Maruti Alto LX

  
This car has been discontinued by the manufacturer.
     
Rs. 2,81,286
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Editorial Review of the New Maruti Alto LX

Gaadi Road Test Verdict

 Modern India’s largest selling car seems to be breaking records every month. The Alto has been Maruti’s biggest grosser for years now and the company does know how to play this game well. To start with, today, the Alto is available in three different variants – the original good old one with an 800cc engine, a company fitted CNG version and the new, modern and improved version called the Alto K10. While the original 800cc Alto caters very well to the semi urban and rural areas, it is the new K10 model that is having a dream run in urban and metro cities.

It looks miles ahead of its older cousin with modern design touches like sharper headlamps, classier front end and new tail lamps. It also has better interiors which are more practical and ofcourse a peppier engine as well. The K10 offers one of the best “performance per rupee” ratios in the Indian market. Being light weight, the KB10 engine gives the Alto K10 exciting performance and driving characteristics. Infact, in traffic, the K10 is very peppy and responds well to driver’s inputs. Like a typical Maruti, the K10 is extremely fuel efficient as well.

Maruti also offers the older Alto with a company fitted CNG system. Needless to say, the CNG does help you in saving tons loads of money per month though at the cost of boot space and ofcourse wasting time in long queues for filling up the tank. Maruti offers the Alto in eight variants including two three CNG ones. At this price, we don’t think there is any other car in the market that can match up to the Maruti Alto. The only drawback we see with the Alto is its limited interior space. 

 

Comfort:   Drive:
Looks: Interiors:
Mileage: 19.7 kmpl Engine:
Suspension: Other Features:
What We Like: Value, K10's engine
What We Don't Like: Older Alto looks and feels dated

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suresh Biradar | Posted on Sep,24,2012 at 18:44 PM
maruti Alto Lxi good Reply to this post  
rajkumar katira | Posted on Jun,25,2012 at 14:59 PM
wheather CNG kit is sucess in Maruti Alto LXi of year 2010 Reply to this post  

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Philip | Posted on Sep,27,2008 at 04:43 AM
Maruti Alto Lxi
I bought an Alto Lxi recently ( a red one) and I like it. It has resonably good pickup and easy to drive and park in the cities. Though I had to spent few thousands for getting the bumper same color as the body, getting an undercoating (based on the suggestion that an undercoating is good for the rainy roads), floor mats, wheel cups, mud guards and window tinting. You could negotiate these extra necessary fittings with the dealer during the sales negotiations and get it done by them at free of cost or at a discounted rate. I went for a long drive about 500 Km on the first day itself (with five people including the driver) and the car performed reasonably well on highways and we didnot face any problems even though the road condition was bad some times. The mileage was excellent, we got about 18-20 km/litre. Its A/c also works very well. I recommend Lxi with power steering because the car is easy to handle in the crowded cities. Overall I am very happy with this car. I would give a rating of very good for this car. I think this is an excellent economical car for a small family and very good for city driving. read more
adil | Posted on May,20,2008 at 20:28 PM
my true companion maruti alto vx 1.1 since last 8 years
I have a 1.1 vx 2001 model and i am driving it since then and done approximately 74k km on it now and its moving on with least cost to own. if you have more than 4 adults each in a range of 5.5 feet's(i am 5.8 feets) and above that would travel regularly, then dont opt for any alto , but if its occasional and you just want to have a good city car nothing could match its ease in terms of parking maintenance mileage 800 cc is a little underpowered as compared to older 1.1 cc , but again this is a good city car + fair occasional highway car. read more
BALRAJ | Posted on Jul,07,2009 at 14:34 PM
ALTO-LX ON CNG
I HAVE A ALTO-LX CAR. I HAVE RUNNING ON PETORL. MY DAILY USAGE AROUND 100 KM. KINDLY SUGGEST WHETHER CNG KIT 12 KG IS SUITABLE. IF SO KINDLY LET US KNOW THER PERMITABLE KIT & THEIR VALUE & FROM WHERE I CAN FIX THE SAME. read more
sailaja | Posted on Jul,21,2008 at 20:55 PM
good car 4 middle class
recently we got new Maruthi alto. it looks cute and good. where as air-conditioning of vehicle is excellent. but, pick up is not up to the mark. have to plan for long drive to know about vehicle performance. read more
ravinder | Posted on Mar,17,2009 at 22:36 PM
i like alto
it is small................................................................................................................................................................................................ read more
suraj | Posted on Jul,30,2008 at 22:14 PM
maruti alto lx
i have been riding an alto for the last 15 days and i think it is more suited for highways than city driving.it saps a lot of power when the ac is on but its ride and fuel efficiency both are good. read more
Jagjot | Posted on Mar,20,2010 at 19:04 PM
for the economical drive
had a god experience while driving mileage is damm gud, only problem is space need to improve read more
nisha | Posted on Jul,11,2011 at 16:49 PM
Dependable car
The car is cheap and dependable. But it is less safe. read more
Darshak | Posted on Aug,05,2011 at 10:20 AM
amazing
alto is very comfortable car and look is also nice but alto k 10 is like amazing car read more
TAHERA | Posted on Sep,14,2010 at 16:45 PM
DO NOT BUY FROM GARUDA SHOWROOM - LALBAUGH ROAD - BAGALORE
DO NOT BUY ANY CARS FROM GARUDA SHOWROOM AT LALBAUGH ROAD -BANGALORE. PATHETIC SERVICE AND TEH CARS WAS NOT DELIVERED UPTO THE EXPECTATIONS. read more

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