Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Hyundai Santro - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Hyundai Santro - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which A-segment hatchback is better: Maruti Suzuki Celerio or Hyundai Santro? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Hyundai Santro

Celerio vs Santro | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

CELERIO VS SANTRO | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Hyundai Santro

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

LXI

Rs. 4.99

Era Exe

Rs. 4.77

VXI

Rs. 5.63

Magna

Rs. 5.23

ZXI

Rs. 5.94

Sportz

Rs. 5.60

ZXI+

Rs. 6.44

Asta

Rs. 5.98

Maruti Suzuki Celerio’s prices start from Rs. 4.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 6.44 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Hyundai Santro petrol manual prices start from Rs. 4.77 lakh and go up to Rs. 5.98 lakh.

CELERIO VS SANTRO | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Hyundai Santro

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

VXI

Rs. 6.13

Magna

Rs. 5.72

ZXI

Rs. 6.44

Sportz

Rs. 6.00

ZXI+

Rs. 6.94

Asta

Rs. 6.45

For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Celerio prices start from Rs. 6.13 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Celerio petrol automatic is Rs. 50,000 more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Santro starts at Rs. 5.72 lakh. Hyundai Santro petrol automatic is Rs. 49,000 more expensive than the manual.

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Celerio vs Santro | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Maruti Suzuki Celerio is 3695mm long, 1655mm wide and 1555mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2435mm. The Maruti Suzuki Celerio has a boot space of 313 litres. The Hyundai Santro measures 3610mm in length, 1645mm in width and 1560mm in height. The wheelbase of Hyundai Santro is 2400mm and it has a boot space of 235 litres.

CELERIO VS SANTRO | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Difference

Hyundai Santro

Length (mm)

3695

85

3610

Width (mm)

1655

10

1645

Height (mm)

1555

5

1560

Wheelbase (mm)

2435

35

2400

Boot Space (litre)

313

78

235

Ground Clearance(mm)

170

10

160

Fuel Tank (litre)

32

3

35

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

165/70 R14

-

155/80 R13

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

175/60 R15

-

165/70 R14

Dimension Review

In terms of dimensions, the Celerio is a larger car than the Santro. So, it will have a better road presence than the Santro. The Celerio also has a slightly better ground clearance and is a fair bit longer than the Santro too. It also has a bigger boot space, bigger wheels, wider tyres and a longer wheelbase. So, clearly, the Celerio comes across as a better option than the Santro.

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Celerio vs Santro | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

CELERIO VS SANTRO | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE


Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Hyundai Santro

Engine

1.0L Petrol

1.1L Petrol

Displacement

998 cc

1086 cc

Cylinder

3

3

Maximum Power

67PS @ 5500rpm

69PS @ 5500rpm

Peak Torque

89Nm @ 3500rpm

99Nm @ 4500rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

24.97 - 25.23kmpl

20kmpl

Automatic Transmission

5-speed AMT

5-speed AMT

Automatic FE

26.0 - 26.68kmpl

20kmpl


Celerio Petrol vs Santro Petrol

Maruti Suzuki Celerio 1.0L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 67PS of maximum power and 89Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Celerio petrol manual has a mileage of 24.97 - 25.23kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 26.0 - 26.68kmpl.

Hyundai Santro 1.1L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 69PS of maximum power and 99Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Santro petrol manual has a mileage of 20kmpl with manual as well as automatic transmission.

Petrol Engine Review

The Santro has more power and torque than the Celerio but it’s mileage figure is considerably lower than the Celerio.

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Celerio vs Santro | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of Celerio are:

  • Push button start

  • Front Fog lamps

  • 15-inch black alloy wheels

  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

  • Remote keyless entry

  • Engine Start/Stop

  • Front & Rear Power Windows

  • Steering mounted controls

  • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs w/ turn indicators

  • Rear defogger

  • Auto start/stop

  • Rear wiper & washer

Notable top features of Santro are:

  • Speed sensitive auto door lock

  • Front Fog lamps

  • 14-inch steel wheels w/ wheel covers

  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

  • Remote keyless entry

  • Steering mounted controls

  • Rear AC vents

  • Rear parking camera

  • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs w/ turn indicators

  • Rear defogger

  • Rear wiper & washer

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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