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Maruti Alto becomes India's highest-selling car; 45 lakh sales up!

The Alto was introduced in India back in the year 2000.

The Maruti Suzuki Alto has become India's highest-selling car with over 45 lakh units sold in over 2 decades.

The Alto was introduced in India back in the year 2000. In 2010, Maruti launched the Alto K10 and Alto CNG. By 2012, the carmaker had sold over 20 lakh units of the hatchback.

Maruti Suzuki rolled out the Alto 800 in the year 2012, followed by the second-generation Alto K10 two years later. In 2016, the carmaker celebrated 30 lakh sales of the Alto. Sales surpassed the 40 lakh unit mark in 2020.

Last year, the company introduced the third-generation Alto K10 in the Indian market. The car is available with a 796cc, 3-cylinder engine that puts out 47 BHP and 69 Nm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and also comes with a factory-fitted CNG option.

The Alto K10 is powered by a 998cc engine that puts out 66 BHP and 89 Nm and is paired with either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT. The K10 also gets a CNG option.

 
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