tech2 News StaffNov 10, 2021 14:12:30 IST
At final, Maruti Suzuki has launched the all-new, second-generation Celerio in India, with costs for the hatchback beginning at Rs 4.99 lakh. There are 4 foremost trim ranges to decide on from with the brand new Celerio – LXi (Rs 4.99 lakh), VXi (Rs 5.63 lakh), ZXi (Rs 5.94 lakh), ZXi+ (Rs 6.44 lakh). In addition to the usual guide gearbox variants, the brand new Celerio can even be provided with an automatic guide transmission (AMT) choice on all variants besides the bottom LXi mannequin – the VXi AMT is priced at Rs 6.13 lakh, the ZXi AMT is priced at Rs 6.44 lakh whereas the top-spec ZXi+ AMT prices Rs 6.94 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom).
Maruti Suzuki has bought shut to six lakh items of the first-gen Celerio since its launch in 2014; the Celerio accounted for 20 % market share in its phase.
The second-gen Celerio measures in at 3,695 mm in size, 1,655 mm in width, 1,555 mm in peak and has a wheelbase of two,435 mm. With a rise in total dimensions, the brand new Maruti Suzuki Celerio (primarily based on the fifth-gen Heartect platform) is alleged to supply elevated house for passengers, and likewise has a 313-litre boot – 40 % bigger than the outgoing Celerio’s boot.
On the within, the brand new Celerio has a totally redesigned dashboard that includes a 7.0-inch SmartPlay Studio touchscreen infotainment system and new AC vents. Features embrace a push-button begin, keyless entry with a wise key, 60:40 break up rear seats, steering-mounted audio controls and a height-adjustable driver’s seat. In phrases of security, the brand new Celerio will get twin airbags and ABS as customary, and the AMT model additionally comes with hill-hold help, which Maruti says is a segment-first.
The second-gen Celerio is the primary Maruti Suzuki mannequin to be geared up with the K10C petrol engine that brings a 23 % enchancment in gasoline economic system over the outgoing Celerio. The 1.0-litre, three-cylinder K10C engine in the brand new Celerio makes 68 hp and 89 Nm of torque. The ARAI-certified gasoline effectivity determine is rated at 26.68 kpl for the VXi AMT model, 26 kpl for the ZXi AMT and ZXi+ AMT variations, 25.23 kpl for the LXi, VXi and ZXi MT variants and 24.97 kpl for the ZXi+ MT model.
The engine options Dual VVT, a cooled EGR and idle start-stop tech. Maruti Suzuki India Limited MD and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa confirmed the K10C engine can even be launched on different Maruti Suzuki fashions going ahead. Maruti Suzuki additionally confirmed a CNG-powered model of the brand new Celerio might be launched in the time to return.
There might be a complete of six color choices accessible with the brand new Celerio – Arctic White, Silky Silver, Glistening Grey, Solid Fire Red, Speedy Blue and Caffeine Brown. It will proceed to rival the likes of the Tata Tiago and Hyundai Santro.