September 24, 2016: Maruti Suzuki has announced that it will now offering driver airbag in its Alto series. The safety feature will be provided as an optional attribute from the base variant of Alto K10. The addition means that the buyers can now experience improved safety in Maruti’s entry-level hatchback. The carmaker is also offering left side rear view mirror with all variants of Alto. The announcement comes at a time when Indian Government recently said that it will make airbags mandatory in all cars. Maruti Suzuki has also launched the Alto K10 MS Dhoni edition. The special edition adds a few MS Dhoni themed cosmetic updates for an additonal Rs 12,777 and can be opted for with the Lxi and Vxi variants.
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 Features- Only peppy engine, pick up as good as pre read more 162
I was planning to buy the latest avatar of Maruti Alto since its launch in August 2010 and finally I got my new Alto K10 last month. Maruti Alto K10 is my second hatchback from Maruti and I must say that the company has launched an excellent variant of Alto. Earlier, I had an antecedent of the same model that comes with 3-cylinder, 796cc petrol engine and had a very nice experience with that model.
Look and Style
I love the stylish and sporty cars but smaller budget restrained me to plan for an read more 237
Hi I own a Alto K10 purchased 6 months back and it's an absolutely perfect first car own. Being an entry level hatchback, I expected a lot of compromises but the car has been a utter delight. Here goes my review.
Engine & Transmission- It is a 1.0 litre 3 cylinder petrol engine which has been tuned by Maruti from the earlier version engine and it is superbly refined and peppy. And boy! it loves to rev. The major torque is delivered from 2000 rpm and there is a sudden burst of torque whi read more 22
With the Alto K10, Maruti Suzuki has taken the term ‘power to the people’ a bit too literally. The K10 shares its underpinnings with the Alto800 and adds a bigger, more powerful engine to the mix. The Alto twins have dominated the sales charts for over a decade, for they follow an utterly simple recipe. A clean design, compact proportions and fuel efficiency that makes sure that the wallet remains fat. What’s the Alto with a bigger heart like? Let’s take a look!
Things We Like in Alto K10
Compact footprint. Just the right size for the city, can be parked virtually anywhere!
Efficiency. Barely pinches the pocket in terms of running costs.
Light steering and clutch makes it a perfect tool for beginners.
Things We Don't Like in Alto K10
Cabin space is suited for four people at best.
Sheet metal quality leaves a lot to be desired. In comparison, the Hyundai Eon feels solidly built.
Stand Out Features
Automated manual transmission. Makes driving around the city even easier!
Optional driver airbag available across variants
This is a car that's meant to serve its purpose of getting you around town. The compact proportions, good fuel efficiency and the super light steering makes it a perfect city runabout.
"The automatic variant, simply ups its city-friendly nature. "
The automatic variant, simply ups its city-friendly nature. In case you need a small hatch for the school or grocery trips on a budget, the Alto K10 should be on your shopping list.
Maruti, is a household name in India. In fact, in remote parts of the country, the term 'Maruti' is synonymous with 'car' - much like 'Xerox' is to 'photocopy'. The Maruti 800 was consistently India's highest selling car for years together. Outselling the competition combined at times. Everyone in the country...
For the masses, alongside its manual transmission, Maruti Suzuki fits an automated manual gearbox to its popular small car Alto K10 which incidentally also receives a midlife facelift. Would the factor of convenience win over traditional manual gear shift, let us find out?
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