Next-gen 2019 Maruti Alto Spied For The First Time

by IndianAuto Team | 16/02/2019
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The next generation of the Maruti Alto was recently spied on the road. The new model getså a micro-SUV styling just like the Renault Kwid and is likely to launched ahead of Diwali.

Being debut the first time at Auto Expo 2018 as the production version of the Concept Future-S, the Maruti Alto features a bold stance robust proportions which the market is in dearth for. 

Maruti Alto rear look

The Alto successor has recently got spied on the road - Image source: Rushlane.com 

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As for the engine options, the R06A 658 cc three-cylinder unit will be available. This is also the engine powering a various number of Suzuki Kei cars. The low-displacement motor is produced in naturally aspirated as well as turbocharged versions. The existing engine options of Maruti Alto are the 1.0-litre engine and an underpowered 0.8-litre engine.

Maruti Alto at the show room

The R06A 658 cc three-cylinder unit will be soon on offer

In terms of design, the new model is likely to take over the lightweight fifth-gen HEARTECT platform from the 2019 WagonR.

Regarding the safety kits, the next gen of Maruti Alto will comply with the Bharat New Vehicle Safety Assessment Program norms which will be taken into effect from October 2019. Several essential features are equipped including the driver's airbag, ABS and rear parking sensors as a standard across the variants. 

Maruti Alto at the show room with man

Driver's airbag, ABS and rear parking sensors will be equipped as a standard across the variants

With the codenamed ‘Maruti Y1K', the production version of the Concept Future S will soon emerge as the smallest car model in Maruti’s lineup underpinned from the HEART architecture.

In the previous calendar year, Maruti Alto has registered 2,55,661 sales. Additionally, this entry-level model also nailed the number of 35 lakh units with its 2 generations. These achievement has made the way for Maruti Alto to be the second most popular car in India. 

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