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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 FigoFord 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 mileageTechnical Specifications

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Vxi (Airbag)

Ford Figo Duratorq  Petrol LXI 1.2

EngineF8D Petrol engine1196 cc petrol engine
Displacement796 cc1196 cc
Max power48 bhp @ 6000 RPM70 bhp @ 6250 RPM
Max torque69 Nm @ 3500 RPM102 Nm @ 4000 RPM
Mileage22.74 kmpl15.6 kmpl
Gears5 speed gearbox5 speed gearbox
       Look, style and Dimensionslength x width x height(mm)3395 mm x 1490 mm x 1475 mm3795 mm x 1680 mm x 1427 mm
Wheelbase2360 mm2489 mm
Body color bumperYesYes
Body color  ORVMNoNo
Alloy WheelsNoNo
HeadlampsYesYes, Conventional
Fuel tank35 litres45 litres
Ground Clearance160 mm168 mm
         Safety featuresSuspension frontMc Pherson Strut TorsionMacPherson Strut
Suspension rearCoil Spring, Gas Filled Shock AbsorbersSemi-Independent twist beam, Coil springs
Breaks (rear)DrumDrum
Tubeless TyresYesYes
ABS(Anti-Lock Braking System)NoNo
EBD(Electronic Brake-force Distribution)NoNo
Electronic Stability ProgramNoNo
Engine immobilizerYesYes
Child Safety LockYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Air bagYesNo
Brake AssistNoNo
Seat beltYesYes
Parking sensorsNoNo
Fog lampNoNo
         Comfort and convenience featuresPower SteeringYesYes
Power windowsYesYes
Bootspace177 litre284 litres
Seating Capacity5 person5 person
Music systemYesYes
Seat UpholsteryFabricFabric
Keyless StartNoNo
Leather-wrapped Steering WheelNoNo
Tinted glassYesYes
Foldable rear seatsNoNo
Rear defoggerNoNo
Rear wiperNoNo
Rain-sensing WipersNoNo

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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