Ukraine: August 2013 market slide 2%. Toyota & Ford shine.

As reported by Ukrautoprom, the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, in August 2013 light passenger vehicles sold in Ukraine were 23.758, up 2.2%. Year to date sales were 143.553, down 14.4% from last year.

This year, Ukrainian economy had shown a slow trend and for the future forecast are alarming, considering that the Ukraine Prime Minister, Mykola Azarov, is the first to affirm this.

In his opinion, in the current situation the question arises whether Ukraine will be able to optimize internal resources and opportunities for economic development.

“In 2012, we completed infrastructure projects related to Euro 2012, and failed to proceed to the new ones. Mining and metallurgical complex has some problems: demand and prices reduced. Our economy is tied to the mining complex and the car industry,” the Prime Minister specified.

Considering how car market has been hit by the economic environment and weak economic policy applied in recent years, future development of the sector is almost uncertain.

Looking at top brands performance:

Zaz in 1st posted a negative month, selling 1.814 vehicles with a share of 7.4%, down 1.1 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date August sales were 11.458 with a share of 7.3%, up 0.2 points from 2012. Zaz held 4 models in the top 50, with the Sens in 2nd position.

Toyota advanced in 2nd position, up 2 spots from July, selling 1.643 units with a share of 6.7%, up 0.6 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 9.987 with a share of 6.4%, up 0.4 points from 2012. Toyota held 4 models in the top 50, with the Corolla in 11th position.

Hyundai fell to the 3rd position, selling 1.563 vehicles with a share of 6.4%, down 0.4 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 13.191 with a share of 8.4%. Hyundai held 5 models in the tip 50, with the Accent in 6th position.

Volkswagen was 4th selling 1.562 units with a share of 6.3%, up 0.3 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 10.874 with a share of 7.0%. The top model was the Polo in 12th position.

Ford was 4th, up 4 spots from July, selling 1.562 units with a share of 6.3%, up 1.0 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 7.505 with a share of 4.8%. The best-selling model was the Focus in 7th position.

Geely was 5th, down 2 spots from July, selling 1.499 units with a share of 6.1%, down 0.6 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 10.120 with a share of 6.5%. The CK was 8th.

Renault was 6th selling 1.455 vehicles with a share of 5.9%, up 0.6 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 8.206 with a share of 5.3%. The top model was the Logan in 7th position.

In the table below, the Top 25 brands, ranked for year to date position:

