Maruti Baleno is a midsized car manufactured by Maruti Suzuki. This is an elegant car which has been highly appreciated for its remarkable performance. The effort of Maruti to gain footing in lavish car collection has really achieved by the car. The fuel efficiency and power performance has increased by the unique multi point fuel injection system. This system ensures the even fuel distribution. Not only from the efficiency point of view, this car is a complete package of performance, style and comfort.
Maruti Baleno is equipped with a smart 16 Valve SOHC, all-aluminium engine with an i-engine technology which will give a all new riding experience. The engine has in-line 4 cylinders with a swept volume of 1590 cc. The fuel tank capacity of Baleno is 51 liters. The compression ratio is 9.0 + 0.2:1 and bore x stroke is 75.0 x 90.0 mm. the maximum power output PS is 91 bhp @ 5500 rpm. Maximum torque and speed produced by this engine are 130.5 Nm @ 3000 rpm and 175 Km/h respectively. Transmission type of this car is 5 forward, all synchromesh and 1 reverse.
Design and Interior:
The car has impressive design and fashionable look. Interior feature of the car includes automatic climate control, leather steering control, tilt adjust power steering, central door lock, electric windows, electric adjustable outdoor rear view mirror, foot rest, heater, rear spoiler with LED stop lamp, MP3 music system, stylish alloy wheels, remote keyless entry, silver finish center garnish, velour floor carpet, floor mats, coat hanger. Remote trunk lid opener, reclining and sliding front seas, front seat back pocket, rear ash tray etc.
The car has capacity of accommodating 5 passengers, two in the front and 3 in the rear seats. The stylish exterior has power antenna, semi concealed windshield wiper, and chrome plated lining, front and rear mud flaps and body colored bumpers. The gross vehicle weight is 1510kgs while the curb weights 985kgs. The external dimension of the car is, length- 4225 mm, width- 1690 mm, and height 1390 mm. wheel base of the car is 2480 mm with minimum turning radius of 4.9 mm.
The body of Maruti Baleno is able to distribute the impact of collision throughout the automobile body. The in-built crumple zone is the portion where affected portion if the vehicle body will collapse. The built in anti submarine technology prevents the forward sliding of the passenger in case of frontal collision. The visibility of the driver has been improved by the rear window demister especially during foggy conditions or heavy showers. The car also has side impact beams, rear seat belts, rear door child lock, height adjustable front seat belts and adjustable front seat restraints.
Variants, Price and Mileage:
Baleno Sedan LXi Bharat III and Baleno Sedan VXi Bharat III are the two available variants of Maruti Baleno. Some of the additional features are available in VXi model. This car is available in five different colors. These are pearl silver, silky silver, superior white, midnight black and bean blue.
The price of these two variants varies between Rs 5.7 lakhs to Rs 6.6 lakhs.
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