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Old 11-29-2012, 02:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Jimny handling..advice needed!!!

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I am looking to buy a suzuki Jimny but I do a lot of highway driving at 100-110kph, is the handling bad and unstable at that speed? Also is there any modifications that you can do to improve stability at higher speeds??? Any responses would be greatly appreciated
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello There I Have Owned A 1.3 2001 Jimny For 6 Years Now And Drive A Lot On Uk Motorways I Regularly Cruise Along At 70mph But Will Travel At 80-90 Mph No Problems At All Just Make Sure That Your Tyres Are At The Right Pressure Which Can Be Found On The Inside Of The Door Panel The Only Down Side To Driving The Jimney Is Crosswinds Which Can Catch You Out Sometimes But Other Than That It Is A Fantastic All Terrain Car Which I Love To Bits Hope This Helps
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Thanks for that Gimpy! How do you find it if the road is a bit bumpy at 70mph? The roads near me are quite bumpy and have a high speed limit, would hate to get air born and roll it! Ha ha. How do you find the size of it? Does the back/boot hold much? I know Top gear gave it a terrible review!
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:33 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi Again Yes You Are limited on space with the jimny
mine is actally a soft top which is great in the summer time and the heater is well ample in winter i have been very lucky with my own car it starts first time every time and i found fuel consumption is really good on long runs however town driving can be a bit expensive as it is five speed and need the fith gear to benifit on fuel saving i have even driven off road in 4 wheel drive both on mud and snow and can be a lot of fun as for uneven road sefaces i havent really had any problems as the suspension seems to handle really well and as yet have not been able to get Airborne lol
im Sure that you will have a great little motor if you choose to buy a jimny maybe you can find some private roads or fields and throw it around a little just to get used to it Last year i even managed to pull a landrover out of a snow filled ditch to the amazement of the owner after he lost traction and ended up in the ditch
Once Again i would recomend the jimny to any one who wants a fun but practical car Hope This Helps
All The Best With Your Jimny
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