Maruti Celerio Variants
Editorial Test Drive Review of Maruti Celerio
The Maruti Celerio is a step-up from both the A-Star and the Estilo hatchback. Having lost ground in this segment to other rivals, the Celerio is Maruti's weapon to regain the lost glory. Ofcourse it will also eat into the sales of the Wagon R but on the whole, it will help Maruti gain traction in the Rs 4-5 lac hatchback category.
At 3600mm in length, 1600mm in width and 1560mm in height, the Celerio is 100mm longer and 70mm taller than the A-Star. Its wheelbase is also 65mm longer than both the A-Star and the Estilo - this has in turn allowed Maruti to liberate more room on the inside which is now comparable to cars like the Honda Brio.
The Celerio also benefits from a bigger boot (235 litres as compared to 212 for Estilo and a mere 129 for the A-Star). On the engine front, the Celerio comes with the same 1.0-litre K10 engine though the overall NVH levels have been worked upon a lot. At 68PS of power and 89Nm of torque, the light weight Celerio has brisk performance for both city and highway use. True to most Maruti offerings, the Celerio excels on the fuel economy front as well with a rated economy of 23.1kmpl.
Maruti will also be offering a new automated transmission on the Celerio and will also make it the most affordable automatic in India.
The Celerio will be sold in a total of five versions - 3 manual and 2 automatic. Steering mounted controls, airbags and ABS are all provided as option. This grown up hatchback with a new modern design (done by Suzuki in Japan) is sure to get footfalls back into Maruti's showrooms.
A diesel engine is expected too but at a later stage.
Maruti Celerio Interiors
The interiors of the Maruti Suzuki Celerio are on par with that of other Maruti Suzuki and so are equipment levels. The entry-level LXi variant comes with power steering and air conditioning only while the car gets a fourth ZXi Optional variant packs in all the bells and whistles such as power windows, stereo with steering mounted controls, door trim fabric, driver’s seat height adjust, rear parcel shelf, electric ORVMs, tachometer and tilt steering. Interior space is adequate with lots of headroom and adequate leg room while the width of the car limits comfort for three on the rear seat.
Maruti Celerio Interiors Details
Maruti Celerio Boot space
Maruti Celerio has 235 liters of boot space to store your small luggage and shopping bags.
Maruti Celerio Speedometer
Maruti Celerio has a big large center dial for speedometer in its instrument console.
Maruti Celerio Gear lever
Maruti Celerio has a easy to use gear lever finished in grey color. It is well within the reach of the driver.
Maruti Celerio Cup holders
Maruti Celerio has 2 cup holders which can be used to hold bottles of water as well. It is located after the gear lever between the front seats.
Maruti Celerio Exteriors
The Celerio does not much design to mit. Maruti has used chrome on the grille generously but that's it. The looks of the Celerio remin you of the ALTO 800 and the A-star.
Maruti Celerio Exteriors Details
Maruti Celerio Front design
Maruti Celerio brings a clean front end design with its well shaped headlamps and slightly sporty looking front fascia. It has twin slat grille in chrome along with body colored bumper with fog lamps integrated into it.
Maruti Celerio Rear design
Maruti Celerio has a modern rear design which looks quite fresh and appealing and it seems to be in proportion with the rest of the car.
Maruti Celerio Side profile
Maruti Celerio has a striking side profile and it is a good looking hatchback.
Maruti Celerio Ground Clearance
Maruti Celerio has a ground clearance of 165mm which is sufficient to go over bad roads and speed breakers easily.
Maruti Celerio Engine & Performance
The Celerio is powered by the compaby's 1.0 litre K10B engine that is responsive throughout the powerband and likes to be revved. The automatic model can do with faster gearshift and is a bit jerky at times, the gearbox is responsive when put in manual mode though.
Maruti Celerio Engine and Performance Details
Maruti Celerio Acceleration
Maruti Celerio is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 kmph in approximately 6.22 seconds for the Manual Transmission version while the Auto Gear Shift version will do the same in 6.75 seconds.
Maruti Celerio Top speed
Maruti Celerio will have a top speed of around 150 kmph
Maruti Celerio In-gear acceleration
Maruti Celerio has very good in-gear acceleration thanks to the torque spread across the gears
Maruti Celerio Gearbox
Maruti Celerio has a smooth shifting gearbox in both manual and auto gear shift variants.
Maruti Celerio Mileage and Running Costs
ARAI tested mileage of the Celerio is at 23.1 km/litre. IN real life we got 15.7 km/litre in the city on the display meter.
Maruti Celerio Mileage View full detail
|Maruti Celerio Petrol Variants|
|Maruti Celerio LXi||23.1 kmpl|
|Maruti Celerio VXi||23.1 kmpl|
|Maruti Celerio LXi AMT||23.1 kmpl|
|Maruti Celerio ZXi||23.1 kmpl|
|Maruti Celerio VXi AMT||23.1 kmpl|
|Maruti Celerio ZXi (O)||23.1 kmpl|
|Maruti Celerio CNG Variants|
|Maruti Celerio VXi Green||--|
Maruti Celerio Mileage Details
Maruti Celerio City fuel economy
Maruti Celerio will deliver approximately 16 kmpl under normal city driving conditions.
Maruti Celerio Highway fuel economy
Maruti Celerio will deliver approximately 20.5 kmpl under normal highway driving conditions.
