Having launched its first BS-VI-compliant mannequin – the Baleno – simply yesterday, Maruti Suzuki has in the present day rolled out its second BS-VI-compliant automobile – the up to date Alto 800. Now packing extra security gear as normal, the facelifted Maruti Suzuki Alto 800’s worth begins at Rs 2.94 lakh for the bottom Std variant, Rs three.50 lakh for the mid LXi variant and Rs three.72 lakh for the highest VXi variant. In comparison with equal spec model's of the outgoing mannequin, the Alto 800 facelift’s worth is greater by roughly Rs 22,000-28,000.
What’s a serious speaking level is the truth that the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 facelift has been geared up to satisfy the upcoming security norms. As normal, the Alto 800 now will get a driver’s airbag, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, a driver and co-driver seatbelt reminder alert system in addition to a velocity alert system. Twin airbags are normal on the highest VXI variant, and consumers can go for a passenger airbag on the STD (O) and LXI (O) variants. The Alto 800 STD (O) is priced at Rs 2.97 lakh, and the LXI (O) is priced at Rs three.55 lakh, which is a rise of roughly Rs four,000 for an extra airbag. Maruti Suzuki additionally says the Alto 800 facelift complies with the upcoming crash and pedestrian security laws.
As a part of the replace, the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 additionally will get a revised exterior with a grille completed in black, a brand new entrance bumper and a completely redesigned dashboard. Whereas air-conditioning, energy steering and entrance energy home windows are solely obtainable from the LXI variant onwards, the highest VXI variant additionally will get central locking, keyless entry and a music system with Bluetooth connectivity.
One other essential level is that the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800’s engine is now BS-VI-compliant. The three-cylinder, 796cc petrol engine nonetheless places out the identical 48hp and 69Nm because the pre-facelift mannequin, however with upgraded and software program, Maruti Suzuki says the Alto 800’s Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions will drop by almost 25 %. That stated, the Alto 800’s BS-VI-compliant engine isn’t as fuel-efficient as earlier than. The Alto 800 facelift’s gasoline effectivity determine is rated at 22.05kpl, which is notably decrease than the BS-IV mannequin’s 24.7kpl. A five-speed guide is the one gearbox obtainable.
That is the second main replace for this era of the Alto 800, which has been Maruti Suzuki’s best-selling mannequin for 15 years, and is prone to preserve it within the working for some extra time. What this facelift for the Alto 800 means, is that the Maruti Suzuki Future S – spied on a number of events and beforehand stated to be an Alto substitute – might be a standalone mannequin when it’s launched later in 2019.
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|Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 variant-wise costs|
|New Alto 800||Outdated Alto 800|
|Alto 800 Std||Rs 2.94 lakh||Rs 2.67 lakh|
|Alto 800 Std (O)||Rs 2.97 lakh||Rs 2.73 lakh|
|Alto 800 LXi||Rs three.50 lakh||Rs three.25 lakh|
|Alto 800 LXi (O)||Rs three.55 lakh||Rs three.31 lakh|
|Alto 800 VXi||Rs three.72 lakh||Rs three.44 lakh|
|Alto 800 VXI (O)||–||Rs three.50 lakh|