Despite belonging to two separate segments, the insignificant difference in price of Baleno and Dzire put them on crosshairs. While Baleno is sold under Maruti’s premium network NEXA, the all new Dzire with a completely transformed look and improved features seem like a good bet. For Maruti loyalists who are confused between these two models, here’s a spec-based comparison to help you decide which car makes more sense for you. Check out Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire price, specifications, mileage, features and other details –
Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire Price
|Name of the Car||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Maruti Baleno||Rs 5.26 lakh to Rs 8.42 lakh|
|Maruti Dzire||Rs 5.42 lakh to Rs 9.39 lakh|
–The Baleno petrol range is priced between Rs 5.26 lakh to Rs 8.34 lakh.
-Diesel-powered Baleno falls between Rs 6.43 lakh to Rs 8.42 lakh.
-The Maruti Dzire petrol variants start from Rs 5.42 lakh to Rs 8.36 lakh.
-The diesel Dzire is available from Rs 6.43 lakh and goes up to Rs 9.39 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi).
Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire Specifications
|Specifications||Maruti Baleno||Maruti Dzire|
|Petrol Engines||1.2-litre K-Series||1.2-litre K-Series|
|Diesel||1.3-litre MJD||1.3L MJD|
|Transmission||5-speed MT & CVT||5-speed MT & AMT|
–The engine options on both the models are same with minor difference in power in the petrol version.
-Transmission options include a common 5-speed manual gearbox, whereas Baleno comes with a CVT and Dzire gets an automated manual transmission. You May Also Like – New Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Swift
Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire Mileage
|Model Name||Petrol Mileage km/l||Diesel Mileage km/l|
-In terms of mileage, Dzire is more frugal with minor difference in petrol version.
-The diesel powered Dzire with 28.40 km/l fuel economy, offers 1.1 km/l additional mileage over Baleno. Also Read – Maruti Baleno vs Honda Jazz
Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire Dimensions
|Dimensions||Maruti Baleno||Maruti Dzire|
|Boot Space (Litres)||339||378|
-Both models have similar length, though Baleno is slightly wider and Dzire is 5mm taller.
-While both can accommodate 5 occupants inside, Baleno gets 70mm longer wheelbase.
-The new Dzire offers 39L additional boot space over Baleno. Also Read – Maruti Baleno Vs Hyundai Elite i20
Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire Features
|Key Features||Maruti Baleno||Maruti Dzire|
|Rear AC Vents||No||Yes|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||Yes||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||Apple CarPlay||Yes|
|Navigation system & Voice command||Yes||Yes|
|Rear wiper & washer||Yes||Yes|
–The Baleno carline gets standard fitments inlcuding central locking, front power windows, tilt steering, adjustable front headrest, front & rear accessory socket.
-The range-toping Alpha and Zeta variants exclusively get telescopic steering, follow me home/lead to vehicle headlamps, front centre armrest with storage, height adjustable driver’s seat and push start/stop with smart key.
-Infotainment features are missing on the base Sigma variant.
-The Delta grade features audio with FM/MP3/CD, Bluetooth, Aux & USB and steering mounted audio control.
– Maruti’s SmartPlay infotainment system, navigation system, voice command, Apple CarPlay and remote control through Smartphone App are reserved for the Alpha grade.
-The new Maruti Dzire gets rear air con vents from VXi onwards.
-The base LXi & LDi variants feature manual AC, front accessory socket, gear shift indicator in manuals, tilt steering and bottle holders on all doors. Also Read – Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Baleno
-Infotainment features are missing in the entry level trims.
-Maruti’s Smartplay infotainment system with navigation and voice control is specific to the Z+ trims.
-Features like river side auto up power window, power wing mirrors, automatic climate control & engine push start are available only on the Z & Z+ variants.
-Automatic headlamps with lead me to vehicle & follow me home functions are offered with the top-end variants.
Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire Safety Features
|Key Features||Maruti Baleno||Maruti Dzire|
|Dual front airbags||Yes||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear parking camera||Yes||Yes|
|Speed sensitive door locking||No||Yes|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|Auto Dimming IRVM||Yes||No|
|All Disc brakes||No||No|
|NCAP Rating||4 Star Euro NCAP (2016)||NA|
-Maruti Baleno line-up gets standard dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, seat belt pre-tensioners with force limiters, ISOFIX anchorages and pedestrian protection.
-Front fog lamps, auto headlamps and auto dimming IRVM are available only on Zeta & Alpha trims.
-Reverse parking camera is exclusively offered with the top-spec Alpha variant.
-Maruti Dzire line-up gets standard dual front airbags, ISOFIX, ABS with EBD and brake assist.
-Prominent features such as reverse parking sensors, front fog lamps, rear defogger and pinch guard driver window are reserved for the Z & Z+ trims.
-Reverse parking camera is restricted to the top-of-the-line Z+ variant.