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Maruti Alto 800 vs. Maruti Alto K10

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Maruti Suzuki, undeniably the king of small cars, has offered its flagship products – the Maruti Alto K10 and the newer Maruti Alto 800, to the automobile market of India. Both these cars are popular among the entry level car buyers given to their price and performance. The new Alto 800 is the superior version of Alto K10 with a fresh new fascia, interiors and improved features. Let’s take a look at the difference between Alto 800 and Alto K10.

Last updated on 05-09-2017

 

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Maruti Alto 800 vs. Maruti Alto K10 – Appearance:

Obviously the new Alto 800 is the refined version of older Alto, wherein more space has been created by increasing its height along with width. It is quite sporty in its appearance with its redesigned headlamps, tail lamps and new structuring. The Alto 800 boasts of high mounted headlamps in petal design, two part front grill, trendy spoiler, wheel arches and crystal tail lamps. As far as its interiors are concerned, it features spacious cabin along with decent head and leg room. The Maruti has used quality plastic material to craft Alto 800 dashboard and central console, imparting it a sumptuous look.

On the contrary, the Alto K10 flaunts smart exteriors with redefined eagle eyed headlamps, decent grille, body coloured bumpers, side mirrors and door handles. Its interiors are refined and neatly contrived to offer comfort. All in all, the K10 has trendier interiors, fabric upholstery, trunk carpets, integrated seats and refreshed front console. If we talk about seating comfort, there is more shoulder room and headroom in the Alto 800 as compared to the K10. The K10 has comfortable front seats and a low-slung driving position, while the Alto 800 has a more upright stance.

Maruti Alto 800 vs. Maruti Alto K10 – Performance:

In terms of performance, the Alto K10 is backed by a 3-cylinder 1-litre engine that generates 67 Bhp of power and 90 Nm of torque, with a five-speed manual transmission. Since it is a light car, it has an excellent power-to-weight ratio. Whereas the newer Alto 800 sports the older 796 cc 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 47.5 Bhp of power and 69 Nm of torque. It has a five speed manual transmission with an improved gear shift. If we talk about mileage, the K10 offers mileage of more than 20 kmpl however the new 800 is also not behind with more or less same fuel efficiency.

Regarding comfort, the Alto 800 has a well sorted suspension like the K10 which is focused on comfort over handling prowess. It is a great hatchback for daily use, with its light steering and decent ground clearance. The Alto 800 is equipped with good brakes which provide sufficient stopping power. Talking about the K10, it is a comfortable car with low seats and balanced suspension. Its electronic power steering is very light which makes it convenient to drive in the city.

Here is a comparison between Maruti Alto 800 and Maruti Alto K10 Specifications:

Specifications Maruti Alto 800 Maruti Alto K10
Engine Engine Type 0.8-litre 47.3bhp 9V F8D Petrol Engine 1.0-litre 67.1bhp 12V K Series Petrol Engine
Displacement 796 cc 998 cc
Power 47.3 Bhp @ 6000rpm 67.1 Bhp @  6200 rpm
Torque [email protected] 90 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Drive Type FWD FWD
Top Speed 140 kmph 155.3 kmph
Fuel Zone Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Fuel Capacity 35 Litres 35 Litres
Mileage   20.2 Kmpl

Transmission

 

Type Manual Manual
No. of Gears 5 Speed 5 Speed
Steering Type Power Power
Column Collapsible Steering Collapsible Steering
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Measurements Kerb Weight 720 kg 765 kg
LengthxWidthxHeight 3395x1490x1475 3620x1475x1460
Wheelbase 2360 mm 2360 mm
Ground Clearance  160 mm 160 mm
Safety Front Brakes Disc Ventilated Disc
Rear Brakes Drum Drum
Front  Suspension Gas Filled McPherson Strut , Torsion Roll Control Device McPherson Strut With Torsion Type Roll Control Device
Rear Suspension Coil Spring , Gas Filled Shock Absorbers With Three Link Rigid Axle Isolated Trailing Arm Coil Springs , Gas Filled Shock Absorbers With Three Link Rigid Axle & Isolated Trailing Arm
Tyres Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Tyre Size 145/80 R12 155/65 R13
Others Colors
  • Silky Silver
  • Superior White
  • Granite Grey
  • Blazing Red
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Mojito Green
  • Tango Orange
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Granite Grey
  • Fire Brick Red
  • Silky Silver
  • Superior White
Price After GST (All Variants)
Ex-Showroom New Delhi Rs 2.46 – 3.72 Lakhs Rs 3.26 – 4.12 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 vs. Maruti Alto K10 – Perice After GST:

  • Maruti Alto 800 Price List After GST:

Model Name

Fuel Type

Ex-Showroom New Delhi Price After GST

Maruti Alto 800 STD

Petrol

Rs. 2.46 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 STD (O)

Petrol

Rs. 2.52 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 LX

Petrol

Rs. 2.80 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 LX (O)

Petrol

Rs. 2.86 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 LXI

Petrol

Rs. 3.06 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 LXI (O)

Petrol

Rs. 3.12 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 VXI

Petrol

Rs. 3.25 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 VXI (O)

Petrol

Rs. 3.31 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 LXI CNG

CNG

Rs. 3.66 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 LXI CNG (O)

CNG

Rs. 3.72 Lakhs

  • Maruti Alto K10 Price List After GST:

Model Name

Fuel Type

Ex-Showroom New Delhi Price After GST

Maruti Alto K10 LX

Petrol

Rs. 3.26 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 LX (Airbag)

Petrol

Rs. 3.32 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 LXi

Petrol

Rs. 3.42 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 LXi (Airbag)

Petrol

Rs. 3.48 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 VXi

Petrol

Rs. 3.59 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 VXi (O)

Petrol

Rs. 3.60 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 LXI CNG

CNG

Rs. 4.05 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 VXi AMT

Petrol

Rs. 4.06 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 LXi CNG (Airbag)

CNG

Rs. 4.11 Lakhs

Maruti Alto K10 VXi AMT (Airbag)

Petrol

Rs. 4.12 Lakhs

Maruti Alto 800 vs. Maruti Alto K10 – Verdict:

Both Alto 800 and Alto K10 are quite similar in their features, except that K10 comes with a tachometer, front fog lamps and central locking while the Alto 800 has a provision of driver’s airbag. The K10 has a little extra on features alone but the Alto 800 provides better passenger comfort. The new Alto 800 is also better in terms of designing and interiors along with improved engine performance. Definitely when compared with the K10, the Maruti Alto 800 is a better choice to make due to its price together with comfort and performance.

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