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Automotive Industry In Russia. Results of 2019. Prospects

Automotive Industry In Russia. Results of 2019. Prospects

Exit date 02.06.2020

Format PDF, 55 стр.

Price 960 eur.

report contains information on automotive vehicle production in Russia, particularly passenger cars and commercial vehicles

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Leaders of the car market in the 1st quarter of 2018

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KIA remained the leader among foreign cars in Russia in 2017

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Russian dealers of KIA sold 181,947 cars in 2017, which is more by 21.6% compared to the last year. The market share of the brand allowed Kia to keep the position of the most popular foreign brand in the Russian car market at the end of the year. The best-seller of KIA in the Russian market remains the Rio model – 96,689 cars (+ 10.3%) were sold in the last year, including 1931 new cross-hatchbacks Rio X-Line, sales of which started in mid-November. The second place in terms of sales in the KIA line in Russia was taken by the Sportage crossover, which was chosen by 24,611 buyers, which is more by 29.5% than a year ago. The top-three also includes the cee'd family with 15,246 cars (+ 1.1%).

As noted, 10 of 12 models of KIA in the year showed positive sales dynamics. The greatest increase was shown by a sedan of business class KIA Optima, whose sales for the year grew more than 2 times (+ 104%). Customer interest increased in such models as the subcompact hatchback Picanto (73.2%), sales of which started in June of 2017, and the Cerato sedan (81.9%). The flagship crossover Sorento Prime and the Sorento crossover complete each other successfully - their sales grew by 75.2% and 44%, respectively, and in the amount for the year exceeded the mark of 11 thousand sold cars.

In 2017, the share of the KIA Finance program was 37% of the number of retail sales of KIA Motors Rus, and in December it reached a record of 55%. During the year, almost 59 thousand customers took advantage of credit offers from KIA Finance and partner banks. At the same time, the share of the financial program "KIA Easy!" was 26% of the total number of concluded loan agreements. By the end of 2017, the sales of certified used vehicles under the “KIA Sure” program almost doubled (+ 86%). 66 dealer centers sold 4950 certified cars with mileage for the year, 506 of them in December.

Stable volumes were kept by the corporate sales sector (+ 6.9%). At the end of the year, sales to legal entities accounted for 11.2% of the total number of sales (20,403 vehicles). In December, the share of corporate sales was even more significant - 14% (1,843 vehicles). We will also add that at the end of 2017, there were 184 official KIA dealers in 95 Russian cities.

15.01.18 AA "AUTOSTAT"
Source: www.autostat