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New Maruti Alto 800 Vs Old Maruti Alto 800 – Comparison

The 2016 Maruti Alto 800 facelift is surely better than its predecessor in almost every aspect, but the major change comes in the form of improved fuel efficiency.

  • Chhavi Kaushik
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Maruti Alto 800 New Vs Old Model comparison

Since its launch in 2012, the Maruti Alto 800 has been a runaway success for the company, and continues to be among the best-selling models for Maruti. Affordable pricing, practicality and easy city drivability are three big factors that made it such a popular product among first time car buyers. After almost four year, the Indo-Japanese carmaker finally introduced the facelifted version of the hatchback.

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The 2016 Maruti Alto 800 facelift is surely better than its predecessor in almost every aspect, but the major change comes in the form of improved fuel efficiency. Here’s our specifications based comparison between the new and the old Maruti Alto 800.

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New Maruti Alto 800 Vs Old Maruti Alto 800 – Price

Prices of the 2016 Maruti Alto 800 start from Rs 2.49 lakh for the base variant, and go all the way up to Rs 3.76 lakh for the top-end variant (ex-showroom, Delhi). The closing price of the new Alto 800 is relatively more competitive against the Renault Kwid and Datsun rediGo. These price figures also make the new model Rs 8,000 – Rs 11,000 more affordable than the old one. The new Alto 800 offers better style, features and fuel efficiency than before, and that too at the lower price.

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Old Maruti Alto 800New Maruti Alto 800
STD – Rs. 2.60 lakhSTD – Rs. 2.49 lakh
LX – Rs 2.97 lakhLX – Rs 2.83 lakh
LXI – Rs 3.20 lakhLXI – Rs 3.09 lakh
LXI CNG – Rs 3.78 lakhLXI CNG – Rs 3.70 lakh
VXI – Rs 3.34 lakhVXI – Rs 3.28 lakh

Note: Airbag is available as an option across all variants at an additional cost of Rs 6000.

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New Maruti Alto 800 Vs Old Maruti Alto 800 – Mileage

The 2016 Maruti Alto 800 is claimed to be 9% more fuel efficient than the previous model. Powered by a 796cc petrol engine, the hatchback now offers a mileage of 24.7kmpl against 22.7kmpl of the old model. The CNG-powered variant is now 10% more frugal, and returns 33.44km/kg over 30.4km/kg of previous version. One must note that the engine and its power & torque figures remain unchanged.

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Old Maruti Alto 800New Maruti Alto 800 
Petrol – 22.7kmplPetrol – 24.7kmpl (9% improved)
CNG – 30.4km/kgCNG – 33.44km/kg

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New Maruti Alto 800 Vs Old Maruti Alto 800 – Changes

The new Maruti Alto 800 carries a new Aero edge design that enhances its aesthetic appeal. The car gets revised headlamps, wider lower front grille and front fog lamps. No changes have been made to the rear and side profiles of the hatchback.

Inside, the new Alto 800 features newly-designed seat and door trim fabric and improved rear seat comfort with integrated headrest. The facelifted version, additionally, gets rear door child lock and remote keyless entry.

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Exterior ChangesInterior Changes
New Aero Edge designNew designer seat and door trim fabric
New trendy headlamp designImproved rear seat comfort with integrated headrest
Wider lower front grilleRemote keyless entry
Front fog lampsRear door child lock

New Maruti Alto 800 Vs Old Maruti Alto 800 – Colours

Maruti Suzuki offers the new Alto 800 in two new shades – Mojito Green and Cerulean Blue along with the standard 5 colors – Torque Blue, Silky Silver, Granite Grey, Superior White and Blazing Red.

Old Maruti Alto 800New Maruti Alto 800 
Torque Blue, Silky Silver,
Granite Grey, Superior White
and Blazing Red
Mojito Green and Cerulean Blue (+ regular 5 shades)

 

New Maruti Alto 800 Vs Old Maruti Alto 800 – Dimensions

Dimensions of the new Maruti Alto 800 are slightly different than the old model. While the overall length of the hatchback has been increased by 35mm, the width is reduced by 25mm. The facelifted model measures 3,430mm in length and 1,490mm in width. Whereas the height and wheelbase remain unchanged at 1,475mm and 2,360mm respectively. Similar to its predecessor, the new Alto 800 has a ground clearance of 160mm.

Old Maruti Alto 800New Maruti Alto 800
Length – 3,395mmLength – 3,430mm
Width – 1,515mmWidth – 1,490mm
Height – 1,475mmHeight – 1,475mm
Wheelbase – 2,360mmWheelbase – 2,360mm
Ground Clearance – 160mmGround Clearance – 160mm

 

COMMENTS
  1. Maniram Pandey
    June 7, 2016

    Centre luck New 2016 model in alto LXI available show room please send me information by email So I am looking for coming soon in Maruti alto LXI very good branding comfort 4 wheels
    Thanks for your help

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 11, 2016

      Hi Maniram,

      The central locking system is available only on the VXI variant.

  2. Sriyesh
    October 20, 2016

    Alto 800 is top selling car.

  3. Akbar khan
    October 20, 2016

    New alto 800 very good car. Everyone is telling new alto 800 super

  4. Adamjohn
    October 14, 2017

    Positive think of alto 800 is very good resale value like herohonda

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