-Mid-life update for Maruti’s premium hatchback
- Four diesel and seven petrol variants
Maruti Suzuki has launched the facelifted Baleno hatchback in India at Rs 5.45 lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi). The Indo-Japanese automaker has launched the Baleno in seven petrol and four diesel variants as well six colour options.
Highlights of the Baleno facelift comprise a new front bumper, grille, LED headlamps, alloy wheels as well as a new design for the fog lamps.
The interior changes comprise new infotainment system, black and blue interiors and a new design for climate control/AC panel. The Smart Play infotainment system, which debuted with the latest generation Wagon R, now provides live traffic updates, weather updates and hotel locations.
Engine options have been carried over from the outgoing models and this comprise one petrol and one diesel. The standard petrol is the 1.2-litre K-series mill producing 84bhp/140Nm while the diesel is the 1.3-litre engine producing 75bhp/190Nm.
The Baleno is Maruti’s rival for the likes of the Hyundai Elite i20, Honda Jazz, Volkswagen Polo as well as the upcoming Tata 45X/Aquilla.
Commenting on the launch of the facelifted Baleno, RS Kalsi, senior executive director, marketing and sales, Maruti Suzuki, said, “Baleno has been a resounding success for Maruti Suzuki in the highly competitive premium hatchback segment. Recently it has achieved another landmark in its journey by achieving a milestone of 5 lac sales within a record time of 38 months. Keeping our customer centric philosophy at the core of product conceptualisation, this new Baleno will further enhance the brand’s appeal. New Baleno offers a bold design, premium interior, enhanced safety and exceptional driving experience to the customers.”
Prices for the Maruti Suzuki Baleno facelift (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Sigma- Rs 5.45 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta- Rs 6.16 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta CVT- Rs 7.48 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta- Rs 6.84 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta CVT- Rs 8.16 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Alpha- Rs 7.45 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Alpha CVT- Rs 8.77 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Sigma- Rs 6.60 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta- Rs 7.31 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta- Rs 7.99 lakhs
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Alpha- Rs 8.60 lakhs