Suzuki Automobile South Africa this 7 days despatched a specific notice of thanks to its vendor community for its stellar overall performance in September.

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The automotive company council, naamsa, yesterday announced that Suzuki offered 4 364 new cars in the previous month. This range is close to its in general greatest gross sales and firmly entrenches Suzuki as one of South Africa’s top rated 3 best-promoting car manufacturers.

Of the all round sales, the Suzuki seller network sold 3 135 units or much more than two-thirds of all the autos.

“When a manufacturer is escalating as promptly as Suzuki is expanding now, it can easily shed its relationship with its shoppers. And when a model can make investments in its marketing and communications, the ultimate connection is in between the vendor and the consumer.

“That is why we are so immensely happy of our vendor community, who have managed to keep a very significant amount of purchaser fulfillment and repeat company,” suggests Henno Havenga, Supervisor of Automobile Vendor Income at Suzuki Automobile South Africa.

Suzuki grew in latest months to 84 dealers, with our more recent dealers in the two the massive metros and in smaller sized towns and metropolitan areas.

“At our Seller of the Year Awards previously this yr, Suzuki sellers in rural cities and areas like Queenstown, Vredenburg, on the West Coastline and Mokopane gained awards together with huge sellers in parts these types of as Bryanston, Johannesburg and in Durban, Durban South and Cape City.

“This indicates that our buyers are certain a great working experience, irrespective of exactly where they obtain their new Suzuki,” suggests Havenga.

Swift the best-seller

In September, the Suzuki Swift was the top-promoting new Suzuki via the seller channel. Sellers bought 829 new Swift products, and the governing administration, rental and fleet division additional a further 503 units for overall income of 1 332 Swift versions.

Other styles that performed properly include the Vitara Brezza (736 units), the S-Presso (340 units) and the Suzuki Dzire (417 units).

The very same automobiles proved well known to fleet, governing administration, and vehicle rental purchasers. In overall, Suzuki sold 1 227 motor vehicles via these channels in September.

It is really worth noting that 4 Suzuki sellers marketed extra than 100 Suzuki cars to personal prospects in September.

Marine sets new report

Even though the automotive division has built waves in the latest many years for its rapid growth and assortment of well known cars, the Maritime and Motorbike divisions also grew their current market share and general profits.

In September, Suzuki Maritime established a report of 176 new outboard motor sales. This new file positively shatters the former report of 164 models set in June 2020.

Tanja Maes, Manager for the Marine Division, suggests: “Suzuki Marine is the market place leader in 4-stroke outboards and we are incredibly proud of our dealers gross sales achievement. The new record represents a very great unfold of sales of all our products, from the smallest to the premier and most effective engines, and a very great geographic unfold among all our sellers.

“The new file also pushes our marketplace share for calendar year-to-day to over 60%, which is significantly larger than our 2021 sector share of 51.1% for 4-stroke outboard product sales in South Africa” claims Maes.

“Our Suzuki Motorcycle division is doing similarly effectively. Whilst we report our sales figures later on in the month, it is already evident that our new bikes – the Suzuki Hyabusa and the new GSX-S1000 GT – are providing nicely in advance of expectations,” says Stuart Baker, Gross sales Manager for the Suzuki Motorcycle Division.

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