The ZXi+ and ZDi+ variants are the new range-topping variants on the Ciaz sedan and get the SmartPlay infotainment system as standard along with a host of new additions.
After initially showcasing the variants at the launch in October last year, Maruti Suzuki has finally introduced the ZXi+ and ZDi+ trims on the Ciaz sedan priced at Rs. 9.08 lakhs and Rs. 10.37 lakhs respectively (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new top-of-the-line variants on the sedan, the Ciaz is now even more feature loaded with the all-new SmartPlay infotainment, improved interiors and more creature comforts added to the list. The engine options don’t see any changes though. The Z (O) variants have been discontinued.
The Maruti Ciaz ZXi+ and ZDi+ come loaded with the 7-inch Smartplay touchscreen infotainment system with navigation that also doubles up as a display unit for the reverse camera. In addition, the variants get 16-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob. Additional features that come standard include projector headlamps, electrically adjustable ORVMs, keyless entry, start-stop function, steering mounted audio controls, rear air-con vents, automatic climate control, rear sun shades, rear parking sensors, dual front airbags with ABS and EBD as standard.
Under the hood, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Z+ variants continue to draw power from the 1.4-litre K-Series petrol motor producing 92.45 PS of power and 130 Nm of torque, while the 1.3-litre DDiS diesel unit is tuned to produce 90 PS and 200 Nm of torque. Both the engines come paired to a 5-speed manual transmission; while the petrol version also gets a 4-speed automatic transmission on offer. With the excise duty hike, prices for the 2015 Ciaz now start from Rs. 7.21 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base petrol version.