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If you are looking for an affordable hatchback without compromising on luxury, then the new Alto K10 can be the ideal family car for you. Here is a comprehensive review of the Alto K10.

Maruti Alto K10

Maruti Alto K10
Maruti’s new Alto K10 has proved to be a great on road performer. The refurbished version of the vintage model looks stylish with vibrant colored upholstery and a sleek design. The car has also improved performance as the earlier 800 cc engine has been replaced by powerful 998 cc engine. This new vehicle is 125 mm longer than its earlier version and is more spacious, especially for the rear seat passengers as this model has come with great knee space. The vehicle is also environment friendly as it is BS IV/E-10/ELV compliant. The new Alto K10 is available in 6 bright shades including silky silver, ecru beige, sunlight copper, fire brick red, midnight black, and superior white. If you are looking for a car that is value for money yet comfortable and stylish, then the Alto K10 can be your best bet. Read through the following sections for a better understanding of this car.

Design & Comfort
The new Alto K10 is a mark of luxury and comfort. The new improved design has made the car more appealing to customers when compared to earlier versions of the car. The vehicle now has stylish eagle eyed headlamps, while the tail lamps are rounded from the top. The vehicle also comes with tinted glasses, a stylish tail gate, trendy wheel covers, body colored bumpers, concise front grill, large 13-inch tubeless tyres, and interesting body side moldings. The Alto K10 will be a driver’s delight for its 3-spoke steering wheel, vanity mirror, front power windows, and stylish gear knob. The car also features an ash tray and a cup holder, accessory socket, and integrated headsets at the front and rear. The new Alto K10 is equipped with upholstery in vibrant new colors along with plush two-tone interiors which provide a classy look to the car.

Engine
The light weight aluminum engine of the Alto K10 ensures a mileage of almost 20.2 kmpl. The new Alto K10 is equipped with a K-series, 998 cc engine which has replaced the earlier 800 cc engine. The car now has a new improved engine now has 3 cylinders, MPFi, KB-series engine. The maximum power output is pegged at 68 Bhp at 6200 rpm, maximum torque is 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. It takes about 13.3 seconds for the engine to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h. The vehicle also comes with a new cable type transmission, which enhances the performance of the car.

Safety
The Maruti Alto K10 is very high in safety and security. The car is equipped with collapsible steering column, headlight leveling device, high mounted rear stop lamp, central locking, child lock facility in the rear door, front fog lamps, side impact beams, improved suspension system and enhanced brake system. The car also has modern i-CATS that minimizes the chances of burglary.

Variants & Price
Two different variants of Alto K10 are available, one is the LXi and the other is the VXI. This car is available in six different colors including midnight black, sunlight copper, ecru beige, silky silver, fire brick red, ad superior white. The ex-showroom price of the basic Lxi is Rs 3.03 lakhs while the ex-showroom price for the Vxi is Rs 3.16 lakhs. Both the prices are introductory prices for the non metallic paint version models. This price is applicable in New Delhi.

Technical Specifications & Features

Overview  
Make Maruti
Model Alto K10
Body Type Hatchback
Number of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 litres
Dimensions  
Length 3620 mm
Width 1475 mm & 1495 mm with Body Side Mouldings
Height 1460 mm
Wheelbase 2360 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Weight  
Kerb Weight LXi-760, VXi- 765
Engine  
Type All Aluminium Light Weight K10B
Number of Cylinders 3
Displacement 998
Transmission 5 Speed MT
Max.Power 68 [email protected] rpm
Max. Torque 90 [email protected] 3500 rpm
Suspension  
Front  Suspension Mcpherson strut with Torsion Type Roll Control Device
Rear Suspension Coil Spring, Gas Filled Shock Absorber with Three Link Rigid Axle & isolated trailing arm
Brakes  
Front Ventilated Disc
Rear Drum
Steering Type Rack and Pinion
Tyre Size 155/65 R13 (Tubeless)

Hope this piece has provided you with all details you wanted to know about this car.