Maruti Suzuki Jimny launched at Rs 12.74 lakh

The Jimny competes with the Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha in the Indian market.

Maruti Suzuki has launched the Jimny 5-door in the Indian market. The off-roader is available in two trims: Zeta and Alpha, with prices starting at Rs 12.74 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Maruti Jimny is based on a rugged body-on-frame design. It measures 3,985 mm in length, 1,645 mm in width and 1,720 mm in height, with a wheelbase is 2,590 mm. The car offers a ground clearance of 210 mm.

In terms of design, the Jimny 5-door looks like a stretched version of the 3-door Jimny. It has short front and rear overhangs with approach and departure angles of 36 degrees and 47 degrees, respectively.

The Jimny comes with a 3-spoke steering wheel and a conventional twin-pod analogue instrument cluster. The centre console houses a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.

Powering the Jimny is a 1.5-litre K-series engine which comes with Idle Start-Stop technology. The engine develops 103 BHP @ 6,000 rpm and 134.2 Nm @ 4,000 rpm and is mated with either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic.

Maruti Jimny fuel economy:

Maruti claims a fuel efficiency of 16.94 km/l for the 5-speed MT version and 16.39 km/l for the 4-speed AT version.

The Jimny is equipped with a 3-link rigid axle suspension and Suzuki's AllGrip Pro 4-wheel drive system with low-range transfer gear (4L mode). It also enables shifting from 2H two-wheel drive to 4H four-wheel drive on-the-fly.

Maruti Jimny safety features:

The Jimny comes equipped with 6 airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, ESP, Brake Limited Slip Differential, Hill Hold Control, Hill Descent Control, ISOFIX, and Rear View Camera.

Maruti Jimny ex-showroom prices:

  • Zeta MT – Rs 12.74 lakh
  • Alpha MT – Rs 13.69 lakh
  • Alpha MT Dual Tone – Rs 13.85 lakh
  • Zeta AT – Rs 13.94 lakh
  • Alpha AT – Rs 14.89 lakh
  • Alpha AT Dual Tone – Rs 15.05 lakh
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