2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Toyota Yaris - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Toyota Yaris - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which C-segment sedan is better: Maruti Suzuki Ciaz or Toyota Yaris? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Toyota Yaris

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

CIAZ VS YARIS | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Toyota Yaris

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sigma

₹8.32

J-Optional

₹8.76

Delta

₹8.94

J

₹9.40

Zeta

₹9.71

G-Optional

₹9.74

Alpha

₹9.98

G

₹10.55

S

₹10.09

V

₹11.74

 -  -

V-Optional

₹12.08

 -

VX

₹12.96


Maruti Suzuki Ciaz prices start from Rs. 8.32 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.09 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Toyota Yaris petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.76 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.96 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has a lower starting price for the base as well as top variants.

CIAZ VS YARIS | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Toyota Yaris

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Delta

₹9.98

J-Optional

₹9.46

Zeta

₹10.81

J

₹10.10

Alpha

₹11.10

G-Optional

₹10.94

   

G

₹11.75

   

V

₹12.94

   

V-Optional

₹13.28

   

VX

₹14.18


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz prices start from Rs. 9.98 lakh and Toyota Yaris starts from Rs. 9.46 lakh. With the petrol automatic powertrain, Toyota Yaris is more affordable as it has a lower starting price. However, the Yaris’ higher variants cost more than the Ciaz’ top variant. If you want a fully-loaded variant, then the Ciaz automatic will cost less than the Yaris automatic.

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

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is 4490mm long, 1730mm wide and 1485mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2650mm. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has a boot space of 510 litres. On the other hand, the Toyota Yaris measures 4425mm in length, 1730mm in width and 1495mm in height. The wheelbase of Toyota Yaris is 2550mm and it has a boot space of 476 litres.

A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

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CIAZ VS YARIS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Difference

Toyota Yaris

Length (mm)

4490

65

4425

Width (mm)

1730

0

1730

Height (mm)

1485

10

1495

Wheelbase (mm)

2650

100

2550

Boot Space (litre)

510

34

476

Ground Clearance(mm)

170

5

175

Fuel Tank (litre)

43

1

42


Dimension Review

  • Ciaz is longer than the Yaris by 65mm.
  • Ciaz and Yaris are equally wide.
  • Yaris is taller than Ciaz by 10mm.
  • Ciaz has a longer wheelbase than Yaris; by 100mm.
  • Ciaz has 34 litres more boot space than Yaris.
  • Yaris has 5mm more ground clearance than Ciaz.
  • Yaris has the better ground clearance and shorter wheelbase. Together, these give it a better break-over angle. Which means, it is far more capable of driving on uneven roads than what its ground clearance would suggest.
  • Ciaz, overall, is a bigger car. So, it’ll have a better road presence.

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

The detailed comparison of Ciaz and Yaris Petrol powertrains is as follows:

CIAZ VS YARIS | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Toyota Yaris

Engine Type

Hybrid Petrol

Petrol

Displacement

1.5L

1.5L

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

105PS @ 6000rpm

107PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

138Nm @ 4400rpm

140Nm @ 4200rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

20.65kmpl

17.18kmpl

Automatic Transmission

4-speed torque converter

CVT

Automatic FE

20.04kmpl

18.1kmpl


Ciaz Petrol vs Yaris Petrol

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz gets a 1.5L hybrid petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 5-speed manual or 4-Speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 20.65kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 20.04kmpl.

Toyota Yaris gets a 1.5L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 107PS of maximum power and 140Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 6-speed manual or CVT type automatic transmission. The Toyota Yaris petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 17.18kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 18.1kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • Yaris has slightly better power and torque output than the Ciaz petrol engine
  • Ciaz petrol is a lot more fuel-efficient than the Yaris. So, it’ll have lower fuel costs.

Ciaz 2020 vs Yaris 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

Notable top features of Ciaz 2020 are:

  • LED headlamp w/ LED DRL
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • R16 precision cut 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
  • Front and rear armrests
  • Rear windshield curtain

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Notable top features of Yaris 2020 are:

  • Halogen projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • 8-way power-adjustable driver seat
  • R15 diamond cut alloy wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ navigation & gesture control
  • All 4 disc brakes
  • Rear-mounted air vents w/ ambient lighting
  • Cruise control
  • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
  • Auto AC
  • Auto headlamps
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2 Front thorax airbags, 2 curtain airbags and 1 driver knee airbag
  • Front and rear armrests

Is the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz better than the Toyota Yaris?

Price of the base variant of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is Rs. 8.32 lakh and the Toyota Yaris is Rs. 8.76 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is lower. So it is more affordable. 

In terms of dimensions, Ciaz is a larger car compared to the Yaris. So, it’ll have a better road presence than Yaris.

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For the petrol engine, the Yariss engine offers more torque, but the Ciaz’ hybrid technology may offer better drivability because of better off-peak torque.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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