Russia best selling cars ranking in the 2017 with a new leader, the Kia Rio ahead of two models made by Lada. The last year leader fell in fourth place while the new Hyundai Creta is already in 5th place.
Russian vehicles market collapsed in the period 2013-2016 losing over the half of the previous volume from 2.9 million in th 2012 to 1.4 million in the 2016. Only in March 2017 the fall ended and a progressive recovery took place. Indeed, according to the data released by the AEB, new light vehicles sales in he 2017 recovered at 1.595.000 (+11.9%).
A new leader is on top of the list and it is again a Korean thanks to the Kia Rio up 2 spots with 96.689 sales (+10.3%). In second place the Lada Granta with 92.881 units (+5.9%) followed by the Lada Vesta with 77.291 units (+40.1%).
Only the fourth place for the 2016 leader, the Hyundai Solaris with 68.614 units (-24.1%) ahead of the Hyundai Creta, new entrance with 55.305, the best light commercial vehicles, the GAZ Gazelle with 52.825 units (+4.1%) and the Volkswagen Polo with 48.595 sales (+1.9%).
In eight place the Renault Duster with 43.828 (-0.4%) followed by the Lada Largus with 33.601 units (+14.4%) and in 10th place by the Lada Xray with 33.319 (+67.1%).
Tables with sales figures
In the tables below we report sales for all Top 100 models.