To be sold through NEXA premium dealerships, the new Maruti Ciaz 2017 prices in India are likely fall between Rs 8.5 lakh – Rs 11.50 lakh (ex-showroom).
The new Maruti Ciaz facelift will retain the original design and dimensions. Though, it will see minor cosmetic and features upgrades.
Maruti Suzuki India has recently added two new products – Ignis and Baleno RS – to its NEXA premium dealership network. Besides this, the Indo-Japanese brand has a bag full of new products and facelifts. Interestingly, Maruti is now all set to launch the much-awaited new Maruti Ciaz 2017 facelift. If media reports are to be believed, the vehicle will be launched in April. Instead of regular MSI dealerships, the new Ciaz will be retailed through NEXA premium network. The sedan’s new model will receive cosmetic and feature upgrades, thus making it more premium than the current one.
Ahead of its launch, the variants of the updated Ciaz sedan have been leaked on the web world. The upcoming model will come in 5 trim levels – Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Alpha and Sport. While the first four trim levels are shared with existing Nexa cars, the Sport variant is a new one and will be the top-of-the line model. It is expected to come with a body kit and spoiler, and is likely to come as a replacement for the Ciaz RS.
There are no mechanical changes will be on offer. It will continue to feature the 1.3-litre DDiS 200 SHVS engine and a 1.4-litre petrol engine. It was speculated that the new model will get a new 1.5-litre M15 petrol engine; however, latest report suggest that the vehicle will continue to feature the same 91bhp, 1.4L K-Series unit. A five-speed manual gearbox will come as standard, while the Delta, Zeta and Alpha petrol variants will get a 4-speed AT unit. The updated model of the car might also get a sunroof only on the top-spec model of the carline. The company will also launch the Ciaz Taxi variant, which will be specifically introduced to target commercial segment. In India, the new Ciaz will lock horns against the Honda City facelift and new Hyundai Verna.
Maruti Suzuki will retail new Ciaz facelift through its premium NEXA dealerships. The company hasn’t yet confirmed the launch details of the car, but reports suggest that the sedan might go on sale in April. We will update the exact launch date as soon as the company reveals it. Read – 2016 Maruti Alto 800 Facelift Gets 9% More Fuel Efficient
|Base Model||Rs 8.5 lakh|
|Top Model||Rs 11.50 lakh|
The 2017 Ciaz facelift prices in India are likely to remain competitive. However, it might see a minimal hike of Rs 50,000 – Rs 60,000 due to some cosmetic updates and additional features. To be sold through NEXA premium network, the entry-level variant could come with a price tag of Rs 8.5 lakh, and the top-spec model might cost around Rs 11.50 lakh (ex-showroom).
|Engine||1.3-litre DDiS 200 SHVS|
|Maximum Power||88.5bhp @ 4000rpm|
|Maximum Torque||200Nm @ 1750rpm|
|Engine||1.4-litre K-Series Petrol|
|Maximum Power||91bhp @ 6000rpm|
|Maximum Torque||130Nm @ 4000rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual & 4-speed Automatic|
At the heart of the 2017 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz diesel will be the same 1.3-litre DDiS 200 SHVS engine. This engine is capable of producing 88.5bhp of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. Power will be transmitted to the front wheels via a 5-speed manual gearbox. There will be no automatic option with the diesel unit.
The gasoline version will be powered by a 1.4-litre K-Series unit that churns out a maximum power output of 91bhp at 6,000rpm and a peak torque of 130Nm at 4,000rpm. A five-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels will come as standard, while the mid and top-end models will also get a 4-speed automatic gearbox option.
|2017 Maruti Ciaz Petrol (MT)||20.73kmpl|
|2017 Maruti Ciaz Petrol (AT)||19.12kmpl|
|2017 Maruti Ciaz Diesel (MT)||28.09kmpl|
The diesel version of the facelifted Ciaz will be equally fuel efficient to the current model as the engine remains unchanged. Though, the petrol variant could be slightly more frugal than the existing one. Currently, the Ciaz SHVS returns a claimed fuel economy of 28.09kmpl. Mileage figure of the new petrol is expected to be around 18-19kmpl. Check Out – List of Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars in India
– New front grille
– Revised bumpers
– Smoked headlamps
– Cruise control
While the styling will remain intact, the facelifted model will receive minor design upgrades especially the front fascia. It will carry a new front grille, revised front bumper and smoked headlamps along with lots of additional chrome. As mentioned above, the higher trims might come fitted with a sunroof. As far as dimensions go, the 2017 Maruti Ciaz facelift will remain unchanged. The saloon already has a substantially longer wheelbase (2,650mm) than most of its rivals.
There could be a range of new comfort and safety equipment. Though, the updated model will borrow several features from the current one including SmartPlay touchscreen system with Apple CarPlay, reverse parking camera, push start and stop, leather seats and navigation system.
Source – Team-BHP