As the automobile market in India is witnessing normalcy, several car manufacturers are all set launch their upcoming vehicles. Country’s leading automaker Maruti Suzuki is all prepared to launch the new-generation of Maruti Suzuki Celerio in November. With the introduction of the new Celerio, Maruti Suzuki is expected to strengthen its hold in the automotive market.
Even though the popular hatchback was planned for launch earlier in 2021, it has been postponed numerous times due to Covid-19 pandemic related issues. There have been numerous enhancements in the upgraded Celerio in comparison to its predecessor.
The pre-booking of the new-generation Celerio has already started at various Maruti Suzuki dealerships through a token amount of Rs 5,000- Rs 11,000. If the users want to cancel the booking, they will be refunded.
Changes in the 2021 Maruti Celerio
The next generation Maruti Celerio car will be built on Suzuki’s lightweight Heartect architecture which is different from the existing platform. It is expected to make the new Celerio stronger, lighter and safer than its predecessor.
According to various spy images the Maruti Celerio 2021 will be offered in angular design instead the usual square design. Some of the key features of the hatchback will be a flattened oval-shaped grille with a honeycomb pattern.
While the front bumper will have minimal lines, the headlamps will be triangular-shaped with rounded corners. A thin chrome bar connects both the headlights. The car also gets newly designed wraparound LED tail lamps.
The new-generation Celerio will be powered by a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine which is similar to its predecessor. It generates a power of 69 bhp and a maximum torque of torque of 90 Nm.
It is also expected that the carmaker may introduce the 1.2-litre petrol engine from the WagonR in the new Celerio. This engine churns out a power of 82 bhp and maximum torque of 113Nm. An option for 5-speed manual as well as 5-speed AMT gearbox will also be offered. The new Celerio will be offered in petrol or CNG.
In terms of interior the car gets an upgrade as well. The new Celerio generation will support SmartPlay infotainment system along with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The key features of the 2021 Maruti Celerio might include a new centre console, multi information display, multi-function steering wheel, electrically adjustable ORVMs, dual front airbags, new upholstery, keyless entry, reverse parking sensors, and ABS with EBD.