Maruti Cervo Review
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Maruti Cervo Price
1 May, 2012 : As of now, the Maruti Cervo price hasn’t been disclosed by any of the company’s official mouthpiece. But as per the speculations and rumors available in the auto industry, it is expected to fall in the price range of Rs 2 Lakh and Rs 2.50 Lakh. With this killer price it is sure to eat away the market share of its own stable mate Maruti Alto along with ‘struggling’ Tata Nano in its segment.
Maruti Cervo Review by Expert
The No1 carmaker; Maruti Suzuki, is all geared up to introduce India with a new small car that has the caliber to move into the shoes of iconic car Maruti 800 (M800). The company will soon be discontinuing the decade old model to make way for stylish, trendy and futuristic Maruti Cervo. It expects a launch by end of this year, the time when M800 will be ready to bid adieu to auto sector and its loyal consumers across the country.
The base model of Maruti Cervo is predicted to be available for Rs. 2.0 Lakh to 2.5 Lakh, which could give a tough competition to many other cars in its segment like Hyundai Santro, Chevrolet Spark and its own stable mate Maruti Alto.etc. This small and beautiful car will mark the opening of Maruti’s new designing language.
If we go into detailing of structure and specifications the Maruti Cervo is designed with intelligence to compromise the low cost factor and the occupants will find it spacious also with a good boot space provided in the car. It is equipped with powerful 0.7L, 660cc petrol engine. The heart is capable of churning out a max torque of 64 Nm at 3500 rpm and Max Power of 54 PS at 6500 rpm.
After going through several Maruti Cervo reviews, it can be concluded that it is a good deal in its price range and the company is marketing it as a fuel efficient car which could be very helpful in this inflation era and a boon for Middle Income families. The exteriors provide a bit resemblance to other models, especially Maruti Estilo, but what makes it apart is its unique and sophisticated design. Also the design of Maruti Cervo is helpful to cross the menace of daily city traffic easily. The beautifully carved outer surface has slanted roofline which makes it look unique. The spacious interiors of Maruti Cervo will easily be able to hold occupant capacity of 4 passengers; 2 in front and 2 in rear area. The dashboard and driver monitor console are decently designed. It will all be equipped with protection to handle any mishap. Also on the safety point of view Maruti Cervo is designed to absorb front and rear shocks. Its sleek design is beautifully engineered along with the par excellence engine in its economical price range.
Maruti Cervo Rivals
|Maruti Cervo Direct Competitors Table|
|Model||Engine||Mileage (City/Highway)||Acceleration (0-100 kph)||Unique features||Price (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)|
|Maruti Cervo Petrol||660cc||17 kmpl/ 22 kmpl||25 seconds||value for money, stylish design, reliability||Rs 2-2.25 Lakh|
|Tata Nano||624cc||20 kmpl/25 kmpl||30 seconds||space, mileage, affordable||Rs 1.98 Lakh|
Maruti Cervo Models and Features
With the acclamation of being the largest automobile producer of India, Maruti has once again made its way to the horse’s mouth with the talk of the town, Maruti Cervo which will be seen on the roads by late December. However there is no account regarding the derivatives of the car so far, but a number of variants are expected within the brand segment. In a world of hatchbacks where Maruti has already earned a lot of respect from its successful hot shot Maruti Swift, Cervo will indeed carry on the legacy but this time with a surprisingly low price scale which is expected around Rs. 2 lacs. As it can be clearly foresaid, with a price tag this low, the company once again aims at the common man’s pocket giving tough competition to the already existing Tata Nano.
Maruti Cervo is expected to come well equipped of advanced modern day common features but so far, there is not much revealed about the same. The Company has kept it one of the top secret projects that they have been working on to create anticipation and prepare the market to get set for some 4- seaters as well. However other countries have already witnessed their version of Cervo and it has seemed to have worked well for them.
Maruti Cervo Mileage and Fuel Efficiency
|Variant||Mileage (City)||Mileage (Highway)|
|Maruti Cervo Petrol||17 kmpl||22 kmpl|
It is expected that Maruti Cervo mileage could be really decent that would be around 17 Kmpl in the city and 22 Kmpl on the highways. The data suggests a significant distinctive performance and with figures like these, Cervo will have its market for sure. It is to be noted that nowadays, several car makers are coming up with the cars that can deliver mind-blowing fuel economy, hence, there will be intense pressure on Maruti to make it highly economical. Here, the news is spreading that after the successful launch of Maruti Cervo petrol model, a diesel powered version is also in the pipeline that will deliver anything above 25 kmpl.
Maruti Cervo Engine, Power and Performance
|Model||Displacement||Max Power (PS/RPM)||Max Torque (NM/RPM)|
|Maruti Cervo Petrol||660 cc||54/6500||64/3500|
Maruti Cervo is powered by a VVT petrol Engine. As known, the Engine is based on the Variable Valve Timing Technology that is famous for delivering high mileage efficiencies with proper combustion. The Engine is well capable of holding a displacement capacity of about 660 cc which is quite fair for a low budget car like Cervo. Moreover with the VVT engine, the car would not feel very delicate in power since the engine itself has been designed to provide optimum power and torque. The new Maruti Cervo is expected to deliver a significant power performance generating around 54 bhp at 6500 rpm and a torque of about 64 Nm at 3500. The engine may not have a very good hold on power but still matches up to the price tag the company has put forth. Moreover, there are speculations hovering in the market that this petrol powered small car will be followed by Maruti Cervo diesel run engine, after its launch in the country.
