Suzuki UK and Ireland director Dale Wyatt has revealed retailers recorded record net profits in the first half of 2023, with average return on sales improving to 2.6%.

The average solus Suzuki retailer has a 3.3% return on sales – and the upper quartile are enjoying a 5.4% return.

Average net profit is up 50% year-on-year.

Wyatt said retailers were on track to deliver his ‘3-2-1’ objective by the end of this year: 3% return on sales, 2% market share, number 1 in trust. “I take my hat off to the Suzuki dealer network… they are delivering on our ultimate goal which is to achieve profitable growth through customer centricity.”

* Read our interview with Dale Wyatt here: