9% More Luxury Cars Sold in Russia in October

9 November 2018 (09:26)

UrBC, Moscow, November 9, 2018. 13,109 luxury automobiles were sold in Russia in October 2018, which exceeded the figures for one year earlier by 9%. In fact, the premium segment sales rose higher than even the entire Russian car market (+8%).

According to Autostat’s reports, Mercedes-Benz remains the luxury market leader (3,300 units got sold last month, up 3% on October 2017). BMW comes next (3,105 units, up 21% on a year earlier), followed by the Japanese brand Lexus (1,742 units, down 15% on a year earlier). Additionally, 1,478 Audi makes got sold on the Russian market last month (+2%).

Most of the premium brands (11 out of 14) improved their sales over the year: those of Jeep and Genesis, for example, soared by 132% and 116%, respectively. Cadillac and Smart, however, did worse than a year earlier, with sales dropping by 5% and 78%, respectively.

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