Maruti Suzuki Celerio Price, Specification, Features, Launch Date, And Mileage

Maruti Suzuki Celerio Review

Overview

Maruti Suzuki, a world-renowned Indo-Japanese company, has finally launched the most-awaited small hatchback ‘Celerio’ on February 6, 2014 at Delhi Auto Expo 2014. It is a front wheel drive hatchback made on a completely new platform and took almost three and a half years in making by the joint efforts of around 175 engineers, product planners, designers, marketers, etc. from both Japan and India. It is available at most of the Maruti dealerships after its launch and is expected to replace the Estilo and A-Star eventually. The hatchback is primarily aimed for the Indian market to cope up with the increasing competition in this segment. The company’s COO, Mayank Pareek revealed that the name Celerio means ‘Celestial river’. It is made on the A-Wind concept and gives a stylish and sporty look due to its fabulous design. Let’s check in detail about this hatch.

QUICK FACTS
Variant Name Maruti Celerio ZXi
Fuel Type Petrol
Ex-showroom Price (Delhi) INR 4.75 Lakh
On-Road Price (Delhi) INR 5.27 Lakh (Approx.)
Engine Displacement 998 cc
No. of Gears 5
Transmission Type Manual
Mileage (ARAI) 23.1 kmpl
Body Type Hatchback
Official Tagline Want it all. Get it all.
Current Status Available
Manufacturer Warranty 2 years or 40,000 kms (whichever is earlier from the date of purchase of vehicle)
Summary Maruti Celerio Petrol is Maruti’s attempt to give an attractive looking car in the entry level segment. It’s a budget hatchback which gives you an upmarket feel by the first glance itself. Celerio comes packed with a 998cc petrol engine which generates a power of 68 bhp @ 6000 rpm and gives out a maximum torque of 90 Nm @ 3500 rpm. The hatchback comes with a boot space of 235 litres and has a kerb weight of 830 kg. Celerio has a company claimed mileage of 23.1 kmpl and has a ground clearance of 165 mm. In this segment, the car is rivaled by Datsun GO and Hyundai EON.

Design and Features

The exterior of Maruti Celerio gives a stylish and attractive look while maintaining a sporty stance. It is a well sculpted hatchback which includes a superbly illuminated headlamp cluster with wrap around headlights and separate casing for the parking light, a large air dam which merges well with the front grille and has an inverted curve to its lower end, striking bumper with single fog lamps, stylish front radiator grille with twin chrome slats and Suzuki logo in the middle, a sporty hood with clamshell effect, a small antenna at its front above the windscreen, wider doors, two parallel running character lines at its side, one of which runs along the shoulder, starts at the fender and goes upwards towards the rear window, body colored and internally adjustable ORVMs with integrated turn indicators, bright side indicators on its fenders, chunky rear bumper, a rear tailgate which can only be accessed from the outside, tall tail lamps, a large rear windscreen with top mounted brake light, chromed pull type door handles (body colored in case of the top variant Zxi), rear wiper, washer and defogger for the top Zxi variant, rear spoiler with LED brake lights for Zxi variant, 13-inch wheels for the base variant LXi and 6-spoke silver colored alloy wheels with flowing type 14-inch radials for middle VXi and top Zxi variant and a stylish middle crease line in the rear that runs through the tail lamp along the boot door. This marvelous hatchback has a length of 3600mm, a width of 1600mm and a height of 1560mm as its dimensions and has a large wheelbase of 2425mm for a stable and comfy ride. It has a high ground clearance of 165mm for a bump-free ride and a fuel tank capacity of 35 liters along with a kerb weight of 830kgs.

Interior and Space

The interior of Maruti Celerio is also an outstanding one with a lot of comfortable and eye-catching features which includes comfy single-piece front seats, dual-toned interior design, as much as 15 utility spaces which includes two front cup holders, a bottle holder behind the handbrake and on each rear door, a boot space capacity of 235 liters which is remarkable, a large dashboard, a U-shaped central console surrounded by a chrome bezel that houses a music player and the air-con controls, a good combination of black and beige, nicely positioned gear shift lever, fairly large glovebox, forward folding 60:40 split rear seats, all seats with integrated headrests, a good air conditioning system, a leather covered electronic power steering wheel(with audio and Bluetooth telephony controls and tilt-adjustment for Zxi variant), a rear parcel shelf, central locking and power windows for middle VXi variant, height adjustable seats for Zxi variant and a good quality music system with USB, Aux-in, Bluetooth and speakers which can also connect with your mobile or iPod.

