Russia has imported 110,000 vehicles within the first half of the year

Russia has imported 110,000 vehicles within the first half of the year

RBK – Car imports to Russia have declined by 28.5% year-on-year, within the January-June period (to 110,500 units). The relevant statement has been made by the analytical agency Autostat.

Toyota has become the most popular imported brand for the aforementioned period with 31,700 vehicles, which is equivalent to a 16.4% year-on-year decline. Approximately 29% of all imported automobiles belong to Japanese brands. Mercedes-Benz occupies the second place (16,600, -19.9%).

Lexus completes the top-three. 10,700 Lexus have been imported to Russia within the first six months of 2016, which indicates a 17.4% year-on-year shrinkage. Audi (10,400, -0.5%) and Hyundai (8300, -51.5%) follow the top-three. The rest of the top-ten is as follows: BMW (5000, +88.9%), which is the only brand with an increased import figure, Land Rover (3800, -44.8%), Volvo (3100, -21.5%), Subaru (2400, -25.2%) and Suzuki (2300, -1.6%).

Toyota RAV4 has become the most imported model in the Russian market, with 15,800 units (-11.2%). Hyundai Tucson was the second most popular imported crossover (5400). The top-three of imported 4×4 vehicles has been completed by Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, with 5300 units (+354.6%).

Toyota Land Cruiser (4700, -35.5%) and Lexus RX (3700, +40.7%) come fourth and fifth respectively. The rest of the list is as follows: Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class (3300), Lexus NX (3200; -48,9%), Audi Q7 (2900; +255,6%), Lexus LX (2600; +62,3%) и Mercedes-Benz E-Class (2500; -29,2%).