The premiere of the new Suzuki Jimny 5 doors has created a lot of anticipation among its followers since the all-rounder debuted in January last year in distant India. This created great interest in the rest of the world for this “pocket” 4×4, which promises to be an innovative model.
For this reason, this month of October. the car company has been focused on starting the series production process and completing the commercial launch. However, we must remember that there is a lot of competition in the SUV market.
The brand itself confirmed at the presentation of the event Jimmy 5 doors, would be exported to selected countries in Africa and Latin America. However, the anticipation it has created has been such that the company has decided to expand the list of markets that this model will reach.
In this regard, the Director of Technology for Maruti-Suzuki in India said, CV Ramanhas confirmed that “The 5-door Jimny will also be launched in Japanbut within some time,” he remarked.
Some statements suggest that in the first phase the Indian market will be prioritized and later export volume will increase of units for the purpose of prevent “bottlenecks” from forming» and thus long waiting lists.
Features of Jimny 5 doors
This model is intended to be more comfortable Because it accommodates the rear doors to provide more space for the rear seats, Suzuki lengthened the wheelbase by 34 cm.
The trunk also increases its volume; its capacity of 208 liters with all seats in their normal position. In total is five-door Suzuki Jimny measures 3,985 mm, i.e. 50.5 cm more than the original model.
In terms of design, it retains every element of the original model, except for a few new chrome details on the grill. Inside, a new 9″ touchscreen will also be implemented for the most equipped versions.
In addition, you must keep 1.5 liter atmospheric engine 103 hp and 99 lb-ft, available with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission.
Being a specialist off-roader, the Suzuki Jimny It has all the necessary mechanics to overcome difficult obstacles: its construction consists of a ladder type chassishas connectable four-wheel drive, reduction box and specific differentials.
Finally, we cannot rule out that in the future Suzuki will increase its product range in Europe and America with a 5-door Jimny.. And Suzuki has opened the door to electric cars as part of an ambitious plan that includes the launch of five new models by 2024.