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|
|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|
|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|
|ABS(Anti-Lock Braking System)||No||No|
|EBD(Electronic Brake-force Distribution)||No||No|
|Electronic Stability Program||No||No|
|Child Safety Lock||Yes||Yes|
|Comfort and convenience features||Power Steering||Yes||Yes|
|Bootspace||177 litre||284 litres|
|Seating Capacity||5 person||5 person|
|Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel||No||No|
|Foldable rear seats||No||No|
Price of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Ford Figo
Name of Variant
Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
|Maruti Suzuki Alto 800||