Toyota has made its way into the premium hatchback segment in India with the launch of the Glanza. Toyota has kept the pricing very competitive starting at Rs 7.22 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The first product from the Toyota-Suzuki partnership, the newly launched Glanza is based on Maruti Suzuki's Baleno. Toyota has launched the Glanza in only two variants, the G and V with both automatic and manual transmission.
Since Toyota Glanza is a rebadged version of Maruti Suzuki Baleno, everyone is interested to know if there are any changes to the exterior, interior, features, engine and cost. V3cars highlights the changes to make it simple for you to understand the differences between Toyota Glanza and Maruti Baleno:
The main difference between the 2 hatchbacks is the warranty and extended warranty provided by the manufacturers. The standard warranty on Baleno is 2 years or 40,000 Kms whereas Toyota is offering 3 years or 100,000 Kms warranty on Glanza.
Extended warranty option of 5 years or 100,000 Kms is available on Baleno whereas Glanza gets the option of 5 years or 2,20,000 Kms.
This makes Toyota Glanza more value for money proposition when compared against Maruti Suzuki Baleno.
Toyota Glanza vs Maruti Baleno Exterior:
In the front, the difference is only the grill with the Toyota logo
In the back, the difference is Toyota Logo and Variant Badging
The exterior of the Glanza is actually similar to that of the Baleno. The main difference between the two vehicles is in regards to their identification. Toyota has changed nothing but the front grill. Likewise, there is Toyota badging on the alloy wheels and at the back, on the boot-lid.
The colors offered on Glanza are the same as offered on Baleno i.e. White, Red, Blue, Grey, and Silver.
Glanza vs Baleno Interior:
Logo on the steering wheel
The dashboard, alongside the infotainment system, AC unit, AC blowers, switch & buttons, gear knob, controls around the steering wheel and on doors, the color scheme of the dashboard and even seat covers etc. are the same. Indeed, even the steering wheel of the two vehicles is the same except Toyota Logo instead of Suzuki.
Toyota Glanza vs Maruti Baleno Features:
No difference in comfort & convenience features
No difference in safety & security features
No difference in entertainment features
The Toyota Glanza has only two variants G and V. Both variants have the same features that can be found on Baleno’s Zeta and Alpha variants. Both G & V variants will get features like