Maruti has launched the brand new Baleno in India with the worth ranging between ₹ 6.35 lakh and ₹9.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The new Baleno will even be supplied with Maruti Suzuki’s subscription scheme, with a month-to-month payment beginning at ₹ 13,999 (together with registration, upkeep, insurance coverage and highway facet help).
The new automobile has been given a major styling replace over the outgoing mannequin. Up entrance, there’s a wider, honeycomb-patterned grille flanked by new wraparound headlights, accompanied by a flatter clamshell bonnet, a re-profiled bumper and new fog mild housings. The projector headlights are additionally wider and have a brand new three-element LED daytime working lamp signature.
On the facet, there are new 16-inch alloy wheels, a sharper shoulder line and an extended chrome strip on the base of the window line that now extends as much as the rear quarter glass. The rear options new bumpers and C-shaped LED tail-lights, which extends onto the tailgate.
Inside, the Baleno will get an all-new, three-layered design for the dashboard, which, within the top-spec mannequin, will get a black high, a full-width silver accent within the center and a darkish blue end on the backside. This darkish blue theme is carried over to the door playing cards and seat upholstery.
The up to date Baleno additionally will get a brand new steering wheel, new entrance seats, new switchgear for local weather management and a brand new design for the instrument cluster design.
The absolutely loaded Baleno Alpha comes with a 9.0-inch Smartplay Pro+ free-standing touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa assist, ‘Suzuki Connect’ linked automobile tech, a heads-up show (HUD), 360-degree cameras, tilt and telescopic steering adjustment and far more. However, Maruti Suzuki has skipped providing a sunroof.
Powering the brand new Baleno is a solitary 90hp, 1.2-litre, four-cylinder DualJet K12N petrol engine, which could be had with both a 5-speed guide or a 5-speed AMT computerized gearbox (changing the older mannequin’s CVT unit). ARAI-claimed gas economic system of the brand new engine with the guide gearbox is 22.35kpl, whereas the brand new AMT returns 22.94kpl.
As with the outgoing mannequin, the brand new Maruti Suzuki Baleno goes up in opposition to premium hatchbacks just like the Hyundai i20, Tata Altroz, Honda Jazz, VW Polo and the quickly to be up to date Toyota Glanza.