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Next-gen Maruti Alto Will Get 1-litre K10C Petrol Engine Only

The compact hatchback will make its first appearance on August 18

  • Older Alto with 0.8-litre engine will be sold alongside the new Alto K10. 
  • Alto K10 name to make a comeback with new 1-litre K10C Dualjet engine.
  • New Alto K10 to be available in standard, Lxi, Vxi and Vxi+ trim levels. 
  • Will get manual and AMT automatic options. 
  • Prices for Alto K10 expected to start at Rs 4 lakh. 

The next-generation Maruti Alto will be powered by the 1-litre K10C engine only from the Celerio and S-Presso. It’ll bring back the ‘Alto K10’ name with a 5-speed manual ‘box as standard and an optional AMT automatic available on select variants.

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Maruti’s next-generation compact hatchback will break cover on August 18. The Alto K10 is expected to be priced at around Rs 4 lakh onwards (ex-showroom) upon launch. 

New Maruti Alto Powertrains

The new Alto K10 will get Maruti’s K10C engine that debuted in the Celerio and is now also offered with the S-Presso. It’s the 1-litre Dualjet petrol engine equipped with idle start/stop and Dualjet technology for better efficiency. In the Celerio and the S-Presso, the K10C engine offers an impressive claimed fuel economy of around 25kmpl and produces 67PS and 89Nm. 

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Maruti’s next-generation Alto K10 will be offered in four trim levels, standard, Lxi, Vxi and Vxi+. Alongside a standard 5-speed manual gearbox, an AMT automatic will be offered on the Vxi and Vxi+ trim levels. 

The current Maruti Alto will continue to be sold at the entry level with a 0.8-litre engine as before. 

2022 Maruti Alto dimensions 

Dimensions Next-generation Maruti Alto Older Maruti Alto Difference 
Width 1490mm1490mm0mm
Height 1520mm1475mm45mm
Wheelbase 2380mm2360mm20mm

The new Maruti Alto K10 is longer and taller than its predecessor; just 35mm shy of the S-Presso’s length. It’ll slot between the entry-level 800cc Alto and S-Presso in Maruti’s lineup. A 20mm longer wheelbase should give the new Alto and Alto K10 more cabin space, too.

The Maruti Alto K10 will offer an equally efficient but more powerful alternative to the entry-level 800cc Alto. Upon its launch, the Alto K10 will rival the 1-litre Renault Kwid.

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Key Specification of Alto K10 2022 Top Model

Change Variant   

Engine Displ.999 cc
Fuel TypePetrol

Specifications of Maruti Alto K10 2022

Maruti Alto K10 2022 is currently available in Petrol engine. Maruti Alto K10 2022 is available in Manual transmission only.

Maruti Alto K10 2022 Specs Overview

Engine999 CC
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