Driving Auto Manual Transmission Gear fitted Santro is just like you are driving a Activa / Scooty. Put the Gear in "D" mode by fully pressing brake paddle, and release brake paddle and accelerate just like activa. In AMT, you can get both gear shift options "Automatic" as well as "Manual". If you want to Drive Car in Automatic Mode then shift the gear to "D" mode and Just use brake and accelerator. And if you are a Manual Gear Shift Lover then first drive the car in "D" mode and then shift gear from "D" to "M" and keep shifting gears from "+" to "-" OR from "-" to "+" as and when required as indicated on display on the Instrument Cluster. Use of AMT is to improve fuel efficiency and give the driver Automatic as well as a Manual Gearbox feeling. One more thing, you get a "Creep" function in AMT gearbox in which the vehicle moves forward without pressing the accelerator, Creep function is extremely useful while driving on the hills.
The new hatchback will be available in five variants: Dlite, Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. Where the Dlite, Era and Asta will be available with petrol-MT combination only, the Magna and Sportz will also get CNG-MT and Petrol-AMT powertrains as well.
Yes, Maruti Alto K10 is available with automatic transmission and with the automatic variant, the K10 takes its city-friendly nature a notch higher. Here is the link to know more about this car: https://www.zigwheels.com/newcars/Maruti-Suzuki/Alto-K10