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2018-09-10 07:58

Janine Van der Post

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The Suzuki South Africa has had a stellar start to the 2018, breaking its own sales record from 2017. We look at its sales figures for the year so far.

Punching above its weight

The maker of the Ignis, Swift, Celerio, Vitara recorded 1179  total saless in February, breaking its previous sales record of 1046 units, which it set in November 2017. Combined with January’s sales of 891 units, 2018 officially marked the brand’s best start to a year to date.

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In August 2017, the automaker first breached the 1000-unit mark, which made it the single biggest sales month for the Japanese brand in South Africa since 2008. Since then, the Japanese automaker has increased its presence with the launch of its new Swift and upcoming Jimny locally.

So far in 2018, Suzuki surpassed the 1000-unit per month goal four times this year, with the brand selling 1040 car in August 2018.

The Swift, Ignis and Celerio continue to be the brand's top volume sellers monthly.


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