Maruti Suzuki Ciaz S with BS6 engine launched in India
Maruti Suzuki today launched BS-VI compliant Ciaz sedan at a starting price of Rs 8.31 lakhs, the company also announced the introduction of top-of-the-line “S” variant at ex-showroom price of 10.08 lakhs. Like other Maruti Suzuki BS6 models, even the Ciaz is not offered in BS6 diesel trim.
Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “Ciaz since its launch in 2014, has been the most popular mid-size sedan and has witnessed consistent growth. With over 2.7 lakh happy customers and record 29% market share in its segment, Ciaz is popular for its impactful exteriors, sophisticated interiors and strong performance. There was a latent need from our sedan loving customers for a Sporty version of Ciaz. Ciaz S fulfils that need and it adds a sporty quotient to the premium mid-sized sedan and appeal to the customers desiring ‘the good life’. We are confident Ciaz S will be appreciated by customers.”
The BS6 variant comes Maruti Suzuki’s 1.5-litre four-cylinder K15B mild-hybrid petrol mill which can produce 104.7 PS of power and 138 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission or or a four-speed (CVT) torque converter automatic transmission. The prices of the BS6 variant have been increased by Rs 11,000 to Rs 22,000, depending on variant.
The newly introduced S variant comes with several aesthetic updates such as dual-tone sporty exteriors which includes black skirts, spoilers, spoiler, darkened 16-inch alloy wheel etc. Likewise, the interior receive sporty all black treatment with silver accents on the door trim and instrument panels.