Maruti Suzuki has launched the all-new Celerio in India, with prices starting at Rs 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom). Bookings for the 2021 Celerio had been officially opened a few days back at a booking amount of Rs 11,000. There also will be a CNG variant of the Celerio soon details of which will be announced in the coming weeks.
The 2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio is built on the fifth-gen Heartect platform. The Celerio is being offered in four variants which include LXi, VXi, ZXi, and ZXi Plus, across six colours that include Arctic White, Glistening Grey, Silky Silver, Speedy Blue, Caffeine Brown, and Fire Red. In terms of exteriors the 2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio comes with an all-new design that includes a fresh looking single-slat grille, new style wraparound headlamps, new front bumper with a large black insert, fog lights, new design 15-inch black alloy wheels, a driver-side door-mounted request sensor, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs with turn indicators, new tail light and rear bumper, as well as a rear wiper and washer.
In terms of interiors the new Maruti Suzuki Celerio comes equipped with a seven-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system with SmartPlay connectivity, steering-mounted MFD controls, height-adjustable driver seat, front power windows, rectangular AC vents, engine start-stop button, and a new AMT lever. In terms of safety, the model gets dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, seat-belt reminder, speed alert system, hill start assist, and a rear defogger.
Powering the 2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio is the 1.0-litre, DualJet, three-cylinder, K10C petrol engine with idle start-stop technology. This motor, which produces 66bhp and 89Nm of torque and comes paired to a five-speed manual unit or an AMT automatic transmission. As per Maruti Suzuki the new Celerio is the most fuel-efficient petrol car in its class, with an economy of 26.68kmpl. Watch this space for our detailed road test review coming your way real soon.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio prices (ex-showroom):
New Celerio Lxi MT: Rs 4.99 lakh
New Celerio VXi MT: Rs 5.63 lakh
New Celerio VXi AMT: Rs 6.13 lakh
New Celerio ZXi MT: Rs 5.94 lakh
New Celerio ZXi AMT: Rs 6.44 lakh
New Celerio ZXi+ MT: Rs 6.44 lakh
New Celerio ZXi+ AMT: Rs 6.94 lakh