2020 Suzuki Baleno Series 2 revealed, arrives in August

June 14, 2019

The new-look 2020 Suzuki Baleno Series 2 has been revealed, bringing in some light design changes, more standard kit for some, and new exterior colour options.

Suzuki Australia confirms the new model will go on sale here later this year. The local lineup with span from the GL manual, GL auto, to the top GLX auto – there’s no mention of the GLX Turbo. All models feature a carry-over engine, which is a 1.4-litre petrol producing 68kW and 130Nm. It comes with an official combined cycle fuel economy average of 5.1L/100km for the manual and 5.4L/100km for the auto.

Some of the highlight changes include a new front grille, updated front and rear bumper bars, and new-look 15-inch hub caps for the GL and 16-inch alloy wheels for the GLX. The GLX also receives UV protection windscreen and LED headlights with auto levelling.

As for the interior, there’s a new door trim and new fabric for the seats. Speaking about the new model, Suzuki Australia general manager for automobile, Michael Pachota, said:

“A welcome improvement has been introduced in the series two with a sleek but aggressive sporty aesthetic, amongst other additions. The new look design successfully freshens up the Baleno and remains perfectly fit in our Suzuki model line-up for the Australian automotive market.”

The 2020 Suzuki Baleno will come with a five-year capped-price service warranty program. GL variants are scheduled to arrive in August, while the GLX arrives in September. See below for the starting prices (excluding on-roads), and further below for the exterior colours that will be on offer:

2020 Suzuki Baleno GL M/T: $15,990
2020 Suzuki Baleno GL A/T: $16,990
2020 Suzuki Baleno GLX A/T: $18,990

  • Fire Red
  • Arctic White
  • Granite Gray Metallic
  • Stargraze Blue Metallic
  • Premium Silver Metallic

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.