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

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 27 Jul 2020

    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 Rapid's entry-level variant - Rider. The Skoda Rapid Rider variant is the most affordable car in its segment.
    • S is Ciaz's 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 Yaris's entry-level variant, which is the most affordable petrol automatic sedan in the C-segment.
    • Alpha is Ciaz's 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 Yaris's 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.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    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. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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