Featured Image Caption: Maruti Alto K10 Launch
Today, 3rd November 2014 is a most valuable day for Maruti Suzuki India, one of the India’s largest carmakers. The company has launched a new version of Alto K10 hatchback, more fuel efficient next generation car. The price of this new version will range between Rs 3.06 and Rs 3.82 lakh. It is available in six versions – LX (Rs 3.06 lakh), LXi (Rs 3.22 lakh), VXi (Rs 3.38 lakh), VXi (O) (Rs 3.57 lakh), VXi Automatic (Rs 3.8 lakh) and LXi CNG (Rs 3.82 lakh).
The Maruti Alto K10 is equipped with automated gear shift and has fuel efficiency of 15%. Equipped with the futuristic technology and with the demanding value for money, the petrol version delivers a mileage of 24.07 kmpl. The advanced CNG trim powered by the Intelligent Gas Port Injection delivers mileage of 32. 26 kilometers per kg in CNG mode.
Alto K10 is wider, taller and roomier. Its roof and doors share the appearance with 800 version, whereas, the rest of the panels i.e. the front fenders, the bonnet, bumpers and even the tail gate are unique.
It is featured with larger and most contemporary appearing head lamps, a most intrusive air dam design and rests on larger 13 inch wheels.
Other exterior features include:
- Side body molding
- Body colored ORVMs
- B-Pillar Black out tape
- Inclined windows
- Aerodynamic shoulder lines
The interiors are having free flowing curves and energetic lines with new dashboard. With the gloss black center console, dual tone finish, matte sliver highlights on the audio buttons, steering and even on the armrest together gives it a most appealing look.
Other interior features include:
- Newly designed 3-spoke steering wheel
- Classy instrument panel with sporty speedometer
- Dual tone interiors
- Keyless entry system
- Internally adjustable mirrors
- Gear shift indicator
- Headlamp warning buzzer
- Front power windows
The taller and wider next generation Alto K10 offers much upgraded and comfortable head and leg room. In order to adjust the legroom for rear seat occupants, the back of the front seat can be removed.
Detent Pin Technology and Diagonal Shift Assist offers most improved gearshift performance. The Gear ratio has been optimized for exceptional drive and fuel efficiency.
With MacPherson strut suspension along with coiled spring in the front and the trailing link with coiled springs in the rear together contributes excellent handling and smooth driving. Moreover, your next generation car also comes with front fog lamps, driver side airbag, 3 points ELR seat belt, high mount stop lamp, seat belt indicators, and head lamp leveling.
The new Alto K10 comes with six body colors – Tango red, Granite Grey, Cerulean Blue, Superior White, Silky Silver and Fire Brick red. The Tango Red which is a signature color has a metallic finish that complements the exterior of the car.