Maruti Alto 800
The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 has replaced the 800 moniker and in all the good ways. It is one of the most practical offerings for the first time car buyer with the confidence of Maruti's service and spare parts availability.Less
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Maruti Alto 800 PriceList
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Maruti Alto 800 Specifications
Dimension & Weights
|Overall Length||3395 mm|
|Overall Width||1490 mm|
|Overall Height||1475 mm|
|Ground Clearance||160 mm|
|Torque||69 Nm @ 3500 rpm|
|No of Cylinders||3|
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Maruti Alto 800 Features
|Maruti Alto 800||STD||STD (O)||LX||LX (O)||LXi||LXi (O)||VXi||VXi Airbag||LXi CNG||LXi CNG (O)|
|Airbags||Front Only||Front Only||Front Only||Front Only||Front Only|
|Power Windows||Front Only||Front Only||Front Only||Front Only||Front Only||Front Only|
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Maruti Alto 800 Colors
- New Granite Grey
- Silky Silver
- New Blazing Red
- New Torque Blue
- Superior White
Expert Test Review
The cabin of the new Maruti SuzukiAlto 800 isroomier than its predecessor thanks to its tall roof line and thin front seats.The front seats of the car are of the uni-body type with the headrest integrated into the seat itself. The switches for the power windows are onthe center console which takes a bit of getting used to, though. Having said that, visibility is good and the new dashboard is nothing short of functional. The air-conditioningvents on either sides of the dashboard close in case the centre console vents need more air flow.
The boot of the Alto 800 has ample space to carry a couple of suit cases.
The analogue speedometer is in the center of the instrument cluster.
The gear lever has a mechanical feel with considerably short throws.
Cup holders have been provided for front seat occupants.
Glove box ix capacious.
The top-spec Alto 800 comes with an audio system.
Air-conditioner of the Alto 800 keeps the cabin cool and comfortable.
Arm rests have been integrated into the door panels.
Air-vents on either sides of the dashboard can be shut completely.
Seats are supportive and comfortable.
Leg room is ample.
Knee room is decent.
Shoulder room is acceptable with two passengers in the back seat.
There is ample head room.
Three-spoke steering wheel is power assisted and direct.
Power window switches are on the center console.
Keyless entry allows for ease of access.
Driver information display
Basic driver information display has been provided.
The exterior of the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is noticeably high and stands at 1475mm. The length has also been kept under 4 metres at 3395mm to ensure tax benefits. However, the 1490mm of width would mean seating for three adults in the rear seat of the Maruti Suzuki Alto would be a tight fit.The large headlamps upfront and the wide lower grille add a contemporary look to the overall design silhouette.
Front is dominated by the large grille and newly designed headlamps.
Rear boot lid get a new defining feature with the Suzuki logo in the center.
Side profile is similar to the old Alto.
160 mm of ground clearance is sufficient for city driving.
Integrated bumpers are painted in body color on the Alto 800.
Head lamps are large and use clear lenses.
Tail lamps have been completely redesigned.
Fog lamps are not a standard feature.
14580 R 12 tires offer decent grip.
12 inch wheels are provided on all models.
ORVMs can be adjusted internally.
The car is available in six color options.
Rear wiper is not a standard feature.
Roof rails are not provided on the car.
Sun roof is not a standard feature.
Spoiler is not provided on the car.
Side steps are not provided.
12 inch spare wheel is provided with the car.
The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is powered by an 800cc petrol motor thathas been re-engineered so that frictional loses are minimized. Maximum power is 48 PS which is produced at 6,000 rpm while the torque of 69Nm peaks out at 3,500 rpm.Maruti has tweaked the engine to optimisethe compression ratio and replaced withlightweight pistons, connecting rods and crankshaft. All these changes have lead to a considerable increase in fuel efficiency. The new engine delivers 22.7 kmpl in its petrol avatar.
Engine & Performance Details
The Alto 800 has improved gear acceleration than the earlier Alto
5-speed manual with cable type gear shift
48 PS @ 6000 rpm
69 NM @ 3500 rpm
The Alto 800 has impproved NVH levels over the earlier Alto
The Maruti Suzuki Alto delivers 22.74 km/l in overall city and highway driving conditions. Forthose who would prefer to save a bit more at the cost of boot space and slight performance, a factory-fitted CNG kit is available which delivers 30.46 km/kg according ARAI.
Mileage View full detail
|Maruti Alto 800 STD||22.74 kmpl|
|Maruti Alto 800 STD (O)||22.74 kmpl|
|Maruti Alto 800 LX||22.74 kmpl|
|Maruti Alto 800 LX (O)||22.74 kmpl|
|Maruti Alto 800 LXi||22.74 kmpl|
|Maruti Alto 800 LXi (O)||22.74 kmpl|
|Maruti Alto 800 VXi||22.74 kmpl|
|Maruti Alto 800 VXi Airbag||22.74 kmpl|
|Maruti Alto 800 LXi CNG||30.46 km/kg|
|Maruti Alto 800 LXi CNG (O)||30.46 km/kg|
City fuel economy
The Alto 800 delivers 16-17 kmpl in city
Highway fuel economy
In the highway the Alto 800 delivers 20-22 kmpl
ARAI rated economy
The Alto 800 has an excellent mileage of 22.74 kml
The Alto 800 has a tank range of 796 km
The Maruti Suzuki Alto is shod with 12 inch wheels and 145/80 R12 rubber that makes is sure-footed.The “Torsion Roll Control Device” on the front axle along with gas filled McPherson struts work pretty well.The steering is a bit heavy, however is still light enough for city driving conditions.The brakes are sufficiently responsive thanks to a solid disc upfront and a drum setup at the rear end.
Handling Braking & Safety Details
The car has decent handling characteristics for its size.
Braking performance is good.
Airbags are an option on the top-end model
ABS is not provided.
Traction control is not a standard feature.
Comfort in the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is acceptable with decent ride quality and suspension bits doing all the hard work when driven over a pothole as the hatchback feels more planted than its predecessor, the Maruti Suzuki Alto and the Maruti 800.
Comfort & Suspension Details
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