New 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno – Compact high-tech hatchback

The Japanese company 2018-2019 Suzuki Motor Corporation officially introduced the new compact hatchback 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno model year at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September . The new compact hatchback 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno delight of European and Russian motorists modern design of the body, referred to as the producer of Liquid Flow (fluid flow), a rich basic equipment and high-quality interior, the presence of a super modern platform and high-tech engines, and hybrid SHVS system. The sales of the new 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno in Europe and Russia will be in spring , according to preliminary information, the price of new items will be from 12 thousand. Euro.


The newly 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno is the 2nd generation model in the product line of the Japanese company. The first generation model was produced in Japan from 1995 to 2002 with three bodies – hatchback, sedan, wagon. Depending on the region’s sales model was sold under the names of 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno, 2018-2019 Suzuki Esteem and 2018-2019 Suzuki Cultus. Interestingly, in India, the first generation of Baleno was made from 1999 to 2007 by the Maruti, and in the US from 1996 to 2001, for the local market Japanese CD produced and offered under the name of Chevrolet Cassia. That’s such an interesting history and the geography of the first generation of the 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno model.
The current second generation model is entering the market with a five-door hatchback and will be located in the European class B, perhaps in future there will be three-door hatchback and four-door sedan.

  • External dimensions of the new body, the 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno up to 3995 mm long, 1745 mm wide, 1470 mm height 2550 mm with a wheelbase of 120 mm and clearance.
  • In the presence of mild hybrid system SHVS cars clearance of 110 mm, and the body height – 1460 mm.
  • When installing tire size 175 / 65R15 on the steel 15-inch wheels track front and rear wheels – 1530 mm, in the presence of rubber 185 / 55R16 on alloy 16-inch wheels, respectively, of 1520 mm.

The new design style called Liquid Flow novelty manufacturer gives a very interesting and attractive appearance. Photo and video with images of the 2nd generation 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno featured in the survey, allow to consider carefully the car from all sides, to look into the cabin and trunk hatchback. New looks modern and fresh, original and stylish, charismatic and dynamic.
The front end with a compact and neat false radiator grille stylishly accentuated with chrome wings, large triangles headlamps with lens optics and bar LED running lights at the bottom edge, solid and powerful bumper with large air intake and classical roundels protivotumanok in the boxes.
Side hatchback looks very interesting: minimal overhangs, hood and a compact solid food, large side doors with a high window sill line and dressed in chrome door handles, compact, glazed, flat roof line, which passes into the rear rack with a strong inclination.
The rear of the hatch is typical for this type of body, but … how big and powerful bumper, which stylish ceiling marker lamps with LED filling and original graphics, and how great is inscribed into the overall picture of the stern compact tailgate with spoiler above the glass and a chrome bar on the glass surface and the metal border.
Especially pay attention to how soft (really like a liquid) flow on a body wave and rolls: with the front bumper on the wheel arches and the wings, then the flow moves across the surface of the door to the aft hatch with lush rear arches and runs on a powerful bumper.


We got carried away, however, the appearance of a new Japanese compact hatchback 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno second generation, completely forgetting to report that the novelty is based on the latest platform. The new platform is unique to the compact B-Class. On the one hand, the use of new trucks allowed to provide the best 10% performance rigidity in torsion and bending than the competition, and on the other hand, at 15% by mass (in detail acquainted with the design and structure of the new platform can be in the video clip) .
Interior of the new 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno thanks to the competent layout can accommodate five adult passengers and 355 liters of luggage. If necessary, the volume of the luggage compartment can be increased substantially by folding Split back seats and pushing the stop forward passenger seat.
Armchairs pore number of convenient and comfortable, with moderate lateral support and the dense packing. The passengers of the second row are offered at least comfortable seats, legroom enough by the standards of the class (between the backs of two rows of 805 mm).
Making front panel, center console, and the whole of the interior of the new five-door hatchback will appreciate the restraint and functionality, and most importantly, an array of modern advanced equipment.

In the presence of a stylish instrument panel with color multi-function LCD display trip computer, a solid multifunction steering wheel, 7-inch color touch screen multimedia system Smartphone Linkage Audio Display (audio, phone, navigation, rear view camera, connect the smartphone), the original control unit is climate setting with a round monochrome display, adaptive cruise control with acceleration function and braking, as well as the speed limit, Radar brake Support (warn the driver about the threat of a frontal collision, and, if necessary, independently applies the brakes and stop the vehicle), six airbags, ABS , EBD and ESP.

Specifications of the new 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno year. For the Japanese hatchback offers two petrol engines.

  • The first three-cylinder turbocharged 1.0-liter Boosterjet (110 hp 170 Nm), mated to a 5 speed manual and available as an option 6 automatic transmission.
  • The second option is the four-cylinder 1.2-liter Dualjet (89 hp 120 Nm) with a pair of 5-speed manual and CVT CVT.

Motor Dualjet is mild hybrid SHVS system with the Integrated Starter Generator and the Brake Energy Regeneration system, which helps the engine at a set speed, reduces fuel consumption and reduces CO2 emissions to 93 g / km (1.2 Dualjet without hybrid Assistant emitted into the atmosphere 101 g / km CO2). With the principle of Mild hybrid system from 2018-2019 Suzuki is conveniently accessed through the official video that shows the whole algorithm of the system.
Suspension of the second generation 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno traditional for the compact class, front mounted MacPherson strut, rear torsion beam.
This is such a stylish, comfortable and high-tech was the second 2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno. While it is difficult to say how will show itself in action innovative hybrid system SHVS, but the fact that we face the newest stylish hatchback is capable to compete with the Ford the Fiesta , the Honda the Jazz , of Opel the Corsa the E , the Mazda 2 and the Volkswagen the Polo – that’s for sure.

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2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno photo

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2018-2019 Suzuki Baleno photo salon

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