New Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS continues best selling premium hatchback in India

Baleno RS has a waiting period of 3-6 months in India

Maruti Suzuki Baleno is currently the best selling premium hatchback car of the country. The car has crossed 2 lakh units of selling in just 20 months since launch. For your information, this premium hatchback car was launched in October 2015. If you book this car, you will have the waiting period of approximately 3 to 6 months.

This car, with decent looks and great features, was launched with the 1.0- litre BoosterJet petrol engine under the name of Baleno RS some time back.Unlike this new Booster Jet engine Baleno , the older one had 1.2L K-Series Engine.

It may be noted that the company is selling this car under the banner of Nexa.            

The company had sold one lakh cars just in one year after the launch. Maruti Suzuki Baleno was first showcased at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, after which it was being expected that the car would be extremely popular. Seeing the demand and waiting period of the car, the company has set up a unit of its production, nevertheless its waiting period has not much reduced.   

Maruti Suzuki Baleno has powerful engine

Maruti Suzuki Baleno petrol engine has the highest demand in India, which is around 75 percent. It is noteworthy that the Maruti Suzuki Baleno is one of India’s first cars in which Apple CarPlay has been given. Both versions of this premium hatchback car have been given the 1.2- litre K-Series petrol engine and 1.3- litre DDiS diesel engine.

It can be noted that the company has recently launched the RS version of this car, in which the 1- liter BoosterJet engine has been installed. This turbocharged petrol engine produces 101 BHP of power at 5500 rpm and 150 Nm of peak torque at 1700 – 4500 rpm.

Main rivals of Maruti Suzuki Baleno

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is constantly in demand. People are ready for the waiting period of 3 to 6 months to buy it. The main rivals of this premium hatchback car are the Hyundai i20, the Volkswagen Polo and the Honda Jazz.