Maruti Suzuki has launched the Celerio in the BS6 S-CNG avatar at the starting price of INR 560,900 ex-showroom, Delhi. The new BS6 compliant Celerio S-CNG is offered in two trim variant trims VXI and VXI (O). The brand has also launched the commercial variant Celerio ‘Tour H2 BS6 CNG’ for a fleet taxi at the price of INR 536,800 ex-showroom, Delhi.
Maruti Suzuki at the 15th edition of the Auto Expo 2020 announced the brand’s CNG and Hybrid line-up under the brand’s ‘Mission Green Million’ theme which promotes the brand’s efforts towards a greener and eco-friendly technology. The new S-CNG vehicles are also aligned with the Govt. of India’s vision of enhancing the share of natural gas in the energy basket of the country to 15% by the year 2030 from the current 6.2%. The Government of India is also increasing CNG connectivity and has installed 477 CNG stations on average in the last year showing of 56% growth, as compared to the 156 stations average in the last 5 years.
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio S-CNG is powered by a BS6 compliant K10B series 998cc three-cylinder liquid-cooled 12-valve aluminium type engine that produces 68 PS of power and 90 Nm of torque matched to a 5-speed manual transmission and an optional AMT unit.
In terms of styling, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio hatchback features a black meshed grille that extends up to the halogen headlight units, a wide lower air dam, rounded wheel arches, character lines on the shoulders and lower parts of the doors, combination tail lamps etc.
The Maruti Suzuki Celerio S-CNG is the seventh car in the brand’s CNG-powered car portfolio including Alto, WagonR, Eeco, Tour S, Ertiga and Super Carry.
All the Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles are factory fitted kits and feature dual interdependent ECUs (Electronic Control Units) and intelligent injection systems and are specially tuned and calibrated to deliver optimum performance and driveability. The factory-fitted CNG kits benefit from Maruti Suzuki’s warranty as well as the brand’s convenience of service network across India.
The BS6 Maruti Suzuki Celerio S-CNG VXI is priced at INR 560,900 ex-showroom, Delhi while the BS6 Celerio S-CNG VXI (O) id priced at INR 568,000 ex-showroom, Delhi.