Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs. Hyundai i20: Which One Offers Better Value for Money?

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Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs. Hyundai i20

Urban car buyers opt for a premium hatchback to combat traffic and fuel efficiency. With a solid combination of boot space, cabin comforts, safety features, and performance, premium hatchbacks are becoming the go-to car for urban car buyers. Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Hyundai i20 are fighting for the top spot in the premium hatchback segment. To get a fair idea of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno Vs Hyundai i20 comparison, we will go into details like features, safety ratings, performance figures, and comforts to help you make the best decision. 

Maruti Nexa Baleno Vs Hyundai i20 Price Comparison

Maruti Nexa Baleno Vs Hyundai i20 Price Comparison

Let’s compare the prices of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Hyundai i20 variants with petrol powertrains

Maruti Suuzki Baleno Manual Petrol Hyundai i20 Manual Petrol 
Variants  Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) Variants  Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Sigma 1.2-Litre  Rs 6,49,000 Magna 1.2-Litre Rs 7,45, 900
Delta 1.2-Litre  Rs 7,83,000 Sportz 1.2-Litre Rs 8,07,600
Zeta 1.2-Litre Rs 8,26,000 Sportz DT 1.2-Litre Rs. 8,22,600
Alpha 1.2-Litre Rs 9,21,000 Asta 1.2-Litre Rs 9,03,500
Asta (O) 1.2-Litre Rs 9,77 ,00
Asta (O) DT 1.2-Litre 9,92,300

With the petrol powertrain with a manual transmission, the Maruti Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2023 starts at Rs. 6.49 lakh and goes up to Rs. 9.21 lakh. On the other hand, the Hyundai i20’s petrol-manual range is between  Rs. 7.45 lakh and Rs. 9.92 lakh.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2023 Petrol automatic  Hyundai i20 automatic variants 
Variants  Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)  Variants  Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi) 
Delta Petrol AGS Rs 8,00,000 Sportz 1.2L Normal CVT Rs 9,11,400
Zeta Petrol AGS Rs 8,93,000 1.0T Sportz DCT Rs 10,15,600
Alpha Petrol AGS Rs 9,88, 000 1.2 Asta(O) iVT Rs 10,81,100
IVT 1.2 Asta(O) iVT Dual Tone Rs 10,96,100
GDi Petrol DCT 1.0T Asta(O) DCT Rs 11,72,800
GDi Petrol DCT 1.0T Asta(O) DCT DT Rs 11,87,800

Baleno automatic variants start from Rs 8.0 lakh with the top-end model priced at Rs 9.88 lakh. On the other hand, the i20 automatic variant starts from Rs 9.11 lakh and goes up to Rs 11.87 lakh. 

The Maruti Nexa Baleno CNG manual retails in 2 variants namely Rs. 8.30 lakh and Rs. 9.23 lakh. The i20 is not available in any CNG engine options.

Maruti Nexa Baleno Vs Hyundai i20 Dimension Comparison

Maruti Nexa Baleno Vs Hyundai i20 Dimension Comparison

The Baleno is 3990mm long, 1745mm wide, and 1500mm tall with the Baleno’s wheelbase at 2520mm long. The Hyundai i20 measures 3995mm long, 1775mm wide, and 1505mm tall with the wheelbase measuring 2580mm. Taking this into account, the Hyundai i20 offers a  stronger road presence than the Baleno.  The Baleno has a ground clearance of 170mm but the i20 figures have not been revealed yet. 

Maruti Baleno Vs Hyundai i20 Engine & Performance comparision

Maruti Baleno Vs Hyundai i20 Engine & Performance comparision

2023 Baleno houses an advanced 1.2-Liter K Series Dual Jet, Dual VVT Engine with Idle Start Stop (ISS) system under the hood. The Baleno hatchback churns out 89 bhp of maximum power and 113 Nm of peak torque. Transmission options are a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic. 

The Hyundai i20 retails with two engine options- 1.0L Turbo Petrol and a 1.2L Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine. The 1.0L Turbo Petrol engine comes with a 7-speed DCT Automatic transmission while the 1.2L Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine offers 5-speed Manual and CVT Automatic transmission.

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