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SUZUKI Jimny Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 4
First production year: 2005
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2018 - Present

It is very difficult for a carmaker to continue a legendary car for decades. Somehow, Suzuki managed to keep the Jimny nameplate since 1970 and still be appealing. But in some parts of the world, it is known only as of the second generation. At a glance, some would say that the Suzuki designers are paid on a minimum wage. But since its image is very easy to remember, it means that they did go...

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gasoline engines:

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.5L ALLGRIP PRO 4AT AWD (101 HP)

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.5L ALLGRIP PRO 5MT AWD (101 HP)

2012 - 2018

In 2012, the conservative Jimny received a slight refresh. Nothing too flamboyant but it had to be done in order to keep the car compliant with modern safety regulations. The exterior is quite the same, with the exception of a redesigned front bumper, a decorative hood scoop, new rims and a few extra colors, including Breeze Blue Metallic. On the inside, some slight design changes have bee...

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gasoline engines:

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.3 DOHC 4AT (85 HP)

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.3 DOHC 5MT (85 HP)driven: read

2005 - 2012

Suzuki refreshed the Jimny range in 2005, seven years after the new model's initial introduction, which replaced the older and trustworthy Samurai range. The Jimny was the smallest rough off-roader on the market. It was the only car of its size that sported a body-on-frame construction with rigid axles both front and rear. Even though the carmaker built it with coil-springs, it wasn'...

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gasoline engines:

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.3L VVT 4AT AWD (82 HP)

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.3L VVT 4AT AWD (85 HP)

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.3L VVT 5MT (85 HP)

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.3L VVT 5MT AWD (82 HP)

  SUZUKI Jimny 1.3L VVT 5MT AWD (85 HP)

2005 - 2011

It didn't matter the size. The Suzuki Jimny was a real off-road vehicle able to go where any other Jeep, Toyota, or Landie could go and, sometimes, outrun them, no matter how slow it went. In 1997, Suzuki decided to retire the Samurai off-road vehicle. It was on the market since 1970 and even with all of its improvements began to show its age. Suzuki changed almost everything when it bui...

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