Russian Vehicle Market fell 19% in August hit by the economy shrank.

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Russian Vehicle Market fell 19% in August hit by the economy shrank. All the top carmakers have reported heavy loses but Lexus that was able to grow 57% keeping the unique momentum with annual sales up 14%.

Economic Outlook

Russia’s economy likely took the sharpest plunge in six years in the second quarter. The economy shrank 4.6% annually, according to preliminary data, which followed a 2.2% contraction in the first quarter. Although a breakdown by expenditure or sectors is not available yet, high frequency data suggest a broad-based weakness across key sectors of the economy.

That said, the government believes that Russia reached the lowest point of its recession in Q2 and that the pace of contraction will start to moderate in the coming months.

Moreover, the intensity of the contraction in industrial production eased at the end of Q2 and the pace of decrease moderated further in July.

On 24 August, the Russian ruble fell below 70 RUB per USD as a result of declining oil prices and fears the impact of turbulence in China’s financial market could have. The renewed challenging economic climate weighed on business activity in the Russian manufacturing and services sectors in August.

Market Outlook

The market trend is below the initial observer’s expectations and Russian vehicle market is running towards the worse annual performance since 2009.

Following the -5.2% reported for the 2013 and the -10.3% for the 2014, this year the market is really collapsing with full year projected fall of 30% with full year volume at 1.75 million units, over 1.25 below the 2012 record level.

According to data released by AEB, the Association of European Businesses in Russia, in the first quarter of the year the market had lost 36.3% that become a -36.4% at the end of the first half. In the third quarter the trend unchanged with July down 27.5% and August down “only” 19.3%.

During the first eight month of the 2015 total sales had been 1.052.413, down 33.5% compared with the correspondent period last year.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will report year to date data updated.

Rank Aug Rank 2015 Brand Sales Aug Sales YTD Var Aug Var 2015 Share Aug Share YTD
1 1 Lada 20.174 181.794 -23,8% -26,5% 14,5% 17,3%
2 3 Kia 14.081 103.642 3,2% -15,7% 10,2% 9,8%
3 2 Hyundai 12.584 104.979 -6,2% -10,6% 9,1% 10,0%
4 4 Renault 9.918 76.951 -19,9% -38,0% 7,2% 7,3%
5 5 Toyota 8.892 65.568 -30,1% -36,0% 6,4% 6,2%
6 7 Volkswagen 6.952 52.826 -26,2% -43,5% 5,0% 5,0%
7 6 Nissan 6.907 62.666 -37,6% -38,9% 5,0% 6,0%
8 9 Chevrolet 6.655 35.566 -16,3% -56,5% 4,8% 3,4%
9 15 Ford 4.527 21.718 17,5% -45,3% 3,3% 2,1%
10 11 Gaz 4.486 32.051 -13,3% -24,5% 3,2% 3,0%
11 8 Skoda 4.315 36.543 -36,3% -34,6% 3,1% 3,5%
12 12 Uaz 4.037 28.373 3,7% 7,3% 2,9% 2,7%
13 10 Mercedes 3.765 33.541 -20,7% -8,6% 2,7% 3,2%
14 13 Mitsubishi 3.224 25.089 -23,3% -45,6% 2,3% 2,4%
15 17 Mazda 2.939 17.748 -20,7% -43,2% 2,1% 1,7%
16 14 Datsun 2.621 23.367 1,9% 2,2%
17 20 Lexus 2.547 13.663 57,5% 14,6% 1,8% 1,3%
18 21 Opel 2.248 13.570 -48,1% -68,3% 1,6% 1,3%
19 18 Audi 2.201 16.359 -15,4% -29,4% 1,6% 1,6%
20 16 BMW 2.190 18.880 -4,9% -20,7% 1,6% 1,8%
21 19 Daewoo 1.723 13.752 -29,5% -53,1% 1,2% 1,3%
22 24 Geely 1.431 6.477 16,7% -45,6% 1,0% 0,6%
23 23 Lifan 1.423 7.439 -25,1% -46,5% 1,0% 0,7%
24 22 Land Rover 976 7.471 -37,7% -45,3% 0,7% 0,7%
25 28 Suzuki 952 4.244 -23,6% -65,5% 0,7% 0,4%
26 25 Subaru 772 4.927 -30,8% -52,9% 0,6% 0,5%
27 27 SsangYong 753 4.424 -54,2% -71,4% 0,5% 0,4%
28 33 Honda 648 3.390 -52,5% -75,4% 0,5% 0,3%
29 29 Peugeot 642 4.007 -48,1% -72,8% 0,5% 0,4%
30 26 Volvo 611 4.460 -50,5% -56,8% 0,4% 0,4%
31 30 Citroen 580 3.872 -52,9% -71,7% 0,4% 0,4%
32 32 Porsche 473 3.502 63,1% 23,0% 0,3% 0,3%
33 34 Chery 445 3.389 -58,7% -70,4% 0,3% 0,3%
34 31 Infiniti 404 3.703 -25,0% -29,9% 0,3% 0,4%
35 36 Fiat 349 2.539 -32,8% -46,7% 0,3% 0,2%
36 37 Jeep 189 1.557 -70,0% -69,4% 0,1% 0,1%
37 35 Great Wall 168 2.797 -87,0% -73,8% 0,1% 0,3%
38 42 Dongfeng 140 614 0,1% 0,1%
39 38 Mini 129 942 29,0% -11,5% 0,1% 0,1%
40 39 Brilliance 120 645 160,9% 132,0% 0,1% 0,1%
41 40 Jaguar 117 644 -7,9% -41,9% 0,1% 0,1%
42 43 Acura 83 492 6,4% 1,2% 0,1% 0,0%
43 41 Cadillac 63 623 5,0% -26,5% 0,0% 0,1%
44 46 ChangAn 61 274 -30,1% -60,7% 0,0% 0,0%
45 44 Isuzu 46 390 -16,4% 26,6% 0,0% 0,0%
46 45 Smart 35 328 12,9% 50,5% 0,0% 0,0%
47 48 Haima 29 164 -61,8% -66,7% 0,0% 0,0%
48 47 BAW 27 213 -60,3% -73,0% 0,0% 0,0%
49 52 Alfa Romeo 9 24 -47,1% -55,6% 0,0% 0,0%
50 49 Jac 7 127 -84,4% -45,7% 0,0% 0,0%
51 51 Chrysler 1 28 0,0% -67,4% 0,0% 0,0%
51 54 Foton 1 14 -97,9% -76,3% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Aug Rank 2015 Group Sales Aug Sales YTD Var Aug Var 2015 Share Aug Share YTD
1 1 Renault-Nissan 40.024 348.481 -20,7% -27,3% 28,9% 33,1%
2 2 Hyundai-Kia 26.665 208.621 -1,5% -13,2% 19,2% 19,8%
3 3 Volkswagen 13.941 109.298 -27,3% -38,1% 10,1% 10,4%
4 4 Toyota 11.439 79.231 -20,2% -30,8% 8,2% 7,5%
5 5 General Motors 10.689 63.511 -27,7% -58,9% 7,7% 6,0%
6 10 Ford 4.527 21.718 17,5% -45,3% 3,3% 2,1%
7 7 GAZ Group 4.486 32.051 -13,3% -24,5% 3,2% 3,0%
8 8 UAZ 4.037 28.373 3,7% 7,3% 2,9% 2,7%
9 6 Mercedes Daimler 3.800 33.869 -20,5% -8,2% 2,7% 3,2%
10 9 Mitsubishi 3.224 25.089 -23,3% -45,6% 2,3% 2,4%

