2014 Indian Auto Expo: Maruti Suzuki Celerio hatchback launched; Prices start from 3.9 lakh rupees ex-showroom Delhi

Snapshot: Maruti Suzuki has launched the Celerio hatchback in India at the 2014 Auto Expo. The Celerio is the global replacement to the A-Star and will be called the global Suzuki Alto in international markets. Larger than an A-Star but smaller than the Estilo, the Celerio hatchback is dubbed to replace both these car models in the Indian market. The Celerio’s prices range between 3.9  to  4.96 lakh rupees, ex-showroom Delhi.

2014 Indian Auto Expo: Maruti Suzuki Celerio hatchback launched; Prices start from 3.9 lakh rupees ex-showroom Delhi
Maruti Suzuki Celerio Hatchback

Maruti Suzuki Celerio’s Ex-Showroom Delhi prices in detail:

  • LXI 5 MT: 3.9 lakh rupees
  • VXI 5 MT: 4.2 lakh rupees
  • ZXI 5 MT: 4.5 lakh rupees
  • ZXI (O) 5 MT:  4.96 lakh rupees
  • LXI AMT: 4.29 lakh rupees
  • VXI AMT: 4.59 lakh rupees
The Celerio hatchback is powered by a 1 liter K-Series petrol engine that outputs 67 Bhp-90 Nm. This engine gets a 5 speed manual gearbox as standard fare but can also be specified with a 5 speed automated manual transmission (AMT). The Celerio comes with an ARAI rated mileage figure of 23.01 Kmpl. The car gets twin airbags and ABS on its top end ZXi option trim. Three other trims of the Celerio include the LXi, VXi and ZXi.

All variants of the Celerio gets a power steering as standard. However, only the LXi and VXi variants can be specified with the AMT. ZXi and ZXi Option variants make do with a 5 speed manual gearbox. Meanwhile, if you’re wondering about how the automated manual transmission on the Maruti Suzuki Celerio actually works, we have CarToq expert Roshun Povaiah deconstructing the AMT technology for you through this Youtube video. Jump straight in.


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