Press Releases And Road Tests

  • Suzuki South Africa rakes in another Gold Award

    Suzuki South Africa’s winning streak continues with a Gold Award and a special mention as one of the most improved automotive brands in the 2017 National NADA Survey. The Gold Award, which was handed to Suzuki at a gala evening hosted by the National Automotive Dealers’ Association (NADA) in Johannesburg last night, follows a comprehensive […]

  • Suzuki Ignis – #LikeNoOther

    The compact, funky Suzuki crossover will ignite your senses with its distinctive personality, SUV confidence and minimalistic, functional beauty. Book yourself a test drive and ignite your senses

  • NEW SUZUKI IGNIS – A compact crossover like no other

    A compact crossover like no other Ultra-compact crossover defies conventional categorisation Cheeky design links past, present and future Suzuki styling trends Lightweight construction and rigid platform ensure superior ride and handling Efficient 1,2-litre four-cylinder engine delivers brisk dynamics Choice of five-speed manual or innovative robotised-shift gearboxes Expect to be surprised and delighted when the highly […]

  • 5 reasons Mrs SA loves her Vitara

    The Suzuki Vitara is an award winning car that packs style, space and functionality into one model. Watch Mrs SA, Hlengiwe Twala, review her Vitara here. “What a gift!” gushes Mrs South Africa 2017, Hlengiwe Twala, about the Suzuki Vitara. She’s been driving the winner of the Compact Family Car of the Year competition […]

  • Suzuki the one to watch, say judges

    Japan’s favourite maker of compact cars this week received two significant awards at the CAR Magazine Top 12 Best Buys Awards, which will now take their place on the company mantelpiece next to equally significant awards received at the WesBank / Consumer Awards in January. At CAR Magazine’s gala banquet, which also celebrated its […]

  • Swift Special Edition to give Suzuki an exciting start to the new year

    2017 SUZUKI SWIFT 1.2 RS 2017 is going to be an exciting year if Suzuki has anything to say about it. Japan’s favourite compact car manufacturer has announced that it will introduce a Special Edition Suzuki Swift in South Africa in limited numbers. The model will enhance the Suzuki Swift’s sporty heritage and will be […]

  • Jimny review

    The Jimny is a Suzuki classic and Autotrader took it for a test drive. See what they thought of the car in their video review. The Jimny is definitely one of Suzuki’s most iconic cars. The square profile first hit the streets in the 70s, and the much-loved third gen model was reviewed by Auto Trader […]

  • Suzuki gets thumbs up from JD Power in the UK

    Automotive research specialists, JD Powers, recently found Suzuki to be one of the best quality mass-market brands in the UK, when measured by the number of problems that customers have experienced during the first three years of ownership. W 20160722 Suzuki outperforms market in JD Power tests

  • Everyone loves Jimny

    It doesn’t matter who you are or where you look, it’s difficult to find anyone who doesn’t like the Suzuki Jimny.  

  • Suzuki and Hukato aim for the moon

    The next vehicle to drive on the moon could very well be a Suzuki, if the team from Hukato, Suzuki and ispace technologies has its way. W 20160715 Suzuki and Hukato aim for the moon

  • The All New Vitara Road Test – The Legend Lives!

    Thanks to confusing international naming protocols, we never got to see, until recently, Suzuk is labelled simply “Vitara” in South Africa. That’s because the car with that name overseas was relabelled Grand Vitara here. Then, over time, bodies stretched and engines grew until our local Grand Vitaras actually became almost “Grande” in the sense of […]


    A new direction – but the spirit lives on! An all-new, innovative interpretation of the Suzuki Vitara ethos Smart, streamlined shape expresses contemporary design language Lightweight construction and efficient drivetrain ensure superior economy Advanced AllGrip all-wheel drive system delivers go-anywhere talent Full five-star EuroNCAP safety rating, with seven airbags across the range Extensive personalisation scope […]

  • Suzuki Ciaz – Luxury on a budget

    Suzuki enters a very tight market segment with the Ciaz. The four door compact sedan market is a tough one to crack with the market dominated by Hyundai, Ford, Polo and Toyota where value for money is fast becoming the biggest selling point but Suzuki has pulled a rabbit out the hat and created some […]

  • Grand Fun in a Suzuki Vitara

    The Citizen is currently testing a Grand Vitara on a long term basis.  Read the second article of his journey with the vehicle here:    

  • My Week with a Jimny

    Chris Wall of Speed and Sound says, “I quite like it, it’s tough, but then again it has to be considering what these things get put through.” Read the whole story here:  Jimny Speed and Sound Oct 13  

  • Owner Review: Jimny

    Donovan Kirkwood, whose work involves a substantial amount of fieldwork and site visits in Provincial Nature Reserves and the like, bought himself a Jimny.  Although his blog is not a motoring site, he wrote about the vehicle and we reproduced it here: Jimny Green Lima Beans blog

  • SX4 AWD review by

    “The gearshift action is amongst the smoothest I’ve ever sampled.” See what else Ciro di Siena has to say about the fabulous SX4.

  • Road Test: Suzuki Grand Vitara

    “The interior space is amazing, keyless entry sets it apart and the seats are perfectly designed for long distances…” so says Malesela wa ga Mahapa of Wheels Fanatics.  See the rest of the review here: GV Wheels Fanatics Aug13

  • It’s Cute but it’s a Brute

    What it does genuinely promise and is very capable of complying with is being a real 4×4 all-terrain vehicle. Jimny Neofundi Aug 13

  • Play Away in your Suzuki Grand Vitara

    “You can get more bang for your buck in this 4×4, which does as much, and costs less,” writes Willem van der Putte of Saturday Star. GV Dune Saturday Star Jun13

  • Little Tough Guy

    Liana Reiners from Car & Leisure calls the Jimny an “inimitable and enduringly popular all-terrainer”. We agree, read the road test here:Jimny Xtreme June13

  • Suzuki Grand Vitara Drive test

    Drive News say that “if you are looking at the more capable soft-roader or entry-level overlander, the Grand Vitara is a great bet. Its well-built, good-looking inside and out and good to drive,…”

  • Suzuki invests in future of young drivers

    Suzuki Auto South Africa is supporting the innovative initiative of a Tshwane school to create better, more responsible and more safety conscious young drivers. The Tshwane Muslim School’s driver training programme includes both attitude and skill-based elements, and will receive a major boost from the loan of a Suzuki Alto hatchback to the school for […]