Maruti Suzuki Jimny Alpha and Zeta variants compared – Rs. 95,000 price difference [Video]

The Maruti Suzuki Jimny has captivated car enthusiasts worldwide with its rugged charm and exceptional off-road capabilities. After much anticipation, the company has finally launched the model in India as well. Maruti Suzuki has introduced the Jimny in two variants – Alpha and Zeta. Recently, a video highlighting the differences between the two variants has been shared online. This YouTube video delves into the nuances of the top variant Alpha and the base variant Zeta, shedding light on their unique features and design elements.

The video, comparing the base Zeta variant and the top Alpha variant, has been shared on YouTube by The Car Show on their channel. Firstly, the YouTuber starts with an introduction to the two variants and mentions that there is a difference of around Rs 95,000 between them. He then points out that although both cars may appear black, the Zeta variant car is finished in true black color, while the Alpha variant in front of him is finished in a shade of bluish black, which is one of the newest color offerings from Maruti Suzuki Nexa. He also notes that both models in front are equipped with the manual transmission option.

After the introduction, he proceeds to the front of the two cars and begins highlighting the differences between the variants. He states that the Alpha variant features LED projector headlamps, fog lamps, and a headlight washer system, while the base Zeta variant comes with standard halogen headlamps, no fog lamps, and no headlight washer system. Apart from these differences, he notes that the front fascia looks exactly the same and both have the same chrome treatment on the grille slots.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny Alpha and Zeta variants compared – Rs. 95,000 price difference [Video]

Next, the presenter moves to the side profile of the cars and mentions that the only three major differences are that the top-spec model gets request sensors on the front doors, while the base variant doesn’t. He also adds that the mirrors on the top model are painted in high-gloss black, whereas they are matte black on the base variant. Additionally, he points out that the door handles on the top-spec model are body-colored, while they are matte black on the base variant. Moving to the rear of the car, he states that it looks almost the same, except for a few differences such as the rear window wiper washer and defogger system and request sensor, which are present in the top model but absent in the base variant.

He then proceeds to the interior of the two Jimny variants and starts pointing out the differences. He mentions that the top-spec model features a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, while the base variant comes with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Additionally, the top variant has an automatic climate control system, whereas the base variant has manual air conditioning controls. The presenter also highlights that the top-spec model includes a keyless entry system, start-stop button, automatic headlights, and auto-folding mirrors, all of which are absent in the base Zeta variant.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny Alpha and Zeta variants compared – Rs. 95,000 price difference [Video]

Moving on to the powertrain, he mentions that both variants are equipped with the same 1.5-liter four-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine, paired with either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. The engine delivers a maximum power output of 104.8 PS and a maximum torque output of 134.2 Nm. The manual versions claim a fuel efficiency of 16.94 kmpl, while the automatic variants promise 16.39 kmpl. Suzuki’s AllGrip Pro four-wheel-drive system is standard across all variants.

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