Jimny is under evaluation for India, says Suzuki

Jimmy is under evaluation for India, says Suzuki

Japanese automobile manufacturer Suzuki is evaluating the market to launch its Jimny SUV in India.

Although the company has already started manufacturing this compact SUV for the foreign market.

“We are currently evaluating the feasibility of it being launched in the domestic market. As you may recall, we had shown this Jimny at the Auto Expo in February 2020, and we got some nice response. And we are currently studying the various aspects of the marketing as to when, if at all, we can launch that vehicle in India,” Shashank Shrivastava, Executive director for Marketing and Sales at Maruti Suzuki said.

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Suzuki Jimny has earned enormous popularity in the international market. The increasing demand for Jimny led the company to start its manufacturing in India.

The company wanted to start production last year, but corona-induced lockdowns delayed it.

Like its predecessors, Suzuki Jimny will be available in the 2-door format.
Jimny has front-facing seats for rear passengers.

Powered by a K15B 1.5-litre petrol engine, the Maruti Suzuki Jimny has a 5-speed manual. Also a 4-speed torque converter unit. According to reports, it will be sold through Nexa dealerships across the country.

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