Selasa, 02 Maret 2010
Suzuki Alto: An Overview
It is now official. Suzuki Australia has announced that the Alto will join their line-up for 2009. This is great news for individuals looking for a small, reliable, and cost-effective automobile that won’t consume too much gas. The Suzuki Alto provides good performance, excellent fuel economy, low carbon dioxide emissions, high safety standards, and eye-catching styling.
Urban dwellers certainly have something to be happy about because the Suzuki Alto is priced competitively as well. It meets the needs of today’s demanding lifestyle; it is also Suzuki’s answer to the challenges of climate change. With its environment-friendly features and engineering, you can be sure that the Alto will pass the strictest quality standards anywhere in the world.
In Australia, Suzuki has established itself as one of the leading brands in the automotive industry. With the Suzuki Alto, the company has cemented its place in the sub-light car category. Offering excellent drivability, comfort, and cutting-edge style, no one can deny that this car has marked itself in the minds of interested auto buyers even from its very beginning. Its European-inspired design as well as outstanding aerodynamics also plays to its advantage. All these features combine to make Suzuki one of the most successful mini-vehicle manufacturers in Japan and this success is now spreading throughout the world.
Features of the Car
Conceptualized as a car for urban dwellers who want to have style and comfort while they do their part in preserving the environment, the Suzuki Alto exceeded people’s expectations. At the core of its design engineering is the company’s belief that people should be able to have eco-friendly and comfortable cars without sacrificing style and performance. Its compact size plays a role in giving it excellent credentials without distracting from its maneuverability and user-friendliness.
With an overall length of 3,500mm, height of 1,470mm, and width of 1,600m, the Suzuki Alto is a compact car with a lot of surprises. The cabin interiors provide a lot of space for four adults. It also has a lot of storage spaces for different items for ease and convenience of the passengers. Despite its compact exteriors, the car actually has a lot of space in the rear. When you fold it down, the seat expands and provides sufficient luggage area for everyday use.
The car also boasts of three-cylinder 1.0-litre petrol engine that produces a maximum output of 50kw and a maximum torque of 90Nm. Its engine is also compliant with the Euro IV standards because its fuel consumption is just around 4.5/100 km. In addition, it only produces around 103g/km of carbon dioxide emissions.
Suzuki Alto is available in both manual and automatic transmission. The standard is the five-speed manual but the four-speed automatic will be provided as an alternative option. The car provides superior handing with its MacPherson front suspension. Its rear suspension contains the car manufacturer’s 3-link axle design. Safety is another notable feature of the Suzuki Alto. Some of its safety features includes the Electronic Stability Program (ESP), six airbags, and crushable structure.