Maruti Cervo Pickup and Acceleration
|Engine Variant||Power (PS/RPM)||Torque (NM/RPM)||Acceleration (0-100 kmph)||Top Speed||Transmission|
|Maruti Cervo Petrol 660cc||54/ 6500||64/ 3500||25 seconds||120 km/h||5-speed Manual Transmission|
In this aspect Maruti Cervo will definitely be the segment king as soon as it is launched, as it will have to compete only with Tata Nano. Hence it will easily surpass all the figures of acceleration being a competitive Maruti product. The small 660cc engine will be capable enough to outpour a straight maximum power of nearly 54 PS at 6500 rpm. Here with this power it will acquire the 100 kph mark from stationary in mere span of 25 seconds. Though this number might look yawning, but is far better than that of Tata Nano and considerable with engine of this minor displacement. On the other hand, this mini motor will generate 64 Nm of peak torque at 3500 rpm that will assist Maruti Cervo in achieving a top speed of approximately 120 kmph. Here, in the Maruti Cervo pickup and acceleration the 5-speed Manual Transmission (MT) will also play a crucial role.
Maruti Cervo Interiors and Features
The interior part of Maruti Cervo carries immense promises same as exteriors. The roomy cabin is expected to provide soothing ambience to the occupants with its contemporary feel along with sufficient space for 4 adults. The front row will have a piano-black dashboard with many storage spaces, while the distinct and clear instrument cluster will share some resemblance to the chic-one seen in Chevrolet Beat. The centre console will definitely boast most of the cool features of modern times along with convenient feature of retractable cup holders and some chrome accents.
Maruti Cervo front seats will have sporty manifestation along with dual tone interior trims to possess good mixture of energy and elegance. The stylish steering wheel will have audio mount controls with silver inserts as seen in Maruti Swift hatchback. Some convenient features include rear parcel tray, power windows for front passengers and electrically power assisted steering. Considering the cost cutting measures there will be a manual AC with manually adjustable ORVMs. There can also be an option of rear foldable seats in order to increase the cargo space in the cabin.
Furthermore, Maruti Cervo interiors will have appropriate legroom and headroom with broader seats, alongside decent shoulder room. The other Maruti Cervo features include a reasonable quality music system that will have function of aux-in port along with USB and Bluetooth connectivity.
Maruti Cervo Exteriors and Features
Maruti Cervo mini car is expected to boast Maruti Suzuki’s new design language for the first time. Well now, you can too expect a sort of ‘Fluidic’ thing in a Maruti brand car. The codename of the designing is not out yet, but we project that it will come up with something marvelous and extraordinary, as it always does, to take a cut above the rest. With the design philosophy in, Maruti Cervo exteriors are bound get a chic and trendy look. Just imagine a Maruti car with cues and arcs flowing all over the body as seen in Hyundai Verna and Chevrolet Beat. Due to its modishness Maruti Cervo will be offered with many vivacious shades like the Tata Nano ones.
The small car will have a futuristic appearing front that has a unique slope towards the company logo. A distinctive curvy front grille with sporty side windings will be seen travelling though the sides to the rear of the car. The cleverly shaped bulging headlamps and clear tail lamps are sure to provide the elegance in every manner. While to add the element of sportiness in Maruti Cervo there will be rear spoiler at the back along with shiny roof rail above. The wheel arches are expected to have fender in order to create an imposing stance teamed up with solid appearing alloy wheels. The blacked out A and B pillar will complete the orderly look of the mini marvel. On the whole, the Maruti Cervo hatchback meets and matches to almost all standards one could expect after Maruti Swift, at a lesser cost.
Safety Features in Maruti Cervo
Maruti Cervo is expected to come equipped with most of the advanced safety features and accessories that most of the cars have in common. But please note, it is not going to be an Alto at all since at the estimated price range, you can not expect solid body built, exceptional braking or car lock related features. Apart from this, we need to also keep in mind that all the Suzuki cars which directly come from Japan are trimmed versions to have the cost low. But yes, if the company starts its production in India, it will be a cheaper car in comparison to that which is being produced in Japan.
Maruti Cervo Driving and Handling
Maruti Cervo Accessories
The Maruti Cervo is expected to come with a pack of loaded accessories as stock including the Audio system. As nowadays all the cars are coming with standard accessories, the Cervo will also be offered with floor mat, seat covers, steering cover, mud-flaps, body cover etc. However there is not much revelation regarding the same.
Maruti Cervo Conclusion
After going through the energetic Maruti Cervo review one desperately feels that this impending small is the need of the hour in the current automotive scenario. Especially, when talked about efficient diesel engine the car buyers are bound to get attracted apart from a bit less worthy petrol engine, because of the towering petrol prices.
As per the latest update, Tata Motors are coming up with Tata Nano Diesel that has nearly 800cc engine under its mini-hood. Tata claims giving out a mileage of 40 kmpl with its refined diesel power train. Here, Maruti should introduce Maruti Cervo Diesel in order to provide some stiff threat to the Nano small car. Also competition will be seen among the Datsun small cars when they debut in 2014.
It will be interesting to see how Maruti positions this modern hatch, will it act as replacement for Maruti 800 or it will possess a separate identity in the stable. Meanwhile, the anticipation touched new heights when the company officially reported that Maruti 800 production is to be shut down soon and this indicates the Maruti Cervo launch much nearer than the expected.
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