Maruti Suzuki Alto

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The new Alto k10 now sports a bold look which indicates confidence. The old Alto shape has been completely re-structured. With the timely updates, this car remains among the highest selling cars in India.
The new Alto k10 competes with the Renault Kwid and Hyundai Eon, as they have got similar sized engines.




The k10 sports a bold front with wide horizontal lines running through the hood, a large front grille with a dash of chrome, and the sporty bumper. The side profile has sharp aerodynamic lines running through, which adds to the sportiness of the car.
The sweptback headlamps blend well with the bold front look of the car. The rear of the car is as stylish as the front. The broad tailgate gives the car a wider look and the looks are well sculpted and clean. The well-finished tail-lamp cluster gives the car a new and fresh feel.


The interiors of this Alto  have been completely transformed. It now has dual tone interiors and flowing curves, which gives the car a spacious and wider feel. The energetic lines on the dashboard makes the interiors look sportier. It is also been bestowed upon by piano finished stereo, which is loaded with features like CD, USB, AUX and Radio. The speedometer has a classic finish and the cluster gets a RPM meter too, to gauge the speed thrill. The overall silver finish of the instrument cluster gives a premium feel.



The engine now feels lighter and a significant increase in fuel efficiency has been recorded.
It now features a 998cc 3-cylinder engine which offers a maximum 67bhp of power and a peak torque of 9.17kgrm. It has great visibility, reasonably light controls and to drive and park in the city as well. Being a light car, the k10 lets you feel those little jerks on the road. But this vehicle being light, comes in handy with respect to the handling of the car.
The Alto k10 even gets an AMT, which was introduced for first time by Maruti with the Celerio.
The petrol variant claims a mileage of 24.07 kmpl and the CNG one offers 32.26 km/kg.


In terms of safety, this car keeps you completely safe and alert while driving. This car is loaded with safety and convenience features like driver-side air bag for the driver?s protection upon impact, fog lamps to ensure clarity while driving in foggy/rainy conditions or at night; including certain convenience features for a comfortable drive ? the ORVMs can be adjusted from the inside, easily accessible power windows in the front with switches located on the floor console, utility spaces over the glove-box and the console, and nonetheless this Alto k10 now comes with a key-less entry feature, which is all new for the Alto.


Being among the highest selling cars in India, the Alto has already carved a niche in the Indian market. And with the timely updates this car has held its position for quite a long time. It is a budget family hatch with a lot of new convenience and safety features, newly tuned up engine and premium interior and exterior looks, and with the fall in the price range of Rs 3.2 lakh to 4.2 lakh, the Alto is worth buying.



Alto Summary

Avg Ex Showroom Price ₹ 3 Lakh onwards
Mileage: 31.59 kmpl
Engine 796 cc
Seating Capacity 05
Top Speed 140 kmph
0-100 Speed Time 13.3 Seconds

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Specifications of Maruti Suzuki Alto

Engine & Transmission
Engine 796cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, SOHC
Engine Type F8D
Fuel Type Petrol
Max Power (bhp@rpm) 47 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque (Nm@rpm) 69 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Mileage (ARAI) 22.05 kmpl
Driving Range 771.75 Km
Drivetrain FWD
Transmission Manual - 5 Gears
Emission Standard BS 6
Dimensions & Weight
Length 3445 mm
Width 1515 mm
Height 1475 mm
Wheelbase 2360 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Kerb Weight 730 kg
Doors 5 Doors
Seating Capacity 5 Person
No of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Bootspace 177 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension 3-Link Rigid Axle Suspension
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum
Minimum Turning Radius 4.8 metres
Steering Type Manual
Wheels Steel Rims
Spare Wheel Steel
Front Tyres 145 / 80 R12
Rear Tyres 145 / 80 R12

Features of Maruti Suzuki Alto


Airbags 1 Airbags (Driver)
Seat Belt Warning Yes

Braking & Traction

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Yes
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) Yes
Brake Assist (BA) Yes

Locks & Security

Engine immobilizer Yes

Comfort & Convenience

Cabin-Boot Access Yes
Parking Sensors Rear
Headlight & Ignition On Reminder Yes

Seats & Upholstery

Driver Seat Adjustment                                                      4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)
Front Passenger Seat Adjustment 4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)
Seat Upholstery Vinyl
Rear Passenger Seats Type Bench
Interiors Dual Tone
Interior Colours Black and Beige
Folding Rear Seat Full
Head-rests Front


