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13.06.2018 / Russian brands are getting weaker on the LCV market

In January-May 2018 new LCV sales grew 8.3% on the same period of 2017 to 48.2 thousand vehicles. In May 10.1 thousand new LCV were sold which was a 14.8% rise on May 2017.

In January-May 2018 foreign brand sales went 34.6% up whereas Russian brand sales, on the contrary, decreased by 1.3%, which led to a fall in the share of Russian brands on the LCV market from 73% to 67%.

GAZ accounted or 41% of the market with 19.7 thousand light commercial vehicles sold and an 11.9% rise in sales.

UAZ sales, on the contrary, went 23.4% down to 8.5 thousand vehicles. UAZ share declined from 25% to 18%.

Ford is the most popular foreign brand. Ford sales grew by 73.9% and Ford market share went up from 5% to 8%.

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

new-lcv-sales-in-january-may-2017-/-2018

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

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

Brand

Jan-May 2017

Jan-May 2018

Change, %

GAZ

17.6

19.7

11.9%

UAZ

11.1

8.5

-23.4%

FORD

2.3

4

73.9%

LADA

3.3

3.3

0.0%

MERCEDES-BENZ

2.7

3

11.1%

VOLKSWAGEN

2.4

2.8

16.7%

MITSUBISHI

0.3

1.2

300.0%

TOYOTA

1.4

1.1

-21.4%

PEUGEOT

0.7

1

42.9%

CITROEN

0.6

0.8

33.3%

Other

2.1

2.8

33.3%

Total

44.5

48.2

8.3%

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

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

new-lcv-sales-by-brand-origin-in-january-may-2017-/-2018
 

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

 

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