Maruti Suzuki Jimny real life city mileage test [Video]

India is a country where buyers of new cars are very concerned about the mileage of their vehicles, and many of them base their purchasing decisions on this factor. This mileage-conscious mindset has led YouTubers to test the real-life mileage of Maruti Suzuki India Limited’s newest lifestyle off-roader, the Jimny. In a video, the presenter and his friend demonstrate the actual mileage provided by the brand-new Jimny after a full drive in a city like Delhi. The YouTubers also share their entire driving experience with the Jimny in Delhi.

The video of the Maruti Suzuki Jimny’s real-life mileage test in the city has been shared on YouTube by MRD Cars on their channel. The video begins outside a petrol station, where the presenter states that they will be testing the Jimny’s mileage in the city. He then takes his Jimny to the fueling station and asks the petrol pump attendant to completely fill the tank. The presenter shows that at this point, the Jimny has taken around 34 liters of petrol. He then sits inside the car, clears the trip B meter and previous mileage, and shows that the car currently shows a range of 325 km.

Afterward, the presenter starts driving the car and mentions that for this test, they will be driving the Jimny in 4×2 mode only. He explains that they will first go from Gurgaon to Karol Bagh in Delhi. Meanwhile, he comments that the Jimny’s steering, being a hydraulic unit, is very hard to maneuver in traffic with one hand, but he adds that it is better than the Mahindra Thar. Then, he picks up his friend, and they both discuss their mileage expectations, estimating a rough number of around 12-13 kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny real life city mileage test [Video]

As the video progresses, the presenter updates the mileage every few moments, and the average mileage falls within the range of 11-13 kmpl. Finally, after driving the Jimny for around 80 km, the presenter returns to the same spot and refills the car. This time, the car takes around 6.7 liters of petrol, and the presenter calculates the final mileage to be around 11.89 kmpl. He mentions that the car’s MID also shows the same 11.9 kmpl, confirming its accuracy. The presenter then shares his thoughts, stating that considering the bumper-to-bumper traffic, the mileage is spot on, and he is satisfied with the car.

According to Maruti Suzuki, the five-door Jimny, powered by the brand’s tried and tested K15B 1.5-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine, offers a mileage of 16.94 kmpl with a five-speed manual transmission. Furthermore, the four-speed automatic transmission model provides a mileage of 16.39 kmpl. When compared to the current most popular off-roader, the Mahindra Thar, which claims a mileage of 15.2 kmpl with the diesel manual variant and 9 kmpl with the diesel automatic variant, the Jimny’s figures seem justified.

Maruti Suzuki Jimny real life city mileage test [Video]

Additionally, when comparing similar variants, the Jimny still outperforms the petrol versions of the Mahindra Thar. Both the manual and automatic versions of the Thar petrol models have claimed ARAI mileage ratings of 15.2 kmpl. The Jimny also surpasses the Force Gurkha, another nationwide off-road vehicle with a dedicated lifestyle. The Force Gurkha has a mileage of 12.4 km per liter and is only available with a diesel manual transmission.

Utkarsh Deshmukh

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