Maruti cars have been enjoying market leadership in India for years due to their excellent fuel efficiency and magnificent performance. Over the years, Maruti has come up with a number of fabulous models of mid size car. Maruti Baleno is perhaps one of the most elusive looking mid size cars manufactured by the Indian auto major that is laden with fantastic features. Maruti Baleno comes with a sturdy body that has got crumple zones to ensure the occupants complete safety while driving. In India, Maruti Baleno is available in the following variants:
Maruti Baleno LXi and Maruti Baleno VXi .Maruti Baleno comes with a 16 valve, 4 inline cylinder petrol engine that has a displacement of about 1590 cc. The engine of Maruti Baleno delivers a power of about 91 bhp @ 5500 rpm and generates a maximum torque of about 130.5 Nm @ 3000 rpm. The engine has got multi point fuel injection system and has a compression ratio of about 9.0:01.The bore and stroke of the engine is about 75 mm x 90 mm. Maruti Baleno has got top speed of 175 km/hr and has a transmission system comprising 5 forward gears,1 reverse gear with all synchromesh. The vehicle has got hydraulic assisted rack and pinion steering. The mid size car comes with vacuum assisted hydraulic braking system. The car has ventilated disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear.
Maruti Baleno has a turning radius of 4.9 m. The overall length, width and height of Maruti Baleno is about 4225 mm, 1690 mm and 1390 mm respectively. The car has a wheelbase of 2480 mm and ground clearance of 170 mm. Maruti Baleno has front tread of 1440 mm and rear tread of 1435 mm. The gross vehicle weight of the car is about 1510 kg and it has a kerb weight of 985 kg. Maruti Baleno comes with a seating capacity for 5 persons and has fuel tank capacity of 51 liters. The car is equipped with a number of incredible features that include: central door lock, power windows, cigarette lighter, remote keyless entry, seat belts for all the occupants, child lock at rear door and many more.