The rating agency RBK summed up the results of sales of new cars in the first quarter of 2013.Compared to the same period in 2012, the total number of cars sold was practically unchanged - the increase was only 0.3%.This equality of indicators is in line with analysts' forecasts, which predict an increase in sales volume of at most 1% during the year.
We bring to your attention rating of the best-selling car brands in Russia in 2013 .It should be noted that almost all participants in the dozen showed a decline in sales compared to the first quarter of last year. The gain was demonstrated only by KIA( + 6.14%) b Renault( + 22.20%).
- 10. Opel( 19,832 sold cars for the period from January to March 2013)
- 9. Ford( 23,654 pieces)
- 8. Toyota( 29,333 pcs.)
- 7. Volkswagen( 35,274 pcs.)
- 6. Nissan( 35 916 pcs.)
- 5. Chevrolet( 36 406 pcs.)
- 4. Hyundai( 40 714 pcs.)
- 3. KIA( 41 724 pcs.)
- 2. Renault( 48,030 pcs.)
- 1. Lada( 107,427 pcs.)
10. Opel( 19,832 sold cars for the period from January to March 2013)
The Astra has been the most popular among the operatives for several years in a row, they are also willing to buy the Opel Corsa, but the more expensive modelsbrands are already in less demand.
9. Ford( 23 654 pcs.)
The flagship of sales remains the "people's car" Ford Focus. Although its popularity has fallen markedly - in comparison with the first quarter of 2012, it sold 15% less cars of this model.
8. Toyota( 29,333 pcs.)
The most popular model of the brand in 2013 was the Toyota Camry sedan. Compared to the first quarter of last year, sales of these representative cars rose by 3%.
7. Volkswagen( 35 274 pcs.)
The top 25 most popular cars for Russians included just two models from VW - Polo and Tiguan, but if the sales of the more affordable Polo did not practically sag, the demand for a more expensive Tiguan fell by 17%.
6. Nissan( 35 916 pcs.)
Among the popular models of the brand should be noted Nissan Qashqai, its sales increased compared to 2012 by 9%.Also, among the 25 most popular models came the updated version of the Nissan X-Trail.
5. Chevrolet( 36 406 pcs.)
Among the popular models of the brand were a compact SUV Chevrolet Niva and the Russians who loved the Chevrolet Cruze.
4. Hyundai( 40 714 pcs.)
Hyundai Solaris beats all records of popularity, second only to Lada Granta. Among other models from Hyundai special demand is available in the price of cross-ix35 crossovers.
3. KIA( 41 724 pcs.)
The hit of Korean automakers was the renewed KIA Rio, whose sales grew by as much as 8% compared to the first quarter of last year. The second most popular model from KIA became the compact crossover Sportage.
2. Renault( 48,030 pcs.)
The budget crossover Renault Duster was among the ten most popular car models, providing Renault with a significant increase in sales. A popular among Russians is the hatchback Renault Sandero.
1. Lada( 107 427 pcs.)
Lada has been leading for many years in the rating of the best-selling car brands in Russia. Among the models of the Russian auto concern, the most popular was Lada Granta, whose sales, compared to the same period last year, increased by 438%.The Lada Largus, designed on the platform of Renault Logan, is also gaining popularity.