Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

We compare the Maruti Suzuki Baleno against other B2-segment hatchbacks based on prices, engine specs dimensions and mileage to analyse how it holds up against the competition.

 

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Maruti Suzuki Baleno Petrol vs Rivals | Price Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Baleno prices start from Rs. 5.64 lakh (ex-showroom) and it rivals the Honda Jazz, Toyota Glanza, the new Hyundai i20, Volkswagen Polo, Ford Figo, Tata Altroz and Ford Freestyle in the segment. The complete price list of the petrol-powered Baleno is as follows:

B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK | PETROL MANUAL | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM | NOV 2020

Maruti Suzuki

Baleno

New Hyundai

i20

Toyota

Glanza

Honda

Jazz

Tata

Altroz

Volkswagen

Polo

Ford

Figo

Ford

Freestyle

    

XE

₹5,44,000

 

Ambiente

₹5,49,000

 

Sigma

₹ 5,63,602

   

XE Rhythm

₹5,70,000

Trendline

₹5,82,500

 

Ambiente

₹5,99,000

    

XM

₹6,30,000

   

Delta

₹ 6,44,612

   

XM Style

₹6,64,000

 

Titanium

₹6,45,000

 
 

Magna

₹ 6,79,900

  

XM Rhythm

₹6,69,000

   
    

XM Style + Rhythm

₹6,94,000

   

Zeta

₹ 7,01,912

 

G

₹7,01,100

 

XT

₹6,99,000

Comfortline Plus

₹6,76,500

Titanium Blu

₹7,05,000

Titanium

₹7,04,000

Delta Hybrid

₹ 7,33,412

Sportz

₹ 7,59,900

G Hybrid

₹7,47,800

V

₹7,49,900

XT Luxe

₹7,38,000

  

Titanium+

₹7,39,000

Alpha

₹ 7,64,112

 

V

₹7,64,100

 

XZ

₹7,59,000

  

Flair

₹7,69,000

Zeta Hybrid

₹ 7,89,912

   

XZ(O)

₹7,75,000

   
 

Asta

₹ 8,69,900

 

VX

₹8,09,900

XZ Urban

₹7,89,000

Highline Plus Turbo

₹8,02,300

  
 

Sportz Turbo

₹ 8,79,900

 

ZX

₹8,73,900

    
 

Asta (O)

₹ 9,19,900

      
 

Asta Turbo

₹ 9,89,900

      

Maruti Suzuki Baleno petrol manual comes with 6 variants: Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Delta Hybrid, Alpha and Zeta Hybrid.

  • Maruti Suzuki Baleno starts at Rs. 5.64 lakh. Baleno Sigma costs Rs. 19.6k more than Tata Altroz' entry-level variant.
  • Zeta Hybrid is Baleno's most expensive variant with the petrol manual powertrain. It costs Rs. 7.90 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive petrol manual B2-segment hatchback, the new Hyundai i20 Asta Turbo 1.0, by Rs. 2 lakh. 

B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK | PETROL AUTOMATIC | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM | NOV 2020

Maruti Suzuki

Baleno

New Hyundai

i20

Toyota

Glanza

Honda

Jazz

Volkswagen

Polo

Delta

₹7,76,612

    

Zeta

₹8,33,912

Sportz

₹ 8,59,900

G

₹8,33,100

V

₹8,49,900

 

Alpha

₹8,96,212

 

V

₹8,96,100

VX

₹9,09,900

Highline Plus

₹9,12,600

 

Asta

₹ 9,69,900

 

ZX

₹9,73,900

GT

₹9,59,500

 

Asta Turbo

₹ 10,66,900

   
 

Asta (O) Turbo

₹ 11,17,900

   

Maruti Suzuki Baleno petrol automatic comes with 3 variants: Delta, Zeta and Alpha.

  • Maruti Suzuki Baleno starts at Rs. 7.77 lakh. Baleno Delta is the most affordable automatic car in the segment.
  • Alpha is Baleno's most expensive variant with the petrol automatic powertrain. It costs Rs. 8.96 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive petrol automatic B2-segment hatchback, the new Hyundai i20 Asta (O) Turbo 1.0, by Rs. 2.22 lakh. 

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Petrol Vs Rivals | Engine Comparison

B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK

NORMAL PETROL ENGINE SPECS

 

