The all-new Celerio was launched last year in November. The new CNG variant called Celerio VXi CNG is priced at Rs 6,58,000.
The carmaker said that the introduction of the CNG variant of Celerio will further strengthen the company’s green portfolio in the country.
The Celerio CNG variant is powered by next generation Dual Jet, Dual VVT K-Series 1.0L engine and delivers a company-claimed mileage of 35.60 km/kg. It has CNG tank capacity of 60 litres (water filling capacity).
“Maruti Suzuki has been a pioneer in the country to offer factory-fitted CNG cars. We have the largest portfolio of 8 green models on the road and have sold around 9,50,000 S-CNG vehicles. Owning a factory fitted S-CNG vehicle comes with standard warranty benefits and convenience of Maruti Suzuki’s service network spread across India, that our customers find very comforting. With green mobility in focus, we have witnessed 22% CAGR increase in our CNG sales in the past five years. This is a testimony to the customers accepting technologically advanced, eco-friendly, and safe CNG mobility solutions,” said Shashank Srivastava, senior executive director (marketing & sales), Maruti Suzuki India.
He also said that the S-CNG variant in the previous generation Celerio comprised 30% of total sales.