The Maruti Ciaz 2018 has been launched. The car now looks even more attractive from the front. It gets a new front end that consists of a sleek looking grille. The Ciaz 2018 now looks more sophisticated and premium. This is the major change in the exteriors. The interior also gets subtle changes. The booking for the new Ciaz are already underway and the price too has been reveled.

The Maruti Ciaz 2018 has prices starting from 8,19,00 lakhs and go up to 10,97,000 lakhs for the top end diesel and petrol variants. The car also car also gets a new 1.5-litre k-15 petrol engine and a updated interior and exterior. The cars new features include a new hill assist, cruise control and ESP too.

Ciaz Launch

The Maruti Ciaz 2018 has been launched today. The new Ciaz is going to be a great competitor with some new features for the Hyundai Verna, Toyota Yaris and Honda City.

The Ciaz 2018 will be getting a new six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmission. The engines on the Ciaz will also be new. These are 1.5-litre units, both in petrol and diesel. This is the flagship sedan of Maruti and they will take the fight closer to the Honda City, it’s prime competitor. The Ciaz has been selling in decent numbers and contributing to the sedan segment significantly. There was a time when it outsold the Honda City as well. This is when Honda did not have a diesel engine.

Now, since Honda City comes with a diesel option too, the Ciaz has taken a beating. Maruti wants to keep the fight alive and hence, they will be launching a facelifted version. While the changes will be limited as far as cosmetics are go, the car will get a new heart, which is expected to change the game for Maruti in this segment.  Read further to know more about the Maruti Ciaz 2018.

Maruti Ciaz 2018 Interior

The interiors of the Ciaz are pleasing and the new car will continue to have this feel.. The plastic quality, the fit and finish have been good. The touch and feel of the materials is also better than all other Maruti cars. The black and beige interiors look good and the interiors are soft touch. The Maruti Ciaz 2018 will have the same dashboard layout which is simple and functional. There will be features one requires and pretty simplistic. A large touchscreen will sit at the centre and below that will the controls for auto air-conditioning. The instrument cluster is clear and easy to read as well. There is a neatly integrated driver information system as well. This will be seen on the Maruti Ciaz 2018 too. Not too much of a change inside the vehicle, as the interiors look stylish and appealing.

The front seats are comfortable and there will not be any change in it. The rear seats lack the thigh support but are extremely spacious. There is more than sufficient space for rear passengers be it knee room or head room, however what goes missing the comfort. The seats could have been a bit more supportive for tall passengers. The boot size is also large enough on the Maruti Ciaz 2018, making it good to be used for a weekend for a family of four. As it is a facelift there shall be no change in the dimensions, space and even the boot size of the sedan.

Maruti Ciaz 2018 Price in India

Variant-wise prices (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Petrol SigmaRs 8.19 lakh
Petrol DeltaRs 8.80 lakh
Petrol Delta ATRs 9.80 lakh
Petrol ZetaRs 9.57 lakh
Petrol Zeta ATRs 10.57 lakh
Petrol AlphaRs 9.97 lakh
Petrol Alpha ATRs 10.97 lakh
Diesel SigmaRs 9.19 lakh
Diesel DeltaRs 9.80 lakh
Diesel ZetaRs 10.57 lakh
Diesel AlphaRs 10.97 lakh

The price has changed much a lot. The above pricing shows us how competitive the Maruti is now in comparision to it’s rivals. A new engine for petrol and diesel is expected.

The new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018 will be launched shortly  and it will be an even more attractive package. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018 will be sold through the premium Nexa Experience showrooms and that makes a different to the appeal of the car. The petrol and diesel engines will be upgraded. This will make the car a better performer.

Maruti Ciaz 2018 Images

New Ciaz 2018 Launch Date

ModelLaunch Date
Maruti Ciaz 2018 August 2018

The New Maruti Ciaz 2018will be launched by end of August 2018. The bookings are already open. This will be a new car from Nexa in a long time. The look of the new Ciaz will be new from the fromt. At the moment, the company is concentrating on the deliveries of the new Swift. The Ciaz facelift will follow once most orders of the Swift are fulfilled. The Nexa showrooms will also have some excitement over the launch of the Ciaz 2018.

It will be interesting to see how the new Ciaz will take on the competition, especially the new ones like the Toyota Yaris. Though the Yaris will not get a diesel engine, the new Ciaz will give it a tough fight with its new petrol engine. The Ciaz will also take on the new Hyundai Verna and Honda City with both petrol and diesel versions being revamped. The Maruti Ciaz 2018 is a minor facelift. The looks and dimensions will remain the same. The styling of this sedan will get some subtle upgrades. A new front grille will make it look different and more appealing.

However, these cosmetic changes will not be major. Ciaz buyers will be glad to see a new look on the car. There might be an option of a sunroof this time. Cruise control in the upcoming Ciaz is something we are not sure of. There are many enthusiasts who are hoping for a bigger set of petrol and diesel engines too.

The facelift of the Maruti Ciaz 2018 has been planned taking various feedback from customers. The SHVS will most likely be discontinued as this has made the Ciaz expensive, due to the tax structure on hybrids.

