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

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 petrols 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.

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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

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

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.

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