Maruti Suzuki launched its latest car, the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, in India on Thursday. The new model is a revitalization of the hatchback and comes out with a much elegant exterior design.
Maruti Suzuki didn’t hold back on the engines either as they have upgraded them and for once given a more spacious look for the interiors. The new car comes in four variants of the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 model, which start from Standard, Lxi, Vxi, and Vxi+ at an ex-showroom price starting from Rs 3,99,000 and goes up to Rs 5,83,500.
Celerio feels in 2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10
New Alto K10 2022 has a new front and rear design, making it look more sporty, unlike its past versions. The new leaf-shaped headlights and the addition of the new grill enhances the overall look of the car, while the side profile of the new Alto K10 2022 has added more sharpness.
At the rear end, you will be able to see a more chiseled tailgate which drew inspiration from the newly launched Maruti Suzuki Celerio. All these additions in design have given Alto K10 2022 a more premium look.
2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10: Old engine in new cabin
The inside Alto K10 2022 has been given a major upgrade along with the dashboard, instrument cluster, and steering wheel. The car also inherits the new features of the 7.0-inch SmartPlay Studio infotainment system offering navigation, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto connectivity in its top model. Apart from that, the Alto K10 is also attributed with steering-mounted audio controls, electrically adjustable Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs), as well as keyless entry.
Maruti Suzuki is offering the Alto K10 with the tried & tested 1.0-litre, three-cylinder K-Series engine belting out 67 bhp at 5500 rpm and 89 Nm of peak torque at 3500 rpm. The engine is combined with a five-speed manual gearbox, which will have a company-claimed fuel efficiency of 24.39 kmpl or 24.90 kmpl depending on the model one buys.
The company is also offering two types of transmissions, the Auto Gear Shift model (AGS) and the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) unit in the new Maruti Suzuki Alto K10. The manual version promises a fuel economy of 24.39 kmpl whereas the Auto Gear Shift model promises a better fuel economy of 24.90 kmpl. Mileage may dip a bit lower in city driving than these touted figures.
The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 is available in Silky White, Solid White, Granite Grey, Speedy Blue, Earth Gold, and Sizzling Red. Alto K10 2022 also has front power windows, remote keyless entry, and a partial LCD instrument cluster, among others.