1997 Suzuki Baleno GLX Estate 1.6L 8v
You can't buy a better car for the cost from the same year
The synchronize ring for the 2nd gear becomes bad for fast gearing between 1st and 2nd gearing at speeds over 35km/h. It sounds like a knock if you don't make the gearing slower.
I was really surprised when I noticed that the gasoline consumption was lower than the book told me. When I'm driving long distances, the fuel consumption is about 5.4 liters per 100km.
The car seems to be easy driving, even though it's an estate.
The engine is in good condition. No oil consumption or oil smelling from the exhaust system. Suzuki knows how to build engines with quality.
The Suzuki Baleno Estate is a comfortable car for weekends with the family and a lot of trunks.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 22nd August, 2004