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Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI

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Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    22.74 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    796 cc
  • BHP
    47.3
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Boot Space
    177-litres

Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Review

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd is one of the leading car manufacturers in the country since they were first established in year, 1981. This is a joint venture between India’s Maruti Udyog Limited and one of the world’s biggest car makers Suzuki Motor Corporation, which makes cars as well as super bikes. The fleet of Maruti Suzuki India has vehicles in all the segments of the country’s rewarding car market. It is being said that this leading car maker holds a colossal 44.9% of the market share when it comes to passenger cars. Their range of cars includes entry level cars that are quite reasonably priced, but at the same time have premium sedans and formidable SUVs as well. Maruti Suzuki India is also termed as one of the car makers, which brought a revolution in the Indian automobile sector when they launched their flagship model of Maruti 800 way back in year, 1983. This was one of the cars which brought about an uprising among the Indian population. Then the company also introduced another such affordably priced version called as Maruti Alto, which was rolled out in year 2000. This small hatchback did incredible sales and helped the company to gain the market share in the passenger car segment. Maruti Suzuki India recently has stopped the manufacturing of their Maruti 800 small car, but at the same time has launched a new inexpensive Maruti Alto 800 for the masses. The company launched this wonderful small car in a few variants and is expecting this new 2012 Maruti Alto 800 to do tremendous business for them. The Maruti Alto 800 LXI is the mid level variant and has a well balanced quantity of comfort and safety features, which will certainly impress the customers. This new small hatchback has impressive exteriors and the company has put in a lot of effort to make the interiors refreshing and attractive. There are quite a number of features in this 2012 Alto 800 LXI such as a powerful air conditioning unit, a very responsive power steering, front power windows with switches placed between the seats, a 1-din music system with speakers now fitted in the doors and many more such remarkable features. The company has fitted this Maruti Alto 800 LXI with a 796cc engine, which is capable of churning out pertinent torque and power, which is apt for the Indian road and 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 in six vibrant and lively exterior paint options, which will have a couple of new colors along with the regular black, white, blue and red.

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 design, which is aerodynamic and very sleek. This latest entrant is taller and a tad wider, which means that it will have better interior space as well. The front façade of this Maruti Alto 800 LXI is neatly done up with a smart and trendy front radiator grille, which has a thick chrome strip and 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 body 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 body colored pull type door handles and only a driver side outside rear view mirror, which is 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 bland and 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 LXI 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 LXI is approximately 35 litres, whereas the total kerb weight of this small car is about 720 kgs, which is quite decent.

Interiors

The interiors of this wonderful Maruti Alto 800 LXI are very lively and inspiring. 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 moulded dash board that comes with a new shade of color along with new accents and 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 apposite 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 is carried forward to the door pads as well, 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 attractively shaped air con vents, 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 central console has the AC controls and other buttons along with the music system, which has been integrated in it, while there is also a horizontally aligned bottle holder near the gear shift lever. The speakers are incorporated in all the four doors to keep the parcel shelf empty for added storage of other things.

Engine and Performance

The company has equipped this all new Maruti Alto 800 LXI with a peppy 796cc petrol engine , which is mounted in front transverse position. This lively petrol 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.

Braking and Handling

Maruti Suzuki India has fitted this small hatchback, the all new 2012 Alto 800 LXI with a very proficient 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 LXI 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 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, A, B and C pillars for added all around protection from any accident. The body structure of this small hatchback isa monocoque construction, which makes this car firm and rigid. Then this small hatchback also gets central locking as well along with a few more such safety features.

Comfort Features

This all new 2012 Alto 800 LXI gets a powerful and efficient air conditioner unit, which cools the entire cabin quickly. Then there is a one din music system with speakers in all the four doors to add to the in-cabin ambience. The front seats are adjustable minimally, while this variant also gets a power steering. There are only two power windows for which the switches are placed between the front two seats behind the gear shift lever. There is an internally adjustable external rear view mirror only on the driver’s side. There are a couple of sun visors for the front passengers and also 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 is an odometer as well as a tripmeter along with a fuel gauge along with a couple of other lamps as well.

Pros

Newly designed and refreshing dash board, impressive fuel efficiency, exterior design is rather attractive.

Cons

Quite a lot of features can be added, pick up and acceleration needs improvement, a slight space limitation for the fifth passenger.

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Specifications

ARAI Mileage22.74 kmpl
City Mileage17.0 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine(cc)796
Max Power47.3bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque69Nm@3500rpm
Seating5
Engine Description0.8-litre 47.3bhp 12V F8D Petrol Engine
TransmissionTypeManual
Cargo Volume177-litres
Finance Quotes
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Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Features

Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Engine & Transmission

Engine TypeF8D Petrol Engine
Engine Description0.8-litre 47.3bhp 12V F8D Petrol Engine
Engine Displacement(cc)796
No. of cylinder3
Maximum Power47.3bhp@6000rpm
Maximum Torque69Nm@3500rpm
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemMPFi
Bore x StrokeNo
Compression RatioNo
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeManual
Transmission TypeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
OverdriveNo
SynchronizersNo
Clutch TypeNo

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Performance & Fuel

Top Speed140 kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)19 Seconds
ARAI Mileage (kmpl)22.74
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters)35

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Suspension System, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut
Rear Suspension3 Link Rigid
Shock Absorbers TypeGas Filled
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnCollapsible
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (wheel base)4.6 meters
Front Brake TypeSolid Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Others

Country of AssemblyNo
Country of ManufactureNo
Warranty TimeNo
Warranty DistanceNo

