Suzuki Jimny 5-door revealed, on sale in Australia in 2023!
suzuki used the Delhi auto show to reveal long-standing predictions Jimmy 5 doorsa more realistic version of its iconic 4×4 mountain goat car.
While the company has sold 3.2 million Jimny models in 199 countries, this body shape is something new.
At 3985 mm long, the 5-door Jimny is 340 mm longer than the regular model, while the 2590 mm wheelbase on the ladder frame increases equally. Claimed ground clearance is 210mm.
No changes to the powertrain to handle the added bulk have been made, with the current 1.5-litre petrol engine carried over – paired with a part-time 4×4 system with low range. and available with a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed automatic transmission selection.
However, Maruti Suzuki in India mentioned the automatic start/stop feature.
Official details are extremely scarce – the absence of a spec sheet and post-world launch press release is obvious – but the live stream mentioned the inclusion of curtain airbags. for both rows of seats.
Unlike the Jimny made in Japan, the 5-door Jimny will be assembled in India for export to Australia.
Good news for potential buyers in Australia – who, as we reported, are already lined up – could the longer model be here before the end of the year?
Australia has become a big market for Jimny. This is Suzuki’s second best-selling model here last year and still has to wait for a long time after 4 years of being sold on the market.
“With the launch of the all-new Jimny 5 Door, we’ve given Jimny enthusiasts exactly what they’ve been wanting – an Extra Large Jimny!” stated Suzuki Australia general manager Michael Pachota.
“Jimny has already built an absolute following in Australia and will only continue to grow with a new set of followers that need more space.
“The launch of this new variant will only further strengthen the iconic status of this model and will continue to be one of the most loved 4×4 models in the country.”
Sorry for the bad photos, Suzuki can’t provide high resolution pictures so we’ve taken some from the Delhi live stream for now.
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