The 2019 Maruti Baleno facelift is priced in the range of Rs 5.45 lakh – Rs 8.77 lakh (ex-sjowroom, Delhi).
Maruti Suzuki India has finally launched the mid-life facelift of its highly popular premium hatchback – Baleno. Interested buyers can pre-book the Maruti Baleno 2019 facelift at a token amount of Rs 11,000. For 2019 model year, the hatchback receives subtle cosmetic changes and feature upgrades. Engine mechanism, however, remains unchanged. The Baleno facelift is available 4 trim levels – Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha – priced between Rs 5.45 lakh and Rs 8.77 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
First launched in 2015, the Maruti Baleno has been one of the best-selling models for the Indo-Japanese brand in India. With its unique styling, premium interior and efficient powertrains, the Baleno appealed its target buyers and became an instant hit. Since its launch, the hatchback has been the best-selling car in its category. In fact, the Baleno holds over 27% market share in the A+ segment that includes Hyundai i20 and Honda Jazz. Read – Maruti Grand Vitara SUV India Launch On The Cards
With a mid-life facelift, Maruti Suzuki aims to further boost sales of the Baleno hatchback. The company has also started working on the next-gen model, which is scheduled to be launched in 2021. It is built on the Suzuki’s HEARTECT platform that also underpins the Swift twins, new-gen Wagon R, Ignis and new-gen Ertiga MPV. The hatchback is available with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder and speed alert as standard safety features.
New Maruti Baleno 2019 Key Features
New chromed grille
Repositioned vertical fog lamps
New alloy wheels
New taillight graphics
Roof mounted spoiler
New seat upholstery
SmartPlay infotainment system
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Traffic Alert, Bluetooth Telephony & Audio
New Maruti Baleno 2019 Price
|Sigma Petrol MT||5.45 lakh|
|Delta Petrol MT||6.16 lakh|
|Zeta Petrol MT||6.84 lakh|
|Alpha Petrol MT||7.45 lakh|
|Delta CVT||7.48 lakh|
|Zeta CVT||8.16 lakh|
|Alpha CVT||8.77 lakh|
|Sigma Diesel||6.60 lakh|
|Delta Diesel||7.31 lakh|
|Zeta Diesel||7.99 lakh|
|Alpha Diesel||8.60 lakh|
The new Maruti Baleno carline comes in four trim levels – Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha – in petrol and diesel powertrains. While the petrol range cost between Rs 5.45 lakh – Rs 8.77 lakh, the diesel Baleno is priced in range of Rs 6.60 lakh – Rs 8.60 lakh. The base petrol and diesel models are 4,000 and 6,000 expensive than the previous models, while the top-spec petrol and diesel models price increased by 31,000 and Rs 7,000 respectively. All the prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. Read – Maruti Ertiga 6-Seater Might Come To India
New Maruti Baleno 2019 Specifications
|Max Power||83bhp @ 6,000rpm|
|Max Torque||115Nm @ 4,000rpm|
|Max Power||74bhp @ 4,000rpm|
|Max Torque||190Nm @ 2,000rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed & CVT|
No changes have been made under the hood. The 2019 Maruti Baleno facelift continues to use the same 1.2-litre K-Series, DOHC petrol and 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engines. While the former is capable of producing 83bhp of power at 6,000rpm against 115Nm of torque at 4,000rpm, the latter pushes out a peak power of 74bhp at 4,000rpm and 190Nm of torque at 2,000rpm. A 5-speed manual gearbox with the FWD (front-wheel-drive) system is available as standard across the model lineup. A CVT gearbox is being offered on the select petrol variants (Delta, Zeta and Alpha). . Read – Here Is Why New-Gen Maruti Gypsy Is Not Coming Before 2020
The company hasn’t launched the updated version of the Baleno RS. It is expected to arrive in the mid-2019. It will continue to derive its power from the existing 1.0-litre Boosterjet petrol engine that’s tuned to deliver 100.5bhp of power and 150Nm of torque. Power will be transmitted to the front wheels of the car via a 5-speed manual gearbox.
New Maruti Baleno 2019 Mileage
The Maruti Baleno is the most fuel efficient premium hatchback currently on sale in India. The hatchback’s facelifted model, with the same powertrains, retains the top spot. The petrol version of the vehicle returns a claimed fuel economy of 21.4kmpl and the diesel model promises 27.39kmpl. In fact, the Baleno RS hot hatch delivers an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 21.1kmpl. Read – Maruti Suzuki To Launch Toyota Corolla Based Sedan In India
2019 Maruti Baleno Facelift Dimensions
In terms of proportions, the 2019 Maruti Baleno facelift remains unchanged. It measures 3,995mm in length, 1,745mm in width and 1,500mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,520mm. This premium hatchback has a ground clearance of 170mm, and offers a boot space of 339-litres.
Maruti Baleno 2019 Colors
The 2019 Maruti Baleno is available in six exterior paint schemes – Pearl Arctic White, Premium Silver, Nexa Blue, Autumn Orange, Phoenix Red and Magma Grey.
New Maruti Baleno 2019 Exterior
The overall silhouette and design of the 2019 Maruti Baleno facelift remains unchanged. Similar to the S-Cross facelift, the updated Baleno comes with a new prominent front grille with chrome enhancement and 3D detailing, slightly revised lower air-intake, repositioned vertical fog lamp assembly and a re-profiled bumper. It now features new LED projector headlamps with daytime running lights. Besides this, the hatchback gets a new precision cut dual-tone 16-inch alloy wheels, new taillight graphics and a roof mounted spoiler. Read – New Maruti Alto Will Be India’s Most Fuel Efficient Car
New Maruti Baleno 2019 Interior
Minimal changes have been made to its interior. The 2019 Maruti Baleno facelift retains the black interior scheme, but with contrasting premium Blue detailing. It features new two-tone seat upholstery. It is equipped with new SmartPlay studio connected infotainment system, which is compatible with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Voice recognition, parking camera, Bluetooth audio and telephony, etc. It also offers SmartPlay Studio App for navigation with live traffic updates and vehicle information and alerts. Read – Maruti Suzuki To Launch 2 All New Models Next Fiscal Year
Safety features such as dual front airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), speed alert system, central locking, seat belt reminder and rear parking sensors comes as standard across the carline.
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