Maruti Suzuki has updated its Alto 800 hatchback with an important new safety feature. The VXi and LXi variants of the car now get driver airbags as optional equipment. While central locking system is fit in the top-end VXi variant, power windows and power steering features are available in both these variants. Immobliser, Headlamp leveling system and Collapsible Steering Column are available on all models of the car.
In addition to optional airbag, the top-end variant - VXi, also gets body side moulding and rear spoiler which elevate the looks of the small car. An audio system with 2 speakers comes as standard equipment with this model. Other utilitarian features like bottle holder and driver side storage space are shared among all models.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 has the same 796 cc engine with petrol and CNG fuel options. The basic price of this small car starts from Rs. 2.42 lakh in Delhi. The LXi CNG variant of Alto 800 is priced at Rs. 3.6 lakh and the new VXi petrol variant with airbag option carries a price tag of Rs. 3.35 lakh.