Suzuki Cars Philippines (SPH) wrapped up the first quarter of 2019 by securing the 6th spot in the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) with the company’s consistent sales growth.
SPH’s strong performance this first quarter comes on the heels of a successful 2018, which marked strong sales, expansion in key cities across the country and back-to-back recognitions from several renowned award-giving bodies.
“We started 2019 consistent and stable, and so far, we have maintained our momentum. Our performance at the start of the year is setting the pace for the rest of 2019. We are confident of achieving substantial sales growth and reaching more customers through aggressive marketing efforts and nationwide promotional campaigns,” shared SPH Director and General Manager for Automobile Division Keiichi Suzuki.
With 33 percent share of total sales for the quarter, the top favorite family vehicle Ertiga remains the best-selling Suzuki vehicle. The launch of its black interior model in February helped spur sales even further for the Ertiga. The 7-seater MPV combines elegance and strength, blending modern style and maximum functionality to let riders enjoy their days in style.
The Celerio retains its place as the second best-selling vehicle with a 12.3 percent share of sales. This hatchback, known for its space and roomy dimension, can accommodate of up to 254-liters worth of cargo with an uncompromised 5-seater capacity. Alongside its remarkable fuel efficiency that ups the ante for its category.
The Dzire positions itself as another Suzuki best-seller at third place with 11.6 percent of total Q1 sales. C! Magazine’s Best Mini Compact of 2018 awardee is increasingly being recognized in the market as one of the most affordable units in its category.