Suzuki Jimny is the one of the world’s most affordable Compact 3 Door Suv which is available in many parts of the countries like South Africa , Japan, Saudi Arabia, USA, Australia, Singapore, Philippines, Taiwan, in Europe union and in more country. The Base Model of Jimny in South Africa is price start at R334 900 and the Top model is price at 399 900. The Jimny is available in 5 different models ( including 2 AMT ). Suzuki do offer different types of Accessories that you may love to install in and outside. To improve its off-road and on the road capabilities. But for the off-road most value for money model is GA Model.
Talking about the design at the front you will notice circular Conventional lights on the base model like headlamps, indicator and fog lamps are available from GL Model. All the lights are easily upgradeable. The headlights are quite attractive due to its Led projector in the higher model which is available in form GL model.
The Suzuki Bache is replace with the Suzuki name at the front grill and rear end. The Jimny can be easily recognize from long distances because of its boxy Design and simple front to rear looks.
From the side you will notice the black steel rims and simple outside rear review mirrors. The cladding fitted on Jimny Body which give extra protection all around the vehicle. On the Rear spare wheel is mount on the Boot Door, Jimny bache on the boot door, conventional Tall Lights and no rear parking sensors.
Due to Jimnys compact Size it off-road capabilities are quite good like its approach angle is 37 degrees, break over angle 28 degrees, and departure angle is 49 degrees. Its maximum ground clearance is 210 mm, kerb weight is 1095 kg and Fuel tank capacity is 40. With rear seats folded, Boat space is around 830 Liters and all seats active boot space is 85 liters only. The seating capacity of 4 people.
From the base model Jimny gets 15 inch Steel wheel with a full size spare wheel which is mounted at the Boot door and Tyre size is 195 80 R15. The 15 inch Alloy wheels are available from the GL Model. At the front stopping power comes from the disc and on the rear it comes from the drum brakes.
The Suzuki Jimny is power by a VVT 1.5 liter 4 cylinder petrol engine which produces 75 kW (100bhp) at 6000 rpm and 130 nm of Torque at 4000 rpm. The same engine is mounted with 5 speed manual and 4 speed auto gearbox. Suzuki claims Jimny will consume 6.3 liters petrol per 100 Km ( which is 15.8 Kmpl ). The AllGrip pro 4wd is available with low range transfer gear in every model and with Brake LSD traction control.
Inside the Jimny base model cabin you will notice fabric seat cover, front both seats come with 6 way adjustment including the headrest height adjustment, all plastic dashboard, analog dials ( speedo and Rpm meter), 2 inch Digital TFT in side MID show information like (average fuel economy, fuel level, trip) , manual Ac controls, manual window up/down function ,manual dimming inner rear view mirror and 12 volt power point.
For the safety features it comes with Dual Front Airbags, ABS, Brake Assist system, Hill Hold, Hill Descent Control and Electronic Stability Program.
Suzuki Jimny in South Africa Comes with the maximum warranty of 5 years/2 lakhs km mechanical warranty and 6 years on body corrosion.