New Maruti Alto 800 launch in India - Know all about it here!

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Updated on: 21st April, 2024 IST

New Maruti Alto 800 launch in India - Know all about it here!

For all those waiting for another masterpiece from the reputable house of Maruti, here we bring you the news of

New Maruti Alto 800

launch in India. The new Maruti Alto launch will most probably be launch by 2021. It is high time that Maruti Suzuki commences work on bringing an updated Alto 800 to India. Going by the available reports, it's most likely going to be showcased to the public in early 2019 itself. You can certainly expect this one to be a complete overhaul and not just a simple facelift. The all new next-generation Alto 800 will be introduced in the market during 2021, leaving time for the car to reach Indian borders. However, we will not let you go empty handed. Here are some notable changes or amendments that you can expect with the new Maruti Alto 800 launch.

New Maruti Alto 800 launch – notable points to know

New Maruti Alto 800 – expected launch date, price

Till date, the exact launch date of New Maruti Alto 800 launch is not yet fixed. Nonetheless, news of this new car getting launched and being available in the market early next year is rife. It is true that Maruti enjoys almost 50% of market share in India’s passenger automobile market. However, the newer competitors such as Renault and Datsun are gaining momentum at a rapid rate. Both, Redi Go and Kwid, the direct rivals of Alto 800, give it stiff competition. Maruti recently ventured into the domain of premium cars like the S-Cross and Ignis. But it seems the Indian carmaker is readying to shift full focus on the entry-level segment to establish its position like always.

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The minimum price of the next generation Maruti Alto 800 is expected to be Rs. 3 Lakh. While the maximum price of the new car can extend up to Rs. 4.5 Lakh. The New Maruti Alto 800 will come with an updated engine, modern exterior, lightweight platform, lightweight platform, and a more appealing interior.

New Maruti Alto 800 - specifications

Engine796cc, three-cylinder
Max. Power51 PS
Peak Torque63 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual, 5-speed AMT

Maruti Suzuki has been making use of the small-capacity 3-cylinder 796cc engine for a lot many years. This engine has done duties in two generations of the Alto and the 800. The bare-basic 800 initially came with a less powerful version that was fed by a carburettor and had 35 PS of maximum power. With time, however, the engine received many updates and today, for the Alto 800, it goes on to make 48 PS and 69 Nm. Also, while the 800 came with a 4-speed manual transmission, the Alto gets a 5-speed unit. However, the next-gen model is likely to get more power, which, along with the advanced internals and lower kerb weight, should impart the car with great frugality. The New Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is expected to have a weight savings of 60 kgs compared to the older one, which, along with the more modern motor, should lead to a higher mileage. Also, the new car will be even offered with an AMT.

New Maruti Alto 800 – Mileage

Entry levels cars, especially in India, need to fight for the mileage they have to offer. The next-gen Alto 800 is expected to offer up to 24 kmpl in ARAI test cycle. All in all, we can expect the New Maruti Alto 800 is offer a mileage of at least 20 kmpl on rough Indian roads.

New Maruti Alto 800 – features

New Maruti Alto 800

Although it is an entry-level hatchback, the New Maruti Alto 800 will come with impressive features. This is so because they have kept a good watch on their competitions like Renault KWID, which come with an array of attractive and useful features, in mind. To name a few of the features that sets New Maruti Alto 800 apart from the old one are:

  • Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Front and Rear Power Windows
  • Height Adjustable Driver’s Seat
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Automatic Climate Control

Maruti has always taken safety seriously this time around. The next generation Maruti Alto 800 is no exception and here are some of the features that you can enjoy:

  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Anti-lock Braking System
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
  • Reverse Parking Sensors

New Maruti Alto 800 – Interiors

The interior is expected to be entirely new. Starting with the dashboard, it will have a minimalist appearance and be far better in aspects like features and space. Additional features like foldable luggage-carrying amenity and standard driver’s side airbag will adorn the New Maruti Alto 800 interior. You can avail the option of ABS and the 660cc model will come with features like Bluetooth, AUX, all four power windows, and outside rearview mirrors (electrically adjustable).

New Maruti Alto 800 – Exteriors   

New Maruti Alto 800

This is probably the best part of the New Maruti Alto 800 – the exterior design. The newer version will sport better a design that will enhance the visual appeal of the car. There are chances that the New Maruti Alto 800 might take design prompts from its Japanese sister concern. This car will be a retro design reminiscent of the original Maruti Suzuki Alto and have a crossover-like stance. The attractive design will garner a huge number of eyeballs and give fierce competition to the rugged-looking Renault Kwid.

New Maruti Alto 800 – Specifications    

ModelNew Maruti Alto 800
Launch Date2021
PriceINR 3.5 Lakh to INR 5.5 Lakh
Engine0.8-litre, 3-Cylinder
Power51 PS
Torque63 Nm
Transmission5-Speed Manual/ 5-Speed AMT
Mileageup to 24 km/l
FeaturesTouchscreen Infotainment System, Auto Climate, Projector headlamps, LED DRLs, Alloy Wheels
Safety FeaturesDual Airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts, Reverse Parking Sensors, Reverse Parking Camera

New Maruti Alto 800 – Conclusion

For now, this was all about New Maruti Alto 800. However, there is more information coming up in some time. Keep an eye on this page to know more about the new car. Do let us know in the comment section what you think about this New Maruti Alto 800.


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