Maruti Swift Vs Celerio – Who Should Buy What?

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  • Maruti Swift is priced from Rs 5.92 – 8.85 Lakh*
  • Maruti Celerio is priced from Rs 5.92 – 8.85 Lakh*

Maruti Suzuki has undoubtedly been the king of small cars and has always dominated the passenger vehicle segment in India for years with its extensive portfolio of hatchbacks. Maruti Suzuki Swift is one of the most popular models in the brand’s line-up. Meanwhile, the Celerio got a generation change in November 2011. Since there’s a price overlap between both the models, our Maruti Swift vs Celerio comparison will help you choose the right car for yourself.

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Maruti Swift vs Celerio Comparison
Maruti Swift vs Celerio Comparison

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Maruti Swift vs Celerio Price & Specs

The Maruti Celerio in India is priced from Rs 5.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) while the range-topping version is priced at Rs 7 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). On the other hand, the Swift price starts from Rs 5.92 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This makes the Celerio ZXi variant around Rs. 2000 more expensive than the entry level Swift LXi. The Celerio comes with a 1.0L 3-cylinder K-series engine that produces 68 PS and 90 Nm of peak torque. The claimed mileage figures stand at around 26 kmpl with either the 5-speed manual transmission or AMT technology. The standard safety setup includes ABS with EBD, dual airbags, seat belt pre-tensioners, reverse parking sensors, speed warning, etc.  

The Maruti Swift is not only longer and wider when compared to the Celerio, but also offers a better in-cabin experience and boasts a longer list of features. In addition to this, it also boasts a bigger and a more powerful petrol engine that churns our a peak power and torque output of 89 Ps and 113 Nm respectively. Likewise, both manual as well AMT options are on offer for the buyers. Just like the Celerio, the new Swift is also offered with a Bi-Fuel CNG powertrain option. The safety equipment however is at par with the Celerio and both the cars score equally in this department.

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The second-gen Maruti Celerio carries a 3D organic sculpted design. This makes it look fresh from every angle. The major changes include a new radiant front grille which is slightly reminiscent of the Baleno sedan, droplet-style tail lamps, and new 15-inch black alloy wheels. The Celerio is offered with two powertrain options including petrol and Bi-Fuel CNG.

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As far as the exteriors are concerned, the front fascia of the Celerio has a bold and detailed presence, with a large bumper with space for the fog lamps, bold clear-lens headlamps, and a chrome grille with Suzuki insignia. The contours have been added to the front fender from the rear. This draws a lot of attention to the side profile. Likewise, a number of updates can be seen inside. The car now comes with a dual-tone (black/beige) colour scheme, new touchscreen infotainment system, electrically adjustable ORVMs, and a more spacious and comfortable seating experience.