2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio's debut delayed due to components shortage
Maruti Suzuki has reportedly postponed the launch of its new-generation Celerio hatchback to the end of this year. The delay is due to the shortage of electrical components. Notably, this is the second time that its launch has been deferred. The upcoming Celerio will likely get a redesigned fascia, an updated cabin, and two petrol engine choices. Here's our roundup.
The 2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio will be based on the HEARTECT platform and feature a compact profile with a black grille, a sleek chrome strip connecting the headlamps, a muscular bonnet, and a wide air dam. On the sides, it will be flanked by black B-pillars, body-colored ORVMs, and 14-inch alloy wheels. There should be a window wiper and new taillamps on the rear.
The 2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio will be offered with a 1.0-liter petrol motor that makes 67hp/91Nm and a 1.2-liter petrol mill that delivers 82hp/113Nm. Transmission duties will be handled by a 5-speed manual or an AMT gearbox.
The 2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio shall have a spacious 5-seater cabin with automatic climate control, steering-mounted controls, and rear parking sensors. It is also expected to pack a touchscreen infotainment panel with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. For the passengers' safety, the car should provide two airbags, a rear-view camera, and ABS with EBD.
The new-generation Maruti Suzuki Celerio will carry a premium over the current-generation model, which is priced in the range of Rs. 4.65-6 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom). It is now said to debut by the end of this year.