Ford Transit has become the leader amongst foreign brand LCVs in Russia

Ford Transit has become the leader amongst foreign brand LCVs in Russia

RusAutoNews.com – The new generation Ford Transit has become the leader of the foreign brand LCV market in Russia in 2016, according to AEB data, announced by Ford Sollers. The share of Transit reached 22.4% of the total sales in foreign brand LCV market. The sales figure of the model is the highest in the segment and is equivalent to a 9% year-on-year rise, despite the ongoing market shrinkage.

Ford had 3% share of the Russian market in 2016, which corresponds to a 0.6% growth, in comparison with 2015 figures. Ford Transit has made a significant contribution to the growth of Ford Sollers sales in 2016, achieving the maximum increase amongst all Ford models in the Russian market, with 63%.

Over the past year, the total sales figure of Ford Transit and special vehicles based on the model amounted to 5562 units. The sales of the new generation Transit has reached a record level in Russia in December, since the introduction of the model to the country, with 693 vehicles. December sales figure indicates a 38% year-on-year increase.