Maruti Suzuki launches new gen Celerio in India, price starts from Rs 4.99 lakh

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New Gen Maruti Suzuki Celerio 2021 launched (Image tweeted by @MSArenaOfficial)
New Gen Maruti Suzuki Celerio 2021 launched (Image tweeted by @MSArenaOfficial)

New Delhi : The new generation of Maruti Suzuki Celerio hatchback has been launched in India; the company has priced the car between a price band of Rs 4.99 lakh and Rs 6.94 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This is the second generation of the car to be launched in India.

New Celerio has been made on the company's Heartect platform, which is also used in famous cars Wagon R, Swift, and Dzire.

The biggest claim with the car is that it is India's most fuel efficient petrol car with an average of 26.68 kmpl ARAI certified. Celerio new generation has been fitted with a 1.0-litre Dual Jet, Dual VVT K10C engine with Idle Start-Stop technology.

Talking about the new car, Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India said, "The All-New Celerio ticks all the boxes of customer expectation with an unmatched driving experience, unrivalled fuel-efficiency and a host of features that offers comfort, convenience, and safety at an attractive price. The first generation Celerio introduced and democratized the Auto Gear Shift (AGS) two-pedal technology. We are confident that the All-New Celerio with its advanced features, stylish new design, and next-gen powertrain will further appeal to the urban customers and bring the much-needed excitement in the market."

Comparing to outgoing design of the car, new-gen Celerio comes with a brand new styling and design theme. The interiors have also been redesigned to make it feature loaded and modern looking car.

The Celerio will be available in 6 colours including two new shades - Solid Fire Red and Speedy Blue along with Arctic White, Silky Silver, Glistening Grey, and Caffeine Brown. In terms of dimensions, the car measures 3695 mm in length, 1655 mm in width, 1555 mm in height, and it comes with a 2435 mm wheelbase. Maruti says that the boot capacity has also been increased by 40 per cent compared to the outgoing model.