Suzuki Dzire GL, GL+ variants get price increase

Updated Mar 07, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The entry-level Dzire GA MT still carries the same price. 

As 2022 rolled in, Suzuki Philippines has announced that it has adjusted the prices of the popular Swift-based Dzire five-seater sedan model. 

A picture of the Suzuki Dzire on the road.

The Suzuki Dzire

To be exact, the Philippine-spec Dzire’s GL MT is now Php 10,000 more expensive, whereas the GL+ AGS variant is now Php 11,000 more expensive. To provide a better picture of the said price increase, here is a table showing both the old and new prices for the Suzuki Dzire. 

Price Increase 

Variant 

New Price 2022 

Old Price 

Dzire GA MT 

Php 559,000 

Php 559,000 

Dzire GL MT 

Php 658,000 

Php 648,000 

Dzire GL+ AGS 

Php 719,000 

Php 708,000 

As one can see from the table, the only variant that didn’t get a price increase is the entry-level Dzire GA MT variant.  

Suzuki PH also didn’t mention any reasons for the price increase. That said though, it is common practice for manufacturers to adjust a model’s price tag year by year for a variety of reasons. This may be related to the supply of the said model, the global chip shortage, the demand for the said vehicle, and many other possible reasons. 

Of note, the Suzuki Dzire is a subcompact four-door sedan that comes equipped with a 1.2-liter inline-4 gasoline engine. The said power unit puts out 82 hp and 113 Nm of torque.   

A picture of the Suzuki Dzire's interior

Inside the Suzuki Dzire

Depending on the variant, the Dzire can either come with a five-speed manual gearbox, or a five-speed auto gear-shift (AGS) transmission. Like most sedans in the market, the Dzire is a front-wheel-drive model. 

When it comes to features, the top-spec Dzire GL+ AGS comes standard with a seven-inch headunit with Bluetooth and USB connectivity. It also has two front airbags, an engine immobilizer, anti-lock braking with electronic brake-force distribution, fabric seats, manual air-conditioning, among others. 

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Know more about Suzuki Dzire 2023

Suzuki Dzire

The Suzuki Dzire 2023 is a subcompact, front-wheel-drive sedan distributed by Suzuki Philippines. Currently, Suzuki Dzire Price Philippines from Php 549,000 to Php 698,000. These variants include the entry-level Dzire Dzire GA 1.2 MT, the midspec Dzire GL 1.2 MT, and the top-of-the-line Dzire GL+ 1.2 AGS AT.

Powering the Suzuki Dzire is a 1.2-liter inline-4 gasoline engine capable of making up to 82 horsepower and 113 Nm of torque. Depending on the variant, it either uses a  five-speed auto gear shift transmission, or a five-speed manual gearbox.

Locally, the Suzuki Dzire competes against the Hyundai Reina, the Kia Soluto, and other similarly prices models.

₱ 609,000 - ₱ 819,000

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel

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Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.

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