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Suzuki Stops New Bookings for Wagon R

Pak Suzuki is one of the most profitable companies in Pakistan and almost every quarter, it leads the car industry with the highest amount of sales.

A relatively recent addition — Wagon R — became an instant hit following its arrival in Pakistan. The charm of its modern look and improved fuel economy compared to other cars in the market helped its sales.

As its popularity increased in Pakistan, Suzuki registered 141% increase in its sales.


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Now, Pak Suzuki has halted new bookings for the Wagon R and the dealerships will not take new orders temporarily.

The orders made prior to the suspension will be delivered and fulfilled but Pak Suzuki and its respective dealerships will not make new bookings for the Wagon R.

The Reason?

Although Suzuki has registered impressive Wagon R sale figures, the company is yet to disclose the reason behind this decision which will surely leave an adverse effect on its yearly sales.


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There have been a number of speculations following the announcement and here are some realistic reasons why Suzuki made this decision:

  • Pak Suzuki can’t meet the sales demand and would not have been able to produce enough units for newer bookings – the demand is very high and Pak Suzuki has probably received a huge number of orders this quarter.
  • Pak Suzuki has spent a considerable amount in the marketing and production of the new Suzuki Cultus, especially the automatic variant which launched recently, and wants to divert the customer base to it so it can meet the optimum sales figure so that it can, ultimately, be a profitable product line.

Over and above, this seems more like a strategic turn than a typical managerial error. Pak Suzuki has been silent about the reason behind this suspension, we will update this story as more information becomes available.

  • Mere khayal main apka dosra idea ziyada thek ha keh suzuki cultus ki sale barhany k liay aasa kar rahi ha,
    Kiyon keh kabhi kisi company ny ziyada order ki wajha sy Aaj tak Apni Gari ki booking band nhi ki.

  • Simple reason is that to increase the sale of Cultus but my sixth sense is saying that Cultus will not be more popular than Wagon R not becasue I am the owner of Wagon R but I daily see 5 to 6 Wagon R on each roads of Lahore.They are destroying their own product but i had said in many posts that Cultus cannot surpass Wagon R because simple reason is that its price. I am not saying that Cultus is bad car as compared Wagon R but my point is that people in Pakistan wants a good car with less price with good quality and Wagon R is that car .Although Wagon R is also expensive but when we see the price of Mehran and hike in USD against PKR then its price is justified.

  • Instead of re-shaping- adding new security,innovative features, they simply stop selling to increase demand and then rise in price.
    Govt, Competition authority of Pakistan is sleeping.

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