Suzuki cars for sale in Sri Lanka
Founded in 1909 by the Japanese inventor and businessman Michio Suzuki, the Suzuki Motor Corporation gradually grew from its humble beginnings, to become one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world. Based in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu, Japan, the company has been specializing in manufacturing a variety of internal combustion engine based vehicles for the Japanese as well as the global market. As of 2011, Suzuki grew to become the ninth biggest automaker by production volume and had 35 large-scale production facilities in 23 countries, making its vehicles available in 192 countries worldwide.
Suzuki vehicles in Sri Lanka are known for their stellar reliability and fuel-efficient performance. Vehicles such as a small Jimny are still popular, despite being over a decade old. The company offers economically competitive alternatives to similar offerings from the bigger Japanese manufacturers like Nissan, Toyota and Mitsubishi. Its vehicles have great reliability, and due to small engine sizes, a good fuel consumption. Suzuki is Japan’s second largest manufacturer of small cars and trucks, and their experience shows in how well they do this. The companies Wagon-R is the highest selling Japanese Kei-Car, a showcase for how well it designs and makes small-sized vehicles.
Suzuki Vehicles in Sri Lanka
Suzuki branded cars are widely available in Sri Lanka, with a moderate cross-fleet selection of used cars on offer. Older cars tend to be more popular, but a good second-hand market exists for most models, including for the Jimny and the Vitara. A bit of hunting can help find a car in good condition. Associated Motorways, the dealers for Nissan and Renault cars in Sri Lanka, are also the dealers for Suzuki vehicles, and stocks a range of spare parts and new models to provide for its customers.
Parts and servicing for Suzuki Vehicles are widely available across the country, both at the dealer (Associated Motorways) as well as through independent traders, who have competent mechanics for servicing and repairing of Suzuki cars in Sri Lanka.
5 Reasons to Buy a Suzuki Car
- Outstanding technology that is comparable with any other vehicle manufacturer in the world
- The cheaper price margins of most of its vehicles, which is one of the main reasons why Suzuki has become popular in Sri Lanka
- Good level of fuel economy, due to its smaller economic engine designs that provides high mileage on the road
- Having an official distributor in Sri Lanka that will provide spare parts and a good after sales service for Suzuki vehicle buyers
- Recognition in the market for Suzuki branded vehicles, which allow car owners to sell their vehicles for a favorable price
Top 5 Best Selling Suzuki car models in Sri Lanka
These are the most popular Suzuki vehicles (Sedans, Subcompacts, Hatchbacks, Crossovers, SUV’s, MPV’s and Vans etc...), sold in Sri Lanka.
1. Suzuki Wagon R
Without a doubt, the Wagon R from Suzuki is one of the most popular vehicles sold under the Suzuki brand in Sri Lanka. It is highly popular due to the small-size form factor combined with an excellent level of fuel efficiency on Sri Lanka’s rough roads. The vehicle is powered by a 1.0L K10B engine, which uses a 5-speed manual gearbox to move its wheels forward. The Wagon R has an excellent level of fuel efficiency with company’s official figures mentioning 20.5 km/l on a combined driving cycle.
Hybrid Model: Available
Price (As Of 2015): New vehicles, between Rs. 2,375,000 to Rs. 3,350,000. Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 2,460,000 to Rs. 2,825,000.
2. Suzuki Every
The Every is a small size kei truck manufactured by Suzuki that has achieved wide appeal among small van lovers in the country. It is available in both a wagon and van form factor, though in Sri Lanka the commercial and passenger van is more prevalent, especially among middle class small business owners. A 660 CC petrol locomotive that uses either a manual or an automatic transmission to move its forward, powers the engine of this efficient vehicle. Due to this the Every also has a good fuel economy in Sri Lanka’s roads, with around 18 km/l reported on countries long driving conditions.
Hybrid Model: Available
Price (As Of 2015): New vehicles, between Rs. 2,150,000 to Rs. 2,790,000. Reconditioned vehicles, between Rs. 1,825,000 to Rs. 2,425,000. Used vehicles, between Rs. 1,290,000 to Rs. 2,300,000.
3. Suzuki Swift
The Swift is ideally one of the most recognized hatchback cars manufactured by Suzuki to be sold in the island. Many Sri Lankans loved the Swift’s small round shape design, which also combined a considerable level of features, to keep its passengers happy on long distant driving. Its engine is powered by a 1.3L inline four-cylinder locomotive, which uses a four-speed automatic or CVT transmission to move its wheels forward.
Hybrid Model: Coming Soon
Price (As Of 2015): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 1,800,000 to Rs. 2,600,000.
4. Suzuki Alto
The Alto from Suzuki has a special place within the Sri Lankan car market for being one of the cheapest car models in its brand new condition, to be available for purchasing in the island. Typically, the Alto is the choice of vehicle for many first time car buyers who are looking for a bargain; yet do not want to compromise the level of comfort in the process. It is a kei car, which has a long production history going back when it was introduced in 1979. Currently at its eighth generation, the car is powered by an 800 cc engine, which uses a 5-speed MT or automatic transmission to thrust it forward.
Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price (As Of 2015): New vehicles, around Rs. 1,650,000. Reconditioned vehicles, between Rs. 2,575,000 to Rs. 2,750,000. Used vehicles, between Rs. 1,175,000 to Rs. 1,750,000.
5. Suzuki Grand Vitara
The Grand Vitara is a compact SUV that is in production since 1988. It is also branded as the Suzuki Escudo or the Sidekick, which are also found in the local market. Currently in its fourth generation, the SUV has become highly popular among Sri Lankan’s for its compact design and admirable off-road capabilities that combined a good level of fuel economy in the process. Powered by either a 2.0L or a 2.5L engine, it uses a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission to move itself forward.
Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price (As Of 2015): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 1,575,000 to Rs. 5,450,000.
Other notable Suzuki models found in Sri Lanka includes the Suzuki Stingray, the Suzuki Hustler, Suzuki Carry, Suzuki Jimny, Suzuki Cultus, Suzuki Escudo, Suzuki Maruti Omni, Suzuki KEI and Suzuki Aerio
Suzuki Hybrid cars Found in Sri Lanka
With its compact sizes and small engine designs, the Suzuki Motor Corporation has always understood the importance of having a good fuel economy for its vehicles. As of now there are a number of cars and vans that have a Hybrid engine to further increase its mileage and these typically includes some of the companies most popular models. The Suzuki Wagon R Hybrid is one of these as well as the Suzuki Every Hybrid, which are both available within the Sri Lankan vehicle market. There is also plans to make a Suzuki Swift EV Hybrid that may become a huge success if released in Sri Lanka.
Suzuki Wagon R Hybrid: around 32.4 km/L under controlled tested driving conditions
Where to buy Suzuki cars in Sri Lanka?
The Associated Motorways (Pvt) Ltd, based in Colombo, is the official distributor for Suzuki branded vehicles as well as spare parts sold in Sri Lanka. Nevertheless, if you are living outside of Colombo, then you can also look through a number of third party distributors based in various cities island wide, to find the vehicle of your choice.
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