Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift surfaces: New 1.5L engine & slew of redesigns

Aug 23, 2018 | Same topic: Auto industry: Latest updates
The Smart Hybrid Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift uses a new K15 4-cylinder engine which doles out 103 HP/138 Nm.

The first time the Suzuki Ciaz showed its face in India was 3 years of longing ago, the carmaker knows it’s time to breathe a new air into it, so it introduced a facelifted version for the 2018 model year. Along with the refreshed look and offering an option for a new mild petrol-electric hybrid powertrain and more waiting for you to discover, keep reading.

The front of the Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift

In India, the Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift can be had at 9.2 Lakh (~P703K)

According to the latest car news, the most pronounced change to be mentioned is the removal of the 1.4L petrol engine which is now replaced by a 1.5L Smart Hybrid unit. The reason is the petrol-burning model will now no longer be produced. It is a Smart Hybrid model come to fill the role of it.

The Smart Hybrid Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift uses a new K15 4-cylinder engine which doles out 103 HP/138 Nm (Improved by 13% and 6%) channeled to a compact Li-ion battery.

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Worth-mentioning appearances include a torque boost, brake energy recuperation, and auto engine start/stop which help the fuel consumption reduce, so running on a 5-speed manual transmission a liter can be good for 21.56 km. Aside from the 5-speed manual, a 4-speed automatic is available as well. Still, the old 1.3L DDiS Smart Hybrid Diesel is offered, so basically, the Ciaz 2018 facelift gravitated to the complete use of hybrid.

Lots of redesigns were applied to the Ciaz 2018. They are the LED projector headlights, daytime running lights and a wider grille that put a makeup on the front fascia. Also, the chrome-trimmed air intakes have been bolder-looking and connected with the LED fog lights.

The rear follows its ways, having LED taillights and chrome trim scattered. The revamped Ciaz runs on 4 new 16” 2-tone alloy wheels.

Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift  and anguar rear of Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift

The Smart Hybrid Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift uses a new K15 4-cylinder engine which doles out 103 HP/138 Nm

the angular rear of the Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift

The Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift runs on 4 new 16” 2-tone alloy wheels

The Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift interior is lit up with satin chrome accents in the matte blonde birch wood trim set. The occupants’ incentive is the instrument cluster compatible with a 4.2” color multi-info LCD display. The instrument cluster changes its color to coordinate with the driving pattern.

More features include automatic headlights, cruise control, ABS equipped with EBD, and dual airbags. Only the automatic transmissions will have hill start assist and stability control.

In India, the Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift can be had at 9.2 Lakh (~P703K).

The engine of the Suzuki Ciaz 2018 facelift

 The 1.4L petrol engine is now replaced by a 1.5L Smart Hybrid unit