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|
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|
Model City Ex Showroom (Rs)
Alto-K10 LXi Delhi 3.03 lakh
Alto-K10 VXi Delhi 3.16 lakh