Maruti Alto 800 VXI with Airbag launched @ INR 3.54 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki has silently launched the Maruti Alto 800 VXi with Airbag. It may be noted that so far, only the Alto 800 LXi enjoyed an option of an airbag.

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Maruti Suzuki has silently launched the Maruti Alto 800 VXi with Airbag. It may be noted that so far, only the Alto 800 LXi enjoyed an option of an airbag.

Following are the prices for the Alto 800 VXi and VXi with Airbag:

  • Maruti Alto 800 VXi Non-Metallic – INR 3.35 lakhs
  • Maruti Alto 800 VXi Metallic – INR 3.39 lakhs
  • Maruti Alto 800 VXi Non-Metallic with Airbag – INR 3.54 lakhs
  • Maruti Alto 800 VXi Metallic with Airbag – INR 3.58 lakhs

All prices are ex-Showroom, Mumbai

As can be observed, the airbag-equipped Alto 800 VXi commands a premium of INR 19000.

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.

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Specifications

Dimensions

  • Overall length: 3395 mm
  • Overall Width: 1490 mm
  • Overall Height: 1475 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2360 mm

Tread

  • Front: 1295 mm
  • Rear: 1290 mm
  • Minimum Turning Radius: 4.6 m
  • Ground Clearance: 160 mm

Weight

  • 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

Engine

  • Swept Volume: 796 cc
  • Engine Type: F8D
  • No. of Cylinders: 3
  • No. of Valves: 12
  • Engine Control: 32 Bit Computer
  • Maximum Power: 48PS @ 6000rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 69Nm @ 3500rpm
  • 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

Capacity

  • Seating: 5 Persons
  • Fuel Tank: 35 litres

Tyres

  • Tyre Size: 145/80 R12 (Tubeless)

Brakes

  • Front: Solid Disc
  • Rear: Drum
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