2000-2012 Suzuki Alto VX & VXR (5th Generation)
- Status : Discontinued (2012 to onward)
- Last 2012 year Price: (750,000 PKR)
Suzuki Alto 2012 available under four versions (Suzuki Alto VX, Alto VXR, Alto VX CNG & Alto VXR CNG) all of them have same engine configuration but there exist only one or two major difference on the basis of which it has been divide; VXR has Air Conditioner While Simple VX has no Air Conditioner. No major changes done to its design or its interior it remained same as it was first introduced. The last Model of Suzuki Alto was Introduced in 2012 after that it discontinued.
It is a simple small hatchback car that is available in Pakistan for small families as it has seating capacity for five members. This is famous in Pakistani community due to its fuel efficiency, affordable price and its comfortable ride because this have good suspension system that make its ride quite comfortable as compare to Suzuki Mehran. Interior of Suzuki Alto 2010 is available in three colors black, cream and gray whereas on exterior Suzuki has multiple color choices for their customers. Seats of car are fabric I think this is enough in this price range, it has small good looking headlights but fog lights are not present in this car.
Engine & Power:
Suzuki Alto has 970cc four inline carburetor engine that produces 54 Horse power @ 6000 Rpm with 84nm@2700 rpm of torque. Top speed of vehicle is 120-140 Km/H while it takes 10 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 kilometer per hour.
Fuel Efficiency of vehicle is good if considered according to its carburetor engine which is about 9-10 kilometer per liter in city and 10-12 kilometer per liter on the highway. There is 5 speeds Manual transmission not automatic like other small cars imported from japan while power-assisted rack and pinion steering make the drive little easier (VXR only).
Comfort and Safety:
Comfort and security mostly poor among cars release in Pakistan so does Suzuki Alto VX CNG there are no fog lamps and air bags present for safety and you just have to rely on driver’s driving. Like safety comfort is also scarcely, it will not be wrong to say that it is made to carry you from one place to another only, for Long journeys it is so much difficult to travel because it has very less head and leg room. Only few things that are worthy to discuss here are there are present cup holders and heater and air conditioner that provide you heat in winters but cool air in summers. Ride Quality is good because of its good suspensions if compared with other vehicles of same budget.