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    Maruti Suzuki Alto vs Hyundai Santro

    CarWale brings you comparison of Maruti Suzuki Alto and Hyundai Santro. The Maruti Suzuki Alto price is ₹ 3.25 Lakh and Hyundai Santro price is ₹ 4.89 Lakh. The Maruti Suzuki Alto is available in 796 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Petrol and CNG and Hyundai Santro is available in 1086 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Petrol and CNG. Alto provides the mileage of 22 kmpl and Santro provides the mileage of 20 kmpl.

    Alto vs Santro Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsAlto Santro
    Price₹ 3.25 Lakh₹ 4.89 Lakh
    Engine Capacity796 cc1086 cc
    Power47 bhp68 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Maruti Suzuki Alto
    ₹ 3.25 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Hyundai Santro
    Hyundai Santro
    Era Executive
    ₹ 4.89 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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            Specifications and Finance

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            • Engine & Transmission

              Engine796 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, SOHC1086 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 3 Valves/Cylinder, SOHC
              Engine TypeF8D1.1 Epsilon MPI Petrol
              Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)47 bhp @ 6000 rpm68 bhp @ 5500 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)69 Nm @ 3500 rpm99 Nm @ 4500 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)22View Mileage Details20View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)772700
              DrivetrainFWDFWD
              TransmissionManual - 5 GearsManual - 5 Gears
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)34453610
              Width (mm)15151645
              Height (mm)14751560
              Wheelbase (mm)23602400
              Ground Clearance (mm)160
              Kerb Weight (kg)730
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)55
              Seating Capacity (Person)55
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
              Bootspace (litres)177
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)3535
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Front SuspensionMac Pherson StrutMcPherson strut
              Rear Suspension3-Link Rigid Axle SuspensionCoupled Torsion Beam Axle
              Front Brake TypeDiscDisc
              Rear Brake TypeDrumDrum
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)4.6
              Steering TypeManualPower assisted (Electric)
              WheelsSteel RimsSteel Rims
              Spare WheelSteelSteel
              Front Tyres145 / 80 R12155 / 80 R13
              Rear Tyres145 / 80 R12155 / 80 R13

            Features

            • Safety

              Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
              NCAP RatingNot Tested2 Star (Global NCAP)
              Airbags1 Airbags (Driver)1 Airbags (Driver)
              Seat Belt Warning
            • Braking & Traction

              Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
              Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
              Brake Assist (BA)
            • Locks & Security

              Engine immobilizer
              Child Safety Lock
            • Comfort & Convenience

              Air ConditionerYes (Manual)
              Front ACSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed Control
              Heater
              Cabin-Boot Access
              Anti-glare MirrorsManual - Internal Only
              Parking SensorsRear
              Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
              12V Power Outlets
            • Seats & Upholstery

              Driver Seat Adjustment4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)
              Front Passenger Seat Adjustment4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)
              Seat UpholsteryVinylFabric
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
              InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursBlack and BeigeBeige & Black
              Folding Rear SeatFullFull
              Front Seatback Pockets
              Head-restsFrontFront & Rear
            • Storage

              Cup HoldersFront & RearFront Only
            • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)BlackBlack
              Power WindowsFront Only
              Adjustable ORVMExternally AdjustableInternally Adjustable
              Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBlack
              Interior Door HandlesUnpaintedBlack
              Door PocketsFrontFront & Rear
              Boot-lid OpenerInternalInternal
            • Exterior

              Body-Coloured Bumpers
            • Lighting

              HeadlightsHalogenHalogen
              Tail LightsHalogenHalogen
              Cabin LampsFrontCentre
              Headlight Height Adjuster
            • Instrumentation

              Instantaneous Consumption
              Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalAnalogue
              Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 1 Trip
              Average Fuel Consumption
              Average Speed
              Distance to Empty
              Low Fuel Level Warning
              Door Ajar Warning
              Gear Indicator
              Shift Indicator
              TachometerAnalogue
            • Entertainment, Information & Communication

              Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)
            • Manufacturer Warranty

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
              Warranty (Years)23
              Warranty (Kilometres)40000100000

            Brochure

            Alto Brochure

            Checkout Maruti Suzuki Alto brochure for complete details about the car

            Santro Brochure

            Checkout Hyundai Santro brochure for complete details about the car

            CarWale's Opinion

            Good Things
            • Fuel efficient
            • Compact city runabout
            • Easy to drive nature
            • Good interior fit and finish
            • Spacious cabin
            Could be Better
            • Lacks features
            • Cramped rear seat
            • Mediocre boot space
            • Bouncy high-speed ride quality
            • Needs more features across the line-up

            Colours

            Silky Silver
            Titan Grey
            Solid White
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            Fiery Red
            Typhoon Silver
            Imperial Beige
            Polar White
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            User Reviews

            Overall Rating

            4.7/5

            302 Ratings

            107 Reviews

            4.1/5

            54 Ratings

            21 Reviews
            Rating Parameters

            4.4Exterior

            4.1Exterior

            4.3Comfort

            4.1Comfort

            4.5Performance

            4.1Performance

            4.5Fuel Economy

            3.9Fuel Economy

            4.5Value for Money

            4.0Value for Money

            Most helpful review

            Supab

            Superb this car for Maruti Suzuki very good for the low price I like alto 800 and I like for every car in Maruti Suzuki India Pvt limited I am interested in Maruti Suzuki New Years 2020 car

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            Big thumbs up for santro

            Nice car. I brought the Magna model with new features.. very smooth car. the service centre is not good.. they just loot public especially here in Hyderabad.. but the car is good, we can close eyes and take this car.

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            Alto vs Santro Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between Maruti Suzuki Alto and Hyundai Santro?

            Maruti Suzuki Alto price is ₹ 3.25 Lakh and Hyundai Santro price is ₹ 4.89 Lakh. Hence Maruti Suzuki Alto is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of Alto vs Santro, click here.

            Q: Which car between Alto and Santro is better in terms of fuel economy?

            For the STD version, mileage of Alto is 22kmpl and for the Era Executive version, mileage of Santro is 20kmpl. Thus making Alto the most fuel efficient as compared to Santro

            Q: How is the performance of Alto compared to Santro?

            For the STD version, 796 cc Petrol engine of Alto produces 47 bhp @ 6000 rpm of power and 69 Nm @ 3500 rpm of torque. For the Era Executive version, 1086 cc Petrol engine of Santro produces 68 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 99 Nm @ 4500 rpm of torque.
            Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare Alto and Santro, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare Alto and Santro comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.