Spied – Maruti Ciaz VDi+ variant snapped up close
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SX4-successor to come in a total of six variants.
Seen here is the mid-spec diesel variant of the upcoming Maruti Ciaz. Dubbed the VDi+, this variant would be given features such as projector headlights, rear AC vents, driver armrest, electrically adjustable wing mirrors, an integrated music system, dual-tone interior, steering mounted controls, reverse parking sensors and ABS, according to a report.
The SX4 successor is expected to launch in a total of six variants – three each for petrol and diesel. Both engines would be carried over from the Ertiga. The petrol engine would be the 1.4-liter four-cylinder K-Series motor, and the diesel would be the tried-and-tested 1.3-liter Multijet engine sourced from Fiat.
Maruti has already started series production of the Ciaz at its Manesar facility in Haryana.
Competitors: Honda City, Hyundai Verna, VW Vento, Skoda Rapid, Fiat Linea, Nissan Sunny
Expected Price: INR 7.5 – 10.5 lakhs, ex-Showroom
Launch Date: September 2014
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[Spy images from Autocar India]