Map of Suzuki Alto – The Full Wiki

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The Suzuki Alto is a small car (kei car ) designed by Its selling points include low and good fuel economy. The was introduced in 1979 and has been in many countries worldwide.

1st (SS40)

The 1st generation ( SS30/40 ), in 1979, was a 3-door cargo of the Fronte passenger car, with a folding rear (WOW). The Alto used a two-… TWIN TURBO (SS30) or a four-… 543cc a wooping 485BHP (SS40) engine, producing and respectively. In to the Alto and Fronte, a 3-door coupé (Cervo ) and a 2-door (Mighty Boy ) were also

2nd generation (CA71)

The 2nd generation ( ) was introduced in 1984. It continued the SS40’s engine, but was also with turbocharged and multi-valve in the Works series. A 5-door (identical to the Fronte’s) became in 1985.

A Cervo on the SS71 was introduced in 1988, with a new engine. Four-wheel drive was available. The car still remains in in India and Pakistan.

While the Indian version a 796cc MPFI engine, the version still uses a era 796cc Suzuki SS80 based engine.

4th generation

The 4th generation ( HA11 ) appeared in The 657-cc engines were by a new high-performance 658-cc. The styling an interesting blend of features: the and rear doors are still angular, but the front is beginning to be rounded – a trend would be continued in later

6th generation (HA24)

Suzuki HA24

The 6th generation ( HA24 ) was in 2004. The bonnet and headlamps down at the front, giving a effect to the Toyota WiLL Vi or the C2. The Alto was re-aligned within the to accommodate new models such as the and Alto Lapin.

In Japan, version of the Alto was rebadged as the Pino and the Mazda Carol.

7th (2009-present): Maruti Suzuki

The 7th Generation is known in India as the Suzuki A-Star . but is also as the Suzuki Celerio or Nissan in other places worldwide. It was in December 2008 by the Indo-Japanese maker Maruti Suzuki. It is the generation Suzuki Alto and is worldwide. It is available in European as Nissan Pixo.

The car was rolled out to the customers in December 2008 and began in April 2009. means Alto-Star.

It comes in variants – LXi, VXi and

The initial expected prices in the market are INR 345,000 (ex-showroom for the LXI, INR372,000 for the VXI and INR406,000 for the With this price the car is targeted at customers with somewhere between the Zen Estilo and the .

With a totally new body and Maruti hopes to bring to the Indian car market, of which it holds a major share. reviews have been It has a fresh new dashboard, with a protruding tachometer besides the meter cowl (only in the ZXi

It is the fourth model after SX4 and Grand Vitara which has Maruti to make stylish something which it was unknown for older models.

Though the drive is comfortable for the row, rear seating is a small for taller passengers. The have been reported to be a bit as compared to the Hyundai i10. its competitor. It has the new K10B series which Suzuki says is highly developed and gives a of fuel efficiency and power.

The ZXi is the loaded version with all the features like power central lock, ABS, wiper, fog lamps, CD player, etc.

It is claimed to be the only car will be available in 200 variants. It has won Small car award 2009 AutocarIndia and Topgear. Technology of the from Overdrive.


The Maruti Alto is the Indian-built Alto version, manufactured by Suzuki in India . It was launched in the Indian market on September 27. although the Maruti Alto was very successfully being to export the Maruti Zen to Europe India since around having captured over 40% share in Belgium and 33% in Netherlands by It is the best-selling hatchback in India.

Since 2006, It is India’s selling car and crossed the 1 million figure in February 2008 the 3rd Maruti model to cross the mark in India after 800 and Maruti Omni and 4th overall Hyundai Santro. Besides exported to Europe from it has also been exported to other countries.


The is powered by a 796 cc gasoline engine 3 cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder engine with 32bit

Maximum Power:

Acceleration km/h: approximately 20 seconds



The Alto is offered in the variants

Base model (non-ac. launched in 2004, price approx. 2.4 lakh Rs. as of 2008)

LX – Base with A/c, cup holders, seats. remote fuel lid and few small changes, Mumbai approx. 2.7-2.75 lakh Rs. as of 2008

LXi – Same as LX power steering, Mumbai 2.85-2.9 lakh Rs. as of December

There used to be a VX/VXi with a 4-cylinder 1061 cc (64 bhp/80 Nm torque) launched in 2001. This has now been But this VX model is still in certain European countries.

The VX model also featured a which was absent in LX model.All are equipped with 5-speed transmission.

The popularity of the Alto has over the past few years, due to the reduction in prices. This in prices has mainly come in due to the in excise duty over was the first brand In Indian Automotive History to sell 200,000 units in a single year, the last 100,000 being sold in 5 months. was the only brand to sell 22,000 units in a single making it the largest selling car in

Second generation

The second Maruti Alto is based on the new Alto, and is unveiled at the 2008 Motor Show. It is based on the A-Star Concept global

Performance versions

Performance of the Alto started to appear in when a turbocharged engine was available. The CA71 gradually more performance-related modifications the Works version was introduced in The Alto Works was the first to reach the legal limit of. It considerable popularity, and model of it are made by Fujimi .

The performance continued in the Alto’s later as technology and the kei car regulations changed performance became available, and such as the RS/X and RS-Z released. By 1999 the top engine was a 658-cc with turbocharger. and 4 valves per cylinder, which and .

As Suzuki introduced new models the kei car class, it began to spread the engines to other models and the Alto as a less costly The current Alto is only with 54PS in Japan; the engine is now provided in models as the Kei Works and the Alto Lapin SS.

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