Trucks & SUVs

Why is the Suzuki Jimny Banned in the U.S?

Have you seen the Suzuki Jimny? It’s the adorable 4×4 SUV that’s beloved worldwide. It could be the boxy Jeep Renegade that we actually want. But unfortunately, the 2020 Suzuki Jimny isn’t available in the United States.  Why isn’t the Suzuki Jimny available in the U.S.? The Suzuki Jimny is the much safer successor to …

Nato green colored New Suzuki Jimny 4x4 is seen in Otomin
Trucks & SUVs

This Japanese 4×4 Is the Most Endearing Off-Roader Ever Made

The Suzuki Jimny has been a staple in the Japanese motoring culture for many decades. Similar to the Jeep Wrangler in the states the Jimny’s roots stretch back to a crude military machine that sacrificed everything for simplicity and practicality. Although the Suzuki Jimny has changed a good deal over the years, in spirit, it’s …

2019 Suzuki Jimny side
Trucks & SUVs

Would the Suzuki Jimny Really Fit in on US Roads?

Although it’s now primarily known in the US for motorcycles, Suzuki did once sell cars here. And elsewhere in the world, it still does. One, in particular, the Suzuki Jimny mini-SUV, has been remarkably well-received. It’s been tuned, turned into Bronco look-a-likes, and taken on heavyweights like the G-Wagon. However, it’s still not available in …

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Tips, Tricks & Trends

Do Not Cross a Pedestrian Bridge in an SUV

One of the things taught in driver’s education classes around the nation is that when traveling on the highway and missing an exit, do not back up. Instead, continue with traffic to the next exit and find a way around. This will avoid unnecessary danger to travelers and the occupants of the vehicle that missed …

Suzuki Samurai
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The 90s Scandal Consumer Reports Hopes You Forgot About

The automotive world is no stranger to scandals. Some are the result of genuine product flaws or company misrepresentation, such as with Takata’s airbags and Volkswagen’s diesel vehicles. Others, though, like Audi’s unintended acceleration debacle, stemmed from driver error as much as product design. Which begs the question: which category does the Consumer Reports scandal …