Rent one of our the new 1.5l Suzuki Jimny’s – a compact, highly capable 4×4, perfect for your Southern Africa self-drive safari.

The All-New Suzuki Jimny

A fresh new design with modern features but with the same 4×4 capabilities as the original Jimny make this vehicle ideal for the conscious traveller keen to enjoy a few creature comforts.

Available from December 2020 

Whoever said minimalist travel has to be uncomfortable? The all-new Suzuki Jimny with an option of a manual or automatic transmission is an exciting vehicle to drive both on and off the road. With a variety of value adds such as cruise control, and Bluetooth audio, everything you need for a comfortable road-trip is at your fingertips. While the new Jimny sports a slightly larger engine to its predecessor for extra power and better fuel economy, it has maintained its reputation for its exceptional off-road capabilities making it the perfect vehicle to tackle the rugged mountain passes, endless country roads and challenging 4×4 tracks scattered across Southern Africa. With its simplistic design, the Suzuki Jimny is a reliable vehicle that is guaranteed to be as much a part of the journey as the destination. 

With our Packed-For-You travel concept, the new Jimny is the perfect vehicle rental for a variety of self-drive vacations across Southern Africa. For those planning an accommodated holiday using small guest houses, b&b’s and lodges, you will love Jimny’s comfortable drive and compact size for easy maneuvering as well as its ability to take you over the mountain passes you yearn to explore. For the avid adventurer and camper, you will love the lightweight design to help you reach those far our destinations with ease.

Vehicle Features & Specifications 

Economical, light weight & capable 4×4’s, perfect for your South Africa adventure!


9L/100 Km
(Average 4×4: 12 L/100 Km)


158 g/kg
(Average Diesel 4×4: 191 g/Kg)


1065 kg
(Average 4×4: 2800 Kg)


1,5 L Petrol


Manual or Automatic


Low Range Gearbox
2WD Selection For Road Driving


830 Litres
(300L Thule Roof Box)


Automatic Climate Control


Airbags, ABS Break & ESP stability control


Smartphone linkage display audio

4×4 Rental Rates

Our daily rental rates include all the gear you need for your travels to Southern Africa 

2022 Rental Rates

Low Season

10 January 2022 to 30 August 2022

*Note April Exclusion*

High Season

10 April 2022 to 23 April 2022

01 September 2022 to 10 January 2022


Our comprehensive list of equipment perfectly suited to your travel preferences

We understand that every traveller’s interests are different and their equipment requirements will differ depending on the type of adventure they choose. With a compact design, we have a variety of equipment setups available ensuring our travellers take only the essentials for what they need, while leaving all the clutter and unnecessary items behind. Our basic equipped rental setup includes a Thule roofbox (New Jimny).

for extra space, a fridge to keep food and drinks cold on the road, and an elegant picnic box  ideal for those impromptu lunchtime stop-overs. For the camping enthusiast, our complete kit includes amongst other things a ground tent, self-inflating mattresses and bedding.

Included in every rental:

Thule Roof Box

New Jimny – Original on request 

First Aid Essentials

Basic vehicle first aid kit

Picnic Set with Coffee Maker

With freshly roasted coffee

Electric Camping Fridge

 45l 12V & 220V Power

Add what you need: 

Comfortable Tent

Self Inflating Mattress

Singles or double

Jerry Can (Fuel)

1 x 20L capacity

Gas Cooker

Kitchen Utensils

Pots & Pans

Camping Chairs

Camping Lights

Cooking Grid

Camping Table


If you are looking for a more budget-conscious 4×4 rental for our South Africa vacation, then take a look at our Original  Jimny 4×4 rental options.

The original 1.3l Suzuki Jimny is a highly capable 4×4 and great fun to drive. Packed with all the gear you need, the Jimny is guaranteed to become as much a part of the journey as the destination.

We’ve Got You Covered

Comprehensive Insurance

With low excess deposits, all our vehicles include comprehensive insurance cover ensuing peace of mind while travelling throughout South Africa. 

24 Hour Roadside Assistance

Each vehicle is equipped with an emergency tracker which automatically alerts us in the case of an accident. 24 hour assistance is available throughout your stay.

Discover South Africa on a self drive vacation with Tread Lite 4x4 hire and our Jimny Rentals