Why this new name was being awarded to it? Because the Japanese feel that significantly improved products that is why it must deserve a new name. This is contrary to the Australian way of thinking; we like to hold onto car names in a loving manner. Though, of course, we expect the designers and engineers to work on courses of constant improvement.
Changing from Alto to Celerio is a move that’s probably unpopular with the Australian importers, though they are too polite to say so. They will have to work hard to let people know how good the newly named model is – fortunately this will not be difficult.
Features of Suzuki Celrio:
Suzuki Celerio is the small car full of work you expect in a large car. It is light i weight, agile and economical enough to be a great, quick city run about, but boasts the interior design, modern features and storage capacity to be so much more. Loaded with Suzuki small-car know-how, the Celerio is perfectly suited to the urban environment.
Suzuki bills itself as “the small car expert”, and it isn’t hard to see why; for the past few years, its range has consisted almost entirely of small cars. The Celerio fits that mold, and is a replacement for the Alto city car and Splash mini-MPV.
It is tall, upright styling, pretty and straight-laced. it is unlikely appeal to buyers looking for smart, quirky hatchback like the Renault Twingo or Fiat 500. However, Suzuki has loaded it with equipment and space in the hope of tempting customers who might otherwise pick aHyundai i10 or Skoda Citigo.
- Price From $12,990
- Thirst 4.7L/100km, 108g/km CO2 Tank 35L
- Safety 4-star ANCAP
- Seats 4
- Warranty 3 years/100,000km
- Service Interval 12 months/15,000km
- Engine 0.998L 3-cyl unleaded, 50kW/90Nm
- Transmission 5-speed manual, FWD
- Spare space saver/temporary
- Turning circle 9.4m diameter
- Dimensions 3600mm (L), 1600mm (W), 1540mm (H)