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SUZUKI car's names - Origin and Meaning

Car's names Origin and Meaning

Note: If you want to see the photo of each car, please tap or click the car name.

AERIO

AERIO is a mixture of the English word "air" and the Spanish word "río". "río" means "river". AERIO was also named after "a spacious living space and smooth driving".

ALTO

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall".

ALTO C

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
"C" is derived from the initial of the English word "classic".

ALTO Hustle

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
Hustle is derived from the English word "hustle", which means like "a rapid active commotion, pressure or urge someone into an action".

ALTO JUNA

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
JUNA is derived from the Esperanto word "juna", which means like "young".

ALTO Lapin

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
Lapin is derived from the French word "lapin", which means "rabbit". This name is conscious of the women who are the target users. Lapin was also named after "it matches the cute design of the car and the rhythm of the name is good".

ALTO Lapin Chocolat

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
Lapin is derived from the French word "lapin", which means "rabbit". This name is conscious of the women who are the target users. Lapin was also named after "it matches the cute design of the car and the rhythm of the name is good".
Chocolat is derived from the French word "chocolat", which means "chocolate".

ALTO L'ÉPO

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
L'ÉPO is derived from the English word "epoch-making", which means like "envisioning a new era, breakthrough". The French definite article "Le" is used to create a more stylish and European feel.

ALTO Perky

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
Perky is derived from the English word "perky", which means like "characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness".

ALTO REGINA

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
REGINA is derived from the English word "regina", which means like "queen".

ALTO
SLIDE SLIM Perky

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
SLIDE SLIM is derived from the slide slim door adopted on the driver's side.
Perky is derived from the English word "perky", which means like "characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness".

ALTO
We've EX

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
"We've" is derived from the English word "We have". "EX" is derived from the English word "extra".

ALTO WORKS

ALTO is derived from the Italian word "alto", which means like "tall, high, excellent".
WORKS is a racing word that means "the racing machine or the racing team structure made by the manufacturer".

BALENO

BALENO is derived from the Italian word "baleno", which means like "flash".

Cappuccino

Cappuccino is derived from coffee cappuccino. Cappuccino is espresso coffee with cinnamon in Italy. Cappuccino was also named after the impression of both this small open car and the snazzy stylish drink in a small cup.

CARA

CARA stands for the English word "character". CARA comes with a wish of "the character of this car will be liked by everyone".

CARRY

CARRY is derived from the English word "carry".

CELERIO

CELERIO is derived from the English words "celestial river", which means like "Milky Way". "Celer-" is derived from the Latin word and has the meaning of quick, fast, speedy, accelerated, etc.

Cervo

Cervo is derived from the Italian word "cervo", which means like "stag". Cervo was also named after "streamlined elegant style, agile dynamism, and the impression of the magnificence of the stag".

Cervo C

Cervo is derived from the Italian word "cervo", which means like "stag". Cervo was also named after "streamlined elegant style, agile dynamism, and the impression of the magnificence of the stag".
"C" is derived from the initial of the English word "classic".

CERVO MODE

Cervo is derived from the Italian word "cervo", which means like "stag". Cervo was also named after "streamlined elegant style, agile dynamism, and the impression of the magnificence of the stag".
MODE is derived from the English word "mode".

CHEVROLET CRUZE

CHEVROLET is derived from the name of the American automobile manufacturer.
CRUZE is derived from the English word "cruise".

CULTUS

CULTUS is derived from the English word "CULT", which is drived from the Latin word meaning worship. "CULT" is a prefix related to "CULTURE". CULTUS includes both the claim that the car with a deep relationship to education & the thought is a culture and Suzuki's hope to contribute to modern car culture.

CULTUS CRESCENT

CULTUS is derived from the English word "CULT", which is drived from the Latin word meaning worship. "CULT" is a prefix related to "CULTURE". CULTUS includes both the claim that the car with a deep relationship to education & the thought is a culture and Suzuki's hope to contribute to modern car culture.
CRESCENT is derived from the English words "crescent moon", which means like "a curved shape that is wider in the middle and pointed at the ends".

CULTUS ESTEEM

CULTUS is derived from the English word "CULT", which is drived from the Latin word meaning worship. "CULT" is a prefix related to "CULTURE". CULTUS includes both the claim that the car with a deep relationship to education & the thought is a culture and Suzuki's hope to contribute to modern car culture.
ESTEEM is derived from the English word "esteem", which means like "an attitude of admiration or esteem".

ERTIGA

In Indonesian, "ER" means "R" and "TIGA" means "3". Therefore, ERTIGA means "Concept R3".

ESCUDO

ESCUDO is derived from the names of the gold coins used in old Spain and Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, and Portugal. ESCUDO was also named after "the impression of old Spanish gold coins and the atmosphere of the man's romance and adventure in the old era".

