After a long wait, Maruti Suzuki introduced its off-roader Maruti Jimny 5-door at Auto Expo 2023. The car, launched on January 12, is getting a lot of love from the customers. The off-road SUV has received over 18,000 bookings so far. It competes with Mahindra’s Thar in the Indian car market. So let’s see this car’s features, specifications and engine in detail.
Maruti Suzuki Jimny Powertrain
The Jimny will be powered by a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder naturally aspirated K15C Dualjet engine. The same engine is also found in the updated Ertiga and XL6 and the new Brezza. This engine is capable of generating 104.8 PS and 134.2 NM of torque. Also, a 4-speed torque converter will be offered as an alternative to the 5-speed manual transmission, which will be available as standard. The company has tweaked the engine to make it more practical for off-road driving.
Maruti Suzuki Jimny Features
In Maruti Jimny, you will also see the Smartplay system, which gives connectivity options like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In terms of safety features, the SUV will get 6 airbags, a brake limited slip differential (LSD), ESP with hill hold assistance, hill descent control, a rearview camera and ABS with EBD.
Maruti Suzuki Jimny Dimension
The company has increased the additional door to make it more practical. Its length is 3,985mm, width 1,645mm, and height is 1,720mm. And its ground clearance is 210mm. Also, the Jimny has an approach angle of 36 degrees, a ramp break-over of 24 degrees and a departure angle of 50 degrees.