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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 ₹ 3.00 Lakh and Hyundai Santro price is ₹ 4.74 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 22.05 kmpl and Santro provides the mileage of 20 kmpl.

    Alto vs Santro Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsAlto Santro
    Price₹ 3.00 Lakh₹ 4.74 Lakh
    Engine Capacity796 cc1086 cc
    Power47 bhp68 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Maruti Suzuki Alto
    ₹ 3.00 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Hyundai Santro
    Hyundai Santro
    Era Executive
    ₹ 4.74 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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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)22.0520
      Driving Range (Km)771.75700
      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

      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

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

      Body-Coloured Bumpers
    • Lighting

      HeadlightsHalogenHalogen
      Tail LightsHalogenHalogen
      Cabin LampsFrontCentre
      Headlight Height Adjuster
    • Instrumentation

      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
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • 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

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Compact dimensions.
    • Fuel efficient.
    • Gets a CNG option.
    • Easy to drive nature
    • Good interior fit and finish
    • Spacious cabin
    Could be Better
    • Lacks few features
    • Cramped rear seat
    • Low boot space.
    • Bouncy high speed ride quality
    • Noisy engine
    • No seat height or steering adjustment

    Colours

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

    Overall Rating

    4.7/5

    91 Ratings

    89 Reviews

    4.3/5

    17 Ratings

    16 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.3Exterior

    4.1Exterior

    4.3Comfort

    4.1Comfort

    4.4Performance

    4.0Performance

    4.5Fuel Economy

    4.0Fuel Economy

    4.5Value for Money

    3.9Value for Money

    Most helpful review

    Alto- Ur Dream Door

    Good look, High Mileage, Low maintenance, Getting in available Budget, very very comfortable to Middle-class family in all categories. Indian common man Dram car is Alto. Getting from Maruti

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    hyundai and maruti chor hai

    0 rated car never buy safety is 0 body is like tin ka dabba. saftey should be priority for all car manufacturers. but they are only making fools to indians. Please never buy this type of car who will be make you bekar. tata rock and Hyundai maruti give us shock. Bhai family and our lives should be primarily priority.

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    Alto Vs Santro Comparison FAQs

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

    Maruti Suzuki Alto is priced at ₹ 3.00 Lakh, whereas Hyundai Santro is priced at ₹ 4.74 Lakh. Hence Maruti Suzuki Alto is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of Alto vs Santro, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Maruti Suzuki Alto and Hyundai Santro?

    Pros of Alto are:

    • Compact dimensions.
    • Fuel efficient.
    • Gets a CNG option.

    Pros of Santro are:

    • Easy to drive nature
    • Good interior fit and finish
    • Spacious cabin

    Cons of Alto are:

    • Lacks few features
    • Cramped rear seat
    • Low boot space.

    Cons of Santro are:

    • Bouncy high speed ride quality
    • Noisy engine
    • No seat height or steering adjustment

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

    For the STD version, mileage of Alto is 22.05 kmpl, whereas for the Era Executive version, mileage of Santro is 20 kmpl. Thus making Alto the more 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. Whereas 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.
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