Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition Launched, With a Starting Price of Rs. 10.74 Lakhs

Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition

Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition was launched at a starting price of Rs. 10.74 lakhs (ex-showroom). It comes with a number of accessories and is only available for a short while. All versions will include the Thunder Edition. With this edition, the Jimny comes with a free accessory kit and a significant discount of Rs. 2 lakhs for the Zeta variants.

Accessories for the Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition include a tan steering wheel, an off-road dual-stroke finish, a front bumper garnish, a front skid plate, side door cladding, a door visor, a door sill guard, ORVM garnish, front and rear side fender garnish, a painted hood, a rustic-tan grip cover, an interior styling kit, graphic design, and a designer mat.

The Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition is exactly the same as it was before. It has features like rear camera, Arkamys speakers, 9-inch SmartPlay Pro+ with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED projector lamps with washers, etc.

It has six airbags, an electronic brakeforce distribution system (EBD), an anti-lock braking system (ABS), a brake assist feature, an electronic stability program (ESP), a brake limited slip differential, hill hold and hill descent control, ISOFIX, and other safety features.

A 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine (K15B) with 105 horsepower and 134.2 Nm of torque powers the Jimny. There are two transmission options: a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic.

Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition

As standard, it has low range transfer gear (4L mode) and ALLGRIP PRO (4WD). The Jimny’s stated fuel efficiency for the 5-speed MT is 16.94 km/l, while the 4-speed AT is 16.39 km/l.

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Price of Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition

Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition
All prices ex-showroom


Availability and Price

  • Is the Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition still available?

No, unfortunately, the Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition was a limited-time offer and is currently discontinued. Maruti Suzuki delisted it in January 2024.

  • What was the price of the Maruti Jimny Thunder Edition?

The Thunder Edition offered a significant price cut compared to the standard Jimny. It started at Rs. 10.74 lakh (ex-showroom) which was Rs. 2 lakh less than the regular model.

Features and Specifications

  • What additional features did the Thunder Edition offer?

The Thunder Edition came with a free accessory kit including a tan steering wheel, off-road visual enhancements, front skid plate, side door cladding, visors, and more.

  • Did the Thunder Edition have any mechanical changes compared to the standard Jimny?

No, the Thunder Edition was purely cosmetic and feature-based. It retained the same 1.5L petrol engine, 4WD system, and other specifications as the standard Jimny.

Engine and Performance

  • What engine powers the Maruti Jimny?

The Jimny is powered by a 1.5-liter K15B naturally aspirated petrol engine producing 103 bhp and 134.2 Nm of torque.

  • What transmission options are available with the Jimny?

The Jimny comes with two transmission choices: a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic.

  • What is the fuel efficiency of the Maruti Jimny?

The claimed fuel efficiency for the Jimny is 16.94 km/l for the manual variant and 16.39 km/l for the automatic.

Alternatives and Competitors

  • What are some alternatives to the Maruti Jimny?

The Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha are the primary competitors in the compact off-road SUV segment.

  • How does the Jimny compare to the Mahindra Thar?

Both are capable off-roaders, but the Thar offers a more powerful engine and slightly more space. However, the Jimny is known for its maneuverability and affordability.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does the Jimny offer a comfortable ride on the highway?

Due to its boxy design and focus on off-road capability, the ride quality might be less comfortable compared to conventional SUVs on smooth roads.

  • Is the Jimny suitable for city driving?

The Jimny’s compact size makes it easy to maneuver in tight spaces, but its tall stance and off-road tires might affect fuel efficiency in city conditions.

  • What safety features does the Jimny come with?

The Jimny boasts safety features like six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, hill hold and descent control, and ISOFIX child seat mounts.

  • Is the discontinued Jimny Thunder Edition expected to return?

There is currently no official information from Maruti Suzuki regarding the revival of the Jimny Thunder Edition.

  • Where can I find more information about the Maruti Jimny?

You can visit the official Maruti Suzuki website or authorized dealerships for the latest details and specifications.

  • Are there any ongoing discounts or offers available for the Maruti Jimny?

While the Thunder Edition offered a significant discount, information on current offers or discounts is best obtained from authorized Maruti Suzuki dealerships.

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