Suzuki Jimny GLX Top Model Review with Price
Suzuki Jimny the one of the world’s most affordable Compact Suv which is available in many parts of the country and also in South Africa. The GLX Top Model of Jimny in South Africa is manual, price at R377 900 and the GLX Automatic model is price at 399 900, and also the base model is price at R334 900. The Jimny is available in 3 different manual gearbox models (GA, GL, GLX) and 2 models with automatic gearbox ( GL and GLX ).
Suzuki do offer many types of Accessories that you may love to install in and outside the Jimny. To improve its storage space, offroad and on the road capabilities. The GLX model is best if you want Features Loaded Jimny from Suzuki Showroom. The Suzuki Jimny is based on Rigid Ladder Frame Chassis.
Talking about the design, Suzuki Jimny can be easily recognise from long distances because of its boxy Design and simple front to rear look. At the front you will notice circular Automatic LED HeadLamps with washers and auto headlamp leveling available only in this GLX model. Other lights come in Halogen Lights like 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 and washer to wash them while driving.The Suzuki bache at the front grill.
From GL Model to GLX model Of Jimny it comes with Remote control Door unlock/Locking system.
From the side view of GLX Model of Jimny 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 lights, wiper and washer ,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 Jimnys compact Size its off-road capabilities are quite good. 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 Boat 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 GLX cabin you will notice fabric seat cover, front both seats come with 6 way adjustment including the headrest height adjustment features, Ticker Holder and Vanity Mirror, All Plastic Dashboard, 7 inch Touchscreen infotainment system with( USD socket, Fm/Am radio, Bluetooth connectivity), Steering wheel mounted Cruise Control, 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, running gear etc ) , Auto 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.