Friday, 23 November 2012

Maruti Alto 800 priced at Rs 2.40 lakh

Maruti Alto 800 is the new small car model in India which has been offered at affordable and competitive price range. It is a highly sophisticated small car model by the company having decent body design, advanced comfort, convenience and safety features. In terms of power and performance the new Alto 800 is reported splendid by Maruti Alto 800 reviews and auto experts as well as users.

On the base of body design, features and specifications, the new Alto 800 is the successor of Alto that will soon be discontinued from the Indian auto market. Just like previous model the new small car by MISIL has also been made dual fuel model and it is available in both petrol and CNG options. Maruti Alto 800 Maruti Alto 800 price for the base variant of petrol model is Rs. 2.40 lakh while the top-end variant goes to Rs. 3.10 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). On the other hand Alto 800 CNG has been offered between Rs. 3.15 lakh to Rs. 3.52 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi).

The number of available Maruti Alto 800 variants for gasoline run model form features wise is four like Std, LX, LXI and LXI Airbag. On the other hand CNG run model is available in three variants from features wise like Std CNG, LX CNG and LXI CNG. Due to a large choice of variants and competitive price range the new beast is a tough challenger of new Chevrolet Spark and Hyundai Eon in Indian domestic market.

The offered new Maruti Alto 800 features are decent and proving it a premium hatchback. Its base variant comes equipped with features of folding rear seats, adjustable seats, height adjustable front seats, moulded door trims, dual tone interiors, digital odometer, intergrated antenna etc. while the mid variants offers remote fuel lid opener, air conditioner, front door locks, fabric upholstery, low fuel warning lamp. The top end variants LXI offers front power windows, power steering, remote boot opener, body colored door handles, internally adjustable ORVMs, tail gate handles etc. while the LXI Airbag model offers driver airbag, wheel covers, engine immobilizer as standard part of accessories.


Maruti Alto 800 mileage is claimed very impressive in its segment. It is packed with a re-tuned  0.8L, 796cc, 3-cylinder engine that belts out peak power of 48 PS at 6000 rpm and massive peak torque of 69 Nm at 3500 rpm. The power train is coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox. As per ARAI certificated its petrol model offers 17.5 kmpl of mileage in city and 22.74 kmpl of mileage on highways. Meanwhile the CNG model delivers very impressive fuel economy of 25.5 kmkg in city and 30.46 kmkg on highway. Overall, the small car model, Alto 800 by MSIL is reported a decent and value for money, it is receiving tremendous response from customers.