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Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 CNG Base

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Alto 800 CNG Base Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    30.46 km/kg
  • Engine (upto)
    796 cc
  • BHP
    47.3
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Boot Space
    177 liters
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Alto 800 2012-2016 CNG Base Review

Maruti Suzuki India limited is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of passenger cars in the country with vehicles in all the segments of the country’s rewarding car market. This is a joint venture between India’s Maruti Udyog Limited and the Japanese auto giant Suzuki Motor Corporation. Their range of cars includes entry level cars that are quite reasonably priced, but at the same time have premium sedans and other vehicles as well. Maruti India recently has stopped the manufacturing of their brilliant small car Maruti 800, but at the same time has launched a new inexpensive Maruti Alto 800 for the Indian population. The company launched this small car in three variants of petrol as well as CNG and is expecting this new 2012 Maruti Alto 800 to do amazing business for them. The Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base  is the entry level variant and has some fundamental comfort and safety features, which will surely impress the buyers. This new small hatchback has exciting exteriors along with refreshing and attractive interiors. There are quite a number of features in this latest 2012 Alto 800, such as a very receptive steering, storage spaces and many more such remarkable features. The company has fitted this Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base with a 796cc power train, which has the ability of churning out significant torque and power, which is suitable for the country’s traffic conditions. This engine is mated with a smooth and efficient five speed manual transmission gear box. The company is offering this new Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base  in six vibrant and lively exterior paint options, which will have a couple of new colors. These color options are a flamboyant blazing red metallic finish, a superior white, an elegant frost blue shade in metallic finish, granite grey along with silky silver and a magnificent torque blue metallic finish as well.

Exteriors

The exteriors of this new Maruti Alto 800 are very inspiring and have been refined a lot from its precursor. This new small car has a stimulating overall wave front design, which is aerodynamic and very sleek. This latest entrant is taller and slightly wider, which means that it will have improved interior space as well. The frontage of this Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base is neatly done up with a smart and trendy front radiator grille, which has a large company badge embossed on it. This radiator grille is flanked by a biggish head light cluster, which is powered with high intensity lamps, which have been integrated with side turn blinkers as well. Below the front grille is a black colored large and wide air dam, which will help in cooling the engine faster. The black colored bumper is smartly styled, but it doesn’t have fog lamps nor does it have any provision to fix them. The front windscreen is made up of toughened glass and has been fitted with a couple of intermittent wipers to it. The side profile gets black colored door handles and only a driver side outside rear view mirror, which is also black in color. The wheel arches have been fitted with sturdy 12 inch steel wheels, which have been covered with tubeless radial tyres of size 145/80 R12 and these have a better road grip as well . The rear profile is very simple with a large wind screen, a bright and radiant tail lamp cluster and the boot lid getting the standard badging on it along with a curvy body colored rear bumper. The overall dimensions of this roomy small hatchback are fairly good. The total length of this 2012 Alto 800 is a reasonable 3395mm along with a good width of 1490mm that also includes the single driver side outside rear view mirror, which is pretty decent. The overall height of this new entrant is about 1475mm, while the sizeable wheel base of this small hatchback is close to 2360mm. The minimum ground clearance of this impressive hatchback is 160mm, which is quite remarkable. The fuel tank capacity of this new Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base is approximately 35 litres , which is rather good.

Interiors

The interiors of this wonderful Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base are very energetic and striking. The company has done up the interiors of this small hatchback very efficiently and there is room for all and also the entire is very appealing and eye catching. The designers of the company has given this small hatchback a newly designed moulded dash board that comes with a new shade of color along with internal surfaces that are made of good quality plastics. The seating arrangement is quite comfortable with well cushioned slimmer seats, which help in increasing the internal space marginally and gives suitable room for five regular sized passengers. The front seats have integrated head rests while on the other hand, the roof gets moulded lining and fully clad improve the ambience of in-cabin tremendously. These seats are covered with premium quality upholstery with a spanking new design, which adds to the overall beauty of this charming small hatchback. The space is fairly reasonable with ample leg room along with good head and shoulder space, which will surely keep the occupants comfortable. The newly designed dash board gets a large glove box and some open storage space above it as well. Apart from these, there are storage spaces in the doors as well to keep a few things handy for the customers. The storage spaces include a bottle and can holders along with driver side storage and also a passenger side utility pocket. There is also a horizontally aligned bottle holder near the gear shift lever. This small hatchback also has a dial type climate control, coin holder, a dual tripmeter and many more such impressive aspects.

