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Suzuki PH unveiled its best-selling MPV the all-new Jimny All-Grip Pro
Suzuki PH unveiled its best-selling MPV the all-new Jimny All-Grip Pro

Suzuki PH unveiled its best-selling MPV the all-new Jimny All-Grip Pro

Suzuki Philippines unveiled its best selling MPV in the country with the All-New Jimny All-Grip Pro in a launch last March 8 held at the BGC Amphitheater in Bonifacio Global City.

Suzuki PH announced that they will also be having another launch of the Jimny Grip Pro in a three-leg activation strategically mounted in key parts of the metro located at Eastwood, Central Plaza and the UP Town Center Amphitheater.

The Suzuki Jimny All-Grip Pro starts at P975,000 with two variants the GLX and GL.  Available colors from Solid Kinetic Yellow, Metallic Brisk Blue, Metallic Chiffon Ivory, Pearl Bluish Black, Solid Medium Gray, Metallic Silky Silver, Superior White and Solid Jungle Green. It is now available for reservation through all authorized Suzuki dealers.

True 4X4 Experience

The all-new Jimny features All Grip Pro is designed to deliver a true 4×4 experience, its ladder frame is more resistant than a monocoque body to torsion and uses a long-stroke 3-link suspension and rigid full wheel axles on both front and rear for strong traction on uneven terrain.

The Jimny can climb over ridges and verticals without scrapping its bumpers or underbody thanks to its 37-degree specialized approach angle, 28-degree ramp breakover angle and 49-degree departure angle.

It has 4WD with low-range transfer gear, it can switch between 4WD and 2WD to achieve optimal off-road performance and better fuel economy.

With hill hold control, hill descent control and brake limited slip-differential (LSD) traction control. These systems allow both wheels to maintain speed and better control in rough road conditions

Functional and practical aesthetics

It sports a square body for better situational awareness while the look and body express off-road functionality in every detail, from the tough square form to the 15-inch alloy wheels painted in dark-metallic gray. The angled bumper is optimized for off-road terrain while the square wheel arches allow for easier tire changes. Molded black bumpers, wheel arch extensions and side sills help block pebbles from scratching the body panels. The iconic round headlamps inherited from past models are completely separated to allow independent replacement.

The instrument panel and surrounding parts have scratch- and stain-resistant grained finish, circular steering wheel has a leather cover, and the multimedia audio unit features a bigger 9-inch capacitive touchscreen. It features off-line GPS navigation system and off-road audio guide. Plus, the center switches and dials in metallic colors for easy use.

For storage, it now accommodates 53 liters more luggage while small items can be stored in a removable luggage box.

Powerful, efficient and safety

The all-new Jimny uses a 1.5-liter, 4-cylinder K15B, a specially designed flywheel for engine flexibility and improved NVH and a lightweight resin belt cover and fuel tank. The optimized intake system and long nozzle injector enhance fuel efficiency. The new MPV has a maximum output power of [email protected],000rpm and a torque of [email protected],000rpm.

Safety features includes the Total Effective Control Technology (TECT) which scatters collision energy across the vehicle frame to mitigate damage to the car and passengers.

The Jimny’s ladder frame rigidity was increased and the body mounts redesigned for lower vibration. The front seat cushion frames are 70mm wider and 50mm taller for better shock absorption. With built-in zinc-coated steel and has a more effective floor undercoating and seater coatings at panel edges to protect it against rust caused by salt from river crossings.

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