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    2020 Renault Kwid vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 28 Sep 2020

    Comparison review of Renault Kwid 2020 and Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 on price, dimensions, ground clearance, boot space, engine performance, mileage and features to find out which is the better car or which car you should buy.

     


    2020 Renault Kwid vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

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

    KWID VS ALTO 800 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Renault Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    STD 0.8

    ₹2.94

    STD

    ₹2.95

    RXE 0.8

    ₹3.64

    STD(O)

    ₹3.00

    RXL 0.8

    ₹3.94

    LXI

    ₹3.53

    RXT 0.8

    ₹4.24

    LXI(O)

    ₹3.57

    RXL

    ₹4.16

    VXI

    ₹3.76

    RXT(O)

    ₹4.54

    VXI+

    ₹3.90

    Climber (O)

    ₹4.75

    -

    -


    Renault Kwid prices start from Rs. 2.94 lakh and go up to Rs. 4.75 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.

    KWID VS ALTO 800 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Renault Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    RXL

    ₹4.48

    -

    -

    RXT(O)

    ₹4.86

    -

    -

    Climber (O)

    ₹5.07

    -

    -


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Renault Kwid prices start from Rs. 4.48 lakh. Renault Kwid petrol automatic is Rs. 32,000 more expensive than the manual. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is not available with petrol automatic powertrain.

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

    Renault Kwid is 3731mm long, 1579mm wide and 1474mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2422mm. The Renault Kwid has a boot space of 279 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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    KWID VS ALTO 800 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Renault Kwid

    Difference

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Length (mm)

    3731

    286

    3445

    Width (mm)

    1579

    64

    1515

    Height (mm)

    1474

    1

    1475

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2422

    62

    2360

    Boot Space (litre)

    279

    102

    177

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    184

    24

    160

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    28

    7

    35

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    165/70 R14

    -

    145/80 R12

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    165/70 R14

    -

    145/80 R12


    Dimension Review

    • The Kwid is longer than the Alto 800 by 286mm.
    • The Kwid is wider than the Alto 800 by 64mm.
    • The Alto 800 is taller than the Kwid by 1mm.
    • The Kwid has a longer wheelbase than the Alto 800; by 62mm.
    • The Kwid has 102 litres more boot space than the Alto 800.
    • The Kwid has 24mm more ground clearance than the Alto 800. If you frequently drive on bad roads and over tall speed breakers, then the Kwid will do a better job.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Kwid is a significantly larger car than the Alto 800. So, it will have a better road presence than the Alto 800.

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

    KWID VS ALTO 800 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Renault Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

    Engine

    1.0 L Petrol

    0.8 L Petrol

    0.8 L Petrol

    Displacement

    999 cc

    799 cc

    796 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    3

    Maximum Power

    68PS @ 5500rpm

    54PS @ 5678rpm

    48PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    91Nm @ 4250rpm

    72Nm @ 4386rpm

    69Nm @ 3500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    21.7kmpl

    20.71kmpl

    22.05kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    5-speed AMT

    -

    -

    Automatic FE

    22kmpl

    -

    -


    Kwid Petrol vs Alto 800 Petrol

    Renault Kwid 1.0 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 68PS of maximum power and 91Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Renault Kwid petrol manual has a mileage of 21.7kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 22kmpl.

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    The Kwid also gets a 0.8 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine that makes 54PS of maximum power and 72Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 20.71kmpl.

    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 Kwid has a more powerful petrol engine than the Alto 800.
    • The Kwid's petrol engine produces more torque than the Alto 800's.
    • The Alto 800 0.8 l petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Kwid. But, the Kwid 1.0L not only has more power and torque, but it also has a comparable mileage figure.
    • The Kwid's petrol engines have a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Alto 800. So, it will offer better driveability compared to the Alto 800. 

    Kwid 2020 vs Alto 800 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

     

    Notable top features of Kwid 2020 are:

    • LED DRL
    • Double barrel headlamps
    • Front & Rear Power Windows
    • Full Wheel Covers
    • 8-inch Touchscreen w/ AUX, USB, Bluetooth & Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Connectivity
    • LED Digital Instrument Cluster
    • Dual Front Airbags
    • Reverse Parking Camera w/ Guidelines
    • Reverse Parking Sensors
    • Remote Keyless Entry
    • Rear Parcel Tray
    • Accessory Socket

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    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

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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