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May 13, 2014: India's legendary car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has accomplished another milestone in the history of Indian automobiles by rolling out 25,00,00 ALTOs on the road. Alto K10, a revised form of the original Alto takes on the A segment with its advance features and design - bringing life to the original Alto launched in 2000. The new K series 998cc petrol motor  witnesses improvement in efficiency and churns maximum power of 67bhp and peak torque of 90Nm at 3500rpm. The company is also planning to incorporate Alto K10 with automated-manual transmission (AMT) that will serve as a trump card to reach new milestones in future.

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Maruti Alto K10 is the new face of Alto filled with a lot of excitement and shedding a lot of fun on-road. The spirit in Alto K10 fills the void created by dull and sullen looks of standard Maruti Alto. Both the driver and passengers get into peppy mood just by entering the new Maruti Alto K10. The Alto K10 is an epitome of performance and mileage. Fuel economy is something which allows Maruti Alto K10 to win million hearts. Maruti Alto K10 brings in the revolutionary K series engine in India. The exhilarating experience while driving is offered by the all aluminum light weight K-series engine. The new Maruti Alto K10 , an A+ segment hatchback car, is loaded with 1 litre-998cc, 3 cylinder K10B engine that belts out a max power of 68 Ps at 6200 rpm and pumps out the highest torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm which additionally lowers the emissions and increases fuel efficiency. Best-in-class performance is delivered by Alto K10. It takes just 13.3 sec to accelerate from 1-100 kmph. Even a grand mileage of 20.2 kmpl is ensured by Maruti Alto K10. The model comes in two variants that are Alto K10 LXi and Alto K10 VXi. Both the variants are BS IV emission norms and ELV (End of life vehicle) compliant. A new cable type gear system for effortless gear shifting is used in this new avatar of Alto.


The newly launched upgraded version of Maruti Alto K10 announces its arrival and is constituted of numerous sedan like features. Alto K10 - comes with an array of latest features that include Internally adjustable ORVMs, tinted glasses, body colored bumpers, precise and smart front grille, bold headlamps, stylish tail gate with a wedge, large13-inch tubeless tyres, new rear combination lamps, trendy wheel-covers and interesting body side moldings. In addition to these, are some funky interior features such as vibrant new colours for upholstery, colour coordinated door trim fabric, stylish gear knob, integrated headrests at front and rear, all-new speedometer, tachometer and electronic tripmeter, vanity mirror, accessory socket, rear parcel tray, ash tray & cup holder, front power windows, air-conditioner and a heater, Key-off reminder, power steering, improved knee-room for rear seat passenger comfort, remote fuel tank lid and back door opener. The new Maruti Alto K10 is also equipped with active and passive safety features that increase the safety level for the driver and the passengers. The safety and security features include collapsible steering column, improved suspension system, improved braking system, side impact beams, front fog lamps, headlight leveling device, the child locks on the rear door, central locking, engine immobilizer through i-CATS-to minimize chances of burglary and high mounted rear stop lamp.

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  • Maruti Alto K10 LXI

    The company has equipped this vehicle with a powerful 1.0-litre, all aluminum, light weight, K-10B engine that complies with BS IV emission standard. This engine is integrated with 3-cylinders and 12-valves that produces a total displacement capacity of 998cc. Its multi-point fuel injection system allows it to produce a maximum power of 67.1Bhp at 6200rpm, while generating a commanding torque output of 90Nm at 3500rpm. This engine is skillfully paired with an all new 5-speed cable type manual gearshift box that sends the torque output to the front wheels. It has the ability to return a peak mileage of 20.92 Kmpl, which is rather good. This base trim comes with features like an air conditioning system with heater, power steering system, electronic trip-meter, driver side internally adjustable ORVM, tinted glasses, remote fuel lid opener and remote boot opener. It also comes with utility features like sunvisor, ashtray, ABC pillar trims, 2-cup holders, cabin lamp, rear backrest folding and so on. Some of its safety aspects include collapsible steering column, side impact beams, child lock, headlight leveling device, immobilizer iCATS, and high mounted stop lamp.

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  • Maruti Alto K10 VXI

    This top end variant comes with all the aspects that are already in the LXI trim. In addition to those, it comes with full wheel covers, body side moldings, parcel tray, vanity mirror, front power windows, manual central locking, tachometer, internally adjustable ORVMs, accessory socket, front fog lamps and key-off reminder.

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Editor's take : Despite being a 1.0-litre engine, the K10 returns a good fuel efficiency figure. This is thanks to the K-Series engine series from Maruti Suzuki.


