Maruti Baleno - In Images

26/10/2015 - 14:03 | ,   | Ashwin Ram N P

Gets ABS with EBD and dual airbags as standard features.

The Maruti Baleno was launched in India at a starting price of INR 4.99 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). It is in direct competition to the premium hatchbacks of the B-segment, like the Hyundai i20 and the Honda Jazz.

Maruti Baleno front quarter launch images
The Baleno is powered by the same engines used on the Swift.

The Maruti Baleno is powered by the engines used in the Maruti Swift - the 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine and the 1.3-litre DDiS diesel motor. The former produces 84.3 PS of maximum power and 115 Nm of peak torque, and gets two transmission options - a CVT and a 5-speed manual gearbox. The diesel version is rated at 75 PS and 190 Nm, and is offered only with a 5-speed manual transmission. The Baleno petrol returns an ARAI certified mileage of 21.4 km/l, while the Baleno diesel delivers 27.39 km/l.

Maruti Baleno boot launch images
The Baleno's boot is rated at 339 liters.

The Baleno is offered with ABS with EBD and dual airbags (front) in all the variants. Other standard features on the company's first premium hatchback are pretensioner and force-limiter on front seat belts, driver side seat belt reminder, anti-theft security system, dual horn, central locking, front power windows, tilt steering, and an accessory socket (12V power port) at the front and rear.

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