Global News

18 June 2008

Aggregate worldwide production of Suzuki Swift exceeds one million units


Aggregate worldwide production of the Suzuki Swift compact car exceeded one million units at the end of May.

Suzuki began producing the Swift in Japan in September 2004 and in Hungary, India, and China soon thereafter. Swift production bases now also include Indonesia and Malaysia.

Aggregate Swift production passed through the one-million-unit level three years and eight months after the first unit rolled off the line in Japan.The Swift reached this milestone more quickly than any other Suzuki compact car.

The Swift (including a sedan version that Suzuki produces in India alongside the main hatchback version) is on sale in 115 countries and regions around the world.

Swift production figures for individual countries as of May-end are as follows:

Country Aggregate production (units) Start of production Remarks
Japan 361,676 Sep. 2004 For Japan and export
Hungary 306,852 Feb. 2005 For Europe
India 241,348 May 2005 Including sedan
China, others 92,893 May 2005  
Total 1,002,769