India’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki has recently started taking pre-orders for the much-awaited Ciaz mid-sized. This model has received an overwhelming response from car buyers and the company has received over 3,000 advanced bookings for the Ciaz sedan within three days.
Speaking to ET, a person close to the company said that the Ciaz to compete against the segment leader Honda City, has received a “very good” response and Maruti Suzuki has already received 10,000-12,000 enquiries on the car. The deliveries for the car will commence from next month. The vehicle is likely to be priced in the range of Rs. 7.5-11 lakh.
The official bookings for the saloon have started at a token amount of Rs. 21,000. Under the hood is the same 91bhp, 1.4-litre K10B petrol motor and a 1.3-litre Fiat-sourced multi-jet motor producing 89bhp. Moreover, the Ciaz mid-sized sedan is claimed to be the country’s most fuel efficient car in India. The diesel model is claimed to return an excellent mileage of 26.21kmpl, while the petrol model delivers 20.73kmpl of fuel economy.
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is the longest sedan in its league. It measures 4490mm in length, 1730mm in width and 1485mm in height, and it has a large wheelbase of 2650mm. Its flared wheel arches have been fitted to 16-inch alloy wheels. It is equipped with standard features such as projector headlamps, electrically adjustable ORVMs with turn indicators, automatic climate control, keyless entry, rear AC vents, rear parking sensors, push-button start and an advanced infotainment system.
Source: ET Auto