The domestic automotive industry is promise and shelter for a lot of Indian auto makers as well as international manufacturers. The report is India is expected to a third largest car maker hub in the world by the year 2025 with new launches in a variety of segments, such as small range of cars, hatchback cars, utility vehicle, as well. The competition is so high between the manufacturers in terms of offering products, usage of technologies, design principles, specifications, features and price. The comparison of small cars, the Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and Renault Kwid with respect of sales and specifications is following.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 has released in both hatchback and small car segments and reached around 11,500 units of sale in August, 2015 in India while the Hyundai Eon just holds 4540 units of sale and the Renault Kwid has recently launched in India to compete the much-anticipated Alto 800 variants. From January to August of this year, Maruti has sold around minimum of 10,557 Units and maximum of 12, 836 units per month in India whereas Hyundai has reached hardly highest sales of 7,200 units in February.
The Alto 800 variants offered with a latest and exciting design philosophy, class-based performance and greater visibility and the competitors Hyundai Eon and Renault Kwid also follow their own design and industry-based technical strategies to reach the buyers. Renault Kwid has introduced with an inspired stylish design of Renault Duster as a result it known as “the baby of Renault Duster”.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 has introduced in 7 different versions with two fuel options (petrol and CNG), one transmission along with 5-gear boxes and one engine type. While Hyundai Eon comes with 9 versions with 2 fuel options (Petrol and LPG) and Renault Kwid has introduced in 6 versions that are petrol variants.
With 5-speed gearbox, the small car Alto 800 claims 22.74kmpl mileage on the both petrol and CNG variants that produces 48bhp power and 69nm torque while the Hyundai Eon delivers 21.1kmpl and 20.3kmpl on 814cc and 998cc engine types respectively. In the comparable way, the 799cc displacement of engine (petrol) of Renault Kwid gives 25.17kmpl mileage with 5-speed manual transmission by producing 53bhp max power and 72Nm torque.
|Specifications||Maruti Alto 800||Hyundai Eon||Renault Kwid|
|Engine Displacement||796cc||814cc, 998cc||799cc|
|Max power||48bhp@6000 rpm||55bhp@5500 rpm, 68bhp@6200 rpm||53bhp@ 5678rpm|
|Max Torque||69nm@3500 rpm||
|Fuel-type||Petrol, CNG||Petrol, LPG||Petrol|
|Transmission||5-speed manual||5-speed manual||5-speed manual|
Maruti Alto 800 is well-sufficient for 5-sized family and measures 3395mm length, 1490mm width, 1475mm height and strong wheel base of 2360mm. The interior has stunning look with fabric seat upholstery, door handles, dual interiors, manual driver seat adjustment, Analog instrument cluster and engine immobilizer. The features on the car exterior are black door handles, rear view mirrors (ORVMs), etc. The two small cars Renault Kwid and Hyundai Eon have same kind of features on the lower variants.
|Body Measurements||Maruti Alto 800 VXi||Hyundai Eon Sportz||Renault Kwid RXT (0)|
All the variants of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 priced in the range of Rs.2.53lakhs to Rs. 3.69lakhs whereas the starting price of the Renault Kwid is Rs. 2.56lakhs (the price of higher variant of Alto 800 is Rs.3.53lakhs in ex-showroom of Delhi). The Hyundai Eon variants are little-bit expensive than other two and the model is available at an opening price of Rs.3.11lakh.