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 automotive market of Russia, which continued to demonstrate the double-digit growth in August, rose to the third place of the rating of the largest car markets in Europe by the results of last month. As the analysts of the agency "AUTOSTAT" noted, our country was able to improve its position in the European championship, despite the fact that in the last month the demand in Europe was spurred by the forthcoming introduction of new WLTP vehicle certification rules from September of 2018.

According to the data received by the agency "AUTOSTAT" in the national associations of European automakers, Germany became the leader by car sales in the last month, where 316,405 cars were sold (+ 24.7%). As it was noted by the Automobile Industry Association of Germany (VDA), it is a record sales figure for August, which exceeded the mark of 300 thousand sold cars for the first time this month, and the growth dynamics became the best for the last 9 years, since the operation of the utilization bonuses. The second place in the European championship was occupied by France with the indicator of 150,391 sold cars (+ 40%).

If, during the considering of the car market in Europe we take into account Russia, then our country has risen to the third place of the European rating. According to preliminary estimates by the agency "AUTOSTAT", car sales were about 137 thousand units (excluding LCV) in the last month.

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