According to the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI), in January-March 2017 the average MTPL payment increased by 21% and amounted to 72613 rubles, while the average premium decreased by 1% to 6029 rubles. The average payment in January-March 2016 made 59943 rubles, the average premium – 6101 rubles.
Until the end of 2017 Peugeot plans to bring several new models to the Russian market. The first of them will be updated 408 sedan. Sales of this car in Russia will begin in June 2017.
In July 2017 a new 3008 crossover will be offered to customers. The road clearance increased to 230 mm, but no version of this model is equipped with all-wheel drive.
In anticipation of the summer season and increased vehicle activity on the roads «MMC Rus» announced the reduction of recommended retail prices for eight items of spare parts and three kinds of fluids intended for routine maintenance of Mitsubishi cars.
Lamborghini opened the new showroom in Saint Petersburg, in which the Russian premiere of Lamborghini Huracán Performante supercar took place. The only dealer of the brand in Russia, AVTODOM, sells cars in two centers in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. In Saint Petersburg sales of the brand were transferred from the Startovaya Street to the Pulkovo highway, where the new showroom area of 200 square meters was built.
KIA Motors Rus in partnership with such companies as Baltic leasing, VTB Leasing, Europlan, Major Leasing and Sberbank Leasing launched a special offer for corporate clients «Leasing 8%-8% -8%» for the purchase of KIA Rio cars. The new program is valid from April 17 to June 30, 2017 in all 180 dealerships in 93 Russian cities.
Peugeot expanded the range of service contracts with two new types and updated the terms for their provision. Changes concerned tariffs and the list of models. Service contracts of new types are divided into four levels and can be executed either within 24 months (contracts of the first level) from the date of the contractual warranty on the car or during the year (12 months, contracts of 2, 2+ and 3 levels).
Toyota updated Camry sedan for the Russian market. Changes concerned both the model exterior and its equipment. Now all Camry versions are available with LED fog lamps, and starting with the version Elegans.Plus standard equipment includes led daytime running lights. The range of body colors was complemented with a new shade – dark brown metallic. The updated sedan can now be ordered with Premium styling package.
On April 22 Chery dealers in Russia will launch sales of the new Tiggo 2 crossover. The novelty is equipped with 1.5-liter petrol engine capacity of 106 HP, which is offered in combination with manual and automatic gear box.
Mitsubishi will resume sales of Pajero IV SUV, supplies of which to Russia were terminated in summer of 2016. The car will be available for purchase in May 2017.
After return Pajero will be offered to customers in three versions: Intense, Instyle, Ultimate. Prices for SUV in the basic version start from 2 749 000 rubles.
Ford Sollers opened the first service centers of the new Ford Quick Lane network in Russia, which conducts the non-warranty service and sale of original spare parts for Ford cars. The first service centers Ford Quick Lane opened in Kolomna of the Moscow region («AVANTA-Kolomna») and Balakovo of the Saratov region («Elvis»).