What kind of cars do people from Russian cities with a million population buy?
  • 05.10.18 What kind of cars do people from Russian cities with a million population buy?

    In the period from January to August 2018, 1.14 million new cars were sold in the Russian market. Three leading models, according to the data of the analytic agency AUTOSTAT, look like this: KIA Rio, LADA Vesta and LADA Granta. These three models have a significant lead over their closest pursuers and they are leaders in 13 million-plus cities of 16.



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The Russian market of trucks and special pre-owned vehicles fell by 5%


Experts of the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" after the estimating of the Russian market of trucks and special vehicles, noted that in contrast to the primary market (+ 2.7%), the secondary one in this segment showed a negative trend and decreased by 4.7% to 266,5 thousand units in 2018.

In the brand rating, four of five market leaders with mileage went “to minus” headed by KAMAZ, which owned more than a quarter of this market: KAMAZ (-4.5%), GAZ (-5.8%), MAZ (- 12%), Volvo (+ 2.5%), ZIL (-12.3%). After the more detailed review of the secondary market of trucks and special equipment, with taking into account the type of bodywork, the experts noted that the greatest drop was demonstrated by truck cranes (-12.6%), dump trucks (-8.8%) and utility vehicles (-6.5%) .

At the same time, an ambiguous situation has developed in the segment of municipal vehicles, where, for example, sales of combined road vehicles fell by 14.4%, and sales of garbage trucks grew by 5.9%. It is curious that the market of used garbage trucks for almost the whole year showed indicators below the level of 2017, and it entered the plus zone only due to a spurt (+ 42.6%) in the 4th quarter.

The best dynamics of growth in the market of trucks and special vehicles with mileage was shown by vehicles for the extractive industries (+ 10%). But in this segment it is not all clear. The sales of well cementing equipment increased most of all (+ 37.8%), and the most noticeable drop was demonstrated by sales of drilling and drilling-crane equipment (-14.3%).

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Tags: trucks, sales, russia