2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno receives 25,000 bookings in India
The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno, which was launched in India on Wednesday, has accumulated 25,000 bookings since its registration commenced on February 7. As for the highlights, the four-wheeler has a sporty design and offers segment-first features including a head-up display. Under the hood, it is fueled by a K-Series dual-jet petrol engine with idle start-stop technology.
- The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno is offered in four trim levels: Sigma, Delta, Zeta, and Alpha. Its new booking milestone is a testimony of its popularity among buyers on our shores.
- The new version of the vehicle is an attempt by the brand to raise its appeal in the market. It goes against rivals such as the Hyundai i20 and Volkswagen Polo.
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno flaunts a sculpted hood, a chrome-surrounded mesh grille, a wide air dam, fog lights, and swept-back projector LED headlights. It is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and 16-inch alloy wheels. An integrated spoiler and LED taillights are available on the rear. The car is available in six colors, including Nexa Blue, Grandeur Gray, Opulent Red, and Luxe Beige.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno runs on a 1.2-liter dual VVT petrol engine that makes 89hp/113Nm and comes paired to a 5-speed manual or an AMT gearbox. The manual version delivers a mileage of 22.35km/liter, while the AMT has a fuel-efficiency of 22.94km/liter.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno has a spacious cabin with a height-adjustable driver's seat, an Arkamys music system, a head-up display, a flat-bottom steering wheel, rear AC vents, auto climate control, and a sliding center armrest. It houses a 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Amazon Alexa, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Suzuki Connect support. The passengers' safety is ensured by a 360-degree-view camera and six airbags.
In India, the manual variants of the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno begin at Rs. 6.35 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.99 lakh. Meanwhile, the AMT models fall in the price-bracket of Rs. 7.69-9.49 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom).