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Maruti Alto 800 Review. Shocking Truth on Alto 800 Lxi, Vxi with Prices, Features

Maruti Alto 800 Review. Shocking Truth on Alto 800 Lxi, Vxi with Prices, Features

Facts about Maruti Alto 800 with Review of Positives, Negatives. Know On Road Prices, Features List of Alto 800 Lxi, Vxi, Vxi Option Model in India


Maruti Alto 800 Review - BS6 Model

Are you looking for a Brand New Car in 3 Lakh to 4 Lakh Budget Price, then Maruti Alto 800 can be one strong consideration in your Budget Price.

Below is what can Briefly Expect from Alto 800 as Positives and Negatives Review

Alto 800 Positives

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 photo

  • A Car for those whose Consideration is a Brand New Car with Manufacturer Warranty in 3 Lakh to 4 Lakh Budget Price
  • Maruti Suzuki Proven Low Cost of Ownership (can expect Mileage of 15 to 16 Kmpl in City and if driven in Controlled Speed to deliver a mileage of 20 to 22 Kmpl on highway). CNG is even more Fuel Efficient. Yes Service Cost are very reasonable too with Average Paid Service bill will be in range of Rs 3500 to Rs 4500 a year
  • 800 cc Engine Low End Performance is reasonable okay. Car Pulls easily if with 1 to 2 Passenger and best for local city commute with average speed lower under 50 Kmph
  • Car with Low Turning Radius, Easy to Park in City Drive Conditions. Good Low End Power Performance 
  • Now available with Standard Safety of ABS, EBD, Driver Side Airbag, Reverse Parking Sensor as basic Safety to provide at Low Speed Impact.


Alto 800 Negatives

  • If you turn on AC and has 4 People in Car - performance will be degraded with a feel of Underperformer in Mid range (above 40 Kmph speed)
  • Build Quality is highly questionable. Global NCAP gave 0 Star Rating to Car few year back when performbed Crash test
  • Rear Seat Legroom is very average. Shoulder room space is tight. Rear Seat Headroom space is tight for Taller Passenger
  • Not Recommended for Highway, Smaller 12 Inch Tyres, 800cc Engine. Best to drive if following speed under 65 to 70 Kmph. Thats important for Safety too
  • Smallest Boot Space at just 177 Litres - again makes a way that its not a car meant for Vacation Trips. 
  • Social Status - Entry Segment 800cc Car


Maruti Alto 800 Model Prices, Features List (Lxi, Vxi, Vxi Plus Model)

Although Alto 800 Price starts at Rs 2.95 Lakh but that a NON AC Standard Car, which is impractical and not in demand, Hence referring in from Alto 800 Lxi Model

Alto 800 Lxi - Rs 3.53 Lakh (Petrol) / Rs 4.23 Lakh (CNG)

Safety: ABS with EBD, Driver Side Airbag, Reverse Parking Sensor, Seat Belt Reminder, Immobiliser

Convenience: Electric Power Steering, Front Door Power Window, Remote Switch for Boot Opener from inside body,

Styling: Body Colored Bumper, Body Colored Door Handle, 3 Spoke Steering Wheel, Silver Accent in Door Handles and Steering Wheel, Fabric Inserts in Door Trim,  Digital Clock, Full Wheel Cover, Fabric + Vinyl Seat Upholstery, Grey Color Interior Upholstery,

Tyre: 12 Inch Tubeless Tyres

Optional: Co-Passenger Airbag (To Spend Rs 5000 higher for same in On Road Price) for Alto 800 Lxi Option



Alto 800 Vxi  (Alto 800 Vxi Vs Lxi Model Additional Features) - Rs 3.76 Lakh (Petrol)

Safety: Co-Passenger Airbag,

Music System: FM Music System with Bluetooth, Aux USB and Front Door Speakers,

Convenience: Remote Central Lock System (only 1 Key with Remote central Lock), Internal Adjustable Outside Rear View Mirror

Styling: Rear Spoiler, Body Colored ORVM, Body Side Moulding, Rear Parcel Tray, Silver Accent on Center Garnish


Alto 800 Vxi Plus   (Alto 800 Vxi Plus Vs Vxi Model Additional Features) - Rs 3.9 Lakh (Petrol)

7 Inch Smart Play Studio Touchscreen Music System with Android Auto, Apple Car Play as  the only key additional feature over Alto 800 Vxi Model


Maruti Alto 800 Specifications

  • Engine - 796 cc

  • Power bhp - 48 bhp

  • Fuel Type - Petrol

  • ARAI Mileage - 22.05 Kmpl (Petrol) / 31.59 Km/kg (Lxi CNG)

  • Length - 3430 mm

  • Width - 1490 mm

  • Height - 1475 mm

  • Ground Clearance - 160 mm

  • Fuel Tank - 35 Litre

  • Boot Space - 177 Litre


Overall Rating by MyCarHelpine Team: 2 Star Rating


Buying Recommendation

Maruti Alto 800 can be considered for Purchase only if you meet below 4 conditions

  • Cant exceed Budget beyond 4 Lakh
  • Seek only Brand New Car for Requirement
  • Seek a Car for Majorly City Usage to drive in Controlled Speed
  • Seek a Reliable, Fuel Efficient and Low Maintenance Car as Prime Factor

Else, basis Build Quality, 800 cc Power Performance, Compact Space - its rather prudent to exceed budget by 1 Lakh and choose in Maruti Ignis Sigma or look for Used Car for Better Value Buy.

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