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Tuesday, October 23, 2012


Maruti ALTO 800

  • Tuesday, October 23, 2012
  • Krishna Mohan Roy
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  • Maruti ALTO 800:-
    Maruti ALTO 800                 India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India is re-entering in the small car segment with the launch of a completely new version of its  best selling model Alto on October 16.
    As per media reports, new Maruti Alto 800 is likely to be priced at below Rs 2 lakh, allowing it to compete with the Tata Nano and the Hyundai EON.
    The company will launch an all-new Alto 800 next month to replace the existing Alto as the company seeks to overcome tough market conditions, especially high petrol price. It is also offering CNG option in the new Alto 800.
    “We want to do what we were doing and even better with the Alto 800 coming in,” Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Vice President Market Manohar Bhat said.
    The company is banking on Alto 800′s improved fuel efficiency of 22.74 kmpl, which is 15 percent higher than the previous model, to be one of the key factors to create customer pull apart from its new design and other features such improved gear shift and more leg room for rear passengers.

    Expected Launch Date: Oct-Nov 2012, Near Diwali
    Price Range: Rs 2.5 lakhs (Approx)
    Segment: Small Car
    Versions: Petrol
    Maruti ALTO 800Maruti has launched Alto 800 in India and India’s largest car manufacturer is back with a boom. With the trusted name backing this car and popularity of Maruti 800 (which this car is supposedly replacing), this car is anticipating a big fan following and huge bookings. Here are some details for Maruti Alto 800.
    Maruti Suzuki has launched its much awaited Alto 800 at Rs 2.44 lakh to 3.56 lakh ex showroom New Delhi for petrol and CNG variant. Launching the car Today, Maruti Suzuki said, the company has already received bookings of over 10,000 units of Alto 800.
    The petrol variant of the new Alto has been priced at Rs 2.44 lakh and would go up to Rs 2.99 lakh and promises a fuel efficiency of 22.74 kmpl. While, the CNG variant has been priced at Rs 3.19 lakh to Rs 3.56 lakh with a fuel efficiency of 30.46 km/kg.
    The seventh-generation Maruti 800 is now the Maruti Alto 800 and has taken 200 engineers and 4 years of development to make it a reality.
    Maruti ALTO 800 engineEngine:

    • 800 cc
    • Engine Type:F8D
    • No. of Cylinders:3
    • No. of Valves:12
    • Engine Control:32 Bit Computer
    • Maximum Power:48 PS @ 6000 rpm
    • Maximum Torque:69 Nm @ 3500 rpm
    • Transmission:5 Speed MT
    • 2 cylinder diesel engine
    • 40 hp power

    • 5 speed manual gearbox
    Mileage: 25 – 30 kmpl
    Maruti ALTO 800
    Pick Up: NA
    Top Speed: NA
    Fuel Tank CapacityNA
    Smallest Car from Maruti
    Would be replacing Maruti 800
    Looks are between A star and Alto

    Probable Competition: Maruti Alto, Chevrolet Spark, Tata Nano, Hyundai Eon
    Best Suited for (Target Audience): People graduating from 2 wheelers to Cars
    Maruti Alto 800 variant-wise pricing: The car will come in six variants — three in CNG and three in Petrol.
    Maruti ALTO 800
    • Alto 800 – Rs 2.44 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
    • LX – Rs 2.76 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
    • LXi – Rs 2.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
    • Alto 800 CNG – Rs 3.19 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
    •  LX CNG – Rs 3.37 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
    •  LXi CNG – Rs 3.56 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi

    Designed with a ‘Solid-Metallic’ look, the all new Alto 800 comes with a wide range of six colours. In addition, Alto 800 offers a choice of two interior colour schemes “Cool Grey or Brown”.
    Maruti ALTO 800Color Range-Interior options:
    Frost Blue, Superior White Silky Silver, Grey or Brown, Granite GreyBlazing RedTorque BlueGrey
    Alto 800 in Frost Blue, Superior White and Silky Silver colours will have two options of Grey and Brown interiors. The Granite Grey, Blazing Red and Torque Blue body colours come with Grey interiors.
    Mileage: Petrol variant is expected to give a mileage of 22.7 kilometre per litre while the CNG version will give a mileage of around approximately 30.26 kilometre per litre.
    Specifications :
      Maruti ALTO 800
    • Dimensions : Length- 3395mm, Width - 1490mm, Height - 1475mm
    • Wheelbase : 2360mm
    • Ground Clearance : 160mm
    • Turning Radius : 4.6 metre
    • Boot space : 177 litres
    • Engine :  796cc three-pot 12-valve engine
    • Max. Power : 48PS @ 6000rpm
    • Max. Torque :  69 Nm of torque @ 3500 rpm

      Maruti ALTO 800
    • Overall length:3395 mm
    • Overall Width:1490 mm
    • Overall Height:1475 mm
    • Wheelbase:2360 mm
    • Tread  
    • Front:1295 mm
    • Rear:1290 mm
    • Minimum Turning Radius:4.6 m
    • Ground Clearance:160 mm

    Kerb Weight:    
    • Alto 800:                695 kg
    • Alto 800 LX:          715 kg
    • Alto 800 LXi:         720 kg. 725 kg (With Airbag)
    • Gross Vehicle Weight:1185 kg
    Maruti ALTO 800
    All  New Cable Type Gear Shift

    Suspension System:       
    Front: Gas Filled Mc Pherson Strut
    Torsion Roll Control Device
    Rear: Coil Spring, Gas Filled Shock
    Absorbers With Three Link Rigid
    Axle And Isolated Trailing Arm

    Maruti ALTO 800Seating:5 Persons
    Fuel Tank:35 litres

    Tyre Size:145/80 R12 (Tubeless)
    • Front-Solid Disc
    • Rear-Drum
    New Maruti Alto 800 Petrol
    • STD – 2.44 lakh
    • LX – 2.765 lakh
    • LXi – 2.99 lakh
    Maruti ALTO 800
    New Maruti 800 Petrol + CNG
    • STD – 3.19 lakh
    • LX – 3.37 lakh
    • LXi- 3.56 lakh
    • Immobilizer

     LX = STD +
    • Heater / AC
    • B&C pillar trims
    • Front seat back scoops
    • Remore fuel lid opener
      LXI = LX +

      Maruti ALTO 800
    • Power steering
    • Optional driver side airbag
    • 3 spoke steering wheel
    • Remote tail gate opener
    • Front Power windows
    • Digital clock
    • Full wheel covers
    • Body colored bumpers 

    Vital safety features aren’t standard across variants, but a single driver airbag is available with the top variant as an option. The top-end LXi variants gets power steering, front power windows, internally adjustable ORVMs and remote bootlid opener.
     AC units and storage compartments like a front door trim map pockets are fitted as standard on the mid-LX and top-end LXi variants. Tubeless tyres, dual trip meters and bottle holders are some of the features that you will see across all variants of the new Maruti Alto 800.
    The booking of Maruti Alto 800 is open now.

    2 Responses to “Maruti ALTO 800”

    Alto 800 said...
    October 31, 2012 at 5:03 AM

    After Maruti 800,Alto this car will surely achieve the milestone of highest sale.Indians give top priority to the price and mileage.This car scores in both things and it also possess adequate looks.

    Krishna Mohan Roy said...
    November 5, 2012 at 9:22 AM

    yeah we hope the same

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