Maruti Baleno Cross India Launch: Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) is launching its new midsize SUV Grand Vitara next month and then the company will start preparations for its upcoming SUV Baleno Cross. Yes, you heard it right, the Baleno Cross, which will be a cross version of the hatchback and compact SUV, will take on the Tata Punch in the micro SUV segment as well as the Nissan Magnite and Renault Kyger in the compact SUV segment. The Baleno Cross has been spotted testing on several occasions in the past and along with this, the news of the launch of this SUV, which is considered economical, has also started doing the rounds.
curtain will rise next year
The Baleno Cross (codenamed YTB) has been under testing for a long time and it is being reported that Maruti Suzuki is going to showcase it at the Auto Expo 2023. In fact, the bumper sale of a car like Tata Punch in India has also made Maruti Suzuki think and introduce cross versions of hatchbacks and SUVs, and in this effort, Maruti Baleno Cross is coming, which is very similar to looks and features. The case will be similar to the Baleno and will be slightly higher in height. Talking about the rest of its looks and features, it will be very similar to the Baleno facelift, which will include split headlamps, LED DRLs, 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, heads-up display, 360-degree camera, 6 airbags and many other standards. There will be safety features.
mild hybrid engine
According to media reports, the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Baleno Cross will get a 1.0 liter 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine and can also be accompanied by a 1.0 liter mild hybrid petrol engine, which can generate 102 hp power and 150 Nm torque. . A 5-speed manual as well as a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission option can be seen in the Baleno Cross. Let us tell here that Maruti Baleno Cross will be sold through Nexa dealership. Maruti Suzuki Baleno Cross can be launched in the first quarter of next year and its starting price can be Rs 6 lakh.