India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki has introduced the Alto 800 facelift in the Indian market. The Alto 800 facelift comes at a time where sales have been dwindling thanks to the increasing competition from Renault Kwid and soon to be launched Datsun Redi-Go.
To make the package attractive Maruti Suzuki have offered a refreshed front design, tweaked interiors, 2 new vibrant colours, higher fuel efficiency and some new features.
Maruti Suzuki engineers have developed an improved engine architecture tuned for enhanced driving pleasure and excellent fuel economy.
The new Alto 800 is a lot more fuel efficient, delivers a superior fuel efficiency of 24.7 Km/l of petrol, around 9 per cent improvement over the earlier version. In CNG mode the Alto 800 offers a mileage of 33.44 Km/Kg an improvement of around 10 per cent.
The Alto 800 is available with a driver airbag as an option from the base variant onwards. The passenger side ORVM is now a standard (finally J). On the higher trims the Alto 800 comes with a rear door child lock and front power windows. New convenience features like remote keyless entry, smart storage spaces like rear bottle holder and co-driver side map pocket have been introduced in the Alto 800.
So what’s new in the Alto 800 facelift:
- Higher fuel efficiency of 34.7 km/l (9% higher compared to previous version)
- Aero edge design
- New headlamps
- Wider front bumper with provision for fog lamps
- Brake booster for enhanced braking
- Remote keyless entry
- Rear child lock
- Improve rear seat with integrated headrests
- Two new colors – Mojito Green and Cerulean Blue
- New seat upholstery and door fabric
|Length||3430 mm||Power||35.3 Kw @ 6000 rpm|
|Width||1490 mm||Torque||69 Nm @ 3500 rpm|
|Height||1475 mm||Wheel Base||2360 mm|
|Tyre||145 / 80 R 12||Minimum Ground Clearance||160 mm (unladen)|
|Superior White||Silky Silver||Granite Grey||Blazing Red||Cerulean Blue (New)||Mojito Green (New)|
Ex-Showroom Delhi Prices (Rs)
|Alto 800||STD||2,49,000||STD (O)||2,55,000|
|LXI CNG||3,70,000||LXI CNG (O)||3,76,000|
The Alto 800 has remained India’s top selling model for more than 12 years in a row and is the only Indian car brand to cross the historic 30 lakh sales milestone. Alto brand contributes to almost 18 to 20 per cent of Maruti Suzuki’s sales in India.
Facelifted Alto 800 image gallery
Facelifted Alto 800 colors