Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0

Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 petrol description

Hatchback Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 has been produced from January, 2009 to December, 2014. It has three-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.0 litres, which produces power of 68 horsepower on 6000 rpm - this is the most powerfull Suzuki Alto 2009 - 2014 version and torque 90 Nm (Newton metres) on 3400 revolutions per minute.

This 3-cylinder engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system, this is an atmospheric engine (without turbine). Engine versions compliant with Euro 4 and Euro 5 emission standards available. Engine lifespan (mileage before major repairs or overhaul) can last from 220 up to 370 thousand kilometres. Remember that engine life depends on regular maintenance and the quality of the materials used (oils, fuels, etc.).
More engine specs 
This Suzuki Alto 1.0 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 3 litres.

Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 14 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 155 km/h.

Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 fuel consumption is 4.4 litres per 100km in combined city/highway mode (22.7 km/l) - this is the most fuel efficient Suzuki Alto 2009 - 2014 version, city fuel economy - 5.5 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 3.8 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 35 litres or 9.25 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 780 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 920 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, this Suzuki real everyday fuel consumption is 5.4 litres per 100 km, which is 23% more than the manufacturer's stated. More - Real Suzuki Alto fuel consumption.

Suzuki Alto safety

During safety testing Suzuki Alto has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Suzuki Alto is evaluated with average rate 55 from 100, children safety: low mark - 46 from 100, for pedestrian protection Suzuki Alto got 35 points from 100.
Suzuki Alto safety equipment has been rated as very low - 29 percents from 100.

With the same engine there is also Suzuki Alto version with automatic gearbox (Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 AT) available, which is more sluggish, reaching 100 km/h 3 seconds later (in 17 seconds), moreover, it is less economic with manufacturer's fuel consumption is higher by 0.8 litres per 100 km or 18 % - 5.2 litres per 100 km, whereas users reported real fuel consumption is higher by 1.1 litres per 100 km or 20 % - 6.5 litres per 100 km.
Suzuki Alto 2009

Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 technical data

Model: Suzuki Alto 1.0
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2009. January ... 2014. December 
Engine: 996 cm3 Petrol, 3 cylinders CO2 emissions: 103 g/km
Power: 68 HP ON 6000 RPM Torque: 90 NM ON 3400 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Top speed: 155 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14.0 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.4 (combined) 5.5 (urban) 3.8 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 5.4 l/100km (43.6 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 35 litres (9.2 gallons)
Car dimensions: 3.50m (length) 1.60m (width) 1.47m (height)
Turning diameter: 9 meters
Trunk capacity: 129 litres
Trunk max capacity: 774 litres (with rear seats folded down)
Gross weight: 1250 kg

Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 engine K10B

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 220,000 to 370,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
Engine displacement 998 cm3
Number of cylinders 3
Bore (cylinder diameter) 73 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 79.4 mm
Compression ratio 10 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

Fuel system Injection
Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 3 litres (3.2 quarts)
Coolant capacity 4.3 litres (4.5 quarts)
Power 68 HP ON 6000 RPM
Torque 90 NM ON 3400 RPM
Start of production (year) 2008
Duration of production 12 years

Often in the first years of production, engines tend to have various constructive problems, so it is recommended to choose a car with this engine from 2011 onwards.

Engine also used on Opel Agila Suzuki Splash

Generally, the use of an engine in several models and its long production run is an indication of the quality of the engine and the success of its design.

All Suzuki Alto hatchback [2009 - 2014] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 14 seconds
Most fuel efficient version

1.0 Petrol 68 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Suzuki Alto 2009 1.0 1.0 Petrol 68 HP 5.2 l/100km Automatic (4)
Suzuki Alto 2009 reviews
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