Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta Vs Swift VXI – Specs, Features, Price

Maruti suzuki baleno delta vs swift vxi

The Hyundai i20-rivaling Maruti Baleno is currently the best-selling hatchback in its segment and offers a VFM package to the buyers

Maruti recently launched the new Baleno in the Indian market to take on the rivals like the Tata Altroz, Hyundai i20 and Honda Jazz. While the Baleno offers an all-new cabin, fresh design, and more features, the prices of a few variants are similar to its sibling, the Maruti Suzuki Swift. If you are also confused between the two cars, here is a quick Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta Vs Swift VXI comparison where we compare the two cars and help you decide which one suits you better.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta Vs Swift VXI – Design And Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta Vs Swift VXI

The new Baleno comes with a host of updates in terms of exterior design that give it a fresh touch. The car, with its elegant and curved panels, does attract a lot of eyeballs on the roads and looks premium. Unlike the Swift, the Baleno is larger in dimensions and measures 3990 mm in length, 1745 mm in width, and 1500 in height. The wheelbase and the ground clearance are measured at 2520 mm and 170 mm respectively.

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The Maruti Swift on the other hand is a little compact when compared to the Baleno and boasts a sporty and aggressive styling. The Swift feels more energetic and youthful in terms of design. The dimensions of the Swift VXI stand at 3845 mm in length, 1735 mm in width, and 1530 mm in height. A quick comparison of the two cars is given below in the table:

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta Maruti Suzuki Swift VXI
3990 mm 3845 mm
1745 mm 1735 mm
1500 mm 1530 mm
2520 mm 2450 mm
Ground clearance
170 mm 165 mm
Boot Space
318 ltr 268 ltr

Engine, Gearbox, and Performance

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta Vs Swift VXI

Powering the Baleno and the Swift is the same 1.2L K-series petrol engine that churns out 66 kW @ 6000 rpm and 113 Nm of peak torque output. Both these engines are available either with a five-speed manual gearbox or a 5-speed AMT gearbox. The performance from this motor is decent while the refinement levels too are impressive and better than the rivals. It is however the Swift that offers slightly better performance and dynamics when compared to the Baleno. In all, both these cars will keep the buyers happy in terms of overall performance and fuel economy.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta Maruti Suzuki Swift VXI
Engine 1197 cc, 4-cylinder 1197 cc, 4-cylinder
Max. Power 66 kW at 6000 RPM 66 kW at 6000 RPM
Max. Torque 113 Nm at 4400 RPM 113 Nm at 4400 RPM
Transmission 5-speed manual/ 5-speed AGS 5-speed manual/ 5-speed AGS
Fuel Economy 22.35 (MT)/ 22.94 (AGS) 22.20 (MT)/ 23.76 (AGS)
Emission Norm BS6 BS6

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Price Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Delta Maruti Suzuki Swift VXI
Starting Price Rs 7,33,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 6,82,600 (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Final Verdict

Both, the Baleno Delta and the Swift VXI offer a similar package to the buyers and are powered by similar powertrain options. The features list too is similar but it is the Baleno that offers a more spacious and comfortable cabin to the buyers. The build quality is comparable. The Swift VXI however is significantly more affordable than the Baleno but it is the Baleno that offers a slightly better package to the buyers.

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.