Suzuki announces new Solio compact wagon in Japan

Suzuki today announced the launch of the new Solio, a compact wagon in Japan. The new Suzuki Solio reflects a concept of developing a tall, compact wagon that’s fun to drive, user-friendly, and outstandingly fuel-efficient. Its body is compact enough for great maneuverability on city streets but contains a roomy cabin. Convenient left- and right-hand rear sliding doors are complemented by a one-touch double-folding rear seat that permits a variety of seat arrangements. And a 1.2-litre engine delivers smooth, fuel-efficient performance. By being easy to drive, easy to use, and economical, the new Solio delivers everything expected of a compact car.

Suzuki created the new Solio to be an ideal choice for Japanese customers looking to move upscale from minicars and for those looking to downsize to a more compact model. Suzuki will supply about 800 units per month of the new Solio to Mitsubishi Motors Corporation. The OEM agreement is limited to the Japanese market. Suzuki targets domestic yearly sales of 12,000 units. The new Solio will be available from Suzuki dealers in Japan from 7 January 2011.