Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 was introduced in 2012 and is currently available in petrol and CNG variants. It is the entry level car in the company’s line-up which replaced the highly successful hatchback, Maruti Suzuki 800. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 VXi Airbag is the top-level variant that comes with an airbag for the driver. Apart from being an affordable car, this car comes with the reliability of Maruti Suzuki and bold styling.
Interiors of this city car carry a grey/brown colour theme with fabric upholstery and fabric door inserts. There are silver accents on speedometer, door handles and instrument cluster. The 3-spoke power steering comes with a metallic finish. The list of comfort features in Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 VXi Airbag includes remote back door opener, digital clock, power steering, front power windows, remote fuel lid opener, air conditioner and dual trip meter. There are plenty of utility spaces like can holder, 1-litre bottle holder, coin holder, passenger side utility pocket and driver side storage space.
This city car is capable of delivering maximum speed of 138kmpl and can attain the speed of 100kmph in 18 seconds. The suspension system of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 VXi Airbag comprises of gas filled McPherson Strut type suspension system in the front and gas filled shock absorbers with coil spring in the rear.
The braking system in Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 VXi Airbag consists of solid disc brakes for the front wheels and drum brakes for the rear ones. Safety features of this variant include collapsible steering column, tubeless tyres, central door locking and immobiliser. This variant has one airbag for the driver which is an additional safety measure.