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Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Baleno 2018 Comparison: Price, Features, Specs Images & Mileage

Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Baleno 2018 Comparison: Price, Features, Specs Images & Mileage: – South Korean car manufacturer, Hyundai Motor India Ltd currently unveiled and launched the new Hyundai Elite i20 facelift in India and this entire event took place at the Auto Expo 2018. The Elite i20 is a premium hatchback which is all set to compete against its contemporary car brands which include, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz, Fiat Punto and the Ford Figo.

The Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Baleno car will be also the rival of the forthcoming Tata 45X premium hatchback that was recently displayed at the Expo.

Here are media reports and written take on a detailed comparison between the 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 facelift and its fiercest rival – the Maruti Suzuki Baleno – in terms of price, engine specs, features, and mileage.

Hyundai Elite i20 Features:

The new Hyundai Elite i20 is a decently feature rich car which is compared to the Baleno. Now, this car is not as loaded as the Maruti Baleno, but it is having some amazing and unique features like 6 airbags, rear AC vents, dual-tone interiors, cooled glove-box and passive cornering headlights among others.

This premium hatchback gets dual front airbags and ABS as standard across all the variants and engine options.

Other eye catchy features of the car Hyundai Elite i20 are, including, Automatic Climate Control system, parking sensors with Reverse Camera, Electrically Adjustable & Retractable ORVMs, Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel and Gear Knob and a touch-screen infotainment system with AVN and so on.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Features:

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is the most features rich premium hatchback which is declared in this segment and this one arrives with dual front airbags and ABS with EBD and ISOFIX child seat mounts which is as the standard across all the variants and engine options.

Some other notable features of the car Maruti Suzuki Baleno is including, auto dimming IRVM, Automatic Climate Control system, a 7-inch SmartPlay touch-screen infotainment system with support for Apple CarPLay and Android Auto, parking sensors with Reverse Camera, Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel and Gear Knob and Electrically Adjustable & Retractable ORVMs.

Hyundai Elite i20 Engine Specifications:

The new Hyundai Elite i20 facelift continues to receive the same 1.2L petrol and 1.4L diesel engine options, though, the company has ditched the 1.4L petrol AT altogether. In its place, Hyundai is all set introduces a new CVT transmission on the 1.2L petrol engine in May 2018.

This petrol variant is powered by a 1.2-litre Kappa with dual VTVT motor which is the capability of producing 82 BHP of maximum power along with 115 Nm of peak torque.

This is the diesel variant is powered by a 1.4-litre CRDi engine, that churns out 89 BHP which grabbed, the maximum number of power and 220 Nm of peak torque.

On the other side, the petrol engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox; the diesel motor is coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Engine Specifications:

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno will be all set to available in a choice of petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol variant is powered by a 1.2-litre K-series motor which will be churning out 83 BHP of maximum power along with 114 Nm of peak torque. The oil burner is powered by a 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine that is capable of producing 74 BHP of maximum power and 190 Nm of peak torque. Both the

Both these engines come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, while the 1.2L petrol motor also received an optional CVT automatic transmission.

Hyundai Elite i20 Mileage & Price Details:

Hyundai India till now doesn’t reveal the fuel economy figures of the new Hyundai Elite i20 facelift. Though, this is an old model delivered a fuel economy of 19.84 kmpl for the diesel variant and 16.32 kmpl for the petrol variant anyway.

The expectation mileage figures of the new model to be more or less very akin to the old model. As far as pricing is concerned, the new Hyundai Elite i20 has priced between INR 5.35 lakh to INR 9.15 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Mileage & Price Details:

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno delivers an ARAI tested fuel economy of 27.39 kmpl for the diesel manual variant and 21.4 kmpl for the petrol manual and automatic variants.

Regarding the pricing is concerned; the Maruti Suzuki Baleno is priced between INR 5.36 lakh to INR 8.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Verdict

Both the cars are on par with each other in terms of features and performance. At the same time as the Maruti Baleno is the most feature-rich among the two which offers decent performance, the Hyundai Elite i20 comes with unique features and a powerful diesel engine.

The Elite i20 also received a premium quality interiors and a well-laid cabin. The Maruti Baleno, on the other hand, is affordable and far more fuel efficient which is as per compared to the Elite i20 and also gets a CVT automatic transmission on the petrol variant.

There is no direct winner here but as per the comparison, both of the car Hyundai Elite i20 and Maruti Baleno is at the affordable and more fuel-efficient car.

If you are looking out for a powerful diesel motor, good quality, and premium interiors, then you should opt for both Hyundai Elite i20 and Maruti Baleno also.