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Maruti Alto Ok10 vs S Presso vs Kwid 1.0: specs in contrast | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

India’s quintessential ‘first automotive’ is again in its third-gen guise. We evaluate the brand new mannequin towards its rivals on paper to see the way it stacks up.

Maruti Suzuki lately launched the brand new Alto Ok10, which is the primary era change that the venerable Alto has obtained within the final 10 years – the second-gen mannequin was launched in 2012. Whereas Renault is the one different producer working at this finish of the market with the Kwid, the brand new Alto Ok10 additionally finds competitors from Maruti’s personal secure within the S Presso – each fashions have an enormous worth overlap and are additionally mechanically comparable.

We evaluate the brand new Alto Ok10 towards the Kwid and S Presso when it comes to dimensions, engine specs, gas effectivity and worth to see which comes out on high on paper.

Maruti Suzuki Alto Ok10 vs rivals: dimensions

Dimensions
Mannequin Alto Ok10 Kwid 1.0 S Presso
Size 3530mm 3731mm 3565mm
Width 1490mm 1579mm 1520mm
Peak 1520mm 1474mm 1549mm
Wheelbase 2380mm 2422mm 2380mm
Wheel Dimension 13-inch 14-inch 14-inch

The brand new Alto Ok10 is the smallest automotive right here when it comes to size and width. It’s 35mm shorter than the S Presso, however a major 201mm shorter than the Kwid. By way of width as properly, the Alto Ok10 is 30mm and 89mm narrower than the S Presso and the Kwid, respectively. The Alto is taller than the Renault Kwid by 46mm however is 29mm decrease than the S Presso.

As for his or her wheelbase, the Alto Ok10 and the S-Presso have an an identical wheelbase of two,380mm, which is 42mm shorter than the Kwid. The Alto Ok10 additionally rides on the smallest set of wheels – 13 inchers – whereas its opponents get bigger 14-inch models.

Maruti Suzuki Alto Ok10 vs rivals: engine specs

Engine specs
Mannequin Alto Ok10 Kwid 1.0 S Presso
Engine kind Three cyl NA Three cyl NA Three cyl NA
Displacement 998cc 999cc 998cc
Energy 67hp 68hp 67hp
Torque 89Nm 91Nm 89Nm
MT gearbox 5-speed 5-speed 5-speed
AT gearbox 5-speed AMT 5-speed AMT 5-speed AMT

By way of powertrain configurations, all three fashions are almost an identical being outfitted with a 1.0-litre, naturally aspirated, three-cylinder petrol engine, mated to both a 5-speed handbook or a 5-speed AMT gearbox. The Alto Ok10 and the S Presso are powered by the identical Ok10C petrol engine.

The Alto Ok10 and the S Presso have an identical energy and torque figures, whereas the Kwid has marginally higher outputs – 1hp and 2Nm greater than the Maruti choices.

It’s value noting that the Kwid can also be accessible with a smaller 54hp, 800cc petrol engine. Maruti too has a 800cc petrol engine, but it surely’s solely supplied on the previous-gen Alto 800 that continues to be on sale alongside the brand new Alto Ok10.

Maruti Suzuki Alto Ok10 vs rivals: gas effectivity

Gasoline effectivity
Mannequin Alto Ok10 Kwid 1.0 S Presso
Handbook (ARAI) 24.39kpl 21.7kpl 24.76kpl
Automated (ARAI) 24.90kpl 22.5kpl 25.30kpl

By way of their ARAI-claimed gas effectivity, each Marutis are significantly extra gas environment friendly than the Renault, due to dual-jet expertise and idle begin/cease system on the brand new Ok10C engine. The S Presso, though solely marginally higher than the Alto Ok10, is essentially the most gas environment friendly of the lot.

Maruti Suzuki Alto Ok10 vs rivals: worth

Value (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Mannequin Alto Ok10 Kwid 1.0 S Presso
Handbook Rs 3.99 lakh-5.34 lakh Rs 4.74 lakh-5.54 lakh Rs 4.25 lakh-5.49 lakh
Automated Rs 5.50 lakh-5.84 lakh Rs 5.79 lakh-5.99 lakh Rs 5.65 lakh-5.99 lakh

The brand new Alto Ok10 is essentially the most reasonably priced hatchback right here. It not solely has the bottom beginning worth, however can also be essentially the most reasonably priced on the top-end – and that’s true for each handbook and automated variations. The S-Presso, in the meantime, is about Rs 15,000-25,000 costlier than an equal variant of the Alto Ok10. The Kwid is the most costly of the lot right here, though it additionally tops out at Rs 5.99 lakh for the top-spec petrol-AMT model, just like the S-Presso.

Would you decide the brand new Maruti Alto Ok10 over its two rivals? Tell us within the feedback under.

Additionally learn:

2022 Maruti Suzuki Alto Ok10: worth, variants defined

Maruti Suzuki Alto: Evolution of India’s quintessential first automotive

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