Suzuki Baleno 2005 Prices in Pakistan, Pictures and Reviews

( 1st Generation )

Suzuki Baleno

Suzuki Baleno Overview

The 1st Generation Suzuki Baleno was introduced in 1998. Suzuki Baleno (1998-2005) is a front engine, front wheel drive subcompact sedan. Suzuki Baleno 1st Generation received a facelift that improved the minimalistic and restrained looks of the pre-facelift model that the majority of the customers preferred. The 1st Generation Suzuki Baleno was available in 7 different variants including Gli, GXi, JXL, GL, JXR, Sport and GTi 1.6. The price of the Suzuki Baleno was fairly competitive when compared to other models in the same class.


Suzuki Baleno 1st Generation features a fairly restrained and minimalistic design language. The front end of Suzuki Baleno features angular trapezium styled side swept headlights, a rectangular grille with a chrome accent and dual air intakes on the front bumper. The rear end houses angular trapezium styled taillights and an outward sticking rear bumper. The facelift Suzuki Baleno featured a series of cosmetic upgrades, the front end housed new sleek angular headlights, angular trapezium grille with a chrome accent and an outward sticking bumper. All variants of the Suzuki Baleno feature identical styling. The overall exterior of the Suzuki Baleno 1st Generation features a fairly restrained design language that is familiar for a sedan designed in the late nineties.


The interior of the 1st Generation Baleno comprises of dark grey plastic trim pieces. The front and rear seats are covered in fabric. Standard features include air conditioning, cup holders. Power lock doors, power steering, a stereo speaker system and a tachometer. The overall interior of the Suzuki Baleno is quite spacious and comfortable.


1.3 Liter DOHC 16 Valve Inline-4 
1.5 Liter SOHC 16 Valve Inline-4

5-Speed Manual Transmission.


The 1st Generation Suzuki Baleno can achieve an average of 10KM/L making for an average range of 500KM/L from the compact sedans 50 Liter fuel tank.


The main competitors of the 1st Generation Suzuki Baleno are the Honda City, Honda Civic, Mitsubishi Lancer and Nissan Sunny


1298cc DOHC 16 valve with 5-speed MT
1590cc DOHC 16 valve with 5-speed MT

5-Speed MT

Pros & Cons

Good performance
Good comfort level
Above par handling capabilities 

Faulty ignition coils issue 

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Awesome car in this price range 4 to 6 lacs . and features & road grip Ac/Heater wise. Ground clearance awesome. fuel economy not good.if you are looking for a sedan then buy this car. Cng performa...

design is ok. Build quality is solid. Road grip good. Fuel with AC is 13km/l on 80 speed or 2.3k RPM. AC is good. Head lights visibility is bad as old car. Suspenssion is average. Power window & s...

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