India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, has introduced that its Ciaz midsize sedan has achieved a gross sales determine of over 46,000 items for FY19. With this, the Ciaz stays the bestselling midsize sedan for a 3rd consecutive 12 months with a market share of 30 %. Nonetheless, gross sales had been down 21 % over the 58,913 items dispatched throughout FY18.
Key rival Honda City ended the fiscal with gross sales of 41,072 items (down 27 %), adopted by the Hyundai Verna which went residence to 39,568 clients (up 10 %). Others within the midsize sedan section embrace the brand new Toyota Yaris (11,831 items), the Skoda Rapid (10,457 items, down eight %) and the Volkswagen Vento (5,871 items, down 19 %).
As per Maruti, the top-spec Alpha variants of the Ciaz account for 48 % of the gross sales. Moreover, the signature Nexa blue Ciaz fashions contribute to over 31 % of its whole gross sales. Since its introduction in 2014, Maruti Suzuki has cumulatively bought over 2.56 lakh items of the midsize sedan.
The up to date Maruti Suzuki Ciaz was launched in August 2018, with an all-new, 1.5-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine which produces 104hp and 138Nm. The engine may be had with a 5-speed guide or a Four-speed automated gearbox and it options the model’s good hybrid tech as effectively.
Maruti additionally launched the brand new, in-house-developed, 1.5-litre diesel engine on the Ciaz, which places out 95hp and 225Nm of torque. The brand new diesel motor comes paired to an all-new, 6-speed guide gearbox which supplies it an ARAI-rated gas financial system of 26.82kpl. The brand new diesel, nevertheless, misses out on the hybrid tech of the older 1.Three-litre unit.
The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is priced between Rs 9.97 lakh and Rs 11.37 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the diesel variants, and Rs eight.19 lakh and Rs 10.98 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the petrol trims.