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Alto : Country's New Favourite

By for Maruti Alto 800 2012-10-22 11:38:00.0
40 people found it helpful. 7756 ViewsWrite Review
4 ⁄ 5
  • Appearance
  • Performance
  • Comfort
  • Value For Money
  • Fuel Economy
  • Overall Satisfaction

Pros : Mileage, Comfort, Pricing

Cons : Rear look

Look and Style: Even though the company has pumped in a lot of efforts in changing the looks of the car and they are quite successful also but I personally feel that even tata nano looks better than the new Alto. Although the new alto has good headlamps, and an amazing grille. Comfort Being an entry level car You can't expect a lot of comfort from this car but this car will surely not let you down. Space is optimum and seats are quite comfortable even on long drives. 

Pickup : Pickup is good but not as good as the k10 version obviously because of the smaller engine but yes the pickup is good and city traffic is never a problem. 

Mileage : This is the USP of this car..22.7 kmpl is something which makes up your mind. 

Best Features : Mileage, Comfort, Pricing 

Needs to improve:  Rear look. 

Overall Experience : Amazing entry level car which will make Maruti happy by sales.

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  • Deepak |22 Oct,2012 06:59:12 PM

    The back seat of the car is very small and uncomfortable. I usually like Maruti cars but this car has disappointed me.

    knowtheauto.com |22 Oct,2012 08:58:57 PM

    Cars like alto 800 are not meant for people with good height as the space and legroom are constraints in small cars. Even In 800 previous version the space was very less but for families of low height or small families find these small cars convenient and good for them.

    Sagar Shinde |23 Oct,2012 04:25:44 PM

    I feel that the Alto 800 has been over hyped. Tata Nano is a better car than Alto 800

    www.knowtheauto.com |25 Oct,2012 12:18:43 AM

    Yes, Kind of. I even posted on my review post that in terms of looks..I found Tata nano much better.

  • ayush |22 Oct,2012 08:27:26 PM

    what about the a.c ???????

    knowtheauto.com |22 Oct,2012 09:00:54 PM

    A.C. is superb without any problem. Also the car is launched in end of summers so cooling of A.C cant be judged well.

  • RSN |23 Oct,2012 10:37:41 AM

    What abt CNG, its performance & how much CNG can be carried in it... is it worth taking CNG Variant....

    www.knowtheauto.com |23 Oct,2012 11:10:42 AM

    Since the cng is company fitted..you need not worry about the performance... The cylinder has capacity of 12Kg...

  • abhinav |23 Oct,2012 08:58:56 PM

    very nice car......

    mohit |29 Oct,2012 06:51:31 PM

    While I agree this is going to be a key competitor, I have to say that the design looks frustrating, especially from the side and back.

    pratik |30 Oct,2012 05:42:23 PM

    One of the most frustrating things about the Alto 800 is the look of the car. The back look of the car is very bad and also the back seat space is too less. Tata Nano is another car for middle class people but the car is worth the cost.

  • YOGESH AHIRE |25 Oct,2012 05:40:08 PM

    NEW alto 800 IS STYLIST, prise is more then tata nano so my choice is tata nano

  • ranjan tyagi |27 Oct,2012 04:57:31 PM

    should i go for alto 800 lxi petrol model or alto k 10 vxi petrol as ...........i feel in somethings alto k10 is good as its of 998cc but at d same time i find alto 800 more stylish in looks nd also its of lesser price as compared to k10.......

    www.knowtheauto.com |27 Oct,2012 06:36:56 PM

    According to me the K10 alto has much better looks, interiors, and as well as power when compared to alto 800. But if you are looking for good car in lesser price bracket than go for alto 800. The car won't disappoint you as company has given a lot of attention to this new car. The choice is all yours!!

  • Usha Chandrakant kamble |01 Nov,2012 05:02:16 PM

    I like this car

    Aman |01 Nov,2012 06:10:55 PM

    Hi i am planning to buy a car budget of 2.5 to 3.5lakh But if i would compare the feautre of NaNO LX and Alto LX,,unable to identify the comparison except the Price diff of 1lakh....Tata nano LX is 2.5lakh and Alto LXI is 3.5l. Can somebody pls advise.

    www.knowtheauto.com |01 Nov,2012 06:43:07 PM

    You should go for Alto, Its more powerful and more robust. Also you have an option open for CNG. Do tell me about your decision. Cheers!!

    Aman |02 Nov,2012 01:56:06 AM

    Does CNG available in Capital city Raipur C.G

    www.knowtheauto.com |02 Nov,2012 10:33:03 AM

    Are you asking about CNG Station or The CNG Variant??

    Aman |05 Nov,2012 07:10:01 PM

    yes i was asking about CNG stations.

    www.knowtheauto.com |07 Nov,2012 05:39:58 PM

    That you need to discover by yourself.. :)

  • sanjay |07 Nov,2012 03:39:48 PM

    which one is better car in ALTOK10 VXI, ALTO 800 LXI

    knowtheauto.com |07 Nov,2012 05:40:47 PM

    Go for ALTOK10 VXI if you prefer quality over money..

  • pushparaj |22 Nov,2012 09:00:49 AM

    can any one please advice me on ALTO CNG I will be driving more then 100km daily. many people says I have to spent huge amount on CNG car for maintenance and still car wont last long. Please advice.

    www.knowtheauto.com |23 Nov,2012 10:53:56 AM

    Go for CNG version as your daily run is huge..although company fitted cng doesn't require much maintenance but if we take worst case, even then the cng version will cover up and give you benefits over petrol version.. Do tell me about your decision..cheers :)

  • devender singh |24 Nov,2012 04:33:50 PM

    2 month

  • ramar |24 Nov,2012 05:09:12 PM

    which is the best car alto 800 or k10

    www.knowtheauto.com |27 Nov,2012 12:06:13 PM

    Depends upon how you differentiate...money wise Alto 800is best and performance wise K10.

  • srinivas |28 Nov,2012 01:23:32 AM

    maruthi alto800 airbag is any useful specifically?

  • samit |28 Nov,2012 01:57:51 PM

    can I please know the capacity of cng cylinder of alto 800 cng version. is it 10 kg or 12 kg?

    www.knowtheauto.com |03 Dec,2012 11:21:41 AM


  • samit |28 Nov,2012 02:00:58 PM

    also, is alto 800 cng lxi available with airbag?

    knowtheauto.com |03 Dec,2012 11:26:54 AM

    Yes it is..

  • Raminder |09 Dec,2012 08:59:19 AM

    which car better Hyundai EON or alto 800 ?

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