Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door, Manufactured in India, debuts in Australia

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door, Manufactured in India, debuts in Australia

Maruti Suzuki's adventure-ready Jimny 5-Door has embarked on a new journey, making its debut in Australia as the Jimny XL. As a symbol of India's automotive prowess on the global stage, this iteration of the iconic off-roader retains the essence of its India-spec counterpart while introducing some distinctive features tailored for the Australian market.

Key Features of the Jimny XL

  1. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS): The Jimny XL distinguishes itself with the integration of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, a suite of safety technologies that includes adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning, and a dual-camera brake support system.
  2. Infotainment and Connectivity: The Jimny XL is equipped with a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, offering seamless connectivity through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Complementing the driving experience are features like automatic climate control, cruise control, and keyless entry.
  3. Enhanced Safety Measures: Aligning with global safety standards, the Jimny XL prioritizes safety with six airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, brake assist, and ISOFIX mounts for child seats.
  4. Drivetrain Dynamics: Under the hood, the Jimny XL houses a 1.5-litre petrol engine generating 102PS and 130Nm of torque. Drivers have the flexibility to choose between a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. Suzuki's AllGrip Pro 4x4 drive system, coupled with a low-range transfer case, ensures optimal performance across diverse terrains.

Resemblance to India-Spec Model

  1. Exterior Design: While tailored for the Australian market, the Jimny XL maintains the iconic design elements that define the Jimny lineage, offering a rugged and distinctive exterior.
  2. Cabin Consistency: Inside, the cabin layout and features of the Jimny XL stay true to the India-spec model, providing a sense of familiarity for enthusiasts across borders.

Limited Period Pricing Update in India

In December 2023, the Jimny 5-Door witnessed a brief pricing revision in the Indian market. The updated pricing, ranging from Rs 10.74 lakh to Rs 14.05 lakh (ex-showroom), reflects Maruti Suzuki's commitment to delivering an accessible yet capable off-roader.

As the Jimny XL joins its 3-door counterpart in Australia, it signifies Maruti Suzuki's global vision for the Jimny as a compact yet powerful companion for those seeking adventure on and off the road. Stay tuned for more updates on the Jimny's global expeditions.