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Automotive market in Russia

Automotive market in Russia

Exit date 23.05.2019

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This is the seventeenth edition of our annual reference book «Automotive market in Russia», covering results of 2018. It contains statistics and analytics on production, sales and vehicle parc in our country.

In 2018 commercial vehicle market (light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses) in Russia came up to 207,000 vehicles, that is 3% more than a year ago.

As for sales of new passenger cars in Russia, their volume has increased by 13.3% up to 1.7 million units. The sales growth of passenger cars caused production growth and impact on the general data of the Russian automotive industry. There were 1.77 million units of vehicles produced in Russian Federation in 2018, which is 13.9% more than in previous year.

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Russian dealers of Ford began sales of updated Mondeo

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Key figures of the Russian truck parc


In November, 8 companies raised prices for cars


For a month (from October 20th to November 20th) among officially presented on the Russian market forty-six car manufacturers only twenty did not change the price (Acura, Brilliance, Cadillac, Chery, Chrysler, Daewoo, Datsun, FAW, Great Wall, Haima, Jeep, Mazda , Renault, Skoda, Smart, SsangYong, Subaru, Suzuki, Volvo, UAZ).

Eight companies raised the price of one or several models. Someone changed the price tags of almost the whole lineup, represented in Russia - as it did Jaguar (price of XJ sedan increased by 4.6-5.0%, sedan XE - by 5.0%, coupe and convertible F-Type - by 4.2-5.0% and price of sedan XF rose for some trim levels).

Changes have affected only one model at other brands: so, Fiat raised the price just for a van Ducato  with minimal equipment - by 2.6%.

Audi has revised prices upwards as for some models, so for a series of complete sets. The price of Q3 in complete set Sport grew by 3,4-4,1%, and in some trim levels of A6 sedan it increased by 6,6-9,4%.

Four companies (Geely, Lifan, Mercedes-Benz, and Toyota) reduced the prices for the some configurations of several models. Toyota made cheaper Land Cruiser 200 SUV new with equipment "Safety Lux 7 seats" with a diesel engine by 0.2%. Reduced price of crossover Lifan X60 in configuration Base was greater (by 6.2%).

The number of companies (Infiniti, Peugeot, Porsche, Mitsubishi, and AVTOVAZ) had opposite changes in prices. Thus, Mitsubishi has raised the price of SUV Pajero Sport by 1.5-1.7%, crossover Outlander of 2015 model year by 1.1-1.7%, a pickup L200 new by 1.5-2.6%, but SUV Pajero has become cheaper.

As for AvtoVAZ - the automaker has raised the overall price of Kalina family (except for a few configurations), at the same time it became cheaper cars with AMT.

According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", in addition to the increase / decrease in prices in November 29th automakers offered special prices for one or more models.

"The price background of the Russian auto market in November on a global scale has not changed significantly, and it means that companies that changed their prices - did it in working order, according to the calculations of specialists of marketing", - says the head of analysts department of "AUTOSTAT", Andrew Toptun .

This review does not claim completeness and comprehensiveness of the market; however, it makes possible to evaluate the main trends of pricing policy of Russian representatives of companies.

24.11.15 AA "AUTOSTAT"