The cars are quite popular due to their affordable prices, but questions are often raised regarding their safety. However, now the company is working on the safety of the vehicles. Recently updated Maruti Baleno. Now some segment first safety features have been added to this car.
Nexa is the largest selling car through the dealership. Earlier it was an entry level car from Maruti like Swift, Alto and WagonR. However, now its version which came under Toyota-Maruti partnership is much better.
New safety features added to Maruti Baleno
3-point seatbelts have been added for the rear middle seat passengers. Adjustable headrest has also been added for this seat. According to the company, both these are segment-first features. Soon these features will also be added to Toyota Glanza. It is believed that the company has made these changes due to the upcoming safety rules.
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Apart from this, safety features like hill hold, electronic stability program, 360 degree camera, four airbags, high speed alert, reverse parking camera, seat belt reminder, brake assist, are already present in Maruti Baleno.
Seat belts are mandatory for rear seat passengers
Last year, the Government of India made it mandatory for the rear seat occupants to wear seat belts as well. Although it is not mandatory to install 3-point seat belts for the middle seat occupants, but it is expected to be implemented in the coming times. In such a situation, Maruti has already made preparations for this. It is expected that in the coming time, Maruti will also update the safety of other Nexa cars.
Maruti Baleno Price
The good thing is that even after the safety update, the price of Maruti Baleno has not increased. Its price still starts from Rs. 6.61 lakhs and goes up to Rs. 9.88 lakhs (ex-showroom).