Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 VXi launched @ INR 3.36 lakhs

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Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, the country’s largest selling car maker and the “king” of small cars in India, has finally launched the VXi top-end variant of the very popular Alto 800 A segment hatchback.

The Alto 800 hatchback, which replaced the high selling Alto F8, sports an entirely new design and has a larger cabin space and more features. Powering the car is a retuned version of the tried-and-tested 796cc F8D engine that has a max power output of 47.5 bhp (3.5 bhp more than the earlier iteration of the engine). The engine also benefits from 7nm of more torque. The Alto 800 boasts of an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 22.74kmpl.

The Maruti Alto 800, in the VXi trim, gets additional equipment such as central locking, door side mouldings, full wheel covers, an integrated stereo with USB and four speakers, a left-side wing mirror, a standard driver airbag and a rear spoiler.  The Alto 800 VXI is priced at INR 3.36 lakh (Ex-showroom, Mumbai), which is just 15k more than the Alto 800 LXi’s selling price of INR 3.21 lakhs.

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Specifications


Overall length                    3395 mm

Overall Width                    1490 mm

Overall Height                   1475 mm

Wheelbase                         2360 mm


Front     1295 mm

Rear       1290 mm

Minimum Turning Radius                              4.6 m

Ground Clearance                           160 mm


Kerb Weight    

Alto 800                695 kg

Alto 800 LX          715 kg

Alto 800 LXi         720 kg. 725 kg (With Airbag)

Gross Vehicle Weight                     1185 kg


Swept Volume                 796 cc

Engine Type                                      F8D

No. of Cylinders                                                3

No. of Valves                     12

Engine Control                                 32 Bit Computer

Maximum Power                             48 PS @ 6000 rpm

Maximum Torque                            69 Nm @ 3500 rpm

Transmission                      5 Speed MT

All  New Cable Type Gear Shift

Suspension System       

Front                                     Gas Filled Mc Pherson Strut

Torsion Roll Control Device

Rear                       Coil Spring, Gas Filled Shock

Absorbers With Three Link Rigid

Axle And Isolated Trailing Arm


Seating                                 5 Persons

Fuel Tank                             35 litres


Tyre Size                                              145/80 R12 (Tubeless)


Front                     Solid Disc

Rear                       Drum



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