Buying a Pre-Owned Maruti Suzuki Ciaz (2014-2018): 5 Things to Know

The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz made waves in the compact sedan segment when it debuted in 2014. The iconic Honda City had a formidable rival and the Maruti sedan managed to surpass the volumes time and again. The fact that it offered an economical diesel engine with a huge second line all contributed to its strong volume. This is a good option if you are looking for a pre-owned sedan on a budget. The 2014-2018 Ciaz is quite new, has all the right features, and is backed by Maruti’s wide service network. So, if you are in the market for a used Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, here are five things you need to know.

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The manual gearbox of the 2014-2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is oriented for urban driving conditions and helps in light clutch and short throw traffic

1. In the second row, the Ciaz has plenty of legroom and a bigger boot as well. This makes the cabin comfortable for five. Although the cushioning may feel too soft for some.

2. The 2014-2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz came with powerful yet economical engine options. This includes the 1.4-litre K-Series petrol producing 91 bhp and 130 Nm of peak torque. The 1.3-litre DDiS diesel motor is quite popular here and develops 89 bhp and 200 Nm. Both the engines offer decent fuel efficiency figures giving an impressive return of 20.73 kmpl on petrol and 26.21 kmpl on diesel. A well-organized example will continue to offer similar fuel efficiency figures after all these years.

Maruti Ciaz Interior

The cabin is feature loaded at the front and includes all the essentials. However, opt for the Z variant to get all the features and safety technology

3. The front suspension is known to wear out fast because the front bushings wear out quicker than you’d like. Get the suspension checked after purchase to avoid a huge expense.

4. The touchscreen infotainment system is great but freezes at times. Check this before you make a purchase and also check the USB port attached to the unit.

5. The quality of plastics and switches degrade over time. So be sure to also check for cracks in the buttons and plastic, including air vents. Get them replaced if needed.

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