All-new Maruti Suzuki Celerio launched in India

Maruti Suzuki has launched the all-new Celerio in India. The new-generation hatchback, built on the Heartect platform, is powered by the new K-series engine. The company says the Celerio is India’s most fuel-efficient vehicle (in its category), providing mileage of 26.68 kmpl. The Celerio comes in four variants at a starting price of INR 4.99 lakh.


Design 

The all-new Maruti Suzuki Celerio gets a 3D organic sculpted design with a radiant grille with sharp chrome accents at the front. The new-generation car features the same headlights as its predecessor’s but the tail lights are now droplet-styled. The vehicle, standing on 15-inch Urbane black-coloured alloy wheels, is 55mm wider than its predecessors.

The Celerio’s interior features a spacious cabin and contemporary dashboard. On the dashboard sits an integrated 17.78cm infotainment system (with an in-built navigation feature) that is compatible with both Apple Carplay and Android Auto. 


Engine

The all-new Celerio is powered by a new K-series engine: K10C dual VVT (BS6 compliant), which generates a power of 49 kW at 5500 rpm and a torque of 89 Nm at 3800 rpm. Its engine is mated to a five-speed manual or an auto gear-shift transmission. The vehicle comes with a first- in-segment idle start-stop feature that shows improved fuel-efficiency–providing a certified ARAI mileage of 26.68 kmpl.


Specifications

The new-generation vehicle is 55mm wider than its predecessors. The car features a 60:40 split rear seat that provides 313 litres of boot space–40% more than its predecessors did.

EngineK10C
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)998
Power (kW)49 at 5500 rpm
Torque (Nm)89 at 3800 rpm
Transmission5-speed manual or auto gear shift
Drive system2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)32
Mileage (km/l)26.68
Seating capacity5
Boot space (L)313
Ground clearance (mm)165
Wheelbase (mm)2435
Kerb Weight (kg)800

Features

The car comes with convenience features such as engine idle start-stop, door-request switch with smart key, air conditioner (manual), dial-type climate control, illumination colour (amber), pollen filter, power steering, tilt steering, Urethane steering wheel, accessory socket, gear-shift indicator, distance to empty, door-ajar warning lamp, headlamp warning, key-off or headlamp-on warning, and fuel-consumption display (real-time and average).

The Celerio boasts 12+ safety features such as driver and passenger airbags, seatbelt reminder, front seatbelts pretensioner and force limiter, hill-hold assist, speed sensitive auto-door lock, pedestrian protection, ABS, headlight levelling, front ventilated disc, immobilizer, child-proof rear door locks, rear defogger, and reverse parking sensors.


Price in India

The all-new Celerio comes in four variants: LXI, VXI, ZXI, and ZXI+, at a starting price of INR 4.99 (for LXI), and it goes up to INR 6.94 lakh (for ZXI+). Only the VXI, ZXI, and ZXI+ variants are offered with auto gear-shift transmission.

All-new Celerio modelsPrice in India
Celerio LXIINR 4.99 lakh
Celerio VXI MTINR 5.63 lakh 
Celerio VXI AGSINR 6.13 lakh 
Celerio ZXI MTINR 5.94 lakh 
Celerio ZXI AGSINR 6.44 lakh 
Celerio ZXI+ MTINR 6.44 lakh 
Celerio ZXI+ AGSINR 6.94 lakh

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