2018 Maruti Ciaz Spec Comparison With Other Rivals

Maruti Suzuki has introduced the 2018 Ciaz facelift with a price tag of Rs. 8.19 lakh. With the launch of the facelift sedan, the rivals are feeling a tough competition in the C-segment. So, let’s compare the sedans of the C-segment to find out who wins the race:

Dimension-Wise Comparison:

S.N. Car Name Length  Width  Height Wheelbase 
1. 2018 Ciaz 4490mm 1730mm 1485mm 2650mm
2. Honda City 4440mm 1729mm 1475mm 2600mm
3. Hyundai Verna 4440mm 1695mm 1495mm 2600mm
4. Toyota Yaris 4425mm 1730mm 1495mm 2550mm
5. Volkswagen Vento 4390mm 1699mm 1467mm 2553mm
6. Skoda Rapid 4413mm 1699mm 1466mm 2552mm

The Ciaz facelift is exactly the same in the dimensions to the existing Ciaz. The Ciaz as well comes with the longest wheelbase and spacious cabin.

Petrol Engine And Output:

S.N. Car Name Engine Power Torque  Transmission Fuel Economy
1. 2018 Ciaz 1.5-litre 105PS 138Nm 5-speed MT/4-speed AT 21.56kmpl/20.28kmpl
2. Honda City 1.5-litre 119PS 145Nm 5-speed MT/CVT 17.4kmpl/18.0kmpl
3.  Hyundai Verna 1.4-litre/1.6-litre 100PS/123PS 132Nm/151Nm 6-speed MT/ AT (only with 1.6-litre) NA

Toyota Yaris 1.5-litre 107PS 140Nm 6-speed MT/CVT 17.1kmpl/17.8kmpl
5. Volkswagen Vento 1.2-litre TSI/1.6-litre 105PS/105PS 175Nm/153Nm 7-speed DSG/5-speed MT 18.19kmpl/16.09kmpl

Skoda Rapid 1.6-litre 105PS 153Nm 5-speed MT/6-speed AT 15.41kmpl/14.84kmpl

Read Also - Confirmed! New Jeep Compass SUV To Take New Variant In India

2018 Maruti Ciaz is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine generating an output of 12PS/8Nm high as compared to the pre-facelift Ciaz. The updated Ciaz is comparatively more powerful now but not the most powerful like some rivals. The Honda City and the Hyundai Verna win this segment when it comes to outright power.

New Ciaz is packed with the smart hybrid tech pack and also the first to take petrol-powered SHVS technology in Maruti.

The Volkswagen Vento is the only one in the sedan segment to get a turbocharged petrol powertrain. It has the segment dominating torque numbers. The Vento has a 7-speed DSG attached to a turbo-petrol engine which is the most practical transmission of the segment.

Read Also - 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift Now Available At INR 8.19 lakh

Dual-clutch transmissions are mostly known for its technological advancement than the torque-converters and CVTs. With the two clutches, it gets smooth one gear to another transmission and quick gear shifts. With CVT, it has a smooth final drive than the torque converters.