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Assessment of the financial position of Russian car owners and their plans to purchase a car in 2019

Assessment of the financial position of Russian car owners and their plans to purchase a car in 2019

Exit date 07.03.2019

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Price 490 eur.

The new marketing report «ASSESSMENT OF THE FINANCIAL POSITION OF RUSSIAN CAR OWNERS AND THEIR PLANS TO PURCHASE A CAR IN 2019» presents the results of an online survey. The survey was conducted in January 2019 (together with the portal), and more than 7,000 car owners took part in it.

In the course of the study, data were obtained on the level of the financial position of Russian car owners (self-assessment of the financial situation of the family, credit load and availability of savings).

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Price segmentation of the Russian car market in 2017


Russians still dislike diesel


According to AUTOSTAT analytic agency, in January-May 2015 the share of diesel passenger cars was only 6.8% of the Russian market. Last year, diesel cars accounted for 7.6% of the total sales. We should mention that diesel vehicles generate more than a half of the market in many countries of Western Europe.

According to the latest report on the Russian automotive market, the greatest number of diesel versions is offered in SUV and crossover segment. In 2015, the share of diesel vehicles in SUV segment was 15%, while a year ago it was a half a percent higher.

The leaders in the diesel segment in the Russian market are Volvo and Land Rover. Three-quarters (75.8% and 74.7%, respectively), of these brands’ vehicles are sold with diesel engines. Diesel versions generate 44.2% of BMW sales. Over 30% of vehicles have diesel engines in the model ranges of Jeep (34,1%), Porsche (32%) and SsangYong (30,8%) in our market. TOP-10 also includes Mercedes-Benz (25.9%), Toyota (19.8%), Mitsubishi (19.6%), Audi (14.6%) and Peugeot (12.1%).

We should also mention that the Russian market has a number of models with diesel as the main engine in the model lineup. They are the Mitsubishi L200 (100%), the Toyota Hilux (100%), the Volvo XC70 (99%), the Land Rover Discovery (98%) and the Audi Q7 (96%). In addition, there are about fifteen models with more than half of sales in the Russian market coming from diesel versions. The most popular crossovers such as the Toyota Rav4, the Kia Sportage, the Renault Duster, have less than 10% diesel versions in their sales.

26.06.15 AA "AUTOSTAT"