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Suzuki Jimny (JB64)

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Suzuki Jimny (JB64/JB64W/JB74/XC). 2018 to date (prod. n/a). 3-door UV. F/A, 658 cm³ (I3 DOHC), 1462 cm³ (I4 DOHC). Chunky, petite off-roader, with crisp, modern styling and colourful exterior paint choices, winning awards in Japan and abroad, taking design cues from earlier Jimnys. Low Euro NCAP safety rating (three stars). Ladder frame evolved from third-generation Jimny. Particularly capable off-road, though more refined on-road than predecessor. JB64W denoted domestic model, with turbocharged 0·7, and four-wheel-drive mechanism back to its original mechanical type. Some safety equipment, including braking assist and lane-departure warning. Kei car dimensions. JB74, the Jimny Sierra, was for export, with flares taking the car beyond its kei dimensions, and equipped with a 1·5-litre unit. Shorter and wider than previous Sierra.

Manufacturing location: Kosai, Shizuoka, Japan

Marque: Suzuki | Model: Suzuki Jimny | Predecessor: Suzuki Jimny (JB23)

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