by IANS |
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday launched compact hatchback 'New Celerio', calling the new vehicle India's "most fuel-efficient petrol car".
According to the company, the all-new Celerio offers a mileage of 26.68 km per litre.
The vehicle has been priced between Rs 4.99 lakh and Rs 6.94 lakh.
It is powered by next-generation Dual Jet, Dual VVT K-Series engine with 'Idle Start-Stop' technology.
"The Indian automobile industry has witnessed an unprecedented shift owing to the pandemic which has given a special impetus to the need for personal mobility. India is primarily a small car market, with nearly 46 per cent of total passenger vehicle sales contributed by the hatchbacks," Maruti Suzuki India Managing Director and CEO, Kenichi Ayukawa, said.
"As a leading car manufacturer, it is our responsibility to drive the revival of the automobile industry. With the all-new Celerio, we endeavour to boost the most important passenger vehicle segment in the country."