The automobile market in Yekaterinburg has grown by 14% in 2012

The automobile market in Yekaterinburg has grown by 14% in 2012

RusAutoNews.Com – The automobile market in Yekaterinburg has grown in 2012. According to Auto-Dealer Yekaterinburg data, 97.348 new automobiles have been sold in Yekaterinburg in 2012 (+14% y/y). Number of automobiles sold in December-only is 8227 (-3% y/y). This figure indicates that first time since 2009, a monthly sales figure has shown a negative dynamic.

Lada has become the leader of the automobile market in Yekaterinburg in 2012 (14,683, 0%). Market share of the Russian brand is 15%. (This ratio was 21% in 2010 and 17% in 2011). Best-sold foreign brand in Yekaterinburg was Chevrolet (8317 vehicles, +3%). Toyota sales are not far behind Chevrolet (8278, +29%). KIA is the third bestselling foreign brand (6380, +53%).

Experts from Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg predict the market for 2013 as approximately 100,000 automobiles.