The Russian passenger car park amounts to 41.1 million vehicles

The Russian passenger car park amounts to 41.1 million vehicles

Zr.ru – There are 41.1 million passenger cars in Russia as of 1 July 2016, as stated by Autostat. The Russian car park is quite old, with an average age of 12.2 years and 31% of automobiles being over 15 years old. More than half of the park is formed of foreign brand vehicles – 59%. Every fifth automobile in Russia falls into SUV category and only 40% of the park complies with Euro-4 and above ecological standards. Diesel engine automobiles make up only 4.5% of the park.

There are nine regions with over 1 million automobiles. Moscow is the leader amongst the regions with 3,799,967 vehicles, followed by Moscow Region: 2,536,037 units. The rest of the rankings is as follows: Krasnodar Krai – 1,675,650, St. Petersburg – 1,651,262, Rostov Region – 1,235,999, Sverdlovsk Region – 1,217,183, Tatarstan – 1,188,159, Bashkortostan – 1,129,300 and Chelyabinsk Region – 1,017,501.

The following brands have million-strong fleets in the country: LADA – 13,844,152 units, Toyota – 3,566,060, Nissan – 1,900,590, Hyundai – 1,618,506, Chevrolet – 1,575,740, Renault – 1,455,804, KIA – 1,405,843, Volkswagen – 1,379,704, Ford – 1,275,528, Mitsubishi – 1,122,934 and GAZ – 1,019,290.

Approximately 84% of the park is formed of passenger cars, which is equivalent to 41.08 million units. 8% of the total figure belongs to light commercial vehicles or 3.5 million units in quantitative terms. The number of trucks is a little bit under LCVs (3.69 million), making 7.5% of the park. Around 1% of the Russian automobile park consists of buses, amounting to 0.39 million units.