Maruti Suzuki has released images of the production-ready Ciaz which will go on sale next month.

Maruti Suzuki has released images of the production-ready Ciaz (Indian-spec) which will go on sale next month.

At the Auto Shanghai last year, Suzuki impressed with its appealing Authentics concept which previewed a C-segment sedan. Making the transition to a production version, the Ciaz seen here looks considerably toned down but still a worthy adversary to the Honda City. The vehicle is 4490mm long, 1730mm wide and 1485mm tall, with a 2650mm wheelbase so its dimensions are quite generous for this segment.

It sits on multi-spoke 16-inch alloy wheels and has a 510-liter spacious trunk while weight stands at 1,010 kg for the gasoline model and 1,105 kg for the diesel. Speaking of motors, there's a 4-cylinder 1.4-liter with 91 bhp (68 kW) and 130 Nm (96 lb-ft) along with a Fiat MultiJet 4-cylinder 1.3-liter diesel rated at 89 bhp (66 kW) and 200 Nm (147 lb-ft) of torque.

The 2014 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz will be offered with an extensive equipment list including automatic climate control, keyless start, rear AC vents, six speakers, touchscreen with navigation, as well as a rear power socket and electric trunk release. Other goodies include reversing camera + parking sensors, leather upholstery, auto-dimming rear view mirror, projector headlamps and support for USB/AUX/Bluetooth.

Available on order starting tomorrow, the Ciaz will effectively go on sale in India by mid-October.

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