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Business News/ Auto News / Maruti Suzuki’s Thar rival five-door Jimny SUV launched: Details on price, features and more

Maruti Suzuki’s Thar rival five-door Jimny SUV launched: Details on price, features and more

Maruti Suzuki Jimny is a five-door SUV that competes directly with Mahindra Thar

Maruti Suzuki Jimny's top-end variant costs  ₹15.05 lakh (ex-showroom) (Maruti Suzuki)Premium
Maruti Suzuki Jimny's top-end variant costs 15.05 lakh (ex-showroom) (Maruti Suzuki)

Maruti Suzuki Jimny is now official in the country. First showcased at Auto Expo 2023, the auto manufacturer has finally announced the price of its five-door SUV. The base model of Maruti Suzuki Jimny is priced at 12.74 lakh (ex-showroom). Bookings for the SUV started in January this year. Deliveries will begin today.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny (5-door) will be available in Zeta and Alpha variants with Automatic and Manual transmission choices. The auto manufacturer says that the SUV takes forward NEXA’s design philosophy of ‘Crafted Futurism’, bolstering the three key pillars of NEXpression, NEXtech and NEXperience.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny: Variant-wise price

Maruti Suzuki Jimny price
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Maruti Suzuki Jimny price

Announcing the prices of the Jimny, Mr. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “We are privileged to introduce the legendary Jimny, a symbol of adventure, into the Indian market. With its timeless design and exceptional off-road capabilities powered by Suzuki's ALLGRIP PRO (4WD) technology, the Jimny has been breaking stereotypes for over 5 decades since its global debut in 1970. The launch of Jimny (5-door) marks an exhilarating milestone in our SUV portfolio and will play an important role in our goal of becoming the country’s largest SUV maker. We are delighted with the response it has received from both prospective customers and critics alike. We are confident that Jimny will empower customers to explore uncharted territories and power through all obstacles with a #NeverTurnBack attitude."

Maruti Suzuki Jimny: Performance

Maruti Suzuki Jimny is powered by 1.5L K-series engine with Idle Start Stop. It is capable of delivering maximum power of 77.1kW@6000rpm and max torque of 134.2Nm@4000rpm.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny (5-door)
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Maruti Suzuki Jimny (5-door)

The SUV has a ground clearance (Unladen) of 210mm. It offers a fuel-efficiency of 16.94km/l for 5-speed MT and 16.39km/l for 4-speed AT.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny comes with ALLGRIP PRO (4WD) system and has a low range transfer gear (4L mode) to offer extreme off road ability. 

Maruti Suzuki Jimny: Safety

All variants of Maruti Suzuki Jimny come with the standard features of 6 airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), brake assist function, electronic stability program (ESP), brake limited slip differential, hill hold control, hill descent control, side-impact door beams and 3-point emergency locking. Retractor seatbelts, ISOFIX child seat anchorages, seatbelt, pretensioner, and rear view camera are other safety features available on the SUV. Additionally, Jimny is built on Suzuki’s own Total Effective Control Technology (TECT) platform to provide superior safety performance.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny: Colour variants

Maruti Suzuki Jimny is offered in seven color options, including five monotone shades andtwo dual-tone options. These are Pearl Arctic White, Bluish Black, Sizzling Red, Kinetic Yellow with Bluish Black roof, Sizzling Red with Bluish Black roof, Nexa Blue and Granite Grey.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny colour options
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Maruti Suzuki Jimny colour options

Maruti Suzuki Jimny: Interior and exterior

Inside, the SUV features a 9-inch SmartPlay Pro+ infotainment centre that offers wireless connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Jimny offers premium sound acoustic tuning through “Surround Sense" powered by “ARKAMYS". The interior comes in basic black shade with silver inserts highlighting functional elements. The dashboard and centre console have been designed to maximise the driver’s awareness of the angle of the car.

Jimny offers a large boot space with a wide rear opening.

On the exterior side, the SUV has a body-on-frame design and squared body proportions. It boasts of a strong body frame built with its upright A-pillars and a flat clamshell bonnet. There are LED projector headlamps with washers on the front. Bumpers are optimized with angled edges to enhance wheel clearance for agile manoeuvring.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny: Accessories

The company is giving two accessory packages - Summit Seeker collection and Adventure Lifestyle collection with the Jimny SUV.

The Summit Seeker collection embodies the essence of exploration, and includes remarkable features such as front skid plates, fender garnish, illuminated door sill guards, interior styling kit, and more.

The Adventure Lifestyle collection is tailored to complement Jimny’s offbeat experiences and offers premium expedition tents and weather-resistant sleeping bags to portable chairs, multipurpose knife and umbrellas. The trademark RHINO logo associated with the Jimny symbolizes rugged strength and dynamic power, that perfectly complement the legendary legacy of the Jimny.

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Updated: 07 Jun 2023, 12:05 PM IST
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