Suzuki achieves accumulated Japanese domestic automobile sales of 25 million units.

Suzuki achieves accumulated Japanese domestic automobile sales of 25 million units.
31-08-2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has achieved accumulated Japanese domestic automobile sales of 25 million units*1 (total of minivehicles and standard and small vehicles) on 31 August, 2017.

*1 Based on Suzuki research on Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association.

Since launching the Suzulight minicar in October 1955, Suzuki has been providing distinctive products that meet customer needs, including minivehicles such as the Jimny mini 4WD in 1970, the Alto in 1979, the WagonR in 1993, and the Hustler mini crossover in 2014. As for standard and small vehicles, the Fronte 800 in 1965, the Cultus in 1983, the Escudo compact 4WD in 1988, and the world strategic model Swift in 2004. Suzuki achieved this milestone in 61 years and 11 months. Breakdown of 25 million units are approximately 22.96 million units of minivehicles and 2.05 million units of standard and small vehicles. This brings Suzuki’s accumulated global automobile sales to approximately 62.6 million units*2, of which India contributes with 16.76 million units, China with 3.69 million units, and Indonesia with 2.22 million units.

*2 Based on Suzuki research as of the end of July 2017.

Suzuki will continue providing value-packed products that exceed customer expectations by pursuing “Driving Pleasure”, “Fun to Use”, and “Pride of Ownership”.

 

Milestones of Suzuki’s accumulated Japanese domestic automobile sales

Oct.    1955    Sales started
April    1994    10 million units achieved in 38 years and 7 months
July    2002    15 million units achieved in 46 years and 10 months
Feb.    2010    20 million units achieved in 54 years and 4 months
Aug.    2017    25 million units achieved in 61 years and 11 months
 

Breakdown of accumulated Japanese domestic automobile sales by major models

Alto    5.77 million units
WagonR    4.48 million units
Carry    4.46 million units
Every    2.93 million units
Swift    640,000 units
 

History of Suzuki’s Japanese domestic automobile sales

Oct.    1955    Suzulight minicar launched
Oct.    1961    Suzulight Carry minitruck launched
Aug.    1965    Fronte 800 compact car launched
April    1970    Jimny mini 4WD launched
May    1979    Alto minicar launched
Oct.    1983    Cultus compact car launched
May    1988    Escudo compact 4WD launched
Sep.    1993    WagonR minicar launched
April    1994    Accum. automobile sales of 10 million units achieved
Jan.    1995    Accum. minivehicle sales of 10 million units achieved
July    2002    Accum. automobile sales of 15 million units achieved
Jan.    2004    Accum. minivehicle sales of 15 million units achieved
Nov.    2004    World strategic model Swift compact car launched
May    2009    30th anniversary and global sales of 10 million units achieved for Alto
Jan.    2010    Accum. automobile sales of 20 million units achieved
Sep.    2012    Accum. minivehicle sales of 20 million units achieved
Sep.    2013    Accum. domestic sales of 4 million units achieved for WagonR in 20 years
Jan.    2014    Hustler minicar launched
Dec.    2016    Accum. domestic sales of 5 million units achieved for Alto
Aug.    2017    Accum. automobile sales of 25 million units achieved
 

Suzuki’s accumulated Japanese domestic automobile sales units

FY    Minivehicle    Standard and 
Small Vehicle    Total
1955    14         14
1960    7,286         7,286
1965    185,880    660    186,540
1970    1,107,632    2,816    1,110,448
1975    2,151,483    2,816    2,154,299
1980    3,450,015    4,522    3,454,537
1985    5,711,583    58,386    5,769,969
1990    8,142,886    218,473    8,361,359
1995    10,701,036    500,355    11,201,391
2000    13,441,927    776,985    14,218,912
2005    16,384,557    1,100,101    17,484,658
2010    19,231,994    1,490,898    20,722,892
2015    22,209,586    1,895,127    24,104,713
Aug. 2017    22,957,019    2,045,861    25,002,880

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