The Maruti Suzuki Baleno has been the market leader for some time now. The competitors in the segment are the Hyundai I20 and the Honda Jazz and Maruti Suzuki Baleno has constantly beaten its rivals, although the Hyundai I20 had come close enough to bite its heels on some occasions. Discussing figures, Maruti Suzuki has sold a sum of 10 lakh units and the Hyundai I20 being its competitor has sold more than 8 lakh units. What makes this hatchback so strong in the Indian market? Here are some reasons which will answer this question.
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno made an entry with a host of high-tech features like Rear parking sensors, automatic headlamps, keyless entry and start, camera, audio controls on Steering wheel, Touch-screen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control, follow me lamps and many others and we look forward for an upgrade with the upcoming baleno 2022.
The Company also equipped all the Baleno variants with basic safety features ever since the first day it launched like ABS+EBD and dual airbags. The Suzuki Connect can be utilized to track the vehicle and know the status of the equipment in it. All these features make this hatchback a stand-alone in the segment. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is the best option for buyers who need a feature-rich vehicle.
Similar For Everyone
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is accompanied by a multitude of transmission and engine options in various trim levels. The Company provides all possible combinations to the vehicle. There was a manual diesel variant, an automatic petrol CVT variant, a petrol manual variant accompanied with an RS variant (now discontinued) aimed at enthusiasts. This makes it comfortable for the buyers to choose from a wide variety of features.
Space And Comfort
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is a big car by hatchback standards. With a width of 1,745 mm and a length of 3,995 mm. This dimension hints that the vehicle can comfortably tuck in 5 adult members. The wheelbase of this hatchback is 2, 520 mm which signifies a huge cabin space. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno has a spacious rear seating arrangement making it more preferable for comfort-seeking buyers. The front seats too can deliver comfort for long distances.
Fuel Efficiency and Affordance
This mini beast is both fuel-efficient and affordable, which are the two most sales affecting criteria in the Indian market. The base variant starts for 5.98 lakh which is a bit cheaper in contrast to the Hyundai I20. This hatchback is extremely frugal, the diesel variant that launched in the beginning had an ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 27.39 kmpl but sadly it has now been discontinued. The petrol variant is a huge hit amongst consumers and the company has an answer to the often asked question “Kitna Deti Hai” in its best way.
Affordable and Trusted Services
Cheap and trusted aftermarket services is the strength of Maruti Suzuki for a long. The company has its hand spread over a large number of landmarks with its dealerships and service stations. Baleno being a NEXA product ends up getting a more premium service experience and sharing similar parts with other car variants it can turn to any Maruti Suzuki service center in case of an emergency. The service and the parts being quite cheap makes the ownership experience much pleasure-seeking.
Upcoming Baleno 2022
The Baleno story is set to continue in its new avatar. The new Maruti Suzuki Baleno will display its self with fully overhauled interior and exterior designs and features. Spy shots have reached car enthusiasts making a new front and back approach.
However, other than the new cosmetic updates, the 2022 Baleno will continue to have the pre-existing 1.2 petrol engine in the non-hybrid 83 variants and the 90 hp variant with 12th mild hybrid feature, accompanied with 5-speed manual transmission and CVT automatic gearbox. It has been stated that it will be launched between February to March 2022 and will continue its battle with its rivals which are the Hyundai I20, Tata Altroz, Honda Jazz, etc.