New Delhi, 1st September: Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday unveiled Ciaz smart hybrid at Rs 8.23 lakh.The hybrid and electric version of its sedan Ciaz. It has features such as power assist, break energy regeneration, idle engine start or stop and gear shift indicator.
The Ciaz SHVS is available in five trims namely, VDi, VDi(O), VDi+, ZDi and ZDi+. It is priced between Rs 8.23 lakh and Rs 10.17 lakh, ex-Delhi and replaces the regular Ciaz diesel trims.
Ciaz Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki (SHVS) is part of Maruti’s mission to achieve 2 million annual sales by 2020. The company says with revolutionary SHVS technology, Ciaz delivers mileage of 28.09 km per litre.
The entire setup of the car engine uses an integrated starter motor and a high capacity battery. The Maruti Ciaz SHVS takes the 90PS/200Nm DDiS200 diesel motor from the outgoing car. However, the motor now gets Brake Energy Recuperation, idle engine stop/start and power assist. Energy which would normally be wasted during deceleration is stored in the bigger capacity battery which has been specially ordered for the Ciaz diesel SHVS. This stored energy is used to assist the car during acceleration.