Other Technical Specification Of Maruti Suzuki Celerio

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Engine Description 998 cc, K10B, Aluminum, Petrol
Maximum Power 68 Bhp @ 6000 rpm
Maximum Torque 90 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Gearbox 5-Speed Manual Gearbox
No. of Cylinders 3
Emission Standard BS4+OBD II
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Mileage (City) 16 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Highway) 21 kmpl (approx.)
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 3600 mm
Overall Width 1600 mm
Overall Height 1560 mm
Wheelbase 2425 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Kerb Weight 830 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 1250 kg
Turning Radius 4.7 metres
CAPACITY
Seating Capacity 5
Boot Space 235 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 litres
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Front Brakes Ventilated Disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Suspension McPherson struts with coil springs
Rear Suspension Coupled torsion beam axle with coil spring
WHEELS & TYRES
Alloy Wheels
 No
Spare Wheel
 Yes
Tyre Size 165/70 R14
Full Wheelcaps
  Yes
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Steering Mounted Controls
  Yes
Remote Fuel Filler
  Yes
Hands-free Bluetooth
  Yes
Rear Parcel Shelf
  Yes
Variable Intermittent Wipers Yes (Front)
Air Conditioner Yes (Without Climate Control)
Keyless Entry
Power Steering Yes (Urethane, Tilt)
Rear Defogger
  Yes
Rear Washer & Wiper
  Yes
Power Windows Yes (Front & Rear)
Remote Boot Release   Yes

Engine and Mileage

Maruti Celerio has an updated 998cc, 1.0L, 3-cylinders, 12-valves petrol engine called K10B(or K-Next) which provide a maximum power of 67 Bhp at 6000rpm and a maximum torque of 90 NM at 3500 rpm and is mated with a five speed manual or an automatic gearbox transmission. The primary changes in the engine includes the adoption of drive-by-wire, higher pressure injectors, a modified inlet, redesigned valves and springs, cylinders with higher compression and use of a low viscosity engine oil. The manual gearbox gives 0-100kmph acceleration in 14.9 seconds while the automatic gearbox which has been given a name of EZ Drive, gives the same in 15.4 seconds. The EZ Drive does not use torque convertor but instead has an ECU to manage hydraulic actuators which controls clutch engagement and gear shifts. Both these transmissions are supposed to provide a massive ARAI certified fuel economy of 23.1kmpl.

Suspension and Safety Features

Maruti Celerio has got ventilated disk brakes at front and drum brakes at rear. The suspension system consists of a McPherson strut with coil spring at front and coupled torsion beam axle with coil spring at rear. For the safety of its passengers, it includes ABS, dual front airbags, high-strength steel side impact beams, rear wiper, washer and defogger, fog lamps and many more features.

Variants, Shades and Price

Maruti Celerio is available in 6 variants: LXi, VXi, ZXi, ZXi Option, LXi Automatic EZ and VXi Automatic EZ Drive. The base model is priced at Rs. 3.90 lakh and the base automatic variant is available for Rs. 4.29 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). Maruti Celerio is available in 7 shades: Artic White, Cave Black, Sunshine Ray, Celurian Blue, Blazing Red, Glistening Grey and Silky Silver.

Technical Specification Of Maruti Suzuki Celerio

EXTERIOR FEATURES
Chrome Front Grille
 Yes
Body Coloured Outside Mirrors
 Yes
Body Coloured Bumpers
 Yes
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Yes (Electrically Adjustable)
Tinted Glass
 Yes
Chrome Door Handles No (Body Colored)
INTERIOR FEATURES
Sunvisor with Ticket Holder
 Yes
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
Rear Seat Belts 2-point
Airbags 1
BRAKING & TRACTION
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
 No
LOCKS & SECURITY
Engine Immobilizer
 Yes
Child-Protection Door Locks Yes (Rear)
Central Locking
 Yes
INSTRUMENTATION
Trip Distance
 Yes
Door Ajar Warning
 Yes
Tachometer
 Yes
On-Board Trip Computer
 Yes
LIGHTING
Front Fog Lights
 No
3rd Brake Light
 Yes
ORVM Turn Indicators
 Yes
INFOTAINMENT
Number of Speakers 4
AUX Compatibility
 Yes
USB Compatibility
 Yes
AM/FM Radio
 Yes
CD Player
 Yes
Roof Antenna
 Yes
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
Front Seat Back Pockets
 Yes
Rear Headrest (Adjustable) No (Integrated)
Folding Rear Seats
 Yes
Driver Seat Adjustment Yes (Manual)

Source: autos.maxabout.

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