Maruti Baleno RS launched in high performance segment for RS 8.69 lakhs

Pavitra Shankhdhar March 3, 2017 Leave a Comment News
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Today, Maruti launched Baleno RS into a high-performance segment. The company brings 1.0 litre Boosterjet Direct Injection Turbo Charged engine – which delivers 30% more torque and 20% more power than a 1.2 litre petrol engine. The ‘RS’ stands for ‘Road Sport’. Maruti keeps introductory price of Baleno RS to Rs 8.69 lakh (Ex-Showroom Delhi). Boosterjet Turbo Charged will provide effortless driving inside city and on highways with high performance. People who want extra performance with good mileage, Baleno RS is a perfect option for them.

While Presenting the Baleno RS, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa said: “With the path-breaking 1.0 litre Boosterjet Maruti Suzuki marks its entry in the high performance segment. The 1.0 litre Boosterjet Direct Injection Turbo Charged engine delivers outstanding power, which is 20% more, than a conventional 1.2 litre petrol engine. At the same time, torque is over a wide range of RPM and is 30% higher than a conventional 1.2 litre petrol engine. Baleno RS is for the performance enthusiasts who seek more power, throttle response and excitement in their day-to-day driving.”


The Maruti Baleno RS  comes with 5 speed manual transmission and is powered by 1.0 litre Boosterjet engine which delivers 102PS power @5500 rpm and it produces 150 Nm torque at 1700-4500 rpm. This is most powered petrol car from Maruti in India.

baleno rsengine

Engine 1.0-litre petrol
Transmission 5-speed manual
Power 101bhp @ 5500rpm
Torque 150Nm @ 1700-4500rpm
Bore x Stroke 73 x 79.5 mm


The Baleno RS comes with Chrome door handles, Chrome accent front grille and Back door spoiler which make it beautiful and attractive.

ORVMs and bumpers matche with body colour. Turn indicators are adjusted on ORVMs itself. Daytime Running Lamps and Rear Combination Lamps are compiled with LED. Black Alloy Wheels gives Sporty look to Baleno RS. Other exteriors are Projector headlamps and UV Cut Glass (Front doors + Rear doors + Qtr glass) consolidated on car.


Interior is looking spacious, beautiful and attractive. Inside door handles and tipped parking brake coated with metal finish. The Baleno RS is packed with Glove box illumination, Luggage room illumination and Front foot well illumination. Steering wheel is wrapped with Leather sheet. Multi Information Speedometer Display comes with colored TFT.

Safety and Security

The Maruti Baleno RS is launched with advanced safety norms including pedestrian safety, side and frontal offset impact and packed with lots of security features:

  • Anti-theft security system
  • Front disc brakes
  • Rear disc brakes
  • Front fog lamps
  • Auto headlamps
  • parking sensors
  • parking camera
  • Pinch guard power window (Driver)
  • Child seat tether anchorages
  • Auto diming IRVM
  • Driver side seat belt reminder
  • Rear wiper & washer
  • Rear defogger
  • Dual horn
  • Headlamp leveling


Baleno RS is packed with Smart Play Infotainment System through which you can control audio and navigation features. You can connect your smartphone by using Bluetooth, AUX & USB or you can use your smartphone as Remote Control through Smartphone App.  You can control audio Steering mounted audio control.

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  • Smart Play Infotainment System
  • Bluetooth
  • AUX & USB
  • Steering mounted audio control
  • Navigation system
  • Voice command
  • Smartphone Connect/Apple CarPlay
  • Remote Control through Smartphone App

Mruti Baleno RS Features:

  • Central locking
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Front power windows
  • Rear power windows
  • Auto-up power window (Driver)
  • Electrically foldable ORVMs
  • Telescopic steering
  • Tilt steering
  • Front seat adjustable headrest
  • Rear seat adjustable headrest
  • Auto AC
  • Follow me home/lead to vehicle
  • Front center armrest with storage
  • 60:40 Split seat (Rear)
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Front and rear accessory socket
  • Push start/stop with smart key

Mruti Baleno RS Specifications:

Length 3,995 mm
Height 1,510 mm
Width 1,745 mm
Boot Space 339 litres
Wheel Base 2,520 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm

Color variant:

• Fire Red
• Pearl Arctic White
• Premium Urban Blue
• Premium Silver
• Granite Grey
• Ray Blue
• Autumn Orange

You can check more about on official website.


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Pavitra Shankhdhar

Pavitra is a tech writer, passionate about gadgets and cars. He is the brain behind the Wheelyard. His dream is drive supercars.


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