In Russia only sold the Kia Rio with sedan body
The decline in car sales in the Russian market has no brake. In January has fallen again, in this case a decrease of 5.0% with just 77.916 units. This figure is significant because, although it is true that January is always the month with the most loose in Russia in terms of sales, is the second lowest volume of the last decade.
The new generation of the Rio has already been filed, but the current is still able to give many joys to the hyundai brand in this market. The Kia Rio has begun the year 2017 in a big standing as the most sought-after model in the showrooms, something that could not since October of 2016.
The second position of the ranking is for the Lada Granta and the big news is that the Lada Vesta has finally been able to get on the podium. Last month, we told you that had signed the fourth place in 8 of the last 10 months, but it had never been premiered in the Top 3… until now.
The enrolment in the Russian market since 2012 (source: tradingeconomics.com)
This result leaves the Hyundai Solaris, leader of sales in 2016 in the Russian market, in the fourth square which is the worst position since it December 2012! Other milestones worth mentioning are the result of the Skoda Rapid that achieves its highest position (7th) and the Lada Xray that also gets her best mark (11th).
In regards to the brands, Lada back the flight and maintains a considerable distance over their main rivals. Kia gets the second place, improving his claim to a stunning 14% with respect to January, 2016 and Hyundai is awarded the third position. Bad month for Toyota (-37%), which descends to the seventh place.
The automobile most sold in the Russian market are:
Sales by brand
The results obtained by the manufacturers are: