Suzuki Ciaz Review, Specification, Photos & Price
The new Suzuki Ciaz has been officially launched in Thailand. It is now available at every Suzuki showroom across the country to compete with Honda City, Toyota Vios, Hyundai Verna, Skoda Rapid, Hyundai Veloster, Ford Focus, Mitsubishi Mirage, Mazda3, and other cars within the same price range.
Under the car hood, the Suzuki Ciaz is powered by a four-cylinder engine pumping 91 hp at 6,000 rpm and 118 Nm of torque at 4,800 rpm. The fuel distribution is using multipoint injection system and the car is carrying a 42-liter fuel tank at the back. Speaking about practicality, it has 565 liters luggage capacity which is very impressive.
Transmission wise, it is available in either 5 speed manual or CVT automatic transmission. The final gear ratio for 5MT is 4.388 and 3.757 for CVT transmission. Projector headlamps, front fog lamps, rear window demister, trip meter, outside temperature gauge, average fuel consumption gauge and driving range are other standard features available with the Ciaz.
The new Suzuki Ciaz has an adequate amount of legroom for rear passenger. It is a lot better compared to Suzuki Celerio.
Suzuki Ciaz vs Honda City
The Ciaz, has an overall length of 4,490 mm, overall width of 1,730 mm and overall height of 1,475 mm, with a wheelbase of 2,650mm. The size is very similar to the 2016 Honda City therefore both of these cars are often put into comparison. To compare, the Honda City is 4,442 mm long, 1,694 mm wide and 1,477 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2,600 mm.
The new Suzuki Ciaz is definitely a nice-looking car. The front is so unique but the rear design somehow looks like the 2016 Honda City. Power wise, the sixth generation Honda City is a lot more powerful with the 117hp 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine under the hood.
The 2016 Honda City in its range topping trim features high quality features include touch-panel auto climate control, rear AC vents, a 5-inch LCD display with navigation, a reverse camera, four 12-volt power outlets, and Bluetooth audio. These are extensive premium equipment that is not available in the Suzuki Ciaz. However, the price range for Suzuki Ciaz is in between 484,000 baht (approximately US$13,500) and 625,000 baht (approximately US$17,500). It is inexpensive compared to the Honda City which cost 550,000 baht (approximately US$15,500) to 734,000 baht (approximately US$20,600) in Thailand.
An advertisement board of the new Suzuki Ciaz RS Eco Car in Thailand
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