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New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India

Oct 16, 2012 15:32pm
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the new Alto 800 in India at a starting price of Rs 2.44 lakh, (ex-showroom Delhi).
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • Available in an updated design package, the 2012 Alto 800 will be available in six trim levels including CNG versions.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • Prices - Alto 800 Standard (Petrol) - Rs 2.44 lakh; Alto 800 LX (Petrol) - Rs 2.76 lakh; Alto 800 LXi (Petrol) - Rs 2.99 lakh; Alto 800 Standard (CNG) - Rs 3.19 lakh; Alto 800 LX (CNG) - Rs 3.37 lakh; Alto 800 LXi (CNG) - Rs 3.56 lakh
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • With enhanced headroom, shoulder room and utility space, the new Alto 800 comes across as a roomier model.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • The Alto 800 has a lot of changes under the hood. There is a new plastic intake system (the older one was aluminium), a new lighter crankshaft, a new cylinder head, new piston rings and a new gearbox. All this combined boosts the output to 48PS and 69Nm which is an 11 per cent increase from the previous model.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • The dashboard is all new. It is raised at the centre to accommodate the new aircon vents. The side aricon vents are now circular. The aircon controls however are the same from the previous Alto, while the steering wheel is all new.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • The extra height in the car means more headroom inside. To be exact the headroom has increased by 15mm.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • Maruti is also claiming a fuel economy of 22.7kmpl for the petrol powered variants and 30.46km/kg for the CNG ones.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • Since the company started its pre-booking in September, Maruti has received over 10000 pre-orders for the new Alto 800.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • Visually, the Alto 800 is a completely new car. The headlights are mounted higher now and has black detailing inside. The grille is very Ford Figo-esque and has a chrome strip running right across the middle.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • As far as safety is concerned, the Alto will be offered with an optional driver airbag in higher trims and ABS.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • The existing Alto F8 will be discontinued while the K10 will not have the design changes seen on the new Alto 800.
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India
  • New entrant: Maruti Alto 800 launched in India