The New 2019 Jimny Launches In Australia
The long awaited Suzuki Jimny will this Saturday return to Australian dealerships as part of a dual Australia Day launch alongside the new Suzuki Vitara.
The all-new Jimny fully embodies the core character of the one-and-only, small, lightweight 4X4 vehicle following nearly 50 years of worldwide popularity.
Featuring a functional exterior and interior, ladder frame body, advanced ALLGRIP PRO 4WD system with a low range transfer gear, which can be easily switched from 2H (2WD-high gear), 4H (4WD-high gear) and 4L (4WD-low gear).
The most technically advanced Jimny to date with Dual Sensor Brake Support (DSBS), hill descent control, lane departure warning, six airbags, high beam assist, Electronic Stability Control (ESP), reversing camera and LED headlights all fitted as standard equipment.
For the powertrain, a more powerful and fuel efficient 1.5 litre engine is adopted with an output of 75kW. Available in a 5-speed manual transmission and also a 4-speed automatic transmission.
Furthermore, other specifications include:
- Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
- 7-inch multimedia satellite navigation
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- Reversing camera
- Digital climate control & air conditioning
- Cruise control
- Bluetooth connectivity
- Front fog lamps
- 15-inch alloy wheels
- Privacy glass
Heritage design elements have been carefully included in the new design, including round head lamps with independent indicators, front grille with vertical openings, horizontal slit-like design and finally, gathered rear combination lamps.
Six body colours will be made available including a new colour developed exclusively for the all-new Jimny: a high-visibility “Kinetic Yellow”.
- Kinetic Yellow + Bluish Black Pearl
- Brisk Blue Metallic + Bluish Black Pearl
- Chiffon Ivory Metallic + Bluish Black Pearl
- Jungle Green
- Medium Gray
- Superior White
Recommended retail pricing is as follows:
- 5-speed manual transmission: $23,990
- 4-speed automatic transmission: $25,990
With an additional paint charge of $500 for metallic and $1,250 for two-tone.
Suzuki Australia General Manager – Automobile, Michael Pachota said the return of the legendary 4WD into Australia is a proud moment.
“I am extremely proud to launch the all-new Jimny in Australia – a global winning recipe that dates back to the 1970’s. Five years in development has captured 40+ years of heritage that makes this vehicle an icon in the Australian 4×4 landscape.”