The Suzuki Alto is a passenger car of the A segment produced by the Japanese automaker Suzuki since 1979. Six generations of the Alto, offered for sale in the years 1979, 1984, 1988, 1994, 1998 and 2004. Was positioned in Suzuki range below the Suzuki Swift, and had as rivals to the Chevrolet Spark, the Daihatsu Cuore, the Hyundai Atos, the Hyundai i10 and Kia Picanto. The model was also sold under the brands Maruti Udyog, Nissan and Chevrolet.
The first generation of Alto, born in 1979, there was only three-door hatchback body. For the second generation introduced in 1984 added a five-door, which became the only available for the third generation of 1988. Cervo and The Suzuki Fronte was a coupe and a sedan respectively, structural and mechanical components shared with the High.
The fourth generation of the Alto started shipping in 1994. Premiered the fifth in 1998. Sixth generation Alto was launched in 2004.
The seventh generation Alto was exhibited as a prototype at the Motor Show 2008 in New Delhi under the name "A-Star Concept." The production version debuted at the Paris Motor Show the same year; sold in India since December 2008 (named Maruti Suzuki A-Star), and other countries since early 2009 under the name Alto, Celerio and Nissan Pixo. Take an atmospheric petrol engine three-cylinder, 1.0 liter engine that develops 68hp maximum power; CO2 emissions are 103 g /km.
The Indian manufacturer Maruti Udyog produce the second generation under the name Alto Maruti 800, the best selling model in India for several years; and the fifth generation with the name Maruti Alto, which took the lead in that market. The Maruti 800 has front-wheel drive and a gasoline engine three-cylinder, 800cc displacement and 38hp of maximum power; the engine of Maruti Alto has four valves per cylinder and reaches the 47hp. Both models of Maruti are exported to other countries under the name Maruti Suzuki.
Suzuki Alto I
JNJ 7080 Jiangnan Alto II
Suzuki Alto III
Suzuki Alto IV
Suzuki Alto V
Suzuki Alto YOU
Suzuki Alto VII