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    2020 Datsun GO vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 20 Dec 2020

    Which car is better: Datsun GO or Maruti Suzuki Alto 800? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Datsun GO vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    GO 2020 vs Alto 800 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    GO VS ALTO 800 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Datsun GO

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    D

    ₹3.99

    STD

    ₹2.95

    A

    ₹4.95

    STD(O)

    ₹3.00

    A(O)

    ₹5.35

    LXI

    ₹3.53

    T

    ₹5.70

    LXI(O)

    ₹3.57

    T(O)

    ₹5.90

    VXI

    ₹3.76

       

    VXI+

    ₹3.90


    Datsun GO petrol's prices start from Rs. 3.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 5.90 lakh for the petrol manual powertrain. The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 petrol manual prices start from Rs. 2.95 lakh and go up to Rs. 3.90 lakh.

    GO VS ALTO 800 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Datsun GO

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    T

    ₹6.25

    -

    -

    T(O)

    ₹6.45

       


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Datsun GO prices start from Rs. 6.25 lakh. Datsun GO petrol automatic is Rs. 55,000 more expensive than the manual. The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is not available with petrol automatic powertrain.

    GO 2020 vs Alto 800 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Datsun GO is 3788mm long, 1636mm wide and 1507mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2450mm. The Datsun GO has a boot space of 265 litres. The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 measures 3445mm in length, 1515mm in width and 1475mm in height. The wheelbase of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is 2360mm and it has a boot space of 177 litres.

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    GO VS ALTO 800 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Datsun GO

    Difference

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Length (mm)

    3788

    343

    3445

    Width (mm)

    1636

    121

    1515

    Height (mm)

    1507

    32

    1475

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2450

    90

    2360

    Boot Space (litre)

    265

    88

    177

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    180

    20

    160

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    35

    0

    35

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    165/70 R14

    -

    145/80 R12

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    165/70 R14

    -

    145/80 R12


    Dimension Review

    • The GO is longer than the Alto 800 by 343mm.
    • The GO is wider than the Alto 800 by 121mm.
    • The GO is taller than the Alto 800 by 32mm.
    • The GO has a longer wheelbase than the Alto 800; by 90mm.
    • The GO has 88 litres more boot space than the Alto 800.
    • The GO has 20mm more ground clearance than the Alto 800.
    • In terms of dimensions, the GO is a larger car than the Alto 800. So, it will have a better road presence than the Alto 800.

    GO 2020 vs Alto 800 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    GO VS ALTO 800 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Datsun GO

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Engine

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    0.8 L Petrol

    Displacement

    1198 cc

    1198 cc

    796 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    3

    Maximum Power

    68PS @ 5000rpm

    77PS @ 6000rpm

    48PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    104Nm @ 4000rpm

    104Nm @ 4400rpm

    69Nm @ 3500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    -

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    19.02kmpl

    -

    22.05kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    -

    CVT

    -

    Automatic FE

    -

    19.59kmpl

    -


    GO Petrol vs Alto 800 Petrol

    Datsun GO 1.2 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 68PS of maximum power and 104Nm of peak torque with the manual transmission. With the automatic, the power figure increases to 77PS. The torque output remains the same but it peaks at a higher 4400rpm instead of 4000rpm as is the case with the Go MT. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Datsun GO petrol manual has a mileage of 19.02kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 19.59kmpl.

    Also Read - 2020 Datsun GO vs Honda Amaze - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 0.8 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 48PS of maximum power and 69Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 22.05kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The GO has a more powerful petrol engine than the Alto 800.
    • The GO petrol produces more torque than the Alto 800.
    • The Alto 800 petrol is more fuel-efficient than the GO.
    • The GO petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Alto 800. So, it will offer better driveability.

    GO 2020 vs Alto 800 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of GO 2020 are:

    • LED DRL
    • Vehicle dynamic control
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
    • 14-inch alloy wheels
    • Bluetooth, USB & aux-in connectivity
    • Dual front airbags
    • Keyless entry
    • Chrome grille
    • Analogue Tachometer
    • Rear wiper & washer
    • Body coloured bumpers, door handles and ORVMS

    Notable top features of Alto 800 2020 are:

    • Dual Front Airbags
    • Front Power Windows
    • Full Wheel Covers
    • 7-inch Touchscreen w/ AUX, USB & Bluetooth Connectivity
    • Remote Keyless Entry
    • Internally Adjustable ORVM
    • Body Side Moulding
    • Reverse Parking Sensors
    • ABS w/ EBD
    • Rear Parcel Tray
    • Accessory Socket
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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