Waiting Period for Maruti Baleno To Go Down!

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Among the most discussed of the new Maruti Cars in India has been the hatchback that has brought the ‘Baleno’ moniker back to life. The new model Baleno launched in India last year and has been commanding a huge waiting period ever since. Since its launch, Maruti Suzuki has sold around 50,000 units of the new 2015 Baleno in the domestic market. Waiting period for the new 2015 Baleno is as much as 8 months at some places. Now, however, there’s a good news!. MSIL plans to increase the production of the Baleno to bring down the waiting period. Also, the company will start producing the Baleno at its facility in Gujarat. This will further reduce the waiting period. You can read in detail about the new 2015 Baleno in our post below –

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Also See-Maruti Baleno Overview | Maruti Baleno RS | 2017 Maruti S Cross

New 2015 Baleno Price

The new Baleno has been priced at a considerable premium over the Maruti Swift. Prices of the new Baleno in India start at INR 4.99 lakhs (for base petrol model). Here’s the price list of the new Baleno –

PETROL DIESEL
SIGMA 5.11 lakhs 6.21 lakhs
DELTA 5.76 lakhs 6.86 lakhs
ZETA 6.36 lakhs 7.46 lakhs
ALPHA 7.06 lakhs 8.16 lakhs
DELTA CVT 6.81 lakhs NA

[box type=”shadow” ]Also See- Maruti S-Cross[/box]

New Maruti Suzuki Baleno Images

New 2015 Baleno Specification

Length x Width x Height 3995x1745x1470 mm
Kerb Weight 890 kg/960 kg
Wheelbase 2520 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Boot Space 355 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.2 L Petrol/1.3 L diesel
Power 83 bhp/74 bhp
Torque 114 Nm/190 Nm
Top Speed -NA-
Acceleration (0-100 km/h) -NA-
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed MT or CVT (Petrol Only)
Mileage 21.4 kpl/27.39 kpl
Air Conditioner Type Automatic Climate Control
Power Windows Yes (All Four)
Central Locking Yes
Steering Audio Controls Yes
Audio System Yes (Touchscreen for Alpha trim only)
Airbags Yes (2)
ABS Yes

The Maruti YRA hatchback (2015 new Baleno) weighs less than the Maruti Swift. The platform of the YRA might have followed the same technology as Maruti Ciaz, which is constructed with high tensile strength steel, which translates to decent weight savings. Being placed in the premium hatchback category, the Maruti YRA hatchback is also more spacious than the Swift.

Suzuki has announced that the Baleno premium hatchback will get the company’s all-new 1.0-litre, turbocharged Boosterjet petrol motor in most markets. This new-age engine will also power the next generation Swift hatchback. The new 1.0-litre tubro-petrol motor for the YRA features direct injection and is related to the larger 1.4-litre unit that is likely to available in the Chinese market. Sadly though, this new-age motor won’t make it to India anytime soon. Instead, the YRA hatchback will be sold in India with an 83 bhp 1.2-litre petrol and a 74 bhp 1.3-litre diesel engines, the same ones powering the Swift and the Dzire.

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New 2015 Baleno Fuel Mileage

The company has managed to extract more from the engines in terms of mileage. The diesel, according to ARAI rated figures, delivers 27.39 kpl, while the petrol is good for 21.7 kpl.

Walkaround Video

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Launch Pics

As can be seen in the pics here, Suzuki has adopted a rather unconventional styling for the upcoming hatchback. Highlights of the front-end include a set of Swift-like headlamps, and a wide grille that stretches between each of the headlight units. The headlamps get LED daytime running lights and projector units. The tail lamps are also expected to feature LED stop lamps and the detailing is reminiscent of the now defunct Maruti Kizashi sedan. The side is characterized by a neat shoulder line and a large DLO. The rear has a slight ‘European’ touch to it and gets a beefy bumper and chunky looking headlamps. The interior looks pretty futuristic and seems to feature high-quality plastics.

[box type=”shadow” ]Also See – Maruti Suzuki NEXA Showrooms[/box]

Teaser Video

https://youtu.be/gMmAyA_NqRg

New 2015 Baleno Features

Here is the variant-wise feature list of the new 2015 Baleno hatchback. The Baleno is available in 4 variants and the features and equipment list is as follows:

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Sigma

  • Airbags (2)
  • ABS with EBD
  • Power Windows (Front)
  • Central locking
  • Tilt steering
  • AC with heater
  • Power Steering
  • Blackened A abd B Pillars
  • LED tail lamps
  • Gear shift indicator

Delta (In addition to the Sigma Variant)

  • Rear wash wipe
  • Automatic climate control
  • Electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs
  • Turn indicators mounted on ORVMs
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Steering mounted audio controls
  • Bluetooth support
  • 60:40 Split seat
  • Wheel Covers
  • Keyless entry
  • Power windows (4)
  • CVT (optional)

Zeta (In addition to the Delta Variant)

  • Telescopic steering
  • Leather wrapped gearknob and steering
  • LED DRLs
  • Auto IRVM
  • Auto headlamps with follow me home function
  • Alloys
  • Height adjustable driver’s seat
  • Keyless entry and go
  • Front fog lamps

Alpha (In addition to the Zeta Variant)

  • Projector headlamps
  • Reverse parking camera
  • Vanity lamp (Co-driver)
  • Touch Screen audio with navigation

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13 COMMENTS

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