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Dimensions & Capacity

Length3395mm
Width1490mm
Height1475mm
Ground Clearance Unladen160mm
Wheel Base2360mm
Front Tread1295mm
Rear Tread1290mm
Kerb Weight720kg
Gross Weight1185kg
Cargo Volume177-litres
Tyre Size145/80 R12
Tyre TypeTubeless Tyres
Wheel Size12 Inch
Seating Capacity5
No of Doors5

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Comfort & Convenience

Power SteeringYes
Power Windows-FrontYes
Power Windows-RearNo
One Touch Operating Power WindowsNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Air Quality ControlNo
Remote Trunk OpenerYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYes
Accessory Power OutletNo
Trunk LightNo
Vanity MirrorNo
Rear Reading LampNo
Rear Seat HeadrestYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestNo
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNo
Cup Holders-FrontYes
Cup Holders-RearNo
Rear A/C VentsNo
Heated Seats - FrontNo
Heated Seats - RearNo
Massage SeatsNo
Memory Functions For SeatNo
Seat Lumbar SupportNo
Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Cruise ControlNo
Parking SensorsNo
Autonomous ParkingNo
Navigation SystemNo
Foldable Rear SeatNo
Smart EntryNo
Engine Start/Stop ButtonNo
Drive ModesNo
Glove Box CoolingNo
Bottle HolderNo
Voice ControlNo
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
USB ChargerNo
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
Central Console ArmrestNo
Tailgate AjarNo
Gear Shift IndicatorNo
Rear CurtainNo
Luggage Hook & NetNo
Battery SaverNo
Lane Change IndicatorNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Interior Features

Air ConditionerYes
HeaterYes
Adjustable Steering ColumnNo
TachometerNo
Electronic Multi-TripmeterYes
Leather SeatsNo
Fabric UpholsteryYes
Leather Steering WheelNo
LightingNo
Glove CompartmentYes
Digital ClockYes
Outside Temperature DisplayNo
Cigarette LighterNo
Digital OdometerYes
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
Folding Table in The RearNo
Driving Experience Control EcoNo
Height Adjustable Driving SeatNo
Dual Tone DashboardNo
Ventilated SeatsNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Exterior Features

Adjustable HeadlightsYes
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNo
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorYes
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNo
Heated Wing MirrorNo
Rain Sensing WiperNo
Rear Window WiperNo
Rear Window WasherNo
Rear Window DefoggerNo
Wheel CoversYes
Alloy WheelsNo
Power AntennaNo
Tinted GlassNo
Rear SpoilerNo
Removable/Convertible TopNo
Roof CarrierNo
Sun RoofNo
Moon RoofNo
Side StepperNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsNo
Intergrated AntennaNo
Chrome GrilleNo
Chrome GarnishNo
Smoke HeadlampsNo
Roof RailNo
Lighting'sNo
Trunk OpenerNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Safety Features

Anti-Lock Braking SystemNo
EBDNo
Parking SensorsNo
Central LockingNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
Brake AssistNo
Power Door LocksNo
Child Safety LocksNo
Anti-Theft AlarmNo
Anti-Pinch Power WindowsNo
Driver AirbagNo
Passenger AirbagNo
Side Airbag-FrontNo
Side Airbag-RearNo
Knee AirbagsNo
Day & Night Rear View MirrorYes
Head-Up DisplayNo
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
Halogen HeadlampsYes
Rear Seat BeltsYes
Seat Belt WarningNo
Pretensioners & Force Limiter SeatbeltNo
Door Ajar WarningNo
Side Impact BeamsYes
Front Impact BeamsYes
Traction ControlNo
Adjustable SeatsYes
ISOFIX Child Seat MountsNo
KeyLess EntryNo
Tyre Pressure MonitorNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNo
Hill Descent ControlNo
Hill AssistNo
Engine ImmobilizerYes
Crash SensorNo
Blind Spot MonitorNo
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
Engine Check WarningNo
Automatic HeadlampsNo
Clutch LockNo
Advance Safety FeaturesNo
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNo
Rear CameraNo
360 View CameraNo
Anti-Theft DeviceYes

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Entertainment Features

Cassette PlayerNo
Cd PlayerNo
CD ChangerNo
DVD PlayerNo
RadioNo
Audio System Remote ControlNo
Speakers FrontNo
Speakers RearNo
Integrated 2DIN AudioNo
Bluetooth ConnectivityNo
USB & Auxiliary inputNo
Touch ScreenNo
Internal StorageNo
No of SpeakersNo
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
ConnectivityNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Details

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI TransmissionManual
Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI ExteriorWavefront Design /n Stylish Front Bumper & Grille /n Body coloured Bumpers /n Body Coloured Outside Door Handles /n
Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI SteeringPower
Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI TyresTubeless Tyres
Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Engine0.8-litre F8D Petrol Engine
Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Comfort & ConvenienceAssist Grips (Co-Dr + Rear) /n Can Holder /n 1-Litre Bottle Holder /n Dial type Climate Control /n Coin Holder /n Driver Side Storage Space /n Passenger Side Utility Pocket /n Front Door Trim Map Pocket (Dr) /n
Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI FuelPetrol
Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Brake SystemNo
Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI SafteyFront Wiper & Washer With Intermittent /n

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 LXI Colours

Maruti Alto 800 2012-2016 is available in 6 different colours - Silky silver, New Blazing Red, New Forst Blue, New Granite Grey, New Torque Blue, Superior white.

  • Superior white
    Superior white
  • Silky silver
    Silky silver
  • New Granite Grey
    New Granite Grey
  • New Torque Blue
    New Torque Blue
  • New Blazing Red
    New Blazing Red

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