Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Could Feature A Turbo-Petrol Engine

The arrival of the Suzuki Jimny 5-door is highly anticipated across the world. The off-road SUV has been confirmed to unveil next year. Ahead of its unveiling, a few of the details and specs of the upcoming Jimny 5-door were leaked. Yet again, we have more information on the upcoming Suzuki Jimny 5-door.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Turbo-Petrol Engine, Specs, Features & Other Details

According to the latest report from Autocar India, the Jimny 5-door SUV could feature an all-new turbo-petrol engine. The forced-induction powerplant will help the SUV to get back in the market. The SUV was taken off the shelves in European markets due to increased CO2 emissions.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Turbo-Petrol Engine, Specs, Features & Other Details

As a result, the company is expected to use a clean low emission engine featuring turbo-charging and a mild-hybrid system. Suzuki currently offers a 1.4-litre Boosterjet turbo-petrol engine with a mild-hybrid system internationally. Whether the company will use the same powerplant on the Jimny remains to be seen.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Turbo-Petrol Engine, Specs, Features & Other Details

As mentioned before, the new powertrain is expected to be offered alongside the existing engine and transmission options. The 1.5-litre K15B engine is also expected to receive Suzuki's mild-hybrid technology for better emissions.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Turbo-Petrol Engine, Specs, Features & Other Details

It will produce a maximum of 101bhp at 6000rpm and a peak torque of 130Nm at 4000rpm. The engine comes mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic torque converter unit.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Turbo-Petrol Engine, Specs, Features & Other Details

The upcoming 5-door Jimny will be based on the Jimny Sierra showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo last year. The report also suggests that Suzuki will push a facelift update to the 3-door model as well. The Jimny facelift will make its debut alongside the 5-door SUV.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Turbo-Petrol Engine, Specs, Features & Other Details

The dimensions of the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-door model have been leaked as well. As per the leaked document, the off-road SUV is expected to measure 3850mm in length, 1645mm in width, 1730mm in height along with a wheelbase of 2550mm. In comparison, the 5-door version is 300mm longer than the 3-door version of the SUV.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Turbo-Petrol Engine, Specs, Features & Other Details

The 5-door is expected to carry most of the features from the 3-door SUV. This includes the same boxy-shaped design along with round-shaped headlamps, rear-bumper mounted taillamps, vertical-slat grille, all-around body cladding, front and rear scuff plates, a blacked-out roof and more.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveil Next Year: Turbo-Petrol Engine, Specs, Features & Other Details

Thoughts About The Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door To Unveiling Next Year

Indian market eagerly awaits the arrivals of the Jimny. We are even prepared to receive the less practical 3-door version which is currently Made-in-India and sold overseas. However, the company has decided otherwise and will be bringing the roomier 5-door version. Once launched, the Maruti Suzuki Jimny will rival the Mahindra Thar and the yet-to-be-launched Force Gurkha.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 9:32 [IST]
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