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2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno teased ahead of its launch; Bookings open

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki has officially teased the facelifted Baleno ahead of its launch. The new 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Facelift is expected to be launched in India by the end of this month. Pre-bookings for the same are now open. One can book this premium hatchback online via Maruti Suzuki’s NEXA website or offline by visiting their nearest NEXA dealership. The booking amount for the same has been set at Rs 11,000.

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About engine
Talking about the changes, the new Baleno Facelift is expected to get a major overhaul in terms of design along with a bunch of new features. The powertrain options, however, are likely to remain unchanged. It will get two 1.2-litre petrol engines, and while one of them develops 82 hp, the other one churns out 88 hp and gets a smart hybrid technology too. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual gearbox and a CVT.

CV Raman, Chief Technical Officer (Engineering), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “While working on the New Age Baleno, we have laid a special focus on the use of modern technologies that will excite the customer while also ensuring a safer and more convenient drive. The New Age Baleno is aligned with Maruti Suzuki’s larger mission of introducing newer technologies across segments.”

About features
The new Maruti Suzuki Baleno will be powered by the next-gen K-Series Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine with idle start-stop functionality. However, the biggest addition comes in the form of a new Head-Up Display (HUD), which is a first-in-segment and adds a distinctive touch to the car. The rest of the updates are still under wrap, however, we know that the new Maruti Suzuki Baleno will feature a sharper-looking fascia with a revised grille, new headlight design, and an aggressive-looking bumper. At the back, expect the new Baleno to continue the shaper design along with new taillights and a revised rear bumper.

Inside, expect the new Maruti Suzuki Baleno to be heavily equipped with the latest tech and a much-improved cabin. Here, the new Baleno could get a larger touchscreen infotainment system, an updated instrument console, with a more upmarket fit and finish, and improved quality of the panels used. Maruti Suzuki will also keep the creature comforts in check, and so will receive automatic headlamps, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, auto climate control, apart from many other essentials.

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