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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.

23 may 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.

05 julymore info


Opel and Chevrolet in Russia: history at a Glance
  • 02.04.15 Opel and Chevrolet in Russia: history at a Glance

    During the production time (from 2002 to 2014, inclusively) of Opel and Chevrolet, it was assembled in Russia more than 1.5 million vehicles of these brands. Since 2002 it was assembled at “GM-AvtoVAZ" 608.7 thousand units, since 2004 at "Avtotor" (574.1 thousand units) and since 2008 at the "General Motors" (341.6 thousand units).



Sales of used electric cars grew 2.8 times in Russia


According to the analytic agency AUTOSTAT, for 8 months of 2018 in Russia, there were sold 1,339 used electric vehicles, which is 2.8 times more than in January-August of the last year.

About 95% belonged to one model – Nissan Leaf. Thus, during the reporting period, there were resold 1,263 such vehicles in our country. With a big lag, used electric vehicles Mitsubishi i-MiEV (31 units) and Tesla S (27 units) were also in the TOP-three of the market. In addition to these models, there were sold in the secondary electric car market 12 more units of the BMW i3, 3 - LADA Ellada, 2 - Tesla X and 1 - Renault Twizy.

In the regional rating of resale of electric vehicles, the Primorsky Territory is the leader - for example, 313 such vehicles were sold there for 8 months of 2018. The second place is occupied by Irkutsk region with the result of 150 oversold electric cars, and Khabarovsk Territory closes the TOP-three of leading regions, the volume of resale of electric vehicles in which was 134 units.

Also, more than a hundred electric used vehicles were purchased by residents of the Krasnodar Territory (115 units). In other regions of the Russian Federation, this indicator is below this value.
Earlier, the experts of the analytic agency AUTOSTAT reported that for 8 months of 2018, the market volume of new electric vehicles in Russia was 86 units (+ 72%). Thus, the secondary market of electric vehicles is almost 16 times larger than the primary one.

04.10.18 AA "AUTOSTAT"