Prices of Maruti Ciaz SHVS slashed by INR 69,000 owing to reduced excise duty

18/05/2016 - 18:19 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Excise duty reduced by nearly 50 percent. 

Maruti-Suzuki has slashed prices of the Maruti Ciaz diesel SHVS owing to a near-50 percent reduction in excise duty on the mid-size sedan. Under the NEMMP (National Electric Mobility Mission Plan), excise duty on the Ciaz diesel, which gets a micro-hybrid system, is reduced to 12.5 percent from 24 percent.

Maruti Ciaz SHVS front launched in Delhi
The Maruti Ciaz SHVS delivers 28.09 km/l.

Thus far, Maruti has updated prices of the Ciaz SHVS for New Delhi. Ex-showroom prices of the Ciaz SHVS have dropped by INR 55,000-69,000 depending on the variant. The Maruti Ciaz VDi, which was earlier priced at INR 8.23 lakhs now costs INR 7.68 lakhs. Below is the variant-wise price of the Ciaz SHVS with the older price in brackets:

  1. Maruti Ciaz VDi - INR 7.68 (INR 8.23)
  2. Maruti Ciaz VDi (O) - INR 7.81 (INR 8.38)
  3. Maruti Ciaz VDi+ - INR 8.22 (INR 8.82)
  4. Maruti Ciaz ZDi - INR 8.89 (INR 9.53)
  5. Maruti Ciaz ZDi+ - INR 9.49 (INR 10.18)

Maruti Ciaz SHVS engine launched in Delhi
The Ciaz SHVS gets an integrated starter generator and auto start-stop system.

To recap, the Maruti Ciaz SHVS is powered by the 1.3-liter DDiS diesel engine capable of 90 PS and 200 Nm of torque paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. It has an ARAI-rated fuel efficiency of 28.09 km/l. The SHVS system combines an integrated starter generator, brake energy recovery system and an auto start-stop system to increase fuel efficiency.

Prices of the Maruti Ciaz petrol remain unchanged.

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