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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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Leaders of the Russian car market in 2017

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In 2017, sales of cars and LCV in our country, according to the AEB, were 1, 595,737 units – by 11.9% more than in 2016. By the results of December of 2017, there is also a positive trend (+ 14.4% up to 166,603 cars).

Top-10 of manufacturers are traditionally headed by AVTOVAZ-Renault-Nissan Group, which sold 553 752 cars for 2017, which corresponds to a market share of 34.7%. In second place there is KIA-Hyundai with 340 836 sold units and market share of 21.4%. The third place is occupied by the Volkswagen Group with a volume of 175,639 cars and a share of 11%. Thus, these groups together occupy two thirds of the Russian car market. Among the ten presented groups of automakers, eight have demonstrated market growth, and only domestic UAZ (-14.8%) and Toyota Group (-0.6%) showed a decline. Ford grew most of all in compare with other manufacturers: its sales for the last year grew by 18.4%.

Leader among the models for the first time was KIA Rio, by displacing the best-seller of 2016, Hyundai Solaris, from the first place of the sales ranking. In 2017, it was sold 96,689 units of KIA Rio, which is more by 10.3% than the indicator of the previous year. Then LADA Granta follows with the sales volume of 93,686 units (+ 6.8%). In the third position – there is another domestic model LADA Vesta with the indicator of 77 291 units (+ 40.1%). Hyundai Solaris with 68,614 units moved to the fourth place, by showing the greatest fall in sales in the TOP-20 (-24.1%).

Let's notice that for a year, in addition to Hyundai Solaris, only one model from the TOP-20 demonstrates a small negative dynamics - Renault Duster (-0,4%). Meanwhile, the highest market growth was shown by Volkswagen Tiguan (2.6 times).

07.02.18 AA "AUTOSTAT"
Source: www.autostat