Today, the main focus is on environment friendly cars and Maruti Suzuki has forward in the movement with Maruti Astar. Internationally, this model is sold under the name of Suzuki Alto and considered as the 7th generation of Suzuki Alto. You can call this car as most fuel efficient car and awarded by different prizes. This model is designed keeping in mind the youth aspirations in India and come with extraordinary power and flawless control styled to turn heads.
The petrol engine of 998cc displacement, it is available in four different variants viz., Lxi, Vxi with manual and AT transmission and Zxi. A-Star comes under the class of hatchback body type with a fuel economy of 14 kmpl on the busy roads and 19 kmpl on highway. With 3 cylinders, MPFi system and KB series engine, it is by the way first car of Maruti which come with new K series engine.
A-Star seems to be very controlling delivering outmost of 67 bhp at the rate of 6200 rpm, while the outmost torque offered by the mill is 90 Nm at the rate of 3500 rpm. This elegant provide sitting capacity for five people along with pretty good leg, head, hip and shoulder room.
The model is prepared with MacPherson Strut and Coil Spring type of suspension system that brings well-organized handling while driving. With front ventilated disc and rear drum type of brakes, the driving turns very simple for all. It offers a best-in-class minimum turning radius of 4.50 mts. It is also prepared with five manual gears with power steering.
The company has introduced a new model called Maruti A-Star Automatic on the VXi alternative that is incorporated with 4 speed automatic gears further with standard ABS and driver seat change. It is a welcome change in the automobile and was much desired by the car lovers who wished to drive their hatchback with continuous acceleration.
Furthermore, as far as the ease and convenience of the occupiers goes, Maruti A-Star is ready with a standard climate control AC, power steering, manual lock at the centre, Power windows, integrated audio system with 4 speakers, front and rear power windows, remote fuel filler and folding rear seats among others.