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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

By Manoj Kumawat

Maruti Alto 800 launched at Rs 2.44 lakh

Finally, the second revolution in the Indian auto industry has come with the Maruti Alto 800 launch. The Maruti Alto 800 price which starts at Rs 2.44 lakh that will also help make the car popular soon. The small car by Maruti is expected to fetch the same huge response as the Maruti 800 did. As per the company, the Alto 800 bookings have crossed 10,000 units mark and it is believed that it will instantly cross 12,000 units bookings figure today. If that happens it will be one of the biggest times ever in the history. This figure is not unachievable for a car of this nature as small cars sell in huge numbers in the country and as today is the first day of Navratra there will be huge car buying in India. 

Maruti Alto 800 Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Maruti Alto 800 STD Rs. 2.44 Lakh
Maruti Alto 800 LX  Rs. 2.76 Lakh
Maruti Alto 800 LXi Rs. 2.99 Lakh
Maruti Alto 800 STD CNG Rs. 3.19 Lakh
Maruti Alto 800 LX CNG Rs. 3.37 Lakh
Maruti Alto 800 LXi CNG Rs. 3.56 Lakh



Maruti Alto 800--LAUNCH LIVE 
The seriously awaited and wholly India-developed product from No.1 passenger carmaker, Maruti Alto 800 launch is now LIVE. The launch session of Maruti Alto 800 is hosted by Vicky Donor fame and former MTV VJ Ayushmaan Khurana.
The attention grabbing features are being revealed one by one at the launch event and we get you the same as they follow. 
1) Nearly 200 engineers worked for 4 years in the development of Maruti Alto 800
2) ARAI approved fuel economy of 22.7 kmpl with petrol as fuel and 30.4 km per kg with CNG.
3) No AC for Standard trim, LX is offered with AC minus power steering, albeit high end variant is incorporated with AC and power steering.
4) It has got peak power of 47.5 PS at 6000 rpm and peak torque of 69 Nm at 3500 rpm.
5) 6 exciting colors on the offer Frost Blue, Silky Silver, Blazing Red, Pearl Torque, Blue Pearl, Granite Grey and Superior White.


Maruti Alto 800 Pictures
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Maruti Alto 800 Features and Specifications

The new Alto 800 is blessed with a completely new exterior design which is more up market and eye catchy as compared to the previous generation Alto. The front of the car hosts a Chrome grille in combination with petal-shaped headlights. Inside, there is Brown and Gray interior color combination (first time in a small car in India).

The rear passenger legroom of the car has been increased by 15 mm, thanks to the use of innovative scooped front seat backs. Moreover the height of the car has also been increased by 15 mm, which ensures, more head and shoulder room. The top end variants are equipped with convenience features like power steering, driver airbag, front power windows, internally adjustable ORVM, etc. The new Alto will be available in 6 exciting colors including Frost Blue, Superior White, Granite Grey, Blazing Red, Torque Blue and Silky Silver. While the power steering is not a part of base Alto STD and middle range Alto LX. On the other hand AC is not available in base variant.

As most of you may be aware of, the car will be offered in both petrol and CNG versions, with considerably high ARAI mileage figures of 22.74 km per liter and 30.46 km/kg, respectively. While the improvement in mileage for petrol version is 15 percent over the previous generation car, the CNG version is 13 percent more fuel efficient as compared to earlier.

The new efficient engine of Alto 800 is coupled with the technologies like Detent pin technology and cable-type transmission, which reduces the gear shifting effort considerably. The company has branded their CNG technology as Gas Port injection technology (i-GPI) technology, which is a factory fitted CNG version. Peak power and Torque figures of the car are 48PS @ 6,000 RPM and 69NM @ 3,500 RPM, respectively.

Auto industry pundits have predicted a bumper Diwali for Maruti only because of the Maruti Alto 800 as the car has already crossed the booking figure of 10,000 units recently and the number is on the rise. The Maruti Ertiga is also expected to help the car maker succeed in getting some good numbers on the sales chart this month. Apart from this, the prospects of Alto 800 are bright as it has few rivals including Hyundai Eon, Tata Nano and Spark.  

Comments (2)


Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Maruti Alto 800 comes with great features and fuel efficiency car.

Arvind Saini

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Maruti Alto 800 price is too high.

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