India’s largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki is preparing to launch its offering SUV Maruti Jimny in the Indian market very soon. Recently some pictures are going viral on the internet, in which it is being told that the company has started assembling this SUV as well. According to media reports, this SUV can be launched for sale in the market next year.
Actually, pictures of the new Maruti Jimny have been posted on Facebook, according to reports the company is assembling the SUV at its Manesar plant in Haryana. The Complete Knock Down (CKD) kit of this SUV is being imported and assembled from Japan. This year, the company introduced the three-door version of the SUV at the past Auto Expo, but its five-door model will be introduced in India.
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Initially, the company has assembled 50 models of the new Jimny. As far as the engine is concerned, it is believed that the company will use a 1.5 liter capacity K15B petrol engine in this SUV, which generates power of 105hp. The same engine was used by the company in its Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and Ciaz. This engine will be equipped with 5 speed manual and 4 speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
After its launch in the market, this SUV will primarily compete with the Mahindra Thar. It is believed that the company may include features such as a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, auto AC, hit seat, steering mount control, cruise control, grab handle for the passenger.