ESCUDO NOMADE

ESCUDO is derived from the names of the gold coins used in old Spain and Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, and Portugal. ESCUDO was also named after "the impression of old Spanish gold coins and the atmosphere of the man's romance and adventure in the old era".
NOMADE is derived from the Latin word "nomad", which means "a member of a tribe that travels from place to place instead of living in one place all the time, usually in order to find grass for their animals". If this car becomes freedom, like a constantly moving nomad, can see a wider world. This car was also named for their ability to run on any road and the loading capacity of a lot of luggage.

EVERY

EVERY is derived from the English word "every". Named after "the minivan that has both a high load capacity and a lightness sharply driving".

EVERY+

EVERY is derived from the English word "every". Named after "the minivan that has both a high load capacity and a lightness sharply driving".
"+" of EVERY+ was named after "EVERY with the 3rd seat added".

EVERY Landy

EVERY is derived from the English word "every". Named after "the minivan that has both a high load capacity and a lightness sharply driving".
Landy is derived from the English word "land", which means like "the solid part of the earth's surface, bring ashore". Landy was also named after "the fun and energetic driving".

FRONTE

FRONTE is derived from the English word "frontier".

GRAND ESCUDO

GRAND is derived from the English word "grand", which means like "big, great, magnificent". GRAND is named as the highest performance model of ESCUDO.
ESCUDO is derived from the names of the gold coins used in old Spain and Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, and Portugal. Also named after "the impression of old Spanish gold coins and the atmosphere of the man's romance and adventure in the old era".

GRAND VITARA

GRAND is derived from the English word "grand", which means like "big, great, magnificent".
VITARA is derived from the English word "vital". GRAND VITARA is the sales name of ESCUDO in Europe and North America.

HUSTLER

HUSTLER was decided from SUZUKI's design department proposals and internal naming competition. HUSTLER is derived from the impression of the driving lightly and lively on the rough road. In addition, HUSTLER used for the name of the motorcycle TS previously sold in SUZUKI is reused.

IGNIS

IGNIS is derived from the English word "ignition", which means "the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine".

Jimny

Jimny is a mixture of the English words "Jeep", "Mini" and "Tiny", has a meaning Jeep type of Mini in informal theory. On the other hand, the maker's official theory says that Jimny was made from an easy to pronounce and an easy to remember.

Jimny SIERRA

Jimny is a mixture of the English words "Jeep", "Mini" and "Tiny", has a meaning Jeep type of Mini in informal theory. On the other hand, the maker's official theory says that Jimny was made from an easy to pronounce and an easy to remember.
SIERRA is derived from the Spanish word "sierra", which means like "mountains". SIERRA was adopted because of its etymology and word feeling giving a high-quality impression.

Kei

Kei is derived from the Japanese word "軽 = kei" of "軽自動車 = kei-jidousya", which means like "light cars". Kei was also named after the both meaning of "aiming to be the best light car" and "be one of the standards for light cars in the future".

Kei Works

Kei is derived from the Japanese word "軽 = kei" of "軽自動車 = kei-jidousya", which means like "light cars". Kei was also named after the both meaning of "aiming to be the best light car" and "be one of the standards for light cars in the future".
Works is a racing word that means "the racing machine or the racing team structure made by the manufacturer".

Kizashi

Kizashi is derived from the Japanese word "兆し = kizashi", which means like "symptom, omen, sign". Kizashi comes with a wish of "people will feel the omen that entering a new world and undergoing new evolution to change something".

LANDY

Landy is derived from the English word "land", which means like "the solid part of the earth's surface, bring ashore". Landy was also named after "the fun and energetic driving".

MIGHTY BOY

MIGHTY is derived from the English word "mighty", which means "having or showing great strength or force or intensity".
BOY is derived from the English word "boy".

MR wagon

"MR" of MR Wagon stands for the English words "Magical Relax" and comes from incredible breadth and space. This car was exhibited as the concept car at 1999 Tokyo Motor Show, named as MR Wagon. At this time "MR" came from the mid-ship engine. After that, FF (Front engine, front-wheel-drive) was adopted for mass-produced cars, the meaning of MR was changed to "Magical Relax".

MR wagon Wit

"MR" of MR Wagon stands for the English words "Magical Relax" and comes from incredible breadth and space. This car was exhibited as the concept car at 1999 Tokyo Motor Show, named as MR Wagon. At this time "MR" came from the mid-ship engine. After that, FF (Front engine, front-wheel-drive) was adopted for mass-produced cars, the meaning of MR was changed to "Magical Relax".
Wit is derived from the English word "wit", which means like "mental ability".

PALETTE

PALETTE is derived from the English word "palette", which means "the board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used". PALETTE was also named after "customer can enjoy various lifestyles just as paint creates a various of colors on the palette".

PALETTE SW

PALETTE is derived from the English word "palette", which means "the board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used". PALETTE was also named after "customer can enjoy various lifestyles just as paint creates a various of colors on the palette".
SW is derived from the initials of the English words "Super Wagon".

SOLIO

SOLIO is derived from the Spanish word "solio", which means like "throne, kingship".

SOLIO BANDIT

SOLIO is derived from the Spanish word "solio", which means like "throne, kingship".
BANDIT is derived from the English word "bandit", which means like "an armed thief, a wicked or evil person". This car's name is shared with SUZUKI's motorcycle BANDIT.

