2018 Maruti Ciaz's (facelift) LED combination lights teased

10/08/2018 - 22:56 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Maruti Suzuki has released another teaser image of the 2018 Maruti Ciaz (facelift) - this time showing its LED rear combination lights - ahead of the reported August 20 market launch. Bookings for the 2018 Ciaz opened today at all NEXA outlets for a deposit of INR 11,000.

2018 Maruti Ciaz taillight teased
The 2018 Maruti Ciaz gets the all-new 1.5-liter VVT petrol engine which develops 103 bhp and 138 Nm of torque.

The exterior of the 2018 Maruti Ciaz will feature LED projector headlights, LED daytime running lights, a new grille, redesigned bumpers and new machined alloy wheels (16-inches on the Alpha variant and 15-inches on the Zeta variant). Inside, the updated sedan is confirmed to get a revised dashboard with lighter faux wood trim, a new instrument cluster with a color screen for the multi-information display and other "convenience features" like the adjustable rear headrests.

The major update is under the hood as the petrol Ciaz swaps its 1.4-liter engine for the larger 1.5-liter K15B four-cylinder VVT unit developing 103 bhp and 138 Nm of torque. It will be paired with a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic and offers the SHVS mild-hybrid technology for increased fuel efficiency. The 2018 Ciaz petrol MT delivers 21.56 km/l and the petrol AT 20.28 km/l, a recent report said.

The 2018 Ciaz diesel, at launch, will be powered by the tried-and-tested 1.3-liter DDiS developing 89 bhp and 200 Nm of torque. Later in the year, Maruti will reportedly introduce its self-developed 1.5-liter diesel engine which will meet BS6 emission norms.

2018 Maruti Ciaz facelift bookings open
All variants of the 2018 Maruti Ciaz get ABS, EBD, dual front airbags and projector headlights. The top-end variant will feature LED headlights.

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With an updated exterior and interior, and fuel-efficient engines, the 2018 Ciaz will put up a tough fight in the mid-size sedan segment which sees the Honda City, Hyundai Verna and the Maruti Ciaz fight for the leadership position every month.

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