5 Reasons on how Baleno is far Better than Swift Dzire

Baleno Waiting Period

Swift Dzire has been a very successful entry level sedan, it has been consistently present in top 5 cars sold every month. Almost 20000 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire are sold every month. Which is undoubtedly great. Swift Dzire is a symbol of trust in Indian car market, it symbolizes trust of great service by maruti, Easier availability of spare parts, Low maintenance cost.

Baleno has been a new entry by Maruti Suzuki, it is the first car to be exported from India to Japan and other European countries. Maruti started a new chain of Nexa Showrooms to sell these cars. Within 1 month of launch Baleno was one of the top 10 cars sold per month. Currently the booking period  is almost 6-7 months.

Competition to Baleno is tough but in my opinion its better than Swift Dzire in may aspects. So for a buyer i would suggest Baleno is price is almost the same.

Let us compare Baleno with Swift Dzire.


Though Look and feel is a matter of personal experience everyone should agree that the fluid design of baleno is more soothing as compared to traditional looking swift dzire.



Swift Dzire Looks Comparison with BalenoSafety Features

Baleno is one the cars with Standard Safety features like ABS (Anti Lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brake Force Distribution) and Dual Air Bag (Driver and Co-Driver) standard across all the models. So even if you purchase base model of Baleno i.e sigma 1.2 you will have all the standard safety features. So no extra cost for safety.

Where as in Other Maruti Cars you pay extra for safety features for example the major difference between top model of Swift Dzire Second top model (Vxi or Vdi) and top model (Zxi  or Zdi ) is security features, and top model costs almost 80 thousand costlier.

So, if you one concerned about safety of yourself and your loved one and tight in budget, Baleno is better option.

Read Safety Features of Baleno here

Tried and Tested Engine

There is a common suggestion that follows launch of a new car i.e look for reviews, check how the engine works etc. You need not to worry about it’s as it have same engine 1.2 liter engine made by fiat which is used in swift dzire.

So both the cars have same engine. Baleno being lighter than Swift by almost 100 kg its pickup is good and ride is more lighter.

Better Interiors

Baleno interior

Interior of Baleno is more impressive. It’s black color gives it sports look.

  • Apple Car Play so you can Make calls, send and receive messages, browse music and even use Siri, just by using your smartplay.
  • Steering mounted audio and video Control: Through the voice command feature, give verbal commands for navigation, playing music and phone calls.

Maruti is not known for smooth ride. But buttery smooth handling of Baleno is comparable to that of Hyundai.

Other Features: Baleno is far Better than Swift Dzire

Baleno Swift Dzire
Brake Assistance Yes No
Central Locking Keyless Remote
Steering Adjustment Tilt & Telescopic Tilt only
Parking Sensors Rear No
Parking Assist Reverse Camerea No
Anti-glare Mirrors Electronic – Internal Only Manual – Internal Only
Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel Yes No
Leather-wrapped Gear Knob Yes No
Driver Armrest Yes No
Interiors Single Tone Double Tone
Rear Armrest No Yes
Split Rear Seat 60:40 Split No
Rear Wiper Yes No
One Touch Up Driver No
One Touch Down No Driver
Headlamp Projector Conventional
Follow Me Home Headlamps Yes No
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Tail Lamps LET Conventional
Display Touch Screen No
GPS Navigation System Yes No
Trip Meter Electronic 2 trips No
Gear Indicator Yes No
Shift Indicator Yes No
Instantaneous consumption Yest No

When you will go through the above list you will feel pity to those who are still buying swift dzire out of their prejudice.

Don’t be a fool and buy Baleno.


  1. Sir m going to buy baleno but few days ago i hear that there is a defect in baleno of voice during break any many other prblms. So m hesistating to buy.. plz sir do clear me that what is wrong.. I have already book baleno

      • I have booked baleno before four month .but now I came to know that there are some technical problem with this car . Pleasa give your suggestions

        • If you feel so you are free to cancel your booking and opt for Swift Dzire. However Baleno is one of the best cars in the segment and my advice would be to stick to baleno.

      • hi sir , I need to know which one can buy baleno or swift dezire . i want to book baleno delta diesel but confused for premier facility available or not than upper version of baleno or swift desire zdi.
        please guide me I want to make decision.
        please guide.

  2. Sir toyota too much good MARUTI diesel filter replacement after 2 lac kilometres cooling oil replacement 1.6 lac kilometres services cost 2500-3000 rupy between only why I purchased this teen ka diba this 1300cc toyota 1400cc my friend drive 3.50 lac kilometres he pay service cost only 3500 hundred only wander full warranty one lac kilometres or 3 years both r Japanese brand

  3. Sir,I have booked Baleno delta,but I read some reviews and most of the people said about the poor suspensions…should i go for Baleno or go for swift desire..

  4. I heard from baleno users that there is suspension issue in rear seat of baleno..it is not comfortable at all.plz give some suggestion. Bcoz I had booked baleno delta petrol ⛽️

  5. sir what is the problem with baleno in rear tyres and back suspension. please clear my doubt. is it better than swift Dzire in petrol version.
    a lot of thanks.


  7. Sir, i’m planning to buy baleno delta(p) or swift dzire(vxi) . but, i heard the suspensions of baleno are not upto the mark and sitting in the rear seat is uncomfort due to under thigh support.. so, pls suggest me with best choice.. moreover this is my first car i’m goin to buy, so i don’t want to invest on wrong product..

  8. I am confused to selection in Baleno delta petrol & Swift desire vxi petro,
    so tell which is the best for me in both options like mileage/maintenance after sales services/comfortable driving/ space etc

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