The car market in Yekaterinburg in October declined almost by half


According to the agency “Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg", for 10 months of 2015 in Yekaterinburg, it was sold 35,597 new cars and light commercial vehicles, which is less by 44% than in the same period of the last year. October was the worst by the dynamics of car sales over the last six months. Car dealers in Yekaterinburg sold 3337 cars, which is less by 49% than in October of 2014. Even worse the dynamics of the market was in March of this year, when the drop in sales was 54%.

Leader in October became Renault - French brand, for the first time this year, won the first place at the end of one month. This result allowed the brand to get around Nissan and to gain a foothold in the Top-5 of leaders for all 10 months.

The most popular brand at the end of the year continues to be Lada. At the same time domestic brand for the fourth time in a row could not become the best for the month.

In the autumn Datsun began to lose positions, whose sales in October fell by 73%. Such low rates have dropped to brand to the 13th place, though it began the year close to the Top 10.

"In terms of October the increased consumer demand affected the results of September, which was due to another fall of the ruble”, - said the director of “Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg”, Michail Chaplygin. – “Also, the market loses a certain volume of customers before the start of sales of Lada Vesta, so domestic brand was not included even in the top-three of results in October. Its sales volume in December will be significantly different from the present. "

The top-10 included only one brand that showed a positive result for the full year, it is only UAZ.

The share of Yekaterinburg in total car sales in Russia by the results 10 months is 2.7%.

25 november 2015, 14:32