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2017 (67) Suzuki Celerio 1.0 SZ2 5dr

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Digital clockDoor ajar warning lamp
Fuel consumption screenLights on warning
Low fuel level warning lightOutside temperature display


2 speakersDAB Digital radio

Exterior Features

Body colour bumpersBody colour door handles
Daytime running lightsElectric front windows
Front intermittent wipersHeadlamp levelling
Rear window demisterRear wiper

Interior Features

3 cupholders60/40 split folding rear seat
Accessory socketCloth upholstery
Driver's sun visor with vanity mirrorFront and rear door pockets
Front cupholders x 2Front head restraints
Gear shift indicatorHeight adjustable driver's seat
Isofix child seat preparationLuggage cover
Luggage hooksPollen filter
Tilt adjustable steering wheelTop tether anchor plate for isofix child seat

Passive Safety

3 point ELR front seat belts3 point rear seatbelts
ABS+EBD+Brake assistChildproof rear door locks
Curtain airbagsDriver seatbelt warning indicator
Driver/Front Passenger airbagsESP
Front seatbelt pretensioners with force limitersFront side airbags
Passenger seatbelt warning indicatorTyre pressure monitor


Central door lockingImmobiliser
Light - on and Key in reminderLocking wheel nuts


14" steel wheelsTyre repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO0.262CO2 (g/km)99
HC0.025Noise Level dB(A)77
NOx0.01Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC998Compression Ratio11.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders3
Cylinders - Bore (mm)73Cylinders - Stroke (mm)79.5
Gears5 SPEEDNumber of Valves12

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)65.7EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)76.3EC Urban (mpg)55.3


Badge Engine CC1.0Badge Power68
Coin SeriesSZ2Generation Mark1
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 077EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %61NCAP Child Occupant Protection %74
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 093NCAP Pedestrian Protection %68
NCAP Safety Assist %38Service Interval Frequency - Months12
Service Interval Mileage12500Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1


0 to 62 mph (secs)13.5Engine Power - BHP68
Engine Power - KW50Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT66
Engine Torque - MKG9.2Engine Torque - NM90
Engine Torque - RPM3500Top Speed96


Tyre Size Front165/65 R14Tyre Size Rear165/65 R14
Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KITWheel Type14" STEEL

Vehicle Dimensions


Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)35Gross Vehicle Weight1260
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)726Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)254
Max. Loading Weight425Max. Roof Load35
Max. Towing Weight - Braked400Minimum Kerbweight835
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb9.4
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Suzuki Celerio

By Jonathan Crouch


Today, so many tiny citycars cost the kind of money you might expect would buy you a larger supermini. Here's one that doesn't, Suzuki's Celerio. It was not only the most affordable model of its kind but also one of the cleanest, the most economical and the most spacious from its 2014-2019 period on sale. There are funkier alternatives, no question. But are there fundamentally better ones? That's what we're here to find out. Let's check this car out as a used buy.


There are very few brands who know more about small cars than Suzuki. Manufacturers who merely dabble in this sector usually produce trendy products prioritising style over substance. Those who specialise in little runabouts though, tend to deliver models like. well, like this one, Suzuki's Celerio, launched in 2014. You can see at a glance from the practical shape that a more sensible approach has been taken here - with the same kind of thinking prioritised when it comes to questions of price, power and equipment. Globally, this car did its part in making Suzuki an increasing force to be reckoned with. In India for example, thanks to this Celerio, the brand took over 40% of the entire market in this period, while in Japan, the company dominated the so-called 'Kei' car sector for models less than 3.4m long with engines under 660cc in size. This isn't a 'Kei' car of course. In the West, we like our city-sized models to be a bit bigger than that. We like them a bit pokier too, so the Celerio adopted the same kind of 1.0-litre three cylinder petrol engine format used by many of its rivals, the engineering highlight here being a 998cc Dualjet unit that delivers close to 80mpg and under 85g/km of CO2 (NEDC figures). Of equal interest for potential buyers will be the news that the boot is class-leadingly big, there's a strong standard of safety and prices will significantly undercut most major rivals. It should all sound very promising if you're one of those with a sensible approach to city car ownership. This car sold until 2019.

