The research conducted by Russian Automotive Market Research, showed that the largest regional LCV markets in January-April 2018 were Moscow (14% of new LCV sales), Moscow region (10%), Saint Petersburg (6%), Krasnodar region (4%) and Tatarstan (3%). The market composition by brand origin differs in the regions a lot.
In January-April 2018 new bus sales grew by 17.2% on the same period of 2017 to 4172 buses. Bus sales composition by bus class showed considerable changes: the share of large buses increased significantly, whereas the share of medium buses, on the contrary plummeted.
In January-April 2018 new truck sales grew by 30% to 24.9 thousand vehicles. Used truck sales, on the contrary, declined by 8% to 81.5 thousand vehicles.
On the new truck market the TOP-10 models comprise 5 Russian models and 5 foreign ones...
According to Russian Automotive Market Research, as of May 2018, there are 56 official car dealers in the Far Eastern federal district, which is only 1.7% of their total number in Russia. The majority of dealerships in the Far East belongs to UAZ - 8 centers, Lada with 7 centers is on the second place. In addition, Mitsubishi has a large number of dealerships in the Far East (against other brands) – 6 centers.
According to Russian Automotive Market Research, there are 8.5 thousand luxury cars in the Russian fleet. Bentley, Maserati and Rolls-Royce are the most popular brands. Thus, Bentley cars account for almost half of the luxury brands fleet - 46%. Shares of Maserati and Rolls-Royce are 16% and 14%, respectively.
The Russian truck fleet is divided almost in half between legal entities and individuals with 51% and 49% shares. According to Russian Automotive Market Research, the share of low-cost trucks in the fleet of individuals is lower than that in the fleet of legal entities – 76% against 85% ...
Russian Automotive Market Research analyzed the demand for premium cars. The most popular premium models with individual owners are Lexus NX, Lexus RX, Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and BMW X5. In the first quarter of 2018 they accounted for 27% of new car sales to individual customers.