The most anticipated crossovers in 2016

Due to the deteriorating purchasing power of Russians, the domestic car market declined by 33.6% in January-October 2015.Some manufacturers left the market, others reduced the model series, and still others decided to upgrade their cars.

Automotive portal "AvtoVzglyad" chose five most expected crossovers , which is unlikely to fail in the Russian market in 2016.


  • 5. Lada Xray
  • 4. Chery Tiggo 3
  • 3. Mitsubishi Pajero Sport
  • 2. KIA Sportage
  • 1. Volkswagen Tiguan

5. Lada Xray

sale five-door hatchback will start in February 2016.Although the Lada Xray is positioned as a crossover, it will not have an all-wheel drive version. Under the hood of the AvtoVAZ car there is a 123-horsepower engine, and the robotic gearbox is responsible for driving comfortably in a city. It is still unknown how much the car will cost the buyers.

Initially, the price was announced at 575 thousand rubles, but remember Lada Vesta, the value of which was higher than expected. Given that the crisis in the yard, a car more than 600 thousand rubles is unlikely to be bought up as "hot pies."

4. Chery Tiggo 3

Chinese car manufacturers are cutting their model lines in the Russian car market. Therefore, an inexpensive crossover Chery Tiggo 3 should be in demand, there will be few competitors. In the pluses of the model: independent suspension, improved noise insulation and hydraulic power steering.

Sales of Chery Tiggo 3 will begin in July next year, at an estimated price of 412 to 535 thousand rubles, depending on the configuration.

3. Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

Sales of the new generation of Japanese crossover are scheduled for the first half of 2016.The car will have two versions of engines: a 3.0-liter petrol V6 and a 2.4-liter turbodiesel with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The developers have taken care of the maximum environmental friendliness of their creation, so the amount of emissions of the car corresponds to the "Euro-5" norm.

The price of the new model Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is still unknown, but the current versions are sold for 1 659 million rubles.

2. KIA Sportage

The second place in the list of the most expected crossovers went to the Korean fourth generation crossover, which sales are planned for the first half of next year.

"Shoot" whether this model, or it is waiting for failure - depends on the price, which will be revealed closer to the beginning of sales. But it is unlikely it will be low, given that under the hood as standard Sportage is GDI engine capacity of 132 hp, and advanced - turbocharged T-GDI 177 hp

Design Sportage is not typical for cars produced by KIA.The novelty has a massive grille and combined optics of the head light. In addition, designers have increased the rigidity of the body by 39% and equipped the basic version already with 6 airbags.

1. Volkswagen Tiguan

most anticipated crossover in 2016 Tiguan, the German company will release an updated model with a more aggressive design and massive contours of the body. Russian motorists will be able to buy it in the second half of 2016.Volkswagen Tiguan plan to collect in Kaluga, which will positively affect the cost of the car.

Realizing that no one alive gasoline machine, outfitted with novelty and diesel and petrol engines( from 115 to 220 hp) combined with a manual 6-speed gearbox or a 7-step "robot".In the basic configuration, there are rear-view cameras and parking sensors.

Approximate price of the new Volkswagen Tiguan - 1 113 million rubles.