I am planning to buy a Maruti Alto K10 LXi the dealer

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I am planning to buy a Maruti Alto K10 LXi. the dealer explained to me that the car is fitted with full aluminium engine.. I want to know which other cars have full aluminium engine. if this is a new development why other car makers are not using full aluminium engine. what are the demerits/merrits. As aluminium is oxidisable easily what is the effect of oxidation in these type of engines. is it long lasting.
  • 1951 day(s) ago by K S Muralidharan
Under: Maruti Suzuki Alto #Cars
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Head portion is of Aluminum alloy and cylinder block is of cast iron.To withstand the kind of heat generated in combustion chamber and hence the heat transmitted to cylinder block, cast iron alloys would be used for cylinder blocks.
 

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