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Downey’s Auto Stop Appointed New Suzuki Showroom


Suzuki Ireland is pleased to announce the opening of the new Downey’s Suzuki dealership in County Laois. It follows the appointment of the long-established Downey’s Auto Stop motor retail group to operate the new franchise, and the latest addition to the vehicle manufacturer’s network brings the total number of showrooms in the country to 22.

The contemporary and spacious six-car dealership on Dublin Road in the town of Portlaoise, which lies near to junction 16 of the M7 motorway, is ideally placed to serve motorists in the counties of Laois and Carlow. When purchasing a new ‘192-registration vehicle, visitors to Downey’s Suzuki are able to view and test drive models from across Suzuki’s award-winning and affordable line-up, which include the latest-generation Swift hatchback and Vitara compact SUV. Furthermore, customers can enjoy complementary refreshments and Wi-Fi in the comfort of the hospitality area, which is furnished with Suzuki’s signature red leather seating and the latest range of stylish vehicle accessories and merchandise. The sales team are also fully equipped to assist customers with corporate leasing enquiries.

The Downey’s Suzuki premises also feature an external forecourt with great value Approved Used Suzuki models, as well as an on-site state-of-the-art workshop incorporating the latest diagnostic equipment, a valeting centre and body repair facilities.

Dale Wyatt, Director of Automobile at Suzuki GB PLC, said: “Ireland has always been a key market for Suzuki, and it remains our ambition to continue to grow our footprint to be able to achieve the greatest coverage possible for customers. Downey’s Auto Stop has been selling cars in the region for more than 30 years, and their unrivalled knowledge of the local market, coupled with an extensive customer base, will prove invaluable in helping to building our brand presence. We are delighted to have Downey’s Auto Stop on board and we look forward to a successful ‘192 registration period.

Vincent Dunne, Sales Manager at Downey’s Suzuki, added: “Suzuki is an ideal addition to our portfolio, as motorists within our catchment area and beyond are looking for a car that delivers off-road capability, low running costs and reliability. We are very pleased to be offering a product range that meets the diverse needs of today’s drivers and are proud to show our customers the exceptional qualities of the model line-up.”

Highly-attractive zero per cent summer finance offers are available until 30th September, 2019 for buyers looking for a new ’192-registration car at Downey’s Suzuki. For example, the Swift 1.0-litre Boosterjet SZ-T can be purchased with a deposit of just €3,529 followed by 36 instalments of €198 and an optional final payment of €6,958 at the end of the term. Similarly, an initial down payment of €3,229 is required when buying the Ignis SZ-T manual variant, as well as 36 monthly repayments of €194. A final sum of €5,881 is then needed to secure the ownership of the vehicle. In addition, the manual 1.4-litre, Boosterjet-engined Vitara SZ5 is available with a deposit of €5,429 and 36 monthly payments of only €296. The optional sum to pay at the end of the Personal Contract Plan (PCP) is €11,027.

Downey’s Suzuki is located at Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, R32 PF20. For further information on the Suzuki product range, or to book a test drive, call 057 86 22048 or visit www.cars.suzuki.ie/dealers/downeys.