Sverdlovsk Region gets more new cars

13 August 2010 (16:28)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, August 12, 2010. In the first half of 2010, Moscow remained Russia’s No.1 city in terms of the number of customers buying new cars. 17.3% of all the new cars registered in Russia were registered in the capital. Moscow Region proved the second most active automobile-buying place in the country as usual, with 9.4% of all the new cars registered there. The data are provided by Avtostat.
As for Saint Petersburg, 5.4% of all the newly bought automobiles were registered in this city, so the latter kept its status of the third most active car-buying area. Saint Petersburg was followed by the Republic of Tatarstan (4.5% of all the new cars were registered there), Krasnodar Territory (3.7%), Samara Region (3.5%), the Republic of Bashkortostan (3.1%), Rostov Region (2.7%), Sverdlovsk Region (2.6%), and Nizhniy Novgorod Region (2.6%).
The cars which sold best in the first half of the year were Lada (31.5% of all the car sales on the Russian market), Chevrolet (7.7%), Kia (7.4%), Renault (5.5%), and Ford (5.1%). A year earlier, the list of top five most popular cars comprised Lada (24.6%), Chevrolet (8.3%), Ford (6.8%), Toyota (5.7%), and Hyundai (5.5%).

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