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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.

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

02 june 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


Leaders of car market in October of 2018
  • 23.11.18 Leaders of car market in October of 2018

    In October of this year, sales of cars and LCV in Russia, according to the AEB, amounted to 160,425 units. This result is more by 8.2% than a year ago. In total, for 10 months, sales of cars in our country were 1 million 457.9 thousand units, which is more by 14.1% than in January - October of the last year.



Avtotor launched production of the updated KIA Sorento Prime


Avtotor plant in Kaliningrad started production of the updated KIA Sorento Prime crossover. The vehicle is manufactured with SKD method and is equipped with 3.5-liter V6 MPI (249 hp) or 2.4-liter GDI (188 hp) petrol engine, as well as 2.2-liter CRDI (200 hp) diesel engine. The KIA Sorento Prime is equipped with a modernized 6-speed or a new 8-speed automatic transmission, KIA Motors Rus press service informs.

The vehicle will be launched in the Russian market in February 2018. At the same time, the dealers will start sales of the GT-Line sport version, which will have both design and technical differences from the base version. The details about the packages and prices will be available nearer to the market launch. In 2017, the flagship crossover was bought by 5,932 customers in Russia. So, KIA managed to strengthen its position in the D-SUV segment of medium-sized crossovers in the Russian market considerably. If in 2015, the share of the Sorento Prime in the D-SUV segment was only 0.7%, in 2017, it increased more than 7 times up to 5.2%.

The launch of the updated KIA SorentoPrime will not affect the production program of the second generation Kia Sorento, which is produced with CKD method at Avtotor. The Kaliningrad plant manufactures 11 models of KIA passenger cars, crossovers and SUVs: the cee'd, the Cerato, the Mohave, the Optima, the Picanto, the Quoris, the Sorento, the Sorento Prime, the Soul, the Sportage, the Stinger.

29.01.18 AA "AUTOSTAT"
Source: www.autostat