Value For Money Car

By for Maruti Alto 800 2013-07-20 21:21:47.0
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5 ⁄ 5
  • Appearance
  • Performance
  • Comfort
  • Value For Money
  • Fuel Economy
  • Overall Satisfaction

Pros : FULL METAL BODY, AC, SPACIOUS, HEADROOM

Cons : No CD Player even in its new top VXI variant


Look and Style : Decent looking car,better than its predecessor.Many would prefer Hyundai EON because of its looks (even I wanted to buy Eon) but the fact is,EON is not stable at medium and high speeds because EON has fibre body and ALTO 800 has full metal body so ALTO 800 handles high speeds very well (I personally have driven ALTO 800 to speed of 140 kmph with 3 persons in it). 

Comfort : Good ,but not for long drives,but then this car is for city's cramped narrow lanes so considering that the comfort is excellent because it is bigger than its predecessor and also than the Alto and somewhat equal to the Ritz (I previously had both old 800 and Ritz ZXI).

Pickup : Let me share the lesser-known-fact about any new car.All the companies put a 'Governer' (kind of a speed limiter) which they remove after 1st Service (which is 1000 kms). Due to this, the pick-up would be sluggish and mileage would be very low till they remove the 'Governer'. They do this because the engine of new cars needs to settle down and the engine should not go over 100 kmph till it is settled. 

Best Features : Fully metal body, Air-conditioner, Gear shift,interior and boot Space,headroom. 

Needs to improve : At this price, it lacks some of the features,they should be giving CD player,central locking,speed sensing door locks.

Overall Experience : Very pleasant, as you won't regret buying this car that's for sure because this is the best small car available. 

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  • Kanu |15 Aug,2013 01:11:42 AM

    Do they have power windows at all the windows(Front & back) shock to hear they don't have center locking?

  • ashutosh |19 Jun,2014 11:12:55 AM

    thanks dear.........

  • Ramesh Babu |12 Oct,2015 11:20:27 PM

    Dear Friend Thnk's for Sharing Ur's experience, Really I buy Alto 800 LXi Top end model.

  • janakpandya |29 Nov,2015 10:24:37 PM

    Very nice looking and. Good average in cng cicvence kit 32 Km. But A/c switch is not working smuthli

  • rahul |14 Jan,2016 07:50:46 PM

    First companies used very cheap material in whole there products, just they topi gumma rahey hai customer ki, their is nothing in today's Maruti..bakwass gaddi, copier & workshop are also looting the customer unwanted labour rates& work in air also.

  • Naveen Soni Naveen Soni Naveen |23 Oct,2016 09:30:43 AM

    Alto 800 and new alto 800 ...milenge me itna difference q h..... old alto800 me milenge impossible ho skta h kya

  • vinay dodiya |24 Nov,2016 01:27:34 PM

    Thanks dear for post you experience

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