Choose between the original 1.3 Jimny for the budget-conscious adventurer or the All-New Suzuki Jimny for those extra creature comforts.

Packed-For-You 4×4 Rental

Our unique Jimny 4×4 rentals built for a varierty of self-drive vacations

So much more than just a vehicle, the Suzuki Jimny is an iconic vehicle with a world-wide reputation for its exceptional 4×4 capabilities, excellent reliability, and fun-to-drive personality. At Tread Lite 4×4 hire we firmly believe in the value of minimalistic, experience-driven travel and the Jimny is the perfect match with its compact size and Suzuki’s reputation in sound build quality and reliability.

Built to tackle the harshest weather and terrain, the Suzuki Jimny is the perfect vehicle for your 4×4 self-drive holiday across South Africa. From equipped camping adventures to intimate accommodated itineraries, our 4×4 vehicle rentals and packed-for-you concept ensures you take only what you need.

Our fleet includes two vehicle rental options. The original 1.3 Suzuki Jimny for the more budget-conscious traveller and the all-new 1.5 Jimny for those who love the concept of a compact vehicle rental but are looking for a few extra creature comfort. The below comparison guide shows you the differences between each vehicle to help you decide which is best for you.

Compare OUr Jimny Rentals 

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

Jimny 4x4 rental in Cape Town, South Africa
Explore Southern Africa in a 4x4 Suzuki Jimny Rental
Equipped 4x4 hire in the new Jimny
Self-Drive Vacation in Southern Africa with the new Jimny


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

Onboard WIFI

Coffee Maker

Fresh local roasted coffee

Electric Camping Fridge


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


Self-Drive Travel Packages


Our team is available to assist you with planning your self drive vacation to South Africa with a variety of itineraries and routes ready to be explored. 

If you would like local advice on the best places to go,  we are available to assist from start to finish. As South African’s with a passion for travel, we have decades of experience in planning self-drive vacations across Southern Africa offering a variety of accommodation options from camping adventures, self-catering lodging and fully-services boutique guest houses and lodges.

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