Please Tell Us Your City

Knowing your city will help us provide relevant content to you.

Sorry! No matching results found. Try again.Error Identifying Your Location.
Ad

Spec Comparison: Hyundai Santro Magna CNG Vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio VXI (O) CNG

November 01, 2018, 05:35 PM IST by Venkat Desirazu
Spec Comparison: Hyundai Santro Magna CNG Vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio VXI (O) CNG

Alternate fuels seem to be a new trend in the global car markets and while everyone is looking at electric cars as the future (which they are), the new hottie in India seems to CNG. Once looked down upon as it was and still is the fuel of the fleet market and public transport, today with fuel costs at an all-time high, CNG seems to have cropped up on the radar for people who want their cars to be lighter on their pockets.

In this new lot, two that have caught our attention are the newly launched Hyundai Santro and the Maruti Suzuki Celerio. They are entry-level B-segment models and are pretty much the new entry-points in the market. In this comparison we are looking at the Santro in the Magna CNG trim and the Celerio in the VXI (O) trim level. They are priced very similarly and have roughly the same level of features.

Exterior
Both these vehicles are mid-level trims so they don’t get all the bells and whistles that the model offers. The Santro is defined by its quirky looks, chrome rimmed face and tall boy looks. The Celerio on the other hand is a bit more subtle in terms of design and does not stand out as much as the Santro. It’s a safer design than the South Korean car with softer lines and lacks the tall boy appeal of the Santro.

Interior
The Celerio in the VXI (O) CNG gets all four power windows, dual front airbags and ABS with EBD. In the case of the Santro, you get only a driver’s airbag but there are rear AC vents and ABS with EBD. Otherwise both cars have a very similar layout and since their dimensions are the same, they offer similar levels of interior space too.

Engine and gearbox
The Santro’s motor is a 1.1-litre four-cylinder unit and with CNG power it produces 58bhp/84Nm and is offered with a five-speed manual. The Celerio’s engine is a 1.0-litre three-cylinder unit producing 59bhp/78Nm and is offered with a five-speed unit. The all-important ARAI-specified fuel efficiency for the Celerio is 31.79kmpl per kg of CNG while for the Santro it is 30.5km per kg of CNG.

Pricing
The Santro in this Magna CNG trim is priced at Rs 5.24 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi) while the Maruti Celerio in this VXI (O) CNG trim is priced at Rs 5.31 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). 
 

  • Hyundai
  • Maruti Suzuki
  • Santro
  • Hyundai Santro
  • Celerio
  • Maruti Suzuki Celerio
  • Santro Magna CNG
  • Celerio Vxi (O) CNG
  • FaceBook Logo
  • Twitter Logo
  • Email Logo
Show CommentsHide Comments
Ad

Maruti Suzuki Celerio Price in India

CityOn-Road Prices
Mumbai₹ 5.12 Lakhs onwards
Bangalore₹ 5.18 Lakhs onwards
New Delhi₹ 4.7 Lakhs onwards
Pune₹ 5.09 Lakhs onwards
Hyderabad₹ 5.1 Lakhs onwards
Ahmedabad₹ 4.87 Lakhs onwards
Chennai₹ 5.18 Lakhs onwards
Kolkata₹ 4.89 Lakhs onwards
Chandigarh₹ 4.87 Lakhs onwards
  • Upcoming Cars

Audi New A6Audi New A6

24th Oct 2019

50L - ₹ 60L
Tata Tiago FaceliftTata Tiago Facelift

Oct 2019

4L - ₹ 7L
Nissan Leaf EVNissan Leaf EV

Oct 2019

30L - ₹ 35L
Mahindra e20 NXTMahindra e20 NXT

Oct 2019

6L - ₹ 8L
Honda HR-VHonda HR-V

Oct 2019

12L - ₹ 16L
All Upcoming Cars
Ask the experts1800 2090 230Mon-Fri (9 AM - 8 PM)
Sat (9 AM - 5:30 PM)
Sun (9 AM - 7 PM)
Toll free

Select your city to avail offers

Currently available only in