New Delhi – May 22, 2019 – In a bid to provide more diesel engine options to car buyers who seek performance, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has introduced the all-new DDiS 225 diesel engine. At the moment, it is available in Ertiga that is sold through ARENA outlets, and the Ciaz which retails through premium NEXA dealerships.
Developed in-house, the new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 Diesel engine marks the company’s full-fledged entry in the market with bigger capacity diesel engines. This new engine offers improved performance, best in class fuel efficiency, enhanced torque and power with refined NVH performance.
Sharing his thoughts on the new offering, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki said “Maruti Suzuki has always re-defined the Indian auto industry with its revolutionary offerings. The all -new aluminium 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine is yet another testament of the same. This new engine offers an optimum balance of enhanced performance with best in class fuel efficiency. The new engine showcases our commitment to provide products that capture performance aspirations of our young customers. We are confident that introduction of this new engine will further strengthen our portfolio and help in popularity of our cars.”
Key Aspects of the new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 Diesel Engine
Improved Engine performance:
The new powertrain is developed to deliver enhanced performance, with a peak torque of 225Nm@1500-2500rpm and maximum power of 70kW@4000rpm.
Better Low end torque:
The 1.5 litre DDiS 225 Diesel engine comes with a high efficiency turbo charger which generates higher low-end torque through optimization, which makes city driving completely effortless.
Refined NVH characteristics:
The use of a Dual Mass Flywheel (DMF) along with optimized compression ratio reduces engine fluctuations & contributes to superior NVH performance for a comfortable driving experience.
Best-in-class Fuel efficiency:
Use of light-weight aluminium casted cylinder head and block along with optimized engine calibration contributes to improved fuel efficiency.
Newly Designed 6-speed Transmission:
A newly designed 6-speed transmission which is mated to the DDiS 225 engine completes the powertrain package. This new transmission ensures a smooth drive and light gear shift feel. For the ease of driving and maneuverability, the position of reverse gear has been relocated next to 1st gear to reduce hand motion during tight parking conditions.
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