Maruti Suzuki is now offering a driver’s side airbag as an option on all variants of the Alto 800 and Alto K10. Each variant of the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Alto K10 will cost an additional Rs 9,728 with the optional airbag. Maruti Suzuki is also adding the left ORVM across all the trims.
RS Kalsi, the executive director of marketing and sales at Maruti Suzuki said, ‚ÄúWith driver airbag being offered from the base variant upward as an option for the Alto, a very large number of car customers in India will feel reassured. We have offered enhanced safety features, from the base variants, across our model range.‚ÄĚ
Over the past couple of months, Maruti Suzuki has started offering safety features like dual airbags and ABS as an option on all variants of the Swift, Swift Dzire and Ciaz, in an effort to improve safety.
Prices with optional driver's side airbag
|Maruti Suzuki Alto 800|
|STD (O)||Rs 2,62,313
|LX (O)||Rs 2,98,844|
|LXI (O)||Rs 3,21,365|
|LXI CNG (O)||Rs 3,78,420|
|Maruti Suzuki Alto K10|
|LXI (O)||Rs 3,45,844|
|VXI AGS (O)||Rs 4,11,609|
|LXI CNG (O)||Rs 4,08,162|
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Press release - Alto now comes with driver airbag
|New Delhi, January 14, 2016: Driver airbag is now offered as an option in all variants of Alto 800 and Alto K10. The large number of customers who buy these bestseller cars can now experience enhanced safety. This also means that Alto, India‚Äôs largest selling car for 10 years in a row, now becomes even more attractive.
In recent months, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has introduced enhanced safety equipment in a large number of models. Dual airbags with ABS and EBD was offered as standard across variants of
S-Cross and Baleno. This was followed by making dual airbags, ABS with EBD available as an option in all variants of Ciaz, Eritga, DZire, WagonR and Celerio.
Mr. R S Kalsi, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki, said: ‚ÄúWith driver airbag being offered from the base variant upward as an option for the Alto, a very large number of car customers in India will feel reassured. We have offered enhanced safety features, from the base variants, across our model range, ahead of regulations.‚ÄĚ
Besides driver airbag, the left outside rear view mirror is also available across all variants of Alto.
Alto has been India‚Äôs No. 1 selling car for 10 years in a row and has won various accolades. Brand Alto, with its remarkable fuel efficiency and attractive design, continues to strengthen its wide appeal among customers who want more power and performance in their car. Alto has sold over 29 lakh units cumulatively, in India.
In FY 2014-15, the average monthly sale of Alto was over 22,000 units.