Leaders of the car market in August of 2018
  • 14.09.18 Leaders of the car market in August of 2018

    In August of this year, the sales of passenger cars and LCV in our country were 147.4 thousand units - more by 11% than in August of 2017. Just for 8 months, sales of cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia were 1 million 140 thousand units, which is more by 16.2% than in January-August of the last year.



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.

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The market of new passenger cars reached 8,240 units

KIA Rio X-Line received increased clearance


Russian dealers of KIA started sales of cross-hatchback KIA Rio X-Line with increased ground clearance up to 195 mm. Thus, in compare with the last year’s version of the Rio X-Line, the ground clearance grew by another 20-25 mm, depending on the size of the wheels, which puts the model by this indicator on a par with crossovers, informs the press service of KIA Motors Rus.

So, in the Premium package, the ground clearance is 195 mm instead of the previous 170 mm, and all-season tires with dimensions 195 / 60R16 (previously - 195 / 55R16) are installed regularly. The remaining trim levels have the wheels with tires of dimension 185 / 65R15, and the ground clearance is 190 mm. Thus, in compare with the Rio sedan, the cross-hatchback now has an increased ground clearance of 30-35 mm.

Recall, the KIA Rio X-Line model created specifically for Russia entered the market in November of 2017. Like sedan Rio, the model on the same platform, the cross-hatchback is produced at the KIA plant in St. Petersburg. In 2018, over 100,000 Rio family cars were sold in Russia, and more than a half of them were X-Line cross-hatchbacks.

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