Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is an entry-level hatchback that is the starting model of the company’s vast line-up. This small city car is a preferred choice of many first time car buyers as it is affordable, fuel efficient and stylish at the same time. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 STD is the base variant of this series that comes with a F8D petrol engine. With a starting price of 2.5 lakhs, this variant competes with Tata Nano in the market.
The interiors of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 STD have a grey theme with minimal embellishments. The seats in this variant are covered with double vinyl. Other standard elements include floor carpets, floor console, assist grips, C-pillar lower trim, cabin lights and sun visor for driver. Some of the comfort features of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 STD are 1-litre bottle holder, coin holder, dual trip meter, dial type climate control and can holder. This variant does not feature an air conditioner.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 STD can accelerate from 0 to 100kmph in 18.5 seconds and acquire a top speed of 138kmph. Turning radius of 4.6m and a good ground clearance of 160mm make it easy to move around busy city streets in this car. A sturdy suspension system includes gas filled McPherson Strut type suspension in the front and gas filled shock absorbers with coil spring in the rear.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 STD has a good braking system with solid disc brakes in the front and drum brakes in the rear. Safety features of this variant include head light leveling, immobilizer, collapsible steering column, high mounted stop lamp and tubeless tyres.