Is the new generation Maruti Gypsy 2019 slated to come to India? The Gypsy that sold for many years. This fun SUV had got old and also does not meet new safety norms. The new generation vehicle has been revealed internationally. This actually is the new Suzuki Jimny. The Jimmy was sold as the Gypsy in India. we expect Maruti to continue calling the car Gypsy. The new Suzuki Jimny has nothing in common with the old model. The SUV is built on a new platform altogether. It is based on the X-Lander concept vehicle. The new platform meets the new norms and will be sold in many countries. The Jimmy is now in its fourth generation. The official images of this off-roader have also been released. The interiors of the SUV are yet to be revealed, though.
The upcoming Maruti Gypsy has triggered a lot of excitement. The Gypsy has been a favorite amongst many enthusiasts. The new-gen Gypsy will be made in India and also will be exported to other markets. This new vehicle is now, lighter, stronger, more fuel-efficient and also better in terms of safety. It will also use high tensile steel in its manufacture, which makes it stronger yet keeps it light.
The Maruti Gypsy sold in India had a different design as compared to the new model. The new generation model seems inspired by the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon. This has made the Gypsy even more interesting and has created quite a buzz. The new design language for Suzuki vehicles has been quite interesting. They now look very contemporary. The Maruti Gypsy 2nd gen can be expected to be rolled out in India sometime soon. The long-wheelbase version is likely to be sold in India. It will be identical in length to the older Gypsy.
The Gypsy will not be sold from the Nexa Experience showrooms, but the regular Maruti showrooms. It will be manufactured in India and also exported. Maruti will try to revive the adventure spirit by bringing back the Gypsy. What all will the Gypsy 2019 offer? Will it regain its lost glory? Read further to know more about the Maruti Gypsy 2019.
New Maruti Gypsy 2019 Price in India
Maruti Gypsy 2019
₹ 7 lakhs
₹ 10 lakhs
The Gypsy will be an affordable vehicle, just like it was earlier. We estimate the new Gypsy to be placed at INR 7 lakhs to INR 10 lakhs (on-road). This will get a new design, more features and shall continue to be an AWD. The new Gypsy will be based on an all-new platform, which will be lighter, hence it will have better performance, handling and mileage too.
Maruti Gypsy 2019 Diesel Launch Date
|Maruti Gypsy 2019||December 2019|
There are possibilities of it coming by the 2019 year-end. There have been speculations on the launch of the Maruti Gypsy with a diesel engine. However, we reckon that Maruti will not introduce a diesel engine in this vehicle. The Vitara Brezza seems high volumes in diesel and Maruti would push the petrol engine in the Gypsy. The Maruti Gypsy will be a light off-road vehicle, hence it will be frugal as well. The Gypsy will have many buyers attracted to it. If will be offered with a powerful engine and 4×4, Thar will have a worthy competitor. Maruti will be looking at getting into production for India by late 2019. That is the period one can expect it to arrive. Maruti could also launch the car on the Auto Expo in 2020 which will be it’s the biggest launch then.
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Maruti Gypsy 2019 Interior
The interiors will be all new and a departure from the earlier Gypsy. This vehicle might also get keyless entry, push start and stop, touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. There will be maps and even reverse camera. The new SUV will come with dual airbags and ABS as a standard feature. Maruti will try at make it conducive for every usage, apart from off-roading. This will set it apart from the Mahindra Thar. The new Gypsy will come as a four-seater this time it seems.
There will even be a two-seater version, but that version will only be exported. It is a bit too early to state what will be offered on it. In terms of styling, there shall be a lot of space and features on offer. Maruti has been offering feature-rich vehicles and the Gypsy will be no exception. In fact, with more features and stylish interiors, Maruti will attract more Thar buyers towards it.
New Maruti Gypsy 2019 Specifications
|Maruti Gypsy 2019|
|1.2-litre (petrol) / 1.0-litre Boosterjet (Petrol)|
|84bhp / 110bhp|
|115Nm / 175Nm|
|5-speed manual with 4WD|
The new Gypsy is expected to come with a 1.2-litre petrol engine for India. There are even reports stating that the new Gypsy will come with a 1.5-litre petrol engine that will be powering the updated Ciaz. While in other markets it will be made available with a 658cc engine, which is turbo-charged. Now, the point is there will be an AWD on offer on the Gypsy. At the same time, the new Gypsy will have a five-speed manual transmission. As the body will be lighter, it will have better performance. At the same time, good driving dynamics too. The fuel efficiency will also see a jump.
For the Indian market, it will have the 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine. This mill will churn about 84bhp of power and close to 115Nm of maximum torque. This will be offered with a five-speed manual and an all-wheel drive. There will be low-ratio too, and this will be a highly capable off-roader, just like its predecessor.
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Maruti Gypsy 2019 India Design
The new Maruti Gypsy 2019 looks aggressive in its styling. The X-Lander concept was bigger and a lot more muscular, though. The front grille has vertical slats and the headlamps are well-chiseled. The bumpers are fresh and new this time and not the metal ones like old times. It will retain the design language but the production version will have a lot of changes. The X-Lander Concept was showcased was a two-door just like the Jimny or the Gypsy. The glass on the doors won’t make it into production. It more from the point of view of a concert attraction. The tail lamps somewhat seem to be inspired from the Range Rover. The haunches will be pronounced as the concept showcases.
A new platform will underpin the 2019 Gypsy. The earlier Gypsy was built on a ladder frame chassis, but this new one will be a monocoque. This will make the new SUV lighter, powerful, dynamic and more efficient. The new Gypsy will have a hard top and may also come with a soft top option. The new Gypsy will have attractive styling making it an exciting product for the Indian car market. This will be a compact SUV and will be a good option for the off-road enthusiasts. In fact, the styling is bound to attract a lot of regular buyers too, who would other be looking at a compact SUV.
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Maruti Gypsy 2019 Images
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2019 Maruti Gypsy Competition
The Gypsy will compete mainly with the Mahindra Thar. As this will primarily target off-road enthusiasts. Currently, the Mahindra Thar is the hot favorite amongst enthusiasts and the Gypsy could further increase this segment and attract a lot of buyers towards it. Another competitor is the Force Gurkha, which is a very capable off-roader, however, it doesn’t sell volumes as of now.