Used Suzuki Jimny buying guide
The Suzuki Jimny may be small for an off-roader, but its charming style and drive will make you smile. Designed for adventure, it provides a keen combination of agility and rugged toughness, but what makes it really stand out is its compact size and retro-inspired design. The compact size is perfect for city driving and parking, and the Jimny’s delightful personality shines through in its nimble handling and cool old-school style. For those looking for a capable, no-nonsense off-roading SUV that’s not as big as a ute or wagon, a used Suzuki Jimny is a great choice.
At a glance
Suzuki Jimny models: what’s included
There are two variants within the used Suzuki Jimny range. They both share the same engine, with different transmission options and features between the two models. Here are some highlights:
Suzuki Jimny Lite / Suzuki Jimny GL Lite
The Jimny Lite is equipped with a 1.5L VVT petrol engine, 5-speed manual 4x4 transmission, and 15-inch steel wheels. It includes features like halogen headlights, bluetooth connectivity, steering wheel controls, 50:50 split folding rear seats, cruise control, anti-lock braking system, brake assist system, traction control, manual hill hold control, lane departure warning, and hill descent control. The Lite has all the basic essentials to start with, and is fun to drive from city streets to rougher trails.
Suzuki Jimny / Suzuki Jimny GLX
Next, the Jimny GLX has the same 1.5L engine, but with either 5-speed manual or 4-speed auto transmission, and 15-inch alloy wheels. It adds auto hill hold control, digital climate control, an extra luggage area 12V power outlet, touchscreen infotainment, LED headlights, reversing camera, and part-time 4WD. The GLX is the full Jimny package, with functional simplicity and capable drive.
Is a used Suzuki Jimny good for off-roading?
Suzuki Jimnys are built to conquer the harshest weather and terrain. It’s equipped with a drip rail to prevent water from dripping off the roof when entering and exiting, and washers under the LED headlamps come handy driving in muddy conditions. The tough body is also designed with optimised body angles for ample clearance through slopes and obstacles.
In terms of off-road performance, you’ll find a used Suzuki Jimny to be robust and dependable across different terrain types. Along with its rigid ladder frame and features like hill hold control, hill descent control, and brake LSD traction control provides the confidence to cover slippery ground and tricky hills.
What are the benefits of buying a used Suzuki Jimny?
The Suzuki Jimny is a lovable compact SUV, even more so when you get a used Suzuki Jimny. It’s a smart and cost-effective way to own this versatile and capable SUV. With a used Suzuki Jimny you’ll enjoy all the benefits at a lower cost than buying new, and it’s an easy decision when you see the long waiting list for a new one. It’s a fun weekend car, outdoor adventure machine, daily driver all in one compact car that looks great too.
Ready to explore our range? Start a search to reserve a used Suzuki Jimny, or chat with one of our customer service team members about car finance or trade-ins.