Maruti Alto now comes with an upgraded K10B petrol engine that has a displacement of 998cc. This 3 cylinder high powered powertrain of the new Maruti Alto can produce a max power of 68 PS at 6200 rpm and churn out a peak torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The small car comes with new 5 speed cable type manual transmission that helps to get more power and mileage of 20.2 kmpl, according to the company . Fuel economy of Maruti Alto K10 is particularly good because of the compliance to BS1V emission norms.

Power of Maruti Alto K10

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Editor's take : The Alto previously was powered by a 800cc engine, the new 1.0-litre engine has boosted its performance.


Maruti Alto is a very dynamic performer with beautiful design and technology. The revolutionary engine present in Maruti Alto is the reason for its extraordinary performance. The all new Maruti Alto K10 is packed with an engine capacity of 998cc. This newly innovated powerplant is designed for Alto K10 to deliver top power of 68 Ps at 6200 rpm and a torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm with the help of new five speed cable type gearbox . The new engine meets with BS-IV emission norms, E-10 and ELV.


Colors available with all variants of Maruti Alto K10
  • Fire Brick Red
  • Ecru Beige
  • Silky silver
  • Sunlight copper
  • Glistening Grey
  • Superior white

Acceleration & Pick-Up

Editor's take : The acceleration produced by K10 is good and is as good as B+ hatchback.


The all new Maruti Alto K10 is packed with a new engine that produces greater power and torque values than the older version, that increase the acceleration. The new Maruti Alto K10 comes loaded with 998cc, 3 cylinder engine that lays out a top power of 68 PS at 6200 rpm and pumps out a max torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The new cable type 5 speed gearbox assists the engine to do the 0-100 kmph sprint in mere 13.3 seconds . The overall acceleration and pick-up of Maruti Alto K10 is commendable.

Maruti Alto K10 Exteriors

Maruti Alto K10 Exterior

The new Maruti Alto K10 comes with a lot of exterior changes that justifies people calling it a new Avatar of the existing trusted brand. Maruti Alto is a car with a very elegant and stylish exterior look . The features of Maruti Alto that catches the eye the most is its price range and the curvier body that adds tons to its appeal. The chrome accentuated Logo embossed on the front grille of Maruti Alto is well defined exhibiting people's trust and faith in the company. The stylish front body color bumpers gives extraordinary looks to the car and the attractive front grille looks very elegant which merges well with the identity of Maruti Alto and makes it stunning and appealing. This time, the headlamp cluster is designed in bold eagle-eye shape with crystal-clear lens which attracts onlookers at first glance. The front fog lamps are fitted in round shape slot and other parts of the front view remains the same as in the old Maruti Alto. To add to the style quotient of the hatchback - Maruti Alto K10 , internally adjustable rear view mirrors are wrapped in body colour along with bumpers. The door handles have black treatment and provide distinctive look to the new entrant. The new Maruti Alto is blessed with 13 inch long tubeless tyres that are bigger than its older version. Wheels cover cannot be missed in the new Alto K10 as they form the special attraction of the car. ABC pillar trims are also provided giving a well-off look to Alto K10. The rear section of the car is packed with a stylish tail gate with wedge.


Exterior Measurements:


While the overall length of Maruti Alto K10 is 3620 mm giving it a small car look, it overall width is 1475 mm. If body side moldings are added to the width, it becomes 1495 mm. The overall height remains considerable at 1460 mm and the wheelbase of Maruti Alto K10 is 2360 mm. The minimum turning radius of the car is just 4.6 m thus ensuring that an effortless parking and turning at corners is facilitated. The total ground clearance of the hatchback is 160 mm. The kerb weight is 760 kg for Maruti Alto K10 LXi and 765 kg for Maruti Alto VXi. Gross vehicle weight is however 1185 mm.

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Maruti Alto K10 Interior

Maruti Alto K10 Interior

Editor's take : The Alto is the bread-and-butter car for Maruti Suzuki and has very basic interiors. The space on the inside isn’t as good as the competition and the feel of the plastics isn’t that great. But the quality of the plastics is decent and things don’t fall apart.


The interiors of Maruti Alto are stylish and chic. The all new three spoke power steering adorns the dash of Alto K10. A stylish gear knob resides between the front seats. The all new Maruti Alto K10 interiors are done with dual tone and high-quality fabric seats are used with vibrant new colors for upholstery and colour coordinated door trim fabric. The front and rear seat are provided with seat headrests with folding rear headrests. Molded door trims with fabric inserts on them give an all new experience while stepping-in Alto K10. Cabin lamp ensures sufficient light in the hatchback for reading and other purposes. Upgrading the overall ambience in cabin, the speedometer in instrument cluster for driver is given amber color illumination.  An all-new electronic tripmeter with Tachometer, vanity mirror, ash tray, AC with heater, sun visor, accessory socket, rear parcel tray and cup holder and front power windows are other interior features of K10.


