We highlight the key differences to the outgoing model based on the recent Spy Shots

Maruti Suzuki have plans to launch a few new cars in India next year. We have already informed you about the new Vitara Brezzza SUV. Besides the new SUV, Maruti also has plans to add the facelift Baleno to its product line up as well.

The car was spotted a few times testing under full camouflage. These recent undisguised images of the hatchback give us some valuable information about the upcoming hatchback.

Here is the list of 5 new updates which you will find on the 2022 Baleno facelift.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Styling update

Here's What To Expect From The Upcoming 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno
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The new Baleno actually looks bigger and more premium than the pre-facelift hatchback because of the new body panels and its new exterior design

Almost all the body panels of the hatchback have changed, and it now actually looks more premium than the existing pre-facelift model. Talking about the updates, the new Baleno gets redesigned L-shaped swept-back headlamps. The LED headlamp unit features integrated LED daytime running lamps as well.

There is a new redesigned front bumper with black claddings housing the new fog lamps. We believe that the undisguised Baleno was a lower spec model expect the higher-spec variant to get chrome inserts. The clamshell bonnet looks flattered, which has helped add a sharp look to the front profile.

Here's What To Expect From The Upcoming 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno
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We have gone over the 2022 Baleno facelift in even more detail. Swipe up to read more.

The rear profile also gets redesigned LED taillamps, a high-mounted LED stop lamp, and a revised rear bumper. The updated hatchback will sport a new set of alloy wheels as well.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Interior

Here's What To Expect From The Upcoming 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno
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Besides the new steering wheel borrowed from the Swift, the highlight of the interior has to be the larger freestanding infotainment screen

Just like the exterior, things look equally premium inside the cabin as well. The facelift Baleno features a new dashboard design. It gets a new free-standing infotainment screen positioned in the middle of the dash, which looks bigger than the current 7.0-inch SmartPlay Studio system.

The updated Baleno and the Vitara Brezza will likely also get a new wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto tech.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Powertrain

Here's What To Expect From The Upcoming 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno
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The facelift Baleno will use the same 1.2-litre petrol engines that power the current model. The 1.2-litre VVT engine in its current state of tune makes about 82 bhp and 113 Nm of torque. The 1.2-litre Dualjet engine with SHVS mild-hybrid technology produces about 89 bhp and 113 Nm of peak torque.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Underpinning

Here's What To Expect From The Upcoming 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno
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Rumors suggest that the facelift Baleno will underpin the new Heartect platform that supports the newly launched new generation Celerio hatchback.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Launch Timeline and rivals

The updated Maruti Baleno will launch towards the first half of 2022. It will rival directly against the Hyundai i20 and the Tata Motors Altroz.

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Riju Ganguly
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