Maruti Alto K-10 details

Maruti Suzuki launched Alto K10, equipped with a K-series, 998 cc engine. This version, called ‘Alto-K10’, comes with improved suspension, new cable-type transmission, superior brake system and more knee-room for rear seat passengers.

The existing Alto clocks average sales of over 20,000 units every month. Maruti Suzuki expects the Alto-K10 to bring in additional customers.

Highlights of Alto-K10

Fuel efficiency: 20.2 km per litre – the highest among petrol cars in A2 segment

Performance: Alto-K10 can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 13.3 seconds

New cable type transmission for easy gear shifting and enhanced driving pleasure

Changes in Dimensions, Exterior and interiors:

Alto-K10 is longer by 125mm to accommodate the bigger K-series engine. It has a new aggressive front, with a differently styled combination of dynamic hood, bold eagle-eye headlamps with crystal-clear lens.

The Alto-K10 comes with

Tinted glasses    Large13-inch tubeless tyres
Body coloured bumpers               Trendy wheel-covers
Precise and smart front grill Interesting body side mouldings
Stylish tail gate  Plush two-tone interiors and an all-new 3-spoke steering wheel

These are aided by

Vibrant new colours for upholstery         Vanity mirror
Colour coordinated door trim fabric Accessory socket
Stylish gear knob Rear parcel tray
Integrated headrests at front and rear Ash tray and Cup holder
Front power windows

All-new speedometer, tachometer and electronic tripmeter               

The designers imparted special attention to the rear exteriors of the Alto-K10 with a newly designed back door and a fresh set of rear combination lamps.

While the existing Alto will continue to serve customers across India, the new sibling, Alto-K10, is specifically targeted at those customers, who are looking for premium features and performance in an economical package. For the record, the existing Alto holds the singular achievement of selling the highest number of units by a single model in a month with a staggering 25,340 units in May 2010.

Superior power and fuel efficiency

Alto-K10 is powered by a 998cc three-cylinder ‘K10B’ engine

Peak power of 68ps@6200rpm

Fine balance of more power and high fuel efficiency

High torque of 90Nm@3500 rpm Low emissions and Low NVH.

Remarkable peppy performance

Alto-K10: High on Safety and Security

Collapsible steering column         Headlight levelling device
Improved suspension system The child locks on the rear door
Improved brake system                Central locking
Side impact beams i-CATS, to minimizes chances of a burglary
Front fog lamps                High mounted rear stop lamp


Air-conditioner and a heater Improved knee-room for rear seat passenger comfort
Power Steering Remote fuel tank lid opener
13-inch tubeless radial tyres Remote back door opener
Key-off reminder Internally adjustable ORVM
A high 160 mm ground clearance 4.6 meters turning radius to take on traffic and parking challenges

Environment Friendly

BS IV compliant

E-10 and ELV compliant

The new Alto-K10 is available in an array of six colours

Sunlight Copper                Midnight Black
Fire Brick Red     Superior White
Ecru Beige Silky Silver

Introductory Price

Model   City        Ex Showroom (Rs)

Alto-K10 LXi        Delhi      3.03 lakh

Alto-K10 VXi       Delhi      3.16 lakh