Maruti Suzuki Baleno Petrol
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Petrol
Baleno is a B-segment premium hatchback by Maruti available in a price range of Rs 4.99 - 8.11 Lakh in India. It is available in five variants namely Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Delta Automatic, Alpha in 7 all new colours. The build quality, light weight body, smaller engine and stylish finish make it far superior than any other models present in the company portfolio.
Baleno has high end Exterior with smooth curves and flowing lines inspired by flowing mass of water in motion, V shaped radiator grille with underlined chrome strip in front facade and body coloured bumpers at rear and front. Interior is very spacious due to its large dimensions while the seating arrangement is superb. Baleno has black coloured cabin interior, water flow design theme dashboard and an infotainment system placed elegantly on the central console.
Maruti Baleno comes in both petrol and diesel engine option. It uses 1.2 L VVT petrol motor that has MPFI fuel injection technology and also has automatic transmission option. The diesel engine is 1.3 L oil-burner, which is integrated with common rail fuel injection technology.
Baleno has active safety features with ABS & its TECT body structure makes it one of the safest cars in its segment. Baleno is a fuel efficient car in its segment giving a mileage of 21.4 kmph for petrol and 27.39 kmph for diesel variants.
Maruti Baleno has a Length of 3995 mm, Width 1745 mm and Height 1500 mm which makes it large, comfortable and spacious car in the B segment. On the outside, the car has smooth curves and flowing lines inspired from energetic flowing mass of water in motion.
The bold front Facet has V-shaped radiator grille with underlined chrome strip that go from sides to all the way on rear. Other highlights include - headlight cluster with swept-back projector lamps, LED DRLs and rear combination lamps. Body coloured bumper on front and rear facets add a class of elegance. Thin roof spoiler, dynamic alloy wheels and special UV cut glass makes it unique in its class.
On the rear facet, we can see a chrome strip placed in between the windscreen and tailgate, and rear spoiler which is integrated with a high mounted third brake light. Its higher trims Zeta and Alpha have chrome garnished door handles and alloy wheels, while other trims have body coloured door handles and steel rims featuring full wheel caps.
Maruti Baleno comes with big and spacious premium black coloured interior cabin. Maruti has optimally utilized the interior space very well giving enough leg room on the front and back with superb seating arrangement. An infotainment system placed elegantly on the central console and silver accents inside makes its design harmonious.
Baleno is equipped with SmartPlay Infotainment System integrated with Apple CarPlay function. The car comes with all standard features like Bluetooth connectivity, Smartphone connectivity, Media connectivity and steering Mounted Audio Controls for a smooth ride.
Maruti Baleno comes with a choice of petrol and diesel engine option. The 4 cylinder 1.2 L VVT petrol engine produces a power of 83.14bhp at 6000rpm and 115Nm of torque at 4000rpm. It is mated with a five-speed manual or a choice of CVT automatic transmission option. The diesel version has 1.3 L DDiS engine which produces a power of 74bhp at 4000rpm and 190Nm of torque at 2000rpm. The Diesel variants come with a five-speed manual gearbox. The automatic option is not available on Diesel.
Its 1.2 L VVT mill is capable of returning a mileage of 21.4 Kmph, the most fuel efficient in its class while the 1.3 L DDiS offers a peak mileage of 27.39 Kmph.
Safety and Security
Baleno is built with Suzuki TECT body structure that creates a safety shell for passengers and minimizes any form of risks in the event of a collision. Sigma version gets essential safety features like anti-theft security system, ABS with EBD, anti-pinch power windows, headlamp levelling device, dual airbags, front seatbelt pre-tensioners, seatbelt force limiter and driver seatbelt reminder.
In addition to the above, 'Delta' trim gets pinch guard power window, rear defogger, rear wiper with washer and reverse parking sensors. The next-in-line version Zeta has additional protective features like front fog lamps and auto headlamps as standard. The high-end version also gets reverse parking camera as standard that aids driver while parking or manoeuvring in tight spots.
Comfort and Convenience
Maruti Baleno is a comfortable car with many comfort features. Tile-and-Telescope steering adjustment, coloured TFT multi-information display offer smooth driving experience. The boot space in Baleno is large enough to carry all essentials with 60:40 rear split seat and parcel shelf. Passenger convenience is ensured with front doors bottle holder, front floor console, and arm rest storage console.
The base variants come with features like central locking system, front power windows, tilt steering, front seat height adjustable headrest and manual air conditioning system. While the Top variants have remote keyless entry, power windows with driver's side auto up/down facility, electrically adjustable outside mirrors, folding and rear seat headrests, automatic AC, front centre armrest, height adjustable driver's seat and push start/stop button with smart key. The top variant also gets a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a multi-information speedometer with display.
Key Features & Specifications
|Engine||1.2-litre 16V VVT Petrol Engine|
|No. of Gears||5|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|Turning Radius||4.9 meters|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||37 litres|
|Tyres Type||Tubeless, Radial|
|Tyres Size||185/65 R15|