Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

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India's leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) have sold one lakh units of its premium hatchback, the Baleno in the country.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

The Baleno, which was launched back in October 2015 has been one of the top selling models for Maruti Suzuki and has been dominating the segment.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

Apart from the domestic sales, 33,800 Baleno's have been exported across the globe, including Japan and Europe.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

Besides the one lakh units sold, many customers have placed orders for the premium hatch and deliveries will be carried out in next few months.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

As the symbol of Make-in-India initiative, the Baleno is manufactured in India. The premium hatchback is the first car to be exported from India to Japan.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

The Baleno is also exported to Europe, Australia, Latin America and New Zealand. Maruti Suzuki also plans to export the car to more than 100 international markets.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

On achieving this feat, Maruti Suzuki's Executive Director Marketing & Sales, R S Kalsi, said, "Baleno is one of the big success stories of the Indian auto industry."

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

He added, "Baleno carries our new design philosophy and is equipped with several high-end features and technologies like Apple CarPlay that have attracted young customers."

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Achieves 1 Lakh Domestic Sales

He further said, "Our engineers have ensured that built on an innovative new platform, Baleno offers superior ride and handling, besides best-in-class fuel efficiency. Safety features like dual airbags and ABS with EBD are standard in Baleno - another first for this segment. It is truly a symbol of Make-in-India."

 
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Story first published: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 15:40 [IST]
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