Let us tell you that the optional variants have been added for the first time in Baleno and the rest were already present. The booking for 2022 Maruti Baleno has been started and it can be booked by paying Rs 11,000. The company has started sending it to dealerships and its delivery can be started soon after the launch. The company is going to bring it with many changes.
Maruti will not change the engine of the new Baleno. Currently, Maruti Baleno is made available in one engine option in India. The first is a 1.2-litre engine that churns out 83 Bhp of power and 113 Nm of peak torque. This engine comes with 5 speed manual and AMT gearbox. The 2022 Baleno gets new body panels which are made from better steel.
The front part has been given a completely new design, it has been given mesh grille, along with the headlight and LED DRLs have been given with the rear design. Talking about the side part, the design has been kept the same, although new alloy wheels can be seen in it. Along with making it attractive, the company is going to bring with many attractive features and equipment.
A new dashboard is to be given in its cabin. A floating infotainment screen has been used in its dashboard. You also get a new steering wheel with steering mounted controls and a cruise control system. Along with this, a 360-degree camera has also been given, it has been mentioned in a recently released teaser.
The Baleno facelift gets a massive 9-inch SmartPlay Pro+ touchscreen infotainment system. According to the information, this system has been developed jointly with Toyota and it is equipped with features like wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Along with this, 6 airbags are also to be given in terms of safety, apart from this, EBD, electronic stability control etc. can also be given with ABS.
Currently, Maruti Suzuki cars are not considered safe, if we talk about the Global NCAP test, then only Brezza and Ertiga are considered safe. In such a situation, an updated version of the Heartect platform is being used to make the new Baleno, along with better grade steel will be used for the chassis and body panels. The company will try to get 4-star or 5-star through this.
Along with this, electronic stability control, ABS with EBD, immobilizer, rear parking sensor and camera, high speed warning will be given. As of last December, Maruti Suzuki has sold over one million units since the launch of its premium hatchback Maruti Baleno. This premium car from Maruti, sold from the Nexa showroom, was launched in October 2015.
The 2022 Maruti Baleno is being eagerly awaited and the company is continuously releasing its teaser. It remains to be seen how much its price is increased after the new update.