Maruti Suzuki India has rolled out a special edition variant of Alto K10 hatchback, as a part of its association with the upcoming biopic on MS Dhoni-‘M.S. Dhoni- The Untold Story’. The hatchback gets additional elements including body graphics and decal of M.S. Dhoni’s signature. Inside, it sports sporty seat covers with number ‘7’, high-end music system and reverse parking sensors. Under the hood, it continues to derive power from the 998cc petrol engine.
Launched in 2010, Maruti Alto K10 received its first facelift in November 2014. The current model is available in petrol and CNG fuel options with a choice of manual and auto gear shift transmissions depending on the variant one picks. Both the versions draw power from the 998cc, petrol engine putting out 67bhp of power in petrol mode and 58bhp power in CNG mode. Transmission duties are carried over by a five-speed manual unit and an auto gear shift gearbox is mated to select petrol variants.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Exterior
The mini-hatchback has a bold front profile with key elements such as chrome accentuated grille, swept back headlamps, front fog lamps and a sporty bumper. Sharp aerodynamic lines on the side add to the sportiness. At the back, it gets petal-shaped tail lamps and large body coloured bumper.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Interior
On the inside, it sports dual tone colour scheme and silver finish around instrument cluster, steering wheel and air-con vents. Utility space such as glove-box on the dashboard and a cup holder in the floor console suffice to store knick-knacks.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Engine Specifications & Transmission
The CNG and petrol variants source power from the 998cc, K10B petrol engine outputting 67bhp in petrol mode and 58bhp in CNG mode. Both the variants get a five-speed manual gearbox and an auto gear shift unit is mated to the VXi petrol variant.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Features
Styling features on the outside such as chrome finished radiator grille, body coloured bumper, full wheel covers and body side molding reinforce the sporty character. Inside, it gets sun-visor, vanity mirrors, cabin light, cup holder on floor console etc.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Performance & Mileage
The low capacity petrol engine is claimed to be frugal, in petrol mode it delivers 24.07km/l and in CNG mode it returns 32.26km/kg. A lot K10’s AGS variant yields 24.07km/l akin to its manual version.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Accessories & Infotainment
The mini-hatchback gets a new piano finish stereo with CD player and radio. Music can also be streamed through USB port and AUX-in.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Braking & Handling
Stopping power is drawn by disc brakes at front axle and rear axle comes fitted with drum units.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Safety & Security
Safety provisions on the top-spec variant include driver side airbag and front fog lamps. Standard safety features across range comprise 3-point ELR seatbelts in front seat, rear seat belt and child proof rear door locks.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Comfort & Convenience
The hatchback packs in handful of comfort goodies such as air conditioner, power steering, keyless entry, central door locking, tailgate opener, front power window, key-off audible reminder and headlamp on warning buzzer.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Wheels & Tyres
Alloy wheels are missing on the range, instead it gets wheel covers wrapped with 155/63 R13 tyres.
Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Competition
The popular A segment hatchback competes with rivals such as Renault Kwid, Hyundai Eon and Datsun redi-Go in the segment.