The new Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 has been much like the best-seller it’s replacing – rather well received. Although Maruti’s credentials when it comes to making low-cost small cars are impressive, it is not an easy task to replace an all-time best-seller.While the changes have to be substantial, they have to be cost-effective as well. And the carmaker has seemingly done its job well.
In terms of design, the front fascia of car gets kind of retro look with flat front and trapezoidal headlights.The new Suzuki Alto is powered by 3- cylinder, 660cc petrol engine tuned to develop an output of 54bhp with 63Nm of torque. The engine is mated to five-speed manual or four-speed automatic gearbox.
The Alto 800 comes pretty well equipped. On the LXi variant, you get standard stuff like CD/MP3 player, air- conditioning, power steering and front power windows. But there are some glaring omissions, especially basics such as central locking, left rear-view mirror and day-night mirror which even the Nano comes with.
In short, the Maruti Alto 800 is a car that is quite cheap, but the kind of drive it provides and the features that come included in the car are quite remarkable. It is no wonder that this is one of the best small cars in the Indian market.
An excellent mileage is one of the most sought-after qualities in a vehicle that claims to be the People’s Car of India and the new Maruti Alto 800 delivers exactly that. Powered by a highly skilled 3-cylinder 796cc mill, that comes mated with a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox, the new Maruti hatchback returns a fabulous fuel economy of 22.74kmpl for the petrol variants, which happens to be the best of the segment. As for the CNG models, fuel consumption stands at a mark of 30.46km/kg, Amazing mileage.
The Best Price For Maruti Alto 800 is $3889.64-$4838.34