According to the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI), in August 2016 the average MTPL payment grew by 39% to 73206 rubles in comparison with the similar period of the last year, the average premium increased by 1% and made 6108 rubles. The average payment in August 2015 was 52565 rubles, the average premium – 6024 rubles
Hyundai launched the updated version of Grand Santa Fe to the Russian market. The novelty will be available in three versions: Family, Style and High-Tech with Advanced option packages. Car prices start from 2 424 000 rubles, the top version costs 2 774 000 rubles.
Haima completed sales of its cars in Russia, although officially the brand did not leave the Russian market.
Until recently Haima offered two models in the Russian market – Haima 7 crossover and Haima M3 sedan.
The premium brand Genesis enters the Russian market with its flagship model – G90 sedan. Russia is the fourth market in the Genesis portfolio, which has been already presented in Korea, North America and the Middle East. By the end of 2020 Genesis plans to produce six models.
At the Togliatti motor show MOTOREXPO-2016 AVTOVAZ presented six concept cars, which reveal potential directions for the model line-up development. The main exhibit on the stand was LADA XCODE Concept.
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Subaru Motor in cooperation with Cetelem Bank launched the updated campaign Subaru Drive, under which the loan term increases to 5 years with terms of the four-year loan. As a result, in case of the loan term of 4 and 5 years interest rate is the same.
New Subaru Outback, Forester and XV can be purchased on credit for a term from 1 to 5 years at the rate of 11.5% per annum. The loan amount is up to 4 million rubles. The minimum initial payment is 20%.
Lifan dealers in Russia launched sales of Solano compact sedan of the new generation. The car will be available in three versions – Basic, Comfort and Luxury – at the price from 499900 rubles.
By the end of 2016 AVTOVAZ will make a decision to reduce the number of car platforms. Now there are several platforms at the enterprise. Following global trends on the standardization of platforms, AVTOVAZ plans to reduce the total number of its platforms to three.
Volkswagen announced Russian prices for the restyled Amarok pickup, which will be available only with double cab. The car will appear in Russia with the same 2.0-liter diesel engines capacity of 140 and 180 HP at the price from 2 million 131 thousand 200 rubles.
Skoda launched a new model to the Russian market – Superb station wagon. After the change of generation the flagship model of the Czech company was available in Russia only in a version liftback. Superb station wagon went on sale at the price from 2 205 000 rubles and is available only in the most expensive version Laurin&Klement.