Maruti Suzuki is making waves in the luxury car segment with a model that not only rivals the Hyundai Verna but also surpasses it with its impressive mileage of 32kmpl and an array of exceptional features that give it an edge over Tata vehicles as well. As the market continues to welcome new car launches, those looking for luxury with sporty aesthetics and excellent fuel efficiency have much to look forward to. Maruti is set to offer these premium features at an affordable price point, with costs starting below 7 lakhs.

The 2023 Maruti Suzuki Baleno is one such model that promises to deliver luxury at an economical price. It is equipped with a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, head-up display, automatic air conditioning, cruise control, push-button start/stop, and keyless entry. It also boasts an Arkamys sound system and an Electronic Stability Program (ESP) for enhanced driving dynamics.

Safety is a priority in the Baleno, offering six airbags to significantly increase passenger protection. Additional safety features include ISOFIX anchorages, ABS with EBD, hill-hold assist, rear parking sensors, and a 360-degree camera, providing comprehensive safety coverage.

Under the hood, the Baleno 2023 is powered by a 1.2-liter petrol engine capable of delivering 88.5 BHP and 113 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to a 5-speed transmission gearbox. The car also offers a generous 318-liter boot space, ideal for long trips requiring extra luggage, and a 55-liter fuel tank for the CNG variant.

Hyundai Verna

Regarding fuel efficiency, the petrol variant of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2023 can deliver approximately 22.94kmpl, while the CNG variant is expected to offer a mileage of around 30.61km/kg.

The new Maruti Baleno is competitively priced, starting from INR 6.61 lakh ex-showroom, reaching up to INR 9.88 lakh for the top model. It competes in the market against the likes of the Toyota Glanza, Hyundai i20, Tata Altroz, and Citroen C3. Additionally, it is available in six monotone color options, catering to diverse consumer preferences.

Sonu Roy is originally a resident of Samastipur district of Bihar, has been working as a writer in digital journalism for the last 4 years. In his career of 4 years, he has good experience from politics, automobile, motivation, sports to technology field.