The highest sold car in the world, Maruti Alto 800 recently got an upgrade. This facelift is not a major one. The Alto still is a favourite with many people. It sells high volumes throughout the country. What does it have? How much does it cost? We tell you in detail. The changes are minimal as Maruti wanted to refresh the Alto 800 against the newly launched Datsun RediGo and the Renault Kwid. We find out more about the Alto 800.
Maruti Alto 800 Design
The Maruti Alto 800 has a new face. The Suzuki badge is found on the bumper instead of the the grille. The new front grille is slimmer and almost non-existent. The front bumper design is new as also the rear bumper. These are the major changes on the Alto 800 facelift’s exterior design. The side profile and the rear portion remain identical to the earlier car.
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Maruti Alto 800 Interior
The Maruti Alto 800 has the same interiors. The Alto 800 facelift now has an in-built music system. It also gets black and grey interiors. Not much has changed on the inside of the Alto 800 facelift, which is indeed a downside as the competition is offering a lot more features than the Alto 800 facelift.
The seat head rests are fixed. Maruti has provided scooped out back on the front seats. This adds that extra knee room for the rear passengers. There are front power windows and the new three-spoke steering wheel is carried forward. the instrument cluster is simple and the side AC vents are circular. The in-dash music system has USB and aux-input. The Alto 800 logos from the inside have been replaced. Now, the design looks a lot more subtle than before. There is even a bottle holder behind the hand brake lever. This can accommodate one bottle only. There is no space to keep any more large bottles in the Alto.
Maruti Alto 800 Engine
The Alto 800 comes with a 796cc petrol engine that will produce 47bhp of power and has a five-speed manual transmission. The Alto 800 isn’t the most powerful on paper but in real world it is a lot more easier to drive. The Alto 800 is also offered with a CNG option as well. The Alto 800 might even get an AMT option as Maruti has tested one already.
Maruti Alto 800 Mileage
Maruti Alto 800 facelift mileage
Maruti Alto 800 Competition
The Alto 800 competes with the Hyundai Eon, Datsun RediGo and the Renault Kwid. The more powerful Tata Nano Pelican will also be competing in this segment.
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Maruti Alto 800 Features
In-dash music system
Front power windows
Seat belts for five people
Maruti Alto 800 Variants
The Alto 800 is available in four variants: Standard, Standard (O), LX, LX(O), LXi, LXi(O), VXi and VXi(O).
Maruti Alto 800 Colours
The Alto 800 is offered in Superior White, Granite Grey, Blazing Red, Silky Silver, Cerulean Blue and Mojito Green.
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Maruti Alto 800 on-road Price in India
The Maruti Alto 800 has been priced between INR 2.75 lakhs to INR 4.15 lakhs (on-road). Maruti will work its way with the pricing.
INR 2.85 lakhsINR 3.2 lakhsINR 3.59 lakhsINR 4.15 lakhsINR 3.7 lakhs
Maruti Alto 800 prices
On-road price, New Delhi
|Alto 800 2017 STD||INR 2.75 lakhs||Alto 800 2017 STD (O)||Alto 800 2017 LX||INR 3.1 lakhs||Alto 800 2017 LX(O)||Alto 800 2017 LXI||INR 3.47 lakhs||Alto 800 2017 LXI(O)||Alto 800 2017 LXI CNG||INR 4.1 lakhs||Alto 800 2017 LXI CNG(O)||Alto 800 2017 VXI||INR 3.6 lakhs||Alto 800 2017 VXI(O)|
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Maruti Alto 800 Specifications
Alto 800 Specifications
|Power||47 bhp @ 6000rpm|
|Torque||69 Nm @ 3500rpm|
Maruti Alto 800 Dimensions
Alto 800 Dimensions
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