Maruti Baleno 1.2 Delta is rolled out with admirable features and gorgeous outlook. From the visual perspective, this car is quite good along a lot of enticing cosmetics, such as chrome finished front grille that has Suzuki's emblem at the center, body colored bumpers as well as door handles. It has an overall ground clearance of 170mm, fuel tank capacity of 37-litres and minimum turning radius of 4.9 meters. This trim is quite decent in terms of its overall weight (kerb), which is in the range of 865 to 890 Kgs depending on the variant selected. Inside the cabin, this model is designed amazingly with fabric seat upholstery, metal tipped parking brake and much more. Apart from stylish furnishings, other amenities include remote keyless entry, central locking, front and rear power windows. Safety features comprise of reverse parking sensor, a pair of front airbags and driver seat belt reminder. On the other hand, it includes a 1.2-litre petrol engine with DOHC valve configuration that can displace 1197cc. This powertrain has a capacity of making a peak torque of 115Nm. As all the other vehicles from this company, this hatchback also has a standard warranty that can also be extended further for another year or so at an additional cost.
It has beautiful adornments on the outside along with a black colored air dam just below the grille. It is treated with chrome and flanked by a luminous pair of adjustable headlights. Windscreen wiper as well as washer are available at the front and rear, of which the latter also includes defogger, door spoiler, tail lights with LED. Its electric folding external mirrors with turn indicators, side door handles and bumpers are raising the charm in body color. The neatly done up wheel arches are given a set of robust steel wheels, which are 15 inches in size. These are further equipped with tubeless radial tyres of size 185/65 R15. The car maker has also given a full size spare wheel fitted in the boot compartment along with other tools to change a flat tyre. Moreover, it has tinted glass, a power antenna and A+B+C pillar Blackouts.
From inside, the runabout gives an enticing glimpse for its passengers with the seats covered in fabric material, well designed dashboard and instrument cluster. Besides these, its door handles and tipped parking brake are adorned by chrome treatment. It comprises of a tachometer, electronic multi-tripmeter and digital odometer to show the total of distance run by the vehicle. Coming to the infotainment system, there is integrated 2DIN music system with four speakers (2 for front and other two for rear), FM radio, CD/MP3 player, Auxiliary input, USB and Bluetooth connectivity.
Engine and Performance:
It is incorporated with a 1.2-litre VVT (variable valve timing) based petrol engine and is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Based on a DOHC valve configuration, this runabout includes four cylinders and produces an efficacious power of 83.1bhp at 6000rpm along with a torque of 115Nm at 4000rpm. It has an MPFI fuel supply system to impress the enthusiasts by returning a minimum mileage of 17.8 Kmpl and a maximum of 21.4 Kmpl.
Braking and Handling:
The front wheels wheels have discs and rear ones are paired to drum brakes. Moreover, McPherson struts are fitted to its front suspension system, while torsion beam is given to the rear. For further enhancing its braking mechanism, this trim is equipped with antilock braking system along with electronic brakeforce distribution.
This variant has power windows for all doors with its driver side getting automatic operating function. Both front and rear seat headrests get adjustment facility. Its rear seat can be split folded in the ratio of 60:40 to increase the luggage room, which stands at 339-litres. Apart from this, it includes automatic air conditioning with heater and well placed vents, tilt steering adjustment, vanity mirror, remote keyless entry, low fuel warning and central locking to open and close its doors automatically. The control buttons for audio have been given on its steering wheel. For storage purposes, this hatchback incorporates cup holders at the front, while there are bottle holders in the doors.
This model is introduced with an impressive package, including dual airbags, headlight leveling, anti theft security system, pre-tensioners and force limiters regarding front seat. Besides these, it has dual horn, pinch guard based power windows, seat belt reminder for driver and Total Effective Control Technology (TECT) based body. There are rear parking sensors, a centrally mounted fuel tank, brake assist, front and side impact beams, crash sensors and child safety locks. The list seems to be quite good, when compared with other contenders in this segment.
1. Engine performance is good.
2. Comfort features are impressive.
1. Third row leg space is quite less.
2. Ground clearance is slightly low.
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