Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2018 Variant: Which variant will be the best option for you?

by Vivaan Khatri | 05/10/2018
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Let’s dig in the ranges of Maruti Baleno’s variants to find down which car would fit your preference and budget.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno is well-loved hatchback in the Indian market. Its sales number has surpassed 4.5 lakh this year. This overwhelming number is the solid proof of this popularity in the Indian market. Maruti Suzuki slots in the segment of premium hatchback segment with the price ranging from 5.35 lakhs to 8.43 lakh. It comes in twelve variants, which might confuse so many customers. But here we are, giving you the detailed explanation of Maruti Suzuki variants.

Read more: Maruti Suzuki Baleno Review 2018: What could the best-selling hatchback offer?

But before spelling out each variant, let’s see the overall specification that shared among all the variants.

   Maruti Suzuki Baleno  
 Dimension  3995 x 1745 x 1510 
 Seating   5 
 Engine  1,197cc Petrol  1,248cc Diesel
 84PS/ 115Nm  75PS/ 190Nm
 Fuel Efficiency  21.4kmpl    27.39kmpl 
 Standard Safety
  • Dual airbag

  • ABS with EBD

  •  Seatbelt pre-tensioners with force limiters 

  •  ISOFIX child seat mount       

1. Maruti Suzuki Baleno Sigma – Standard

Price: Petrol 5.35 lakh, Diesel 6.51 lakh (Manual)

Maruti Baleno Sigma

Baleno Sigma is the entry-level variant of the Baleno

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Sigma is also the base version. It gets all the standard features of the car range. Here are some noticeable features that come with this car model.

  • Front and rear accessory socket

  • Front power windows

  • Tilt steering adjustment

  • Anti-Theft security system

But, like any other standard model, it misses some key goodies, for example, the music system, parking sensor, power window at the rear. However, overall, the package offered by the Baleno for the base line is considered decent for cars of its segment. Besides, with the reliability and affordable price, this variant is highly recommended for people who are looking for a hatchback on budget. 

2. Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta

Price: Petrol 5.99 lakh, Diesel 67.1 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Baleno front face blue color

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta will get more features than the base Sigma

The next Maruti Baleno variants, also the-second-to-the-base variants, is  the Delta. It comes with more features under its belt. Here are some added features that Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta gets:

  • Electrically foldable ORVMs with turn indicators

  • Rear defogger    

  • Rear wiper with washer

  • Rear power windows

Inside the cabin, the car gets more features that are missed on the Baleno, such as:

  • Sound system, with AUX/UBS input, CD Player, Bluetooth connectivity 

  • Automatic Climate Control

  •  60:40 split rear seat

  • Reverse parking sensors

To get these goodies, you might have to stretch your budget a bit. Besides the features and techs, Baleno Delta also has another transmission option which is the CVT. This gearbox option comes at the added cost of Rs 1000. Loaded with necessary features, the Baleno Delta is a good option to consider.

3. Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta

Price: Petrol Rs 6.65 lakh, Diesel Rs 7.78 lakh, CVT Rs 7.70 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta digital display infotainment system

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta only gets the digital display infotainment system. Source: TeamBHP

With this variant, you will get some more premium touches, like leather-wrapped steering, coloured MID, driver armrest, illuminated glovebox and boot, and 16-inch wheel. These features will take the car to the new level of comfort and premiumness. 

  • Height adjustable driver’s seat

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel + Telescopic steering adjust

  • Auto-dimming IRVM

  • Push button start/stop with smart key

  • Front armrest with storage

  • Lights in front footwell, boot, and glovebox

  • Coloured MID (Multi Information Display)

  • Automatic headlamps

  • Follow me home/lead to vehicle headlamps

If you want to extend a bit for more pleasure and comfort, this package offers a value-for-money option. CTV is also available, doubling the comfy for the driver. 

4. Maruti Suzuki Baleno Alpha

Petrol: Rs 7.35 lakh, Diesel Rs 8.49 lakh, CVT Rs 8.40 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Alpha  7.0-inch SmartPlay touchscreen

To the Alpha variant, you will get a fully-loaded interior with 7.0-inch SmartPlay touchscreen 

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Alpha is the second-to-top variant. At the price of 7.35 lakhs, you will get the worthy features as following:

  • Projector headlamps and LED daytime running lights (DRLs)

  •  7.0-inch SmartPlay infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Support 

  • Built-in navigation 

  • Reverse parking camera

  • Voice control 

The Baleno Zeta costs Rs 71,000 more than the nearest lower variant – the Zeta. And that is the price for all the desirable tech like touchscreen reserve parking camera and more. Such a fully-loaded package at this price is one of the more worth-consideration options of its segment. The diesel Alpha is the priciest Maruti Suzuki Baleno variants.

5. Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS

Now, we will climb to the top-end Maruti Suzuki Baleno variant. This variant is the costliest and also the most feature-rich out of the Baleno’s range. Not only come with the fully checked feature list, but the Baleno RS also gets one step ahead in terms of performance with the 1.0-litre BoosterJet petrol engine which could pull out 102PS of peak power and 150Nm of peak torque. Along with the changes under the hood, his variant gets the special exterior treatment, like the sporty front bumper, a mesh grille, side skirt and a set of 16-inch alloy wheels. 

 Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS red color

The top-of-the-line Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS has the sporty look 

This special version of the Baleno is priced at 8.44 lakh. The new sleeker look and the powerful engine comes at the price of Rs 4,000 more than the petrol Alpha. However, it is still cheaper than the Alpha diesel. 

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