In Russia the capacity of car service market has reached 517 billion rubles

In Russia the capacity of car service market has reached 517 billion rubles

Autostat – The capacity of the service market for passenger cars in Russia has been calculated for 2015, as a result of a marketing survey conducted by Autostat analytical agency. The total market capacity of 68 major regions in Russian Federation, where more than 96% of the passenger cars in the country are registered, reached 517 billion rubles.

The amount includes the annual volume of technical maintenances and the repairs carried out by official dealers and independent service stations, as well as services such as: car wash, tyre fitting and body repairs (excluding the sales of spare parts and consumable materials). In addition, the market potential, implying the repairs and maintenance of vehicles carried out personally by car owners or private mechanics, has been calculated in monetary terms.

The biggest market shares belong to car wash and body repair services (23.4% and 22.6%, respectively). Tyre fitting has the lowest volume (approximately 5%).

Moscow, combined with its suburbs, is the leader of the market, in terms of absolute capacity (121.4 billion rubles). St. Petersburg -with Leningrad region- occupies the second place: 44.2 billion rubles. Krasnodar Krai completes the top-three – 19.1 billion rubles. Market capacities of the following regions and republics have exceeded the 10 billion rubles mark: Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Rostov, Tatarstan, Bashkortostan and Primorsky Krai.