• Suzuki Jimny XC

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Key facts

Suzuki Jimny XC, 2012 MY JB23W JXCU-D9 information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
3395 mm
How heavy?
990 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 658 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
64 PS / 63 bhp / 47 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
103 Nm / 76 / 10.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm


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2012 Suzuki Jimny XC technical specifications


The Suzuki Jimny XC is an off-road vehicle with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power through all four wheels.
The Jimny XC forms part of Suzuki's JB23W family of cars.
Its 0.7 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 3 cylinder unit that has an output of 63 bhp (64 PS/47 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 103 N·m (76 lb·ft/10.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual 'box.
The Suzuki Jimny XC weighs a quoted 990 kg at the kerb.
2012 Suzuki Jimny XC data
Suzuki Jimny XC, 2012 MY JB23W JXCU-D9 data
Applicable to the Japanese (JDM) domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 88.6
Track/tread (front) 1265 49.8
Track/tread (rear) 1275 50.2
Length 3395 133.7
Width 1475 58.1
Height 1715 67.5
Ground clearance 200 7.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.51
Kerb weight 990 kg 2183 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Suzuki
Engine code K6A
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 0.7 litre
658 cc
(40.154 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68 × 60.4 mm
2.68 × 2.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 64 PS (63 bhp) (47 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 95.7 bhp/litre
1.57 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 103 Nm (76 ft·lb) (10.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 156.53 Nm/litre
1.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1967.1 kPa (285.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 219.33 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 64.52 PS/g
47.45 kW/g
63.64 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.07 kg/kW
35.2 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering ball & nut
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 175/80 R 16 91Q
Tyres rear 175/80 R 16 91Q
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.30
general ID292798
Production total
Model code JXCU-D9
Model family JB23W
RAC rating 8.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Suzuki Jimny XC added 2012-11-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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