Honda City vs Maruti Ciaz
Maruti Ciaz is big, well equipped latest launched sedan in India with a price tag of Rs 8.59 lakh for the top-spec ZXi (O) petrol trim. Honda City is a powerful rival against this car and City is well engineered, gets a petrol engine and, available at a price of Rs 9.91 lakh for this top VX variant.
Comparing the price the petrol City is a good Rs 1.3 lakh more expensive than the Ciaz. Read Honda City vs Maruti Ciaz Comparison here with full technical Specifications, features, Price in India etc.
Interior Settings and Features
Maruti Ciaz offers Ciaz’s uncluttered and European-inspired dashboard which makes the interior looks elegant from all sides. The quality, fit and finish are top attraction for Customers. About the dash of Ciaz, it gets a coherent architecture with colour screen interface and Ciaz’s audio system.
Seating arrangement is pretty comfortable in both models with fantastic legroom at the rear. If the front seats fully pushed back, you have excess of legroom in the Ciaz. Headroom is both cars are little bit tight. The City’s rear seats said to be the most comfortable in this class.
There is cabins which have enough stowage for your phone, MP3 players, bottles and cups etc. About the storage, boots are large enough for an airport run.
Engine, Power and Mileage
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz powered by a 1.3-litre MultiJet diesel and the 1.4-litre K-Series petrol engine. It can makes 91 bhp @ 6000 RPM power power and 130Nm of torque. This engine is currently sold in a few of its existing models too.
The diesel unit is a new one, 1248 cc, Diesel engine offers 89 bhp @ 4000 RPM power and 200Nm of torque. About gears, you can choose from either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic gearbox. The manual model is available in both petrol and diesel variant and 4-speed auto is limited to a select petrol variant. Mileage details below,
- Petrol (Manual) – 20.73 kpl
- Diesel (Manual) – 26.21 kpl
- Petrol (Automatic) – 19.12 kpl
New Honda City available in two sets of engines and gearbox options. It is powered by a 1.5-litre i-DTEC unit – diesel engine from the Amaze sedan to offer 98bhp and 200Nm of torque.
Petrol version gets 1.5-litre i-VTEC unit which produces 119bhp and 145Nm of torque. Engine mated to a six –speed manual while the petrol gets an option of a five-speed manual CVT gearbox. The 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine is India’s most efficient diesel engine delivering an ARAI tested mileage of 26 kmpl.
- Petrol 1.5-litre i-VTEC (CVT) – 18kmpl
- Petrol 1.5-litre i-VTEC (Manual) – 17.8kmpl
Safety and Comfort Features
Both cars offers features like leather on their seats and steering wheels. There is auto climate control, rear defogger, keyless entry with push-button start, steering-mounted audio and telephone controls, Bluetooth streaming, a reversing camera, rear AC vents and a centre armrest with cupholders and electrically adjustable and foldable wing mirrors.
City additionally offers a colour screen, sunroof and cruise control. While Ciaz have height adjustable front seat belts, projector headlamps, a rear sun shade and larger 16-inch alloys and fatter 195-section tyres. Most important both cars have dual front airbags and ABS.