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Maruti 800 Specifications
Dimension & Weights
|Overall Length||3335 mm|
|Overall Width||1440 mm|
|Overall Height||1405 mm|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|No of Cylinders||3|
Maruti 800 Features
|Maruti 800||Std BSIII||Uniq||AC BSIII||AC LPG||Std LPG|
Maruti 800 Colors
- Blue Blaze
- Brick Red
- Superior White
- Silky Silver
Expert Test Drive Review
Maruti 800 is an affordable hatchback car which has a roomy interior cabin area which offers comfortable seating for all of its 5 passengers which the car will seat easily. It has a simple yet very functional dashboard while the instrument panel is set in a cockpit shape. It comes with features such as air conditioning and heater, optional music system, mobile charging outlet, adjustable head rests. There are also storage areas for keeping small items in the car.
Boot space in models of Maruti 800 is 210 litres. The boot space is just sufficient to carry the necessary baggages while travel.
There is a large dial type speedometer at the centre in all the models of Maruti 800. The speedometer is of analog type.
The gear lever is of sturdy plastic and is not very smooth. The cost cutting is evident. The quality of gear lever is same in all models of Maruti 800.
There are no cup holders provided in either of the models of Maruti 800 as it is a budget hatch and lack in these features.
Maruti 800 has basic exteriors which are still appealing to the masses mainly because of the car that has creeped into everyone mind over the last two generation. Traditional small headlamps and neat looking honey-comb grille adorn the front end of the car. It’s a small hatchback that is well built and exterior fit and finish is a bit old and needs to improve though. Maruti over the years have made small changes to this icon and it looks its best now. Maruti 800 has the typical appearance of a hatchback car with a big front and big rear glass.
Maruti 800 has a sloping front with rectangular head lights and a side door mirror on the right side
The earlier models of Maruti 800 had more edgy rear. Newer models have a more lifted and smooth and curvy with smooth edged tail lights in them
Rectangular headlamps are used in all models of Maruti 800. The illumination is not too good, but still it serves the purpose.
Maruti 800 has a ground clearance of 170mm in all its models. The ground space is a decent one and offer good driveability in village roads.
The 800 has three cylinder 796cc petrol engine which produces a maximum 37 BHP at 5000 RPM and maximum torque of 59 NM at as low as 2500 RPM. It is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission and offers excellent drivability. The car is a breeze to drive in the city and manages to do well at triple digit speeds. The engine has been tuned well and the refinement levels are very good this car.
Engine & Performance Details
Acceleration of this small car is 0-100km per hour in just 18.8 seconds which was impressive for this lightweight vehicle.
Top speed for The Maruti 800 is 140km per hour.
In gear acceleration of Maruti 800 is 20-80 in 4th gear in 17. 29 seconds.
Maruti 800comes with four speed manual gearbox in all of its models.
The engine has been tuned well and the refinement levels are very good this car. It has been rated by ARAI to provide a maximum fuel efficiency of 16.1 kmpl which is good and the overall running cost of the car is indeed very low and the cost of ownership is also low.
Mileage View full detail
|Maruti 800 Std BSIII||16.1 kmpl|
|Maruti 800 Uniq||--|
|Maruti 800 AC BSIII||16.1 kmpl|
|Maruti 800 AC LPG||12.7 km/kg|
|Maruti 800 Std LPG||12.7 km/kg|
City fuel economy
The successful Indian hatchback offers a mileage of 16.1 kmpl in urban areas.
Highway fuel economy
The Highway fuel economy of Maruti 800 in all of its models is an impressive 25.7 km per litre.
ARAI rated economy
Maruti 800 has an ARAI rated economy of 16 kmpl in its all models.
Tank fuel capacity of Maruti 800 is 28 litres and a tank range of about 448kms
The 800 does not have many safety features and is starting to show age. The handling is good though as it feels nippy around corners and it is very easy to drive in the city and park. Steering is light and the small size of the car help in this aspect too.
Handling Braking & Safety Details
4-speed manual gearbox gave a better handling along with Macpherson suspension.
The Maruti 800 comes with front Disc and rear Drum brakes. The braking performance is good and ensures safety of the occupants.
There was no such mechanized safety features included in the Maruti 800. Just the power and torque offered by the engine could give a comfortable and safe ride. No central locking system was there.
ABS is not available in any of the models of Maruti 800.
No traction Control system present in any of the models available in Maruti 800.
Maruti has finely tuned its suspension to absorb all the bad roads and provide a decent driving experience to its passengers. It has decent ride quality which cushions the bumps well though it is a tad bouncy. The noise and vibration levels are well controlled in this car and it’s easy to flick around in city driving conditions and provides adequate highway stability.
Comfort & Suspension Details
Maruti 800 is a four seater. Passenger comfort rating gets a four on a scale of 10. The seats are not comfortable and luxuriously fabricated.
The Maruti800's new model comes with McPherson Strut and coil suspension
The rear suspension of Maruti 800 came with coil springs and gas filled shock absorbers for facilitating a smoother ride in this Indian bestseller.
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