Latest spy shots show several units of Maruti Celerio diesel in one frame, indicating Maruti Suzuki is getting ready for dealer dispatch if they haven’t begun loading the trucks already.Maruti Celerio diesel is powered by the company’s brand new 793 cc 2-cylinder engine which will be capable of producing around 58 hp max power and 150 Nm peak torque. The engine was expected to debut in Maruti Super Carry LCV due for launch next month, but it seems Celerio will overtake the load carrier and reach dealerships quicker.
Also, Celerio diesel is expected to deliver 30.10 kmpl mileage, placing the supermini at the highest spot in the list of most fuel efficient cars in India. This means, Maruti Dzire facelift promising 26.59 kmpl, Maruti Ciaz assuring 26.21 kmpl and Honda City pledging 26 kmpl will all move one spot lower in the same list.
It is highly unlikely that AMT will be offered in Maruti Celerio diesel. Expect price of Celerio diesel to start at around Rs. 4.9 lakhs. Top end variant will be priced at about Rs. 5.7 lakhs (ex-showroom).