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Year 2017 ends with 11,9% car sales market increase

In 2017 new car and LCV sales increased by 11, 9%.

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Dynamics of truck production in Russia in 2004-2010
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    Truck market depends on car lending and leasing availability greatly, that is why the beginning of the crisis resulted in sales decrease in all truck segments in the second half of 2008, which caused the drop in production.



Skoda announced the date of the beginning of sales of the renovated liftback Rapid


Sales of the upgraded liftback Skoda Rapid start in Russia on July 22nd, 2017. The production of the updated model began at the Volkswagen Group Rus plant in Kaluga in June. The cost of the car in the starting configuration will start from 604 thousand rubles, informed the press service of Skoda Auto Russia.

It is available for a choice three petrol engines from 90 to 125 hp to Russian buyers. The basic unit is a gasoline four-cylinder atmospheric engine 1.6 MPI with a power of 90 hp, working in tandem with a 5-speed manual transmission. The more powerful variant - the 1.6 MPI with 110 hp - is equipped with a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. The top in the line is the turbocharged 1.4 TSI engine with 125 hp, which is combined with the robotic DSG-7 transmission.

Changes in the design of the exterior of Skoda Rapid touched, first of all, the front of the car, which is distinguished by fog lamps, tinted covers on the tail lights of the characteristic C-shaped, made in the branded crystal design of the brand, as well as the lower part of the renewed bumper. It will be also available for the customers the light-alloy wheels in a new design. The bestseller can be ordered in a spectacular brown Toffee Brown, beige Titanium, orange Copper Orange, saturated red Tornado Red, bright green Rallye Green, yellow Savannah and a number of other shades.

As for the renovation in the interior, all the doors received new covers and the air duct deflectors on the front panel, the air conditioner control unit and the dashboard also received a new shape. Cars in the Style set are equipped with atmospheric illumination of the cabin, which is also available as an option for the Ambition package.

It should be noted that according to the results of the first half of 2017, 13,936 units of the current generation of Skoda Rapid were sold in Russia - more by 12% than during the same period of a year ago.

13.07.17 AA "AUTOSTAT"