Russian vehicle market has grown by 11% in 2012

Russian vehicle market has grown by 11% in 2012

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Association of European Business (AEB) data, car and LCV market has grown by 11% in Russia in 2012. The total sales figure is 2,935,111. Thereby, the sales record of 2008 with 2,918,000 vehicles has been broken, albeit by a small margin.

December-only sales figure of 2012 is 253,158 (+1%). All of the ten best-sold models have been manufactured domestically. AEB’s 2013 market prediction is 2,950,000 vehicles.

The models are ranked according to sales figures as follows; AvtoVAZ: 537,625, -7%, Chevrolet: 205,042, +17%, Renault: 189,852, +23%, KIA: 187,330, +23%, Hyundai: 174,286, +7%, VW: 164,702, +40%, Nissan: 153,747, +11%, Toyota: 153,047, +28%, Ford: 130,809, +11 and Skoda: 99,062, +34%.