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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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Dynamics of the Russian car market in the first half of 2018

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The growth of the Russian car market continues. So, sales of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles grew by 18.2% in our country in January - June of this year (against the first half of 2017). Market growth was noted in both segments - as in mass, so in premium.

Sales of mass-market cars grew by 20.1% up to 743.5 thousand units. Their share was 91.3% of the total. Note that among the brands that are represented in the TOP-25 by sold vehicles, 21 of them have a positive trend. Best of all figures are belonged to Honda, sales of which grew 4.5 times. Sales growth of Zotye grew by 158%, Mitsubishi - more than 130%. But Chevrolet (-2.4%), Geely (-3.1%), UAZ (-4.8%) and Datsun (-21.3%) brands were in the "negative" line by the end of May.

Sales in the premium segment for the reporting period grew by 4.5% up to 70.9 thousand vehicles, and its share was 8.7%. Among 14 representatives of this segment, a half of them are in the "plus". MINI and smart have succeeded better than others, the sales of which have grown by more than 50%. At others brands the growth rate is in the range from 4.4% to 31.7%. Sales of Cadillac fell the most in the premium segment (-27%). Infiniti lost 18.5% of the level of the first half of 2017, Audi - 12.3%. In the "minus" there were also Jeep, Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo brands.

09.07.18 AA "AUTOSTAT"