On the new car market unchanged: growth continues (10.6%)

Plus a 10.6% growth in the automotive market of the Russian Federation

On the new car market unchanged: growth continues (10.6%)

“Sales of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia in July of 2018 grew by 10.6%”, reported by the Association of European businesses.

 

Despite the peak holiday season, the second month in the summer of 2018 showed a steady growth of market recovery. Compared to the same period last year grew by 10.6%, which is equivalent in terms of quantity 13.796 units. Just in the past month were sold 143.452 pieces of cars.

 

For the seven-month period from January to July had sold almost 1 million cars, 992.673 pieces, to be exact.

 

Joerg Schreiber, Chairman of the automobile manufacturers Committee of the Association as is usually positively commented on what is happening in the market: “July did not bring fundamental changes. The sales market continued its recovery with a comfortable double-digit rate for the 15th consecutive month. The main driver of growth remains a positive trend in the growth of consumer confidence, pushing him finally to change his old car for a new one”.

MARK

JULY

JANUARY-JULY

2018

2017

%

2018

2017

%

Lada

29 389

26 502

11%

199 273

166 733

20%

KIA

18 508

16 187

14%

129 722

101 376

28%

Hyundai

14 364

11 952

20%

101 399

82 540

23%

Renault*

10 518

10 982

-4%

81 362

71 816

13%

Toyota*

9 737

7 986

22%

56 831

51 881

10%

VW

8 611

7 239

19%

56 769

46 866

21%

Škoda

6 616

5 307

25%

42 955

34 008

26%

Nissan

5 961

5 717

4%

42 998

40 925

5%

GAS com.ed.

5 068

4 790

6%

32 163

29 843

8%

Ford

3 868

4 104

-6%

29 533

26 011

14%

Mitsubishi

3 539

1 527

132%

23 642

10 238

131%

Mercedes-Benz

3 111

3 065

2%

21 615

20 791

4%

BMW

2 907

2 350

24%

19 896

16 921

18%

UAZ*

2 726

2 802

-3%

20 261

21 212

-4%

Mazda

2 567

2 140

20%

16 829

13 191

28%

Chevrolet

2 004

2 483

-19%

16 531

17 372

-5%

Lexus

1 966

1 938

1%

13 473

12 515

8%

Datsun

1 427

1 950

-27%

9 999

12 845

-22%

Lifan

1 315

1 298

1%

8 667

8 450

3%

Audi

1 272

1 302

-2%

8 646

9 710

-11%

Land Rover

671

719

-7%

5 108

5 276

-3%

Peugeot*

594

408

46%

3 549

2 623

35%

VW com.ed.

570

565

1%

4 120

3 760

10%

Subaru

563

443

27%

4 200

2 976

41%

Suzuki

521

353

48%

2 890

2 392

21%

Volvo

496

484

2%

3 628

3 642

0%

Mercedes-Benz com.ed.

474

419

13%

3 737

3 168

18%

Honda

433

104

316%

2 620

583

349%

Porsche

409

386

6%

2 553

2 342

9%

Chery

404

484

-17%

3 329

3 109

7%

Infiniti

351

399

-12%

2 496

3 031

-18%

Zotye

281

58

384%

1 491

527

183%

Citroen*

278

413

-33%

2 423

2 419

0%

Haval

259

140

85%

1 414

1 009

40%

Geely

217

226

-4%

1 268

1 311

-3%

MINI

208

149

40%

1 310

843

55%

Jaguar

204

148

38%

1 327

1 353

-2%

Changan

184

95

94%

887

832

7%

Genesis

148

48

208%

826

563

47%

Jeep

135

102

32%

820

849

-3%

FAW

125

48

160%

851

278

206%

DFM

119

45

164%

749

310

142%

Iveco*

85

27

215%

331

203

63%

Cadillac

62

65

-5%

592

791

-25%

FIAT*

48

159

-70%

789

1 182

-33%

Isuzu*

42

80

-48%

386

397

-3%

smart

38

97

-61%

564

435

30%

HTM

21

6

250%

62

77

-19%

Hyundai com.ed.

18

9

100%

174

62

181%

Brilliance

14

12

17%

97

107

-9%

SsangYong

4

6

-33%

80

76

5%

Chrysler

2

1

100%

39

6

550%

Ravon

0

1 275

5 184

6 221

-17%

Foton *

n/a

50

215

174

24%

Baw

12

85

Total

143 452

129 656

10.6% of

992 673

848 256

17,0%

As can be seen from the summary table of sales by brand, a leader with the big separation from competitors remains Volzhskiy automaker. In July 2018, it sold more than 29 thousand units of new cars of different models. In 2017, according to the same data, sales were less than 11%, that is, 26.502 units.

 

Second place in the list of standard employs the Korean company Kia. 18 thousand of units. The backlog of AVTOVAZ, apparently, a huge. In other matters, competitors, Kia is also almost no. Even Hyundai, is located on the third place from the top while it does not intend to oust the Kia – 14 thousand sold cars.

 

YTD through July, manufacturers have implemented 200 thousand, 130 thousand. and 101 thousand. vehicles, respectively.

 

Renault and Toyota closes the top five with 10 and 9 thousand, respectively.

 

If you look closely at the buying activity and condition of the sales market in General, we can notice that, as in the past few months there has been a growth trend in almost all the automotive brands. Cons compared to the same month period last year virtually none.

 

Among the top selling models in July, we can note the familiar five: Lada Vesta (8.991 units), Kia Rio (7.801 PCs), Lada Granta (7.599 PCs.), Volkswagen Polo (5.618 PCs) and Hyundai Solaris (5.351 units). The rating included Creta Hyundai, Lada Largus (seventh place), Toyota Camry (3.364 units, eighth place). Lada XRay and Renault Duster in the 10th position. To see more from the sales statistics: sales Statistics of new cars in Russia for the periods July 2018 and January-July 2017/2018 year