Russian Cars Industry down in September while UR party won elections

Russian Cars Industry in September 2016 lexus-lf-lc-concept-2012

Russian Cars Industry keeps the negative momentum in September while an historic results in the parliamentary election opens the windows to National Constitution revision.

Market Outlook

The ruling United Russia party (UR) won 54% of the vote and 343 seats in the 450-seat Duma in the 18 September parliamentary election, securing a majority to change the constitution. The election took place under a new mixed electoral system and in the midst of a slow economic adjustment.

Turnout was reported at 48%, the lowest in Russia’s democratic history, and the overall figure was boosted by an official turnout of over 70% in the North Caucasus, a region characterized by major electoral fraud.

As regard the Russian domestic vehicles sales, in September scored the twenty-first year on year drop down in a row. This decline has been among the least serious, compared to the falls recorded during the last two years.

Indeed, according to data released by the AEB, the Association of European Businesses in Russia, in September the domestic vehicles sales have been 125.568, down 10.9%.

Year to date September the total sales volume declined at 1.020.442, down 14.5%.

Competitive Arena

In September, Lada (Autovaz) was of course on top of the list selling 22.837 vehicles (+5.4%) with market share at 18.2%, followed by Hyundai with 14.225 (-5.8%) and Kia with 13.398 (-16.8%).

In fourth place Renault with 10.474 units (+0.9%), followed by Toyota with 8.419 sales (+17.8%), Volkswagen with 7.562 (+3.7%) and Nissan with 6.556 (-1.4%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was Renault-Nissan with 33.3% of market share, ahead of Hyundai-Kia with 22.0%, Volkswagen with 11.5%, Toyota with 8.5% and GAZ Group with 3.9%.

The Kia Rio was again on top of the models list with 8.014 sales (-25.9%) ahead of the Lada Granta with 7.815 (-9.1%) and the Hyundai Solaris  with 6.498 sales (-41.0%).

Behind the Renault Logan with 5.094 units (+41.1%), the Hyundai Creta with 5.058 and the Renault Sandero with 4.954 (+56.8%).

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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 Sept Rank 2016 Brand Sales Sept Sales 2016 Var Sept Var 2016 Share Sept Share 2016
1 1 Lada 22.837 189.852 5,4% -6,7% 18,2% 18,6%
2 3 Hyundai 14.225 101.267 -5,8% -15,7% 11,3% 9,9%
3 2 Kia 13.398 106.708 -16,8% -10,9% 10,7% 10,5%
4 4 Renault 10.474 80.822 0,9% -7,4% 8,3% 7,9%
5 5 Toyota 8.419 68.326 17,8% -6,0% 6,7% 6,7%
6 6 Volkswagen 7.562 56.773 3,7% -5,6% 6,0% 5,6%
7 7 Nissan 6.556 52.495 -1,4% -24,3% 5,2% 5,1%
8 9 GAZ 4.930 37.563 1,9% 1,8% 3,9% 3,7%
9 8 Skoda 4.819 40.949 4,9% -0,5% 3,8% 4,0%
10 10 UAZ 4.220 32.981 2,1% 1,5% 3,4% 3,2%
11 11 Mercedes 3.922 32.707 -20,5% -15,0% 3,1% 3,2%
12 12 Ford 3.515 31.060 -27,2% 17,0% 2,8% 3,0%
13 17 Mazda 2.482 15.505 -22,3% -26,0% 2,0% 1,5%
14 15 Lexus 2.301 17.372 51,1% 14,4% 1,8% 1,7%
15 14 BMW 2.250 20.641 5,6% -1,8% 1,8% 2,0%
16 13 Chevrolet 1.890 22.063 -55,8% -44,6% 1,5% 2,2%
17 20 Lifan 1.629 12.034 12,3% 35,4% 1,3% 1,2%
18 16 Audi 1.600 16.082 -38,6% -15,2% 1,3% 1,6%
19 18 Datsun 1.512 12.949 -41,3% -50,1% 1,2% 1,3%
20 19 Mitsubishi 1.443 12.839 -51,9% -54,3% 1,1% 1,3%
21 22 Land Rover 803 6.785 -26,3% -20,7% 0,6% 0,7%
22 23 Volvo 723 4.171 -17,2% -21,8% 0,6% 0,4%
23 24 Subaru 563 3.954 36,7% -25,9% 0,4% 0,4%
24 29 Infiniti 406 3.333 -15,4% -20,3% 0,3% 0,3%
25 28 Porsche 403 3.480 -20,8% -13,2% 0,3% 0,3%
26 26 Chery 372 3.757 -24,4% -3,2% 0,3% 0,4%
27 31 Peugeot 302 2.671 -41,2% -40,9% 0,2% 0,3%
28 27 Suzuki 248 3.638 -63,0% -26,0% 0,2% 0,4%
29 30 Citroen 243 2.884 -53,7% -34,4% 0,2% 0,3%
30 25 Geely 239 3.794 -85,3% -53,2% 0,2% 0,4%
31 33 Jaguar 211 1.324 106,9% 77,5% 0,2% 0,1%
32 32 Fiat 162 1.670 -50,3% -41,7% 0,1% 0,2%
33 35 Honda 132 1.099 -73,9% -71,8% 0,1% 0,1%
34 37 Dongfeng 124 951 12,7% 31,4% 0,1% 0,1%
35 36 Mini 121 984 -1,6% -7,6% 0,1% 0,1%
36 38 Jeep 102 893 -25,5% -47,3% 0,1% 0,1%
37 39 Cadillac 87 884 61,1% 30,6% 0,1% 0,1%
38 43 ChangAn 64 385 1,6% 14,2% 0,1% 0,0%
39 41 FAW 52 473 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
40 45 Smart 45 347 4,7% -6,5% 0,0% 0,0%
41 47 Zotye 41 190 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
42 42 Iveco 38 394 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
43 44 Isuzu 36 383 -41,0% -15,1% 0,0% 0,0%
44 40 Brilliance 34 777 -72,8% 0,9% 0,0% 0,1%
45 49 BAW 13 135 -58,1% -44,7% 0,0% 0,0%
46 34 SsangYong 9 1.110 -95,2% -75,9% 0,0% 0,1%
47 51 Alfa Romeo 8 73 100,0% 160,7% 0,0% 0,0%
48 52 Foton 2 30 0,0% 87,5% 0,0% 0,0%
49 53 Chrysler 1 25 -83,3% -26,5% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Sept Rank 2016 Group Sales Sept Sales 2016 Var Sept Var 2016 Share Sept Share 2016
1 1 Renault-Nissan 41.785 339.451 0,1% -13,0% 33,3% 33,3%
2 2 Hyundai-Kia 27.623 207.975 -11,5% -13,3% 22,0% 20,4%
3 3 Volkswagen 14.384 117.284 -4,1% -5,6% 11,5% 11,5%
4 4 Toyota 10.720 85.698 23,7% -2,5% 8,5% 8,4%
5 5 GAZ Group 4.930 37.563 1,9% 1,8% 3,9% 3,7%
6 7 UAZ 4.220 32.981 2,1% 1,5% 3,4% 3,2%
7 6 Mercedes Daimler 3.967 33.054 -20,3% -14,9% 3,2% 3,2%
8 9 Ford 3.515 31.060 -27,2% 17,0% 2,8% 3,0%
9 11 Mazda 2.482 15.505 -22,3% -26,0% 2,0% 1,5%
10 10 BMW 2.371 21.625 5,2% -2,0% 1,9% 2,1%

