Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Hyundai i10

The entry-level hatchback car segment is the toughest segment in India. Almost every car company wants to rule this segment. Currently Hyundai i10 is the king of this segment, but Maruti is ready to give a fight with its new offering, Maruti Suzuki Celerio.

Here is the comparison of Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Hyundai i10.

Maruti Suzuki is the current leader of car market in India, but Hyundai is approaching very fast to cement its position. Maruti Suzuki had launched the Celerio at Auto Expo 2014. Maruti Suzuki Celerio comes in both manual transmission and auto Transmission. The revolutionary Auto Gear shift ‘EZ Drive’ gives same fuel efficiency as in manual gear shift.

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Hyundai i10 has a beautiful exterior and interior, superb performance and fuel efficiency. The Hyundai i10 has been ruling the Indian roads since its launch in 2008.

The exterior features of the Celerio include ORVM-turn indicators, sporty alloy wheels, and front fog lamps. The design is based on new CICO Styling i.e. Curve In The Curve Out Styling. This lends it a sculpted aero dynamical look.

The i10 boasts of an aggressive front look, sporty side and robust rear profile. The wraparound headlamps not only improve styling, but also boast safety with enhanced visibility. The sleek and elongated rear combination lamp adds to the rear styling and improves visibility. Other exterior features include 2-tone chrome grille, rear bumper with reflectors, roof antenna, waistline moulding and full wheel cover.

The interior of the Celerio has been designed to maximize space and comfort. It gives you a roomy cabin, spacious headroom, legroom and shoulder-room and a large boot space. An option of a 60:40 split flexibility in the rear seats increases the luggage capacity. The car has large boot space of around 235 litres and a lot of utility spaces.

When it comes to the interiors, the Hyundai car does have an edge over its competitor. The 2-tone beige and brown interior color combination looks really good. The blue Interior illumination, center console mounted gear shift lever and metallic touches at multiple places like centre fascia, inside door handles make the interior premium.

The Celerio is powered by 998 cc K10B petrol engine which gives maximum power of 68 PS @ 6000 rpm and maximum torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The engine is mated with 5 Manual Transmission or Auto Gear shift.

The Hyundai i10 is powered by 1.1 iRDE2 petrol engine that delivers an excellent pickup and power of 69 PS. The engine is mated with a 5-speed Gearbox. The Hyundai i10 gives a mileage of 20 kmpl.

The Celerio has a price tag of Rupees 3.76 to 4.79 lakhs, while the prices of i10 range from Rupees 3.66 to 4.70 lakhs.

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