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₹ 2.62 Crore
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BMW i8 Vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the i8 Vs Alto 800 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

i8 Vs Alto 800 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 3 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 4.04 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Petrol+CNG version of the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 costs ₹ 4.44 Lakh, whereas the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Petrol+CNG top-end costs ₹ 4.48 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW i8 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.62 Crore.

SummaryBMW i8Maruti Suzuki Alto 800
Price₹ 2.62 Crore₹ 3 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMaruti Suzuki
Body TypeCoupeHatchback
Mileage47.50 Kmpl24.70 Kmpl
Power228 bhp47 bhp
Engine1499 CC796 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

i8 Vs Alto 800 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 base Petrol engine returns 25 Kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 31 Kmpl. The BMW i8 base Petrol returns 48 Kmpl.

i8 Vs Alto 800 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 gets 47 bhp Petrol engine and 40 bhp Petrol+CNG engine, whereas the BMW i8 comes in 228 bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo Inline 3-cylinder EngineF8D
Displacement (CC) 1499 CC796 CC
No Of Cylinder 33
Power 228 bhp@5800 rpm47 bhp@6000 rpm
Torque 250 Nm@3700 rpm69 Nm@3500 rpm
Drive Train AWDFWD
Battery Type Lithium-ion high-performance batteryN/A
Emission N/ABS IV

Dimensions

Length 4689 mm3445 mm
Width 1942 mm1515 mm
Height 1291 mm1475 mm
Wheelbase 2800 mm2360 mm
Ground Clearance 117 mm160 mm
Boot Space 154 L177 L
Kerb Weight 1560 Kg730 Kg
Gross Weight 1930 Kg1185 Kg
Front Track 1644 mm1295 mm
Rear Track 1721 mm1290 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 6.15 m4.60 m
No. Of Doors 25
Seating Capacity 45

Transmission

No. of gears Automatic5
Clutch Type AutomaticN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSteel Wheel With Center Cap
Tyre Type Tubeless, RadialTubeless
Front Tyre Size 215/45 R20145/80 R12
Rear Tyre Size 245/40 R20145/80 R12

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Ventilated DiscDrum

Suspension

Front Suspension Dynamic Damper ControlMcPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Dynamic Damper Control3-Link Rigid Axie Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway 37.00 KmplN/A
Mileage 47.45 Kmpl24.70 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 42.035.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringManual Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 4.4 seconds20.0 seconds
Max Speed 120 km/h137

Safety & Security

Airbagsticktick
Passenger Airbagstickcross
Side Airbagstickcross
ABSticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributionticktick
Brake Assisttickcross
Hill Assisttickcross
Electronic Stability Programtickcross
Tractional Controltickcross
Engine Immobilizerticktick
Central Lockingtickcross
Child Safety Locktickcross
Power Door Locktickcross
Automatic Headlampstickcross
Cornering Lightscrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickcross
Rear Wipercrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickcross
Headlight Washerscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
Assist Grips (Co-Dr + Rear)-tick
Driver & Co-Passenger Storage Pocket-tick
Dual Tripmeter-tick
Stylish Interiors-tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate Controlcross
Heatertickcross
Steering AdjustmentTilt & Telescopiccross
Steering Mounted Audiotickcross
Paddle Shiftcrosscross
Cruise Controltickcross
Power Outlets 12Vtickcross
Rear Parking Sensorticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickcross
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickcross
Push Start Stop Buttontickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickcross
Lumbar Supporttickcross
Front Armresttickcross
Rear Armrestcrosscross
UpholsteryFull Leather 'Spheric'Vinyl
Front Cup Holderstickcross
Keyless Entrytickcross
Climate Controltickcross
Front & Rear Console Bottle Holder-tick

Lights

Light TypeLEDHalogen
Front Fog Lampstickcross
Rear Fog Lampstickcross
High-Mounted Stop Lamp-tick
Right & Left Hand ORVM-tick
Trendy Headlamp & Sporty Bumper Grille-tick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickcross
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickcross
Seat Belt Warningticktick
Low Fuel Warningticktick
Door Ajar Warningticktick
GPS Navigationticktick

Entertainment

Music Systemtickcross
CD/DVD Playertickcross
Speakerstickcross
Internal Memorytickcross
Radiotickcross
USB Supporttickcross
Bluetooth Supportticktick

Reviews

Expert Reviews
  • Review: Maruti Alto 800

    Review: Maruti Alto 800

    Sep 18, 2015 10:48 PM

    It is difficult to imagine a car with more features and a better performance at a reasonable Rs 2.99 lakhs than Maruti Alto 800. Not only has the engine been refined to keep pace with the present... Read More

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