Maruti Suzuki Baleno Quick Review:
The Baleno has made its world debut in India and is being placed in the sub-4-meter segment. The Hyundai Elite i20, VW’s Polo, and Honda’s Jazz are the top competitors of Baleno. The car offers two engine options, a 1.3lts diesel and a 1.2lts petrol. The petrol model is offered with the choice of a manual or an automatic transmission.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno is a compact B2 segment hatchback car, which has a 1.2-liter petrol engine. It is an available automatic and manual transmission. The power of this engine is 81.80 BHP at 6000 Rpm and 113 nm torque at 4200Rpm. Maruti Suzuki is very famous for its mileage; we all know it. Since both manual and automatic transmission are available, you can use any one of your choice or convenience.
Baleno is a compact B2 segment Hatchback; it will be within 4m long. The Baleno is a five-seater hatchback car; it is 3995mm long and 1745mm wide and 1510mm in height and a wheelbase of 2520mm, including an 1197 cc petrol engine — boot space 339 litter, fuel tank capacity 37 litter. On the highway, you can quickly get 24 KMPL mileage and 20 KMPL approx. mileage in the city and the local area. This engine has two types of transmission, one manual, and the other CVT transmission, which is very refined. Kerb weight of this car is 910-935kg, gross weight 1360kg. Ground clearance of this car is 170mm. Baleno has a front tread of 1515mm and a rear tread of 1525mm.
The first service after 10,000km is free of cost and the estimated cost of Baleno 18,280 for five years.
Suzuki has launched the Baleno four types model such as Sigma, Delta, Zeta, and Alpha. Meanwhile, Sigma is the base model, and Alpha is the top model.
These include alloy and still wheel. The tyre size is 195/55 R16. Alloy wheels are available in top models.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno top speed 180 KMPH. This car accelerates 0-100 KMPH in 12.36sec.
This car has a front disc and rear drum breaks for safety. There has also ABS with breaks.
What is the suspension?
There have two types of suspension, front suspension McPherson strut, and rear suspension torsion beam. There is no bounce or sleeping feeling at high speed; even you can feel stable at high speed — the turning radius of this car 4.9 m.
You can get many helpful features of this car such as power steering, power windows, air conditioner, heater, adjustable steering, automatic climate control, low fuel warning, a power outlet, vanity mirror, foldable rear seat 60/40 split seat; it has modern features like this.
Baleno comes with an Anti-lock braking system and central locking mechanism. All the doors have child safety locks. There are two airbags for the safety of the driver and the front passenger. The advanced safety measures by Maruti provide seat belt warning and door ajar warning in Baleno.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Price:
The base model of this car costs from 5.90-lakh ex-showroom, and the top model of this car cost from 10.35lakh ex-showroom. You can choose any model according to your budget.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Colors:
Maruti Suzuki Baleno comes in five bright colors such as nexa blue, pearl phoenix red, metallic magma gray, Pearl Arctic White, Metallic Premium Silver. You can choose any of them according to your choice. The nexa Blue and Pearl Arctic White are the most demanded color of Baleno.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno gets a whopping 4.5/5 rating from its users. The car gets a good point on mileage, looks, and level of comfort. The car also gets a good point in city rides. These are some pros and the cons include cheap build quality, unstable in high speed, and poor in the hilly area.
The pros of Baleno are:
- LED projected headlights from Delta variant onwards. LEDs usually offer better visibility than halogens or bi-xenon units.
- Automatic climate control from Delta variant onwards. Unlike a manual AC, automatic climate control allows the user to maintain a set temperature inside the cabin as per their needs.
- ISOFIX child seat anchors are standard across the range. This lets you attach a child seat on the back seat of the hatchback to offer kids below the age of 10 better safety.
The only cons of Baleno are that the car could have been more rear passenger-centric. Misses out on side and curtain airbags, rear AC vents and rear armrest.