2012 Maruti Alto 800 Vs Old Maruti Alto- Detailed Comparison

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Suzuki VS 800

2012 Maruti Alto 800 Vs Old Alto What Is New In New Alto


Maruti Suzuki has launched their new 2012 Alto 800 in India on 16th 2012. The 2012 Alto 800 is an all new when it comes to the exteriors and of the car, but it does share a lot of of the original Alto 800 CC old model the platform, suspension and engine. But of these components have upgraded or changed in the new Maruti 800.

Alto has been one of the seller cars from Suzuki since recent when the petrol prices hikes significantly and diesel like Swift and Dzire more popular than the car Alto. Also with the new in the segment like Hyundai the sales of the Alto, which has quite dated, had declined The 2012 Maruti Alto is effort to claim its small car back in India with an new and Alto 800.

What Is New In 2012 Maruti 800?

Exteriors And Interiors

If you look at the new Maruti Alto 800 and old Alto, it won’t take any to recognize the vast difference the two. On the exteriors, we can safety say Maruti Alto 800 is an all new car compared to the old as it uses completely new body and sheet metal design.

to the older model, the new model has modern looks, stylish grille, lot of clear glass and air-dams at front and enough appeal to make your turn.

The side profile is completely redesigned with pronounced wheel arches, body lines running all the body starting from bumper right till the tail lamp.

The rear is also much with much improved on the boot gate, stylish shapes tail lamp cluster, high mounted lamp, body lines from side merging with the rear bumper.

looking at the two together, its highly that you find any similarity too.

The side profile is one where there is some mainly because of the similar and overall structure. But the new 2012 800 is smaller in length, uses 12 inch tyres compared to old 13 inch tyres. These changes make a visible and the wheel arches and body along with side headlamps and tail lamps to easily identify the two cars each other.

Coming to the Interiors, the new 2012 800 interiors get rid of the old and pain-jane looks of the and get round AC vents at sides, shapes at the middle, improved with use of silver and beige on the interiors. The interiors come in the of gray and beige to give choice to the customers.

The new steering interiors finishing, new seats, looking door trims make the new Alto 800 look a car from one segment above the old With the new Interiors, the Alto stand a chance to match up to the of Hyundai Eon which looks better from the inside compared to old Alto.

The instrument and the plastic quality has also got in the new Alto making it a much soothing and refreshed car.

Engine and Mileage

Suzuki VS 800
Suzuki VS 800

When it to Engine, Maruti Suzuki use the FD8 engine which was used in old but the engine is a new version in the new car with improved performance and fuel With new and improved components lighter crank shaft, low piston rings, improved ratio, new intake, Maruti has able to achieve much torque of 69 Nm compared to 62 Nm of the older the peak power however same at 47 BHP. The fuel has been improved significantly older 19.73 KMPL to KMPL which is an improvement of 15%.

The gearbox also significant improvements with new shift mechanism used in R and Swift. The cable shift makes gear shift smooth and easy. The transmission is a 5 speed manual but with gear ratios.

Performance And Handling

When it to handling, there is slight in the handling as the suspension has been stiffer compared to the old model, but the quality is not so pleasing on bad roads. On roads, the ride comfort is but if you compared it to the older Alto, it is less comfortable as the suspension has stiffened slightly to improve and reduce body roll.

Old and new 800 use almost the same suspension minor changes in adjustment makes the new Alto 800 handle but slightly less comfortable on bad


2012 Maruti 800 new model has been priced at the same prices as the older starting at Rs. 2.44 Lakhs Delhi. Complete Price of Alto 800 here .


In terms of exteriors, interiors, and mileage, the New 2012 Alto 800 out to be better than the old Alto, but it comes to ride comfort, the Alto with softer and larger tyres fares In totality, it is a big improvement on the outside and the with the engine and driving not too different from the older

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Suzuki VS 800

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