Suzuki Philippines introduced the Suzuki Ciaz, a sub-compact sedan that comes in three model-variants – Ciaz GL Manual Transmission, Ciaz GL Automatic Transmission, and Ciaz GLX.
The Suzuki Ciaz has a multimedia integrated audio unit complete with an Android touchscreen for the GLX, Bluetooth and USB connectivity for personal devices such as tablets and smartphones. The unit is provided with wireless connectivity and preloaded applications, such as YouTube, Gmail, Facebook, and Waze, a Filipino driver’s go-to-app. Suzuki Ciaz also has audio and hands-free connectivity control switches that are embedded in its steering wheel, in addition to a keyless push start system and remote.
Ciaz, which stands for “City from A to Z,” integrates in the vehicle the transmission technology used in the Suzuki Ertiga. The four-speed automatic transmission improves fuel economy in GL Automatic and GLX models of the Ciaz.
Ciaz also has the patented Total Effective Control Technology (TECT), which equips the car with an impact absorption system. There is also the Anti-Brake Locking Technology that aims to prevent brakes from locking in case of sudden braking. This technology distributes braking force to the front and rear wheels to prevent accidents.
The body of the car measures 4,490mm long, 1,730mm wide, 1,475mm tall and has a 2,650mm wheelbase. In addition, Suzuki Ciaz also has bigger door cutting that increases the amount of rear seat leg space, headroom, and shoulder room. It also has a luggage capacity of 495 liters that can be closed with an electromagnetic latch and has a boot light.
The three models are sold at the following prices: Ciaz GL Manual Transmission (Php738,000); Ciaz GL Automatic Transmission (Php773,000); and Ciaz GLX (Php888,000).