2015 Maruti Baleno review, road test

    Read the 2015 Maruti Baleno review, road test from Autocar India; Maruti's largest hatchback yet has large aspirations. Does it deliver?

    Published on Dec 17, 2015 07:00:00 AM

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    Model : Baleno

    Not since the launch of the Swift a decade ago have we seen a Maruti that comes with such high expectations. The Baleno isn’t just another hatchback, but the business-class ticket for Maruti to go upmarket. After the lukewarm response to the S-Cross, Maruti is banking on the Baleno to tempt buyers into its new Nexa retail network that’s been painstakingly developed to pander to a more discerning and snootier lot of consumers. Maruti has thrown everything it possibly can into the new Baleno, which is a completely new car and the first on an all-new Suzuki platform. It has absolutely no link with the Baleno sedan from a decade ago and is positioned instead as a premium hatchback to directly take on the likes of the Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz and VW Polo. But is the Baleno premium enough to make customers bite? 

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno
    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    ₹ 7,23,625 * on road price (New Delhi)

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