Earlier this week, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno received a major update in the form of two BS-VI-compliant petrol engines – the upgraded 1.2-litre Okay12B and the all-new, 1.2-litre DualJet Good Hybrid. Right now, one other assertion from India’s largest carmaker states the Maruti Suzuki Baleno’s value has been hiked for the RS and diesel variants.
The value hike for the Maruti Suzuki Baleno diesel is within the vary of roughly Rs 12,000-20,000 relying on the variant, whereas the Baleno RS’ value has gone up by Rs 13,000. This can be a common value revision and creates some respiration area for the DualJet Good Hybrid variants, which, priced at Rs 7.25 lakh (Delta) and Rs 7.86 lakh (Zeta), had been simply between Rs 7,000-14,000 shy of the corresponding diesel variants. This can be a key level as a result of the Baleno diesel’s 27.39kpl gasoline effectivity determine is considerably increased than the DualJet Good Hybrid’s gasoline effectivity determine of 23.87kpl.
Having undergone a mid-life facelift at the beginning of 2019, the Baleno obtained quite a lot of beauty tweaks on the skin, and on the within, it obtained a dual-tone black-and-blue inside color scheme, and the brand new SmartPlay Studio infotainment system with a 7.Zero-inch touchscreen. The SmartPlay Studio – co-developed by Harman and seen first within the recently-launched new Wagon R – brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, voice recognition operate, in-built navigation and likewise doubles because the show for the reverse digicam. Rear parking sensors at the moment are normal throughout the vary, as are a pace alert warning and seatbelt reminder system.
There are not any adjustments below the hood, so the Maruti Suzuki Baleno diesel continues with the identical 1.Three-litre, four-cylinder DDiS 190 engine that places out 75hp and 190Nm of torque. The mid-life replace additionally introduced beauty adjustments for the Baleno RS, which now sports activities a redesigned front-end with a bigger grille and a brand new bumper with a distinguished central air dam flanked by massive fake vents and a chin spoiler. The 102hp, 998cc, three-cylinder Boosterjet engine from the pre-facelift mannequin has been carried ahead unchanged, paired to a 5-speed handbook gearbox.
|2019 Baleno diesel & Baleno RS variant-wise costs|
|Variant||Value (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Baleno Sigma diesel||Rs 6.74 lakh|
|Baleno Delta diesel||Rs 7.52 lakh|
|Baleno Zeta diesel||Rs eight.13 lakh|
|Baleno Alpha diesel||Rs eight.73 lakh|
|Baleno RS||Rs eight.89 lakh|