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New Maruti Suzuki Baleno bookings open; launch in February | Autocar India

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New Baleno value announcement round February 20; will get recent appears to be like inside out and a for much longer characteristic listing.

Maruti Suzuki Nexa dealerships have begun accepting bookings for new Baleno that can launch in February. Whereas reserving quantity varies from vendor to vendor, there’s a sense of pleasure observed amongst Nexa shops as the brand new Baleno is their first main launch in after a serious hole. A number of sellers inform us that launch will happen round February 20, 2022.  Manufacturing for the brand new Baleno has already commenced on the Gujarat plant. 

Whereas quite a bit on the brand new Baleno is already recognized, listed below are some vital factors on the upcoming premium hatchback that can be offered by way of the Maruti Nexa dealerships. As earlier, the brand new Baleno will are available in a number of variants and exterior paint shades, whereas an in depth characteristic listing will not be out but.  Here is what we all know on the upcoming 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno.

  • New Baleno is being constructed at Gujarat plant
  • Will get main updates inside out
  • Will get a CNG variant in future

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno: recent exterior styling

As confirmed from the leaked photos earlier, nearly all physique panels of the 2022 Baleno appear to have been redesigned and when seen from upfront, the automotive appears to be like wider than its predecessor.

When seen from the entrance, the brand new Baleno will get L-shaped wraparound headlamps that can get LED daytime operating lamps and projector set-up relying on variant. The hood appears to be flatter, however continues with its clamshell design. The newly designed grille has a “smiley look” and is now a lot bigger.

The brand new Baleno carries nearly the same look because the outgoing mannequin when seen from the edges, nonetheless, the entrance and the rear fenders have been redesigned to accomodate new-look head and back lights. On the again, the 2022 Baleno will get a brand new tailgate design, new L-shaped back lights that now lengthen all the way in which to the tailgate and a brand new bumper.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno: New inside, new infotainment system

The 2022 Baleno will get a very redesigned dashboard with a free-standing infotainment display screen taking centre stage. The infotainment system can be upgraded and also will characteristic wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, amongst others.

Maruti Suzuki will provide a heads up show unit, or HUD, on the brand new Baleno. The system is not prone to be as customisable as those on luxurious vehicles, however there’ll nonetheless be a good quantity of helpful set-up that can be doable to the show.

New 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno: six airbags on greater variants

The airbag rely on the brand new Baleno can be as much as six on the highest fashions – driver and passenger airbags together with curtain baggage, each for the entrance and rear passengers. Greater fashions may additionally include the Digital Stability Program (ESP) as effectively.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno: may get an AMT gearbox

The brand new Baleno is predicted to be continued to be powered by two 1.2-litre petrol engines – one producing 83hp and one other producing 90hp with 12V mild-hybrid expertise – and these are anticipated to be carried over as is. There are talks of a full-hybrid model of the automotive; nonetheless, we do not anticipate it to be launched with this replace.

Whereas the handbook gearbox can be anticipated to be carried ahead, Maruti is prone to exchange the present Baleno’s CVT unit with an AMT unit equivalent to within the Swift.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno: rivals in India

Whereas the Baleno continues to be some of the in style vehicles offered in India, the mannequin has seen rivalry from newer merchandise from Tata and Hyundai that include extra creature comforts and higher expertise.

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