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15 May 2019 09:34 #208019 by Andy2640
www.glynhopkin.com/suzuki/news/suzuki-jimny-wins-best-4x4/


Get in there! But of course, I already knew it was ace, without them lot telling me so...

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15 May 2019 10:20 #208022 by Aj4x4
Jonny Smith would say that it was a great car regardless. He wont want to upset Suzuki GB . He managed to get he first one in the country as a Christmas present for his wife. A case of not what you know........ But I think everyone here knows how good it is or we would not be here writing about it.

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15 May 2019 10:28 #208024 by Lambert
It must be very frustrating having all this attention and not being able to turn it into sales because of the lack of supply.

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15 May 2019 12:23 #208026 by AlexK

Lambert wrote: It must be very frustrating having all this attention and not being able to turn it into sales because of the lack of supply.


Although remember Suzuki GB doesn't actually want to sell you one because it leaves them with a rather painful EU fine.

Much as some of the dealer network has hardly covered themselves in glory over their handling of it, I certainly wouldn't want to be in their shoes.

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15 May 2019 12:26 #208027 by Andy2640

Aj4x4 wrote: Jonny Smith would say that it was a great car regardless. He wont want to upset Suzuki GB . He managed to get he first one in the country as a Christmas present for his wife. A case of not what you know........ But I think everyone here knows how good it is or we would not be here writing about it.



Exactly, thats why tywy picked him. Wonder if johnny actually paid for it though.

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15 May 2019 12:30 #208028 by facade
Not that I don't think the Jimny deserves it, but I can't find any other contenders for "Best small 4x4 that you can buy in Kinetic yellow", what exactly did it beat?

If it suddenly breaks, go back to the last thing that you did before it broke and start looking there :)

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15 May 2019 12:55 #208030 by Andy2640

facade wrote: Not that I don't think the Jimny deserves it, but I can't find any other contenders for "Best small 4x4 that you can buy in Kinetic yellow", what exactly did it beat?


Mmmhhh? Now u mention it :woohoo: :laugh:

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15 May 2019 13:02 #208031 by Lambert
Renegade, captur, kuga, etc etc. They all fall broadly into the same category and I know which I would have.

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15 May 2019 13:58 #208033 by facade
Obviously we'd all go for a Jimny, but are those "SUVs" even 4x4?

It took me a very long time to figure out what "SUV" stood for, I still don't really know what Sports means :whistle:

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15 May 2019 14:35 #208034 by Bill Portland
My wife recently got a new Peugeot SUV (she was going to get a new Vitara until Suzuki sodded us about so much with the Jimny. Oh, and the slim chance that I would replace my R1 with a GSXR disappeared completely too so this mess has cost Suzuki at least 2 new vehicle sales) but I digress. Going back to the Pug, it has this dial thing by the gear lever with settings for mud, snow, sand and god knows what else. Not sure what it does or how effective it is (it's only 2WD) but there's some cracking videos on youtube comparing 2 wheel drive cars with all season and winter tyres on out performing 4WD cars with their summer or stock tyres. The pug does come with 3 peak tyres as standard so i wouldn't be surprised if its performance in snow is pretty good compared to the jimny on it's stock tyres.

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15 May 2019 16:13 #208047 by AlexK

Bill Portland wrote: it has this dial thing by the gear lever with settings for mud, snow, sand and god knows what else. Not sure what it does or how effective it is


Really all it does is adjust the parameters for a slightly better traction control. They're not amazing, but not useless, either. Most of the improvement comes from the all-season tyres so, as you say, chances are your Pug will be happily mobile while everyone else is careering into ditches.
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16 May 2019 06:32 #208091 by Andy2640

Lambert wrote: Renegade, captur, kuga, etc etc. They all fall broadly into the same category and I know which I would have.


Most ugliest car goes too (Drum roll)......... The Renegade!

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