The one and only small, lightweight four-wheel drive is how Suzuki pitches the first all-new Jimny for 20 years. It gets an updated interior and funky exterior styling, but is it a match for the serious large 4x4 establishment? Matt Prior puts it up against the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser 3dr Utility in a disused quarry to find out. Subscribe now: smarturl.it/autocar

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Comments

    • N2N2Y
      N2N2Y

      Sad we cannot but it in India 🇮🇳

      about 2 days ago
    • Mancho Media
      Mancho Media

      Just so you know Suzuki, in Canada we still drive your 90s & 00s rusted out 4x4 waiting for a new model!

      about 4 days ago
    • Daniel James Simon
      Daniel James Simon

      Mr. Beans color

      about 5 days ago
    • RUHappyATM
      RUHappyATM

      looks like vomit yellow.

      about 5 days ago
    • David Thompson
      David Thompson

      Decent set of tires on there and most problems solved, my friends own farms in North Yorkshire UK, have had a 2006 model and really works well in the sticky stuff, very tough little 4wd vehicle

      about 5 days ago
    • Daniel Handika
      Daniel Handika

      this vs subaru xv

      about 7 days ago
    • FollowTheSun
      FollowTheSun

      Simply you didn't put the Jimny on the same route and placement as what you did for the Landcruiser. By the looks of it, Jimny could've eaten that route in seconds!

      about 9 days ago
    • czondag
      czondag

      Crap no diff lock??? Shit..

      about 9 days ago
    • Bim Bims
      Bim Bims

      kepengen banget gw ini

      about 12 days ago
    • Étienne Bolduc
      Étienne Bolduc

      Would be the perfect car for our pothole in Montreal,Canada

      about 12 days ago
    • indian Indian
      indian Indian

      We need these jimny in India

      about 12 days ago
    • ramon samson
      ramon samson

      O

      about 17 days ago
    • Andy aka Rudolf Hessiansack
      Andy aka Rudolf Hessiansack

      A rubbish driver is blaming the car in this situation. An experienced driver (off-road) would of clattered that obstacle. Biased review and not worth the pixels its displayed on.

      about 18 days ago
    • cobrasvt347
      cobrasvt347

      Y'all are lucky. Suzuki in America is dead. I wish it was still around. I can't even get some parts they are discontinued.

      about 19 days ago
    • cobrasvt347
      cobrasvt347

      It would be a proper off roader if it had lockers front and rear.

      about 19 days ago
    • DMX 10033
      DMX 10033

      What is AT consumption on highway? Why did not they want to use 5AT

      about 19 days ago
    • Perry Elyod
      Perry Elyod In reply to DMX 10033

      The AT is only a four speed, not five speed. Still, even though I've mainly driven manual transmissions, I would probably get this vehicle in an automatic version. It's a great vehicle for where I live, and I have been to my local Suzuki dealer to look at one. First modification - put on 205/70R15 Firestone Destination A/T tires.

      about 18 days ago
    • Tami L Howard
      Tami L Howard

      is this 3 door prado the same as the RAV4 in US?

      about 21 day ago
    • Perry Elyod
      Perry Elyod In reply to Tami L Howard

      No, the Prado uses a ladder frame, 2 speed transfer boxes and rear beam axles. The Lexus GX is the closest to the Prado. The RAV 4 is unibody construction, and is an front wheel drive AWD, not four wheel drive.

      about 18 days ago
    • slammerf16
      slammerf16

      This thing is begging for Tru-tracs (or similar) so the automatic braking effect would work alongside the diff without so much need for wheelspin and brake wear.

      about 22 days ago
    • SHARK PLAYZ
      SHARK PLAYZ

      Use the land cruiser v8 not this one

      about 24 days ago
    • bikebudha01
      bikebudha01

      it's so small that if you get it stuck, you simple hop out, pick it up, and move it...

      about 27 days ago
    • Vahagn melikyan
      Vahagn melikyan

      Where can I buy a vehicle like this in USA. I'm a small car fan, want to drive off road for gold prospecting, but can't figure what vehicle I should drive that is cheap. I'm currently driving Toyota yaris, it's not bad for offroading ,but it's too low hits rocks.

      about 29 days ago
    • spring
      spring

      Jimny is smaller than the Land Cruiser and I think is logic for it to find it a bit harder to pass over some obstacles. It would be a fairer contest when the obstacles would be proportional smaller for Jimny by the amount which Jimny is smaller than the Land Cruiser, I'd say.
      On a second note, I love both cars very much, I think that the Land Cruiser looks stunning.

      about 1 month ago
    • paulo guimarães
      paulo guimarães

      LoL. Even my stock Fiat Panda 4x4 could do it better than that super heavy Toyota. ( Not a hater comment. I love the land cruiser...:)

      about 1 month ago
    • POLITICAL GYAN
      POLITICAL GYAN

      This is a baby offroad track.please come to India to see real offroad tracks.

      about 1 month ago
    • John Grytbakk
      John Grytbakk

      Sure is a fun little 4X4. .....want one.

      about 1 month ago
    • Stuka87
      Stuka87

      Wish suzuki would come back to the states.

      about 1 month ago
    • Supertomiman
      Supertomiman

      I'm infatuated with this car. I want to open a safari ranch just as an excuse to buy some of these. Can you imagine them in a tan or cammo green color?

      about 1 month ago
    • Putte MacGuff
      Putte MacGuff

      Do anyone know if Suzuki will make a Cabrio version with Snorkel and roof racks? :P

      about 1 month ago
    • Putte MacGuff
      Putte MacGuff

      I need that car!

      about 1 month ago
    • BatmanXC
      BatmanXC

      I want a jimny so badly here in the US.
      Seems like all the big auto manufacturers keep pushing bigger more complex vehicles because they make more money.
      But I'll take this any day over an oversized 4 door wrangler.

      about 1 month ago