Lexus RX has become the leader of the premium-segment of Russian car market

Lexus RX has become the leader of the premium-segment of Russian car market

Autostat – Analytical agency Autostat has conducted a survey on Russian new automobile market in 2016 and compiled the ratings of the best-sold premium models.

According to the results of the survey, Lexus RX has become the leader of the segment, with a sales figure of 7848 vehicles, which indicates a 2.5 times growth. The remaining models of the top-three also belong to the Japanese brand – Lexus NX (6476, -32.5%) and Lexus LX (6402, +118.6%).

German brands are just outside the top-three. The top-five is completed by BMW X5 (5203, -13.3%) and Audi Q7 (5102, +44.6%). Mercedes-Benz models occupy sixth to eighth spots: GLS (5100, +18%), GLC (4791, +169.6%) and E-Klasse (4761, -2.7%). The ninth place belongs to BMW 5-Series (4426, +31.1%) and the last spot in top-ten to Mercedes-Benz GLE (4422, +10.6%).

It should be noted that the sales of new premium-segment passenger cars exceeded 139,000 units in Russia in 2016, following a 7.2% year-on-year decline.