Maruti Suzuki Baleno Clocks 1 Million Sales In 6 Years

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Clocks 1 Million Sales In 6 Years

Maruti Suzuki have announced that they managed to sell 1 million units of the Baleno since its launch. Baleno is a premium hatchback from the Indo-Japanese carmaker that was launched under the Nexa branch in October 2015. It is now the fastest premium hatchback to achieve a sales figure of 1 million units.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Baleno has always got more sales figures than its competition. Maruti claim that Baleno has more than 25% of the segment’s share. It has competed with Tata Altroz, Hyundai i20, Ford Figo, Volkswagen Polo and Honda Jazz. Ford Figo is no longer on sale. Baleno still manages to clock more sales than all these mentioned cars. The Baleno is not just a best-seller among its peers but across all segments.

Some notable features of the Baleno are LED headlamps, LED fog lamps,  idle start-stop, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and a full-colour LCD for MID in the instrument cluster.

The safety features on Baleno include Dual Airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, ISOFIX child restraint, high-speed alert, reverse parking sensors and camera.

The Baleno has a 1.2L petrol engine with optional mild-hybrid tech. You can buy it with either a 5-speed manual or CVT automatic transmission. The engine specs of Baleno are:

Specifications

1.2L Petrol

1.2L Petrol Hybrid

Power

83PS @ 6000rpm

90PS @ 6000rpm

Torque

113Nm @ 4200rpm

113Nm @ 4200rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

Automatic Transmission

CVT

 

Mileage

19.5 - 21.0kmpl

23.87kmpl

As Baleno is one of the most successful products of Maruti Suzuki, they are going to give it a facelift so it can compete with the new feature-rich cars in the segment. Baleno will get a facelift in 2022 and some of the updated Baleno’s spy shots are also surfacing on the internet.

Also Read: 2022 Maruti Baleno Base Variant Pictures Leaked

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mohammad Osaaf

In the age of SUVs and crossovers, it's the traditional, 3-box sleeper sedans that excite him the most. All it needs is a punchy engine, a tight chassis and everyday practicality. Skoda Octavia VRS and BMW M5 are his favourites.

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