Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

We compare Ciaz against other C-segment sedans on the basis of prices, engine specs and dimensions to analyse how it holds up against the competition.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 2020 Petrol vs Competition

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Petrol vs Rivals | Price Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz prices start from Rs. 8.32 lakh (ex-showroom) and it rivals the Honda City (both, new and old), Hyundai Verna, Volkswagen Vento Toyota Yaris and Skoda Rapid in the segment. The complete price list of the petrol-powered Ciaz is as follows:

C-SEGMENT SEDAN | PETROL MANUAL | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM | JULY 2020

Maruti Suzuki

Ciaz

Hyundai

Verna

Honda City

2020

Honda City (old)

Toyota

Yaris

Volkswagen

Vento

Skoda

Rapid

 -  -  -  -

Rider

₹7,49,000

Sigma

₹8,31,974

 -

Rider Plus

₹7,99,000

Delta

₹8,93,974

J-Optional

₹8,76,000

Trendline

₹8,86,500

S

₹9,30,585

 -

J

₹9,40,000

 -  -

Zeta

₹9,70,974

 -

Alpha

₹9,97,689

 -

SV

₹9,91,000

G-Optional

₹9,74,000

Comfortline Plus

₹9,99,900

Ambition

₹9,99,000

S

₹10,08,689

 -  -  - -  -

ONYX

₹10,19,000

 -

SX

₹10,70,389

V

₹10,89,900

V

₹10,65,900

G

₹10,55,000

 -
 -

Style

₹11,49,000

 -  -  -

VX

₹11,82,000

V

₹11,74,000

Highline Plus

₹11,99,000

Monte Carlo

₹11,79,000

 -

VX

₹12,25,900

V-Optional

₹12,08,000

 -

SX(O)

₹12,59,900

ZX

₹13,14,900

ZX

₹13,01,000

VX

₹12,96,000

 -  -


Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol manual comes with 5 variants: Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Alpha and S.

  • Maruti Suzuki Ciaz starts at Rs. 8.32 lakh. Ciaz Sigma costs Rs. 83k more than Skoda Rapids entry-level variant - Rider. The Skoda Rapid Rider variant is the most affordable car in its segment.
  • S is Ciazs most expensive variant with the petrol manual powertrain. It costs Rs. 10.09 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive petrol manual C-segment sedan, Honda City ZX, by Rs. 3.05 lakh.

Also Read - Maruti Suzuki Dzire 1.2L Petrol vs Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 1.5L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

C-SEGMENT SEDAN | PETROL AUTOMATIC | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM | JULY 2020

Maruti Suzuki

Ciaz

Hyundai

Verna

Honda City

2020

Honda City (old)

Toyota

Yaris

Volkswagen

Vento

Skoda

Rapid

 -  -  -  -

J-Optional

₹9,46,000

 -

Coming Soon

Delta

₹9,97,689

 -  -  -

J

₹10,10,000

 -  -

Zeta

₹10,80,974

 -  -  -

G-Optional

₹10,94,000

 -  -

Alpha

₹11,09,974

   -  -  -  -  -
 -

1.5 S

₹11,95,389

 -  -

G

₹11,75,000

 -  -
 -  -

V

₹12,19,900

V

₹12,01,000

 

Highline

₹12,09,700

 -
 -  -  -  -

V

₹12,94,000

 -  -
 -  -  -

VX

₹13,12,000

V-Optional

₹13,28,000

Highline Plus

₹13,29,700

 -
 -

1.5 SX(O)

₹13,84,900

VX

₹13,55,900

 -  -  -  -
 -

1.0 SX(O)

₹13,99,900

ZX

₹14,44,900

ZX

₹14,31,000

VX

₹14,18,000

 -  -


Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol automatic comes with 3 variants: Delta, Zeta and Alpha.

  • Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol automatic starts at Rs. 9.98 lakh. Ciaz Delta automatic costs Rs. 52k more than Toyota Yariss entry-level variant, which is the most affordable petrol automatic sedan in the C-segment.
  • Alpha is Ciazs most expensive variant with the petrol automatic powertrain. It costs Rs. 11.10 lakh. It’s still more affordable than the most expensive petrol automatic C-segment sedan, Honda City ZX, by Rs. 3.34 lakh.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 1.5 Petrol vs Rivals | Engine Comparison

C-SEGMENT SEDAN

PETROL ENGINE SPECS

 

Hyundai Verna

Honda City 2020

Honda City (Old)

