Suzuki unit sales down by -6.2 percent for 2016-2017 fiscal
Suzuki has announced that on a Group basis its motorcycle sales in Europe for its financial year 2016-2017 (the period ended March 31st 2017) were down by -6.2 percent at 45,000 units, with the final quarter (the first three months of 2017 down by -28.1 percent at 7,000 units.
However, the company is forecasting +18.1 percent growth for 2017-2018 at 53,000 units.
North American unit sales were down by -30 percent for the 12 month period at 32,000 units and down by -44.9 percent at 7,000 units for the first three months of 2017.
Asian sales were -8.1 percent for the year at 1,039,000 units, but +5.3 percent (278,000 units) for the first three months of 2017. Domestic Japanese sales were +24.1 percent at 17,000 units for the first three months of 2017, and +1.5 percent for the full financial year at 62,000 units.
Total worldwide sales (including ATVs) were -0.3 percent for the period January to March 2017 at 351,000 units (4,000 ATVs) and -8.9 percent at 1,367,000 units (18,000 ATVs) for the full financial year.