Introduced in October 2015 Maruti Suzuki’s Baleno in the up market hatchback section which was already dominated by Hyundai i20 and Honda Jazz, has instantly become favorite in its section of luxury cars.
EXPRESSION OF GLORY
Maruti Baleno’s has come up with innovative design such as its wheelbase is smallest among the three at 2520 mm, it’s cabin is finished in all black which is a smart move. Safety issues which are usually ignored in cars in India, the company has maintained safety as a standard in the Baleno. Maruti Suzuki Baleno is one of the most efficient in the segment, with petrol claiming a mileage of 21.4kmpl and the diesel boasting of being the best in the segment with a claimed 27.39kmpl.
RESOLUTE AND RESONANCE
As earlier consumers who want to move up from family cars had no option after Swift. Maruti has shifted its brand to next more luxurious segment with innovation in design. It is often compared to Hyundai i20 and Honda Jazz. The car aims to be modern, progressive and sporty.
Maruti has entered this luxurious segment with innovative design and targeting new customer. The front seats are large, comfortable and well bolstered. What’s most impressive is the excellent knee room for the rear seat passengers – something Maruti car buyers were always left desiring more for.
BRICKS AND CLICKS
All the products coming from the Nexa showroom (which is meant to be premium and better than the rest of the Maruti portfolio anyway)have dual airbags, ABS and seatbelts with pre-tensioners as standard. The Baleno also throws in a bit more on the higher trims with fog lights, auto headlamps, parking sensors etc.
Company has made clear that Baleno be made primarily in India, and eventually Suzuki sees it selling in 100 markets. Euro NCAP has awarded the European specification Suzuki Baleno a 4 star crash rating for the car with the extra safety package.