Maruti has launched its new dealer Nexa and their success is notable all over the country for their new models. Baleno is one of the 3 cars Maruti had launched last year under Nexa. With the brand name and trust of the people they have received very good response in hatchback segment with the premium range. Baleno got the waiting booking list in the few months of launching. Now Maruti have decided to produce more cars to reach demand of the market.
It is currently priced between Rs 5.15 L and Rs 8.33 L (Ex-Showroom Price, New Delhi) but the price will vary according to the place.
Suzuki Baleno has been considered in segment of premium hatchback cars where very good market share is there for Hyundai i20 and Polo. But main advantage over other two cars Baleno is having very aggressive price which ultimately giving very good share. With sides
Baleno is having amazing look and coming with 7 different color variant which is highly appreciated from the market. With very large boot space Baleno can be considered one of the best cars in this segment. Talking about its front and rear wheel distance it gives very good space inside of the car.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno is coming with two engine options petrol and diesel. Petrol version is having 1.2 VVT engine with very good torque creation and good combustion efficiency to get overall the best performance, while diesel engine is 190 DDiS engine to give the best performance.
Both petrol and diesel models are having four variant starting from basic model sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha. Alpha is top model. Automatic options are available in petrol variant in Delta and Zeta.
Suzuki has added features like keyless entry, automatic climate control, push button start on the top end model. Dual airbags will be standard. In Back seats legroom is good, though, three people might find it a bit tight sitting abreast.
Specifications (VVT Petrol)
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|Kerb Weight||910 kg|
|Seating Capacity||5 Person|
|No of Seating Rows||2 Rows|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||37 litres|
|Engine & Transmission|
|Engine Type||1.2L VVT|
|Mileage (ARAI)||17.8 kmpl|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive|
|Alternate Fuel||Not Applicable|
|Max Power (bhp@rpm)||83.1 bhp @ 6000 RPM|
|Max Torque (Nm@rpm)||115 Nm @ 4000 RPM|
|Turbocharger Type||Not Sure|
|No of gears||5 Gears|
|Manual Shifting for Automatic||No|
|Engine Start-Stop Function||No|
|Suspensions, Brakes & Steering|
|Suspension Front||MacPherson Strut|
|Suspension Rear||Torsion Beam|
|Front Brake Type||Disk|
|Rear Brake Type||Drum|
|Minimum Turning Radius||4.9 metres|
|Wheels & Tyres|
|Front Tyres||185 / 65 R15|
|Rear Tyres||185 / 65 R15|