At the time when Maruti Suzuki tries to provide their customers an entry level of premium hatchback then 5 seater Baleno is the name comes into the picture. The company decides to retail Maruti Suzuki Baleno from the Maruti’s premium Nexa outlet and introduced Baleno with Petrol and Diesel engines. It was also decided to add a petrol-electric mild hybrid to the Baleno line-up.
In the last year, Maruti Suzuki also claims that they introduced the Next Generation Smart Hybrid technology with the combination of New DUALJET, DUAL VVT engine attached in the car, making it a first in its segment. In the Smart Hybrid Technology, Baleno will come with an integrated starter generator combined with Lithium-ion and a lead Acid Battery which will definitely increase the excitement for a better, advanced and smooth driving experience. To improve the fuel efficiency, company made efforts to reduces the load on the engine with the help of Torque Assist Function.
Baleno owns a bolder version itself and it would be possible by its enhanced and shiny exterior. Baleno features a totally revised new bumper sports a wider centre air-dam and air ducts on either side which are surrounded by the C-shaped profile that add value to the sporty looks of the car. Baleno will take speed on the road with their small 16 inches of alloy wheel but have a very well grippy nature on the road. To make the model more comfortable, the design of the cabin is responsible that makes the ride of the passengers more enjoyable. This means that it is not only the driver who enjoys their driving skills but the passengers also enjoy the ride equally which Customers dream of while purchase of any car.
To decorate the interior, Maruti equipped with steering wheel, a new instrument cluster along with a TFT screen that displays a list of indicators which are current fuel efficiency, average fuel efficiency, distance to empty, current torque and power being used. All these features will make the driver of the car more comfortable at long run.
Maruti Suzuki takes safety measures more seriously so all the safety features like dual airbags, front fog lamps, parking sensors and camera, ABS and EBD and much more come as standard in all variants of this vehicle.
With 1.2 Litres K series, the petrol engine designed to provide 82bph power while the diesel variants is a 1.3L DDiS that generates about 75bhp of power and 190Nm of maximum torque. Customer can consider the Baleno model more evolved than Maruti Suzuki Swift .The light weighted chassis not only enhances the power and efficiency, but also provide enhance comfort in the driving dynamics.
The Baleno will competes the market specially against the Hyundai Elite i20 and the Honda Jazz, when customers are concern about the specs and features of a premium hatch.
The Baleno offered 4 different variants for both the petrol & diesel. Maruti Baleno is available in the market in 6 colours which are Pearl Arctic White, Metallic Premium silver, Premium Autumn Orange, Pearl Phoenix Red, Metallic Magma Grey and Nexa Blue.
Some of the highlighted features of Maruti Suzuki Baleno are:
|Fuel Type||Petrol / Diesel|
|Length Width Height||3995*1745*1510|
|Transmission||Manual / Automatic|
|Fuel Capacity||37 Litres|
|Emission Norm Compliance||BS VI / BS IV|
|Mileage||19 – 27 KMPL|
|Price||Rs. 5.71 – 9.03 lakh|