2017 Suzuki Jimny Review, Specs

To mark the importance of a generational change, the new 2017 Suzuki Jimny brings forth an array of changes and upgrades to cope up with the modern demands and several other prerequisites.

Dale Wyatt, head of sales and marketing, Suzuki, has said that the company has some big plans for the upcoming 3 years or so.

2017 Suzuki Jimny - front

2017 Suzuki Jimny – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design

In addition, the Suzuki Jimny has got a really good combination; a compact body with the intriguing looks of an SUV. Designed for toughness and style, this 2017 Suzuki Jimny offers both ruggedness and classic profile.

Its front fascia characterises the distinctive cuteness of this model. This new model incorporates improved multi-reflector headlights. Its adventurous nature is also complemented by a pair of sporty roof rails up top.

Interior:

In addition, the new 2017 Suzuki Jimny features an improved interior cabin. Upholstery is done by synthetic leather; the controls have been modified to be more user-friendly. Analog meters with bright deals have been featured in the driver’s gauge cluster.

Also, this interior cabin offers to set for 4 to 5 people; the rear seats can be folded which increase the cargo space at the very rear end. With that being said, this cabin is not fancy on technology as it has been designed to be ergonomic.

Being adventurous has its perks as wells as risks. To ensure utmost safety, Suzuki has presented several safety features in this vehicle. Also, some of them include ABS, pre-tensioners, dual airbags and stability control.

2017 Suzuki Jimny - interior

2017 Suzuki Jimny Powertrain

Bringing out life in this compact SUV is a 1.3-liter 4 cylinder gasoline engine that produces 83 hp at 6,000 RPM and 81 lb-ft of torque at 4,100 RPM. Multipoint injection provides the fuel distribution in this gasoline mill.

To keep the fuel consumption in check, variable valve timing technology has been used. Also, the transmission specs go as 4 speed automatic and 5-speed manual. Both 2WD and 4WD are available with easy selection by push buttons. Further details of this engine go as:

  1. Bore – 78.0 mm
  2. Stroke – 69.5 mm
  3. Fuel capacity – 46-liters
  4. Compression ratio – 9.5

Chassis/Suspension

The 2017 Jimny has been designed and built for rugged expedition so that this vehicle can take on anything. Most importantly, this compact SUV has been built on the all-terrain platform. This rigid frame has a ladder design that is engineered for a stable ride regardless of the terrain.

A 3 link coil suspension system has been used which offers a pleasant driving experience on both rocky terrains and highways. To attain a smooth response, separate positioning has been done for the shock absorbers and coil springs.

2017 Suzuki Jimny - side

2017 Suzuki Jimny – Price and Availability

In conclusion, this new Suzuki Jimny 2017 has a starting price of $19,000 and $20,000. Finally, this vehicle will be released in January 2017 in the U.K, Japan, France and the U.S.   

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