2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Hyundai Aura - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Hyundai Aura - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which car is better: Maruti Suzuki Ciaz or Hyundai Aura? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

 

2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Hyundai Aura

Ciaz 2020 vs Aura 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

CIAZ VS AURA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Hyundai Aura

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sigma

₹8.32

E

₹5.80

Delta

₹8.94

S

₹6.56

Zeta

₹9.71

SX

₹7.30

Alpha

₹9.98

SX(O)

₹7.86

S

₹10.09

SX Turbo

₹8.54


Maruti Suzuki Ciaz prices start from Rs. 8.32 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.09 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Hyundai Aura petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.54 lakh. The Aura costs a lot less than the Nexa Ciaz and theres only Rs. 20,000 worth of price overlap between their manual transmission variants.

CIAZ VS AURA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Hyundai Aura

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Delta

₹9.98

S

₹7.06

Zeta

₹10.81

SX+

₹8.05

Alpha

₹11.10

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For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz prices start from Rs. 9.98 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz automatic is Rs. 1.04 lakh more expensive than manual. Hyundai Aura starts at Rs. 7.06 lakh. Hyundai Aura automatic is Rs. 50,000 more expensive than manual. The choice of automatic transmission further expands the price gap between these two cars as their petrol MT variants are at least Rs. 2.0 lakh apart.

Ciaz 2020 vs Aura 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is 4490mm long, 1730mm wide and 1485mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2650mm. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has a boot space of 510 litres. The Hyundai Aura measures 3995mm in length, 1680mm in width and 1520mm in height. The wheelbase of the Hyundai Aura is 2450mm and it has a boot space of 402 litres.

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CIAZ VS AURA | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Difference

Hyundai Aura

Length (mm)

4490

495

3995

Width (mm)

1730

50

1680

Height (mm)

1485

35

1520

Wheelbase (mm)

2650

200

2450

Boot Space (litre)

510

108

402

Ground Clearance(mm)

170

5

165

Fuel Tank (litre)

43

6

37

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

185/65 R15

-

165/70 R14

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

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175/60 R15


Dimension Review

  • The Ciaz is longer than the Aura by 495mm.
  • The Ciaz is wider than the Aura by 50mm.
  • The Aura is taller than the Ciaz by 35mm. This is the only aspect, in which the Aura is bigger than the Ciaz but we can’t hold it against the Ciaz. This low-slung 3-box sedan profile is what gives the Ciaz its luxurious vibe.
  • The Ciaz has a longer wheelbase than the Aura; by 200mm.
  • The Ciaz has 108 litres more boot space than the Aura.
  • The Ciaz has 5mm more ground clearance than the Aura.

Ciaz 2020 vs Aura 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

CIAZ VS AURA | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Hyundai Aura

Engine

1.5 L Hybrid Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

Displacement

1462 cc

1197 cc

998 cc

Cylinder

4

4

3

Maximum Power

105PS @ 6000rpm

83PS @ 6000rpm

100PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

138Nm @ 4400rpm

114Nm @ 4000rpm

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

20.65kmpl

20.5kmpl

20.5kmpl

Automatic Transmission

4-speed TC

5-speed AMT

-

Automatic FE

20.04kmpl

20.3kmpl

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Ciaz Petrol vs Aura Petrol 

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 1.5 L, 4-cylinder hybrid petrol engine makes 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol manual has a mileage of 20.65kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 20.04kmpl.

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Hyundai Aura 1.2 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 83PS of maximum power and 114Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Aura petrol manual has a mileage of 20.5kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 20.3kmpl.

Aura also gets a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 100PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 20.5kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Ciaz has a more powerful engine than the Aura.
  • The Ciazs engine produces more torque than the Aura 1.2 but the Aura turbo has a lot meatier torque output at low and mid RPMs. Thus, this engine will offer the best drivability among all the options in this consideration.
  • All of the engine-transmission options in this comparison are equally fuel-efficient.
  • That’s good news for someone considering the Aura turbo as you get to enjoy all of that performance while getting a hybrid sedan-like gas mileage.

Ciaz 2020 vs Aura 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of Ciaz 2020 are:

  • LED headlamp w/ LED DRL
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto-dimming IRVM
  • Rear AC vents
  • Cruise control
  • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
  • Auto AC
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Leather seat upholstery

Notable top features of Aura 2020 are:

  • 8-inch Touchscreen Infotainment
  • Smart Key with Push Start Button
  • Electric Folding ORVMs
  • 15-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Cruise Control - only available with 1.2 SX (O) variant.
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Projector Headlamp
  • Fully Automatic AC
  • Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Leather-wrapped gear knob
  • Rear Camera

Is the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz better than the Hyundai Aura?

Price of the base variant of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is Rs. 8.32 lakh and Hyundai Aura is Rs. 5.80 lakh (both ex-showroom).

For petrol powertrain, all engine transmission options of these two cars are equally fuel-efficient but the Aura turbo impresses us with its superb torque-to-weight ratio. The fact that this performance doesn’t come at the cost of mileage is another positive point in favour of the Hyundai Aura turbo.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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