Maruti Suzuki has started production of the upcoming 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno car with major updates at its Gujarat plant. Its first unit was rolled out on January 24, about a month before the launch and price announcement of the new model of Baleno in the market. According to the report, the new Maruti Baleno is going to be launched in late February.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2022 Look and Design
A lot of information has already been revealed about the new Baleno. This premium hatchback will be sold through Maruti Nexa dealerships. As confirmed by the previously leaked images and the now-rolled-out image, almost all the body panels of the new 2022 Baleno have been redesigned and when viewed from the top, the car is similar to its previous model. Looks wider than.
Talking about the front look of the car, the new Baleno gets L-shaped wraparound headlamps, which will get LED daytime running lamps and projector set-up depending on the variant. The newly designed grille has a “smiley look” and is now much bigger.
Talking about the side look, the look of the new Baleno is similar to the outgoing model. However, the front and rear fenders have been redesigned to accommodate the new-looking head and tail lamps. Coming to the rear looks of the car, the 2022 Baleno gets a new tailgate design, new L-shaped tail lamps that now extend to the tailgate, and a new bumper.
2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Engine Power
The engine option of the existing hatchback can be found in the new Baleno. The current model of Baleno gets the option of two 1.2-liter petrol engines. One generates power of 83hp and the other generates power of 90hp with 12V mild-hybrid technology. Both these options can be found in the new model. There is talk of launching a full-hybrid version of the car as well. It is expected to get a manual gearbox. Maruti may replace the CVT unit of the existing Baleno with an AMT unit, like the one found in the Swift.
2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno New Interior and Features
The 2022 Baleno will get a completely redesigned dashboard that will actually be similar to the new S-Cross that was recently introduced overseas. The AC vents are now placed vertically in a V-shaped pattern and a free-standing infotainment screen takes center stage. This unit makes the 7.0-inch SmartPlay Studio system look huge and could probably be 8.0-inches or larger. The infotainment system will be upgraded and there will be other features like wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The top model of the new Baleno will get up to 6 airbags – driver and passenger airbags along with curtain bags for front and rear passengers. Haier models may also come with an Electronic Stability Program (ESP).
2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Competition
Baleno is one of the most popular cars sold in India. This model competes with the new products from Tata and Hyundai which come with more comfort and better technology.