Maruti Alto vs Renault KWID

Should you buy Maruti Alto or Renault KWID? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Maruti Alto price starts at Rs 3.54 Lakh ex-showroom for STD Opt (Petrol) and Renault KWID price starts Rs 4.70 Lakh ex-showroom for 1.0 RXE (Petrol). Alto has 796 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while KWID has 999 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Alto has a mileage of 31.59 km/kg (Petrol top model)> and the KWID has a mileage of 22.3 kmpl (Petrol top model).

Alto Vs KWID

Key HighlightsMaruti AltoRenault KWID
On Road PriceRs.4,98,656*Rs.7,20,101*
Mileage (city)-16 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)796999
TransmissionManualAutomatic
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Maruti Alto vs Renault KWID Comparison

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        Maruti Alto
        Maruti Alto
        Rs4.57 Lakh*
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            Renault KWID
            Renault KWID
            Rs6.45 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.4,98,656*
          Rs.7,20,101*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.9,489/month
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          Rs.13,707/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 674 Reviews
          4.2
          Based on 823 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          Rs.3,387
          Rs.2,125
          Brochure
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          F8D
          1.0 SCe
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          796
          999
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          47.33bhp@6000rpm
          67.06bhp@5500rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          69Nm@3500rpm
          91Nm@4250rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          The number of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder. More valves per cylinder means better engine breathing and better performance but it also adds to cost.
          4
          4
          Transmission Type
          Manual
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          The component containing a set of gears that supply power from the engine to the wheels. It affects speed and fuel efficiency.
          5-Speed
          5-Speed AMT
          Drive Type
          Specifies which wheels are driven by the engine's power, such as front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, or all-wheel drive. It affects how the car handles and also its capabilities.
          FWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage City (kmpl)
          -
          16
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          22.05
          22.3
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          35
          28
          Emission Norm Compliance
          Indicates the level of pollutants the car's engine emits, showing compliance with environmental regulations.
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          The system of springs, shock absorbers, and linkages that connects the front wheels to the car body. Reduces jerks over bad surfaces and affects handling.
          Mac Pherson Strut
          Mac Pherson strut with lower Transverse link
          Rear Suspension
          The system of springs, shock absorbers, and linkages that connects the rear wheels to the car body. It impacts ride quality and stability.
          3-Link Rigid Axle Suspension
          Twist beam suspension with coil spring
          Steering Type
          The mechanism by which the car's steering operates, such as manual, power-assisted, or electric. It affecting driving ease.
          -
          Electric
          Steering Column
          The shaft that connects the steering wheel to the rest of the steering system to help maneouvre the car.
          Collapsible
          -
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          The smallest circular space that needs to make a 180-degree turn. It indicates its manoeuvrability, especially in tight spaces.
          4.6
          -
          Front Brake Type
          Specifies the type of braking system used on the front wheels of the car, like disc or drum brakes. The type of brakes determines the stopping power.
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Specifies the type of braking system used on the rear wheels, like disc or drum brakes, affecting the car's stopping power.
          Drum
          Drum
          Tyre Size
          The dimensions of the car's tyres indicating their width, height, and diameter. Important for grip and performance.
          145/80 R12
          165/70
          Tyre Type
          Tells you the kind of tyres fitted to the car, such as all-season, summer, or winter. It affects grip and performance in different conditions.
          Tubeless Tyres
          Radial, Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          The diameter of the car's wheels, not including the tyres. It affects the car's ride, handling, and appearance.
          12
          14
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          3445
          3731
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1515
          1579
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1475
          1490
          Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
          The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
          -
          184
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. Affects the car’s stability & handling .
          2360
          2498
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          1295
          -
          Rear Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
          1290
          -
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          Weight of the car without passengers or cargo. Affects performance, fuel efficiency, and suspension behaviour.
          762
          -
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          1185
          -
          Seating Capacity
          The maximum number of people that can legally and comfortably sit in a car.
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          The amount of space available in the car's trunk or boot for keeping luggage and other items. It is measured in cubic feet or litres.
