Know Maruti Suzuki Celerio aka Suzuki A-Wind aka Suzuki YL7 hatchback’s expected launch date, price, mileage, engine options, dimensions, power and more.
Maruti Suzuki India will unveil a new compact hatchback (codenamed as YL7) at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo. The production-ready version of Suzuki A-Wind Concept will be named as Celerio. This is the same name which Suzuki currently used for Alto/A-Star in several international markets. Maruti Suzuki Celerio will replace the A-Star and Estilo hatchbacks in the market. Let’s talk in detail about the country’s most awaited compact hatchback..
Q1: Tell me about New generation Maruti A-Star/ Celerio engine options?
Ans: The new A-Star or Celerio will carry over the same 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine that develops 67bhp of power and 90Nm of top torque. This model will be made available in both manual and CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) gearbox.
Q2: What is the on-road and ex-showroom price of Suzuki A-Wind concept aka Celerio in India?
Ans: The hatchback is expected to be around Rs. 20,000 to 30,000 costlier than the existing A-Star. So, it is likely to be priced around Rs. 3.90 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh. The on-road price of this model will be around 4.4-5.5 lakh.
Q3: What are the dimensions of the new A-Wind and Celerio hatchback?
Ans: The Maruti Suzuki Celerio measures 3600mm x 1600mm x 1540mm (length x width x height), and has a long wheelbase of 2425mm.
Q4: Does Suzuki Celerio come in automatic transmission gearbox?
Ans: Yes, Maruti YL7 hatchback will get the 4-speed automatic transmission gearbox, which currently fitted to the A-Star.
Q5: What is the launch date of Suzuki Celerio aka YL7 hatchback?
Ans: This hatchback will be unveiled at the 2014 Delhi Motor Show. The exact launch date of the car is yet to be revealed, but we expect it to be launched either during the event or right after that.
Q6: Tell me about the power of new Maruti YL7 hatchback or A-Wind?
Ans: Under the hood, the hatchback will get a 1.0-litre, 998cc, 3-cylinder petrol mill that churns out a maximum power output of 67bhp and 90Nm of peak torque.
Q7: What is the mileage of Suzuki Celerio or YL7 hatchback in City and highway?
Ans: Suzuki Celerio is likely to be more fuel efficient than existing the A-Star hatchback. We expect it to offer a mileage of around 17-18kmpl in city and around 20-21kmpl on highways.
Q8: What is the fuel tank capacity of new Maruti Suzuki Celerio aka YL7 hatchback?
Ans: The fuel tank capacity of YL7 hatchback will be around 35 litres.