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Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire – Which One Makes More Sense?

Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire

Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Dzire – Here is a specifications based comparison between the Baleno and Dzire compact sedan

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 CarPrice (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Maruti BalenoRs 5.26 lakh to Rs 8.42 lakh
Maruti DzireRs 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-Series1.2-litre K-Series
Power (Bhp)83.182bhp
Torque (Nm)115113Nm
Diesel 1.3-litre MJD1.3L MJD
Power (Bhp)7474
Torque (Nm)190190
Transmission5-speed MT & CVT5-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/lDiesel Mileage km/l
Maruti Baleno21.427.3
Maruti Dzire 2228.40

-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
Length (mm)3,9953,995
Breadth (mm)1,7451,735
Height (mm)1,5101,515
Wheelbase (mm)2,5202,450
Seating Capacity55
Boot Space (Litres)339378

-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 VentsNoYes
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYesYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoApple CarPlayYes
Navigation system & Voice commandYesYes
Rear wiper & washerYesYes
Push start/stopYesYes

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 airbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear parking cameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Speed sensitive door lockingNoYes
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Auto Dimming IRVMYesNo
All Disc brakesNoNo
NCAP Rating4 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.

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