Also Read: Upcoming Maruti Cars in India

Maruti Ciaz 2018 Updates

A recently leaked Nexa document has reveled that the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz gets a speed alert system and seatbelt reminder for both driver and front passenger, and these will be offered as part of standard safety features.Features like the fuel economy had leaked last week and made the hype around the soon to be launched Nexa product even more anticipated.


Another important thing, the Ciaz’s mileage figures have been reveled and there is a big jump in the numbers. The new Ciaz’s ARAI testing figures stand at 21.5km/l for the manual version and 20km/l for the automatic version. This is the new 1.5-litre petrol engine that is 12bhp more in power and has 9Nm of more torque. This makes the Ciaz a very good choice and more efficient than the City and Verna.

Also Read: Toyota Vios – Ciaz competition coming

2018 Maruti Ciaz spy 2

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift 2018 Design

Though the current Maruti Ciaz has become a familiar face and hence an update is important. The Ciaz does seems a lot more premium and upmarket than the rest of the Maruti cars. A new larger front grille will be seen on this new car, followed by pulled back headlamps. Maruti has done a stunning job with the design. This sedan has good road presence and is in fact, the longest sedan in its category. The long proportions of the car give it a very premium look.

The facelifted Ciaz distinguishes itself with a new grille design with chrome garnish on higher-spec trims, and LED headlamps and tail-lamps, new front and rear bumpers and 16-inch alloy wheels on the top-spec variant.

2018 Maruti Ciaz side

From the rear this car resembles the Honda City. The Maruti Ciaz 2018 will have similar dimensions but there will be a change in the headlamp, front grille and tail lamps. It will now get a wider front grille and hew headlamps which will look sharper. The front bumper will also be new and will have revised air ducts, The fog lamps will also be of a new design. The sides will not see any major change. The only change will be a new set of alloy wheels. These will be 16-inch, black-machined ones. The rear will also be identical to the current model but will get new taillamps.

Also Read: Hyundai Verna 2017 Price and Review

Maruti Ciaz 2018 facelift – Nexa – Colours

Following are the colour options on the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018. The new Nexa Blue is also offered on the Ciaz 2018. There might be one of two new colours on offer at the most.

  • Nexa Blue
  • Pearl Metallic Dignity Brown
  • Pearl Sangria Red
  • Metallic Silky Silver
  • Metallic Glistening Grey
  • Pearl Midnight Black
  • Pearl Snow White

Maruti Ciaz 2018 Model Variants

There are four variants available on the petrol and diesel engines. These are Sigma,Delta, Zeta and Alpha. All these variants will be available on the Ciaz 2018, and there shall even be an automatic on the petrol and yes the RS version for the diesel that will come later on.

New Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018 Safety

The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018 will have dual airbags and ABS as standard equipment. This will be a good move as the competent is offering it as standard. In addition, rear parking sensor, seat belt reminder, reverse parking camera, seat belt pre-tensioner & force limiter will also be on offer.

2018 Maruti Ciaz spy 4

New Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018 Specifications

Petrol Engine1.5-litre petrol
Power110 bhp
Torque150 Nm
Transmission6-speed manual, 6-speed Auto
Diesel Engine1.5-litre
Power120 bhp
Torque250 Nm
Transmission6-speed manual


Also Read: Honda City facelift. Price and Images

A 1.4-litre petrol engine powers the Ciaz currently. This produces about 90bhp of power and is an oversquare engine. Which means it will have good torque even at low engine speeds. This means that there will be sufficient punch from the engine even when driving at low speeds in city traffic. This time on the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018, there will be a new petrol engine replacing it. This will be a 1.5-litre unit. This engine will churn out around 110bhp of power and 150NM of torque.

Another new engine that will be seen on the new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018, will be the 1.5-litre diesel engine. This new engine will replace the existing 1.3-litre unit. This engine has 120bhp of power and 250Nm of maximum torque. This engine will come only with a five-speed manual transmission. A six-speed would have been preferred.

Also Read: Tata’s Honda City competitor coming

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2018 Mileage 

While the car will be out next month, the mileage figures are out now. The mileage of the new Maruti Ciaz 2018 with the new 1.5-litre engine is great and on paper at least segment crushing. The Ciaz gets 21km/l with the manual and 20km/l with the automatic.

Maruti Ciaz 2018 Mileage

FuelMileage (ARAI)
Petrol16 km/l
Diesel28 km/l


Also Read: Maruti Ciaz SHVS vs Honda City – VIDEO COMPARISON

Maruti Ciaz facelift 2018 Competition

The New Maruti Ciaz 2018 will be competing with the new Honda City 2017, new Hyundai Verna 2017, Volkswagen Vento facelift, Skoda Rapid  and the Fiat Linea 125S. These will be the direct competition to the Ciaz, however, the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Honda WR-V, Tata Nexon will be competing products offered in the same price bracket.

New Maruti Ciaz 2018 Features


  • 16-inch wheels
  • Daytime running LEDs
  • Projector headlamps
  • Diamond cut alloy wheels


  • Keyless Entry
  • Push start and stop button
  • SmartPlay touchscreen system with bluetooth
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Leather seats
  • Steering wheel with leather wrap
  • Leather wrapped gear knob and hand brake
  • Sunroof
  • Cruise control
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Rain sensing wipers


  • Dual airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Reverse camera
  • Reverse sensors

Also Read: Tata Nexon Review and Price

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