Maruti Alto 800
Updated On: 1 August 2014

Maruti Alto 800

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Maruti Alto 800

Maruti Alto 800 Description

Maruti Suzuki had taken an evolutionary approach for the development of Alto 800. The car could be best tagged as made in India for India only. MSI's all new Alto 800, which is more fuel efficient and powerful then the current Alto, costs similar to the older Alto F8D. This evolutionary design of Maruti Alto 800 states that the engineers have made quite a beautiful transition from the present day offering to a new one in a very simple and easy manner, as the basic framework remains the same as it was in its predecessor. Moreover, accounting for its performance, when subjected to rigorous road conditions, the new Alto 800 surprises with an improvement over the predecessor’s ARAI rated 19.73kmpl mileage. All new Maruti Alto 800 proves to be a much better performer than the previous version, as it gives a mileage of 22.7kmpl. These figures, showcasing better fuel efficiency, have been achieved through the nifty tweaks that the car has been put through to enhance its efficiency level. The simplicity is the basic attribute here, which has been taken care of right from the very first step of development for this hatchback design. The front fascia is defined by an aggressive two parted grille, prominent hood lines and petal shaped headlamps that just stand out. The huge body-coloured bumper, which bear the lower part of the grille and the smartly crafted fender, adds a masculine character to its nature. The wide windscreen is complemented with rain sensor wipers on the exterior front. The rear portion is highlighted with a huge hatch that speaks quite clearly of the generous amount of space inside to support even the bulkiest of travel kits. The cabin appears fresh as well as airy, all thanks to the big glasses provided for air transition.

 

It is made appealing with new accents, with new plastics and with the dashboard being moulded with an elegant colour theme that continues up till the door pads. The claddings on the pillars are simple and well crafted. With the improved roof line, there is more head room, and comfortable leg room and shoulder space for the occupants inside the cabin. The interiors are also equipped with front console with cup holders, glove box, front door pockets, luggage compartment carpet, and cabin lamps. Maruti Alto 800 houses a powerful engine at its core, which comes with numerous modifications. It boast of a 769cc FC engine, which churns out a maximum of 48bhp at 6000rpm with torque of 69Nm at 3500rpm. To facilitate swift driving, the power-train is complemented with a 5-speed synchronous manual gearbox supplemented with low fiction bearings. The engine, with all the small changes, now delivers a better fuel efficiency of 22.7kmpl. Innovatively developed Alto 800 comes with AC/heater unit, rotatory control to air conditioner, and outside rear view mirrors. The other highlighted attributes adding comfort to the travelling experience are tinted glass, turn indicators, electronic power steering and remote fuel lid opener. The infotainment system of this small car could be defined with remote control and DVD MP3 player. Clear lens headlamps, headlamps levelling device - 4 steps, clear lens tail lamps, and collapsible steering column also make their way into this hatch. The car is integrated with front and rear seat belts, rear seat head restraints, high mounted stop lamps, and booster assisted brakes. The features like side-impact beams, ICATA security system, and tubeless tyres are an add on to the safety and security attribute of the car.

Overall Review

Maruti Suzuki India is the country’s largest car maker and their cars are the most loved and appreciated ones here. Of late, its most anticipated car, Maruti Alto 800 was launched and it went on to become a major success in the Indian car market. The Alto 800 was launched in petrol and CNG engine options. The mileage delivery kept the reputation strong for Maruti Suzuki and made it even better with the price tag attached to it. The looks of the car are nice and quite attractive as compared to its competitors. The top end variant has everything such as body colored bumper, body colored door handles, chic tail lights and nice chrome finishes here and there. On the inside, the interiors are done tastefully and come with many comfort features, such as air conditioning with heater, power windows for the front, three-spoke power steering wheel, high quality fabric upholstery for the seats, and more. All these features make Maruti Alto 800 a perfect small car, which not only delivers impressive mileage, but also has an inexpensive price tag making it easy on pocket. In the Indian car market, Maruti Alto 800 faces competition from Hyundai i10, Hyundai Eon, Chervolet beat and Chervolet Spark.
 
