The Toyota Yaris and Maruti Ciaz are always the hot names that are often put together. So what we can expect from these two cars? Let’s have a look through.
While Toyota Yaris comes with some segment-first safety features and is easily be the safest car in its segment, Ciaz is the lowest-priced one and has a lot going for it. Here is our Toyota Yaris Vs Maruti Ciaz comparison to help you find out which one's the better model of the two.
The two sedans have been receiving a lot of concerns from the customers
The Maruti Ciaz facelift was launched in the Indian market with the introductory price at Rs 8.19 lakh via the network of premium NEXA sub-brand. The Ciaz has been emerging as the flagship product of the largest automotive manufacturer. The car now bears to compete for the established rival which is the facelift Ciaz. Here is the detailed comparison on the basis of their price, dimension, specs, mileage, features, colours.
1. Toyota Yaris vs Maruti Ciaz Dimension
As for the dimension, the Ciaz is a bit longer and higher than its rival. In particular, the Yaris measures 4425 mm in length, 1730 mm in width and 1475 mm in height. The wheelbase spans 2550 mm while the boot space will stand at 476-litres.
The Ciaz is a bit longer than the Yaris
Meanwhile, the Maruti Ciaz stretches 4490 mm in length, 1730 mm in width and 1485 mm in height. Its wheelbase stands at 2650 mm and the boot space can carry 510-litres.
|| Maruti Ciaz
|| 1730 mm
|| 1730 mm
|| 1475 mm
|| 1485 mm
|| 2550 mm
|| 2650 mm
| Boot Space
|| 476 L
|| 510 L
2. Toyota Yaris vs Maruti Ciaz Exterior
Generally, the Yaris resembles closely to its elder sibling which is the Corolla as well as the Toyota family language design when viewing from the front fascia. In terms of the fascia, Toyota Yaris will be offered with
The elongated and sleek headlamps wrapping all around the fenders neatly along with the large grille and elegant fog-lamp housing, enhance the mature appearance.
On the side profile, Toyota has designed the Yaris with many chrome details to highlight the premium sedan out-look. However, it is still a tad simple.
The Yaris is likely to be offered with more equipment than the Ciaz
As for the Ciaz facelift, it has been considered a typical Suzuki fashion, with a slightly sporty exterior profile. However, the car comes with a heavily designed front-end with angular headlamps and a large grille. This brings about a sharper book compared to its predecessor design. The front side of the car is equipped with
At the rear, disregarding small tweaks in terms of tail lamps, the rear look is largely similar to the outgoing model, with angular tail-lamps and the boot-lid.
Overall, the Ciaz is slightly sportier than the Yaris. Conversely, the Yaris offers a muscular and curvy look contributing to the premium layout to appeal the more mature customers.
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3. Toyota Yaris vs Maruti Ciaz Interior
Regarding the interior, Toyota Yaris is still modern and premium regardless of the simple design. In particular, the color scheme is a black-beige dual tone which also makes the car premium apart from the well-qualified materials such as leather-wrapped steering wheel and seats (offered on top-end model), segment first flat floor, rear bench with central armrest and roof-mounted air-vents.
The two models are compatible with many premium interiors characters
Maruti Ciaz’s interiors, otherwise, fall behind a bit with familiar Maruti language design. The overall color tone is quite basic with black scheme. However, the cabin is also added with silver highlights to shape a sporty look. The dashboard layout is modern, contributed by central console highlight. The space for the rear seats is rather ample which enhance the comfort for the passengers.
4. Toyota Yaris vs Maruti Ciaz Safety and Feature
In a move likely to compete for the well-established rivals, the Japanese manufacturer has equipped the Yaris with a long line of first-in-segment features as referred in the table below.
|Toyota Yaris Feature
- Roof-mounted air vents with ambient illumination
Acoustic and vibration control glass
4.2-inch TFT MID with Eco wallet
Hand/air gesture control for the infotainment system
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Tail lamps with LED line guide
Projector headlamps with LED line guide
Piano black interior
Rear power outlets
For the safety package, Yaris will be repleted with a host of equipment as seen in the table.
|Toyota Yaris Safety
- All-wheel disc brakes
- Seven airbags (including a driver knee airbag)
- Hill-start Assist Control (HSC)
- Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
- Front parking sensors ABS with EBD and ESP
Notably, Toyota Yaris has rated five stars in ASEAN NCAP crash tests disregard of the simple specification.
