With the launch of the all-new Mahindra Thar and the upcoming BS6 New Force Gurkha. From time to time New Maruti Jimny which is considered as a fair competition to Thar is seen under testing across different parts of the country. Months back Maruti Suzuki officially started the export of 03 doors Jimny from their India Plant.
In a recent investor meet for the first time, Maruti officials acknowledged that a Maruti Jimny model is under consideration for India. Earlier the 03 Door Jimny Model was also showcased at the Auto Expo 2020
- It Will be Powered by a 1.5-litre Petrol engine having 4*4 option
- Both 03 door Door Variant under consideration for India
- 05 Door Jimny having a longer wheelbase is seen for the first time
- Will be first 4*4 Car from Maruti in India
05 Door Maruti Jimny
From time to time Maruti Jimny top officials hinted that the cost structure of 03 door Jimny does not justify the expected demand in the domestic market. Hence they are not planning to launch 03 Door Jimny in India. Now the 05 Door variant of the All-new Suzuki Jimny has been spied testing in Europe having a longer wheelbase.
In the domestic market, we are not expecting the 05 door model of New Maruti Jimny anytime soon. Indeed it shall take another 1-1.5Year to arrive here.
03 Door Maruti Jimny
Maruti Suzuki is already manufacturing and exporting 03 Door Jimny from its India plant. Hence investment or cost factor is not a major issue. with the launch of 03 Door New Mahindra Thar. Maruti is seriously planning to launch the 03 Door Jimny Model for domestic customers.
Once after launch the 03 Door New Jimny shall be placed as a lifestyle product rather than a volume generator. Still, with the kind of Response New Mahindra Thar have got, we are expecting a similar market response for Jimny
Maruti Jimny Background
The Maruti Jimny is already selling like hot cake in the international market. Countrywide frequent outings, Traffic and Road conditions have developed a soft corner for mid Size SUVs. New Suzuki Jimny will be the successor of old and iconic off-roader Maruti Gypsy.
The International Jimny model offers a lot of safety and off-roading features to its customers such as ABS, EBD, Hill hold assist, ADLD, Lane departure warning, 4*4 Option, Front collision warning.
Under the bonnet is a Maruti Suzuki 1.5-Liter petrol engine, its the same engine that powers Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Maruti Vitara breeza and Maruti XL6. Internationally a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic torque converter gearboxes are offered.
Competition: In the Domestic market once after launch the New Jimny shall compete with New Mahindra Thar and BS6 New Force Gurkha
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