Cup Holders Front & Rear

Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Adjustable ORVM Externally Adjustable
Exterior Door Handles Body Coloured
Interior Door Handles Unpainted
Door Pockets Front
Boot-lid Opener Internal
Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs) Black


Headlights Halogen
Tail Lights Halogen
Cabin Lamps Front
Headlight Height Adjuster Yes

Entertainment, Information & Communication

Smart Connectivity
Android Auto, Apple Car Play
Integrated (in-dash) Music System
Yes (Touch Screen Display)
2(Only Frony)
USB Compatibility
Bluetooth Compatibility
MP3 Playback
AM/FM Radio
iPod Compatibility


Instrument Cluster Analogue – Digital
Trip Meter Electronic 2 Trips
Low Fuel Level Warning Yes
Tachometer No

Manufacturer Warranty

Warranty (Years) 2
Warranty (Kilometres) 40000

Pros & Cons of Maruti Suzuki Alto

Pros of Maruti Suzuki Alto

Stand Out Features

  • Compact dimensions.
  • Fuel efficient.
  • Gets a CNG option.

Cons of Maruti Suzuki Alto

Need Improvement

  • Lacks few features
  • Cramped rear seat
  • Low boot space.

FAQ About Maruti Suzuki Alto

What is the price of Alto in Mumbai?

On road price of base variant of Maruti Suzuki Alto in mumbai is ₹ 3 Lakh. On road price is made up of ex-showroom price, RTO registration, road tax and insurance amount.

Which car is better between Alto vs Kwid?

Alto is priced at ₹ 3 Lakh. It comes with 796 cc engine which generates 47 bhp of power & 69 Nm of torque. Whereas, Kwid is priced at ₹ 3.05 Lakh, comes with 799 cc engine which generates 53 bhp of power & 72 Nm of torque.

What is the minimum down payment required/minimum EMI for Alto?

Yes, Alto can be financed with a down payment of Rs. 0.3 Lakh. Whereas, the exact minimum down payment amount depends on multiple factors like car’s on-road price, your financial eligibility and loan provider bank’s limitations.

What is the mileage of Alto?

As per ARAI, the mileage of Alto is 22.05 kmpl. Real mileage of the vehicle varies depending upon the driving habits. City and highway mileage figures also vary depending upon the road conditions.

Is there any exchange offer on Alto?

There are multiple factors on which exchange value depends. Model year, kms driven, looks, insurances claimed and many such other factors contribute to deciding upon an exchange amount. Hence, to get the best exchange value or offer, we would advise you to get in touch with your nearest Maruti Suzuki showroom. You can find nearest Maruti Suzuki showroom

Things to keep in mind before Buying Maruti Suzuki Alto


When buying a new car in general one must look for things like body panels that are out of line, or load bearing beams that seem to have been damaged. The next thing to check whether the paint is original or it has been repainted, a quick check under concealed plastic panels is a great way to check for unmatched paint. Another thing to check for is underbody rust in humid or sea adjacent areas.

A good way to check if the car has been rear-ended is by checking the boot. Flip open the spare wheel cover and remove the wheel completely. If the car was repaired after an accident the floor will have visible signs as the surface wouldn’t be smooth as it would in an undamaged car.

In the end, always remember to check for complete documentation including service records. Also, do check with the insurance company for any past claims, which will make you aware of the accidents the car has been involved in. Last but not the least, get the car checked from a trusted workshop before closing the deal.



Maruti Suzuki Alto Price List

Alto STD

796 cc, Petrol, Manual, 22.05 kmpl

₹ 3 Lakh
Alto STD (O)

796 cc, Petrol, Manual, 22.05 kmpl

₹ 3.05 Lakh
Alto LXi

796 cc, Petrol, Manual, 22.05 kmpl

₹ 3.58 Lakh
Alto LXi(O)

796 cc, Petrol, Manual, 22.05 kmpl          

₹ 3.62 Lakh
Alto VXi

796 cc, Petrol, Manual, 22.05 kmpl

₹ 3.81 Lakh
Alto VXi Plus

796 cc, Petrol, Manual, 22.05 kmpl

₹ 3.95 Lakh
Alto LXi(O) CNG

796 cc, CNG, Manual, 31.59 kmpl

₹ 4.23 Lakh
Alto LXi CNG

796 cc, CNG, Manual, 31.59 kmpl

₹ 4.37 Lakh

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