December 6, 2022


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Suzuki became SA’s favourite passenger car brand in May


  • Suzuki the finest-promoting passenger automobile manufacturer general
  • Swift the most well known motor vehicle with 1 764 models bought – a new file
  • Suzuki Automobile SA and its sellers set new documents


Suzuki Vehicle recorded a gross sales-bounce of 630 vehicles from April to May and strike a new general file of 4 331 new car income.

The new report suggests that Suzuki was also South Africa’s favorite passenger auto manufacturer in May perhaps, outselling each individual other car or truck marque and firmly developing itself as the 3rd greatest company on the business revenue roster.

“As a business, our development system more than the years could be compared to that of bamboo. Bamboo spends its early many years increasing a robust root procedure that can assistance its stems. To the bare eye, it appears that it is not escalating at all, but when it has recognized the ideal roots, the bamboo shoots into the sky at a quick rate.

“Since opening our doorways in South Africa in 2008, we have expended a good deal of time, electricity and revenue on creating a solid vendor network, a healthful head workplace staff and a huge elements warehouse that can deliver on our manufacturer assure of worth for cash and great purchaser support. Now, with a network of 81 dealers, we are seeing the solid development that a firmly set up root procedure can produce,” suggests Henno Havenga, supervisor for vehicle supplier sales at Suzuki Automobile.

Havenga congratulated Suzuki sellers following they broke through the 3 000-unit barrier in May with full retail product sales of 3 100 units. Most of the remaining Suzuki automobiles were marketed by means of its federal government, rental and fleet income division, which recorded gross sales of 1 229 units.

To prime the quantity of new records by the corporation, naamsa, the business business enterprise council, documented that the Suzuki Swift was South Africa’s very best-advertising automobile in May with sales of 1 764 models (such as the Swift Sport). The S-Presso (783 units), Vitara Brezza (530 units), Jimny (428 models) and Ertiga (305 models) completed the record of five greatest-selling Suzuki styles.

“The announcement of our new record and the new seller product sales record will come a number of days right before we rejoice the very best-performing sellers at the 2021/22 Vendor of the Year Awards,” states Havenga.

“Every yr the competitiveness for the title as the Suzuki Seller of the Calendar year gets to be fiercer as extra sellers enter our Elite and Platinum tiers for high-performing dealers with exemplary consumer service. This year is no diverse, and we seem ahead to asserting the top performers up coming week.”

Suzuki will start its most recent design – the 2022 Suzuki Baleno – in the 1st week of June. It will be part of other exceptionally preferred worth-for-revenue vehicles this sort of as the Swift, S-Presso and the Tremendous Have workhorse on the showroom floors.

“The Baleno sets a new common for price for funds,” claims Brendon Carpenter, Brand Promoting Supervisor of Suzuki Vehicle South Africa.

“With luxuries these kinds of as local climate handle, an infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Automobile as perfectly as top-product functions these as head-up display and a spherical-watch digital camera procedure, we hope to set a new typical for the compact hatchback sector and welcome even extra people to the Suzuki spouse and children.”



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