The new Maruti Alto 2019 will be coming to India. This is an all new car and will have no similarity with the present car. The current model will be phased out as it is getting dated too. Maruti Suzuki would like to get the new generation to India at the earliest. The new Alto 2019 will be bigger, spacious, powerful, fuel efficient and a lot more feature loaded too. The new Alto will have slightly crossover type looks. You can assume it to be identical to the Ignis, but smaller.
This new car will once again set a benchmark in the industry. We have seen how Maruti has swept the market with the new Dzire and Swift. The company will hope something similar with the Maruti Alto 2019. This new hatchback will get a new 660cc engine, which will make it extremely frugal. What all will the new Alto pack in ? How much will it be priced at? We share some details of this new generation car.
Maruti Alto 2019 Launch Date
We can expect the Maruti Alto 2019 to be launched by the end of 2019. This new model has been testing in India as well. Maruti will leave no stone unturned in making this a winner. One may assume a festive season launch if this new car.
Maruti Alto 2019 Price in India
2019 Maruti Suzuki Alto
|Base Model||INR 3 lakhs|
|Top Model||INR 4.5 lakhs|
The price of the Alto 2019 will not change much, as it will be highly localized. However, it will be slightly higher than the current model. The Alto 2019 will be a fuel efficient car and will have a stronger built too. It will compete with the Renault Kwid and Datsun redi-Go.
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Maruti Alto 2019 Design
Maruti Alto 2019 will replace the current model much faster than what used to be earlier. Instead of os a lifecycle of ten years, it will be about six years now. This is primarily done because the current model will not meet the new safety norms. Hence Maruti will not be able to sell the car anymore. Also the new car will look at a long innings in the Indian market, so it will be equipped for future upgrades as well. The Alto 2019 will be a lot lighter than the current-generation by at least 60 kilograms, which is about 10 percent reduction. “The new Alto will pass all the crash tests and will be safer too. The new Alto has more than 45 percent of high tensile steel that makes it stronger and lighter,” mentioned one of our sources.
The design will not be very different, but it will be built on an all new platform. The strong points of the Alto will be retained on this new generation as well. Maruti Suzuki has invested about $1 billion as they will be launching many new products by 2020. These will be based on three platforms. The new platforms are stronger and lighter.
The Alto 2019 will be launched next year and will be the most fuel-efficient car in its segment. The new-generation Alto will be based on the Alto Kei platform, but it heavily modified for Indian conditions. The new model will meet the new safety norms. The new car will have a high ground clearance. The shape will be a bit boxy, but this will make it more spacious as well.
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Maruti Alto 2019 Interior
The next-gen Alto 2019 will have pleasing interiors. They won’t be too funky, but will retain some retro elements from the Alto Kei. The design language will be uncluttered, with a simple set of controls like a large dial along with an LCD screen for the driver information system. The same three-spoke steering wheel will do duty here.The gear lever will be mounted on the dashboard, to enable more legroom. The music system would be in form of a touchscreen system on the top variant. Lower variants will get a simple bluetooth audio system with USB and AUX. There will be front power windows on higher variants of the new Alto.
In terms of safety, the Alto 2019 is likely to get ABS and dual airbags as a standard feature. This will be mandatory once the new crash test norms are levied. The Alto 2019 will be a more spacious car. It will offer more space for passengers and even the boot will be bigger to accommodate more luggage. The Alto 2019 will be a lot more value for money product as compared to its competition.
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Maruti Alto 2019 Specification
The Alto 2019 will come fired with a new 660cc engine. It will produce about 53bhp of power. Though it sounds low, the car will perform well as the new car will be lighter. This will make the car faster and also more fuel-efficient. An ARAI fuel efficiency of about 30km/l is expected out of this car. he car will have the standard 5-speed transmission and it will also get an AMT.
The 660cc engine (codenamed as R06A) could come in two states of tune,one will be the 53bhp and there is a turbo version which will produce about 62bhp. This will help improve fuel efficiency and the AMT is expected to be offered on the latter.
Maruti Alto 2019 Mileage
2019 Maruti Alto Mileage
|660cc turbo||24 km/l|
*in real driving conditions
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