Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now wirelessly supported by the Maruti Suzuki Baleno

News Summary:

  • Baleno 2022 arrives with a new tech-savvy avatar aimed at a new generation and younger buyers. Equipped with first-in-segment functions such as head-up display, Suzuki Connect, and 360-degree camera. Heads-up displays show drivers all important driving information to avoid distractions. A 360-degree camera can help you in traffic jams and parking. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is equipped with an Advanced KSeries dual jet, dual VVT engine that delivers 113 Nm of torque at 4400 rpm and 66 kW peak power at 6000 rpm. Baleno specifies 22.35 km/l for the manual transmission variant and 22.94 km/l for the AGS variant.

  • Maruti Suzuki presents a software update for the new generation Maruti Suzuki Baleno. This update brings support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to the hatchback’s 9-inch SmartPlay Pro+ infotainment system. Available for top-spec Zeta and Alpha variants of the Baleno hatchback, it will be rolled out as an over-the-air (OTA) update. Maruti Suzuki Baleno’s Apple CarPlay and Android Auto wireless connectivity brings turn-by-turn navigation to his MID in the heads-up display and instrument cluster. As a reminder, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno was launched in early February this year.

The Baleno 2022 features a 5-speed manual gearbox and an improved AGS (Automatic Gear Shift) transmission. Safety-wise, the hatchback he comes with six airbags, anti-hill control and many other safety features. The 2022 Baleno gets a wide front grill branded with Suzuki logos, DRL taillights and aluminum wheels. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno has a starting price of INR 6.5 lakh (from showroom). There are four variations: sigma, delta, zeta and alpha. The price of the top model is 9.49 million rupees (ex-showroom). The hatchback competes with the Toyota Granza.

Maruti Suzuki has introduced a similar update to the Maruti Suzuki Brezza. It is speculated that the company could also install it on the Maruti Suzuki XL6.