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    2020 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 21 Sep 2020

    Which car is better: Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 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 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

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

    WAGON R VS ALTO 800 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    LXI 1.0

    ₹4.46

    STD

    ₹2.95

    LXI (O) 1.0

    ₹4.53

    STD(O)

    ₹3.00

    VXI 1.0

    ₹4.91

    LXI

    ₹3.53

    VXI (O) 1.0

    ₹4.98

    LXI(O)

    ₹3.57

    VXI 1.2

    ₹5.14

    VXI

    ₹3.76

    VXI (O) 1.2

    ₹5.21

    VXI+

    ₹3.90

    ZXI 1.2

    ₹5.48

    -

    -


    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R prices start from Rs. 4.46 lakh and go up to Rs. 5.48 lakh for 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.

    WAGON R VS ALTO 800 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    VXI 1.0

    ₹5.38

    -

    -

    VXI (O) 1.0

    ₹5.45

    -

    -

    VXI 1.2

    ₹5.61

    -

    -

    VXI (O) 1.2

    ₹5.68

    -

    -

    ZXI 1.2

    ₹5.95

    -

    -


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Wagon R starts at Rs. 5.38 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R petrol automatic is Rs. 47,000 more expensive than the manual. Alto 800 is not available with petrol automatic powertrain.

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

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is 3655mm long, 1620mm wide and 1675mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2435mm. The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has a boot space of 341 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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    WAGON R VS ALTO 800 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Difference

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Length (mm)

    3655

    210

    3445

    Width (mm)

    1620

    105

    1515

    Height (mm)

    1675

    200

    1475

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2435

    75

    2360

    Boot Space (litre)

    341

    164

    177

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    165

    5

    160

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    32

    3

    35

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    155/80 R13

    -

    145/80 R12

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    165/70 R14

    -

    145/80 R12


    Dimension Review

    • The Wagon R is longer than the Alto 800 by 210mm.
    • The Wagon R is wider than the Alto 800 by 105mm.
    • The Wagon R is taller than the Alto 800 by 200mm.
    • The Wagon R has a longer wheelbase than the Alto 800; by 75mm.
    • The Wagon R has 164 litres more boot space than the Alto 800.
    • The Wagon R has 5mm more ground clearance than the Alto 800.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Wagon R is a larger car than the Alto 800. So, it will have a better road presence than the Alto 800.

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

    WAGON R VS ALTO 800 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Engine

    1.0 L Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    0.8 L Petrol

    Displacement

    998 cc

    1197 cc

    796 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    68PS @ 5500rpm

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    48PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    90Nm @ 5500rpm

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    69Nm @ 3500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    21.79kmpl

    20.52kmpl

    22.05kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    5-speed AMT

    5-speed AMT

    -

    Automatic FE

    21.79kmpl

    20.52kmpl

    -


    Wagon R Petrol vs Alto 800 Petrol

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.0 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 68PS of maximum power and 90Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R petrol manual has a mileage of 21.79kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 21.79kmpl.

    Also Read - 2020 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    The Wagon R also gets a 1.2 L petrol engine that makes 83PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.2 L petrol manual and automatic has a mileage of 20.52kmpl.

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800’s 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 Wagon R has a more powerful petrol engine than the Alto 800.
    • The Wagon R's petrol engines produce more torque than the Alto 800's.
    • The Alto 800’s 0.8 L petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Wagon R.
    • The Wagon R's petrol engines have a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Alto 800. So, the WagonR will offer better driveability compared to the Alto 800.

    Wagon R 2020 vs Alto 800 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Wagon R 2020 are:

    • Speed sensitive auto door lock
    • Front Fog lamps
    • 14-inch steel wheels w/ wheel covers
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Remote keyless entry
    • Steering mounted controls
    • Tachometer
    • 2nd Row 60:40 Split Seat
    • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs w/ turn indicators
    • Rear defogger
    • Rear wiper & washer

    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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