Maruti Suzuki Baleno has crossed six lakh units of sales in the Indian market. Having achieved this achievement in just 44 months of record time, the hatchback has become India’s fastest car. Baleno’s market share in the premium hatchback segment is 27 percent, which includes Honda Jazz, Volkswagen Polo and Hyundai i20. It is currently one of the best-selling cars in the country and since its launch in October 2015, it is consistently in the list of top 10 cars in India.
Thanking the customers for their support to Maruti Suzuki India Limited Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, Shri Shashank Srivastava, Baleno, Baleno said that Baleno is India’s most favorite premium hatchback. Continuous alignment with customers’ expectations and wishes, with periodic upgrades in terms of technology, has kept Baleno leading to customer’s decisions. The Next Generation Smart Hybrid recently introduced on Baleno is echoed with the requirement of customers for contemporary technology. The only milestone of 6 million units cumulative sales in record time of 44 months clearly reflects the popularity of Balano. We thank our customers for their continued support, which has helped Baleno make the industry’s fastest 6 million sales milestone.
Maruti Baleno has been specially developed in the production facility of the company while exporting to many international markets in India. Hatch is sold through more than 360 Maruti Suzuki NeXA outlets in more than 200 cities. It recorded an impressive growth of 11.5 percent in 2018-19. Recently, the company introduced Next Generation Smart Hybrid technology with the new DUALJET, DUAL VVT engine in Baleno, making it the first time in India with BS VI Compliant hatchback for the first time in India. Maruti also introduced the option of CVT transmission with a new 17.78cm capacitive touch smartplay infotainment system, multi-information display and new-gen model.