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South African version of Maruti Baleno 2022 model gets powerful engine

  • 105 PS powerful 1.5 liter petrol engine with Ciaz and Brezza has been given in it.
  • There is a choice of 5 speed manual and 4 speed torque converter automatic gearbox
  • The Indian version of the Maruti Baleno has been given a 1.2 liter petrol engine with a power of 90 PS, with which the choice of 5 speed manual and AMT gearbox has been given.

Suzuki has taken the wraps off the South African version of the new Baleno and it is the same model that has been launched here in India at a starting price of Rs 6.35 lakh.

The South African version of the Baleno has been given all the same updates that its Indian version has received. However, a big difference has been kept between these two on the mechanical part. The new Baleno 2022 in South Africa has been given a 1.5 liter petrol engine. The same engine is also being offered in the Indian versions of Ciaz, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and XL6. This engine is capable of generating 105 PS of power and 138 Nm of torque. The choice of 5 speed manual and 4 speed torque converter automatic gearbox is given with this engine. This car does not have an AMT gearbox in South Africa.

However, the South African version of the New Baleno 2022 does not feature mild hybrid technology like the Indian model.

Apart from all this, there have been no changes in both the cars. The premium hatchback features a heads-up display, 360-degree cameras, six airbags, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, connected car technology with limited remote operation, Alexa and smartphone connectivity, rear AC vents. And features like cruise control have been given.

Baleno car price in India ranges from Rs 6.35 Lakh to Rs 9.49 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Comparison of this premium hatchback car is from Toyota Glanza, Volkswagen Polo, Hyundai i20 , Honda Jazz, Tata Altroz .

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