The new Maruti Ciaz 1.5L diesel variant is available in 3 variants priced between Rs 9.97 lakh and 11.37 lakh.
Maruti Suzuki has introduced the long-awaited new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine in the Indian market. Developed in-house, the new 1.5-litre engine is claimed to offer improved performance, best-in-class fuel efficiency, enhanced torque and power with refined NVH performance. This new engine is introduced in the 2019 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, which also receives a newly developed 6-speed gearbox. The new Maruti Ciaz 1.5L diesel variant is available in 3 variants – Delta, Zeta and Alpha – priced at Rs 9.97 lakh, 11.08 lakh and 11.37 lakh respectively. All the prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.
While powering the new Ciaz, this 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine produces 94bhp of power at 4,000rpm and a peak torque of 225Nm between 1,500 and 2,500rpm. It is benefitted with a high efficiency turbo charger which generates higher low-end torque through optimization, which makes city driving hassle free. Adding to it, the use of a Dual Mass Flywheel and optimized compressed ration reduces engine fluctuations and offers higher NVH levels. Also See – Upcoming Maruti Cars in India
The new Maruti Ciaz 1.5L diesel model is claimed to offer an impressive fuel economy of 26.82kmpl. The engine is paired to a newly designed 6-speed gearbox, which is claimed to offer light gear shift feel. Besides this engine, the Ciaz sedan is available with a 1.5-litre K15 petrol engine with Next-Gen Smart Hybrid system. Also See – Maruti Ertiga to get new 1.5L diesel engine
Speaking on the introduction of new diesel engine, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki said “Maruti Suzuki has always re-defined the Indian auto industry with its revolutionary offerings. The all -new aluminium 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine is yet another testament of the same. This new engine offers an optimum balance of enhanced performance with best in class fuel efficiency. The new engine showcases our commitment to provide products that capture performance aspirations of our young customers. We are confident that introduction of this new engine will further strengthen our portfolio and help in popularity of our cars.”