Suzuki has introduced the 2019 Suzuki Jimny and the Jimny Sierra in the Japanese market. Prices of the new Jimny fall in the range of 14,58,000-19,06,200 JPY (Rs 9.06 lakh – Rs 11.85 lakh) and the Jimny Sierra costs between 17,60,400-20,62,800 JPY (Rs 10.94 lakh – Rs 12.82 lakh). The carmaker claims that the small off-roader can “overcome muddy pits” and “manoeuvre through dense woods and massive rocks”.
Design of the new 2019 Suzuki Jimny seems inspired by the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen. The SUV carries Suzuki’s signature design elements such as LED headlamps with washers, front grille with vertical openings, clamshell bonnet, drip rail and rear combination lamps gathered at the rear bumper. Read: New Maruti WagonR – 5 Interesting Facts
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Dimensionally, the 2019 Suzuki Jimny is shorter by 155mm and narrower (by 170mm) than the Jimny Sierra. It also sits 5mm lower. The former measures 3,395mm in length, 1,475mm in width and has a ground clearance of 205mm. Read – New Maruti Suzuki Small Car To Launch Soon
Interior of the Suzuki’s new off-roader has simple and practical layout. It gets a touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control and digital driver information display. Safety duties on the SUV are taken care of by dual sensing brake support (DSBS) system, anti-lock braking system (ABS), shock absorbing seat design, forward braking assist, electronic stability program (ESP) and six airbags. Read: 5 Reasons why Maruti Vitara Brezza Is India’s Best-selling Compact SUV
In Japan, the new 2019 Suzuki Jimny has been made available in three variants – XG, XL and XC. All trims are packed with a 0.7-litre, three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that’s good enough for 64PS and 96Nm of torque. The Jimny Sierra, on the other hand, derives its power from the naturally aspirated 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol motor churning out a maximum power of 102PS (100bhp) at 6,000rpm and 130Nm of peak torque at 4,000rpm. Read: Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars in India
Transmission options on offer are a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic unit. It gets part-time 4WD system with low range transfer gear. The top speed of the off-roader stands at 145kmph. The 2019 Suzuki Jimny is 15 percent lighter than its predecessor, thus making it more fuel efficient than before.
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