          -
          279
          No. of Doors
          The total number of doors in the car, including the boot if it's considered a door. It affects access and convenience.
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          YesYes
          Power Windows Front
          Front windows that can be rolled up and down electronically. A must-have feature for modern-day cars.
          YesYes
          Power Windows Rear
          Rear windows that can be rolled up and down electronically at the touch of a button.
          -
          Yes
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          YesYes
          Rear Reading Lamp
          A light provided in the rear seating area of the car. It allows passengers to read or see in the dark without disturbing the driver.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          Adjustable cushions on the top of the rear seats that provide head support for passengers. They increase the comfort and safety of passengers.
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          -
          No
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          Yes
          -
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Rear
          Rear
          Bottle Holder
          A compartment in the car for holding bottles. Usually located in car door pockets. More bottle holders means more bottles can be stored at once.
          Front & Rear Door
          -
          USB Charger
          A port in the car that allows passengers to charge electronic devices like smartphones and tablets via USB cables.
          Front
          Front
          Luggage Hook And NetYes
          -
          Lane Change Indicator
          Blinking lights on the car's sides that signal the intention to change lanes. It improves road safety.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Remote Keyless Entry,Rear Parcel Tray,Assist Grips (Co - Dr. + Rear),Digital Clock (In Speedometer Display,Sun Visor(Dr.+Co Dr),RR Seat Head Rest - Integrated Type,Remote Fuel Lid Opener,Front Door Trim Map Pocket (Dr.),Front Door Trim Map Pocket (Passenger),Front & Rear Console Bottle Holder
          "intermittent front wiper & auto wiping while washing,rear seats - foldable backrest,sunvisor,lane change indicator,rear parcel shelf,rear grab handles,pollen filter,cabin light with theatre diing,12V power socket(front & rear)"
          Air Conditioner
          A car AC is a system that cools down the cabin of a vehicle by circulating cool air. You can select temperature, fan speed and direction of air flow.
          YesYes
          Heater
          A heating function for the cabin. A handy feature in cold climates.
          YesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          -
          Yes
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Dual Tone Dashboard
          When the dashboard has two colours of trim it's called a dual tone dashboard.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Dual-Tone interiors,B & C Pillar Upper Trims,C Pillar Lower Trim (Molded,Seat Upholstery(Fabric+Vinyl),Silver Accent Inside Door Handles,Silver Accent on Steering Wheel,Silver Accent on Louvers,Silver Accent on Center Garnish
          "fabric upholstery(metal mustard & white stripped embossing),stylised shiny black gear knob(white embellisher & white stiched bellow), centre fascia(piano black),multimedia surround(white),chrome inserts on HVAC control panel and air vents,AMT dial surround(white),front door panel with white accent, chrome parking brake button, chrome inner door handles,LED digital instrument cluster"
          Digital Cluster
          -
          Sami
          Upholstery
          Fabric
          Fabric
          Exterior
          Available ColorsUptown RedSilky SilverGranite GreySolid WhiteAlto 800 ColorsFiery RedIce Cool WhiteMoonlight SilverZanskar BlueMetal Mustard With Black RoofOutback BronzeIce Cool White With Black Roof+2 MoreKWID Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYes
          -
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          NoNo
          Wheel CoversYesYes
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars, however, they're used simply for looks.
          -
          Yes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          -
          Yes
          Integrated Antenna
          -
          Yes
          Chrome Grille
          A shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          -
          Yes
          Projector Headlamps
          Headlights that provide a stronger, more focused beam of light. Provides better light throw and increases visibility at night.
          -
          Yes
          Halogen HeadlampsYes
          -
          Roof Rail
          Rails on the top of the car for carrying luggage. Useful if you have less storage inside the car or if you carry a lot of things while travelling.
          -
          Yes
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          -
          Yes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Body Coloured Bumpers,Body Coloured Outside Door Handles,Wheel Covers(Full),Body Side Molding
          "stylish graphite grille(chrome inserts),body colour bumpers, integrated roof spoiler, wheel arch claddings,stylised door decals,door protcetion cladding,silver streak LED DRLs,LED tail lamps with LED light guides,B-pillar applique,arching roof rails with white inserts,SUV-styled front & rear skid plates with white inserts,Climber 2D insignia on C-pillar - dual tone,headlamp protectors with white accents,dual tone body colour options,wheel cover(dual tone flex wheels)"
          Boot Opening
          Electronic
          Manual
          Tyre Size
          The dimensions of the car's tyres indicating their width, height, and diameter. Important for grip and performance.
          145/80 R12
          165/70
          Tyre Type
          Tells you the kind of tyres fitted to the car, such as all-season, summer, or winter. It affects grip and performance in different conditions.
          Tubeless Tyres
          Radial, Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          The diameter of the car's wheels, not including the tyres. It affects the car's ride, handling, and appearance.
          12
          14
