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Suzuki hits record sales despite Covid shutdown crisis

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Suzuki Auto SA  believes its sales for June 2020 have surprised the local market with  sales back at pre-lockdown levels and its dealer network breaking records. The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (Naamsa) reports that Suzuki Auto SA has leapt up the sales chart with 1433 unit sales, all but one… Continue reading Suzuki hits record sales despite Covid shutdown crisis

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Ignision! Suzuki’s baby SUV to light up SA compacts

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - One of this South Africa's favourite compact city SUV's has a new look and more features for 2020. It's the Suzuki Ignis and, boy, is it cute. The range has yet to be launched in South Africa. André Venter, divisional manager for sales and marketing at Suzuki Auto SA, reminded… Continue reading Ignision! Suzuki’s baby SUV to light up SA compacts

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Suzuki’s upstart SUV stands taller thanks to Bilstein

GOOD NEWS for Suzuki Jimny owners who like a bit of rough: Bilstein has added the tough little 4x4 to its list of vehicles that can benefit from the installation of an aftermarket set of body-raising shock-absorbers. Bilstein's 'Raise Your Game' kits have added 12 parts numbers to its inventory which now includes, along with… Continue reading Suzuki’s upstart SUV stands taller thanks to Bilstein

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Suzuki SA fighting the virus through pricing and servicing

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Suzuki Auto South Africa says it has committed itself to being more focused on affordable mobility given the economic impact of the coronavirus.The company recently launched South Africa’s new S-Presso and has committed to extending its promotional five-year/200 000km* mechanical warranty beyond the initial launch period.''At an entry R134 900,'' the… Continue reading Suzuki SA fighting the virus through pricing and servicing

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Suzuki SA vehicle sales sizzle as 2020 fizzes in

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Suzuki SA sold a record number of cars, commercials and SUV units through January 2020. The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers reported 1632 of its vehicles sold  through the first month of the new decade to show 61.4% sales growth over a year earlier. André Venter, divisional sales manager for Suzuki… Continue reading Suzuki SA vehicle sales sizzle as 2020 fizzes in

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Suzuki Auto beats odds for October sales record

JOHANNESBURG, South AfricA - Suzuki Auto SA says it is riding a wave of popularity thanks to recording its best-yet sales month in October 2019. The Japanese brand sold 1629 vehicles that month, beating its best by 48 units or three percent  and ranking it in the nine top-selling OEMs in South Africa. Suzuki also… Continue reading Suzuki Auto beats odds for October sales record

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Suzuki Baleno raises the specs for 2020 city hatchbacks

SUZUKI has updated its Baleno small-car range with a new look, new colours, upgraded trim and upholstery, and a raised specification level on both models - GL and GLX. The Baleno was first shown at the Frankfurt auto show in 2015 and has since become a popular hatchback in more than 30 countries for what… Continue reading Suzuki Baleno raises the specs for 2020 city hatchbacks

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Range-topping Vitara goes Turbo in South Africa

BoosterJet gives Vitara new life 103kW from a 1.4-litre family SUV Sporty paddles on steering-wheel JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Suzuki has boosted its Vitara SUV range with a range-topping Vitara Turbo with a choice of manual or auto transmission. At the heart of the new model is a 1.4-litre BoosterJet engine, which lands at the… Continue reading Range-topping Vitara goes Turbo in South Africa

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By Jiminy! Suzuki’s baby 4×4 takes a top World car of Year title

Suzy's little Jimny scores top in World Cars Finalist for three years - now top Urban On- and off-road for everyday families NEW YORK - The Road to the World Car Awards journey has ended at the New York auto show with the Suzuki Jimny declared '2019 World Urban Car. A Suzuki car has been a… Continue reading By Jiminy! Suzuki’s baby 4×4 takes a top World car of Year title

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2019 Suzuki Ertiga: Update, more space, for 7-seat SUV

Second generation Suzuki Ertiga now in SA More passenger space, wider/longer body 200 000km promotional warranty included CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Wider, taller and longer than the updated model that was launched in South Africa in 2016  comes the brand's new seven-seat Ertiga multi-purpose vehicle. It was an original model way back in 2010;… Continue reading 2019 Suzuki Ertiga: Update, more space, for 7-seat SUV