The hatchback from Maruti Udyog Ltd. has been a big hit in India. The car has been rated as one of the best selling city cars in the country.

Maruti Alto is available in various sizzling colours like Caribbean Blue, Superior White, Pearl Silver, Bright Red, Wine Red, Brilliant Yellow, Midnight Black and Silky Metallic Silver. The stylish front bumper and attractive front grille gives an elegant look to the car. The bold headlamp cluster, front fog lamps and tail lamps provide an extra ordinary look to the car. The dynamic front grille with Suzuki logo and sleek bumper gives an impressive front view to the car.

Maruti Alto offers great comfort and pleasure to the occupants. The ORVM, the power windows in both, front and rear seats, tinted glasses provide the much needed comfort. The integrated front seats available in the car offer comfort and support during long drives. The car has cup holders, front door pockets, glove box and huge boot space. On the whole the car is ultra spacious. The car can easily accommodate a family of four persons. Other comfort features include Remote Back Door Opener, fuel tank lid opener, Key-Off Remider. Maruti Alto has the provision for speakers with surround sound effects that make the journey enjoyable. The car is fitted with air conditioner and heater. The vents are located at the dashboard.

Maruti Alto has taken care of the safety aspect of the passengers. The safety features include front and rear seat belts, head restraints, the integrated Intelligent Computerized Anti Theft System (iCATS). The vehicle is equipped with collapsible steering column and side impact beams which act as shock absorbers. The booster assisted brakes present in Maruti Alto provide a safe journey. The tubeless tyres and unique high mount stop lamp are other safety features. The front suspension is of McPherson strut with torsion type roll control device and rear suspension of coil spring gas filled shock absorbers with three link rigid axle and isolated trailing arms. This new frame type front suspension arms provide better stability and driving comfort.

Maruti Alto is powered by 796 cc MPFI engine which produces a maximum power of 47 bhp at 6200 rpm and a maximum torque of 62 Nm at 3000 rpm. The engine has 3 cylinders and four valves per cylinder with 32 bit ECM. Low engine friction makes the car fuel-efficient.

Price: The price of various models of Maruti Alto (taking Mumbai as base price location) as specified below:

Maruti Alto Standard                  – Rs. 2,43,638

Maruti Alto LX                           – Rs. 2,76,595

Maruti Alto LXi                          – Rs. 2,94,021

Maruti Alto K10 LXI                  – Rs. 3,20357

Maruti Alto K10 VXI                 – Rs. 3,34,016

Maruti Alto Green LXi (CNG)  – Rs. 3,41,308

However, the prices specified above are indicative prices only and exclude tax, registration, insurance and cost of accessories.

Technical Specifications of Maruti Alto
Model Alto
Body Type Hatchback
Number Of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 4
Fuel Capacity 35 Litres
Length 3495 mm
Width 1475 mm
Height 1460 mm
Wheelbase 2360 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 4.6 m
Kerb Weight Alto 725 kg, Alto Lx / Alto Lxi 740 kg
Type 796 cc FC gasoline engine
Number Of Cylinders 3
Displacement 796 cc
Transmission 5 speed, all synchromesh, manual
Max. Power 47 bhp @ 6200 rpm
Max. Torque 62Nm @ 3000 rpm
Front Suspension McPherson Strut with torsion type anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension Coil spring with double action telescopic shock absorbers
Front Disc
Rear Drum
Steering Type
Tyre Size 145 / 80 R12


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