With a recommended retail price of $11,790, the entry-level Alto GL manual now has a driveaway price of $12,490 - equal to its 2009 recommended retail price.
The Alto offers a fuel economy of 4.8 l/100km and is equipped with six airbags and ABS as standard, with a 4-Star ANCAP crash safety rating.
Similarly, the top specification Alto GLX now starts at $12,490 (RRP), equal to the entry-level GL's RRP in 2009 and $2000 less than its own 2009 pricing.
The Alto GLX adds ESP stability control, alloy wheels and fog lights.
Automatic versions add $1500 to the Alto GL and GLX pricing.
The Alto was awarded Runner Up in TMR's 2009 'Best Drive, Best Value' Awards in the Light Car category.
Pricing for the Swift range in 2010 has dropped $500, starting at $16,290 for the entry-level Swift manual. The automatic version is priced at $17,990.
Side and curtain airbags can be added to the entry-level Swift for $550, down from $770.
The Swift S, fitted with six airbags, fog lamps and alloy wheels as standard, is now priced from $17,590, down from $18,790.
The Swift RE4, available in only limited numbers, adds alloy wheels, six airbags, climate control, keyless start, Alcantara upholstery, rear spoiler and fog lamps, starts at $17,990.
The range-topping rally-inspired Swift Sport, with sports body kit, 1.6 litre engine and ESP stability control now starts at $23,990, down from $24,990.