Pak Suzuki has reportedly stopped taking orders on several cars! However, this is only on a temporary basis.
According to details, there are 5 variants that customers can no longer place bookings for.
An official notice was also circulated for this matter.
The car variants are as follows:
- Swift DLX,
- WagonR VXR,
- Alto VX,
- Cultus VXR,
However, it is to be mentioned here that Pak Suzuki has not stopped bookings for all Cultus VXR variants. They have only stopped them for red, blue, and black variants. Which means you can book the other colors.
On the other hand, it is the same for the WagonR VXR. Furthermore, Pak Suzuki has permanently discontinued bookings for Suzuki Mega Carry.
The news was confirmed by an official at Pak Suzuki but no reason was given for this move.
However, the speculated reason could be the aftermath of the drastic fall of 42% in sales which Pakistan’s automotive sector has witnessed.
Suzuki is also expected to launch the Wagon R (AGS) variant and 4th Gen Suzuki Jimny in the country soon.
sales for August 2019
According to recently published data by Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA), overall car sales have fallen by 41% in August 2019.
In the case of Suzuki, their sales for August 2019, as compared to the same period last year.
have fallen by 56.15% with the popular WagonR seeing a whopping 73.67% plunge in sales in this period.
As it only sold 645 units as compared to 2450 units in the corresponding period last year.
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There are a number of factors for the decrease in sales including the prevailing economic conditions in the country.
The fall in the rupee and multiple hikes in the price tags of cars. According to local Suzuki dealers, the car orders were slowing down but could speed up in the future.
Furthermore, the company is hoping to introduce the Wagon R (AGS) variant and 4th Gen Suzuki Jimny in the country soon.