The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 has been launched in India, with costs starting from ₹3.99 lakh to ₹5.84 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The K10 moniker has returned to the Alto after greater than two years; the earlier K10 was discontinued with the transition to BS6 emission norms. The third-gen Alto K10 is bigger than its predecessor and will get a very new exterior and inside with 1.0-litre petrol engine.
Taking styling cues from the present Celerio, the Alto K10 is now based mostly on Maruti’s Heartect platform thus sufficiently rising in dimension as nicely. It measures 3,530mm in size, 1,490mm in width and 1,520mm in peak, the brand new Alto K10 is 85mm longer and 45mm taller than the Alto 800. The wheelbase, at 2,380mm, has additionally grown by 20mm. The width, nonetheless, stays the identical because the Alto 800.
The hatchback will get large sweptback halogen headlamps and a big hexagonal grille with a mesh-pattern air consumption. In the meantime, the entrance bumper options a couple of angular creases on the sides and a contrasting black trim aspect on the entrance, though there aren’t any provisions for fog lamps or LED DRLs.
Over to the edges, the brand new Alto K10 will get a outstanding shoulder line, flip indicators mounted on the entrance fenders and lift-up door handles. As normal, the Alto K10 rides on 13-inch metal wheels with plastic wheel covers. The rear finish design is straightforward because it options the marginally tweaked tail lights and a rear bumper that mimics the entrance one’s design; nonetheless, the hatchback nonetheless misses out on a rear wash/wiper.
The brand new inside of the Alto K10 incorporates a extra upright dashboard with an all-black inside theme. Taking centre stage is the brand new 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with two silver accents on both aspect.
Components on the brand new Alto K10 such because the switchgear, the steering wheel, management stalks, inside door handles, energy home windows, and aspect AC vents have been lifted from the Celerio, however the digital instrument cluster is exclusive to the Alto.
By way of options, the brand new Alto K10 will get guide air-conditioning, a 7-inch Good Play infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, steering mounted controls, digital speedometer and a four-speaker audio system. Security options on the brand new Alto K10 embrace ABS with EBD, twin entrance airbags and entrance seat belt pretensioners. Maruti can also be providing two accent packages Glinto and Impacto the place the previous is targeted on chrome whereas the latter will get distinction orange accents.
The brand new Alto K10 is powered by Maruti’s new 1.0-litre, three-cylinder, K10C petrol engine that produces 67hp and 89Nm of peak torque. It comes mated to both a 5-speed guide or a 5-speed AMT gearbox and because of dual-jet know-how and idle begin/cease system, the brand new Alto K10 is much more gasoline environment friendly than its predecessor. Maruti claims a gasoline effectivity of 24.39 kpl for the guide variations and 24.90 kpl for the automated variations.
By- The Hindu