Maruti Suzuki Jimny launched in India at Rs 12.74 lakh

Maruti finally steps into the lifestyle SUV segment in India.

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The much-awaited Maruti Suzuki Jimny has finally been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 12.74 lakh. Prices for the Jimny go up to Rs 15.05 lakh for the Alpha trim. The lifestyle SUV was unveiled at Auto Expo earlier this year. Maruti Suzuki got 15,000 bookings for the Jimny within the first week of its debut. The SUV doubled the bookings in the months leading up to its launch.

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Maruti Suzuki Jimny: Everything you need to know

The 5-door Maruti Suzuki Jimny sports the same design as its 3-door counterpart. The only changes are the addition of the two rear doors and quarter windows. The lifestyle SUV retains its ‘boxy’ look. It gets circular headlights and a vertical slat grille up front. Along the sides, the Jimny carries forward the flared wheel arches from its predecessor. At the rear, the SUV gets the signature side opening door with a spare wheel mounted on it. The 5-door Jimny stands at dimensions of 3850mm x 1645mm x 1730mm with a wheelbase of 2,550 mm. The 3-door Jimny had a wheelbase of 2,250 mm.

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Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-door: What’s on offer?

Inside, the new Maruti Suzuki Jimny doesn’t stray too far from its predecessor. The SUV gets all-black interiors and a 9.0-inch touchscreen Smart Play Pro+ infotainment system. The infotainment gets Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Support. The Jimny is also equipped with Arkamys surround sound system. The second row gets bench seating, making the Jimny a 5-seater.  In terms of safety, the Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-door gets 6 airbags, Brake Limited Slip Differential, ESP with hill hold assist, rearview camera, hill descent control, and ABS with EBD.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-door: What’s on offer?

Powering the Maruti Suzuki Jimny is the K15B petrol engine. This engine produces a maximum power output of 102hp and 130Nm peak torque. This engine can be paired with a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. It also receives Suzuki’s All Grip Pro AWD with low-range transfer gear (4L mode). Maruti Suzuki Jimny offers a mileage of 16.94kmpl on the manual variants and 16.39kmpl on the automatic variants.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-door: What’s on offer?

Here’s what the full price list of the Maruti Suzuki Jimny looks like.

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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Conclusion 

The Jimny is available in a total of 7 colour options – 5 single-tone and 2 dual-tone schemes. Maruti will aim to produce 1 lakh units of the SUV every year. 84,000 of these units will be set aside for the Indian market and the rest will be shipped overseas. In India, Maruti Suzuki Jimny rivals Force Gurkha and Mahindra Thar.

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Utkarsh Joshi
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Utkarsh is a seasoned writer who seeks to simplify complex concepts and bring the latest in technology to a broader audience. You can catch his exhaustive 'How to' guides, deep-dive feature articles, cutting-edge news stories, and comprehensive tech reviews on Gadgetbridge.com. Apart from dabbling in all things tech, Utkarsh also enjoys watching club football, adding to his TBR pile of books, and making Spotify playlists. Automobile enthusiasts and motorheads can also catch his articles on Motorbridge.com.

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