With new emission norms coming into effect by April 2019, India's leading car manufacturer has officially announced the launch of its first BS6 compliant premium hatchback in India. Launched at Rs 5.58 lakh (ex-showroom), the new 2019 Maruti Baleno now comes with Smart Hybrid technology that is powered by 1.2-litre DualJet Dual VVT unit. It is important to note that Baleno SHVS technology is offered on the Delta and Zeta variants. Maruti Alto K10 India Prices Increased After Upgrade With New Safety Features.
The Maruti Baleno has been one of the hot selling cars for the Indo-Japanese car maker as far as the volumes are concerned. The company recorded sales growth of 11 percent in the year 2018-19. The company introduced the refreshed version of the premium hatchback earlier this year that featured cosmetic as well as feature upgrades. Moreover, the new BS6 complaint Baleno will further help the company to retain its leadership in the near future. Hyundai Venue 2019 Sub-Compact SUV Officially Unveiled in India; To Rival Maruti Vitara Brezza & Mahindra XUV300.
The automaker also claimed that the new engine has helped the model achieve higher fuel economy with improved combustion efficiency. The new motor on the Baleno has also helped in reducing friction. Maruti Alto 800 Production Reportedly Stopped in India; New Generation Alto Likely To Be Launched By H1, 2019.
Mr. R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India, said “Baleno has been a blockbuster car from day one. We have over 5.5 lakh happy Baleno customers since its launch in 2015 and sold more than 2 lakh units in the last fiscal year. We recently upgraded Baleno with latest design and technology. At Maruti Suzuki, we strive to bring newer, better and environment friendly technologies to our products. Baleno Smart Hybrid with BS VI stands testament to the same. We are confident that the premium hatchback Baleno will present a complete package in line with aspirations of evolving customers.”
Here are variant-wise prices of New Baleno -
|New Baleno Ex-showroom price (Delhi) in Rs. Lakh|
|Variants||Baleno 1.2 VVT BS VI||Baleno 1.2 DUALJET DUAL VVT Smart Hybrid BS VI|
|Delta||6.36 Lakh||7.25 Lakh|
|Delta (CVT)||7.68 Lakh||-|
|Zeta||6.97 Lakh||7.86 Lakh|
|Zeta (CVT)||8.29 Lakh||-|
|Alpha (CVT)||8.90 Lakh||-|