On the second day of the ongoing Auto Expo 2023 in Greater Noida, Maruti Suzuki introduced its much-awaited 5-door Jimny for the Indian market. The 5-door Jimny of this rough and tough SUV has been introduced in India. The company has started booking the model through its premium vehicles dealer network Nexa. The SUV can be booked both online and by visiting the dealership. The booking amount for the SUV has been kept at Rs 11,000.
The automobile manufacturer has yet to disclose the model’s market launch date, but rumours suggest it will be in showrooms by August 2023. The future 5-door variants of the Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha will compete with the new 5-door Jimny.
Exteriors The Jimny 5-door is built on a ladder frame chassis, with decent body angles, three-link rigid axle suspension and ALLGRIP PRO (4WD) with low-range transfer gear (4L mode). This SUV can run on all kinds of terrains with ease and agility.
Looks and Design However, both versions of the Maruti Jimny look similar and come with a boxy profile. These include round headlight units, vertical slat grille and large fenders, which gives it a powerful and rugged look. The Jimny 5-door SUV will be available in 7 colour options – five monotone shades and two dual-tone options. These include the globally famous Kinetic Yellow shade, created initially to make the SUV stand out in inclement weather conditions.
The interior of the Jimny is equipped with great features. The cabin of the SUV gets an HD display and a 9-inch Smart Play Pro+ infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Premium sound acoustic tuning is also available in the cabin through ‘Surround Sense’ by ARKAMYS.
For power in Maruti Jimny, the K-series 1.5-liter engine is available with idle start-stop technology. This engine generates 2 77.1 kW power at 6000 rpm and 134.2 Nm torque at 4000 rpm. This engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic gearbox.
The Jimny 5-door SUV comes with a host of safety features. It gets features like 6 airbags, brake (LSD) limited-slip differential, ESP with hill hold assist, hill descent control, rear-view camera and ABS with EBD.