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    Default Before buying an alto I want to know..

    I am planning to buy a used suzuki alto so I need to know everything about the car as this would be my first car from Suzuki. I have seen some early models (2000-2002) which seems very nicely built. I used to have 2001 cuore but sold out due to some reason and now I want to go for Alto. I usually take a good care of the car and periodically maintains it and drives in a very proper way!!
    My questions are below:

    1. Does the early models are better than 2004+ models?
    2. Are the spare parts cheaper than Cuore?
    3. What about the car's reliablity? Does it resist small bumps?
    4. How is the car's performance? and Does it drives like Cuore cuz I have driven one?
    5. While I had a cuore its parts needs to get replaced quite early although I drove around 600 Kms per month. Is it the same case with the Alto?
    6. How is the suspension? Is it stiff?
    7. Is it a comfortable ride?
    8. Can its engine swapped with G-10b Cultus engine and how much it costs?
    9. Doesn't it get easily catches rust like mehrans?
    10. Are there any major flaws?


    I don't want fan boys comments please.


    THANKS IN ADVANCE buddies.

    Speed costs money. How fast do you want to go?

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    Speed costs money. How fast do you want to go?

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    A lot of people are having this car please sure your experiences yaar...
    Speed costs money. How fast do you want to go?

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    anyone?
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    Quote Originally Posted by shariqak1 View Post
    I am planning to buy a used suzuki alto so I need to know everything about the car as this would be my first car from Suzuki. I have seen some early models (2000-2002) which seems very nicely built. I used to have 2001 cuore but sold out due to some reason and now I want to go for Alto. I usually take a good care of the car and periodically maintains it and drives in a very proper way!!
    My questions are below:

    1. Does the early models are better than 2004+ models?
    2. Are the spare parts cheaper than Cuore?
    3. What about the car's reliablity? Does it resist small bumps?
    4. How is the car's performance? and Does it drives like Cuore cuz I have driven one?
    5. While I had a cuore its parts needs to get replaced quite early although I drove around 600 Kms per month. Is it the same case with the Alto?
    6. How is the suspension? Is it stiff?
    7. Is it a comfortable ride?
    8. Can its engine swapped with G-10b Cultus engine and how much it costs?
    9. Doesn't it get easily catches rust like mehrans?
    10. Are there any major flaws?


    I don't want fan boys comments please.


    THANKS IN ADVANCE buddies.
    1. Dont know abt prev models
    2. No exp with cuore
    3.yes
    4.same as ser 2
    5.-do-
    6.suspension is v good in its class ,alot better than mehran
    7.yes but not at high speeds (100+)
    8. still running its orig engine since 2005 MashaAllah, so far so gud
    9. none so far MashaAllah
    10. Braking is v poor at high speeds

    PS I am not a fanboy

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    1. Yes plder Models were better
    2. No idea
    3. Very Smooth and noiceless ride.
    4. Acceleration is not as much as coure.
    5. Parts does not need to change very soon, a reliable car.
    6. Suspension is not stiff, Only some problem with the steering as it starts making some noice after somewhile.
    7. Very Comfortable even at 120+ in my case. (Just repalce the tyres with some good ones
    8. No idea
    9. Very resiliant against rust.
    10. No major flaws. Overall a very good car. speacilly if I compare it with coure.

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    I sugest u buy vitz
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    1. Does the early models are better than 2004+ models?
    I beleive its all same, at most the interior plastic would be a cheaper one, thats all
    2. Are the spare parts cheaper than Cuore?
    Yes
    3. What about the car's reliablity? Does it resist small bumps?
    Not really, coz it doesnt have independent rear suspension, so ride is a bit bumpy
    4. How is the car's performance? and Does it drives like Cuore cuz I have driven one?
    Initial acceleration is slower thn cuore but it has much more torque so its quick up the steep heights etc
    5. While I had a cuore its parts needs to get replaced quite early although I drove around 600 Kms per month. Is it the same case with the Alto?
    most probably yes, coz all local cars are like this.
    6. How is the suspension? Is it stiff?
    its soft, much softer then cuore. just a corolla for example.
    7. Is it a comfortable ride?
    no small local car is comfy
    8. Can its engine swapped with G-10b Cultus engine and how much it costs?
    anything is possible, but not advisable
    9. Doesn't it get easily catches rust like mehrans?
    no idea abt rust.
    10. Are there any major flaws?
    its a local car wt else can u expect but major flaws
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    Thanks guys... So I have a very good idea about alto and it seems like it not only quite like cuore but better in some manner and at last not a bad car to buy at all being a local assembled...!
    Speed costs money. How fast do you want to go?