Rank Aug

Rank Jul

Rank   2013

Brand

Aug

YTD 2013

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Jul 2013

Aug 2013

Ytd   2013

1

1

2

Zaz

1.814

11.458

7,1%

7,1%

8,5%

7,4%

7,3%

2

4

5

Toyota

1.643

9.987

6,0%

6,4%

6,1%

6,7%

6,4%

3

2

1

Hyundai

1.563

13.191

9,1%

9,2%

6,8%

6,4%

8,4%

4

5

3

Volkswagen

1.562

10.874

7,3%

7,3%

6,0%

6,3%

7,0%

4

8

10

Ford

1.562

7.507

4,3%

4,4%

5,3%

6,3%

4,8%

5

3

4

Geely

1.499

10.120

4,9%

6,5%

6,7%

6,1%

6,5%

6

7

7

Renault

1.455

8.206

6,1%

5,1%

5,3%

5,9%

5,3%

7

6

9

Skoda

1.370

7.634

5,4%

4,6%

5,4%

5,6%

4,9%

8

9

6

Kia

1.309

9.886

6,2%

6,8%

5,1%

5,3%

6,3%

9

10

8

Nissan

1.082

7.785

4,8%

5,2%

4,3%

4,4%

5,0%

10

12

18

Bogdan

890

2.747

0,5%

1,2%

2,8%

3,6%

1,8%

11

14

13

Fiat

650

3.727

1,9%

2,3%

2,6%

2,6%

2,4%

12

13

15

Peugeot

648

3.555

1,9%

2,1%

2,8%

2,6%

2,3%

13

15

11

BAZ

644

7.344

0,0%

5,6%

2,5%

2,6%

4,7%

14

15

12

Lada

612

6.649

8,8%

5,0%

2,5%

2,5%

4,3%

15

11

44

Citroen

543

3.339

1,5%

2,1%

2,5%

2,2%

2,1%

16

15

17

Honda

502

2.335

1,4%

1,3%

2,1%

2,0%

1,5%

17

16

20

Mitsubishi

478

3.437

2,1%

2,3%

1,7%

1,9%

2,2%

18

19

16

SsangYong

437

2.260

1,2%

1,3%

1,6%

1,8%

1,4%

19

20

21

Chevrolet

399

3.626

3,9%

2,6%

1,8%

1,6%

2,3%

20

17

14

Mercedes

351

2.443

1,3%

1,6%

1,8%

1,4%

1,6%

21

18

19

Mazda

279

1.858

0,7%

1,1%

1,6%

1,1%

1,2%

22

21

22

Audi

273

1.772

1,0%

1,2%

1,0%

1,1%

1,1%

23

22

23

Subaru

222

513

0,5%

0,2%

0,6%

0,9%

0,3%

24

31

35

BMW

211

1.366

1,0%

0,9%

0,8%

0,9%

0,9%

25

27

27

Land Rover

203

1.259

0,6%

0,8%

0,8%

0,8%

0,8%

Bogdan 110 was the market leader with 1.124 sales and a share of 4.6%, up 1.8 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 2.919 with a share of 1.9%.

Zaz Sens was 2nd with 774 units and a share of 3.1%, down 0.6 points from the previous month, followed by Volkswagen Polo in 3rd, up 9 spots from July, with 685 sales and a share of 2.8%, up 1.1 points from the previous month.

ZAZ Lanos was 4th with 624 units and a share of 2.5%, down 0.2 points from the previous month, followed by Renault Logan in 5th, up 2 spots, with 611 sales and a share of 2.5%, up 0.3 points from July, and by Hyundai Accent in 6th, up 5 spots, with 607 sales and a share of 2.5%, up 0.7 points from July.

Ford Focus was 7th, up 2 spots, with 605 units and a share of 2.5%, up 0.4 points from the previous month, followed by Geely CK in 8th, down 2 spots, with 603 sales and a share of 2.5%, up 0.2 points from July.

In the table below, the Top 50 best-selling models, ranked by last month position:

