Maruti Suzuki Company planning to launch the Ciaz sedan on September 1st, 2015 by successful test of the car in terms of hybrid driving technology, fuel-economy and structure of body includes interior, exterior and other segments. With the latest SHVs technology, the Ciaz gives 28km/litre mileage and challenges the fuel-efficient cars from the India’s auto manufacturers, Honda City. In fact the new product, Ciaz hybrid is the replacement of current selling product, Ciaz diesel variant. The new Ciaz look includes dimensions of the body, exterior and interior will be identical to the existed diesel variant and gives maximum performance with 1.3-litre DDiS engine(diesel ) and 5-speed manual gearbox.
The company expected that the new Ciaz hybrid car gives 30kmpl mileage in any environment but it gives maximum 28kmpl mileage when testing the driving of Ciaz small hybrid vehicle. In this car, the company included three extraordinary features such as SHVs, start-stop technology and integrated starter generator. The company said, the SHVs diesel model will cross the both diesel variants and hybrid/electric cars in terms of fuel-economy, extraordinary features and performance.
At present, the customers are well-accepted eco-friendly vehicles, the mild-hybrid cars rather than fuel-based cars to protect the atmosphere and save the fuel. The sedan will be produced in three versions, VDi, ZDi and ZD+ and priced at around 1lakh higher than existed Ciaz Diesel variants. The mild-hybrid car has added features, SmartPlay touch screen, USB, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable mirrors, steering mounted facilities and many more.
Unique features in Ciaz Hybrid:
- SHVS (small hybrid vehicle) technology
- Integrated starter generator
- 5-speed AMT
- Start-stop technology
- 28kmpl fuel-economy
- High capacity batteries
The company is still working on the SHVS-imported advance technology to get 30kmpl mileage by the other models of Maruti, Swift hybrid, Dzire hybrid, etc with the successful testing of Ciaz SHVs. Maruti Suzuki is always one step forward in introducing advanced technologies and new vehicles in different segments. It has lot of dealers in its domestic and global network to improve the business in all aspects as well as to get the best results. The line of products from Maruti will be released in Indian market by the coming years.