MARUTI ALTO K10 QUICK REVIEWS
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd was formerly known as Maruti Udyog Ltd. It is a subsidiary of the Japanese automotive manufacturer Suzuki. The Government of India was the founder and owner of the company between 1981 to 2003. In 2003 the Government of India sold the company to Suzuki Motor Corporation.
Maruti Alto has been the pride of the Indian road for 20 long years. Maruti Alto K10 has an elegant new grille and sharp headlights. These two features bring a fresh appeal to the new Alto. The bumper of the car is also newly designed.
Maruti Alto K10 is also a Pride of Technology. It makes every drive memorable with features like keyless entry, power windows, smart play doc with Bluetooth connectivity, and more.
Performance-wise Maruti Alto K10’s engine comes with the factory-fitted S-CNG technology. This allows the owner to get the maximum of the car on the road. Safety has been the top priority of Maruti, and Maruti Alto K10 is not an exception.
The exterior look of the car is eye-catching. The headlights of the car are adjustable. The exterior rear-view mirror is manually adjustable. The tubeless, radial tyre comes in the size of 155/65 R13, and the wheel size is 13.
The dual-toned dashboard is equipped with Electronic Multi-Tripmeter, low fuel level warning light, and digital odometer, coming to the interior design of the car. There is a glove compartment. The tail light of the car is conventional. There is a lamp in the front of the cabin. The fuel tank of Maruti Alto K10 is centrally mounted.
Now coming to further details of the car………
Dimension and capacity
The Maruti Alto K10 is 3545mm in length; width is 1515mm; height is 1475mm with a ground clearance of 160mm and a wheelbase of 2360mm. This car comes with a boot capacity of 177 liters. The passenger capacity of Maruti Alto K10 is five, along with five doors. The Kerb weight of the car is 769kg, whereas the gross weight is 1210kg. The front and the rear tread of the car are 1295mm and 1290mm, respectively.
Engine and Transmission
The car has a K series petrol engine, with a displacement of 998cc. The engine has three cylinders, and each cylinder has 4 DOHC configuration valves. The Maruti Alto K10’s max power is [email protected], and the max torque is [email protected] The engine has an MPFI (Multi-Point Fuel Injection) fuel supply system. This car’s engine is manually transmitted with Front Wheel Drive (FWD) type. The gearbox speed is 5.
Fuel and performance
Maruti Alto K10 engine is a petrol engine with a mileage of 23.95kmpl as per ARAI. The fuel tank has a capacity of 35 liters. This car can reach a top speed of 145 kmph. The engine has a BS-IV Emission Norm Compliance.
Suspension, steering, and break
Maruti Alto K10 is designed keeping in mind with passenger’s comfort with MacPherson Strut in the front suspension and 3 Link Rigid in the rear suspension. It has a manual steering wheel with an adjustable steering column. The gear type of the car is Rack & Pinion. Maruti Alto K10 has a turning radius of 4.6 meters. The break type ventilated Disc in front and Drum in the rear for a safer drive. The car is designed to reach a speed from 0-100kmph in 13.3 seconds.
Keeping the safety of the passengers in mind, the Maruti Alto K10 comes with Anti-Lock Braking System. There are two numbers of airbags, one for the driver and the other for the passenger. There is a passenger rear-view mirror. The rear seat also has a seat belt for rear passenger safety. There is a seat belt warning which alerts the passenger and the driver when it is not properly worn. The body of the car is protected with side and front impact beams. The driver’s seat of the Maruti Alto K10 is adjustable.
The car comes with an engine immobilizer, Crash Sensor, and engine check warning. The car is designed with an anti-theft device that alerts the owner about the intruder. The dashboard has a speed alert that notifies the driver regarding the speed of the car.
Comfort and convenience
Maruti Alto K10 has a surrounding air conditioner to keep the car cool during summer and a heater to keep the passengers warm during winter. The low fuel warning light in the dashboard alters the driver about the fuel condition.
The rear seats have a headrest which comforts your neck during a long drive. The front seat belts can be adjusted according to height. There are cup holders in front but none in the rear.
The ex-showroom price of this beautiful car is between RS3.40 lakh to 4.39 lakh.
The owner gets to choose from 5 available colors of Maruti Alto K10; they are silky silver, Tango orange, Granite Grey, Fire Brick Red, and Superior White.
Now let us see how Maruti Alto K10 has been appreciated by its owners. The new look of the car is highly appreciated. People also love it as it can be used on a daily basis and it is easy to drive in busy roads in India. The car also gives a good mileage during peak hours. The car is claimed to be the perfect tool for beginners as the steering and clutch are comparatively light.
There are some recommendations regarding improving the interior plastic, and some even say that the seats are not comfortable for a long drive. The cabin space in Alto K10 is suited for four people at best by some reviewers.
Keeping all these points in mind, the car is rated 4.4 out of 5.