Tag: Suzuki

Suzuki to launch electric Jimny 4×4 in Europe by 2030

The iconic and popular Suzuki Jimny was sadly dropped from sale in the UK during 2020, mainly due to emissions. Thankfully, for those customers who wanted it – Suzuki did offer a commercial vehicle option, with no back seats. However, as of writing in early 2023, Suzuki doesn’t offer the Jimny, despite it being a cult favourite among owners and enthusiasts. In terms of electric vehicles, Suzuki is pretty far […]

Suzuki Jimny now offered in larger five-door version – but not in the UK

Suzuki is launching a new larger version of the iconic Suzuki off-roader. The larger model will have five doors, making rear access much easier but Suzuki will only be offering it in Africa, Australia, India and Latin America. The car likely won’t be coming to the UK as the outgoing passenger version was dropped from sale here, due to new emissions regulations. Suzuki currently offers the Jimmy as a commercial […]

Suzuki Jimny to come back as a five door hybrid

Suzuki could be bringing the iconic Jimny back as a larger five door model, this time as a hybrid. Suzuki sadly pulled the small 4×4 from sale in the UK back in 2020 due to stricter emissions requirements for fleets. The Jimny was having a bad effect on Suzuki’s fleet average CO2 emissions, so it was removed from sale even though it has remained available in other countries. However, Suzuki […]

Suzuki will launch its first electric car in 2025

So far Suzuki hasn’t really got much into the electric car game, the company so far hasn’t had to need it to bring its average fleet CO2 emissions down as the majority of its models are very light had have small engines. However, all of Suzuki’s model now in the UK are available, or only come with a 48v mild hybrid system. Suzuki is also only able to offer full […]

Suzuki Jimny is back on sale in the UK, as a commercial vehicle

Suzuki took the popular small 4×4, the Jimny off of sale in the UK late last year due to emissions issues, as there Jimny was affecting Suzuki’s fleet average CO2 emissions for Europe. However, the company revealed in September last year that the Jimny would be coming back on sale, but this time as a two-seat commercial 4×4. The rear has on seats and no option for installing them, instead […]

The Suzuki Jimny is saved! It’s coming back as a commercial vehicle

The plucky Suzuki Jimny was taken of sale in July due to its high CO2 emissions, and therefore it’s effects on Suzuki’s average CO2 level. The 1.5 litre petrol engine emits a fair amount, the current average limit for an entire fleet of vehicles from a car manufacturer is 95g/km and the Jimny outputs 154g/km. The automatic version kicks out 170g/km of CO2. However, undeterred Suzuki has found a loophole and […]

Suzuki will be dropping the Jimny from the UK market by 2021

We reported back in February that the current Suzuki Jimny may be dropped from sale before 2021, due to ongoing emissions regulations affecting the car. Now this week, Suzuki has confirmed that the Jimny will be dropped from the UK market before 2021 rolls around. The current generation hasn’t been around long, it was introduced in 2018 and it’s a really well done reincarnation of the original Jimny. But emissions […]

Suzuki New Zealand has made and is selling Jimny pick-ups

In Australia and New Zealand, the ute is a very popular vehicle to own – its basically a saloon car or a small 4×4 converted into a pickup with generally only two seats. Holden in Australia will be closed down next year, but currently it makes some interesting ute models, the Holden Commodore has a model which has a V8. Suzuki New Zealand has done something pretty interesting with the […]

Suzuki Jimny to stay on sale in the UK for this year in limited numbers

Several reports lately in the media have suggested that Suzuki is planning on removing the iconic 4×4, the Jimny from sale in the UK and Europe quite soon, but last week Suzuki responded to some of these claims saying that the car will remain on sale throughout 2020 due to the high emission levels of the Jimny. Suzuki has said the Jimny “will remain on sale in the UK in very […]