Interior Comfort


The new Maruti Alto K10 is claimed to be more spacious with ample leg, head, shoulder and knee room in the rear seat row. Remote back door opener and fuel tank lid opener are added features in the all new variants in Maruti Alto. Key-off reminder is a new feature in the car that reminds you to take the key with you. The new Maruti Alto K10 also comes with central locking system. Comfort is given prime importance while designing Maruti Alto K10. A powerful AC is all that you need when you sit in your car after coming from unfavorable weather conditions. Alto K10 does not disappoint you with as it comes with powerful AC and heater. Power steering in the cabin lets you drive smoothly on congested Indian roads. Power windows in front, tinted glass, accessory socket, tripmeter and Tachometer are other material c omforts in Maruti Alto K10 .

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Engine and Performance

Editor's take : The K10 engine on the Alto is frugal and also has good performance. The K10 is a stonker of a performer and sprint runner


The flagship hatchback of Maruti, Maruti Alto is now available with a new 998cc engine that meets with BS-IV emission norms . The new engine is christened K10 B. This 3 cylinder mill lays out a peak power value of 68 Ps at 6200 rpm and generates a max torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm; this engine output is far better than its predecessor. The engine now comes incorporated with 5 speed cable gear shift instead of lever shift that results in increased and uninterrupted performance. As an outcome of the new powertrain, the Maruti Alto K10 can go from 0-100 kmph in just 13.3 seconds that is 4.4 seconds faster than the older horse of Maruti. The thoughtful engineering has made Alto K10, truly an eco-friendly car with ELV (End-of-Life Vehicles) certification ensuring high degree of recycling of raw material and following emission norms of BS IV. The zippy K-series engine is made of aluminum thus ensuring that the engine is light-weight.

Stereo & Accessories

Maruti Alto K10 Accessories

Editor's take : The Alto K10 also misses out in-built music system, but it does get power steering, power windows and air-conditioning.


An integrate music system is missing from the board. Maruti Alto K10 is equipped with an air conditioner and heater that efficiently takes care of the inside temperature. The vents are located at the dashboard in the trademark Maruti style. A lot of storage areas like vanity mirror, ash tray, sun visor, accessory socket, rear parcel tray and cup holders are present as accessories in Maruti Alto K10.

You can now buy Maruti Alto K10 accessories online. Great discounts available.


Maruti Alto K10 Wheels

The all new Maruti Alto K10 is assembled with 13 inch tubeless tyres to improve stability and control on the vehicle. The turning circle radius of Maruti Alto K10 wheels being 4.6 m helps the car to maneuver at turns and parking. The Alto K10 LXi has centre cap on wheels while the top-end Alto K10 VXi has full wheel cover. The tyre size is 155/65 R 13 .

Braking & Handling

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Editor's take : The ride on the Alto is soft, yet most of the jolts filter into the cabin, due to the small tyre size. The handling of the Alto is good enough and even zipping through busy streets isn’t difficult.


Both the braking and suspension systems have been improved in Maruti Alto K10 by the company to improve the safety and control over the car. The front wheels are connected to ventilated disc brakes and the rear wheels are connected to drum brakes. Disc brakes in this front wheel drive prevent the wheels from wearing and tearing. Mcpherson Strut with Torsion Type Roll Control Device suspension are used in the front and Coil Spring, Gas Filled Shock Absorbers with Three link axle and isolated trailing arm suspension are used in the rear.

Safety and Security

Editor's take : The Alto misses out on features like dual airbags, and at the moment only Alto 800 and Eon have these features as optional.


The new Maruti Alto K10 is provided with central locking, key off reminder, seat belts, improved braking and suspension system, front fog lamps and child locks on the rear door . A collapsible steering column is given for protection of driver during collision. Headlight leveling device has been given along with engine immobilizer through i-CATS. This prevents car theft to a considerable level. High mounted stop lamps also enhance the visibility and thus safety to the passengers. The side impact beam of Maruti Alto K10 prevents scratches from nearby vehicles. Advanced safety features like airbags, ABS and EBD are missing but overall the safety package is decent in Maruti Alto K10.

