Dynamics of the Russian car market in 2018
  • 17.01.19 Dynamics of the Russian car market in 2018

    In 2018, sales of new cars in Russia grew by 12.8% in compare with 2017. Both segments - the mass and premium ones - also showed the growth (+ 13.9% and + 7.4%, respectively). Sales of cars of mass brands reached 1 572 246 units in 2018, the share of which is 91.2% of the total sales volume.



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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Opel returns to Russia: 4 years later

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On February 26th, PSA Group announced its return to the Russian market of Opel cars. Recall that the German brand left our car market 4 years ago, when it was under the control of General Motors Corporation.

By that time, during its last full year of presence in the Russian Federation, 65 thousand new Opel passenger cars were sold, although in the previous two years this figure was at the level of 81 thousand units. But the sales record was noted in 2008 - more than 98 thousand cars. As for the used car market, re-sales of Opel annually exceeded 100 thousand units in the last 8 years.

According to the analytic agency AUTOSTAT, as of January 1st, 2019, there were 873.3 thousand Opel passenger cars in the parc of the Russian Federation, which corresponds to a share of 2%. Among the most popular models of the German brand it is Astra (356.3 thousand units), which accounts for more than 40% in the structure of the Opel parc. Opel Vectra is on the second place (99.8 thousand units; the share - 11.4%), on the third place – Opel Corsa (92.6 thousand units; 10.6%). The TOP-5 is closed by Opel Zafira (65.4 thousand units; 7.5%) and Opel Mokka (42.3 thousand units; 4.8%).

Among other things, according to the monitoring data of the AUTOSTAT analytic agency, Opel also has a fairly extensive service network, which has over 80 centers in our country.

28.02.19 AUTOSTAT