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Maruti's new Ciaz with 1.5L diesel engine unveiled, priced at Rs 9.9 lakh

Retailed through the Nexa network, the company also offers Ciaz with a 1.5-litre petrol engine

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The new Ciaz. Photo: Maruti website
The new Ciaz. Photo: Maruti website

The country's largest India (MSI) Thursday launched mid-size sedan Ciaz with a new 1.5-litre diesel engine, priced at Rs 9.97 lakh onwards (ex-showroom Delhi).

Developed in house, the 1.5-litre engine comes mated with six-speed transmission and offers improved performance. MSI has been utilising Fiat-sourced 1.3-litre diesel powertrains with varied power outputs across its current model range.

The entry-level Ciaz Delta variant is priced at Rs 9.97 lakh, at Rs 11.08 lakh and top-end trim at Rs 11.37 lakh (all prices are ex-showroom Delhi).

"has always re-defined the Indian auto industry with its revolutionary offerings. The all-new aluminium 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine is another testament of the same," MSI MD and said in a statement.

The new engine offers an optimum balance of enhanced performance with the best-in-class fuel efficiency, he added.

"We are confident that the introduction of this new engine will further strengthen our portfolio and help in popularity of our cars," Ayukawa said.

Retailed through the Nexa network, the company also offers Ciaz with a 1.5-litre petrol engine. The top-end variant of Ciaz contributes 54 per cent of its total sales, MSI said.

First Published: Thu, March 28 2019. 14:36 IST
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