The Maruti Suzuki Celerio has been quite a successful product for the Indo-Japanese automaker in India. To be launched as the first car in our country with an AMT gearbox, this compact hatchback started a trend of low-cost three pedal tech which now has been picked up by a number other auto-manufacturers for their budget cars in India. The Maruti Suzuki Celerio was first launched in 2014 and now three year’s old, this car is due of its mid-life facelift. If recent reports are to be believed, it is speculated that the new Maruti Suzuki Celerio will make it’s India debut by this year end, during the festive season to be precise. With this update, it can be speculated that the compact hatchback will get minor revisions done to its exterior profile along with possible improvements done inside the cabin as well. Also Read: New Maruti Suzuki Swift 2017: Launch date, price in India, mileage, interiors & imagesAlso Read - Maruti Suzuki Celerio CNG To Be Introduced In Next Few Weeks
There are no concrete details regarding what all new revisions will be done to the new Maruti Suzuki Celerio 2017, but it can be safety assumed that the hatchback will get a revamped front facia along with minor revisions done to the rear profile of the car as well. The cabin could retain the current model’s basic design layout but there could be a jump in terms of its on-board creature comforts and features. One thing which for sure is going to make its way to the new Maruti Suzuki Celerio are the provision of dual-airbags along with ABS as standard across the range; in-tune with the new safety regulations which are to come into play soon. Also Read: GST effect on cars: Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Ertiga SHVS hybrids to get expensive by up to INR 1.5 lakh Also Read - Maruti Suzuki Celerio Vs Tata Tiago Vs Hyundai Santro: Which One Will Burn Biggest Hole In Your Pocket?
As far as the engine specifications of the new Maruti Suzuki Celerio are concerned, they will remain the same as before. The hatchback will continue to be powered by the same 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine which puts out 67Bhp along with 91Nm of peak torque. Paired to this engine will be a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. Also on offer will be a 5-speed AMT (Automated Manual Transmission). Other mechanical will remain the same as before as well. The Celerio will also be available to choose fitted with a CNG kit, from Maruti itself. Also Read: Maruti Suzuki Baleno sells 2 lakh units in India within just 20 months of its launch Also Read - Maruti Suzuki Celerio 2021 Model Launched: Watch Video to Take A First Look of Newly Launched Car
The new Maruti Suzuki Celerio will continue to be sold through the automaker’s regular dealerships. The prices are expected to fall in the range of INR 4.5 lakh to 5.8 lakh. The new Celerio is likely to cost upto INR 20,000 to INR 30,000 expensive that the model which it is going to replace. It will continue to compete with the likes of Tata Tiago, Renault KWID 1.0-litre and the Hyundai Grand i10.