Dale M., Cedar Falls, Iowa

Suzuki sold 21,188 cars, SUVs and pickup trucks through October 2012, which is 5 percent less than it sold in the first 10 months of 2011.

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American Suzuki Motor Corp. filed for bankruptcy Nov. 5, 2012, and said it would eliminate its U.S. automobile sales arm. If you own a Suzuki or are thinking of buying one, find out how the bankruptcy will affect you. Suzuki plans to continue to sell motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and marine equipment in the U.S.

Though a 5 percent decline may not sound like much, it comes while new vehicle sales in the U.S. were up 14 percent for the year.

Suzuki has been on a slippery slope in the U.S. since 2007; that’s when it sold more than 100,000 vehicles. With an aging and limited product line, sales have gone down since and fell to 26,618 in 2011 in the U.S.

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Answered by Rick Popely on January 27, 2013 in I'm Just Wondering , Suzuki | Permalink

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