India-made Suzuki Baleno spotted in Taiwan ahead of its local launch

31/01/2017 - 11:01 | ,  ,   | Sagar Parikh

Expected to launch in Taiwan in March 2017.

The Suzuki Baleno has not yet launched in Taiwan, but apparently about to hit the Pacific market. A forum user has published spy shots of the Baleno testing in the country.

Suzuki Baleno rear three quarters Taiwan spy shot
The Suzuki Baleno is manufactured in five engine models in India, but it is unknown which are going to be offered in Taiwan.

Based on the company's new-generation platform, the Suzuki Baleno is the company's latest upscale hatchback positioned above the Suzuki Swift. The Baleno measures 3,995 mm in length, 1,745 mm in width and 1,460 mm/1,470 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,520 mm in wheelbase. The India-made hatchback is available with K10C 1.0-litre, K12B 1.2-litre, K12C 1.2-litre and K14B 1.4-litre petrol engines as well as the Fiat-sourced 1.3-litre diesel engine. These engines are available with a continuously variable transmission, a 5-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights, rear combination lamps with LED, 16-inch alloy wheels, rear spoiler, 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with satellite navigation and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration compatibility and six airbags are some of the key features of the Suzuki Baleno.

Suzuki Baleno Taiwan spy shot
The Suzuki Baleno will position itself between the Suzuki Swift and the Suzuki S-Cross.

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Like in other markets, the Suzuki Baleno will get positioned between the Suzuki Swift and the Suzuki SX4 Crossover (Suzuki S-Cross) in Taiwan. The car could reach dealers in March 2017.

Suzuki Baleno - Image Gallery (European spec)


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