Financial capacity of the largest market in the country in the Moscow region has declined, but others could grow by tens of percent - mainly due to the replacement of low-cost cars by more expensive models, experts say.19 junemore info
The analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" conducted a study of the prices of new cars, which covered all automakers that are officially represented in the Russian market. According to the results of the study, for the last month * prices have changed at 23 of them.
Several Chinese brands have changed the price tags of their models. For example, Lifan raised the prices of the crossover X60 in the Comfort package by 2.6%, in the Luxury package by 2.4%, the crossover X50 by 0.7 - 0.8%. The Solano sedan in Basic equipment decreased the price by 2.8%, while the Comfort package price increased by 0.8% and the Luxury configuration - by 1.5%. Another Chinese manufacturer - Hawtai - increased the price of the Boliger crossover by 5.3 - 5.6%. But the brand Brilliance has reduced the price of the crossover V5 by 3.5 - 3.8%.
The companies from Japan do not stand aside. So, the premium-brand Lexus has raised the prices of sedans ES 200 in the Executive package by 0,9%, ES 250 - by 0,9%, ES 350 in the Premium package - by 0,8%. Japanese company Mitsubishi has raised the price of pickup L200 by 3.2 - 9.2%. In addition, the sales of crossover Outlander GT in the Sport package began for 2289990 rubles, as a result the maximum price of the model grew by 8.5%.
The American brand Ford, on the contrary, decreased prices for some models. For example, the prices of the Focus sedan fell by 6.6 - 8.2%, the Focus hatchback by 6.6-9.6%, the Focus wagon by 6.5 - 8.1%, the Mondeo sedan of the 2017 release by 4.9 - 6.6%, the Mondeo sedan of the 2016 release - by 7.4-10.0%, the Explorer off-road vehicle - by 2.8 - 3.5%.
We also note the domestic UAZ, which raised the prices of off-road vehicles "Hunter" by 1.3 - 1.6%, "Patriot" by 1.0 - 2.4%, "Pickup" by 1.0 - 2.3%.
* For the period from February 16th to March 15th, 2017.
This review does not pretend to the completeness and inclusiveness of the market, but it allows us to estimate the main trends in the pricing policies of Russian representative offices of companies.