The new Maruti Suzuki Celerio is likely to be built on the Suzuki’s new generation Heartect platform that also underpins Maruti Suzuki S-Presso, Swift and the WagonR.


The next-gen Maruti Suzuki Celerio will get SmartPlay infotainment system

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The next-gen Maruti Suzuki Celerio will get SmartPlay infotainment system
The new Maruti Suzuki Celerio will be a very crucial product for Maruti Suzuki India, which is currently under development. The new-generation hatchback is expected to go on sale in the country next year. The test vehicles have been spotted recently on a couple of instances. In a recent development, a heavily camouflaged prototype model of the next-gen Maruti Celerio yet again has been spied up-close while on test. Apart from the exterior details, the latest set of leaked images give a clear glimpse of the interior.

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The new Maruti Suzuki Celerio will be built on Suzuki’s Heartect platform

The leaked images also give a closer look to the cabin which is fully draped under camouflaged concealing key details. However, a closer look at the picture suggests that the car will get a new interior design, new centre console, new upholstery, new features and SmartPlay infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It is expected to get features like multi-functional steering wheel, multi-information display, electrically adjustable ORVMs, keyless entry, dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors and more.

As seen in the spy images, the pre-production version of the Celerio looks slightly bigger with a longer wheelbase and higher ground clearance. The test vehicle reveals a redesigned front profile with a new grille with new headlamps. The prototype appears to be a base model featuring steel rims. It also gets a new pair of taillights with LED signature styling, redesigned rear bumper and well-designed tailgate. The car could employ Suzuki’s new generation Heartect platform that also underpins Maruti S-Presso, Swift and the WagonR.

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The upcoming next-gen Maruti Suzuki Celerio hatchback could be bigger than the outgoing model

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The hatchback was first introduced in our market in 2014 followed by a mid-life facelift in 2017. The car has been in business for around six years, and it has witnessed a decent amount of success despite the rising competition in the space. The Indo-Japanese carmaker believes this is the right time to introduce the all-new Celerio. Interestingly, it was the first model to come with Automated Manual Transmission that brought the convenience of an AMT with an affordable price tag.

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Mechanically, the new generation Maruti Celerio hatchback will be powered by the same BS6-compliant 1.0-litre triple-cylinder K10B petrol engine. The motor develops 66 bhp and 90 Nm of power figures. Transmission options will include a five-speed manual and an optional five-speed AMT unit. Moreover, the CNG variants are also likely on the cards.

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