A quarter of automobiles sold in Moscow belong to the premium segment

A quarter of automobiles sold in Moscow belong to the premium segment

Autostat – The analytical agency Autostat has conducted a survey on the new automobiles market of Moscow for the first half of 2016, which covers the premium segment.

According to the results of the survey, 24,000 premium segment automobiles have been sold in the capital within the aforementioned period, which is equivalent to a 5% year-on-year decline. Given the fact that the automobile market of Moscow amounted to 100,000 vehicles for the six months period, every fourth automobile sold in the capital belongs to the premium segment.

Mercedes-Benz has become the leader of the premium brands in Moscow, with a sales figure of 6519 vehicles within the January-June period, following a 7% decline. Another German brand BMW occupies the second place, sales of which increased by 1%, to 5067 automobiles. Yet another German manufacturer Audi completes the top-three (4155 units, -2.5%).

The fourth and fifth spots belong to Lexus (2551, +24%) and Land Rover (1242, -33%) respectively. The rest of the top-ten best-sold premium brand vehicles during the first half of 2016 are as follows: Volvo (1196, -11.5%), Porsche (1003, -15%), Infiniti (931, -27.5%), MINI (355, -12%) and Cadillac (314, +61%).