Maruti Suzuki

Baleno

New Hyundai

i20

Toyota

Glanza

Honda

Jazz

Tata

Altroz

Volkswagen

Polo

Ford

Figo

Ford

Freestyle

Displacement

1.2

1.2

1.2

1.2

1.2

1.0

1.2

1.2

Cylinder

4

4

4

4

3

3

3

3

Cubic Capacity

1197cc

1197cc

1197cc

1199cc

1199cc

999cc

1194cc

1194cc

Maximum Power

83PS @ 6000rpm

83PS/88PS @ 6000rpm

83PS @ 6000rpm

90PS @ 6000rpm

86PS @ 6000rpm

76PS @ 6200rpm

96PS @ 6500rpm

96PS @ 6500rpm

Peak Torque

113Nm @ 4200rpm

115Nm @ 4200rpm

113Nm @ 4200rpm

110Nm @ 4800rpm

113Nm @ 3300rpm

95Nm @ 2950 - 3800rpm

119Nm @ 4250rpm

119Nm @ 4250rpm

Manual

Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

5-speed

5-speed

5-speed

5-speed

5-speed

5-speed

Manual

Claimed FE

21.01kmpl

20.35kmpl

21.01kmpl

16.6kmpl

19.05kmpl

17.75kmpl

18.5kmpl

18.5kmpl

Automatic

Transmission

CVT

CVT

CVT

CVT

-

-

-

-

Automatic

Claimed FE

19.56kmpl

19.65kmpl

19.56kmpl

17.1kmpl

-

-

-

-

The Blaneo’s 1.2-litre normal petrol engine performance is on par for the segment. It makes 83PS of power and 113Nm of torque. Only the Figo and Freestyle have considerably higher power and torque as they make 96PS and 119Nm of power and torque, respectively. The Polo’s 1.0-litre normal petrol engine is the least powerful in the B2 hatchback segment as it only makes 76PS and 95Nm.

With a normal petrol engine, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno’s fuel efficiency figure of 21.01kmpl (MT) is the best in class and only matched by its twin - Toyota Glanza. Among B2 hatchbacks with a normal petrol engine and an automatic transmission, the new Hyundai i20 1.2L has the best mileage figure of 19.65kmpl.

B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK

OTHER PETROL ENGINE SPECS

 

Toyota

Glanza

Maruti Suzuki

Baleno

New Hyundai

i20

Volkswagen

Polo

Displacement

1.2 Hybrid

1.2 Hybrid

1.0 Turbo

1.0 Turbo

Cylinder

4

4

3

3

Cubic Capacity

1197cc

1197cc

998cc

999cc

Maximum Power

90PS @ 6000rpm

90PS @ 6000rpm

120PS @ 6000rpm

110PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

113Nm @ 4400rpm

113Nm @ 4400rpm

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

Manual

Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

6-speed ACMT

6-speed

Manual

Claimed FE

23.87kmpl

23.87kmpl

20kmpl

18.24kmpl

Automatic

Transmission

-

-

7-speed DCT

6-speed TC

Automatic

Claimed FE

-

-

20.25kmpl

18.24kmpl

The new Hyundai i20, Volkswagen Polo, Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Toyota Glanza are available with an additional petrol engine option. Maruti Suzuki Baleno 1.2-litre hybrid petrol engine gets a 5-speed manual transmission. The hybrid engine of the Baleno makes the torque of 113Nm but has a higher power output of 90PS and also a higher fuel efficiency of 23.87kmpl.

  • The new Hyundai i20 turbo 1.0L produces 120PS of power. It has the most powerful engine in the segment.
  • Volkswagen Polo turbo 1.0L produces 175Nm of peak torque. It has the best torque figures in the segment.
  • Among B2 hatchbacks with other petrol engines and a manual transmission, Maruti Suzuki Baleno hybrid and Toyota Glanza hybrid have the best mileage figure of 23.87kmpl.
  • Among B2 hatchbacks with other petrol engines and an automatic transmission, the new Hyundai i20 turbo 1.0L has the best mileage figure of 20.25kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Rivals | Dimension Comparison

B2-SEGMENT HATCHBACK

DIMENSION COMPARISON

 

Toyota

Glanza

New Hyundai

i20

Maruti Suzuki

Baleno

Honda

Jazz

Tata

Altroz

Volkswagen

Polo

Ford

Figo

Ford

Freestyle

Length

3995mm

3995mm

3995mm

3989mm

3990mm

3971mm

3941mm

3954mm

Width

1745mm

1775mm

1745mm

1694mm

1755mm

1682mm

1704mm

1737mm

Height

1510mm

1505mm

1510mm

1544mm

1523mm

1469mm

1525mm

1570mm

Wheelbase

2520mm

2580mm

2520mm

2530mm

2501mm

2469mm

2490mm

2490mm

Boot Space

339-lt

311-lt

339-lt

354-lt

345-lt

280-lt

257-lt

257-lt

Ground Clearance

170mm

-

170mm

165mm

165mm

165mm

174mm

190mm

Fuel Tank

37-lt

37-lt

37-lt

40-lt

37-lt

45-lt

42-lt

42-lt

Tyre Size (Base)

185/65 R15

185/55 R15

185/65 R15

175/65 R15

165/80 R14

175/70 R14

175/65 R14

185/60 R15

Tyre Size (Top)

195/55 R16

195/55 R16

195/55 R16

175/65 R15

195/55 R16

185/60 R15

195/55 R15

185/60 R15

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is 3995mm long, 1745mm wide, 1510mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2520mm. A wider body normally results in better shoulder room and a higher roof makes ingress & egress easier. A longer wheelbase usually results in more cabin space. It has a boot space of 339 litre. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage. Baleno has a 170mm ground clearance, it rides on 195/55 R16 tyres size and has 37 litres fuel tank capacity.

  • The new Hyundai i20 has an overall length of 3995mm, which makes it the longest car in the segment.
  • The new Hyundai i20 is the widest car in the segment. It is 30mm wider than Baleno.
  • Ford Freestyle is the tallest car in the segment. It is 60mm taller than Baleno.
  • The new Hyundai i20 has the longest wheelbase in the segment. Its wheelbase is longer than the Baleno’s by 60mm.
  • Honda Jazz has the biggest boot space in the segment. It has 15-lt more boot space than the Baleno. 
  • Ford Freestyle's ground clearance of 190mm is the best in the segment.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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