The report in focus



Exit date 22.08.2019

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In the course of the study, we get the features of consumer behavior of car owners by the following themes: automotive antifreeze brand recognition (with and without options) and features of a car coolant choosing.

22 august more info


Russian dealers of Ford began sales of updated Mondeo

Ford Mondeo sedan has received a technological upgrade aimed at the safety improving of the car and improving of the intelligent driver assistance systems. People can order updated Ford Mondeo at all official Ford dealers in Russia.

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Dynamics of the Russian car market in February of 2019
  • 14.03.19 Dynamics of the Russian car market in February of 2019

    In February of 2019, sales of new cars in Russia fell by 3.6% in compare with February of 2018. The mass segment for the second month in a row shows a negative trend (-4.8%). Its sales amounted to 112,135 vehicles, which is 90.6% of the total sales.



The localization rate of KIA Rio in Russia is 46%


The level of localization of model KIA Rio, which is produced at a plant in St. Petersburg by a full cycle is 46%. The number of localized components continues to grow. For example, in 2016 the plant in St. Petersburg began to use more Russian metal (24% of Rio body - Russian metal production); it was localized glass. Deliveries of components to assembly line are carried out by 14 Russian companies, informed the press service of KIA Motors Rus.

As it was indicated, this year KIA celebrated the 5th anniversary since the start of local production of its best-seller. Recall that the production of sedans KIA Rio was launched on August 15th, 2011 at a plant in St. Petersburg, and in January of 2012 hatchback stood at the assembly line. The production of KIA Rio employs about 2,200 employees of the plant. The production site in St. Petersburg has a high level of automation. It is involved over 170 robots in welding, and in the color of the body of KIA Rio there are more than 50 robots. For the production of one car KIA Rio the plant needs about 16 hours. After the production each Rio car is thoroughly tested for product quality, which takes more than 2 hours.

Rio is the undisputed market leader in the model line-KIA and it is surely among the top three of the most popular models in the Russian market. As previously reported "AUTOSTAT", for the first eight months of 2016 it was sold 54265 sedans and hatchbacks of this model (-10.8%). At the same time in August, KIA Rio, whose result was 7178 vehicles, came in first place in terms of sales per month among all represented in the Russian car models. Prior to that, the leadership of KIA Rio in the Russian market was recorded in November and December, 2014.

27.09.16 AA "AUTOSTAT"