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Cheaper 2022 Suzuki Jimny Lite confirmed for Australia, here by August

Suzuki has announced the new 2021 Suzuki Jimny Lite for Australia, which will lower the entry price for Suzuki’s popular pint-sized off-roader. It is so far unclear how many examples of the Jimny Lite Suzuki plans to ship to Australia. However, a local spokesperson for the brand told CarAdvice the new variant would “definitely bring down wait times,” which currently sit at 6-8 months...

2024 Suzuki Jimny Hybrid in development – report

The 2024 Suzuki Jimny Hybrid is on the way, as the Japanese car maker moves towards an electrified, low-emissions model range. Future plans revealed by Austrian publication Die Motorprofis show the entire Suzuki line-up will move to electrification in order to meet strict emissions laws in Europe...

2020 Suzuki Jimny recalled with potential water leak – UPDATE: Four more cars potentially affected

UPDATE, 29 May 2021: Four further examples of the 2020 Suzuki Jimny have been recalled, with the Japanese manufacturer citing an existing windshield fault. You can view vehicle identification numbers for the most recent recall here. 26 May 2021: Suzuki Australia has recalled 13 examples of its 2020 Jimny SUV, citing the potential for water leakage through the windshield...

Five-door Suzuki Jimny ‘Long’ due in 2022 with turbo power, sub-$35,000 price – report

The hotly-anticipated Suzuki Jimny five-door will arrive in 2022, according to new reports out of Japan, bringing more power and practicality to the popular baby off-roader. Japan’s MOTA claims the five-door Jimny will wear the ‘Long’ moniker, with a debut slated for sometime in 2022 – intended to allow Suzuki's resources to be devoted to responding to booming new-car sales demand, and to solve ongoing global supply issues (including the semiconductor shortage)...

Suzuki Jimny to be listed on Australian Securities Exchange – UPDATE

UPDATE, 12:00pm, 01/04/21: Well done to our readers on uncovering the April Foolishness behind this one. The Suzuki Jimny won't be listed on the ASX, despite the big numbers being sought on the used-car market. The original story can be found below. The 2021 Suzuki Jimny is set to be listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), allowing investors to trade the popularity of the small SUV on the futures market...

2022 Suzuki Jimny long-wheelbase spied, sparking rumours of a five-door

A long-wheelbase (LWB) version of the 2021 Suzuki Jimny has been caught testing for the first time – but it's unclear whether the mule has the crucial set of rear doors the motoring world is yearning for. Snapped by our spy photography partners in Europe, the Jimny prototype spied flaunts a notably longer wheelbase than the standard model currently offered by Suzuki in Australia – around a few hundred millimetres longer, if our initial glance proves accurate...

Suzuki Jimny production ramps up in India, five-door due in 2022 – report

The rumoured Suzuki Jimny five-door is expected to be unveiled this year ahead of its showroom arrival in 2021, according to an overseas report. Autocar India say Indian exports of the Suzuki Jimny three-door have started, and that the unveiling of the five-door is "six months away"...

Top 10 new cars money can’t buy: The list of vehicles with a long queue

New-car sales have recovered faster than expected in the wake of the pandemic – with demand surging in the last two months of 2020 – which has led to severe stock shortages of some models. After almost a decade of record low prices and sharp drive-away deals the balance of power has shifted in favour of dealers who are scrambling for cars to sell...

Five-door Suzuki Jimny could debut in 2021 – report

A five-door variant of the Suzuki Jimny is tipped to go into production in 2021. While rumours of a five-door Jimny first surfaced in 2018, a report from website GaadiWaadi suggests the model will be manufactured by Suzuki's Indian subsidiary from next year. However, it claims the vehicles will be assembled with 'knock-down' kits coming from Japan – meaning production of a five-door Jimny may be established in Japan itself...

Suzuki Jimny is the little car that could: hits new sales record, wait list still 12 months

The fun-size four-wheel-drive, the Suzuki Jimny, has set a new sales record in Australia, as the waiting list continues to stretch up to 12 months on certain models. Suzuki has sold more Jimnys in the first nine months of 2020 (1474) than it did for the entire 2019 calendar year (1391)...

Suzuki Jimny gets a GVM upgrade via Ironman 4x4

Suzuki Jimny owners can now upgrade the GVM (gross vehicle mass) of their pint-sized off-roaders, thanks to local aftermarket outfitters Ironman 4x4. Fully compliant with Australian regulations, the kit adds 350 kilograms of payload, increasing the GVM from 1435kg to 1785kg. This more than doubles the available payload, compared to a standard Jimny...