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    Maruti Suzuki Alto vs Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    CarWale brings you comparison of Maruti Suzuki Alto and Maruti Suzuki Wagon R. The Maruti Suzuki Alto price is ₹ 3.00 Lakh and Maruti Suzuki Wagon R price is ₹ 4.79 Lakh. The Maruti Suzuki Alto is available in 796 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Petrol and CNG and Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is available in 998 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Petrol and CNG. Alto provides the mileage of 22.05 kmpl and Wagon R provides the mileage of 21.79 kmpl.

    Alto vs Wagon R Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsAlto Wagon R
    Price₹ 3.00 Lakh₹ 4.79 Lakh
    Engine Capacity796 cc998 cc
    Power47 bhp67 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Maruti Suzuki Alto
    ₹ 3.00 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R
    ₹ 4.79 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Ground Clearance (mm)160170182
    Bootspace (litres)177341625
    Airbags1 Airbags (Driver)1 Airbags (Driver)2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)

    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine796 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, SOHC998 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC999 cc, 3 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeF8DK10B1.0 Litre Energy Engine
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)47 bhp @ 6000 rpm67 bhp @ 5500 rpm71 bhp @ 6250 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)69 Nm @ 3500 rpm90 Nm @ 3500 rpm96 Nm @ 3500 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)22.0521.7919
      Driving Range (Km)771.75697.28760
      DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
      TransmissionManual - 5 GearsManual - 5 GearsManual - 5 Gears
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6BS 6
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)344536553990
      Width (mm)151516201739
      Height (mm)147516751643
      Wheelbase (mm)236024352636
      Ground Clearance (mm)160170182
      Kerb Weight (kg)730805947
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)555
      Seating Capacity (Person)557
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)223
      Bootspace (litres)177341625
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)353240
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionMac Pherson StrutMacPherson Strut with Coil SpringMcPherson Strut with Lower Triangle & Coil Spring
      Rear Suspension3-Link Rigid Axle SuspensionTorsion Beam with Coil SpringTorison Beam Axle
      Front Brake TypeDiscDiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeDrumDrumDrum
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)4.64.7
      Steering TypeManualPower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsSteel RimsSteel RimsSteel Rims
      Spare WheelSteelSteelSteel
      Front Tyres145 / 80 R12155 / 80 R13165 / 80 R14
      Rear Tyres145 / 80 R12155 / 80 R13165 / 80 R14

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP RatingNot Tested2 Star (Global NCAP)4 Star (Global NCAP)
      Airbags1 Airbags (Driver)1 Airbags (Driver)2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

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

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingRemote
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Manual)Yes (Manual)
      Front ACSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed ControlCommon Fan Speed Control
      Rear ACNo Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Parking SensorsRearRearRear
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      12V Power Outlets11
    • 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)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)4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back)
      Seat UpholsteryVinylFabricFabric
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBenchBench
      3rd Row Seats TypeBench
      InteriorsDual ToneDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursBlack and BeigeBeige and Black
      Folding Rear SeatFullFullPartial
      Split Rear Seat60:40 split
      Split Third Row Seat50:50 split
      Head-restsFrontFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

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

      Power WindowsFront OnlyFront Only
      One Touch -DownDriver
      Adjustable ORVMExternally AdjustableInternally AdjustableExternally Adjustable
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBlackBlack
      Interior Door HandlesUnpaintedUnpaintedBlack
      Door PocketsFrontFront & RearFront
      Boot-lid OpenerInternalInternal with KeyElectric Tailgate Release
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)BlackBlackBlack
    • Exterior

      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
    • Lighting

      HeadlightsHalogenHalogenHalogen Projector
      Tail LightsHalogenHalogenHalogen
      Cabin LampsFrontFrontFront
      Headlight Height Adjuster
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalAnalogue - DigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Shift IndicatorDynamic
      TachometerDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

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

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)222
      Warranty (Kilometres)400004000050000

    Expert's Take

    Good Things
    • Compact dimensions.
    • Fuel efficient.
    • Gets a CNG option.
    • More than sufficient cabin space 
    • Bigger 1.2-litre engine with a choice of AMT 
    • All the features expected from its segment
    • Excellent city runabout with immense practicality 
    • Cabin space utilisation is ingenious    
    • Impressive price and package combination 
    Could be Better
    • Lacks few features
    • Cramped rear seat
    • Low boot space.
    • Has gotten pricier over the older generation
    • Could do with slightly better driving dynamics 
    • Excessive body roll owing to the tall-boy design
    • Some cabin plastic isn’t up to the mark 
    • No boot space with all three rows up 
    • Engine needs more grunt considering it is a seven-seater

    Colours

    Silky Silver
    Poolside Blue
    Electric Blue
    Solid White
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    Nutmeg Brown
    Moonlight Silver
    Magma Grey
    Ice Cool White
    Silky Silver
    Metal Mustard
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    Autumn Orange
    Solid White
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.7/5

    91 Ratings

    89 Reviews

    4.3/5

    27 Ratings

    25 Reviews

    4.4/5

    41 Ratings

    39 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.3Exterior

    4.0Exterior

    4.4Exterior

    4.3Comfort

    4.1Comfort

    4.4Comfort

    4.4Performance

    4.4Performance

    4.2Performance

    4.5Fuel Economy

    4.3Fuel Economy

    4.2Fuel Economy

    4.5Value for Money

    4.4Value for Money

    4.5Value 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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    Great Car

    A great car. in city traffic, good for long drive. You have reliability of Maruti and it wide network, covering almost any corner of the country for a roadside assistance. Maintenance do not pinch. Maruti dealers will pickup, service the car and drop it back. Pros Lot of space . A pleasure to drive Cons None, but do not expect like Innova or Safari

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    Ali ali

    Buying experience good look its beautiful and good space and colourful decor with me to make sure you mine car design is a great and stylish look for a new design servicing and maintenance is one of good

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    Alto Vs Wagon R Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Maruti Suzuki Alto and Maruti Suzuki Wagon R?

    Maruti Suzuki Alto is priced at ₹ 3.00 Lakh, whereas Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is priced at ₹ 4.79 Lakh. Hence Maruti Suzuki Alto is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of Alto vs Wagon R, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Maruti Suzuki Alto and Maruti Suzuki Wagon R?

    Pros of Alto are:

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

    Pros of Wagon R are:

    • More than sufficient cabin space 
    • Bigger 1.2-litre engine with a choice of AMT 
    • All the features expected from its segment

    Cons of Alto are:

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

    Cons of Wagon R are:

    • Has gotten pricier over the older generation
    • Could do with slightly better driving dynamics 
    • Excessive body roll owing to the tall-boy design

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

    For the STD version, mileage of Alto is 22.05 kmpl, whereas for the LXi 1.0 version, mileage of Wagon R is 21.79 kmpl. Thus making Alto the more fuel efficient as compared to Wagon R.

    Q: How is the performance of Alto compared to Wagon R?

    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 LXi 1.0 version, 998 cc Petrol engine of Wagon R produces 67 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 90 Nm @ 3500 rpm of torque.
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