This variant has been brought with the 1.2 liter Revotron engine, this engine provides power of 109 bhp and torque of 140 Nm. Earlier, an automatic gearbox was not offered with any engine option and was only available with a manual gearbox. The automatic is Rs 1.07 lakh more expensive than the manual variant, with the manual and automatic starting at Rs 7.02 lakh and Rs 8.09 lakh respectively.
While the Altroz has been made available with only one automatic gearbox option, the Hyundai i20 is available in two engines and two automatic variants. The Hyundai i20 IVT has been priced from Rs 8.9 lakh to Rs 10.51 lakh and the i20 DCT is priced from Rs 9.76 lakh to Rs 11.33 lakh, with the i20 available in an IMT option as well.
|Variant||Altroz MT||Altroz DCA||Difference|
|XZ (O)||₹8,14,900||₹ 9,21,900||₹1,07,900|
|XZ+ Dark||₹8,82,900||₹ 9,89,900||₹1,07,900|
On the other hand, talking about Maruti Baleno, its automatic variant is available at a starting price of Rs 7.69 lakh which goes up to Rs 9.49 lakh. The automatic gearbox is limited to only three variants in the Baleno, while the Altroz gets the option of seven variants. The cabin gets fabric finishing on the doors, armrests, along with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, connected car features like Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Tata IRA.
|Variant||Altroz DCA||i20 AT||Variant|
|XTA||₹8,59,900||₹ 9,99,990||Asta IMT|
|XZA||₹ 9,09,900||₹ 9,95,000||Asta IVT|
|XZA (O)||₹ 9,21,900||₹10,51,500||Asta (O) IVT|
|XZA+||₹ 9,59,900||₹9,76,000||Sportz DCT|
|XTA Dark||₹9,05,900||₹8,90,000||Sportz IVT|
|XZA+ Dark||₹ 9,89,900||₹10,81,000||Asta DCT|
|₹11,33,500||Asta (O) DCT|
Along with this, Harman sound system, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlight, semi-digital driver display, push start/stop button, 16-inch alloy wheels have been provided. In terms of safety, auto park lock has been added, along with two front airbags, ABS with EBD, auto headlamps, corner stability control, anti-glare IRVM, cruise control, engine immobilizer, reverse parking sensor and camera and high speed. Alert system is provided.
|Variant||Altroz DCA||Baleno AMT||Variant|
|XZA||₹ 9,09,900||₹ 9,49,000||Alpha|
|XZA (O)||₹ 9,21,900|
|XZA+ Dark||₹ 9,89,900|
Altroz DCA Color Options
- Opera Blue (new color)
- Downtown Red
- avenue white
- arcade gray
- harbor blue
- Cosmo Dark (Dark Edition)
Altroz has sold 1.25 lakh units since its launch in January 2020. In such a situation, the company’s customers were demanding an automatic gearbox after manual and keeping this in mind, the company has brought an option of automatic in the form of DCA, which is different from the normal DCT gearbox.
Benefits of Altroz DCA
- 35% less equipment than traditional DCT
- Only 1 layshaft as against 2 or 3 layshafts of conventional DCTs
- Due to less equipment with a 13 gear planetary gear system than with a conventional DCT with around 20 gears
- better shift quality