1Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift
Maruti Suzuki is working on an update for Ciaz as the sedan is facing intense competition from new models like Verna and Yaris. The facelift model comes with subtle changes on exterior to make it look more premium compared to outgoing model. The front get new black finished grille, which extend towards headlamps.
The company has also given new front bumper along with revised fog lamp housing. The headlamp cluster gets smoked finish with projector lamps along with integrated LED DRLs give a fresh appeal for Ciaz. The side design appears to be same from current model except for new design for alloy wheels.
The rear also gets slightly revised tail lamps along with an updated bumper. The dimensions remain same and the exterior changes does make Ciaz look upmarket. Maruti continued the same design theme for interior and the only update is new instrument cluster, which is different from current Ciaz.
The company has given dual tone beige colour theme for interior and it comes loaded with lots of features like touch screen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, climate control, cruise control, leather seats, key less entry, push button start, multi-function steering wheel, rain sensing wiper and more.
The Ciaz will be the first product to launch with newly developed petrol engine and the company won’t offer diesel engine for facelift model as they are also working on a new engine. The 1.5 L petrol engine produces 104 bhp of power and 138 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to 5 speed manual and 4 speed automatic gearbox. To improve efficiency, the petrol engine also comes with SHVS technology which improves efficiency. Maruti Suzuki is going to launch Ciaz facelift next month in India.
Expected Price – Rs. 8-12 Lakh
Expected Launch – August, 2018