The Grand Ballroom of the Marriot Hotel in Pasay City was abuzz with anticipation as Suzuki Philippines (SPH) celebrates the simultaneous launch of the all new Suzuki Dzire and Swift, amid the waiting guests consisting of media, dealers and bank representatives.

Barbie Almalbis gave a superb number.

SPH finishes the 2nd Quarter of 2018 with aplomb with the Dzire and Swift, welcoming the anticipation of everyone in the automotive industry, and also showcases the latest upgrades on two of Suzuki’s popular vehicles and also the revolutionary Japanese technology behind these innovations.

Shuzo Hoshikura, SPH Vice President and General Manager for Automotive

We are grateful for the strong support we continue to receive from the Filipino market, particularly during the first months of the year. As testament of our commitment to delivering only the best-quality products and services, we at Suzuki Philippines are more than happy to finally share with everyone the all-new Dzire and all-new Swift equipped with the latest of our innovative technology. I am optimistic that these latest of our innovative technology. I am optimistic that these latest product offerings will drive SPH to new milestones, all while staying true to the goal of sharing with more Filipinos the Suzuki Way of Life,” shared SPH Vice President and General Manager for Automotive Shuzo Hoshikura.

All-New Dzire. The compact sedan to look out for.
Targeting the practical and wise millennial and young professionals, the all-new Dzire is designed to be comfortable sedan in a compact body with advanced technology and features to enhance the driving experience. It boasts of the Auto Gear Shift (AGS) Technology, which combines the fuel efficiency of a manual transmission and convenience of an automatic transmission.

An innovative first in the Philippines, the AGS technology is an automated manual transmission featuring an intelligent Shift Control Actuator that automatically operates the clutch and shifting operation. It allows for smooth automated gear changes or shifting from manual transmission without having to step on the clutch pedal and operate a shift lever, thus ensuring precise gear shifting based on vehicle speed.

A fusion of practicality and style, the new Dzire is lower and wider than the previous model. The compact body makes the sedan light and easy to take on any city adventure, yet sports a sleek and confident lifestyle. The larger boot (baggage) capacity ensures there is enough space for luggage for a business trip or quick getaway.

All-new Swift: An award-winning hatchback
The all-new Swift boast a daring transformation while retaining old features that Filipinos love- strong shoulders, blacked-out A pillars for wrap-around windows, dynamic side-window treatment and distinctive vertically arranged lamps. These are complimented by a black interior with a white pearl accent and dimple pattern to create a livelier look.

To highlight the sporty and muscular look, the well-loved hatchback is now shorter, lower and wider with a more solid structure. The compact dimensions guarantee easy handling but do not compromise comfort. The vehicles luggage space has been expanded by 54L for more storage capacity than its predecessor.

For superior fuel efficiency, the new Swift adopts continuously variable transmission (CVT) which makes driving smoother, and gear shifting shock-free for better acceleration from low speeds and improved fuel economy at high speed.

Superior performance and safety
Both the Dzire and Swift boasts Suzuki’s new generation platform HEARTECT. The continuous frame resulting from the comprehensive overhaul of the vehicle’s underbody structure and component layout increases underbody stiffness. The highly rigid yet light body helps improve performance. The new smooth curving form also effectively disperses impact energy throughout the car in case of collision.

Both vehicles structure adhere to the Total Effective Control Technology to absorb impact and mitigate injury in case of pedestrian accident. Also, both are equipped with dual airbags for maximum passenger protection.

Masao Kobori, Chief Engineer of the all-new Suzuki Dzire and Swift.

“We introduced a new-generation platform and engineered a completely new chassis, body structure and powertrain with a new body structure. We set out to create a car that woule let passengers experience a new level of excitement like never before. The instant they see it, the instant the get inside and the instant they step on the accelerator,” said Masao Kobori, Chief Engineer of the all-new Suzuki Dzire and Swift.

The 1.2L engine

Models and Pricing
The all-new Dzire comes in two variants: the GL MT and GL+AGS.
The GL MT is available in the following colors
• Artic White,
• Metallic Silky Silver
• Premium Black
SRP Php638,000

The GL+AGS comes in the following colors
• Premium Oxford Blue
• Premium Sherwood Brown
• Premium Artic White
• Premium Midnight Black
• Metallic Magma Gray
SRP Php698,000

The SWIFT comes in the following colors:

  • Speedy Blue Metallic
  • Fervent Red
  • Pure White Pearl
  • Premium Silver
  • Metallic Mineral Gray
  • Metallic Super Black Pearl
    SRP: GL MT Php755,000  GL CVT Php899,000

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