Rank Aug

Rank Jul

Rank 2013

Model

Aug

YTD 2013

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Jul 2013

Aug 2013

YTD 2013

1

3

10

Bogdan 110

1.124

     2.919

0,5%

1,1%

2,8%

4,6%

1,9%

2

2

2

ZAZ Sens

774

     4.602

2,6%

2,8%

3,7%

3,1%

2,9%

3

12

4

Volkswagen Polo

685

     3.684

2,1%

2,4%

1,7%

2,8%

2,4%

4

4

9

ZAZ Lanos

624

     2.981

2,0%

1,6%

2,7%

2,5%

1,9%

5

7

8

Renault Logan

611

     3.038

2,2%

1,8%

2,2%

2,5%

1,9%

6

11

3

Hyundai Accent

607

     4.279

2,7%

3,0%

1,8%

2,5%

2,7%

7

9

15

Ford Focus

605

     2.165

0,8%

1,0%

2,1%

2,5%

1,4%

8

6

5

Geely CK

603

     3.671

1,9%

2,3%

2,3%

2,5%

2,4%

9

10

6

Kia Rio

597

     3.549

2,2%

2,3%

1,9%

2,4%

2,3%

10

17

20

Ford Fiesta

572

     1.989

1,1%

1,0%

1,3%

2,3%

1,3%

11

35

25

Toyota Corolla

565

     1.769

1,0%

0,9%

0,8%

2,3%

1,1%

12

5

14

Skoda Rapid

558

     2.182

0,0%

1,0%

2,4%

2,3%

1,4%

13

14

16

Geely Emgrand EC7

556

     2.151

0,9%

1,2%

1,5%

2,3%

1,4%

14

8

7

ZAZ Vida

516

     3.363

0,8%

2,2%

2,1%

2,1%

2,2%

15

22

24

Skoda Fabia

441

     1.792

1,3%

1,0%

1,1%

1,8%

1,1%

16

19

11

Kia Sportage

427

     2.429

1,3%

1,6%

1,2%

1,7%

1,6%

17

13

19

Fiat Doblo

424

     2.030

1,0%

1,2%

1,5%

1,7%

1,3%

17

15

12

Nissan Qashqai

424

     2.239

1,2%

1,4%

1,4%

1,7%

1,4%

18

18

18

Hyundai Elantra

391

     2.094

1,3%

1,3%

1,3%

1,6%

1,3%

19

16

37

Honda CR-V

377

     1.177

0,7%

0,5%

1,3%

1,5%

0,8%

20

31

13

Skoda Octavia

349

     2.200

3,1%

1,5%

0,9%

1,4%

1,4%

21

27

29

Ssangyong Korando

338

     1.498

0,6%

0,9%

1,0%

1,4%

1,0%

22

29

27

Renault Duster

307

     1.575

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

1,2%

1,0%

23

30

22

Nissan Juke

303

     1.859

0,9%

1,2%

0,9%

1,2%

1,2%

24

20

30

Renault Sandero

281

     1.426

0,8%

0,8%

1,2%

1,1%

0,9%

24

21

46

Peugeot 301

281

     1.022

0,0%

0,5%

1,1%

1,1%

0,7%

25

25

23

Chevrolet Lacetti

274

     1.853

1,0%

1,2%

1,0%

1,1%

1,2%

26

32

40

Volkswagen Touareg

261

     1.125

0,6%

0,6%

0,9%

1,1%

0,7%

27

26

31

Geely MK-2/Cross

255

     1.422

0,4%

0,9%

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

28

34

32

Toyota Camry

245

     1.409

1,1%

0,9%

0,8%

1,0%

0,9%

29

23

41

Citroen C-Elysee

234

     1.118

0,0%

0,6%

1,0%

1,0%

0,7%

30

28

21

Toyota RAV4

228

     1.867

0,6%

1,3%

0,9%

0,9%

1,2%

31

41

34

Hyundai i30

220

     1.311

0,7%

0,9%

0,6%

0,9%

0,8%

32

27

28

Geely MK

213

     1.532

0,9%

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

1,0%

33

42

39

Volkswagen Tiguan

209

     1.141

0,6%

0,7%

0,6%

0,8%

0,7%

34

48

49

Citroen C4

204

         937

0,7%

0,6%

0,5%

0,8%

0,6%

35

24

33

Hyundai Santa Fe

203

     1.397

0,9%

0,9%

1,0%

0,8%

0,9%

36

40

28

Lada Priora

201

     1.532

1,6%

1,1%

0,6%

0,8%

1,0%

37

50

55

Fiat Linea

197

         834

0,4%

0,5%

0,5%

0,8%

0,5%

38

38

53

Volkswagen Caddy

195

         855

0,4%

0,5%

0,7%

0,8%

0,5%

39

54

57

Mitsubishi Pajero sport

181

         817

0,3%

0,5%

0,5%

0,7%

0,5%

40

36

47

Daewoo Nexia

178

         979

0,6%

0,6%

0,8%

0,7%

0,6%

41

37

52

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

176

         922

0,6%

0,5%

0,7%

0,7%

0,6%

42

40

38

Nissan X-Trail

171

     1.174

0,7%

0,8%

0,6%

0,7%

0,8%

43

45

45

ZAZ Forza

170

     1.039

1,3%

0,7%

0,6%

0,7%

0,7%

44

53

54

Mazda CX-5

169

         843

0,2%

0,5%

0,5%

0,7%

0,5%

45

46

17

Lada Samara

168

     2.149

2,8%

1,7%

0,6%

0,7%

1,4%

46

33

36

Volkswagen Passat

166

     1.187

0,8%

0,8%

0,9%

0,7%

0,8%

47

48

42

Volkswagen Golf

159

     1.069

0,7%

0,7%

0,5%

0,6%

0,7%

48

43

44

Hyundai ix35

158

     1.048

0,6%

0,7%

0,6%

0,6%

0,7%

49

40

56

Skoda Superb

157

         823

0,4%

0,5%

0,6%

0,6%

0,5%

50

71

83

Subaru Forester

156

         472

0,1%

0,2%

0,3%

0,6%

0,3%

Note: models rank elaborated by focus2move.com on data sourced from: www.bestsellingcarsblog.com

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