The Celerio is one of the recents from Maruti and has been in the market with just the petrol variants the usp of this car is the AMT .
However this is not about the AMT again , this time it is about the engine upgrades being brought in. The Diesel engine to be fitted under the same skin is a 800 cc engine. Maruti has began the production and the launch is could happen this May
This 800cc small capacity diesel engine will churn out a maximum power output of 58bhp and a peak torque of 150Nm. Return an impressive 30kmpl of mileage, the Celerio diesel will become the country’s most fuel efficient vehicle. Transmitting power to the front wheels of the car will be a 5-speed manual transmission that is also found in the petrol model of the hatchback. That said, the diesel model may not get the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT).
Expected to be priced around Rs. 80,000 more than the petrol model, the Celerio diesel will take on the likes of Chevrolet Beat.