India’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki is about to launch their new upgraded Alto 800 today. However, it is now revealed that pre-launch bookings for the new Maruti small car have resulted in over 6500 already. And this has happened even before the prices are revealed, which shows that Maruti Suzuki India has got a very strong possibility of proving its claims right of making Alto 800, the next people’s car of India.
The new Alto 800 is more fuel efficient than the outgoing variant and is based on the same platform seen on the earlier Alto which was launched 12 years ago. The new-model will offer fuel efficiency of 22.74 kmpl which is enhanced by 15% as compared to the previous model while it will sport improved gear shift and additional space in rear passenger cabin. Once launched, the company hopes to have a production schedule of 800 cars per day.
From the buyers perspective, the Alto 800 has the perfect recipe. Small size, ultra high mileage engine, built in features such as power steering, air conditioner and some safety features on top models is what the entry level car buyer in India wants and this car will supply the same happily. This car is believed to be the biggest hit of this year, even more than that of the Maruti Ertiga and will be the top selling car in the country, once agian.
Also see – New Maruti Alto 800 – InteriorView