Maruti Suzuki has finally launched the much-awaited diesel engine Ciaz. Maruti Suzuki has now introduced the new 1.5- litre DDiS 225 diesel engine in the Ciaz. The new Ciaz has been priced at Rs 9.97 lakh for the basic model going and Rs 11.37 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the top-end model. The new Ciaz offers more power and good low-end torque. The 1.5-litre diesel engine has been developed in-house by the manufacturer. Last year, Maruti Suzuki introduced the all-new a.15-litre petrol engine with the Ciaz. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz takes on the likes of Honda City, Toyota Yaris Hyundai Verna in the Indian market.
“Maruti Suzuki has always re-defined the Indian auto industry with its revolutionary offerings. The all -new aluminium 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine is yet another testament of the same. This new engine offers an optimum balance of enhanced performance with best in class fuel efficiency. The new engine showcases our commitment to provide products that capture performance aspirations of our young customers. We are confident that introduction of this new engine will further strengthen our portfolio and help in popularity of our cars,” Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki said.
The Ciaz 1.5 diesel engine is available in three trim levels – Delta, Zeta and Alpha.The new Ciaz offers E15A four-cylinder motor develops a maximum power of 94 bhp at 4,000 rpm and 225 Nm of peak torque that is available between 1,500-2,500 rpm, according to Maruti Suzuki.
The new diesel powertrain is BS-VI ready and will comply with the upcoming emission norms by adding a few filters to the engine.