Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), the country’s favourite car maker, is set to charm the domestic audience again with the new Alto 800 launch on October 16, 2012. No other car maker operating in the country knows the Indian consumers better than MSIL, which has been the driving force behind the company’s highly successful rate. The soon-to-be launched Alto 800 promises to become the next ‘Maruti 800′ in the country and is believed to be the most fuel economical and value for money vehicle from the stables of the Indo-Japanese alliance.
The yet-to-be launched Alto 800 features some great thoughtful additions to the interiors as well as exteriors. The car is believed to come trimmed with power steering, power windows along with an Air Conditioning (AC) system, besides featuring a much superior interior cabin space and passenger seats than the current version of the Alto. Coming to the engine specifications, the Alto 800 comes assimilated with a 796 cc petrol motor, which churns out a decent power output close to 47 bhp while the delivering a peak torque of 70 Nm. Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest passenger car maker, has stated that its new Alto 800 small car will also boast of better mileage and nominal CO2 emissions, besides scoring well on under the hood performance.
The rumour-mill is abuzz with immense speculations and mass hysteria regarding the pricing of the upcoming small entry-level car from MSIL. However, the Indian car enthusiasts might have to shell out a sum around Rs. 2 lacs, in order to get behind the wheels of the latest product. The upcoming Alto 800 price tag seems very competitive for the Indian market and the car is believed to become the next mass puller for the Maruti Suzuki. The aggressive pricing rolled out by the company will put the new Alto 800 in a direct tussle against the likes of Hyundai Eon and the top-end model of Tata Nano.
The Alto 800 reviews have so far been mostly positive and the car has been announced by top industry boffins to possess an overall good quality in every respect. The car’s remarkable fuel efficiency of more than 22 km per litre of petrol and a whopping 35 km per litre on CNG will ensure that the 2012 Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 remains a topic of discussion in the living rooms of a number of Indian entry-level small car enthusiasts.