The new-gen Maruti Celerio is anticipated to be barely larger than the present mannequin, and is scheduled to launch throughout early-2021
Maruti Suzuki Celerio was launched in India again in 2014, and the car has remained largely unchanged since then. Now, nevertheless, there’s a new-generation mannequin within the works, which is anticipated to be a substantial enchancment over the current-gen mannequin, particularly when it comes to inside house, consolation, and tools.
The new-generation Celerio was initially scheduled to launch across the Diwali festive season, however sadly, the carmaker needed to delay these plans. Now, the brand new Celerio is anticipated to reach within the Indian market early subsequent yr. It might be based mostly on the ‘Heartect’ platform, which additionally underpins the Wagon-R, Ignis, and Swift. We count on the car to develop in dimensions in its new-gen avatar, which ought to enhance inside house as properly.
If you’re questioning how the 2021 Maruti Celerio would possibly appear like, then check out the image under. Here, we a digitally rendered picture, which imagines the next-generation mannequin based mostly on the accessible spy photos. This rendering has been created by Shoeb R. Kalania of IAB fame.
Here, we see that the aspect profile of the 2021 Celerio will bear resemblance to the current-gen mannequin. The bonnet appears to be a bit of flatter although, and the entrance bumper has additionally been redesigned. The headlamps and taillamps are new as properly, the C-pillar is now thicker on the base. The car has additionally been given a brand new set of dual-tone alloy wheels, which look a lot prettier than those on the present mannequin.
The next-gen Maruti Celerio is anticipated to hold ahead the identical powertrain because the outgoing mannequin – a 1.0-litre, naturally aspirated, inline-3 engine, which might belt out 67 HP of peak energy and 90 Nm of max torque. This motor will be paired with both a 5-speed guide or a 5-speed AMT. There’s a CNG variant additionally accessible, which might solely be had with a guide gearbox.
Upon launch, the 2021 Maruti Celerio is anticipated to be priced between Rs. 4.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). It will proceed to rival the likes of Tata Tiago, Hyundai Santro, and even the Maruti Wagon-R.