This affordable van was introduced in 2004. Three years after, Suzuki Motor Corporation relaunched an improved Suzuki APV, complete with a luxurious facelift in its exterior and interior. It was exported into various parts of the world including the Philippines.
Though in the line of budget minivans, it looks commercial and elegant. Raised halogen headlights are displayed on its front, complementing the attractive grill. Beautiful and simple lines run on its side. Its rear is also affixed with halogen tail lights.
A noticeable feature of the new Suzuki APV is its glossy and boxy body which measures 1,865 tall, 1,655 mm wide, and with a length of 4,155 mm. Its ground clearance, measuring 180mm complements its 2,625mm wheelbase.
If you opt for subtle colors, you may choose from Prime Cool Black, Superior White, Silky Silver Metallic, and Graphite Gray Pearl Metallic. For those looking for a standout on the road, Pearl Burgundy and Pearl Radiant Red are also available.
Three rows of comfy seats are distributed inside the cabin. It is configured two on the front, three on the mid, and three at the back. The second and third-row seats can be folded, providing a wide space for cargo loads.
Thanks to the APV’s wide windows and upholstery that may come in beige, the vibe inside is light and refreshing. The steering wheel, covered in leather, looks sophisticated. An infotainment system is available that can be connected through AUX and Bluetooth.
Lower APV variants are affixed with a single DIN system and a pair of speakers. Higher models come with an audio system with six speakers and an eight-inch head unit. Both can be enjoyed using Bluetooth and AUX.
All seats are equipped with a seatbelt and with the second row secured with lap belts. Other features include dual air front airbags and antilock braking system for top variants, door beams for side impacts, and a defogger.
The chassis used in the new Suzuki APV is the same with the Suzuki Super Carry making it a trustworthy transporter. Its front suspension is a Macpherson strut with coil spring while the rear utilizes either a rigid axle with leaf spring or a three-link rigid axle with coil spring. Its wheels can be steel rims or 15-inch alloy wheels, depending on the variant.
All variants of the Suzuki APV run using a 1.6 liter SOHC gasoline engine. It can produce 91 hp with a maximum torque of 127 Nm. Its transmission is a five-speed manual gearbox. Driving this versatile is easy as the engine, located under the driver’s seat, is compact. It emits low carbon, fuel-efficient, and performs well due to low friction.
Manual | Gasoline | 8 seats
Manual | Gasoline | 8 seats
When it comes to the price, a brand new Suzuki APV could cost you ₱ 808,000 for the top-of-the-line Suzuki APV GLX 1.6 MT or at least ₱ 588,000 for the entry-level Suzuki APV GA 1.6 MT. Still too pricey? Philkotse.com also offers a wide range of second hand APV cars for sale by either private sellers or car dealers across the country.
Make sure to bookmark our Suzuki APV price list page to keep updated with the latest pricing changes of the 2020 Suzuki APV in the Philippines. Please note that these prices might differ in some showrooms and should serve as reference only.
Car price: ₱588,000