The Maruti Suzuki Baleno gets a new first-in-segment safety feature without any price hike
Maruti Suzuki Baleno is a great hatchback, it has been in the market for a long time. It is one of the best-selling premium hatchbacks. Now, to make it safer, Maruti Suzuki has decided to give the car a new first-in-segment safety feature. Maruti Suzuki has added a 3-point seatbelt and a headrest to increase the safety of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno without any price hike. The 3-point seatbelt for the middle passenger is quite a rare scene as only a lap belt is offered in many cars, same goes with the center headrest, other cars in the segment miss out on headrests.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Engine Specifications
Maruti Suzuki Baleno is powered by petrol and petrol+CNG engines. As standard it gets a 1.2L 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces 88bhp and 113nm of maximum torque. The same engine is paired with CNG that produces 76bhp of maximum power and 98.5nm of maximum torque.
Best-selling SUB-Compact SUV by Maruti Suzuki
The Maruti Suzuki Brezza is currently the best-selling Sub-Compact SUV. The Maruti Suzuki Brezza is the Sub-Compact SUV that competes with the Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, and Tata Nexon. The Maruti Suzuki Brezza is powered by petrol and CNG fuel too. As a petrol engine, it gets a 1.5L Petrol 4cylinder Petrol engine that produces 102bhp and 136nm of maximum torque. This engine is also paired with a CNG for better fuel economy and for city use. In CNG this engine produces 87bhp and 121nm of maximum torque.
Upcoming cars by Maruti Suzuki
There are a couple of upcoming cars by Maruti Suzuki which include the Maruti Suzuki Jimny and Toyota Innova Hycross Based MPV by Maruti Suzuki.
Maruti Suzuki Jimny
The Maruti Suzuki Jimny will directly compete with the Mahindra Thar, talking about the engine specs of the Suzuki Jimny, so it is expected that the car will get a 1.5L petrol engine that will produce 104ps of power. There won’t be a diesel engine as there is no diesel engine option available with any Suzuki car. The petrol engine will be mated with a 5-speed MT as well as a 4-speed AT gearbox.
Toyota Innova Hycross-based MPV
We all know that Maruti Suzuki and Toyota have signed a pact and have been in a partnership for a long time now. Toyota has already launched the Toyota Glanza which is basically the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Toyota Urban Cruiser which is the previous generation Maruti Suzuki Brezza. Now, Maruti Suzuki has decided that they will launch an MPV that will follow the powertrain and platform of the Toyota Innova Hycross. Just like the Hycross, it will be based on petrol+hybrid power.