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Comparison Between Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Ford Figo


Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Vs Ford Figo

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Vs Ford Figo

Ford Figo is one of the best example for perfect diesel hatchback rich in features. Ford Figo available in diesel and petrol engine options with manual transmission feature. This cool 5 seater available in more than 10 variants and you can choose from lots of color options. 2013 model Ford Figo launched with many refreshed features.

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 launched in India during 2012. The launch was a great success and the car still most wanted one. The affordable price tag is the main attracting feature among the Indian population about this family car. Currently available in one engine option,  one manual transmission option and you have petrol and CNG variants to choose. The total number of models include 9 and available in 6 beautiful color options.

Engine and Performance

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 powered by 796cc, 3 Cylinder, 12-valves petrol engine in petrol variants and the same CNG engine powering the vehicle in CNG models. The power produced is 47.5 Bhp @ 6000 rpm and torque of 69 Nm @ 3500 rpm on ride to the wheels. Both petrol and CNG engines are mated with 5 manual gears.

CNG variants are offering better fuel efficiency than petrol engine. Ford Figo diesel variants are powered by the 1399 cc, Diesel engine produces 68 bhp @ 4000 RPM power. Petrol variants are powered by the 1196 cc, Petrol engine which produces 70 bhp @ 6250 RPM power on ride. Engine mated with 5-speed, Manual, FWD gearbox offers best class performance.


You will get a mileage of 22kmpl in highway and 17kmpl in city from the Mileage of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 petrol and 30kmpl from the CNG variants. Ford Figo petrol Variants are offering mileage of 15.6kmpl and those of Ford Figo Mileage Diesel Variants returns fuel economy of 20.0kmpl on ride.

Comfort and Safety Features

Comfort and Safety Features in Ford Figo includes 2 Airbags (Driver & Co-Driver), Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Engine immobilizer, Child Safety Lock, Fabric Seat Upholstery, Head-rests, Power Windows, Rear Defogger, Roof Mounted Antenna, Air Conditioner, Integrated (in-dash) Music System, Tubeless Tyres, Alloy Wheels etc.

The top petrol variant of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 only comes with an airbag for driver. Other safety measures are central locking,  immobilizer, tubeless tyres, collapsible steering column etc. The comfort features includes music system, 177 litres boot space, foldable rear seats, power windows, remote boot and fuel filler facilities. Suspension used is McPherson Strut, Coil spring gas filled shocks suspension. Braking and handling is really good with front disc and rear drum brakes, power steering etc.

Full Technical Comparison Between Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Ford Figo

Engine performance and mileage Technical Specifications

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Vxi (Airbag)

Ford Figo Duratorq  Petrol LXI 1.2

Engine F8D Petrol engine 1196 cc petrol engine
Displacement 796 cc 1196 cc
Max power 48 bhp @ 6000 RPM 70 bhp @ 6250 RPM
Max torque 69 Nm @ 3500 RPM 102 Nm @ 4000 RPM
Mileage 22.74 kmpl 15.6 kmpl
Gears 5 speed gearbox 5 speed gearbox
Transmission Manual Manual
       Look, style and Dimensions length x width x height(mm) 3395 mm x 1490 mm x 1475 mm 3795 mm x 1680 mm x 1427 mm
Wheelbase 2360 mm 2489 mm
Body color bumper Yes Yes
Body color  ORVM No No
Alloy Wheels No No
Headlamps Yes Yes, Conventional
Fuel tank 35 litres 45 litres
Ground Clearance 160 mm 168 mm
         Safety features Suspension front Mc Pherson Strut Torsion MacPherson Strut
Suspension rear Coil Spring, Gas Filled Shock Absorbers Semi-Independent twist beam, Coil springs
Steering Power Power
Brakes(front) Disc Disc
Breaks (rear) Drum Drum
Tubeless Tyres Yes Yes
ABS(Anti-Lock Braking System) No No
EBD(Electronic Brake-force Distribution) No No
Electronic Stability Program No No
Engine immobilizer Yes Yes
Child Safety Lock Yes Yes
Central Locking Yes Yes
Air bag Yes No
Brake Assist No No
Seat belt Yes Yes
Parking sensors No No
Fog lamp No No
         Comfort and convenience features Power Steering Yes Yes
Power windows Yes Yes
AC Yes Yes
Bootspace 177 litre 284 litres
Seating Capacity 5 person 5 person
Music system Yes Yes
Seat Upholstery Fabric Fabric
Keyless Start No No
Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel No No
Tinted glass Yes Yes
Foldable rear seats No No
Rear defogger No No
Rear wiper No No
Rain-sensing Wipers No No

Price of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Ford Figo

Name of Variant

Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800
  • CNG variants Rs.  3.38 lakhs to 3.57 lakhs
  • Petrol variants Rs. 2.43 lakhs to 3.32 lakhs
Ford Figo
  • Petrol Variants Rs. 3.91 lakhs to 5.09 lakhs
  • Diesel variants Rs. 4.89 lakhs to 6.08 lakhs


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