Date: August 20, 2014
Maruti Suzuki all New 800 CC Diesel Engine to powered its hatch cars - Celerio and Wagon R
Maruti Suzuki to turn around the Automobile Game Plan by introducing its smallest Diesel Engine in 800 CC Capacity
To make it further strong in Entry Hatch Segment - an All New 800CC Diesel Engine is expected to power all New Celerio by January 2015 and then later Wagon R by end of March 2015. This will make them most affordable Diesel Hatch in India.
With 2/3rd of sales commanded by hatchbacks and increasing fuel prices - there emerges a need for entry segment diesel cars which are fuel efficient and yet affordable. Wagon R and Celerio Diesel will work on USP of :- Affordable Pricing, Lowest Running Cost for Cars and Top Notch After Sales and Service Network.
Some of the key highlights of all New Diesel Engine
» All New 800 CC Diesel Engine in 2 Cylinder - to be Smallest Diesel Engine in India
» Peak Power Output will be at best close to 50 PS Power with Peak Torque close to 130 - 135 NM
» Will come with First in Segment 'Idling Stop' and 'Eco Cool Technology' for enhanced fuel efficiency
» Its going to be most fuel efficient diesel car with Mileage to cross 30 Kmpl in Diesel - making running cost at best in Industry at under Rs. 2 per Km
» Price will be other Key Point - Expected to be priced - at Rs. 70,000 to 80,000 higher than already economical Petrol Model Variants
» Wagon R Ldi & Celerio LDI Diesel - expected to begin from Rs. 4.5 Lakh with Vdi Diesel around Rs. 4.75 Lakh and Celerio Zdi Diesel at 5 Lakh & Top of Line Zdi Option Diesel with ABS & Dual Airbags at close to 5.5 Lakh
» To Most Likely Estimates - the car will be offered in Manual Transmission and AMT Diesel will be offered only once the deliverable capacity of Celerio AMT increases to match the demand in the market
Expected Launch Date - basis estimates -
» All New Celerio Diesel in October 2014
» Wagon R Diesel in Early 2015 in India.
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