Maruti Celerio VXI, VXI(O) CNG BS 6 Launched


Maruti Suzuki India Limited have updated the Celerio CNG variants to BS 6 at an additional cost of Rs. 30,000.

Maruti Suzuki has launched the Celerio BS 6 in India. The transition for them begin last year only with Baleno and others followed as well. After Alto 800, Ertiga, Wagon R and Eeco CNG, the Celerio becomes the 5th BS 6 Compliant CNG vehicle.

celerio tour h2 2020
Celerio Tour H2 CNG

Like before, Celerio CNG BS 6 is available in VXI and VXI(O) but whats changed is the price. The price hike from BS 4 to BS 6 is Rs. 30,000 but when compared to the equivalent petrol variants, the CNG trims costs Rs. 81,000 more than them. Maruti Suzuki has also launched a Tour variant for fleet purposes in the form of Tour H2 at a price sticker of Rs. 5.37 Lakhs.

Celerio CNG is powered by 1.0 litre 3 cylinder petrol engine which makes 59 BHP and 78 NM of peak torque. The mileage in this transition from BS 4 to BS 6 has come down from 31.76 km/kg to 30.47 km/kg.

Celerio CNG Engine specs
Engine1.0 L 3 Cylinder K10B Petrol
Power59 BHP @ 6000 RPM
Torque78 NM @ 3500 RPM
Transmission5 speed MT
Fuel Efficiency 30.47 km/kg

Price difference between VXI / VXI (O) Petrol and VXI / VXI(O) CNG trims:

Maruti Celerio Petrol BS6Maruti Celerio CNG BS6Price Difference
VXIRs. 4.80 lakhRs. 5.61 lakhRs. 81,000
VXI (O)Rs. 4.87 lakhRs. 5.68 lakhRs. 81,000
Tour H2Rs. 5.37 lakh

Maruti Suzuki has made CNG available with only VXI and VX(O) trims. Other trims are reserved for the petrol engine.

Maruti Celerio VXI CNG Features

  • Exterior – Body coloured bumpers, outside door handles, ORVMs, front chrome grille
  • Interior – Day / Night IRVM, integrated rear seat hearest
  • Comfort – 60:40 Split rear seat, co driver side vanity mirror in sun visor, manual ac, front and rear power windows with driver side auto down, power steering, accessory socket
  • Safety – Central door locking, driver airbag, engine immobiliser, ABS, rear parking sensors, child proof rear door locks, speed alert system, pedestrian protection
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Maruti Celerio CNG Interior

Maruti Celerio VXI(O) CNG Features

  • Safety – 2 airbags, front seatbelt pre tensioner and force limiter

Maruti Celerio Tour H2 Video Review

Here is the complete price list of Maruti Celerio BS 6:

Celerio PetrolCelerio CNG
LXI₹4.41 L
LXI (O)₹ 4.5 L
Tour H2 ₹ 5.37 L
VXI₹ 4.8 L₹ 5.61 L
VXI (O)₹ 4.87 L₹ 5.68 L
VXI AGS₹ 5.23 L
VXI (O) AGS₹ 5.3 L
ZXI₹ 5.06 L
ZXI (O)₹ 5.46 L
ZXI AGS₹ 5.49 L
ZXI (O) AGS₹ 5.58 L

Maruti Suzuki Celerio petrol prices starts from Rs. 4.41 Lakhs for the base LXI trim with the top end ZXI (O) AGS costing Rs. 5.58 Lakhs (Ex Showroom) while CNG falls between the price territory of Rs. 5.37 Lakhs and Rs. 5.68 Lakhs.

Maruti Celerio vs Santro CNG Comparison

Engine SpecsCelerio CNGSantro CNG
Engine1.0 L K10B Petrol-CNG1.1 L Epsilon Petrol-CNG
No. Of Cylinders33
Displacement998 cc1086 cc
Power59 BHP @ 6000 RPM58 BHP @ 5500 RPM
Torque78 NM @ 3500 RPM84 NM @ 4500 RPM
Transmission5 speed MT5 Speed MT
Fuel Efficiency 30.47 km/kg30.48 km/kg
Fuel tank capacity60 L60 L
  • The Santro has a bigger petrol engine with more torque and just a bit better mileage than Celerio CNG
  • Celerio CNG produces 1 BHP of more power than the Sanntro CNG
  • Both of them gets a fuel tank of 60 litres

Celerio CNGSantro CNG
Price (Ex showroom)₹ 5.37 L – ₹ 5.68 L₹ 5.85 L – ₹ 6.2 L 

Clearly, the Maruti’s Celerio CNG trims are much cheaper than Santro’s Magna and Sportz CNG. The price difference between Celerio VXI CNG and Santro Magna CNG is Rs. 48,000 while Santro Sportz trims costs Rs. 54,000 more than VXI(O) CNG trim of Celerio.