Top-ten foreign secondhand car brands in Moscow in April

Top-ten foreign secondhand car brands in Moscow in April

Autostat – According to Autostat data, 32,200 second-hand cars have been sold in Moscow in April, indicating a 10.7% year-on-year increase. Approximately 90% of the figure is formed of foreign brand vehicles, which is equivalent to 28,700 units (+14.5%).

Ford Focus has become the most popular model amongst used vehicles not only in Moscow, but also countrywide. 1079 Focus have changed hands in the capital during last month (-4.6%). However, the similarities between the car preferences of Muscovites and the residents of the rest of the country end here.

Hyundai has become the second most popular used car model in Moscow (690 vehicles), following an 88.5% rise compared to last year. Opel Astra occupies the third place (545, +7.5%). The top-five is completed by Skoda Octavia (498, +18%) and Volkswagen Passat (476, +5.8%). The rest of the top-ten is as follows: KIA Rio (443, +44.8%), Mercedes-Benz E-Class (413, +7.3%), BMW 5-Series (407, +8.8%), Toyota Camry (400, +14%) and Mitsubishi Lancer (382, +4.1%).

The share of foreign brands in the secondhand market is considerably higher in Moscow, compared to the country average, according to the director of Autostat: Sergey Tselikov. One-tenth ratio of home brands to foreign vehicles in the secondhand market in the capital rises to one in every third vehicle throughout the rest of Russia.