Maruti Suzuki has introduced its revised Alto 800 in India – the new car replaces the current model in the lineup, and is available in both petrol and CNG versions.

Powered by an F8D 800 cc three-cylinder mill offering 48 PS at 6,000 rpm and 69 Nm at 3,500 rpm, the company says that the new Alto 800 – which enters the lineup alongside the K10 1.0 litre version – is 15% more fuel efficient than its predecessor.

There are four variants on call, these being Standard, LX, LXi and LXi with Airbag, with prices starting from 244,000 rupees (RM14,100), which is for the baseline model.

Exterior changes include a new petal-shaped headlamps, grille and bumper, as well as a revised tailgate and rear combination lamps, all part of what the company tags a Wavefront design.

Inside, items include new utility spaces on the dash, with a new centre console offering more space for items. The Alto 800 runs on 145/80 series rubbers and 12-inch wheels.