For the Ciaz, the features are quite decent with
|Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Feature
- Light-coloured faux wood inlays
- The newly designed instrument cluster
- Touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- The instrument cluster multi-information TFT display
- Driving mode illumination
- Projector headlamps
- LED daytime running lights
- Automatic climate control
For the safety kits, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz will get
|Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Feature
- Dual airbags
- ABS with EBD
- Front seatbelts with pre-tensioners
- Force limiters (standard)
- Reverse parking camera
- Parking sensors
5. Toyota Yaris vs Maruti Ciaz Specification
In Indian-bound market, the Yaris is only available in the petrol engine. This can be explained by the fact that over 80% of the customers be in the market for the executive sedan are opting for petrol derivatives. As a result, the car model is available with refined 1.5-litre VVT gasoline motor. The 4-cylinder engine can generate 108 bhp along with 137 Nm of peak torque. The engine will come with a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-step CVT (automatic transmission). The petrol-hybrid is expected to be out there in the later stage. For the fuel efficiency, the official figure of the Yaris has not been revealed yet. However, it is expected that the Yaris will deliver a decent mileage number around 15 to 17 km/l.
The Yaris offers only the petrol version
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In comparison, the Maruti Ciaz is rather flexible when offering both petrol and diesel derivatives. The petrol ones receive the power via the 1.4-litre, K-Series engine which can produce 91 bhp and 130 Nm of peak torque. It will come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. One more option is a 4-speed automatic offered in all except for the base variant.
The diesel variants come with a 1.3-litre DDiS unit which is the Fiat sourced oil-burner. It can churn out 8 8bhp as well as 200 Nm of peak torque. It will come as standard with a 5-speed manual gearbox. When it comes to the 2018 facelift, Maruti is likely to bring on one more new powerful 1.5-litre diesel engine.
The Maruti Ciaz is available with both petrol and diesel
As for the fuel efficiency, The Maruti Ciaz’s petrol engine as promised will offer a fuel efficiency figure of 20.73 km/l. Meanwhile, the diesel variants, offer 28.09 km/l of mileage thanks to its mild-hybrid technology.
|| Maruti Ciaz
|| 1.5-litre VVT-i
|| 1.4-litre K-Series
|| 1.5-litre DDiS
|| 108 BHP
|| 91 BHP
|| 88 BHP
|| 137 Nm
|| 130 Nm
|| 200 Nm
|| 5-17 km/l
|| 20 km/l
|| 28.04 km/l
|| 6-Speed Manual/7-Step CVT
|| 5-Speed Manual/ 4-Speed Auto
|| 5-Speed Manual
6. Toyota Yaris vs Maruti Ciaz Price
As for the price, obviously, the Maruti Ciaz is more competitive than the Yaris. The base trim of Yaris costs Rs. 8.75 lakh, while the one of Maruti costs from Rs. 7.83 lakh for petrol and up to Rs. 9.50 lakh for the diesel.
The top-spec of Yaris is going to be retailed at the price at Rs. 14.07 lakh, while the high-spec petrol and diesel trims of Ciaz position at Rs. 10.63 Lakh and Rs. 11.62 Lakh, respectively.
|| Toyota Yaris
|| Maruti Ciaz
| Base Price
|| INR 8.75 Lakh
|| INR 7.83 Lakh
|| INR 9.50 Lakh
| Top-end Price
|| INR 14.07 Lakh
|| INR 10.63 Lakh
|| INR 11.62 Lakh
7. Toyota Yaris vs Maruti Ciaz Verdict
Overall, opting for Yaris, the customers can get access to the top-first in segment features with high comfort and safety. However, the Ciaz is the more accessible one carried the Maruti brand’s prestige. After going through the comparison, IndianAuto hopes you can make a purchase that suits you the most. Keep checking this space for more updates.
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