Maruti Suzuki has launched the Alto 800 Utsav Edition. The new Utsav Edition model is based on the VXi (O) variant of the Alto 800. Changes are limited to cosmetic detailing, while mechanically it continues to be powered by the existing petrol engine. On the pricing aspect, the Utsav Edition Alto 800 VXi(O) variant retails at Rs 3.74 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and the addition of the accessory kit takes the tally to Rs 3.94 lakh. However, Maruti Suzuki dealers are offering discounts of up to Rs 25,000 with additional exchange bonus on offer.
Powering of Alto800, the 796 cc three-cylinder inline petrol engine which is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 48 bhp at 6,000 rpm and 69 Nm of peak torque delivered at 3,500 rpm. It is connected to a five-speed manual transmission driving the front wheels. The fuel economy is rated at 24.7 kmpl.