Baleno hatchback is ready with its facelift to hit the Indian market as Maruti Suzuki is going to launch it in India at a convenient to buy price of Rs 5.45 lakhs, the Ex-showroom Delhi price.
Maruti Suzuki, the Indo-Japanese automaker got the Baleno launched in seven petrol and four diesel variants. It would be made available in six colour options.
There are some significant changes done in the interiors in terms of infotainment as new infotainment system has been added to the model. The interior looks decent in a blue-black combo and a new design for climate control/AC panel has been added to the system as per facelift.
The trending, Smart Play infotainment system, which was first seen in the latest generation Maruti Wagon R, known for providing live traffic updates, weather updates and hotel locations, has been included in the facelifted Maruti Suzuki Baleno.
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Talking about the Engines, there are two engines one petrol and one diesel based and have been carried over from the outgoing models.
The petrol based is the 1.2-litre K-series produces 84bhp/140 Nm, whereas, the diesel based 1.3-litre engine produces 75bhp/190 Nm.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno is Maruti’s strong competitor for its rivals likes of the Hyundai Elite i20, Honda Jazz, Volkswagen Polo as well as the would-be launching Tata 45X/Aquilla.
On the launch of the facelifted Baleno, RS Kalsi the senior executive director of marketing and sales department, 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 bold design, premium interior, enhanced safety and exceptional driving experience to the customers.”