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Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 vs Maruti Suzuki S Presso

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 vs Maruti Suzuki S Presso Summary

Maruti Suzuki S Presso Price starts at Rs. 3.99 Lakh which is Rs. 60,500 costlier than base model of Maruti Alto priced at Rs. 3.39 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Maruti Alto (Petrol Model) is 22.1 kmpl where as claimed mileage of Maruti Suzuki S Presso (Petrol Model) is 21.4 kmpl. In technical specifications, Maruti Alto (Top Model) is powered by 796 cc engine , while Maruti Suzuki S Presso (Top Model) is powered by 998 cc engine. The Comparison Maruti Alto STD Opt vs Maruti Suzuki S Presso STD Opt can be described on the basis of price and specifications.
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Basic Info Alto 800 LXI Opt S-CNGS-Presso VXI Opt CNG
Brand Name Maruti Suzuki Maruti Suzuki
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 5.03 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 5.64 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
3.7
(4090 Ratings)
4.0
(396 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 796 cc 998 cc
Body Type HatchbackAll Hatchback Cars HatchbackAll Hatchback Cars
Fuel Type CNG CNG
Max Power 40.36bhp@6000rpm 58.33bhp@5500rpm
No Of Cylinders 3 3
Transmission Manual Manual
Gear Box 5 Speed 5-Speed
Drive Type ... FWD
Colors
Alto 800 Colors
S-Presso Colors
Mileage (ARAI) 31.59 Km/Kg 31.2 Km/Kg
Tyre Size 145/80 R12 165/70 R14
Steering Mounted Audio Control ... No
Airbags Driver and Passenger Driver and Passenger
Insurance Rs. 23,635 Alto 800 Insurance Rs. 23,510 S-Presso Insurance

Engine Type
F8D Petrol Engine
K10B
Engine Displacement
796 cc
998 cc
Fuel Type
CNG
CNG
Max Power
40.36bhp@6000rpm
58.33bhp@5500rpm
Max Torque
60Nm@3500rpm
78Nm@3500rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
No Of Cylinders
3
3
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
5 Speed
5-Speed
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
...
FWD
Kerb Weight
850 Kg
831-854 Kg
Bore X Stroke
...
73.0 X 79.5

Mileage (ARAI)
31.59 Km/Kg
31.2 Km/Kg

Suspension Front
Mac Pherson Strut
MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring and Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Rear
3-Link Rigid Axle
Torsion Beam with Coil Spring
Brakes Front
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Brakes Rear
Drum
Drum
Steering Type
...
Power
Minimum Turning Radius
4.6
4.5
Tyre Size
145/80 R12
165/70 R14
Wheel Size
R12
R14
Tyre Type
Tubeless Tyres
Tubeless, Radial

Dual Tone Dashboard
...
Additional Interior Features
Dual-Tone interiors,B & C Pillar Upper Trims,C Pillar Lower Trim (Molded),Silver Accent Inside Door Handles,Silver Accent on Steering Wheel,Silver Accent on Louvers,Front Door Trim Map Pocket (DrIver & Passenger),Front & Rear Console Bottle Holder
Dynamic Centre Console,High Seating for commanding drive view,Front Cabin Lamp (3 positions),Sunvisor(Dr + Co.Dr),Digital Display in the Instrument Cluster,Fuel Consumption (Instantaneous & Average),Distance to empty
Fabric Upholstery
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity
4
4
Doors
5
5
Fuel Capacity
60 Liters
55 Liters

Additional Exterior Features
Body Coloured Bumpers,Body Coloured Outside Door Handles
SUV Inspired Bold Front Fascia,Twin Chamber Headlamps,Signature C shaped Tail Lamps,Side Body Cladding,Body Coloured Bumpers
Outside Rear View Mirror
Antenna
...
Length*Width*Height
3445*1515*1475 mm3
3565*1520*1564 mm3
Wheelbase
2360 mm
2380 mm

Addtional Comfort Features
Assist Grips (Co - Dr. + Rear),Driver & Co-Driver Sun Visor
Front Console Utility Space,1L Bottle Holders with Map Pockets,Rear Console Utility Space,Co-Driver Side Utility Space,Reclining & Front Sliding Seats
Gear Shift Indicator
...
Additional Entertainment Features
...
SmartPlay Dock
No of Speakers
...
2
AC
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Collapsible
...
Steering Mounted Audio Control
...
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Folding Rear Seat
Bench Folding
Bench Folding
Dual Trip Meter
...
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
...
Clock
...
Seat Belt Warning
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
Touch-screen Display
Speakers Front
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Rear
Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
...
Door Pockets
...
Front Door
12V Power Outlets
Bottle Holder
...
Front Door

Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
...
Airbags
Driver and Passenger
Driver and Passenger
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Maruti Alto

  • Now all variants have dual airbags as an option. Future ready BS6 compliant engine. You just can't beat the Maruti service network.

Maruti Suzuki S Presso

  • Quirky looks and interiors will stand out for sure. Interiors are spacious. Light controls
  • slick shifting gearbox and tractable BS6 compliant engine make it great to drive in the city

Maruti Alto

  • Still no touchscreen infotainment system. No AMT option. Base variant misses essentials like power steering and air conditioning.

Maruti Suzuki S Presso

  • Pricey for the features on offer and even more expensive to customise. Quirky looks may not be everyone's cup of coffee.

Is Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Better Than Maruti Suzuki S Presso?

