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1Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is the most popular and bestselling midsize sedans in the country right now. The premium offering from the Indo-Japanese automaker is ready to get a facelift. The facelifted Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is expected to be sold through the Nexa premium dealership of the brand.

The company wants it to offer as a more upmarket model. Therefore expect the sedan to get subtle yet significant updates which will ensure the Ciaz comes very appealing to the customers. In terms of design, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is unlikely to receive a big change. Instead the little tweaks will play significant role in making it more attractive. The front fascia could come with revised headlamps.

The car gets projector headlamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. The front grille is expected to remain same. It sports chrome garnished horizontal slats. Front bumper of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift is likely to receive a revising touch and it would get a larger air intake with horizontal slats, chrome trim around the revised fog lamp enclosure.

At the side profile, the Ciaz facelift will come getting new design alloy wheels, turn indicator integrated ORVMs and sharp character lines. Rear of the car is expected to remain same, but the taillights could get LED inserts. Interior of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is already quite attractive and upmarket. Expect the facelifted version to offer more premiumness. It is likely to come with the same multi-function steering wheel, an updated instrument cluster with analog and digital display, an updated touchscreen SmartPlay infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The seat and upholstery material will surely get updated.

Power source for the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift would be the same 1.4-litre engine under the hood mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 4-speed automatic transmission will be there on offer as well. The petrol motor is capable of churning out 91 bhp of peak power at 6,000 rpm and 130 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm.

The 1.3-litre diesel engine with SHVS technology kicks out 89 bhp at 4,000 rpm and 200 Nm of torque at 1,750 rpm. It is paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. Expect the car to deliver fuel efficiency of 21 kmpl for petrol manual and 20 kmpl for petrol AT, while the diesel variant will deliver 29 kmpl.

Expected Launch Date: June 2018
Expected Price: Rs. 7.7 lakh – Rs. 10.8 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)