Russian car market has increased by 6% in September 2018

Russian car market has increased by 6% in September 2018


RusAutoNewsCom. – As announced by the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee, Russian car market has increased by 6.2% or by 9162 units year-on-year in September 2018 and amounted to 157,371 vehicles.

Within the January – September period of this year 1,297,432 cars were sold in total.

Jörg Schreiber, Chairman of the committee commented: “Total market sales in September continue to show positive momentum, on the backdrop of a strong performance in the same period of the previous year. In view of the current market conditions, and the expected VAT increase from January next year, the AEB revises its sales forecast for the full year as follows: 2018 sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia are expected to exceed 1.8 million units, or 13% growth on a year-on-year basis”.

Lada is the most populer brand of the Russian car market in September 2018 with 31,173 units sold.  Lada Granta is the best-selling model with 9936 units, as reported earlier.

Top 10 best-selling brands:

1-Lada. 2-Kia. 3-Hyundai. 4-Toyota. 5-Renault. 6-Volkswagen. 7-Nissan. 8-Skoda. 9-Ford. 10-Gaz LCV.

Top 10 best-selling models:

1-Lada Granta. 2-Lada Vesta. 3-Kia Rio. 4-Hyundai Solaris. 5-Hyundai Creta. 6-Volkswagen Polo. 7-Lada Largus.  8-Toyota RAV 4. 9-Renault Duster. 10-Toyota Camry.

All 10 models are manufactured in Russia.

Please see the AEB Press-Release for detailed Russian car market figures.