The Alto 800 from the Maruti
Suzuki stable and the entry level car for the masses, has now been refreshed
and is 9pc more fuel efficient. The Alto 800, now comes with a more attractive front
design, fresh interiors, vibrant colours, higher fuel efficiency and new
features. The Alto 800 now delivers a fuel efficiency of 24.7 Km/l of petrol,
around 9 per cent improvement over the earlier version. In CNG mode the Alto
800 offers a mileage of 33.44 Km/Kg an improvement of around 10 per cent.
LXI CNG (O)
R S Kalsi, Executive Director Marketing
& Sales, Maruti Suzuki India said, “The new Alto 800 is technologically
advanced with latest convenience and class leading safety features. The new
stylish looks, fresh classy interiors and addition of two new colours make it
trendy and vibrant. Above all it comes with improved mileage and assurance of Maruti
Suzuki’s unmatched service network, guaranteed performance and lower
maintenance cost. All these make Alto 800 a preferred choice of the value conscious
customers across India.”
The Alto has remained India’s
top selling model for more than 12 years in a row. Alto is the only Indian car
brand to cross the historic 30 lakh sales milestone. Alto brand contributes to
almost 18 to 20 per cent of Maruti Suzuki’s sales in India.
The front fascia of the new
Alto gets a new Aero Edge Design. Adding a dash of style is the new sporty bumper and grille. It also increases
the exterior length of the
vehicle by 35 mm. The lower
grille is made wider and an addition of newly designed trendy headlamps and
provision of front fog lamps in the bumper enhance the looks. Maruti Suzuki has
added two new colours – Mojito Green and Cerulean Blue.
On the inside of Alto 800
customers will get new dark grey interior colour along with stylish new seat
and door trim fabric that add a classic appeal to the car. An improved rear
seat with an integrated headrest makes the ride more comfortable for the rear
Improved engine performance and fuel efficiency
Maruti Suzuki engineers have
developed an improved engine architecture tuned for enhanced driving pleasure
and excellent fuel economy. With a highly efficient combustion system, the new
engine provides excellent torque at low rpms, enabling less frequent gear change.
Specially coated piston and ring set reduces frictional losses and increases
engine life and fuel efficiency. Drive by wire technology makes the engine
responsive and enhances driving experience.
More safety and convenience
Alto 800 is available with a
driver airbag as an option from the base variant onwards. The passenger side
ORVM is now a standard. On the higher trims the Alto 800 comes with a rear door
child lock that makes travelling with children safer.
New convenience features like
remote keyless entry, smart storage spaces like rear bottle holder and
co-driver side map pocket have been introduced in the Alto 800.
35.3 Kw @ 6000 rpm
69 Nm @ 3500 rpm
145 / 80 R 12
Minimum Ground Clearance
160 mm (unladen)
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