Recognized for decades as an affordable hatchback in the Indian market, the Maruti Alto is now the cheapest car in the country. Recently some automakers like Datsun and Renault have raised the price of their entry level cars. After which the price of Altos has become the lowest. This car has long been one of the best-selling cars in the country.
Available in all variants including CNG kit, the base variant of the car is priced at Rs 2.99 lakh and the top model VXI Plus is priced at Rs 4.1 lakh. In other words, there is a difference of about 1 lakh rupees between the prices of these two variants. All variants are the same in terms of engine and performance, the company has used a 7996 cc petrol engine that produces 40.3bhp of power and 60Nm of torque. Typically, this car gives mileage of up to 22 kilometers per liter. So let’s find out the difference between these two forms-
1) – Car exterior:
In these two variants of Maruti Alto, the company has given body color door handles as standard features. At the same time, in the VXI + variant, the company has given full color cover and body side molding including body color bumper. In addition to these both variants have front utility features such as front-end console bottle holder, front door trip map pocket and dual (driver and passenger) airbags.
2) – Car interior:
The biggest difference between these two variants is seen only in their interior. The standard variant has basic features like dual tone interior, vinyl seat upholstery. Additional features of the VXI + variants include fabric and vinyl upholstery, silver accents on the door handles, attractive steering wheel, center garnish.
The base standard variant does not get any special comfort features, it only has driver side sun visor and grip support for co-passengers. At the same time, the VXI + variants feature air conditioning (AC), power steering, front power window, central locking, remote keyless entry, USB aux-in audio. Not only this, in this top variant you will also find a 17.78 cm touch infotainment system. Also provided are 2 speakers, socket, rear parcel tray, remote opening fuel cap and in-out side rear view mirror (ORVM).
3) – Protection:
As a safety feature, it has a number of features that are available in both variants, such as headlight leveling, high mount stop lamp, ambobilizer, front wiper and washer, driver side airbags, anti lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake brakes (electronic brakes). , Reverse parking sensor, speed warning system is the main one. At the same time, passenger side airbags, child locks are also provided in the back door as an additional feature of the VXI + variants.
Conclusion: There is an old saying that ‘the sweeter the better’, the more you spend the more you will enjoy. This proverb fits perfectly for both forms here. If you want to ignore the basic features and just enjoy a car, its base standard variant can be selected. Nowadays, however, if the car does not have basic features like air conditioning (AC) and audio system, customers can run into a lot of problems. The VXI variant is a bit more expensive than the standard one but it has got all the features. At the same time, standard features like power windows, power steering, central locking, bluetooth connection are also not available.