If you are looking to buy a new hatchback, we have compiled a list of launches that are expected to happen next year. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno, which is already selling like hotcakes, will be accompanied by a performance-centric Baleno RS that comes with a new 3-cylinder Boosterjet turbo-petrol engine. The other highly anticipated launch is that of the new-generation Maruti Suzuki Swift. Based on the Balenoâ€™s platform, the new-gen Swift will feature a new design and will also come with additional features. The facelifts that will be coming next year include the new Hyundai Grand i10 and the Chevrolet Beat.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS
Estimated price: Rs 8.5-9.0 lakh
Maruti Suzuki will be bringing a performance-spec variant called the Baleno RS. The company already showcased the Baleno RS concept at the 2016 Auto Expo. It will be powered by a new 3-cylinder Boosterjet turbo-petrol engine that makes 112PS and 175Nm and will come paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. The Baleno RS will compete with the likes of the Volkswagen Polo GT TSI and Fiat Punto Abarth in India. Get all the details of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS here.