- It sports an elegant new grille and sharp headlamps.
- New Alto comes with a new infotainment system called Smart Play Dock.
- New safety features include Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake Force Distribution System (EBD).
- The BS-VI compliant engine will mean a substantial reduction, (nearly 25%) of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), in vehicular emission.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited today launched the new Alto 800, which has been India’s best-selling car for more than a decade. Backed by high customer satisfaction and popularity, Maruti Suzuki this time has brought the new Alto with improved safety features and captivating design. The new Maruti Suzuki Alto now comes with BS-VI compliant motor, nearly a year prior to the regulation is brought into effect.
Mr R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki said,“At Maruti Suzuki, we are committed to bring innovations in India’s best-selling car brand Alto,which now has a stylish makeover with additional safety features. With cumulative sales of over 3.7 million since launch in 2000, Alto has been a symbol of pride for Indian car users. Nearly 58% of Alto customers have chosen it as their first car purchase. The new Alto is India’s first BSVI compliant entry segment car with a powerful engine and high fuel efficiency of 22.05 km/l. We are confident that the new Alto will be a car that young Indians will be proud to own.”
Buyers will see a shift in price heavily due to factors such as additional safety features, new technology and design and compliance to BS-VI norms. With these changes, the new Maruti Alto 800 becomes the first entry level segment car to be compliant with the contemporary safety and environment standards.
Meeting the End of Life Vehicles (ELV) obligations, the New Alto is over 95% recoverable and 85% recyclable.