13.06.2018 / New car sales grew 18.7%

In January-May 2018 new car sales grew 18.7% on the same period of 2017 to 614.3 thousand vehicles. In May 141.3 thousand new cars were sold (+21.6%).

The share of Russian brands increased by 0.5% to 22.1%, at that Russian and foreign brands sales went up by 21.5% and 17.9% correspondingly.

LADA is the market leader with 129.8 thousand new vehicles sold and a 23.3% growth in sales. LADA accounted for 21.1% of the market.

KIA and HYUNDAI with 13.6% and 11.0% of the new car market respectively are the leading brands among foreign brands. RENAULT and VOLKSWAGEN also entered the TOP-5 brands and accounted for 8.6% and 6% of the market correspondingly.

New car sales, January-May, 2017-2018, thousand units

New-car-sales-in-January-May-2017-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New car sales, TOP-10 brands, January-May, 2017-2018, thousand units

Brand

January-May 2017

January-May 2018

Change, %

LADA

105.3

129.8

23.3%

KIA

66.9

83.7

25.1%

HYUNDAI

60.7

67.4

11.0%

RENAULT

48.9

53.1

8.6%

VOLKSWAGEN

29.8

36.8

23.5%

TOYOTA

33.7

36.2

7.4%

NISSAN

25.1

30.7

22.3%

SKODA

21.1

25.3

19.9%

FORD

14.3

16.3

14.0%

MERCEDES-BENZ

13.8

14.7

6.5%

Other

98.0

120.3

22.8%

Total

517.6

614.3

18.7%

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research


 

New car sales by brand origin, January-May, 2017-2018, thousand units

New-car-sales-by-brand-origin-in-January-May-2017-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

 

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