Magyar Suzuki sells nearly 1,500 new cars in January
With 1,473 passenger car sales registered, carving out a 16.61% share of the domestic new passenger car market, Magyar Suzuki Corporation started the year as a market leader in the category, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
Suzuki's Vitara model – being sold in hybrid version on EU markets since January 2020 – leads the SUV category, along with the passenger car category with 34,7% segment-share. A total of 653 units were registered from the Esztergom made model between January 1-31, based on the new car sales statistics of Datahouse.
A total of 556 models were sold from Suzuki SX4 S-CROSS, which is also manufactured domestically. The model holds first place in lower-middle-class segment in Hungary with a 33,86%.
Besides its two models produced domestically, the company has also started selling two new import hybrid models in Europe. The full market introduction of SUV Across – which can also be charged from an electric network –, and Swace models equipped with hybrid system started in January in Hungary.
Suzuki also leads new motorcycle market
With 25 registered motorcycles and a 16.45% share, Magyar Suzuki also opened the year as the leader of the domestic new motorcycle market. V-Strom 650XT Touring and GSX-S 750 Naked were the most popular bikes of the brand. These two models also lead the entire category after the first month of the year. Suzuki GSX-R 1000/R sport and scooter, Address were also ranked high in the list of the most popular models.
In addition, the press release notes that Magyar Suzuki Marine also registered outstanding activity in January. From the autumn of 2017, Suzuki Marine was made a regional hub on overseeing business and sales activities across Central and Eastern Europe including Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belorussia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and Albania.
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