Indian Auto Expo 2014: Maruti finally launches Celerio hatchback at Rs 3.9 lakhs

After a lot of teasing and showing ads on TV, numerouno automobile manufacturer, Maruti has unveiled its latest hatchback. Dubbed as Celerio, the car was much-awaited as the manufacturer has already started its booking.

Special features of Maruti Celerio

EZ Drive

The Maruti Celerio is the first car in the budget segment with Auto Gear Shift giving users freedom to drive easily without bothering to press clutch for changing gears. The car automatically changes clutch operation with the help of an electronic control unit.

EZ Technology

The car is powered by K-Next engine which offers flatter engine torque with drive by wire technology. This results in improved performance and better fuel efficiency.

EZ Style

The hatchback gets a bold and curvy design which the company is calling as CICO, i.e. Curve in Curve out styling.

EZ Space and EZ Gizmos

The car is also beautiful from the inside offering good space and comfort. Thanks to Xpan Design, the rear seats have flexibility to move giving more space for the luggage at the back.

It also gets built-in audio player with Bluetooth support and steering mounted audio controls. The dashboard also has multiple information on display.

Maruti Celerio Interiors

Specifications of Maruti Celerio

  • Dimensions of 3,600 x 1,600 x 1,560mm
  • Overall weight of 1,250kg
  • 1,000 cc, 3 cylinder K10B petrol engine
  • Output of 68 bhp and torque of 90NM
  • Electronic power steering
  • Available with 5 manual transmission gears or automatic gear shift
  • Boot capacity of 235 litres
  • Fuel tank capacity of 35 litres
  • Mileage of 23.1 kmpl

Pricing and availability information of MarutiCelerio

The car is available in several variants and three trims- Lxi, Vxi and Zxi. Zxi is the top end model, but only comes in manual mode, while others are available in both manual and automatic mode. The starting price of Maruticelerio is Rs 3.90 lakhs in ex-showroom Delhi.

Maruti Celerio

The car will replace Maruti’s A-Star and Estilo car and its affordable pricing definitely makes it a contender for top cars under Rs 5 lakh.