Rank Sept Rank 2016 Model Sales Sept Sales 2016 Var Sept Var 2016 Share Sept Share 2016
1 3 Kia Rio 8.014 62.278 -25,9% -13,1% 6,0% 5,9%
2 2 Lada Granta 7.815 63.622 -9,1% -29,6% 5,8% 6,1%
3 1 Hyundai Solaris 6.498 66.602 -41,0% -22,1% 4,8% 6,3%
4 4 Renault Logan 5.094 42.106 41,1% 34,5% 3,8% 4,0%
5 30 Hyundai Creta 5.058 8.537 3,8% 0,8%
6 5 Renault Sandero 4.954 40.526 56,8% 83,5% 3,7% 3,9%
7 7 Volkswagen Polo 4.631 34.507 20,7% 10,0% 3,4% 3,3%
8 6 Lada Vesta 4.375 37.425 3,3% 3,6%
9 8 GAZ Gazelle 4.307 33.846 0,0% 1,5% 3,2% 3,2%
10 9 Renault Duster 3.201 33.064 -2,2% 9,8% 2,4% 3,1%
11 13 Lada 4×4 3.176 20.813 0,0% -24,2% 2,4% 2,0%
12 12 Toyota Camry 2.910 21.626 36,3% -7,1% 2,2% 2,1%
13 10 Toyota RAV4 2.852 23.709 221,2% 14,3% 2,1% 2,3%
14 15 Skoda Rapid 2.207 19.052 5,7% 7,3% 1,6% 1,8%
15 20 Nissan X-Trail 2.124 13.487 222,8% -5,4% 1,6% 1,3%
16 16 Lada Kalina 2.090 16.518 -21,4% -43,2% 1,6% 1,6%
17 28 Datsun on-DO 2.024 10.320 0,0% -47,4% 1,5% 1,0%
18 26 Mazda CX-5 2.007 11.309 0,5% -16,9% 1,5% 1,1%
19 17 Skoda Octavia 1.886 16.208 7,6% -1,9% 1,4% 1,5%
20 22 Kia Sportage 1.874 13.119 5,2% -9,2% 1,4% 1,2%
21 11 Chevrolet Niva 1.829 21.682 -35,3% -2,8% 1,4% 2,1%
22 29 Toyota Prado 1.797 10.177 0,0% -2,3% 1,3% 1,0%
23 14 Lada Largus 1.746 20.303 -56,3% -31,8% 1,3% 1,9%
24 21 Lada XRay 1.696 13.225 1,3% 1,3%
25 34 Mitsubishi Outlander 1.691 7.884 0,0% -34,7% 1,3% 0,8%

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