Already more than 35 million cars travel along the roads of our country. Thinking about buying an iron horse, many Russians prefer certain brands and models. As before, the main reference point remains the affordability of the car, and only then its technical characteristics and design. The Internet portal Autonews.ru published a list, which included the most popular cars of the year 2012 .
The main criterion in the ranking was the volume of sales of a particular model for 10 months of this year. In recent years, the sale of cars has quickly increased, this is due not only to the increase in the purchasing power of citizens, but also by the discovery of the powerful services for buying up cars. We bring to your attention the most popular car ten of Russia.
- 10. Renault Logan( the sales volume for 10 months of 2012 is 51377 units).
- 9. Chevrolet Cruze( 52312 pcs.).
- 8. Lada Samara( 55333 pcs.).
- 7. VW Polo( 58314 pcs.).
- 6. KIA Rio New( 72373 pcs.).
- 5. Ford Focus( 75063 pcs.).
- 4. Hyundai Solaris( 94308 pcs.).
- 3. Lada Granta( 95162 pieces).
- 2. Lada Priora( 105362 pcs.).
- 1. Lada Kalina( 107069 pcs.).
10. Renault Logan( the sales volume for 10 months of 2012 is 51377 units).
One of the most expensive foreign cars of the B-class is assembled for Russians at the Moscow Avtoframos plant. In 2012, an updated version of Logan appeared on the market. The cost of the car starts from 339 thousand rubles. For this money, the customer receives a car with a 1.4 liter( 75 hp) engine and a mechanical transmission. The most expensive version of the Prestige costs 488 thousand rubles and is equipped with an engine in 1.6 liters( 103 hp) and an automatic box.
9. Chevrolet Cruze( 52312 pcs.).
The popular car is available as a sedan or a 5-door hatchback. In Russia, the Cruze has been sold since 2009.The model is designed to replace Lacetti and is assembled at the GM plant located in Shushary near St. Petersburg. The cost of the sedan in the minimum set-up starts from 586 thousand rubles. Hatchback will cost at least 576 thousand.
8. Lada Samara( 55333 pcs.).
Many car owners believe that Samara is the optimal ratio of affordable price and performance. The car in the "Standard" bundle will cost 293 thousand rubles, "Lux" costs only 5 thousand more.
7. VW Polo( 58314 pcs.).
The popular German small car is released already since 1975.Today, the fifth generation Polo, as well as the variation in the sedan, are on the market. The cost of the car starts from 501 thousand rubles. For this money offer a car with a 1.2-liter( 60 hp) engine and a mechanical transmission. The top equipment will cost 732 thousand rubles.
6. KIA Rio New( 72373 pcs.).
The updated Rio in a body sedan costs 479 thousand rubles in a complete set with the motor of 1.4 liters( 107 hp).The top version costs 659 thousand. Hatchback is valued more expensive for 10 thousand rubles. It is noteworthy that the sedan was created specifically for the Russian market, where such cars are very popular. Rio is a very close relative of Hyundai Solaris, machines are even assembled at one plant.
5. Ford Focus( 75063 pieces).
Focus has become almost a national car for Russians. The model is offered on the market in different body styles and with a rich selection of trim levels. Cheaper than others will cost a hatchback with a 1.6-liter( 85 hp) engine and a mechanical transmission - 532 thousand rubles. For 873 thousand the buyer receives the Diesel engine of 2.0 l( 140 hp), an automatic transmission and set of the pleasant options included in a complete set of Titanium.
4. Hyundai Solaris( 94308 pcs.).
New in the class debuted in Russia in September 2010, and 2 years later the car is already among the top ten most popular. In fact, Solaris is the fourth version of Hyundai Accent, modified specifically for the Russian market. The model is available in sedan and hatchback bodies. The price of cars varies from 445 to 624 thousand rubles.
3. Lada Granta( 95162 pieces).
The newest sedan from AVTOVAZ will cost at least 259 thousand rubles, and from the end of October of this year, sales of the luxury set-up started, which was estimated at 406 thousand rubles. By the end of the year, they plan to equip luxury Grants with new gearboxes with a cable drive and a number of new options.
2. Lada Priora( 105362 pcs.).
The most popular family C class includes models in the bodies of sedan, hatchback, station wagon and coupe. The most inexpensive option in the standard is worth 334 thousand rubles, more expensive than the others will cost Priora Coupe in the "Sport" - 471 thousand rubles.
1. Lada Kalina( 107069 pcs.).
The most expensive equipment "Sport" costs 427 thousand rubles, cheaper than the other hatchback in the standard set for 293 thousand. Kalina has been on the market since 2003 and, thanks to an affordable price, keeps the popularity leadership. Although, most likely, Granta has every chance to overtake this model in terms of sales.