64% users have chosen Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 over Maruti Suzuki S Presso in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
Apart from this survey a total of 5558 users have also rated Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Maruti Suzuki S Presso on some really important factors like Mileage , performance, comfort, safety etc. and have given their personal opinions about these cars.
As per the users experiences Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for mileage and maintenance in your car. But Maruti Suzuki S Presso is better on the grounds of performance, comfort, safety and features.

Before making your decision you should also consider the unbiased and thorough analysis of these cars on every aspect by our auto experts who have summarised the analysis in pros, cons and final conclusion..

Ratings Factor Alto 800 S-Presso
Mileage 4.2 4.1
Performance 3.9 4.1
Comfort 3.4 4.0
Maintenance 4.2 4.1
Safety 3.2 3.6
Features 3.3 3.9
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Alto 800 and S-Presso Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

Q. What would b the difference between vxi and vxi plus model - Alto 800?
  • Infotainment in vxi plus
  • Music system
  • Vxi plus is the better than vxi
Q. In Alto 800, which variant is powerful with AC or without AC
  • All have powerful a/c ..depends on using it.cabin is small so more cooling.don't put fan all the time .set between 2 and 3 if it is hot inside. zzdown mirrors a little bit so that warm sir goes out.Then you can maintain it on 1 and 2.Use blower fan if it's too humid.Smart adjustment of vents is another trick.try to park the car in shades. Refill ac .,regular check up during services makes it better.
  • Take a/c because in A/c car while designing some rotational balance to counter the act of comppressor.it increase some benefit in torque. And in re-sale value also it experience.
  • I keep going with AC in1 position. We can feel the cool in no time. I tried for long run at a speed of 100 km. Very comfortable. I am regular in servicing the car.
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Q. Which variant of Alto 800 is the best to buy?
  • For Daily Commuting to Office or one's own Business Site.... CNG version of Alto always preferrable ..... If your Monthly travel is at least above 700 kms...
  • Taking A/c models is beneficial in this hot climate..and using ac also insure interior cleaning if you have a child below five years.
  • Lxi is cost effective rising petrol prices I will tell you to buy lxi plus cng sir.Thanks note- to maruti alto is getting costlier?
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Alto 800 Vs S-Presso Comparison FAQs

Which car is best between Alto 800 vs S-Presso?

As per the users experiences Maruti Alto is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for mileage and maintenance in your car. But Maruti Suzuki S Presso is better on the grounds of performance, comfort, safety and features.

Which car is cheaper Alto 800 vs S-Presso?

The Maruti Alto is cheaper than Maruti Suzuki S Presso by Rs. 61,000.

Which car has better mileage Alto 800 vs S-Presso?

The Maruti Alto delivers better mileage 31.59 Km/Kg.

Which car offers better performance Alto 800 vs S-Presso?

For the LXI Opt S-CNG version, 796 cc CNG engine of Alto 800 produces 40.36bhp@6000rpm of power and 60Nm@3500rpm of torque. Whereas for the VXI Opt CNG version, 998 cc CNG engine of S-Presso produces 58.33bhp@5500rpm of power and 78Nm@3500rpm of torque
As per the users experiences the Maruti Alto has better performance.

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Maruti Alto
  • Maruti Suzuki S Presso
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    Sagar Gaikawad few weeks ago
  • The owning of alto 800 to me is mainly to shuttle between village near Kalpakkam &to other places of religious & picnic tours so far there is no trouble in driving or any break downs except battery dead during non use .ItI is comfortable to drive in city during traffic hrs also but Ad I-am retired no necessity to use in traffic hrs

    Audinarayana Gandikota few weeks ago
  • A very good and perfect car for my family. Very smooth in drive. Never feeling tiredness and always feeling comfortable and safety also. Good budget car from maruti Suzuki. I am suggesting to all please do purchase this car it is evergreen for your life. It makes my dreams true and prove my destination .

    Suchit Parmar few weeks ago
  • Maruti alto lxi was very comfortable for driving with power steering.Good mileage and 5 seater.Whole family enjoyed travelling/visiting around bangalore with comfortable space.

    Laxmana Chary few weeks ago
  • Maruti vahicals so very lowest maintaining and quality products and services good totally i like family car good looking comfortable re sale is very easy and feeling very good

    Babu Reddy few weeks ago
Alto 800 User Reviews
  • The car will provide a better view of the road far better from other hatchbacks.It will give a feel of a suv.It is a good commuter for a family of five.It will give you enough space for the legs to relax.The seating is higher than most hatchbacks, We won't get a feeling that we are sitting in a hole.

    Malavika Dathan few weeks ago
  • Car having abilities to maintain as low budget car, If looks are not so important, mileage is best in the segment (actual).And in future update safety of car to be taken care, For top end car some features like seat belt pretensioners, Co passenger airbag are advantage.

    Haripraveen Vanapalli few weeks ago
  • Recently done with 500kms awesome car, great with performance, styling, as a first time buyer after taking a test drive felt very confident, very easy to drive in city as well as on highways.. music system is superb..

    Subhas Dabade few weeks ago
  • I purchased this car 3 months ago, experience is good and top speed is 145kmph on highway, I have taken long trips to travel my native place. But mileage is little problem it is give 15-16 kmph on A/c Driving.

    Srinath Reddy few weeks ago
  • I just booked S-Presso car.. before that I did test drive. it was a amazing driving experience.. very comfortable for me and my family. I given 5 rating for this car. Good Work Maruti Suzuki

    PalaniKumar Obla few weeks ago
S Presso User Reviews

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