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

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 21 Jun 2020

    Which petrol car is better: Maruti Suzuki Dzire or Maruti Suzuki Ciaz? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    Dzire 2020 vs Ciaz 2020

    Dzire 2020 Vs Ciaz 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    DZIRE VS CIAZ | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Lxi

    ₹5.89

    Sigma

    ₹8.32

    Vxi

    ₹6.79

    Delta

    ₹8.94

    Zxi

    ₹7.48

    Zeta

    ₹9.71

    Zxi+

    ₹8.28

    Alpha

    ₹9.98

     -  -

    S

    ₹10.09

     

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire prices start from Rs. 5.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.28 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. On the other hand, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.32 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.09 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Dzire has a lower starting price. The starting price of the Ciaz petrol is similar to the top variant’s price of the Dzire.

    DZIRE VS CIAZ | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Vxi

    ₹7.32

    Delta

    ₹9.98

    Zxi

    ₹8.01

    Zeta

    ₹10.81

    Zxi+

    ₹8.81

    Alpha

    ₹11.10

     

    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Dzire prices start from Rs. 7.32 lakh and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz starts from Rs. 9.98 lakh. With the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Dzire petrol automatic has a lower starting price. With the automatic transmission, there’s absolutely zero price overlap as the Ciaz doesn’t offer automatic transmission with the base Sigma variant.

    Dzire 2020 Vs Ciaz 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire is 3995mm long, 1735mm wide and 1515mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2450mm. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire has a boot space of 378 litre. On the other hand, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz measures 4490mm in length, 1730mm in width and 1485mm in height. The wheelbase of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is 2650mm and it has a boot space of 510 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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    DZIRE VS CIAZ | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire

    Difference

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Length (mm)

    3995

    495

    4490

    Width (mm)

    1735

    5

    1730

    Height (mm)

    1515

    30

    1485

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2450

    200

    2650

    Boot Space (litre)

    378

    132

    510

    Ground Clearance (mm)

    163

    0

    170

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    37

    6

    43

     

    Dimension Review

    • Ciaz is longer than Dzire by 495mm. 
    • Dzire is wider than Ciaz by 5mm.
    • Dzire is taller than Ciaz by 30mm.
    • Ciaz has a longer wheelbase than Dzire; by 200mm.
    • Ciaz has 132 litre more boot space than Dzire.
    • Ciaz has a slightly better ground clearance but its long wheelbase may pose problems while going over wider and taller speed breakers. Otherwise, the two cars should be equally capable.

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    In terms of dimensions, Ciaz occupies a larger area compared to Dzire. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Ciaz is a better car than Dzire.

    Dzire 2020 Vs Ciaz 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One Has Better Performance?

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

    DZIRE VS CIAZ | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL MANUAL

     

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Engine Type

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.2L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    115PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    113Nm @ 4400rpm

    138Nm @ 4400rpm

    Transmission

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    Claimed FE

    23.26kmpl

    20.65kmpl

     

    Dzire 1.2L Petrol Manual Vs Ciaz 1.5L Petrol Manual

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire gets a 1.2L petrol engine that makes 90PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 23.26kmpl.

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz gets a 1.5L petrol engine that makes 115PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 20.65kmpl.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

    • Ciaz has a more powerful engine than Dzire.
    • Ciaz's engine produces more torque than Dzire's.
    • Dzire petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Ciaz manual.

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    Ciaz's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Dzire's engine. If you're looking for a car with low running cost, then Dzire will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    DZIRE VS CIAZ | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

     

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Engine Type

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.2L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    115PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    113Nm @ 4400rpm

    138Nm @ 4400rpm

    Transmission

    5-Speed AMT

    4-Speed Torque Converter

    Claimed FE

    24.12kmpl

    20.04kmpl

     

    Dzire 1.2L Petrol Automatic Vs Ciaz 1.5L Petrol Automatic

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire gets a 1.2L petrol engine that makes 90PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-Speed AMT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 24.12kmpl.

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz gets a 1.5L petrol engine that makes 115PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 4-Speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 20.04kmpl.

    Petrol Automatic Engine Review

    • Ciaz has a more powerful engine than Dzire.
    • Ciaz's engine produces more torque than Dzire's.
    • Dzire automatic is more fuel-efficient than Ciaz automatic. The Dzire AMT automatic is even more fuel efficient than the manual. The situation is the exact opposite with the Ciaz, which is slightly less efficient as it uses a torque converter automatic transmission.

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    Ciaz's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Dzire's engine. If you're looking for a car with low running cost then Dzire will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    Dzire 2020 Vs Ciaz 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    DZIRE VS CIAZ | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Maruti Suzuki Dzire

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Idle Start/Stop

    LED headlamp w/ LED DRL

    Rear AC Vents

    Front and rear armrest

    Rear Center Armrest

    R16 precision cut alloy wheels

    Engine Push Start Button

    7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    Automatic AC

    Rear windshield sunshade

     

    Top 5 features of Dzire are Idle Start/Stop, Rear AC Vents, Rear Center Armrest, Engine Push Start Button and Automatic AC. Top 5 features of Ciaz are LED headlamp w/ LED DRL, front and rear armrest, Automatic Headlamps, R16 precision cut alloy wheels, 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and rear windshield sunshade..

    Is Maruti Suzuki Dzire Petrol Better Than Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Petrol?

    Price of the base variant of Maruti Suzuki Dzire is Rs. 5.89 lakh and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is Rs. 8.32 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Maruti Suzuki Dzire is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In terms of dimensions, Ciaz is a larger car compared to Dzire. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Ciaz is a better car than Dzire.

    For petrol manual powertrain, Ciaz's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Dzire's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Dzire will be better since its engine is more fuel efficient.

    With the petrol automatic powertrain as well, the Ciaz's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Dzire's engine. But the Dzire’s engine is 20% more fuel efficient than Ciaz.

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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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