 

Mileage and Fuel Economy

Maruti Alto 800 is available in petrol and CNG engine options. Under the hood, the three-cylinder 796cc petrol mill is on duty and is mated with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The petrol version of the car delivers an excellent mileage of 22.74kmpl. On the other hand, the CNG version of the Alto 800 gives out a massive fuel economy of 30.46km per kg. With such impressive mileage figures and environment-friendly fuel options, the new Maruti Alto 800 becomes more idyllic and perfect for all aspiring car buyers.
 

Colors

Maruti Alto 800 is available in a wide variety of colors. The color range here comprises of Superior White, Silky Silver, New Granite Grey, New Torque Blue, New Blazing Red and New Frost Blue.
 

Acceleration and Pick up

Maruti Alto 800 offers decent pickup and acceleration. The 796cc  petrol engine under the hood is strong and propels the car to the 100 kmph speed mark in 15 to 16 seconds, with a top speed of around 140-145 kmph. As compared to the previous model of the Alto, these figures are better and more improved. The on-road performance has also been bettered, and the credit for this goes to the improved engine.
 

Appearance

Maruti Alto 800 looks very exciting and fresh. This new small car has been designed and developed under the keen surveillance of Maruti’s best engineers. The aerodynamic design provides a smooth and fashionable look to the car. As compared to Maruti Alto, Alto 800 is a bit wider and taller in size. The front of the car looks smart, which is accompanied by the front grille with hints of chrome finishes and the big Maruti Suzuki logo fitted on it. The headlight cluster is pleasant to look at and holds high intensity lamps and side indicators both. Underneath the grille, is a wide air dam that cools down the engine faster. The body colored bumper has been done astutely. Coming to the side profile, the car has body colored door handles with body colored ORVMs. The wheel arches are bold and fitted with 12-inch steel wheels with tubeless radial tyres. The rear end of Maruti Alto 800 has a big windscreen with vivid and lively tail lights. The rear bumper is the same as its body color thus finishing the overall look of the car.
 

Comfort Feature

Maruti Alto 800 has very relaxed and tidy interiors. It comes with air conditioning system with heater that cools/heats the cabin in a matter of few minutes. The metallic finished 3-spoke power steering wheel is smooth and makes the handling and controlling of the car easy. The front seats are manually adjustable. The power windows option is applicable for the front occupants and the ORVM is internally adjustable for the driver’s side. There is some storage space in the front cabin thanks to a decent sized glove box. The dual trip meter, odometer, speedometer display, digital clock and remote tail gate opener are other impressive features here. In addition to all this, there is plentiful of luggage storage space for long trips.
 

Dimensions

Maruti Alto 800 has a decent length of 3395mm along with a width of 1490mm and height of 1475mm. The wheelbase is 2360mm and the ground clearance of 160mm is very thought of.
 

Engine

Maruti Alto 800 is a chic car that caters to most of the needs and requirements of the consumers. Technically speaking, the corporation has blessed the car with a 796cc petrol + CNG engine that has 3 cylinders. This engine has the ability to churn out 47.5 bhp at the rate of 6000 rpm along with producing 69Nm of torque at the rate of 3500 rpm. The 5-speed manual transmission combined with the engine enables the car to deliver an excellent performance on-road and top-class experience is delivered to the driver.
 

Wheels

Maruti Alto 800 has great exteriors, which are accompanied by boldly carved out wheel arches. These wheels arches are fitted with 145/80R12 tubeless tyres that promise a very smooth and hassle free ride even on the uneven and rugged terrains of India.
 

Suspension

Maruti Alto 800 has wonderful handling and the reason behind this is the sporty and very sophisticated suspension system. The front axle has gas filled McPherson strut, Torsion roll control device type suspension, while the rear has coil spring , gas filled shock absorbers with three link rigid axle isolated trailing arm type suspension.
 

Handling and Control

The braking and handling of this car model is nice. The power steering wheel promises smooth handling, while the sophisticated suspension system further enhances and amplifies it. The control here is strong thanks to the presence of disc brakes for the front and drum brakes at the rear. The high mounted stop lamp with engine immobilizer makes the car safe and sound as well.
 

Pros

Innovative appearance, great mileag

Cons

Lack of ABS, EBD, BA and airbags.

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