The three-door Jimny GLX starts at $31,990, but how much more would you pay for a Jimny with two extra doors, more legroom and a bigger boot?
Well, Suzuki reckons you’ll be happy to pay $3000 more. So that means the Jimny XL lists for $34,990 with a manual gearbox and $36,490 for the automatic transmission version.
To me it’s worth it for the extra practicality but what about in terms of standard features?
The good news is the Jimny XL has a larger 9.0-inch media screen, but the bad news is it doesn’t come with built-in sat nav like the three-door GXL.
Yes, you can connect the media screen to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and use the map app on your phone but if you’re out of range and can’t get reception on an adventure somewhere a bit remote then no maps for you.
The rest of the standard features list is more or less identical and includes 15-inch alloys, LED headlights, rear privacy glass, climate control and a leather-trimmed steering wheel.
What’s not here that’s normally on small SUVs? There’s no proximity unlocking and you’ll need to put the key in the ignition to start it rather than pressing a button.