Rank Aug Rank 2015 Model Sales Aug YTD 2015 Var Aug Var YTD Share Aug Share YTD
1 2 Hyundai Solaris 10.581 74.534 16,5% 0,1% 8,0% 7,3%
2 1 Lada Granta 9.070 81.748 -23,5% -17,6% 6,9% 8,0%
3 3 Kia Rio 8.989 60.828 49,8% 3,5% 6,8% 6,0%
4 4 Renault Logan 3.654 27.702 -16,8% -15,3% 2,8% 2,7%
5 6 Renault Duster 3.496 26.834 3,6% -46,3% 2,6% 2,6%
6 8 Lada Largus 3.418 25.785 -3,8% -32,6% 2,6% 2,5%
7 5 Volkswagen Polo 3.234 27.540 -18,7% -32,0% 2,4% 2,7%
8 12 Chevrolet Niva 3.059 19.491 19,4% -25,3% 2,3% 1,9%
9 15 Nissan Almera 2.997 18.237 64,5% -32,8% 2,3% 1,8%
10 7 Lada Kalina 2.716 26.446 -36,4% -40,1% 2,1% 2,6%
11 21 UZ Bukhanka 2.562 12.959 802,1% 20,2% 1,9% 1,3%
12 13 Renault Sandero 2.452 18.927 0,0% -20,7% 1,9% 1,9%
13 9 Lada 4×4 2.393 24.294 -11,9% 10,4% 1,8% 2,4%
14 11 Toyota RAV4 2.378 19.861 -12,2% -17,5% 1,8% 1,9%
15 10 Toyota Camry 2.352 21.140 -13,8% -4,1% 1,8% 2,1%
16 26 Mitsubishi Outlander 2.200 10.385 72,1% -24,9% 1,7% 1,0%
17 25 Mazda CX-5 2.152 11.610 20,2% -5,7% 1,6% 1,1%
18 18 Skoda Octavia 2.025 14.770 -24,0% -40,2% 1,5% 1,4%
19 16 Datsun on-DO 2.010 17.599 1,5% 1,7%
20 38 Chevrolet Cruze 1.983 6.014 -2,7% -71,1% 1,5% 0,6%
21 20 Kia Cee’d 1.916 13.268 24,7% -15,1% 1,5% 1,3%
22 14 Lada Priora 1.885 18.673 -43,8% -41,0% 1,4% 1,8%
23 24 UAZ Patriot 1.754 11.636 587,8% 0,8% 1,3% 1,1%
24 29 Toyota Prado 1.738 7.990 20,1% -31,0% 1,3% 0,8%
25 23 Kia Sportage 1.701 12.661 -15,9% -27,8% 1,3% 1,2%

To know more about the market with a review of all last years statistics and the forecast towards the 2015, read the just published research: 

 

 

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