Suzuki Jimny 3-doors Production Started in Gurgaon Plant India for Export.
Suzuki Jimny 3-door production begins in Gurgaon plant of Maruti Suzuki India and 50 units have been already made for Export. Yes, you read it right, Maruti Suzuki has made the Jimny 3-door in India for Export Purpose. If you want to know what the new Jimny offers then keep reading.
- Maruti Suzuki will start the export of made in India Suzuki Jimny 3-doors
- Limited Assembly was done on CKD kits imported from Japan.
- Suzuki Jimny 3-door may not be sold in India.
- India to get 5-door Suzuki Jimny by next.
Spy pics and videos from many sources make it clear that Maruti Suzuki India has started the assembly of the Suzuki Jimny 3-door in India. The trail assembly of all the 50 units as per sources was done on a line in the Gurugram Plant of Maruti Suzuki and are made from imported CKD kits from Japan.
Its also clear by now that Maruti Suzuki will be making a 5-door version of the Jimny exclusively for India in place of the globally sold 3-door body style. According to some officials from Maruti Suzuki 5-door Body style will be more suitable for the Indian market despite the need for re-engineering and design. On the other hand, Mahindra is also working on a 5-door body stle of the 2nd Generation Thar, which Mahindra thinks would bring in more buyers in the segment.
Suzuki Jimny Overview
The new Suzuki Jimny 3-door has a similar body on frame construction like the previous generation Gypsy and the Mahindra Thar. It is a totally different construction like other Suzuki SUV which usually has a monocoque body style found in the Brezza. The engine used to power the Suzuki Jimny is the same 1.5 litre that powers other Maruti Suzuki cars like the Vitara Brezza, Ertiga, XL6 and Ciaz Sedan. In the Jimny the engine in mounted longitudinally and drives all the 4 wheels like a real SUV should have. While in other Maruti Suzuki cars the same engine is transversely mounted and drive only the front wheels. The engine on the Jimny
Once launched in India the Suzuki Jimny will go up against the Mahindra Thar which is also in the making of a 5-door model slated to launch next year.
As of now, there is no information that the Maruti Suzuki will be bringing in the Suzuki Jimny 3-door Model for India.
So what are your thoughts on the Suzuki Jimny? Should India also get the 3-door version of the new Jimny? Drop your views in the comments section.
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