Spacia

Spacia is derived from the English word "space". This name strongly emphasizes "the size of the interior space". Spacia comes with a wish to create "the family space that is economical, spacious and easy to use, and full of smiles".

SPLASH

SPLASH is derived from the English word "splash", which means like "cause a liquid to spatter about, especially with force". SPLASH comes with a wish of "every day with SPLASH will be fresh and fresh".

SUZULIGHT

SUZULIGHT is a combination of "SUZU" of SUZUKI and the English word "LIGHT". SUZULIGHT means "the light with a wish to become the famous car that shines in the automobile industry".

SWIFT

SWIFT is derived from the English word "swift", which means like "moving very fast".

SWIFT Sport

SWIFT is derived from the English word "swift", which means like "moving very fast".
Sport was named after the sporty driving performance and styling of the sports model.

SX4

SX4 is derived from the initials of the English words "SportX-over 4wheel (4season)". "S" is the initial of sports. "X" means the crossover that "innovation of sports compact car" and "SUV tradition". "4" represents SUZUKI's 4WD technology and running capacity that can be enjoyed anytime for four seasons.

SX4 S-CROSS

SX4 is derived from the initials of the English words "SportX-over 4wheel (4season)". "S" is the initial of sports. "X" means the crossover that "innovation of sports compact car" and "SUV tradition". "4" represents SUZUKI's 4WD technology and running capacity that can be enjoyed anytime for four seasons.
S-CROSS stands for smart crossover. The name expresses this car as a new type of crossover car.

Twin

Twin is derived from the English word "twin". Twin was named after "the two power units for a hybrid and gasoline engine" and "the two-seater car".

WAGON R

WAGON R is derived from the Japanese pun "Wagon mo aru(=R)", which means like "Wagon is also exist in SUZUKI's car lineup". Afterwards, the following two origins and two meanings have been added to this name. "R" is derived from the initials of "Revolutionary" and "Relaxation", which means "the new category of car that creates the new trend in light cars" and "a feeling of comfort in your life is given by this car".

WAGON R STINGRAY

WAGON R is derived from the Japanese pun "Wagon mo aru(=R)", which means like "Wagon is also exist in SUZUKI's car lineup". Afterwards, the following two origins and two meanings have been added to this name. "R" is derived from the initials of "Revolutionary" and "Relaxation", which means "the new category of car that creates the new trend in light cars" and "a feeling of comfort in your life is given by this car".
STINGRAY is a combination of the English words "sting" and "ray". STINGRAY was also named after "this car runs like a ray of light that cuts through the darkness of night".

WAGON R SOLIO

WAGON R is derived from the Japanese pun "Wagon mo aru(=R)", which means like "Wagon is also exist in SUZUKI's car lineup". Afterwards, the following two origins and two meanings have been added to this name. "R" is derived from the initials of "Revolutionary" and "Relaxation", which means "the new category of car that creates the new trend in light cars" and "a feeling of comfort in your life is given by this car".
SOLIO is derived from the Spanish word "solio", which means like "throne, kingship".

WAGON R RR

WAGON R is derived from the Japanese pun "Wagon mo aru(=R)", which means like "Wagon is also exist in SUZUKI's car lineup". Afterwards, the following two origins and two meanings have been added to this name. "R" is derived from the initials of "Revolutionary" and "Relaxation", which means "the new category of car that creates the new trend in light cars" and "a feeling of comfort in your life is given by this car".
RR (Double R) is similar to "Racer Replica" of the motorcycle. RR is the abbreviation that means the sporty model than normal WAGON R.

WAGON R+

WAGON R is derived from the Japanese pun "Wagon mo aru(=R)", which means like "Wagon is also exist in SUZUKI's car lineup". Afterwards, the following two origins and two meanings have been added to this name. "R" is derived from the initials of "Revolutionary" and "Relaxation", which means "the new category of car that creates the new trend in light cars" and "a feeling of comfort in your life is given by this car".
"+" is derived from the body shape that expands the width and length from the normal WAGON R.

WAGON R WIDE

WAGON R is derived from the Japanese pun "Wagon mo aru(=R)", which means like "Wagon is also exist in SUZUKI's car lineup". Afterwards, the following two origins and two meanings have been added to this name. "R" is derived from the initials of "Revolutionary" and "Relaxation", which means "the new category of car that creates the new trend in light cars" and "a feeling of comfort in your life is given by this car".
WIDE is derived from the body shape that expands to standard size car class from mini size car class of the normal WAGON R.

X-90

X-90 was originally used when this car was exhibited as a reference at 1993 Tokyo Motor Show and various European motor shows. X-90 was named after the development code name, and was a common car name for both domestic japanese model and export model.

XBEE

XBEE is derived from "X=crossover, BEE=TO BE EXCITING". XBEE comes with a wish of "want to go farther together," "want to be more like myself, enjoy my life" and "want to do them with my favorite car".

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