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ADV NewsSuzuki Joins A Growing List Of Moto Makers Offering Home Delivery

Suzuki Joins A Growing List Of Moto Makers Offering Home Delivery

 Get your favorite motorcycle delivered to your door during this pandemic.

Published on 05.19.2020

Suzuki has joined a growing list of motorcycle manufacturers offering a streamlined at-home purchase and delivery experience with its “Suzuki Direct 2 You” program. 

We first saw this strategy employed by Indian back in early April, with Harley-Davidson, Yamaha, Kawasaki and Honda jumping on the bandwagon shortly after. 

While it’s true that powersports dealerships have been on the federal government’s list of essential businesses that were allowed to stay open during the coronavirus crisis, a large majority shuttered their showrooms as a precaution, while offering essential service and repairs by appointment. 


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Others are just now opening doors with social distancing guidelines in place, but there is still a large part of the population that would rather skip a lengthy in-store transaction. 

And with spring weather tickling our wild hairs, the manufacturers are eager to get us on the road and trail as quickly as possible.  

In Suzuki’s case it wants you to “Have the Suzuki of your dreams delivered straight to your home or office.” The Japanese marque explains that you simply pick your bike and options then your selected dealer “will work with you for a safe, professional and convenient buying experience all while ensuring the same quality of service as an in-store visit,” including a complete product orientation session performed by trained dealership personnel.

Suzuki offers motorcycle home delivery

How It Works

  • Pick out your Suzuki motorcycle online.
  • Find a dealer near you at the dealer locator or check with your local dealer.
  • Your selected dealer will work with you to provide a personalized product delivery straight to your door.
  • Complete product orientation from trained dealership personnel included.

“We understand the landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging for everyone, and we are working hard to ease that burden with new and innovative ways to continue our commitment to keeping customers and dealers a priority,” said Kerry Graeber, Vice President MC/ATV Sales and Marketing at Suzuki.

Each of the manufacturers have used slightly different wording in their press releases so it’s a good idea to check with your local dealer for the scoop on how local regulations might affect their program. 

And while Yamaha and Kawasaki made it very clear that in addition to vehicles, its parts, accessories and clothing were also available for home delivery, the others were more vague about parts being included. Suzuki was one of the only brands to specify an end date (June 30th) for its at-home delivery experience.

One talking point all the manufacturers were united on was that an at-home delivery would be a satisfying experience and would include all the orientation you’d expect from a storefront delivery.  

You won’t find too much about the “Suzuki Direct 2 You” program on its main website, so contact your local dealer by phone or email for details. And if you’ve had experience with a Covid-related delivery of a vehicle or parts please tell us about it in the comments.

Author: Jamie Elvidge

Jamie has been a motorcycle journalist for more than 30 years, testing the entire range of bikes for the major print magazines and specializing in adventure-travel related stories. To date she’s written and supplied photography for articles describing what it’s like to ride in all 50 states and 43 foreign countries, receiving two Lowell Thomas Society of American Travel Writer’s Awards along the way. Her most-challenging adventure yet has been riding in the 2018 GS Trophy in Mongolia as Team AusAmerica’s embedded journalist.

Author: Jamie Elvidge
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  1. Covid Adventure – borders are closed both south and north in BC Canada – worker transits returning from neighbouring Alberta where outbreaks have occurred are asked to self-isolate for 14 days. If a Albertans licence is noticed parked in front of the local Safeway most locals wait until the occupants of that vehicle leave the area. Only 59 cases documented in northern BC and the first two were introduced by a couple of US Heli Skiiers back in March.
    I noticed two riders loaded up riding through heading west, that I assume, could be having Alaska or Yukon circled or pin dropped on their GPS. Good luck boys, once inside Yukon, if the gov’t allows you to stay, then your looking at 14 days of manitory isolation at your expense. Otherwise, your turned around and returned to sender ! No D2D party in Dawson City this year.
    Motorcycle dealerships/repair shops are not essential services and most are closed or like the HD dealer in Smithers BC closed up shop for good.
    Covid measures are slowly being reduced recently but still not in favour of the recreational traveller throughout BC! The Gov’t is preparing for a second wave to hit by late Aug – Sept.
    The more people that respect and adhere to the measures in place the sooner we get back to planning a good ride outside our borders!
    Stay Safe – Stay Home – Wash Your Hands.