2023 Suzuki Jimny 5-Door debuts in India – 505 mm longer than 3-Door; 1.5L petrol with 5MT or 4sp auto

Suzuki has launched the Jimmy 5-Door in India on the Auto Expo 2023 in Delhi, India, confirming earlier rumours of a longer version of the compact off-roader.

Measuring 3,985 mm lengthy, 1,645 mm huge and 1,720 mm tall with a wheelbase of two,590 mm, the Jimny 5-Door is 505 mm longer than the prevailing three-door model of the mannequin, whereas its wheelbase positive aspects 340 mm over that of the three-door.

The official Suzuki web site states that motive energy for the Jimny 5-Door comes courtesy of a 1.5 litre petrol engine, which needs to be in reference to the identical K15B naturally-aspirated unit within the three-door that produces 102 hp and 130 Nm of torque.

Transmission for the Jimny 5-Door is a selection of five-speed guide or four-speed automated; within the three-door, that is mixed with a part-time 4WD structure with switch case for selectable low-range.

Save for the extra rear doorways, a lot of the outside seems carried over from the three-door Jimny, together with the very seen Kinetic Yellow paint end. The entrance fascia, entrance and rear bumpers, bonnet, windscreen in addition to the wheel arch extensions additionally seem like an identical to these from the three-door mannequin.

Variations are obvious within the bodywork aft of the rear doorways, the place the glasshouse is shorter than on the three-door. Inside, the only inside picture of the Jimny 5-Door’s dashboard present a structure that’s primarily an identical to that of the three-door. Infotainment, nonetheless will get a step as much as a nine-inch touchscreen unit, up from the seven-inch touchscreen for Malaysia and Australia.

Official particulars stays skinny on the bottom for now, although Car Expert notes {that a} livestream of the Jimny 5-Door premiere revealed that security tools contains curtain airbags for each rows of occupants.

Whereas the three-door Jimny that we get right here in Malaysia comes from Japan, the just-unveiled Jimny 5-Door in made in Gurugram, India, the place the three-door mannequin for that market can be produced, based on Motor1. This can even be exported to Latin America, Africa, and amongst RHD markets, Australia.

In Malaysia, the three-door Suzuki Jimny is priced at RM174,900 on-the-road with out insurance coverage as of July 2022, with an extra RM1,500 charged for the Bluish Black Pearl 3 paint end, or RM2,500 for the signature Kinetic Yellow.

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