2021 Suzuki Baleno price and specs

Suzuki’s small Baleno hatch has had a price increase of $1750 across the range, but has no new standard features.

Comments
Previous News
2022 Skoda Fabia interior sketched out
2022 Skoda Fabia interior sketched out
Jack Quick
Jack Quick
Journalist
Published

The 2021 Suzuki Baleno has seen a price increase for 2021, but carries on with an unchanged spec.

Starting at $17,740 before on-road costs, the Baleno has experienced $1750 price increases across the range.

This model is Suzuki’s cheapest vehicle in Australia, and competes with the likes of the Kia Rio, MG MG3, and the Mazda 2.

Pricing

  • 2021 Suzuki Baleno GL manual: $17,740
  • 2021 Suzuki Baleno GL automatic: $18,740
  • 2021 Suzuki Baleno GLX automatic: $20,740

All prices exclude on-road costs.

Engine

Used across the 2021 Suzuki Baleno range is a 1.4-litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine producing 68kW of power and 130Nm of torque.

It’s mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed torque-converter automatic transmission in the GL. The GLX is only offered with the automatic.

Fuel Economy

The 2021 Suzuki Baleno in manual guise consumes a claimed 5.1L/100km on the combined cycle, whereas the auto consumes 5.4L/100km.

All run on 91 RON regular unleaded petrol and have a 37L fuel tank.

Dimensions

The 2021 Suzuki Baleno measures in at 3995mm long, 1745mm wide and 1470mm tall.

It is larger than both the Suzuki Swift and Ignis models, yet is cheaper to purchase.

Kerb weight for the manual model is 895kg and the automatic is 915kg.

With the second row of seats up there is 355L of storage in the boot, increasing to 756L with the seats folded.

Braked towing capacity for the Baleno is 1000kg.

Servicing and Warranty

Servicing for the 2021 Suzuki Baleno is required every 12 months or 15,000km.

Pricing is capped for the first five services that are the following:

12 months/15,000km$239
24 months/30,000km$329
36 months/45,000km$499
48 months/60,000km$329
60 months/75,000km$239

The 2021 Suzuki Baleno comes with a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty.

Safety

The 2021 Suzuki Baleno doesn’t have a rating from ANCAP, though it was tested by Euro NCAP in 2016.

It received a three-star safety rating where it got an 80 per cent score for adult occupant protection, 73 per cent for child occupant protection, 65 per cent for pedestrian protection, and a 25 per cent safety assist score.

Suzuki says there are no plans to have it reassessed by ANCAP.

All Baleno models come standard with front, side, and curtain airbags.

There’s no autonomous emergency braking in this model in any trim level.

Standard Equipment

The base 2021 Suzuki Baleno GL comes with the following standard features:

  • 15-inch steel wheels with hub caps
  • 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display
  • Satellite navigation
  • Wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Six speakers
  • Voice command interface
  • Bluetooth and iPod connectivity
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 12V power outlet
  • Automatic headlights
  • Fog lights
  • Daytime running lights
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Cruise control
  • Rear privacy glass

Stepping up to the top-of-the-range GLX trim gets you the following:

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Keyless entry and start
  • Climate control
  • LED headlights
  • Tilt and telescopic steering column adjustment
  • Built-in mirror indicator lights
  • Chrome door handles
  • Disc brakes on all four wheels

Metallic paint is an additional $500.

MORE: Suzuki Baleno news and reviews

Share
Link copied!
Jack Quick
Jack Quick

Jack Quick is an emerging automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Jack recently graduated from Deakin University and has previously competed in dance nationally. In his spare time, Jack likes to listen to hyperpop and play Forza Horizon.

Learn about CarExpert or contact CarExpert.

Also on CarExpert

Subscribe to our ad-free weekly newsletter