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    But I still need to know that just like earlier cultus(2000-2002) were better than the current ones is it the same case with the Alto..?
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    I need more alto users reply..
    Speed costs money. How fast do you want to go?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shariqak1 View Post
    I am planning to buy a used suzuki alto so I need to know everything about the car as this would be my first car from Suzuki. I have seen some early models (2000-2002) which seems very nicely built. I used to have 2001 cuore but sold out due to some reason and now I want to go for Alto. I usually take a good care of the car and periodically maintains it and drives in a very proper way!!
    My questions are below:

    1. Does the early models are better than 2004+ models?
    2. Are the spare parts cheaper than Cuore?
    3. What about the car's reliablity? Does it resist small bumps?
    4. How is the car's performance? and Does it drives like Cuore cuz I have driven one?
    5. While I had a cuore its parts needs to get replaced quite early although I drove around 600 Kms per month. Is it the same case with the Alto?
    6. How is the suspension? Is it stiff?
    7. Is it a comfortable ride?
    8. Can its engine swapped with G-10b Cultus engine and how much it costs?
    9. Doesn't it get easily catches rust like mehrans?
    10. Are there any major flaws?

    using alto 4m 2.8 years...
    1.i think d same
    2.. ya much cheaper..
    3 suspension is v.gud... if u install some good tyres than it becomes much much better...
    4.. drive is gud dont know abt coure but much much better than mehran
    5. if u buy a gud car i dont think parts need to be changed so early if u maintain the car well.. even u driver 100 km a day..
    6.soft
    7.. ya more spacious than coure...
    8.. no idea
    9.. any car can catch rest if u dont take care of it ...
    10 .. no.... in my opinion ...
    Time for change

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    Quote Originally Posted by iLLDuDe786 View Post

    Not really, coz it doesnt have independent rear suspension, so ride is a bit bumpy

    Initial acceleration is slower thn cuore but it has much more torque so its quick up the steep heights etc
    I don't mean to nitpick but aren't these points in direct contradiction to each other?

    Quote Originally Posted by shariqak1 View Post
    I am planning to buy a used suzuki alto so I need to know everything about the car as this would be my first car from Suzuki. I have seen some early models (2000-2002) which seems very nicely built. I used to have 2001 cuore but sold out due to some reason and now I want to go for Alto. I usually take a good care of the car and periodically maintains it and drives in a very proper way!!

    I don't want fan boys comments please.


    THANKS IN ADVANCE buddies.
    1. They are all the same.

    2. Never owned a Cuore so cannot comment on that.

    3. It's an OK car. With regular maintenance it won't die on you. BUT with the passage of time the rear suspension will start to make squeaking noises as if the suspension isn't lubricated properly. It can be annoying.

    4. Haven't driven the Cuore long enough to base a comparison.

    5. Again can't comment.

    6. It's on the mild side. With the stock tires the car is quite uncomfortable( although compared to a Mehran it is a dream). Furthermore you don't want to be driving at high speed specially in the corners as the car rides high and can easily topple over. That risk is magnified due to the thin stock tires. It is more comfortable than a Cuore.

    7. Refer to 6.

    8. An Alto in Pindi was swapped with a G13 or a G15, the front frame holding the radiator had to be cut and modified before being welded back to the car.

    9. Cannot comment on that as mine was new.

    10. It's a Suzuki.No but in seriousness it isn't an economical car, I never drove mine on CNG but on Petrol it became thirsty quite frequently (I'm partly to blame for that)
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