Japanese Carmaker Suzuki recently celebrates its milestone year after the company reaches 5-million sales of Suzuki Swift globally.

Launched in Japan in 2004, the Swift is one of Suzuki’s strategic car models that are sporty, stylish and fun to drive. It became the favorite of car enthusiasts across the globe, earning high praises for its design, performance and bold style, as well as winning numerous “Car of the Year” Awards worldwide. It hits its 1-million cumulative worldwide unit sales in 2008, 2-million in 2011, 3-million in 2013, 4-million in 2014 and 5-million in 2016. the car is produced in Japan, Hungary, India, China, Pakistan and Thailand.


In the Philippines, Suzuki Swift was launched in 2011 and since then has been a favorite among first-time car owners and younger drivers in the local market. This subcompact car is among the top sales drivers of Suzuki Philippines for several years, and it significantly contributed to the total sales figures of the company in the first quarter of 2016.

 “We are proud of what the Suzuki Swift has achieved with 5 million unit sales worldwide. We have always known that this subcompact car would do well in the market due to its uniquely spirited character, and we are doubly delighted that it reached this milestone at a relatively short time. We are proud to note that it is also doing great locally.” said Shuzo Hoshikura, Suzuki Philippines General Manager for Automobile Division.

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