New Suzuki Vitara now a sub-compact crossover SUV shipped in from Hungary

Priced to move against well entrenched rivals, the newly unveiled fourth-generation Suzuki Vitara comes with many firsts that make it a genuine bargain. No longer a compact SUV built traditionally with rear-wheel-drive geometry and body-on-frame construction, the new Vitara is now a slightly smaller and more modern crossover. And, although its developed for Europe, was … Continue reading New Suzuki Vitara now a sub-compact crossover SUV shipped in from Hungary

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Suzuki’s popular small-cars get big-car safety upgrades

Suzuki puts the spotlight on small car safety with the latest updates to their popular Celerio and Alto hatchbacks. The Celerio now has a reversing sensor, a unique feature in its sub-compact size class, and the micro-car Alto now offers class-busting refinement with its new anti-lock brakes and driver and front passenger airbags. Press Statement … Continue reading Suzuki’s popular small-cars get big-car safety upgrades

Suzuki opens 62nd Philippine dealership in Valenzuela City

One way that Suzuki has found to get closer to its Philippine market, and faster, is by opening a mix of mainstream and satellite dealerships. Today, they opened their 26th satellite dealership in the country at the SM Valenzuela shopping mall, expanding their footprint in Valenzuela City and increasing their mix of such sales-focused storefronts … Continue reading Suzuki opens 62nd Philippine dealership in Valenzuela City

Suzuki posts record 1st half 2017 sales growth driven by Ciaz, Ertiga and Jimny models

Suzuki Philippines posts record sales for the first half of the year with strong showings from their Ciaz sedan, Ertiga MPV, and, surprisingly, their Jimny mini-4x4 off-roader.  After 2016, the Ciaz’s first full year on the market, the sedan we consider to be best-in-class (see our special report from March 2016) saw it’s sales grow … Continue reading Suzuki posts record 1st half 2017 sales growth driven by Ciaz, Ertiga and Jimny models

Suzuki pitches micro-truck to micro-retailers

Suzuki Philippines did a full-on blitz for their new Super Carry in the last week of May, the traditional fiesta month.  First, they put the mini-transport center-stage at the Pahiyas festival in Lucban, Quezon last May 23. Then, in the days immediately following Pahiyas, Suzuki pitched the Super Carry as the ideal micro-truck for micro-retailers … Continue reading Suzuki pitches micro-truck to micro-retailers