The fourth generation Suzuki Jimny Sierra positioned on a ladder frame chassis is launched in two versions in Japan – the base Jimny variant and top of the line Jimny Sierra.
Jimny 4WD is offered in three variants – XG, XL and XC and offered in 5 speed manual and 4 speed automatic transmission. Jimny Sierra is offered in two variants – JL and JC and in four iterations with AWD as standard across all variants.
In terms of design, the Jimny and Jimny Sierra sport the same exterior features in a boxy design. It is seen with square windows and flared wheel arches. Its front end is dominated by a five slot grille, rounded headlamps and heavy duty front bumper. The top end variants sit on twin five spoke alloy wheels and get a tail gate mounted spare wheel.
The Jimny and Jimny Sierra differ in dimensions. Jimny measures 3,395 mm in length, 1,475 mm in width and up to 1,715 mm in height and gets ground clearance of 200 mm. Jimny Sierra is larger with 3,550 mm length, 1,645 mm width and 1,730 mm height and ground clearance of 210 mm. Both models sit on the same 2,250mm wheelbase.
Engine specifications on the Jimny include a 0.66 liter, 3 cylinder petrol engine offering 64 PS power at 6,500 rpm and 103 Nm torque at 3,500 rpm. Jimny Sierra is powered by a K15B 1.5 liter, 4 cylinder, petrol engine offering 102 PS power at 6,000 rpm and 130 Nm torque at 4,000 rpm.
There are no details as to if and when the Suzuki Jimny will be launched in India. 2018 Suzuki Jimny is priced in Japan at JPY 1,458,000 (INR 9.02 lakhs) for the base model Jimny XG, going up to JPY 2,019,600 (INR 12.49 lakhs) for Jimny Sierra JC variant.