Suzuki regains stance as CFAO Motors re-launches brand
In a bid to offer its customers a wider range of affordable cars, CFAO Motors has kick-started the distribution of Suzuki vehicles in Nigeria
Speaking to journalist in Lagos, Managing Director, CFAO Motors and CFAO Country Delegate, Thomas Pelletier, said the company took over the Suzuki car franchise to complement the range of models distributed by the company and to satisfy the needs of car enthusiasts in search of trendy pocket-friendly vehicles.
He said: “It gives us great pleasure to introduce the Suzuki brand of vehicles to the Nigerian market, distributed by CFAO Motors Nigeria, and also by the CFAO Group in 25 other African countries.
“Our partner, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan is renowned for the production of top quality and reliable vehicles which are widely trusted for durability and competitive prices”.
The Suzuki models available in Nigeria are city cars: Alto®, Dzire®, Swift®, Baleno®, Ciaz® and Ertiga®. The off road vehicles/sports utility vehicles (SUVs) are Jimny®, Vitara®. All vehicles come with a three year or 100,000 km warranty.
Speaking on affordability, Pelletier said: “Now, our customers can own a brand new vehicle for just N3.6 million!’’
As is traditional with CFAO, the company has already trained it engineers and technicians on the technicalities of the Suzuki brand as part of efforts to offer prompt after-sales services in terms of maintenance, repairs and genuine spare parts.
Other brands distributed by the CFAO automotive and equipment division in Nigeria include: Mitsubishi Motors (through joint venture Massilia Motors), Fuso, JCB, King Long.