14.02.2019 / LCV and Car sales in January 2019

►New light commercial vehicle market

In January 2019 sales of new light commercial vehicles (LCV)1 decreased by 1.7% on the same month of 2018 and amounted to 7.61 thousand units.

The market leader GAZ sold 3.13 thousand light commercial vehicles (+3.3%) for the reporting period. It is followed by the Russian UAZ with the result of 1.57 thousand sold vehicles in January 2019, which was a 13.7% decrease on January 2018.

Sales of Ford, leader of the Russian new LCV market among foreign brands, grew by 33.3% to 0.68 thousand units.

Along with UAZ five new LCV brands showed negative sales dynamics – LADA, MERCEDES-BENZ, TOYOTA, CITROEN and FIAT. The leader by sales growth was RENAULT, the demand for which increased by 150.0%.

New LCV sales,
January 2019/2018, thousand units

New-LCV-sales- in-January-2019-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New LCV sales, TOP-15 brands,
January 2019/2018, thousand units

Brand

January 2018

January 2019

Change, %

GAZ

3.03

3.13

3.3

UAZ

1.82

1.57

-13.7

FORD

0.51

0.68

33.3

VOLKSWAGEN

0.41

0.45

9.8

LADA

0.53

0.33

-37.7

MERCEDES-BENZ

0.39

0.29

-25.6

TOYOTA

0.23

0.19

-17.4

MITSUBISHI

0.13

0.18

38.5

PEUGEOT

0.14

0.15

7.1

VIS

0.09

0.14

55.6

HYUNDAI

0.06

0.11

83.3

RENAULT

0.04

0.1

150.0

IVECO

0.05

0.1

100.0

CITROEN

0.12

0.1

-16.7

FIAT

0.13

0.06

-53.8

TOP-15

7.68

7.58

-1.3

Other

0.06

0.03

-50.0

Total

7.74

7.61

-1.7

 

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New LCV sales, by country of brand origin,
January 2019/2018, thousand units

New-LCV-sales-by-country-of-brand-origin-in-January-2019-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

►New car market

In January 2019 new car sales in the Russian market amounted to 93.06 thousand units, which was a 3.0% decrease on January 2018.

In January 2019 leader of the Russian new car market LADA sold 22.32 thousand cars (+14.2% year-on-year).

Only six TOP-15 brands showed positive new car sales dynamics. The leader by sales growth was MITSUBISHI, the demand for which increased by 36.5%.

New car sales,
January 2019/2018, thousand units

New-car-sales-in-January-2019-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New car sales, TOP-15 brands,
January 2019/2018, thousand units

Brand

January 2018

January 2019

Change, %

LADA

19.55

22.32

14.2%

KIA

12.89

11.13

-13.7%

HYUNDAI

9.84

9.59

-2.5%

RENAULT

8.44

8.29

-1.8%

TOYOTA

5.72

6.00

4.9%

VOLKSWAGEN

4.94

5.24

6.1%

NISSAN

5.32

4.78

-10.2%

SKODA

4.19

4.44

6.0%

MITSUBISHI

1.92

2.62

36.5%

BMW

1.97

2.18

10.7%

MAZDA

2.07

1.96

-5.3%

MERCEDES-BENZ

2.16

1.92

-11.1%

CHEVROLET

1.99

1.83

-8.0%

FORD

3.17

1.61

-49.2%

DATSUN

1.55

1.32

-14.8%

TOP-15

85.72

85.23

-0.6%

Other

10.20

7.83

-23.2%

Total

95.92

93.06

-3.0%

 

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New car sales, by country of brand origin,
January 2019/2018, thousand units

New-car-sales-by-country-of-brand-origin-in-January-2019-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

 

1Pickups inclusive

 

 

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