The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is likely one of the highest-selling automobiles in India and was initially launched in 2012 with a primary facelift in 2016. Now, the favored entry-level hatchback is due to get yet another major facelift that can convey the automotive in-line with new authorities security norms, whereas spicing issues up with a barely up to date exterior and inside design. These security updates embody the likes of rear parking sensors, a pace alert system, ABS and EBD, together with a driver’s facet airbag as customary on all variants of the hatchback. The brand new Alto 800 can be compliant with upcoming crash take a look at rules that can kick in later this 12 months. That stated, let’s take a more in-depth take a look at what the updates on the outside and inside will likely be like.
New Maruti Alto 800 exteriors
For starters, the brand new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 will get a redesigned front-end with a brand new grille that’s a lot bigger than the slim slit that the present automotive has. The big black plastic grille stretches between the 2 headlamps, which has been retained from the current-generation automotive. Maruti Suzuki has additionally dropped the spherical fog lamp housings from the current mannequin in favour of thinner slits that appear like they may accommodate daytime working lights if wanted. That stated, DRLs is not going to be out there on any variant of the Alto 800.
The entrance bumper additionally will get a brand new decrease grille with a honeycomb design construction as in comparison with the plainer horizontal grille that the present mannequin on sale has. There are not any updates to the rear, with the bumper, tailgate and tail lights being carried over from the present mannequin. That stated, whereas the mannequin that’s presently on sale will get ‘ALTO 800’ badging, the up to date automotive simply will get an ‘ALTO’ badge, and drops the 800 moniker. The Alto 800 additionally continues to get 12-inch metal wheels, painted both silver or black relying on the variant chosen.
New Maruti Alto 800 interiors
Shifting to the inside, the brand new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 will get the identical dashboard because the bigger Alto Okay10. The 2-tone beige and gray dashboard has decrease mounted AC knobs, house for a 2-DIN infotainment system and the instrument cluster from the Okay10, too. The steering wheel has even be up to date to the one from the Okay10. As we talked about earlier, new Alto 800 will get a driver’s facet airbag as customary however there is no such thing as a affirmation simply but on whether or not a passenger facet airbag will likely be customary on all fashions, or if will probably be out there solely on the higher-spec variants.
Whereas sure sellers have already began receiving the brand new Alto 800, there was no official phrase on the launch of the brand new automotive from Maruti Suzuki simply but. Anticipate the up to date Alto 800 to launch quickly with a minor bump in value to justify the security updates and the opposite exterior and inside modifications.