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 Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Australia, Taiwan, Philippines, Singapore, Usa and in Europe union. The GL Model (Mid model) of Jimny in South Africa with manual gearbox, price at R356 900 and the GL Automatic model is price at 378 900. The Jimny is available in 3 different models (manual gearbox) and 2 models with automatic gearbox ( GL and GLX ).
Suzuki do offer different types of all Accessories that you may love to install in and outside the Jimny. To improve its storage space, Off-road and On the road capabilities. The GL model is best if you want some features and Simplicity inside and outside the Jimny. The Suzuki Jimny is based on Rigid Ladder Frame Chassis.
Talking about the design, Suzuki Jimny can be easily recognize from long distances because of its boxy Design and simple front to rear look. At the front you will notice circular Halogen lights from the base model to GL models like Headlamps, Indicator and Fog Lamps which 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. The Suzuki bache at the front grill. From GL Model Of Jimny it comes with Remote control Door unlock/Locking system.
From the GL Model of Jimny on the side you will notice the 15 inch Alloy wheels, Electrically Adjustable Outside Rear Review Mirrors and cladding which give extra protection all around the vehicle. On the rear end High mounted Stop light, wiper, washer, Defogger, spare wheel is mounted on the Boot Door, Jimny bache on the boot door and conventional Tall Lights. Its Tyre Size is 195 / 80 R15 standard in all models. At the front stopping power comes from the disc and on the rear it comes from the drum brakes.
Due to Jimny compact Size its off-road capabilities are quite good. The Suzuki Jimny approach angle is 37 degrees, break over angle 28 degrees, and departure angle is 49 degrees. Its minimum Turning radius is 4.9 meter, maximum ground clearance is 210 mm, Gross vehicle weight is 1435 Kg and Fuel tank capacity is 40 Liters. The rear seats come with a 50-50 split folding system, in folded position Boot space is around 830 Liters and all seats active boot space is 85 liters only. The seating capacity of 4 people.
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 Jimny GL cabin you will notice fabric seat cover, front both seats come with 6 way adjustment including the headrest height adjustment features, all plastic dashboard, Basic infotainment system with( USD socket, Fm/Am radio, CD Player, Bluetooth connectivity), Steering wheel mounted audio and phone controls, Chrome Door handles, analog dials ( speedo , Rpm meter), 2 inch Digital TFT in side MID show information like (average fuel economy, fuel level, trip) , manual Ac controls, Electric 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, Electronic Stability Program. The Suzuki Jimny is Available in 8 Different Colors.
Suzuki Jimny in South Africa Comes with the maximum warranty of 5 years/2 lakhs km mechanical warranty and 6 years on body corrosion.