Maruti Suzuki India Limited unveiled the Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5 door at the Auto Expo 2023 today. It is targeted at professional off-roaders, and SUV customers alike. 

After a three-year break, Auto Expo is back. The Auto Expo 2023 event will take place at two different locations: the Greater Noida Auto Expo Motor Show and the Pragati Maidan Auto Expo Component Show. The forthcoming auto event is covered in detail here.

Auto Expo 2023 date and timings-

From January 11 to January 18, 2023’s Auto Expo will be held. The media will only be permitted on the first two days, January 11 and 12. The following day, January 14, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., it will be open for business.

The public can attend the event from January 14 to January 18. Each day, it will begin at 11 a.m. The closing times are, however, 8 p.m. on January 14 and 15, 7 p.m. on January 16 and 17, and 6 p.m. on January 18.

 Auto Expo 2023 ticket price

The fee for January 13 of Auto Expo 2023 is set at 750. The cost for the 14th and 15th of January is Rs 475. while the price for the final three days of the tournament is 350.

What to expect from Auto Expo 2023

Over 114 business representatives from the industry will attend the event. According to rumours, there might be 48 new vehicle launches at the event.

According to plans, the latest vehicles and cutting-edge technologies from all major companies will be on display during the expo. Maruti Suzuki has said that its pavilion will feature a unique virtual space akin to the Metaverse to provide visitors with an immersive experience of all product demonstrations and different experiential zones. There will be a lobby called EXPOVerse, as well as areas for adventure, technology, studios, launches, entertainment, and sustainability.

At Auto Expo 2023, the automakers will display a variety of 16 automobiles. Along with a tailored selection of already-existing models like the Grand Vitara, XL6, Ciaz, Ertiga, Brezza, Baleno, and Swift, among others, this will include two brand-new SUVs and an Electric Concept SUV.

At the occasion, Hyundai Motor India will also debut its all-electric SUV, the Hyundai IONIQ5. A exhibition of EV two-wheelers and three-wheelers from firms including BYD, Pravaig Dynamics, WarWizard Innovations, and others is also anticipated. TVS Motors, Hero Motorcorp, Bajaj Auto, Honda Motorcycle, and Yamaha are also expected to showcase new products.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5 door makes its global debut: All details on SUV

Today at Auto Expo 2023, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) presented two new SUVs. High-end powertrain technologies were featured in the Fronx and Jimny that the business unveiled. The corporation debuts a new design trend in the nation’s SUV segment with the sporty compact SUV Fronx. While both professional off-roaders and SUV buyers are targeted by the off-road Jimny. Bookings for Jimny and Fronx are now being accepted.

“We have been noticing a dramatic movement in customer choice towards SUVs,” said Mr. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO of Maruti Suzuki India Limited. I’m happy to report that the market has responded enthusiastically to both of our recently introduced SUVs, the Grand Vitara and the New Brezza, and that there is high consumer demand for them.

Maruti Suzuki has always led the way in developing items that alter the game, cutting-edge technology, and gratifying consumer ambitions. We are excited to introduce two new SUVs today: the Fronx, a fast compact SUV that will set the standard for new SUV designs in the nation, and the Jimny, a renowned off-roader that will be welcomed with the same fervor as our beloved Grand Vitara and Brezza.

Maruti Suzuki Fronx features

The Maruti Suzuki Fronx is a leader in the nation’s “Shape of New” compact SUV market. It has an upright front and rear fascia with roof rails, a wide bonnet, and an aerodynamic shape. The SUV has a striking colour palette of Bordeaux and Black.

The brand-new 1.0L K Series Turbo Boosterjet Direct Injection engine powers the Fronx SUV. It will be available with either a 6-speed automatic transmission or a 5-speed manual transmission.

The dashboard has a matte appearance that resembles forged metal within, and high gloss silver accents further emphasize the look. With wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, the 9-inch HD Smart Play Pro+ infotainment system is available. The SUV has a wide range of connectivity features, including wireless charging, a 360-degree camera, and a Head Up Display with turn-by-turn navigation.

Six single-tone color options will be available for the Suzuki Fronx. The outside style of Fronx will also be complemented by its availability in three current dual-tone colours.

Features of the Maruti Jimny 5 door

The Ladder Frame Chassis, Ample Body Angles, 3-link rigid axle suspension, and ALLGRIP PRO (4WD) with low range transfer gear are the 4 components that make up an off-road vehicle. The Maruti Suzuki Jimny (5-door) also has a low range transfer gear (4L mode).

The SUV has a wireless 9-inch Smart Play Pro+ infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and an HD display. The all-new Jimny has excellent sound acoustic tuning with “Surround Sense” powered by “ARKAMYS,” similar to the Fronx SUV. Six airbags, a brake (LSD) limited slip differential, hill descent control, ESP with hill hold assist, a rearview camera, and ABS with EBD are among the safety features.

The Jimny’s 1.5-liter K-series engine features Idle Start Stop technology. It will be available with both a 4-speed automatic and a 5-speed manual transmission. The SUV will be offered in 7 colour choices, including 2 dual-tone and 5 monochromatic versions.

Engine and Gearbox 

The 5-door Maruti Suzuki Jimny will be propelled by a K15B gasoline engine. The Ciaz uses the same engine to generate 104 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 135 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. A 4 speed automatic and a 5 gear manual transmission are available. AWD system with Low Range Transfer Case is included in the top variant. Later this year, the new Jimny will be released. Both online and through Nexa dealers, reservations are now being taken. The Maruti Jimny 5 door is anticipated to have a launch price of between Rs. 10 and 12 lakh, ex-sh.

 Maruti Jimny 5 door : Exterior

The Maruti Jimny 5-door receives an extended wheelbase, two extra doors, and a redesigned rear quarter. The Jimny has straight pillars, a smooth surface, a grille with slats, round headlamps, big off-road tires, and wide wheel arches. Its dimensions are 3,985mm in length, 2,590mm in wheelbase, 1,645mm in width, and 1,720mm in height.

The newly created rear doors are styled after the Jimny’s box-like shape. It receives a roof with a striking black shade. The SUV has bumper-mounted tail lamps, a door-mounted tyre with a black covering, and 15-inch alloy wheels with 195/80 section tyres.

 Maruti Jimny 5-door: Interior

The dashboard of the Maruti Jimny 5-door is completely black with a 9-inch touchscreen in the middle. On the passenger side, it has a grab handle mounted on the dashboard and fake exposed bolts to give it a tough look. The Jimny has plenty of intelligent storage compartments, a row of toggle switches on the center console, and a 4×4 gear lever.

Speaking of features, the Jimny includes an Arkamys audio system in addition to wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and the automaker’s SmartPlay Pro+ infotainment system. Six airbags, ESP with hill hold assist, hill descent control, a rearview camera, and ABS with EBD are all included in the SUV’s safety features.

Maruti Jimny 5-door : Powertrain 

The K15B engine in the Maruti Jimny 5-door is coupled to either a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 4-speed torque converter automatic transmission. It has 105 horsepower and a peak torque of 134 Nm. It also receives mild hybrid technology from Maruti. By the middle of July, Maruti Suzuki will probably reveal the Jimny’s price. This SUV’s price in India is anticipated to be around 12 lakh rupees (ex-showroom), competing with the 5-door Mahindra Thar and the 5-door Force Gurkha.