2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno comes with a number of revisions inside and out; gets segment-first features like a 360-degree camera and heads-up display
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has today announced the prices of the heavily updated Baleno in the domestic market as it costs between Rs. 6.35 lakh and Rs. 9.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The premium hatchback competes against Tata Altroz, Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz and VW Polo in the highly competitive space and it has been leading the segment since its debut back in late 2015 and is sold exclusively through Nexa dealerships.
The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno brings about a long list of changes to the five-seater pertaining to the growing competition and is the first of a slew of updated models planned by the largest car producer in the country. The updated Baleno will be offered in a total of four variants as before namely Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha.
It will be available in as many as six different colour schemes such as Opulent Red, Grandeur Grey, Luxe Beige, Pearl Arctic White, Nexa Blue and Splendid Silver. As for the dimensions, it measures a length of 3,990 mm, width of 1,745 mm and stands 1,500 mm tall with a wheelbase length of 2,520 mm. The new Baleno was spotted undisguised two months ago and since then the expectations are on a high.
|2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Variants||Price (Ex-Showroom)|
|Sigma MT||Rs. 6.35 lakh|
|Delta MT||Rs. 7.19 lakh|
|Delta AMT||Rs. 7.69 lakh|
|Zeta MT||Rs. 8.09 lakh|
|Zeta AMT||Rs. 8.59 lakh|
|Alpha MT||Rs. 8.99 lakh|
|Alpha AMT||Rs. 9.49 lakh|
|2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Dimensions||Measurements|
|1. Length||3,990 mm|
|2. Width||1,745 mm|
|3. Height||1,500 mm|
|4. Wheelbase||2,520 mm|
|5. Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|6. Fuel Tank Capacity||37 litres|
|7. Bootspace||339 litres|
It is mainly due to the changes involved as the front fascia and rear end have been thoroughly updated while the interior has been through a complete makeover. On the outside, the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno comes with a redesigned front grille, more prominent headlamps, new LED Daytime Running Lights, wider central air intake, new fog lamp housings, etc.
The updated Baleno rides on a set of newly designed 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, and the rear features brand new tail lamps and a tweaked tailgate along with a restyled bumper. The cabin gets a new dashboard, centre console and an updated instrument cluster with a floating nine-inch touchscreen infotainment system boasting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto sitting in the middle.
|2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Performance||Specification Details|
|Engine||1.2L four-cylinder DualJet VVT Petrol|
|Power||90 PS at 6,000 rpm|
|Torque||113 Nm at 4,400 rpm|
|Gearbox||Five-Speed MT/ AMT|
|Mileage||22.35 kmpl/22.94 kmpl|
Some of the highlights in the equipment list are segment-first features like heads up display, 360-degree camera, cruise control, steering wheel with mounted controls, Arkamys audio system, height-adjustable driver seat, LED fog lamps, UV cut glass, six airbags, AC vents at the rear, Suzuki Connect tech with more than 40 features, automatic climate control and so on.
Maruti has spent Rs. 1,150 crore in the development of the new Baleno and the hatchback was the fastest to reach one million sales and is currently retailed in 102 countries.
2022 Maruti Baleno Variant Wise Features:
Features Of Sigma:
Projector halogen headlamps, nexa signature LED tail lamps, speedometer with tachometer, TFT display, four power windows, driver side power window anti-pinch, central locking and keyless entry, automatic climate control, rear defogger, nexa safety shield.
Features Of Delta:
New grille with chrome finish, turn indicators on ORVMs, rear parcel shelf, 17.78 cm SmartPlay Studio touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, four speakers, steering mounted controls, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs, phone connected navigation, nexa safety shield, ESP with hill-hold in AMT.
Features Of Zeta:
LED projector headlamps, auto headlamps with follow me function, painted alloy wheels, chrome-plated door handles, front armrest, 60:40 split rear seat, coloured TFT, rear seat adjustable headrest, front footwell lamps, 17.78 cm SmartPlay Studio Pro, advanced voice assistant, OTA updates, two tweeters, Suzuki Connect, Alexa Connect, rear AC vent, rear seat fast-charging USB, telescopic steering, height-adjustable driver seat, push-button start/stop, rear wiper with washer, six airbags, front side and curtain, rearview camera.
Features Of Alpha:
16-inch dual-tone precision cut alloy wheels, LED fog lamps with chrome garnish, nexa signature DRL, UV cut glass, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 22.86 cm touchscreen with SmartPlay Pro+, Arkamys audio, HUD, cruise control, auto-folding mirrors, auto-dimming IRVMs, co-driver vanity lamp, 360-degree camera.