Unlike Japanese market which hardly asks for diesel versions, international markets including the Philippines are longing for this type of engine. However, according to the latest car news, Suzuki Jimny 2019 will launch its sale there later this year but highly likely in petrol engine form only.
Suzuki Jimny 2019 has already launched sale in Japan
This is due to the downward trend of the demand for diesel engine on the global scale. In fact, this company has ceased to sell their diesel vehicles in the United Kingdoms. For such markets as India, products equipped with 1.3L DDiS diesel engine might be delayed till 2020 at the latest.
For now, most models in foreign markets will use 1.5L K15B engine running on petrol. It can produce the top speed of 102 PS @ 6,000 rpm and max torque of 130 Nm @ 4,000 rpm. Also, this next-gen can be mated with both 5-speed manual transmission and 4-speed automatic gearbox.
Suzuki Jimny Sierra 2019 is supposed to be European-bound
Finally, Suzuki Jimny Sierra 2019 for international markets, Europe to be more specific, is already introduced with detailed specs of 3,550 mm, 1,645 mm and 1,730 mm in length, width and height respectively. This model offers a wide range of hi-tech features like 7-inch touchscreen infotainment, ORVMs, automatic climate adjustment, LED headlamps and so on.
The price for this version ranges from JPY 1,760,400 (~P835,600) to JPY 2,019,600 (~P958,600).
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