2019 Maruti Alto 800 overview:
The Maruti Suzuki Alto is the best-selling car in the country and has performed well in terms of sales for more than fifteen years. Maruti has just released an updated version of the Alto 800, which now comes with a new front bumper, a more prominent grille, more safety equipment than before and an updated body to meet the upcoming safety regulations for pedestrians and crashes.
The new Alto 800 is offered in three variants: the entry level STD, the medium specification LXi and the higher specification VXi. The STD and LXi variants can be obtained with an optional package, which adds the airbag on the passenger side, for a little more money.The base STD variant has a price of Rs 2.94 lakh. It comes with ABS with EBD, a side air bag for the driver, reversing parking sensors, a speed warning, a front seatbelt reminder and dual tone interior as standard. However, power steering and air conditioning are lost. For an additional Rs 3,000, you can add a passenger airbag to the STD variant (O).
The LXi variant of medium specification, with a price of Rs 3.50 lakh, is 54,000 rupees more expensive than the base variant and is well equipped. You can opt for a passenger airbag to get additional 5,000 Rs in the LXi (O), which is an option we highly recommend. This variant has power steering and air conditioning, along with electric front windows, details in silver interiors, retractable rear seat belts, rear child locks, remote start and fuel cap opener, handles and mirrors body color. The maximum specification VXi has a price of Rs 3.72 lakh, which makes Rs 22,000 more expensive than the LXi variant.
2019 Maruti Alto 800 interiors:
2019 Maruti Alto 800 interiors comes with a factory installed music system that has Bluetooth and USB connectivity, central lock with remote key, 12 V socket, rear packet tray, two speakers on the front and internally adjustable mirrors.
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2019 Maruti Alto 800 engine and transmission:
The Alto 800 is still driven by a 48 hp, 796 cc three-cylinder gasoline engine, which has been made compatible with BS-VI with the latest update. It means that nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions are now 25 percent lower than before, but this is due to the cost of fuel efficiency, as the numbers have dropped from 24.70kpl to 22.05kpl.
Transmission: Only one gearbox is available, which is a 5-speed manual.
2019 Maruti Alto 800 competitors:
- Renault Kwid
- Datsun redi-GO
- Hyundai Eon
- Hyundai Santro
2019 Maruti Alto 800 mileage:
Maruti Alto 800 mileage is 24.7 kmpl.
2019 Maruti Alto 800 braking and safety:
The Maruti Alto 800 and Maruti Alto K10 of the Maruti Alto range have been updated with some new safety features. According to the new safety regulations implemented in India, the four wheeled vehicles in India must be manufactured with an anti-lock braking system, which means that Maruti Alto variants will also have the anti-lock braking system. In addition, the car variants will now come with an electronic brake distribution, driver’s side airbags, speed alerts and rear parking sensors. In addition, there should be a reminder of the seat belt for both the passenger seat and the driver’s seat.