Pros & Cons

Maruti Alto K10 Pros :

1. Affordable initial cost of ownership. 

2. Interior design and style is good. 

3. Utility based comfort features. 

4. After sales service is satisfying.

5. Easy to drive in city traffic.


Maruti Alto K10 Cons :

1. Exterior appearance is outdated.

2. Cabin and luggage compartment space can be better.

3. Safety standards needs to improve. 

4. Acceleration and pickup can be better. 

5. Ground clearance is too low.

Maruti Alto K10 Specifications

Variants Transmission Engine Description Mileage Power AC Power Steering Central Locking
City Highway
Manual 998cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
17.0 20.92 67.1bhp @ 6200rpm Standard Standard Not Available
Manual 998cc
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
17.0 20.92 67.1bhp @ 6200rpm Standard Standard Standard

Maruti Alto K10 Price

Variants New Delhi Bangalore Mumbai Chennai Pune Hyderabad Kolkata
3,15,329 3,32,974 3,38,219 3,28,837 3,29,189 3,27,879 3,35,440   Get On Road Price  
3,28,089 3,45,961 3,51,625 3,41,824 3,42,225 3,40,866 3,48,557   Get On Road Price  
Maruti Alto K10 prices were updated on August 21, 2014
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  • Good Small car with excellent pick up and average mileage, not a spacious one !...
    By pradeep | |997 Views
    7 people found it helpful.
    Look and Style: It's just Ok - small sporty look from front. Comfort: Maruti Alto K10 is not much spacious, ok for city drives for 4 people of aveage height, for long drives the rear passengers will definately get strained due to low space. Pickup: This is the best part of this vehicle, as good as a sports bike , very comfortable to manuever in the heavy traffic Mileage- In city it gives 16 kmpl with Shell premium and 20+ on highways Best... read full review
  • Good car for first users
    By shriniwas | |1616 Views
    8 people found it helpful.
    Look and Style-If compared to other varaints in the Alto series, i like the looks of K10. It looks decent. Comfort: Good. but in less price u can't expect and also can't get comfort. Pickup: Good. it reaches 100kms in about 15 seconds, if drive safely. Mileage-Good. it gives 15+ even before 1st service. Best Features: mileage is can be considered to be a good features that this car holds, else you can't expcet luxury in this price... read full review
  • good car for first time buyers
    By niranjan | |3246 Views
    23 people found it helpful.
    Look and Style good, Comfort: comfortable for four, Pickup: excellent peppy engine, Mileage 17-18 in city and 20+ on highways, Best Features: good looks, power windows, powerful ac Needs to improve: interiors, legroom. Overall Experience: proud owner of alto k10 vxi for more than a year, overall great experience with the car.... read full review
  • Improve Interior ........
    By jagdish | |2299 Views
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    Look and Style   Comfort   Pickup   Mileage   Best Features   Needs to improve  pls improve interior ,Door handle in coloured for top Vxi modal,door beeding not in properly touch in body .pls do the needful.cost is not in issue in custmer.presently custmer is like good interior ,trim,dashboard I10 Hyundai.pls do needful because i m intersted in dis veh.then some improvment is required now.   Overall Experience no words... read full review
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  • The 'AMT' success story Alto K10 to get automatic (AMT) by the end of 2014
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    Maruti is on a joy ride after the over expected demand for the recently launched hatch Celerio. The car debuted as India's first vehicle to be equipped with automatic manual transmission (AMT). Maruti calls it 'EZ Drive', the car is also the least expensive automatic in the country yet. Maruti has recored over 14,000 booking for the hatch and the best part is that more than half bookings were leaned towards the AMT version, finally Indians are accepting automatics!

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  • Maruti Alto K10 musiK Edition launched
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    Maruti Suzuki India has introduced a new limited edition Alto K10 called the musiK Edition. It is an another step taken by the India's largest carmaker to attract buyers and further enhance its sales during the festive season.

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  • Limited Edition Alto K10 Knightracer Launched; 11 New Features!
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    It's the season of Limited editions for India's largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki India, we have recently seen the limited edition Maruti A-Star Aktiv, now the company brings yet another limited edition and this time it's the Alto K10, which is called K10 Knightracer. And the reason is quite apparent, all these limited editions are coming to lure buyers at a time when sales numbers are going low, however MSI has been still doing better than others. The limited edition model is packed with 11 new additional features on the LXi variant making it more stylish and dynamic. Customers can enjoy these features at an attractive additional cost of Rs 13,490/- only.

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  • Hi, I am planning to buy Alto k10, can you please suggest me if my choice is correct. As this is my first car so i am very much confused. So any suggestion would be helpful. Thanks | Reply
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  • How is the performance of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10?

    The Alto K10 uses the same K10 1.0-litre petrol engine with the typical three-cylinder in-line setup, which we also see on the Maruti A-Star and the tall boy WagonR. It is the scaled down version o more

  • What safety features are in Maruti Suzuki Alto K10?

    Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 misses the new age safety features like ABS, EBD, and Airbags etc. as it is a entry level car. But it comes packed with a satisfactory active and passive safety features that more

  • Tell me the engine specifications of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10?

    The all new Maruti Alto K10 is packed with 1.0-litre, 12 valve DOHC K10 petrol engine with displacement of 998cc. The revolutionary aluminium light weight K10 engine of Maruti Alto K10 conforms to more

  • What is the acceleration of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10?

    The acceleration and pick-up of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 is good.


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