Date: December 6, 2016
Mid Sedan Segment likely to bring back its Glory Days in 2017 with Updates and Facelifts of Maruti Ciaz, Honda City and Hyundai Verna
Mid Sedan Segment will likely bring back its Glory Days - as the Trio - Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz to go Facelift in 2017.
Though Honda City and Hyundai Verna to get Facelift in January - February 2017, Maruti Suzuki expected to come up with All New Ciaz by March - April 2017. This will be an Important Upgrade for Maruti as the Manufacturer is bringing host of changes and likely at premium pricing to get on the set of Elite Customers who look for the very best of Performance and Features.
Some of the Key changes in Maruti Ciaz Facelift Edition 2017 will be
1. Diesel Engine - Maruti will Plonk in Powerful 1.6 Litre DDIS Diesel Engine with 120 PS Power and 320 NM Torque in 6 Speed Manual Transmission in Zdi and Zdi Plus Trim. This will likely make Ciaz as the most Powerful Diesel Hatchback in Mid Sedan Segment. Vdi, Vdi Plus will continue powering in with Existing 1.3 Litre DDIS Diesel Engine
2. New 1.5 Litre Petrol Engine - This New 1.5 Litre Petrol Engine will first be launched in Ciaz and in series of updates to be available in Brezza, Ertiga and S Cross. With Improved 100 PS Power and 133 NM Torque. Know details on Maruti New 1.5 Litre Petrol Engine
3. Premium Exterior Styling - Maruti can enhance in Exterior Styling by choosing in Sunroof and DRL Lights in Top End Zxi Plus and Zdi Trim to enhance in appeal for those who only seek the best.
4. Increased Features - ABS, EBD and Dual Airbags will become standard from Base Model. Also - some new Features like Cruise Control, Updated Touchscreen System with Android Auto Compatibility will feature in
There are round of rumors flowing across that Ciaz will be sold through Nexa. We checked through some Senior Reliable source, the news on Ciaz to be pulled off from regular Maruti Dealership and only to be exclusively sold through Nexa is baseless rumour.
Feeling Excited for all New Maruti Ciaz, the launch is Scheduled in around March - April 2017
In terms of Prices - expect the 1.5 Litre Petrol and 1.3 Litre Diesel Engine prices to be higher by around Rs 30K to Top End Model at 50K, while in Diesel 1.6 Litre DDIS 320 Zdi and Zdi Price to be around Rs 1.5 Lakh higher than the existing Prices i.e to likely be priced around Rs 11 to 11.5 Lakh for Zdi Plus DDIS 320 Diesel Version
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