Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 1.5 DDiS Launched

Yogesh Sarkar

Maruti Suzuki has launched Ciaz with a new 1.5 liter DDiS diesel engine, which it has developed in house.


The new engine produces 225 Nm of torque between 1500-2500 rpm and 96 bhp at 4000 rpm. The engine is mated to a brand new 6-speed manual transmission, which features reverse gear located next to the fist hear, in order to reduce hand effort while parking.

Maruti Suzuki is calming best in class fuel efficiency of 26.82 kmpl, as well as better NVH characteristics thanks to the use of dual mass flywheel with optimized compression, resulting in reduced engine fluctuations.


Speaking to the media, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki said “Maruti Suzuki has always re-defined the Indian auto industry with its revolutionary offerings. The all -new aluminium 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine is yet another testament of the same. This new engine offers an optimum balance of enhanced performance with best in class fuel efficiency. The new engine showcases our commitment to provide products that capture performance aspirations of our young customers. We are confident that introduction of this new engine will further strengthen our portfolio and help in popularity of our cars.”

Ciaz 1.5 DDiS Pricing

VariantsEx-showroom price (Delhi) in Rs. Lakh
Delta9.97 Lakhs
Zeta11.08 Lakhs
Alpha11.37 Lakhs


Wow when will this engine be mated to an A/T gearbox ? Hoping soon also the setup should make its way to the Brezza after which Maruti will have a hands down winner for the driving enthusiast s too !
Has anyone driven the new CiAZ do share your views !