2013 Suzuki Jimny Sierra on sale in Australia

The 2013 Suzuki Jimny Sierra is now on sale in Australia, with the compact four-wheel drive sporting a new front end and a refreshed cabin.
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The upgraded pint-sized off-roader features a redesigned grille and front bumper for a tougher, more rugged appearance, while a new air intake on the bonnet assists engine cooling.

The cabin of the four-seater Suzuki Jimny Sierra also scores new fabric upholstery, which rounds out the changes to the 2013 model.

The 63kW/110Nm 1.3-litre four-cylinder petrol engine carries over unchanged from the old model, using 7.3 litres of fuel per 100km when teamed with the five-speed manual transmission and 7.8L/100km with the optional four-speed automatic.

The updated Suzuki Jimny Sierra is available in dealerships now, priced from $18,990 driveaway for the manual and $20,990 for the automatic. Alloy wheels add $1000 to the price of both variants.

The third-generation Jimny is one most enduring vehicles on the market, having launched down under around 14 years ago at the end of 1998.

Despite its age, sales of the Jimny are up 66 per cent so far this year, with 696 sold across Australia to the end of September.