Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) has just slashed the prices of the Diesel-powered Maruti Ciaz upper-C segment sedan. Christened as the Maruti Ciaz SHVS, this model boasts of a ‘mini-hybrid’ system that enhances the fuel mileage of an already frugal car. Also, the system helps in keeping the emissions under check, which means Maruti won’t be required to worry about readying the Ciaz Diesel for BS V and BS VI emission norms. The Maruti Ciaz SHVS Diesel Hybrid model now costs INR 7.68 Lakhs for the entry-level variant and here, in this post, we’ve put together all the available details of this promising model.
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Maruti Ciaz Diesel Hybrid Price
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS Price list:
- Maruti Ciaz VDi – INR 7.68 (INR 8.23*)
- Maruti Ciaz VDi (O) – INR 7.81 (INR 8.38*)
- Maruti Ciaz VDi+ – INR 8.22 (INR 8.82*)
- Maruti Ciaz ZDi – INR 8.89 (INR 9.53*)
- Maruti Ciaz ZDi+ – INR 9.49 (INR 10.18*)
Maruti has been able to keep the cost of the mild hybrid tech in check thanks to the subsidy provided by the Government under the FAME Scheme which amounts to roughly INR 13,000. Also, the car attracts a lower excise duty of 12.5%.
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Maruti Ciaz Diesel Hybrid Fuel Mileage
Until now, the regular Maruti Ciaz Diesel boasted of an ARAI-certified fuel mileage of around 26 km/l. However, this figure has got a considerable boost due to the new ‘Smart Hybrid Vehicle’ system and the car will now have an ARAI-certified fuel mileage of 28.09 km/l. This number itself should be enough to pull a considerable number of buyers to Maruti showrooms.
The salient features of the SHVS tech are –
- Idle start-stop
- Torque assist
- Brake energy regeneration
Additionally, the car also gets a Gearshift indicator that should help the drivers to maximize the car’s fuel economy.
Maruti Ciaz SHVS Pics
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Maruti Ciaz Diesel Hybrid Specifications
The new model continues to be powered by a 1.3-litre Fiat-sourced turbocharged Diesel engine that benefits from a Variable Geometry Turbocharger and puts out a peak power of 91 bhp. For the Maruti Ciaz SVHS Diesel hybrid, this motor is aided by a Smart Hybrid Vehicle system that combine brake energy regeneration through an Integrated Starter Generator, which in turn changes the kinetic energy into electricity. This electricity is then stored in the battery, which in turn will be used to power the car. The system also comprises of a start-stop system, which boosts the overall fuel economy.An indicator will show the engagement of the SHVS.
|Lenght x Width x Height||4490x1730x1485 mm|
|Boot Space||510 L|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.3 litre Multijet Diesel (DDiS 200)|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||13.2 sec|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed manual|
Apart from the Ciaz diesel, this mild hybrid tech is also expected to find its way into the upcoming Maruti Ertiga facelift and all future models fitted with the 1.3 litre Multijet.
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