2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Launching Soon- All You Need To Know

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The next-generation, 2018 Suzuki Jimny will go on sale in the international markets starting May this year. it is likely that this 4×4 SUV will launch in India sometime during the second half of 2019. It will replace the ageing Maruti Gypsy. The new Jimny is going to be comparatively premium than the latter.

The 2018 Suzuki Jimny is all set to make its first international public debut during the month of May this year. The next-generation iteration of this 4×4 compact SUV comes with a complete revision of its exterior design as well as the interior cabin layout. Furthermore, the hardcore off-roader is comparatively premium than it previous generation model. So far there are numerous speculations stating that the 2018 Jimny will eventually make its way to the Indian shores as well. This is likely to happen by the second half of 2019. Furthermore, if and when the new Jimny comes to India, it will replace the Gypsy from Maruti’s model line-up. Nevertheless, in this report, we are giving you every detail about the 2018 Maruti Jimny and what this product is all about. Read along.

Suzuki Jimny 2018 Front Profile

2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Price

Prices of the 2018 Maruti Jimny in India are likely to fall in the range of INR 6 lakh to 9 lakh if it comes to India. This will pitch is against the likes of Mahindra Thar and the Force Gurkha.

Launch Date Second Half 2019

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2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Launch Date

As mentioned before, the new Jimny is going to make its international debut during the month of May this year. We expect Maruti to launch the 2018 Jimny in India sometime during the second half of 2019.

Expected Price INR 6.5 Lakh to INR 9.5 Lakh

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2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Engine Specifications

We believe that the 2018 Suzuki Jimny will have the automaker’s 1.0-litre Boosterjet petrol engine. The SUV is not going to get a diesel derivative as of now. This petrol engine is capable of producing 110 BHP along with 170 Nm of peak torque. However, the India spec version could have the 100 BHP and 150 Nm version. It could also be the same that for the India spec version, the Jimny might get the 1.4-litre, K-Series petrol engine. The SUV is going to come with a 5-speed manual gearbox. It will also come with differential locks as well.

Fuel Petrol
Engine 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, Boosterjet
Power 100 BHP
Torque 150 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual

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2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Dimensions

According to recent media reports, the new Jimny will be 3.91 meters in length. In comparison, the current spec version measures 3.61 meters. In the international markets, the Jimny will retail as a 3-door vehicle. However, if it comes to India, it is going to have a 5-door layout.

2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Exteriors

Going by the images which were recently revealed on the internet, the next-generation Suzuki Jimny appears to be a very potent product. Talking about its exterior design, it comes with a very boxy yet stylish appearance. In the front, the mini off-roader comes with a very aggressive fascia. This is the result of the black, multi-slate grille. Furthermore, to enhance its looks, it comes with circular headlamps. These provide it with a very mean look.

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2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Interiors

Going by these images, we can see that the new Suzuki Jimny comes with a very premium interior. That said, one can easily make out that several components of the cabin are from other Suzuki models. For instance, the flat-bottom steering wheel is a direct lift from the 2018 Swift. On the other hand, the air-con control module is from the Ignis.

 

suzuki jimny 2018 interiors profile

2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Features

Furthermore, the 2018 Jimny comes with a host of features. These include Suzuki’s Smartplay infotainment system, steering mounted controls and even an automatic air conditioning.

  • Projector Headlamps
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Key-less Entry
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Push-Button Start Stop
  • Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Reverse Parking Camera

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2018 Suzuki Jimny (New Maruti Gypsy) Competition

Currently, there are not many contenders in the compact off-roader category in India. When the Suzuki Jimny comes to India, it is going to compete with the likes of Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha.

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