Images of 2022 Maruti Suzuki Baleno hit the internet, the hatchback's interior will be completely revamped

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Maruti Suzuki is all set to introduce its premium hatchback Baleno in a new avatar soon. It has also been seen many times during testing. Recently, pictures of 2022 Baleno have surfaced in which its clear look is visible.

The country's largest automaker is preparing to introduce a new avatar of its premium hatchback Maruti Suzuki Baleno, which is likely to arrive in early 2022. The 2022 Maruti Baleno facelift has been spied testing twice. According to media reports, this time clean interior pictures of the updated model have been leaked on the internet. The interior photos confirm that the 2022 Maruti Baleno facelift will get an all-new interior, which is premium and feature-loaded. The premium hatch will get a completely redesigned dashboard layout along with a new central console. It also gets a new floating touchscreen infotainment system and a central console.

The dashboard has been finished in dual-tone with metallic accents. The touchscreen unit will come with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay with navigation and voice assist. The hatchback is most likely to offer connected car technology. Spy images show that it also gets a multifunction flat-bottom steering wheel. It will also get cruise control and a semi-digital instrument console.

The push-button engine start/stop system has also been replaced in the 2022 Maruti Baleno facelift. It gets powered side door mirrors, keyless entry, height-adjustable driver seat, adjustable headrest, and many more. For safety, the new model will get dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, reversing camera, seat belt alert, speed alert, and other features as standard.

Some spy images suggest that the Baleno facelift will come with a significantly updated design. It is likely to get a more prominent grille and front bumper, new headlamps with LED DRLs, and new LED tail lamps, and a revised bumper. There will not be much change in the side profile except for the new alloy wheels.

Talking about the engine, no updates are expected in it. The 2022 Maruti Baleno is most likely to come with the 1.2L naturally aspirated petrol engine and 1.2L dual-jet petrol engine with SHVS mild hybrid system. Its first engine is capable of producing 83bhp and 110Nm of torque, while the second motor provides 89bhp and 110Nm of torque. Both manual and automatic gearbox options will be offered for transmission. The current model is available in the price bracket of Rs 5.98 lakh to Rs 9.44 lakh. There may be a slight increase in the prices of the new model.