Although the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Fronx are cars from different segments, the main factor that connects them is the same platform. The Fronx has the same underpinnings as the Baleno. So, there are a lot of similarities between both vehicles and especially when we talk about the two variants, which are the Baleno Zeta variant and the Fronx Delta variant, the decision becomes quite serious from a buyer’s perspective because both models have almost the same (Ex-showroom) price.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Fronx- Dimensions
Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Fronx- Exterior Profile
The Baleno features a large grille and swept-back LED headlights. Furthermore, when compared to the Fronx, the Baleno has a more simple design rather than an SUV look. The car has 16-inch alloy wheels and a conventional design with slim tail lamps at the back. Aside from that, the Baleno has a slightly larger boot space than the Fronx at 318 litres.
Fronx is, as previously stated, based on Baleno. The Fronx has a split grille and lower bumper headlights. The housing is similar to the Grand Vitara. Furthermore, the Fronx is outfitted with body cladding all around, giving it a more crossover and bold appearance. Fronx has a unique tailboard design with a connected LED taillamp and 16-inch alloy wheels. Furthermore, the Fronx has a boot space of 308 litres, which is slightly less than that of the Baleno.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta Variant vs Fronx Delta Variant- Features
Here is a list of the features available in the Baleno Zeta Variant-
- LED projector headlamps
- Auto headlamps with follow-me-home function
- 16-inch alloy wheels
- Chrome door handles
- Front center armrest with sliding function
- 60-40 rear seat split,
- Colour TFT display
- Rear seat adjustable headrest
- Front footwell lamp
- 7.0-inch infotainment system with SmartPlay Pro+
- Advanced voice assistant
- OTA upgrades
- Suzuki Connect and Alexa Connect
- Rear AC vents
- Driver seat height adjuster
- Telescopic steering wheel
- Start/stop button
- Rear wiper with washer
- 6 airbags
- Rearview camera
The Fronx Delta Variant, on the other hand, comes with the following features:
- Chrome garnish on the grille
- Turn indicators on wing mirrors
- 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment
- Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- SmartPlay Pro infotainment system
- Voice assistant features
- USB and Bluetooth connectivity
- Over-the-air updates
- 4-speaker sound system
- Electrically adjustable wing mirrors
- Steering wheel-mounted controls
Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Fronx- Engine/ Powertrain Options
Talking about the powertrain and gearbox, Baleno is offered with a single engine option – a 1.2-litre NA petrol engine with 89 bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque. Gearbox options include a 5-speed manual or an AMT transmission.
Talking about the Fronx, it will be available in two engine options – a 1.2-litre NA petrol engine and a 1.0-litre booster jet turbocharged petrol engine. This engine puts out 100 bhp of power and 148 Nm of torque. Gearbox options include a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta Variant vs Fronx Delta Variant- Pricing
The Baleno Zeta variant has an (Ex-showroom) price of Rs- 8.38 lakh, while the Fronx Delta variant has an (Ex-showroom) price of Rs- 8.33 lakh. In addition to this, one can choose the Fronx Delta Plus Variant, which costs Rs-8.72 lakh and includes some more conventional features.
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