Maruti-Suzuki has slashed prices of the Maruti Ciaz diesel SHVS owing to a near-50 percent reduction in excise duty on the mid-size sedan. Under the NEMMP (National Electric Mobility Mission Plan), excise duty on the Ciaz diesel, which gets a micro-hybrid system, is reduced to 12.5 percent from 24 percent.
Thus far, Maruti has updated prices of the Ciaz SHVS for New Delhi. Ex-showroom prices of the Ciaz SHVS have dropped by INR 55,000-69,000 depending on the variant. The Maruti Ciaz VDi, which was earlier priced at INR 8.23 lakhs now costs INR 7.68 lakhs. Below is the variant-wise price of the Ciaz SHVS with the older price in brackets:
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)
To recap, the Maruti Ciaz SHVS is powered by the 1.3-liter DDiS diesel engine capable of 90 PS and 200 Nm of torque paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. It has an ARAI-rated fuel efficiency of 28.09 km/l. The SHVS system combines an integrated starter generator, brake energy recovery system and an auto start-stop system to increase fuel efficiency.
Prices of the Maruti Ciaz petrol remain unchanged.