Engine and Performance

The company has equipped this all new Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base with a peppy 796cc, petrol and CNG based engine , which has is mounted in front transverse position. This lively drive train has 3 cylinders, which further have been equipped with 12 valves and is a front wheel drive. This energetic power plant has the capacity to churn out a peak torque yield of 69 Nm at 3500 Rpm in combination with a maximum power output of 47.5 Bhp at 6000 Rpm, which is about 3.5 Bhp more than the previous Alto version. This brisk petrol drive train has been skillfully mated with a smooth and competent five speed manual transmission gear box . The company claims that this small hatchback, Maruti Alto 800 has the ability to generate a health mileage of 22.74 kmpl , which is also certified by ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) and this mileage is apparently about 15% more than the previous version of Maruti Alto. On the other hand, the CNG mode of this hatchback has the ability to churn out an impressive mileage of 30.46 Km/Kg, which is quite amazing and one of the strongest selling points of this new Maruti Alto 800 CNG version.

Braking and Handling

Maruti Suzuki India has fitted this small hatchback, the all new 2012 Alto 800 with a very adept braking system along with a stable and well balanced suspension mechanism, which will keep this small hatchback as well as its occupants steady and give a effortless driving experience. The front wheels of this Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base has been equipped with solid discs, while the rear wheels have been fitted with drum type braking system , which is very efficient on any road conditions. On the other hand, the company has integrated the front axle of this small hatchback with a gas filled McPherson strut type of mechanism along with the highly developed torsion roll controlling device. The rear axle of the Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base gets a coil spring type of a mechanism along with gas filled shock absorbers, which have a three link rigid axle along with an isolated trailing arm. All these systems and mechanisms put together give this new small hatchback a steady and well balanced drive.

Safety Features

The company has given this small hatchback with some very essential safety features, which will take care of the passengers as well as the car. The list includes seat belts for all the passengers, pillars for added all around protection from any accident. Then there is also a head light leveling device, a high mounted stop lamp, an engine immobilizer, front wipe and wash for the windscreen that also has an intermittent wiper, a collapsible steering column and tubeless radial tyres. The body structure of this small hatchback is a monocoque construction, which makes this small petrol cum CNG hatchback firm and rigid as well along with a few more such safety features.

Comfort Features

This all new 2012 Maruti Alto 800 CNG Base gets front seats that are adjustable minimally. There is only a single sun visor for the driver and some storage spaces along with a large glove box. The instrument cluster has bright and large dials along with a number of notification and warning lamps, which help the driver to be updated with the vital statistics of the car. There are floor carpets and a floor console, which further add to the stylishness of the interiors. This small hatchback also has a dual tripmeter along with a fuel gauge along with a couple of other lamps as well.

Pros

Exteriors are fairly good, very standard features but an impressive mileage.

Cons

A whole lot of features can be included; the seats lacks comfort and engine lacks power and pick up.

Key Specifications of Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 CNG Base

ARAI Mileage30.46 km/kg
City Mileage28.29 km/kg
Fuel TypeCNG
Engine Displacement (cc)796
Max Power (bhp@rpm)47.3bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)69Nm@3500rpm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeManual
Boot Space (Litres)177 ers
Fuel Tank Capacity4
Body TypeHatchback

Key Features of Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 CNG Base

Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonNo
Anti Lock Braking SystemNo
Alloy WheelsNo
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearNo
Power Windows FrontNo
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagNo
Driver AirbagNo
Power SteeringNo
Air ConditionerNo

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 CNG Base Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeF8D Engine
Displacement (cc)796
Max Power (bhp@rpm)47.3bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)69Nm@3500rpm
No. of cylinder3
Valves Per Cylinder3
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeManual
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypeCNG
Mileage (ARAI)30.46
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)4
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
Top Speed (Kmph)140
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionGas Filled McPherson Strut , Torsion Roll Control Device
Rear SuspensionCoil Spring , Gas Filled Shock Absorbers With Three Link Rigid Axle & Isolated Trailing Arm
Steering TypeManual
Steering ColumnCollapsible Steering
Steering Gear TypeRack and Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)4.6meters
Front Brake TypeSolid Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Acceleration19 Seconds
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)19 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)3395
Width (mm)1490
Height (mm)1475
Boot Space (Litres)177 ers
Seating Capacity5
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)160
Wheel Base (mm)2360
Front Tread (mm)1295
Rear Tread (mm)1290
Kerb Weight (Kg)720
Gross Weight (Kg)1185
No of Doors5
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Heater
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
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Interior

Tachometer
Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable Seats
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
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Exterior

Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Tyre Size145/80 R12
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Additional Features
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Safety

Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
EBD
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Radio
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
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