Maruti Suzuki India on November 10 launched its compact hatchback, Celerio, which it claimed to be the country’s “most fuel-efficient petrol car”. The all-new Celerio offers a mileage of 26.68 km/lire, said a press release issued by the company.
Powered by next-generation Dual Jet, Dual VVT K-Series engine with Idle Start-Stop technology, it offers a spirited drive experience, said the release. Equipped with new-age design, enhanced road presence, host of safety, and smart features, the new Celerio is all set to revolutionise the compact hatchback segment, once again.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “As a leading car manufacturer, it is our responsibility to drive the revival of the automobile industry. With the all-new Celerio, we endeavour to boost the most important passenger vehicle segment in the country.”
He added: “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 new Celerio exudes a dynamic stance with a 3D organic sculpted design. The stylish, vibrant and urban design will redefine the compact hatchback segment in the market, according to the release. The animated sweeping front headlamps, droplet-styled tail lamps and all-new radiant signature front grille with chrome accentuate its fresh spirited design signature.
The 15” (38.02cm) Urbane black alloy wheels and front fog lamps add to its lively style appeal. Aimed at captivate young and dynamic customers, Celerio offers unique and tasteful detailing for an inspiring style.
The car is thoughtfully curated to offer an energetic and spacious cabin appeal for increased comfort. Complementing the aesthetics of the exteriors, the new Celerio offers elegant detailing comprising elements like center-focused design with sweeping character lines and organic sculpted 3D Instrument panel and trims, to enliven it further.
The twin slot center AC ventilation with bright chrome accents, bold barrel-themed side air vents add to the vivid interior design of the all-new Celerio. The new stylish gear shift lever with a light ergonomic grip in AGS variants offers an exciting drive experience and makes that everyday drive much enjoyable.
The vehicle is spacious with bigger cabin space, increased wheelbase, extended shoulder room, larger legroom, and enhanced luggage space.
Built on Suzuki’s signature HEARTECT platform, all-new Celerio comes with a smooth structure for effective absorption and dispersion of impact force. The platform improves the crash, rigidity, and overall strength of the car.
The 17.78cm (7 inch) SmartPlay studio infotainment system with smartphone navigation ensures an enjoyable drive experience. Additionally, new features like first-in-segment engine push start with smart key, Pollen type AC filter, have been introduced.
The new Celerio will be available in an array of six colours including two new colours – Solid Fire Red and Speedy Blue along with Arctic White, Silky Silver, Glistening Grey, and Caffeine Brown.