Suzuki Philippines Holds Three-leg Activation for All-new Jimny All-Grip Pro

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March 24, 2019

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Suzuki Philippines brought home the much-talked about vehicle for Filipino adventurers- the all-new Jimny All-Grip Pro. The price of the all-new Jimny All-Grip Pro was revealed in a recently held launch in Taguig City. The launch was part of a three-leg activation that was strategically mounted in key parts of NCR. The second leg was held last March 15-17 and the third leg was staged this past weekend at the UP Town Central Plaza. 
    
During these dates, off-road enthusiasts can check out the fourth generation of Suzuki’s trademark 4x4 and other models live and up close. Fun activities and games await off-road adventurers during each leg of the launch. 
    
Designed to deliver authentic 4x4 experience, the all-new Jimny features All Grip Pro for high off-road capability that allows instant response and maneuver through difficult terrain. 
    
The fourth iteration of this popular Suzuki SUV uses a ladder frame that is more resistant than a monocoque body to torsion and is therefore better suited for off-road, rough terrain. Compared with many SUVs today with independent suspensions, the Jimny 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 obstacles and steep hills without scrapping its bumpers or underbody. The vehicle’s 37-degree specialized approach angle, 28-degree ramp breakover angle and 49-degree departure angle allow it to maneuver over ridges and verticals.
    
With its part-time 4WD with low-range transfer gear, the Jimny can switch between 4WD and 2WD to achieve optimal off-road performance and better fuel economy and enhanced cornering on paved roads, respectively. The SUV also has extra torque in the 4L mode for rough terrain.
    
Whether the day calls for multiple projects off site or unplanned long trips outside the metro, the all-new Suzuki Jimny can handle the challenge by combining hill hold control, hill descent control and brake limited slip-differential (LSD) traction control. These braking assistance systems allow for better control in rough road conditions.
    
The fourth-generation SUV sports a square body for better situational awareness.  Its compact dimensions allow the Jimny to maneuver through narrow mountain trails and thick forests, a clear advantage over larger off-road vehicles. Its light weight lets it conquer mud, sand and up steep slippery slopes where heavier vehicles tend to get stuck. 
    
The Jimny’s 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 interior mirrors the simple and straightforward exterior. Black is used to minimize distraction, with functional parts such as center switches and dials in metallic colors for easy use. The instrument panel and surrounding parts have scratch- and stain-resistant grained finish while the circular steering wheel has a leather cover to withstand rough handling.
    
The multimedia audio unit features a bigger 9-inch capacitive touchscreen with large icons and soft buttons for easy control. It features off-line GPS navigation system and off-road audio guide.
    
The all-new Jimny accommodates 53 liters more luggage than the previous model. Small items can be stored in a removable luggage box for easier organization.
    
The all-new Jimny uses a 1.5-liter, 4-cylinder K15B engine that delivers stronger torque at all rpm than the previous Jimny. It features 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 Jimny All-Grip Pro also features Suzuki’s Total Effective Control Technology (TECT), which scatters collision energy across the vehicle frame to mitigate damage to the car and passengers.
    
To reduce driver stress and fatigue, one of the top design considerations for the new Jimny, the SUV’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. Unpleasant noise inside the cabin was reduced through the strategic placement of sound-absorbing material throughout the body. 
    
For greater dependability, the Jimny All-Grip Pro use zinc-coated steel more extensively and has a more effective floor undercoating and seater coatings at panel edges to protect it against rust caused by salt from river crossings.
    
Jimny Fans can choose their vehicle’s armor because this off-road warrior comes in two variants: monotone and two-tone.The monotone variants are Pearl Bluish Black, Solid Medium Gray, Metallic Silky Silver, Superior White and Solid Jungle Green while the two-tone variants are Solid Kinetic Yellow, Metallic Brisk Blue and Metallic Chiffon Ivory.
    
Prices for the all-new Jimny are Php 975,000 for GL MT; Php 1,035,000 for the GL AT; Php 1,085,000 for the GLX AT monotone and Php 1,095,000 for the GLX AT two-tone. 
    
The Suzuki Jimny All-Grip Pro is now available in all authorized Suzuki dealers.


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