Maruti Baleno
Maruti BalenoMaruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki, the country's largest car maker, pulled the wraps off its Baleno premium hatchback in India on 26 October with a price tag starting at Rs 4.99 lakh.

The Baleno, the global hatchback, is the second car to be sold though the new Nexa premium chain of dealership after the S-Cross. The India-made, new Baleno will be exported to over 100 countries, including Japan. 

Like the Maruti S-Cross, the new Baleno also gets ABS and airbags as standard across all variants. Launched in four trims - Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha, Baleno is the first car in India to come with Apple Carplay.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti Suzuki Balenonexa

The Maruti Baleno measures 3,995mm in length, 1,745mm in width and 1,500mm in height with a wheel base of 2,520mm. The car features 339-litres of boot space and 37-litres of fuel capacity.

Under the hood, the Maruti Baleno includes 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine and 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine. While the 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine is tuned to develop 83bhp and 115Nm of torque, the 1.3-litre DDiS diesel mill churns out 74bhp and 190Nm of torque. Both the engines are mated to a five-speed manual transmission and the petrol engine is also available with CVT automatic gearbox.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti Suzuki Balenonexa

As for fuel efficiency, the Maruti Baleno diesel is tuned to deliver 'fuel efficiency of 27.39kmpl' and the petrol unit returns a claimed fuel efficiency of 21.4kmpl.

The new Baleno will be available in seven body shades -- Granite grey, Solid fire red, Premium urban blue, Autumn orange, Metallic premium silver, Pearl arctic white and Ray blue.

 Maruti Baleno Dimensions

Length 3995mm
Width 1,745mm
Height 1,500mm
Wheelbase 2,520mm
Ground Clearance 170mm
Boot space 339L

Maruti Baleno-Engine specs

Baleno petrol (1197 Engine) Baleno diesel (1248 engine)
83bhp@6000/ 115Nm@4000 21.4kmpl 74bhp@4000/ 190Nm@2000 27.39kmpl

Maruti SuzukiN Baleno –variants and price

 Maruti Baleno petrol Maruti Baleno diesel
Variants Prices (Rs) Variants Prices (Rs)
BalenoSigma 4.99 lakh Baleno Sigma 6.16 lakh
Baleno Delta 5.71 lakh Baleno Delta 6.81 lakh
Baleno Zeta 6.31 lakh Baleno Zeta 7.41 lakh
Baleno Alpha 6.31 lakh Baleno Alpha 8.11 lakh
Baleno CVT 6.76 lakh --- ---

Maruti Suzuki Baleno 

  • Maruti Suzuki Balenonexa
  • Maruti Suzuki Balenonexa
  • Maruti Suzuki Balenonexa
  • Maruti Suzuki Balenonexa
  • Maruti Suzuki Balenonexa
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