The Maruti Suzuki Jimny has garnered a lot of love since its debut. Let us tell you that Maruti Jimny was introduced at the Auto Expo 2023, held in January. Since then, the SUV has received 10,000 bookings (Jimny Bookings) in 10 days. Bookings for Jimny were started at Rs 11,000 during the debut, but now its booking amount has been increased to Rs 25,000.
The company is preparing to launch the new Jimny SUV in April this year (Maruti Jimny Launch Date). But, first, let us tell you that the direct competition of Maruti Jimny is with Mahindra Thar. The price information of the Maruti Jimny has yet to be revealed, but as far as features are concerned, it gives good competition to Mahindra Thar.
For information, let us know that Maruti Jimny will be launched at a lower price range than Thar. Its price can be Rs 10-12.50 lakh (ex-showroom). Talking about the Jimny, this SUV is built on a ladder frame chassis. The seats are given in two rows in which a total of 5 people can sit. It has a longer wheelbase of 2,590 mm, which is longer than the Mahindra Thar. Maruti Jimny is a 5 door SUV.
Coming to the engine, the Jimny is powered by a 1.5-liter K15B petrol engine that produces 103 Bhp of maximum power and 134 Nm of peak torque. The machine has the option of a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox. In addition, the company is offering a 4X4 drive system as standard in all variants of this SUV.
The new Maruti Jimny gets a 9-inch infotainment system screen. Connectivity between Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is available in its infotainment system. The company offers the Jimny SUV in a wide range of color options. It can be bought in 5 solid color options and two dual-tone options (with a bluish-black roof). In addition, the new Jimny has been introduced with six airbags as a standard safety feature.