Suzuki Jimny Sierra, 2012 MY JB43W GWZJ-Y8 JP

The Jimny Sierra is a road car from Suzuki, with four wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 3 door off-road vehicle body style. It is part of Suzuki's JB43W model range. The Suzuki Jimny Sierra's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.3 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 87 bhp (88 PS/65 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 118 N·m (87 lb·ft/12 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1060 kg at the kerb.


Suzuki Jimny Sierra -
Suzuki Jimny Sierra
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Key facts

Suzuki Jimny Sierra, 2012 MY JB43W GWZJ-Y8 JP information summary

What body style?
3 door off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
3600 mm
How heavy?
1060 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1328 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
88 PS / 87 bhp / 65 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
118 Nm / 87 / 12 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Suzuki JB43W models

3 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1328 cm3 88 PS 87 bhp 65 kW 1070 kg
2012 Suzuki Jimny Sierra data
Applicable to the Japanese (JDM) domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 mm 88.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1355 mm 53.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1365 mm 53.7 inches
Length 3600 mm 141.7 inches
Width 1600 mm 63 inches
Height 1705 mm 67.1 inches
Ground clearance 190 mm 7.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 1060 kg 2337 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Suzuki
Engine code M13A
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1328 cc
(81.04 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78 × 69.5 mm
3.07 × 2.74 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 88 PS (87 bhp) (65 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 65.5 bhp/litre
1.07 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 118 Nm (87 ft·lb) (12 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 88.86 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1116.6 kPa (161.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 332 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
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 83.22 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.2 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
82.08 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.34 kg/kW
27.29 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/60 R 15 95S
Tyres rear 205/60 R 15 95S
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.42
general ID292820
Production total
Model code GWZJ-Y8
Model family JB43W
RAC rating 15.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Suzuki Jimny Sierra added 2012-11-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.