details

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

-Power on the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz comes from the 1.4-litre K-Series petrol and 1.3-litre DDiS oil burner with SHVS technology.

-The Ciaz carline is offered with a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic gearbox.

2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz Specifications

2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz Mileage

Name of the CarPetrol Mileage Diesel Mileage
2017 Hyundai Verna17.70kmpl MT & 15.92kmpl AT24.75kmpl MT & 21.02kmpl AT
Maruti Ciaz20.73 kmpl (MT) & 19.12 kmpl (AT)28.09 kmpl

2017 Hyundai Verna

-The new Hyundai Verna powered by the 1.6-litre petrol unit is claimed to return 17.70km/l in manual variant and 15.92 km/l in AT version.

-Diesel-powered Verna on the other hand is rated at 24.75 km/l for manual and 21.02 km/l for the automatic variant. Read More – New Hyundai Verna Vs Old Verna

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

-The Maruti Ciaz petrol is rated at 20.73kmpl in manual and 19.12 kmpl in automatic version.

-The diesel powered Ciaz with SHVS technology delivers ARAI rated fuel economy of 28.09kmpl.

2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz Dimensions

Dimensions2017 Hyundai VernaMaruti Suzuki Ciaz
Seating Capacity55
Boot Space480L510L

2017 Hyundai Verna

The new Hyundai Verna gets larger in size with dimensional changes. It now measures 4,400mm long, 1,729mm wide and 1,475mm tall.

-The wheelbase has also been increased by 30mm to 2600mm, which allows more space for occupants inside the cabin.

-With prominent dimensional changes, it now offers 480L of space to store luggage against the previous 465L.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

-Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is slightly larger, measuring 4,490mm long, 1,730mm wide and 1,485mm high. The wheelbase is 50mm longer than Verna at 2,650mm.

-Boasting larger dimensions, Ciaz offers 510L of boot space.

2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz Features

Key Features 2017 Hyundai Verna Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYesYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoYesNo
Navigation system & Voice commandYesYes
Rain sensing wipersYesNo
Push start/stopYesYes

2017 Hyundai Verna

The top-spec variant gets the 7.0-inch touchscreen AVN system with IPS display & VR. It additionally gets smartphone Mirror Link, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

-The auto link is offered only with the top-spec variant.

-The lower variants get a5.0-inch colour TFT LCD instrument display.

-Along with the above features, it also gets power-operated driver’s seat, heated front seats, leather seat covers and multi-functional steering wheel,auto dimming rear-view mirror, sliding front centre console, power sunroof on automatic variants, manually adjustable rear curtain, rear AC vents, rear wiper and washer etc.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

-The Maruti Ciaz carline comes with standard keyless entry, power windows, rear AC vents, front & rear armrest with utility box and cup holders respectively.

-In addition, Ciaz also comes with standard electrically adjustable ORVMs, accessory socket in front & rear, tilt steering and audio system with CD player & USB socket.

2017 Hyundai Verna Vs Maruti Ciaz Safety Features

Key Features 2017 Hyundai Verna Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
Dual AirbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear Parking CameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door lockYesNo
Autonomous emergency brakingYesNo
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Auto Day/Night IRVMYesYes
All Disc brakesYesNo
NCAP RatingsNA4 star for Adult & 2 star for child safety (ASEAN NCAP)

2017 Hyundai Verna

-The new Hyundai Verna features standard ABS with EBD, dual airbags, clutch lock, rear view mirror, seat belt pretensioners (front), ISOFIX child seat anchors.

-While the top-spec version packs 6 airbags, electro chromic rear-view mirror, smart key and rear-view camera.

-Features like speed sensing auto door lock and autonomous emergency braking are carried over from the current model.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

The Maruti Ciaz gets a bunch of standard safety features including dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, seat belt pre-tensioners with force safe limiters, ISOFIX child seat anchorages and pedestrian protection compliance.

-Rear defogger and engine immobiliser are standard whereas the top-spec trim comes with auto day/Night IRVM with camera display.

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