The official photos of the brand new 2018 Suzuki Jimny are finally revealed. From what we have been able to see, the new Suzuki will feature many upgrades since it should be the next generation model. The current generation of this vehicle has been in the market for quite some time and since then it has undergone mildly revised styling inside and out, and upgraded engine. Despite the fact that is still a good-looking model, the car maker has seen the need for some adjustments in order to keep it fresh.
The upcoming Jimny will receive some interesting cosmetic upgrades in its exterior design. The cabin will also be significantly redesigned. Furthermore, it might use the new all-wheel drive system which will make it very capable on any type of terrain. All in all, with satisfying off-road ability and affordable price, the new Suzuki will definitively be very popular among small SUV fans.
2018 Suzuki Jimny types of engines and performances
When it comes to the porwetrain, there are still no any official reports. However, we assume that it will probably use the same engines which power the current generation. So, under the hood of the new Jimny, we will see a 1.3-liter inline-four engine. This unit has the output of 81 horses and 110 pound-feet of torque. The engine will be mated to either a five-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel drive system will be standard. Moreover, some sources claim that it will receive a new engine too. It will probably be a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder BoosterJet engine. However, the performance of this unit is still unknown.
Design of exterior and interior
First of all, the new 2018 Suzuki Jimny should keep its body-on frame construction and it will continue with the same dimensions as before. Some sources say that it might appear with reduced weight this time because of the usage of more lightweight materials such as aluminum, carbon fiber etc.
Speaking of the exterior design, the 2018 Jimny will retain its recognizable boxy and rugged appearance. However, we will notice refreshments all over the body. The front fascia will feature revised large grille with five vertical slats which will look more modern. As well, there should also be new headlamps and new fog lights. On the rear end, we will most likely see slightly revised tail lamps. Furthermore, it seems that a five-spoke alloy wheels might get small redesign too.
The interior of the 2018 Suzuki Jimny should also be revised. The space for passengers and cargo should be satisfying despite its small dimensions. The dashboard will feature a 7-inch display with infotainment system which will be placed a bit higher than before.
As for the equipment, it will get many features such as Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi, navigation, GPS and so on. As well, for the safety, it will be available with a rearview camera, parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, airbags etc.
Release date and price of the 2018 Suzuki Jimny
The 2018 Suzuki Jimny should appear sometime during next year, perhaps in the beginning of 2018. As for the price, the rumors claim that it will start at around $15,500 and it will go up to $20,000 depending on trim level and equipment.