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Petite but certainly fits four

Looks petite from the outside, but from the inside, more so at the helm of the driver seat, seems like everything is to be within reach and effort free. From the dashboard control switches, glove box, rear door locks and front electric windows.
The Suzuki Alto 800 Deluxe could snugly fit four full-size adults comfortably with the headrests properly adjusted and the 4-speed air-conditioning system that could actually cool the cabin quickly. The rear seat backrest could be folded to accommodate more cargo but even with the back rest was in the upright position; the trunk had a capacity to load four five-gallon cylindrical-type water containers with a full size spare tire below. To lengthen the vehicle occupants patience, during bumper to bumper traffic or simply would like to indulge in listening pleasure, a 1-DIN Clarion FZ003A wired to a pair of front speakers were available as a standard feature. Also as standard in the Suzuki Alto 800 Deluxe were cup-holders, rear defogger, eye level 3rd brake light, green glass and windshields, the instrument cluster was fitted with a speedometer, LCD odometer and trip-meter. A remote trunk opener and fuel cover opener were located near the left front side of the driver seat.
The Suzuki Alto 800 Deluxe was pulled by a 796cc 3 in-line 12 valve multi-point fuel injection petrol engine bolted to a 5-speed manual transmission that could produce a maximum output of 47hp/6,200rpm and a maximum torque of 68nm/3,500rpm. To halt this vehicle front disc brakes and rear drum brakes worked well in tandem. The 145/70 R 13 tires mounted on 13” steel rims with full wheel covers not only gripped well on the road surface but also gave a deluxe exterior look. With a minimum turning radius of 4.6m U-turn slots were easy to tackle and quick to exit too. The steering was light with electric power steering, as standard and with the right tire pressure. Night driving was made easy with good density multi-reflector halogen headlamps and to be visible from the rear and to prevent a rear collision, pair of bright glowing rear multi-reflector tail lamps were installed, for safety. The Suzuki Alto 800 Deluxe was fun to drive, easy to park, could accelerate smoothly and could travel to the speed appropriate for this vehicle’s size and most of all, to this writer’s standard...very affordable.

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