What You Get

Are you fed up with 'funky' small cars? Suzuki is. The Japanese maker acknowledges that there's a place for fashion-led little urban runabouts - it makes the Ignis to go up against models like the Toyota Aygo or the smart forfour. You sense though, that it can't quite see the point of them. In contrast, Suzuki's citycars have always been sensible and in 2014 this Celerio replaced two of the most practical models in the company's back catalogue, the affordable Alto and the slightly smarter Splash. It combines the virtues of those designs too, with the boxy, budget convenience of the Alto and the smart modern look of the Splash. The 'luggage space' part of this car's buying equation is explained by a simple but very effective piece of design at the back. This has nothing to do with anything you can see - like for example the chunky bumper and the V-shape made by the tapering tailgate - and everything to do with the stuff you can't - namely the torsion beam suspension housed beneath the floor. It was configured with what Suzuki calls 'flattened ends' that create a very low base for the cargo area. As a result, you get a near-class-leadingly practical 254-litres of luggage space. And 'practical' is a word that springs readily to mind on taking a seat at the front. Those graduating on from a spartan little Suzuki Alto might find it to be an upgrade but just about everyone else will see little but strong durability in the firm, utilitarian plastics. To be fair, a few efforts were made to brighten things a little, with silver trim framing the centre console and the air vents. Taking a seat in the rear can sometimes be a bit of a contorted process in a city car but here is aided by wide-opening doors you can pull out as far as 90-degrees. Once inside, the rear bench is, as advertised, pretty much as spacious as you'd expect to find in a supermini from the next class up. Importantly too, it offers three sets of belts in a class where nearly every other city car rival provides only two.

What to Look For

We struggled to find any owner with a bad word to say about their Celerio. One had a clutch disintegrate; that was about it. There was a well publicised braking system with early versions (caused through a faulty brake pedal) but this was quickly fixed. There was also a recall for models made between January and February 2018 relating to an bracket in the front seats not being correctly fitted which might cause a side airbag malfunction. Otherwise, there shouldn't be too much to worry about. Look out for the usual scratched alloy wheels, parking scratches and dents and signs of child damage in the back. And favour cars that have a properly stamped-up service history.

Replacement Parts

(approx prices based on a 2018 Celerio 1.0 Dualjet ex VAT) An oil filter costs around £4-£7. An air filter is around £11-£13. You could pay in the £17 to £31 bracket for front pads. You'll pay around £8-£15 for a thermostat and a pollen filter will sit in the £3-£10 bracket. Wiper blades cost between £3 and £10.

On the Road

The Celerio is fun to drive thanks to firm but supple suspension and willing, thrumy 1.0-litre three cylinder petrol engine. This unit comes in either standard guise or in more frugal Dualjet form. Either way, there's 68PS on offer, enough for this normally aspirated powerplant to get you to 62mph in 14.0s on the way to 96mph. Go for the standard 1.0-litre model and town-bound folk can choose the option of AGS automatic transmission. Out on the open road, the steering's not especially feelsome, but its lightness is a boon in town where it makes parking easy and facilitates a tight 9.4m turning circle. You won't be expecting a 1.0-litre three cylinder petrol-powered citycar like this Celerio to cost you very much to run, especially given that this model weighs in at under 850kgs, whichever guise you choose. Sure enough, it's very efficient indeed. Even if you don't go for the clean and frugal 'Dualjet' version we'd recommend, you'll still get less than 100g/km CO2 and more than 65mpg on the combined cycle (both NEDC figures). Choose this car with AGS automatic transmission and those returns aren't affected at all: no, not one jot.


It's rather refreshing to come across such an honest and straightforward little vehicle. A Celerio is, different from other little urban runabouts from its era in so many ways. It's less fashion-conscious, so bigger inside. It's also better equipped and safer than many of its rivals - and crucially, much cheaper to buy. Go for the Dualjet version and you also get yourself the cleanest and the most economical car in the city car class from this period. It's also fun to drive, frugal to own and spacious to live with. There's even a bit of character here if you care to seek it out. As a result, unless you really are a fashionista in this segment, this Suzuki needs to be high on your shopping list for affordable city cars in the 2014-2019 era. Try one, then stack it up against pricier rivals from this time and one thing's for sure: there'll be no need for the hard cel.


* Depending on the age of the vehicle, MPG and CO2 may be quoted using either NEDC or WLTP testing standards.  Find out more

Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.

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Monthly payment£133.98
Term (months)60
Fixed interest rate5.7%
Cash price£6498
Credit amount£6249
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£8288.80
Representative APR10.9%
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