New car market in Russia: October, 2021 figures are released

New car market in Russia: October, 2021 figures are released

According to the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee (AEB AMC), sales of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia decreased by 18,1% in October 2021 compared to the same month of the preceding year. In the tenth month of the current year, 126,204 units were sold; 27,960 units less than in October 2020.

Dr. Thomas Staertzel, Chairman of the AEB Automobile Manufacturers Committee commented: “October is the 4th month in a row when the market has been decreasing. In October 2021 only 126 204 cars and LCVs were sold. This is by 18,1% less than a year ago. Sales of cars and LCVs from January to October 2021 amount to 1,313,579 units which is 10,5% above the same period of the previous year. There is still a long way to overcome the global production shortage and new problems with logistics due to breaks of the supply chains."

Top 10 brands in October, 2021:
Lada: 25,573 units
Kia: 16,027 units
Hyundai: 13,162 units
Renault: 9,165 units
Toyota: 8,516 units
GAZ*: 5,881 units
Škoda: 5,590 units
Nissan: 5,262 units
Haval: 4,803 units
Volkswagen: 4,714 units

*LCV sales are included into total brand's sales.

Detailed press release is available on the AEBRus website.

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According to a recent report by AEB there were 126,204 new passenger cars and LCVs sold in Russia in October 2021