Suzuki PH supports Marikina City with 3 Super Carry units

Updated Feb 24, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The vehicles are on loan to the local government unit.

Following the first-ever online launch of its latest dealership in Marikina City, Suzuki Philippines Incorporated (SPH) is extending its support to the city’s local government unit by lending out three units of its Super Carry model.

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The vehicles were turned over in a ceremony attended by Marikina City Councilor Loreto “Coach Elvis” Tolentino Jr., Suzuki Auto Marikina Branch Head Edmundo Gutierrez Jr., and Suzuki ANC Group General Manager Francis Tayo.

Spanning Utility Van (UV), Pickup, and Filcab variants, the units will be placed under the temporary custody of the Marikina City government. These will be used for various purposes in delivering services to the city’s constituents, from logistical support through the delivery of goods to mobility options for the community.

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Three Suzuki Super Carry units are on loan to the Marikina City government

The Suzuki Super Carry is SPH’s compact workhorse, featuring a Euro 4-compliant 0.8 DDiS inline-4 diesel power plant with turbocharging and an intercooler. This all-aluminum engine sports dual overhead camshafts with 8 valves and the relatively small displacement return exceptional fuel economy while still churning out 75 Nm of torque. Completing the powertrain is a 5-speed manual transmission directing power to the rear wheels.

A spartan interior underscores the Super Carry’s utilitarian role, with a single analog speedometer integrating a digital odometer lying just beyond the three-spoke urethane steering wheel.

There’s ample legroom for cab occupants, with the driver’s seat easily adjustable in a total of seven slide positions. Various binds provide storage options for small items, and a 12-volt accessory socket provides electrical power.

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Suzuki Super Carry front profile shot

The Super Carry is Suzuki's compact diesel-powered workhorse

The Super Carry is available in a range of body configurations including the Cargo Van and Jeepney Body. Riding on a robust and rust-resistant steel chassis, all of these variants are designed to perform tasks effectively through different functionalities and capabilities.

Each Super Carry is backed by more than four decades of Suzuki’s expertise in manufacturing trucks that can operate even in the harshest environments, which will benefit not just Marikina City but Suzuki customers as well.

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Suzuki Super Carry

The Suzuki Super Carry is an affordable compact commercial vehicle fit to service micro to big businesses in the Philippines. Though small compared to other versatile trucks and vans, it has a 3.25 square meter cargo bed that offers plenty of space for any type of merchandise, goods, and even heavy items with a maximum weight of 735 kilograms. Locally, it is available in three variants: the Suzuki Super Carry Pickup Truck 2020, the Suzuki Super Carry Cargo Van 2020, and the Suzuki Super Carry Utility Van 2020.

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