Can the little Suzuki take it up to the giant Toyota? Only one way to find out...

If you're anything like us, the arrival of a new Suzuki Jimny is exciting news. With a cute, retro face and proper off-road chops, it's the antidote to the average soft-roader.

But just how capable is it when the going gets really, really tough? To find out, Autocar put the flyweight Suzuki head-to-head with a proper heavyweight, in the form of the Toyota Prado three-door utility – known as the LandCruiser Utility in the UK.

The pair take on a rock crawl, one after the other. Although it's not quite as capable as the big Toyota, the Suzuki comes close to matching a vehicle costing twice as much.

Its main drawback? The lack of proper locking differentials. Check out the video below, and let us know if you're fired up for the arrival of the new Jimny.