The entry-level Maruti Alto 800 LX, which comes with an ex-showroom price of Rs 2,93,700, is currently available with some great discounts.
One can purchase the new Alto 800 at an ex-showroom price of Rs 2.33 lakh after a discount of Rs 60,000.
The model has a BS6-compliant engine and a handful of exterior updates.
The discounts are being offered in order to overcome the sales slump.
Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) emissions of BS6-compliant engine is 25 per cent lesser than the BS4 version.
The Maruti Alto 800 LX is currently available with a cash discount of Rs 40,000 and an additional discount of Rs 20000 is offered in case one sells an old car to Maruti Suzuki’s True Value used car branch.
Combining the RTO charges (Rs 16300) and insurance charges (Rs 17700), the base model of the Alto 800 would cost roughly Rs 257700.
The car is powered by an updated version of the tried-and-tested 796cc, three-cylinder petrol engine that traces its roots to the days of the original Maruti 800.
Maximum power of 48 hp and a peak torque of 69 Nm is produced by the engine.
It comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
The entry-level small car has an ARAI-rated fuel mileage of 22.05 kmpl.