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

Toyota Yaris

Volkswagen Vento

Skoda Rapid

Displacement

1.5

1.0L Turbo

1.5

1.5

1.5 Hybrid

1.5

1.0 Turbo

1.0 Turbo

Cylinder

4

3

4

4

4

4

3

3

Cubic Capacity

1497cc

998cc

1498cc

1498cc

1462cc

1496cc

999cc

999cc

Maximum Power

115PS @ 6300rpm

120PS @ 6000rpm

121PS @ 6600rpm

119PS @ 6600rpm

105PS @ 6000rpm

107PS @ 6000rpm

110PS @ 5000rpm

110PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

144Nm @ 4500rpm

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

145Nm @ 4300rpm

145Nm @ 4600rpm

138Nm @ 4400rpm

140Nm @ 4200rpm

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

Manual

Transmission

6-speed

-

6-speed

5-speed

5-speed

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

17.7kmpl

-

17.8kmpl

17.4kmpl

20.65kmpl

17.18kmpl

17.7kmpl

18.97kmpl

Automatic

Transmission

CVT

7-speed DCT

CVT

CVT

4-speed TC

CVT

6-speed TC

-

Automatic

Claimed FE

18.45kmpl

19.2kmpl

18.4kmpl

18kmpl

20.04kmpl

18.1kmpl

NA

-


Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is available with a 1.5L hybrid petrol engine with a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The power and torque output of this engine are 105PS and 138Nm, respectively.

  • Honda City produces 121PS of power. It is the most powerful engine in the segment, having 16PS more power than Ciaz 1.5.
  • The Hyundai Verna turbo is the second-most powerful sedan in the segment with just 1PS less power than the new City 2020.
  • Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento produce 175Nm of peak torque. They have the best torque figures in the segment.
  • The Verna turbo has the second-best torque output of 172Nm - just 3Nm less than the Vento and Rapid turbo.
  • The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has the best fuel-efficiency figure of 20.65kmpl with the manual and 20.04kmpl with the automatic transmission.
  • We can thank the very effective hybrid technology in the Ciaz for this phenomenal mileage figure.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vs Rivals | Dimension Comparison

C-SEGMENT SEDAN

DIMENSION COMPARISON

 

Hyundai Verna

Maruti Ciaz

Honda

City 2020

Honda City (old)

Toyota Yaris

Volkswagen Vento

Skoda Rapid

Length

4440mm

4490mm

4549mm

4440mm

4425mm

4390mm

4413mm

Width

1729mm

1730mm

1748mm

1695mm

1730mm

1699mm

1699mm

Height

1475mm

1485mm

1489mm

1495mm

1495mm

1467mm

1466mm

Wheelbase

2600mm

2650mm

2600mm

2600mm

2550mm

2553mm

2552mm

Boot Space

465-lt

510-lt

506-lt

510-lt

476-lt

494-lt

460-lt

Ground Clearance

165mm

170mm

mm

165 mm

175mm

163mm

168mm

Fuel Tank

45-lt

43-lt

40-lt

40-lt

42-lt

55-lt

55-lt

Tyre Size (Min)

185/65 R15

185/65 R15

185/60 R15

175/65 R15

185/60 R15

185/60 R15

185/60 R15

Tyre Size (Max)

195/55 R16

195/55 R16

185/55 R16

185/55 R16

185/60 R15

195/55 R16

195/55 R16


Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is 4490mm long, 1730mm wide, 1485mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2650mm. A wider body normally results in better shoulder room and a higher roof makes ingress & egress easier. A longer wheelbase usually results in more cabin space. It has a boot space of 510 litres. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage. Ciaz has a 170mm ground clearance, it rides on 195/55 R16 tyres size and has 43 litres fuel tank capacity.

  • Honda City 2020 is the longest car in the segment. It is 59mm longer than Ciaz.
  • The City is more than 4500mm and it qualifies to compete with the D1-segment sedans but its price, performance and features make it better suited to compete in the C-segment.
  • Honda City 2020 is the widest car in the segment. It is 18mm wider than Ciaz.
  • Toyota Yaris is the tallest car in the segment. It is 10mm taller than Ciaz.
  • Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has a wheelbase of 2650mm, it is the longest wheelbase in the segment.
  • Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has a boot space of 510-lt, it is the biggest boot space in the segment.
  • Toyota Yariss ground clearance of 175mm is the best in the segment.

Also Read - 2020 Skoda Rapid 1.0L Petrol vs Maruti Ciaz 1.5L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

Amongst all the C-segment sedans, Toyota Yaris has the highest ground clearance. Combine its best-in-class ground clearance with its short wheelbase, and you have the sedan with the best break-over angle in the segment. This characteristic makes it perfect for someone who has to drive on bad roads. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has the biggest boot in the segment, so it can carry maximum luggage.

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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