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Suzuki Baleno

GL Car Review

NRMA Motoring Date: 1 1999

The Baleno range of cars was the first entry in class to be released in Australia by the vehicle manufacturer, Suzuki. The followed a long line of cars and four wheel vehicles which have Suzuki build a good for reliability and durability.

The small-medium car is one of the most competitive segments of the new car in Australia due to the large number of on offer. In order to gain an many manufacturers have the value of their models by additional equipment at no cost, and the Baleno model is no exception.

The new Suzuki Baleno is the first since its introduction to the Australian a few years earlier. The new model is by a revised frontal appearance and a number of previously optional now standard on all Baleno models.

New bumper, grille panel and asymmetrical headlights complete the end facelift and combine to give the a modern and distinctive appearance. the styling still tends to be conservative by current new car standards.

The vehicle evaluated for this was a new Suzuki Baleno GLX sedan with an automatic transmission. The GLX is fitted as standard with air power steering, digital cassette with four power windows, adjustable column, central locking, mirrors, tachometer, clock, trim, intermittent windscreen carpets and a left foot for the driver.

Pricing is one area has come in for close scrutiny in an to make the Baleno more within the small-medium car market. As a the automatic Baleno GLX sedan now for $21,490, while the five manual version of the GLX sedan is at $19,990. The new prices represent an saving of $2500 over the Baleno!

The Suzuki Baleno is generally a built car, although it to provide the same solid often found in many built small cars. fit and exterior paint finish found to be of good quality; the exterior colour did not extend to the engine bay and the internal boot

The Baleno sedan has good space on offer despite only a small-medium sized Front seat occupants good head and leg room, comfort could be further by a more shapely seat provides better support. adults should find the rear seating positions adequate space even the front seats in their rearward position.

The boot is of sufficient size to allow a amount of luggage space and a fold rear seat adds a further element of not often found in sedans.

The Baleno has clearly laid out and the controls are light and simple to Overall, the Baleno is an easy car to assisted by good visibility the driver’s seat.

The 1.6 litre engine produces a power output for its size of kW and tends to be a little harsh revved high in its rev range. on the road the Baleno provides performance for its class. The automatic is smooth in operation and generally matched to the power and torque of the engine.

However, the automatic was a lazy to kick down out of preferring to labour the engine in the gear which was to the detriment of speed.

The Suzuki Baleno was found to be a sure-footed car around town, uneven surfaces with a of fuss. At highway speeds the was equally stable and at all times predictable handling characteristics.

The main changes to the new Suzuki include a revised front end air conditioning as standard equipment and a selling price.

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