Suzuki Philippines Inc. (SPH), has just released its sales numbers for 2020. While new to the market, the small but macho Suzuki S-Presso has become the top-three best-selling model for the company in 2020.
The humble, but very capable Suzuki S-Presso
To put that into perspective, the affordable subcompact managed to gain 13 percent of sales within the Suzuki lineup. We can take this as a sure sign that small cars are here to stay in the local market.
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The top spot of course still belongs to the seven-seater Suzuki Ertiga MPV with a 24 percent chunk of SPH’s sales. In second place is the new Suzuki Carry compact truck at 14 percent of SPH’s sales.
Suzuki PH's top 3 best-selling vehicles for 2020
Overall, these three models account for 50 percent of SPH’s sales in 2020. Overall, the company managed to sell a whopping 15,515 units in 2020, marking the highest recorded market share in the company’s history. That’s despite the unfortunate occurrences last year.
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The sleek, and graceful-looking Suzuki Ertiga
With regards to this, SPH Vice President and General Manager for Automobile Division Keiichi Suzuki said that:
“We in Suzuki Philippines are proud to share this achievement with everyone who supported us and continue to make Suzuki their choice when it comes to automobiles. The past year is proof that we remain relentless in our goal to give the Filipino people quality driving experience. With the new year upon us, we assure our customers that we will continue to be unwavering in our commitment to provide top-quality products and commendable service as we all thrive this 2021.”
Currently, only the S-Presso GL 1.0 MT is available locally, and it can be had for Php 523,000. The Suzuki Ertiga on the other hand has a price range of Php 738,000 to Php 993,000. And lastly, the Suzuki Carry has a price range of Php 499,000 to Php 644,000.
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Know more about Suzuki S-Presso
The all-new Suzuki S-Presso is a replacement for the well-loved Suzuki Alto. This compact hatchback may be small, measuring 3,565mm long and 1,520mm wide, but it has an aura of an SUV that fans and new followers will love. It is designed with pronounced arches on its wheel case, a muscled facade, and a high ground clearance of 180mm ideal when driving on challenging roads and flooded areas. Locally, it is available in Silky Silver Metallic and Granite Grey. To match the trendiness of the automobile, you may also opt for Fire Red or Sizzle Orange.
Cesar G.B. Miguel