Maruti Celerio ARAI rated economy
Maruti Celerio has an ARAI rated fuel efficiency of 23.1 kmpl
Maruti Celerio Tank Range
Maruti Celerio has a tank capacity of 35 liters which gives it an effective range of approximately 650-700 kms on a full tank.
Maruti Celerio Handling Braking & Safety
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio has positive road manners and braking is good. There are no airbags or ABS in the VXi AMT version.
Maruti Celerio Handling, Braking & Safety Details
Maruti Celerio Handling
Maruti Celerio has good handling characteristics and is able to go over undulations and bumps without unsettling the passengers too much.
Maruti Celerio Braking performance
Maruti Celerio has front disc brakes and rear drum brakes and the top end variant will get ABS.
Maruti Celerio Safety features
Maruti Celerio will come with driver side airbag in the top end ZXi variant with co-passenger side airbag as optional equipment.
Maruti Celerio ABS
Maruti Celerio comes with ABS in the top end ZXi variant.
Maruti Celerio Traction control
Maruti Celerio does not come with Traction Control
Maruti Celerio Comfort & Suspension
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio comes with coil spring suspension at the front and rear. The front suspension has a McPherson strut suspension at the front while it has a coupled torsion beam axle at the rear.
Maruti Celerio Comfort & Suspension Details
Maruti Celerio Comfort
Maruti Celerio has a comfortable ride quality with its absorbing seats that provide good support to the back and ample space in the cabin to stretch your legs.
Maruti Celerio Front suspension
Maruti Celerio has Mac Pherson Strut for front suspension
Maruti Celerio Rear suspension
Maruti Celerio has coupled torsion beam for rear suspension
Maruti Celerio Specifications and Features
Wheels & Tyres
|Wheel Size||14 inch|
Maruti Celerio Features
|Maruti Celerio||LXi||VXi||LXi AMT||ZXi||VXi AMT||ZXi (O)||VXi Green|
Maruti Celerio Price
The ex showroom price of Maruti Celerio ranges from Rs 3.76 Lakh to Rs 4.79 Lakh. Maruti Celerio is available in 7 variants. To find the on road price of Maruti Celerio you need to click on the check on road price.
Maruti Celerio has 6 Petrol variant(s), 1 CNG variant(s), the cheapest variant is Maruti Celerio LXi which has a Petrol engine, and starts at Rs 3.76 Lakh, the most expensive variant is Maruti Celerio VXi Green which has a CNG engine and is for Rs 4.69 Lakh .
Maruti Celerio News
Maruti Celerio Reviews
By Akshay Posted on Mar,03,04 5:38 PM
Pros Good Performance,Fuel Efficiency,
Cons Average Looks,
My friend has just bought a new Celerio (AMT) version and I drove it yesterday. While my friend is very happy with the purchase due to the low cost AMT or automatic system, I still find my Wagon R a much better vehicle. For an all new car, Maruti could have made the Celerio a better looking hatchback. It has a light feel to it and space at the back is also not good for 3 people. Fuel economy is good, the same Wagon R engine is also good but it doesnt give you a very special feeling for an all new vehicle in the segment.
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By P.D.SHASHIDHAR RAO Posted on May,05,24 2:10 PM
I have booked for Celeraio zxi Blue on 6th of february 2014 on the day of Launching with Ms.Garuda Autocraft Pvt., Ltd., Bangalore. It is unfortunate the CAR is not delivered and I suspect whether it is being manufactured or not. In case it is under production still how many months it will take for delivery. without using the car no one can give review. Hope to get an replay from you
By Sam Posted on Sep,09,05 1:28 PM
Pros Great Interiors,Fuel Efficiency,Comfort,
Cons Average Looks,Average Performance,
I recently bought the automatic version of the Maruti Suzuki Celerio and I have to say that I am very happy with the car. This new automated manual transmission is a good system to be implemented. Because it is essentially the manual gearbox, it has allowed the company to price the automatic version of the car more affordably as compared to the conventional price gap between automatic versions of other cars. The car drives relatively well, the only glitch of the new gearbox is sudden jolts during gearchanges that occur sometimes. The engine of the Maruti Celerio is good and has adequate performance with good fuel economy. And the fact that the automatic version of the Celerio is as fuel efficient as the manual model, only makes the Celerio automatic an even more attractive proposition. The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is also a comfortable car to be in. There is plenty of cabin space and the seats are large and offer generous comfort. It can seat five people in comfort. The boot is also big and a couple of soft bags can be fitted in comfortably. The boot can also be opened conveniently with the handle located on the outside. I have the VXi model of the Maruti Celerio and while it offers reasonable equipment, it would have been even better if there was the option of a top ZXi automatic model of the car.
By R. Madhav Posted on Mar,03,14 5:41 PM
Pros Good Performance,Comfort,
Cons Average Looks,
Went to test drive the car. The car styling is not that great i would say but it is fair enough. There are very less interior features . Music system is not present in versions below Zxi. The car is provided with much space inside and seat also gives adequate comfort. Dashboard of the car is decent however has a build quality isn't that great. The automatic drive or auto gear shift that the company boasts about is basically shifting the gears without the clutch that of-course will offer good comfort when riding in traffic and you will not have to stress you leg much. Adding this feature the car goes ahead from its competitors. Overall the car is decent and a value for money car.