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          YesYes
          Brake Assist
          -
          Yes
          Central Locking
          A system that locks or unlocks all of the car's doors simultaneously with the press of a button. A must-have feature in modern cars.
          YesYes
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          YesYes
          No. of Airbags
          2
          2
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          YesYes
          Passenger Airbag
          An inflatable safety device designed to protect the front passenger in case of a collision. These are located in the dashboard.
          YesYes
          Side Airbag Front
          -
          No
          Side Airbag Rear
          -
          No
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          A rearview mirror that can be adjusted to reduce glare from headlights behind the vehicle at night.
          -
          Yes
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          YesYes
          Traction Control
          -
          Yes
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          -
          Yes
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          YesYes
          Electronic Stability Control
          Improves the car's stability by detecting and reducing loss of grip.
          -
          Yes
          Advance Safety Features
          RR Seat belt ELR Type,High-Mounted Stop Lamp,Front Wiper & Washer(2 Speed+Intermittent)
          traffic assistance mode,rear seat belt reminder,front seat belts with load limiter,pedestrian protection,driver & passenger seat belt reminder,rear door child lock
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          -
          With Guidedlines
          Speed Alert
          A system that warns the driver when the car exceeds a certain speed limit. Promotes safety by giving alerts.
          YesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
          A safety feature that automatically locks the car's doors once it reaches a certain speed. Useful feature for all passengers.
          -
          Yes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          These mechanisms tighten up the seatbelts, or reduces their force till a certain threshold, so as to hold the occupants in place during sudden acceleration or braking.
          -
          Driver
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          -
          Yes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          Advance Internet
          E-Call & I-Call
          -
          No
          Over Speeding Alert
          -
          Yes
          Remote Door Lock/Unlock
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          Radio
          AM/FM radio tuner for listening to broadcasts and music. Mainly used for listening to music and news when inside the car.
          YesYes
          Speakers Front
          Sound system located near the dashboard or in the doors at the front of the car.
          YesYes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          Allows wireless connection of devices to the car’s stereo for calls or music.
          YesYes
          Touch Screen
          A touchscreen panel in the dashboard for controlling the car's features like music, navigation, and other car info.
          YesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          The size of the car's interactive display screen, measured diagonally, used for navigation and media. Larger screen size means better visibility of contents.
          7
          8
          Connectivity
          The various ways the car can connect with devices or networks for communication and entertainment. More connectivity features mean easy access to files and car information.
          -
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto
          Connects Android smartphones with the car's display to access apps for music, chats or navigation.
          -
          Yes
          Apple Car Play
          Connects iPhone/iPad with the car's display to access apps for music, chats, or navigation. Makes connectivity easy if you have an iPhone/iPad.
          -
          Yes
          No. of Speakers
          The total count of speakers installed in the car for playing music. More speakers provide improved sound output.
          2
          2
          Additional Features
          Smartplay Dock,Front Speakers (2) with Speaker Grille
          push-to-talk, video playback (via USB), roof mic, white multimedia surround, dual tone option - mystery black roof with ice cool white body colour
          Usb PortsYes
          Front
          Auxillary InputYesYes
          Rear Touch Screen SizeNoNo
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Maruti Alto

            • Passenger airbag optional on all variants.
            • Maruti’s wide sales and service network
            • Easy to drive with compact dimensions
            • Fuel efficient with a claimed 22.05 kmpl mileage

            Renault KWID

            • Looks better than the rivals
            • Ride quality is ideal for Indian roads
            • Loaded with segment above features
            • Standard safety features now include electronic stability program (ESP), hill start assist, traction control, and tyre pressure monitoring system.

            Maruti Alto

            • No automatic transmission option
            • Stripped out base variant
            • Not very spacious. Taller passengers will have difficulty sitting one behind the other.

            Renault KWID

            • Engine is not the most refined in the segment
            • AMT transmission is slow to shift
            • Build and plastic quality should have been better

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          Which car is cheaper between Maruti Alto and Renault KWID?

          Maruti Alto price starts at ₹ 3.54 Lakh & Renault KWID price starts at ₹ 4.70 Lakh in New Delhi. Maruti Alto is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Maruti Alto and Renault KWID?

          The mileage of Alto is 22.05 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of KWID is 22.3 kmpl in New Delhi. Renault KWID gives better mileage than Maruti Alto.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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