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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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33 reader reviews for Suzuki Jimny 4x4.
  • 1.3 JLX O2 Soft Top 3dr

    Paul Stopford , Leicestershire . Date: 21/08/2006
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This was the biggest motoring mistake I have ever made. The car felt dangerous on the motorway and was frightening in heavy winds. This was not helped by a wheel wobble that the dealer couldn't fix.

    It had a number of faults, including the wheel wobble and an oil leak which the dealer dismissed. After 11 months the wipers failed in heavy rain. Suzuki Assistance's contractor refused to put it on a truck, forcing me to drive 20 miles in heavy rain to a garage. After 3 days the dealer still had not attempted to repair it, so I exchanged it that same afternoon for a secondhand Nissan Almera which turned out to be fantastic.

    When I contacted Suzuki customer care they were rude. No-one in my family would ever buy another Suzuki product.

  • 1.3 JLX Mode 3dr

    Stephen Winfield Date: 30/06/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned one for two years, driving it around Switzerland and the Alps in France near Mont Blanc.

    In winter it comes into its own: I never had to use snow tyres and in March 2006 when there was a day of ice in downtown Geneva, I was very glad of it.

    This is a real 4x4 that is real value for money. On-road ride is not good, but then it is not designed for that.

    Suzuki even points this out in the advertising for the vehicle.

  • 1.3 JLX 3dr

    Craig Wood Date: 26/06/2006
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have been in a Suzuki Jimny. It is such a good car it will probably be one of the best cheap 4x4s in the Suzuki range.

    In my opinion, take a test drive.

  • 1.3 JLX 3dr

    steven wyatt-grainge , Suffolk . Date: 29/05/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I bought the Jimny for my wife, she loves driving it because it feels like a baby discovery with its raised driving position. At the moment it is returning 40mpg, she doesn't drive it hard and prefers to cruise between 55 and 60mph.

    For a small 4x4 on the outside it is quite large inside. Service parts are readily available from most carpart outlets at reasonable prices. If you are thinking about buying one DO IT! you wont be sorry. We got the estate because the soft tops clips break and they can leak in the wet, also the estate is more secure.

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