Maruti 800

Maruti 800

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₹ 2,15,000 - ₹ 2,50,000
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VEHICLE SUMMARY
Body Type Hatchback
Manufacturer Warranty NA
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Engine Description 796cc, 3 cylinder
Maximum Power 37 Bhp @ 6000 rpm
Maximum Torque 59 Nm @ 2500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol
Transmission 4 Manual
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Top Speed (KMPH) 144
Mileage (City) 13.00 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Highway) 18.0 kmpl (approx.)
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Length 3335 mm
Width 1405 mm
Height 1440 mm
Wheelbase 2175.0 mm
Minimum Ground Clearance 170.00 mm
Kerb Weight 665.00 kg
Turning Radius 4.40 metres
CAPACITY
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Tank Capacity 28.00 litres
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Brakes Front Disk, Rear Drum
Suspension Mcpherson strut and coil spring, gas filled shock
WHEELS & TYRES
Alloy Wheels
Tyre Size 145/70 R12
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Rain Sensing Wipers
Rear Defogger
Rear Washer & Wiper
Remote Boot Release
Remote Fuel Filler
Steering Adjustment (Rake)
Steering Adjustment (Reach)
Steering Mounted Controls
Air Conditioner
Power Windows
Rear AC Vents
Power Steering Normal
EXTERIOR FEATURES
Body-coloured Bumpers
Tinted Glass
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Driver Side
INTERIOR FEATURES
Sunroof
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
Rear Seat Belts 3
Parking Sensors
BRAKING & TRACTION
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control
LOCKS & SECURITY
Central Locking None
INSTRUMENTATION
Tachometer
LIGHTING
Darkness Sensing Headlamps
Front Fog Lights
ORVM Turn Indicators
Xenon Headlamps
INFOTAINMENT
Music System No
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
Folding Rear Seats
Driver Seat Adjustment Manual
Leather Seats No
Rear Centre Armrest No
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Maruti 800 Review

03 Aug, 13 02:06 PM

Review

Maruti is the most reputed brands for manufacturing cars in India. Earlier, Maruti Suzuki India was known as Maruti Udyog. Maruti Suzuki launched its first car Maruti 800 in India. This car was introduced in the year 1984. Maruti 800 is a small, comfortable and economical car in the market. This is an ideal choice for all middle-class families. The popularity of the Maruti 800 has remained practically, and it is still being manufactured and sold today. It comes with the latest design and engines. Due to its excellent performance and reliability, Maruti has manufactured and sold over 10 million cars in India. This car comes in different versions. It is fully loaded with a range of modern features. Maruti 800 is powered by the 796cc 3-cylinder engine. It is also provided with AC and without AC in metallic and non-metallic edition. Maruti 800 is one of the most successful cars in India.

Exterior and Interior

Maruti 800 is the most economic, oldest and successful hatchback in the Indian market that was first introduced in 1984. The exterior of Maruti 800 is a simple yet rigid structure with a front headlamp cluster, front indicators, a rigid and large front grille with the symbol of Suzuki, simple and extensive front bonnet, body colored front bumper with indicators and number plate between them, foldable rear view mirrors, embedded door knobs, 12-inch wheels with good shock absorbers and side windows, roof and windshield all following a simple straight line structure which makes it a simple, small and liking hatchback. The interior has also a simple yet comfortable appeal with AC, dashboard with space for music system and has an inbuilt rack, adjustable driver and passenger seats and good legroom and headroom in rear seats. The front and rear track is 1215mm and 1200mm respectively.

Engine

Maruti 800 is equipped with a decent 796cc 0.8L SOHC three cylinder six valve petrol engine which produces a maximum power of 37 bhp at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 59 Nm at 2500 rpm and has a four speed manual gearbox. It takes 21 seconds to reach 0-100kmph mark and has a top speed of 144kmph. The engine is a multi-point fuel injection one and has a 32-bit ECM (Electronic Control Module). It provides a handsome mileage of 16.1 kmpl on the highways and 13.1 kmpl in the cities.

Dimensions and Weight

It has 3335mm of length, 1440mm of width and 1405mm of height as its dimension. It has a good ground clearance of 170mm and minimum turning radius of 4.4m which helps to escape from potholes of Indian roads and easy driving in crowded cities respectively. It has a kerb weight of 683kgs and gross weight of about 1000kgs. It has a fuel tank of 28litres which is useful in long journeys.

Safety Features

As far as safety is concerned, it is little shaky in that respect if compared to other hatchbacks but it has an average safety features and lot depend on the driver and condition of this hatchback. It has an Anti-Theft System, strong side impact beams, front and rear seat belts and laminated windshield which provide not best but average safety which is great in this price range.

Brakes and Suspension

It has disk brakes in front and drum brakes in rear wheels and has McPherson strut in the front suspension with coil spring and rear coil spring has gas filled shock absorbers.

Variants

Maruti 800 is available in four variants: 800, 800 AC, 800 Duo and 800 Duo AC.

Shades

Maruti 800 is available in six beautiful shades which are Icy Blue, Silky Silver, Superior White, Crystal Gold, Caribbean Blue and Bright Red.

Verdict

Overall, Maruti 800 is, was and always be a perfect choice of middle-class Indian families because of its affordable price range and is a good combination of simplicity, rigidness, performance and durability.

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