2022 Maruti Celerio Launch
With the launch of the 2022 Celerio, the cumulative sales for the hatchback has crossed 6 lakh

The asking price of the 2022 Maruti Celerio CNG is Rs. 95,000/- higher than the corresponding petrol variant

Maruti Suzuki has launched the CNG variant of the 2022 Celerio at a price of Rs. 6,58,000/- (ex-showroom, Delhi), today.

Available in a single VXi trim, the S-CNG Celerio costs Rs. 45,000/- and Rs. 95,000/- more than the petrol-powered VXi AGS and VXi 5-speed manual variants.

For the additional price, 2022 Maruti Celerio CNG is fitted with a 60-litre CNG tank (water filling capacity) from factory and dual interdependent Electronic Control Units (ECUs) and an ‘intelligent’ injection system.

The Dual Jet, Dual VVT K-Series 1.0-litre engine powering the 2022 Celerio CNG produces 41.7 kW or 56 BHP at 5300 RPM and 82.1 Nm at 3400 RPM. It delivers a claimed fuel economy figure of 35.60 km/kg and is mated to a 5-speed manual.

2022 Maruti Celerio CNG Price
The CNG variant of the previous generation Celerio contributed over 30 percent to the car’s sales

When the same motor is fed with petrol, it makes a maximum of 64.4 BHP or 48 kW at 5500 RPM and 89 Nm of peak torque at 3500 RPM. As is known, the petrol-only version of the hatchback does 26.68 km/l of petrol in VXi AGS guise.

Maruti Suzuki has the largest portfolio of CNG cars (with factory-fitted kits) in India. The top automaker of the nation has thus far sold around 9.50 lakh units of its S-CNG range of vehicles.

The company claims that in India, it has seen its CNG sales improve with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22 percent in the past 5 years.