2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Volkswagen Vento - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Volkswagen Vento - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

2020 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Volkswagen Vento

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

CIAZ VS VENTO | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Volkswagen Vento

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sigma

₹8.32

Trendline

₹8.87

Delta

₹8.94

Trendline- Metallic

₹8.97

Zeta

₹9.71

Comfortline Plus

₹10.00

Alpha

₹9.98

Highline Plus

₹11.99

S

₹10.09

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Maruti Suzuki Ciaz prices start from Rs. 8.32 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.09 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Volkswagen Vento petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.87 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol manual costs less than the Vento petrol MT.

CIAZ VS VENTO | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Volkswagen Vento

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Delta

₹9.98

Highline

₹12.10

Zeta

₹10.81

Highline Plus

₹13.30

Alpha

₹11.10

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For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz prices start from Rs. 9.98 lakh and Volkswagen Vento starts from Rs. 12.10 lakh. With the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol automatic costs less.

Ciaz 2020 vs Vento 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 Volkswagen Vento measures 4390mm in length, 1699mm in width and 1467mm in height. The wheelbase of Volkswagen Vento is 2553mm and it has a boot space of 494 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 VENTO | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Difference

Volkswagen Vento

Length (mm)

4490

100

4390

Width (mm)

1730

31

1699

Height (mm)

1485

18

1467

Wheelbase (mm)

2650

97

2553

Boot Space (litre)

510

16

494

Ground Clearance(mm)

170

7

163

Fuel Tank (litre)

43

12

55


Dimension Review

  • Ciaz is longer than Vento by 100mm.
  • Ciaz is wider than Vento by 31mm.
  • Ciaz is taller than Vento by 18mm.
  • Ciaz has a longer wheelbase than Vento; by 97mm.
  • Ciaz has 16 litres more boot space than Vento.
  • Ciaz has 7mm more ground clearance than Vento.

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

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

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

CIAZ VS VENTO | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Volkswagen Vento

Engine Type

Hybrid Petrol

Turbo Petrol

Displacement

1.5L

1.0L

Cylinder

4

3

Maximum Power

105PS @ 6000rpm

110PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

138Nm @ 4400rpm

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

20.65kmpl

17.7kmpl

Automatic Transmission

4-speed torque converter

6-speed torque converter

Automatic FE

20.04kmpl

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Ciaz Petrol vs Verna 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 a 5-speed manual and a 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.

Volkswagen Vento gets a 1.0L turbo petrol 3-cylinder engine that makes 110PS of maximum power and 175Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Volkswagen Vento petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 17.7kmpl while the automatic official fuel efficiency figure is not available.

Petrol Manual Engine Review

  • Ciaz has a more powerful engine than Vento.
  • Ventos engine produces more torque than Ciazs.
  • Ciaz petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Vento manual.

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Ventos engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Ciazs engine. If youre looking for a car with lower running costs, then Ciaz will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

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

Notable top features of Ciaz 2020 are:

  • LED projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • R16 precision cut alloy wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto-dimming IRVM
  • Cruise control
  • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
  • Auto AC with rear AC vents
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Rear windshield curtain
  • Front and rear armrests

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Notable top features of Vento 2020 are:

  • Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
  • Auto headlamps
  • R16 alloy wheels
  • 8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Cruise control
  • Rear AC vents
  • 2 Front thorax airbags
  • Auto AC
  • Anti-theft alarm with interior monitoring
  • Front amber glow illumination
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Front and rear armrests

Is the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz better than the Volkswagen Vento?

Price of the base variant of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is Rs. 8.32 lakh and Volkswagen Vento is Rs. 8.87 lakh (both ex-showroom). The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz costs less than the Volkswagen Vento across the board.

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

For petrol powertrain, Ventos turbocharged engine offers far more torque, so it will offer better driveability compared to the Ciaz. But, the Ciaz hybrid is far more fuel-efficient than the Vento.

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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