Maruti Celerio exterior and interior images: Auto Expo
Maruti Suzuki Celerio launched at the 2014 Auto Expo in Greater Noida will come in at a base price of INR 3.90 lakhs. Boasting of spacious interiors, excellent cabin quality and outstanding features, the new Celerio will be the first model to come in with automated manual transmission in India.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio with AMT offers all the benefits of fuel efficient manual transmission and clutchless conveniences of an automatic transmission, demanded by buyers in India. Celerio will come in with four manual transmission options in the form of LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi Option and two variants of AMT which will include LXi AMT and VXi AMT. The manual transmission models are priced between INR 3.9 lakh and INR 4.96 lakh, while AMT variants are priced at INR 4.29 lakh and INR 4.59 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
To take the place of A Star and Estilo hatchbacks in India, the new Maruti Suzuki Celerio will come in with a 1.0 liter, 3 cylinder K Series petrol engine offering a total of 67 bhp peak power and 90 Nm peak torque and will offer fuel efficiency of 23.1 kmpl. The engine will be mated to 5 speed manual or AMT gearbox while the Celerio will measure 3600mm in length, 1600mm in width and will sit on a wheelbase measuring 2425mm thus conveying to added head and leg room in its interiors.
The company has already commenced bookings for the new Celerio which will be pitched against the Hyundai Grand i10 and Honda Brio. Celerio will be offered in seven exterior color options with alloy wheels and Bluetooth connectivity. Deliveries are set to commence soon. Following is the detailed pricing of Celerio.
Maruti Celerio LXi Manual Transmission – Rs 3.90 lakh
Maruti Celerio VXi Manual Transmission – Rs 4.20 lakh
Maruti Celerio ZXi Manual Transmission – Rs 4.50 lakh
Maruti Celerio ZXi (optional) Manual Transmission – Rs 4.96 lakh
Maruti Celerio LXi Auto Manual Transmission – Rs 4.29 lakh
Maruti Celerio VXi Auto Manual Transmission – Rs 4.59 lakh