Every man and almost every woman dreams of becoming the owner of her own vehicle, and even despite the crisis, in the past 2017, the country's car market showed quite good indicators of sales dynamics. Of course, due to economic problems, people began to buy new cars a little more restrained, but, nevertheless, the demand for vehicles is still high. In this article, we invite you to take a look at the best-selling cars in Russia in 2018, and find out which means of transportation are preferred by motorists.
According to the AEB (Association of European Business) for the first half of 2018, all companies, except Mercedes-Benz, which occupy the top ten positions in the rating of cars sold in Russia, showed a decline compared with the same period last year:
In just four months of 2015, 516 thousand people became owners of new vehicles.Compared to the same period last year, the figure fell by 37.7%. The top three manufacturers are as follows: Lada - 91.4 thousand cars sold, Hyundai - 53.5 thousand cars, KIA - 49.9 thousand cars. Next to your attention is the rating of the most popular and sold cars in Russia for the 2014-2015 year by model.
The first place in the ranking is occupied by a Russian-made car Lada Granta. The model is class B. The consumer can choose the appropriate option from more than ten different configurations. Production of the model was started in 2011. The car belongs to the budget segment, so do not expect too much from it. However, the largest number of cars sold, as in the past 2014 - 152,810 copies, and in the first four months of 2015 - 41071 copies (further, when describing other models of this rating, indicating the number of cars sold in 2018, will be taken the same period - the first four months) say that motorists still liked it. In the basic configuration, the model is characterized by a 1.6 liter engine with an output of 82 hp. at 5100 rpm, torque - 132 Nm at 3800 rpm., which requires 7.3 liters of fuel per 100 km.The maximum speed is 165 km / h, and acceleration to 100 km / h takes 12.5 s. The cost of the "main" version is about 430 thousand rubles, and the new 2018 in restyling is already from 490 thousand rubles.
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The representative of the Korean car industry, this model for several years in a row to be on the leading positions in the ranking of the best-selling cars in Russia. The car is a class, this is a budget model, which will cost its owner about 514 thousand rubles. It was specially developed for Russian conditions of operation, taking into account local roads and climate. The great popularity of the car is largely due to the fact that here, at the choice of the buyer, more than ten different configurations are presented, as is the case with the Lada Grant, which simplifies the selection. The basic configuration is different gasoline engine working volume of 1.4 liters, capable of producing 107 hp, in the combined cycle it requires per 100 kilometers 5.9 liters. In 2017, 115679 cars of this model were sold, in 2018, the manufacturer managed to realize already 93801 cars.
The third place in our list is taken by another representative of the Korean car industry with the figure of 93,754 cars sold for 2017, and 76,240 copies - for 2018.Kia Rio, like Lada Grant, is class B and today it is being assembled at facilities located in Russia. The user can choose one of the many available configurations, so the base unit offers a 1.6-liter power unit with a power of 107 hp, which requires 5.9 liters per 100 kilometers. Today the price of this car is within 650 thousand rubles.
German quality, reliability and comfort, repeated participant in various ratings. To belong to the class B, differs in profitability and availability. In Russia, the car is presented in the body "sedan" and "hatchback." More popular is the first option, in both cases, the choice of the buyer offers several different modifications. In the basic configuration, the car is distinguished by a 1.2-liter gasoline engine with a return of 60 hp, which consumes 5.5 liters per 100 kilometers. The cost of the model in this modification is about 680 thousand rubles. In 2017, 58808 cars of this model were sold in Russia, in 2018 –32639 cars.
The first American member of our list, who represents class C already familiar to us from Hyundai Solaris. The car gave motorists a great combination of comfort, reliability and economy, for which 27,860 consumers who became owners of this model in 2017 deserved the love.The choice of the majority of Russians is a hatchback with a five-door design, which is presented immediately in 20 trim levels. Nevertheless, the basic version offers a 1.6-liter power unit with an output of 85 hp, which consumes 4.2 liters per 100 kilometers in mixed mode. The cost of the car to be within 700 thousand rubles.
Another representative of the Russian car industry, which, however, due to low sales, was only in sixth place in our rating. In 2017, AvtoVAZ managed to realize only 47,818 vehicles of this model, whereas in 2018 this figure was 36,824 cars. It belongs to the class C, its production was started in 2007, but in 2017 received a restyling. Differs quite good build quality and interesting design. Available immediately in five different variations, the base one offers consumers a 1.6-liter engine with a capacity of 90 “horses”, in a mixed mode consumes 8.3 liters per 100 kilometers. To become the owner of this vehicle, you will have to pay about 580 thousand rubles.
The representative of the largest automotive concern General Motors is located only in the seventh place of our top with an indicator of 19,640 cars sold in 2017.Belongs to class C, its release was launched by the company in 2009. The representative of the budget segment, offers more than two dozen different configurations. The basic variation is a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with a recoil of 109 liters, in a mixed mode it consumes 8.3 liters per “hundred”. The price of the car is within 700 thousand rubles, but it is already quite difficult to find it.
To create this model, the architecture of the popular Renault Logan was used. In turn, Sandero is a compact modern five-door hatchback of the B class. Despite the fact that the car belongs to the budget segment, in 2017, 36,849 customers chose it as a personal vehicle, while in 2018, this figure was 28,738 cars. In the basic version, the car is equipped with a 1.2-liter engine with an impact of 75 hp, which consumes 7.0 liters per 100 kilometers. Affordable, economical and practical car, which costs 570 thousand rubles.
Stylish and practical copy, another representative of the C class in our ranking. Its advantages include a good assembly, quality materials, capacity. The machine is suitable for family trips, and comfortable everyday use.In 2017, a total of 37,298 cars of this model were sold in Russia, in 2018 this figure reached 7,621 copies. In many ways, this contributed to the cost of the car, which today can be purchased for about 960 thousand rubles. The range of engines is characterized by diversity, power units with a working volume of 1.4-2.0 liters are available, there is also a diesel engine with a volume of 2.0 liters. The power of gasoline engines is 110-220 hp, while the “diesel” has a return of 143 hp. The choice of the buyer offered a full and front-wheel drive modifications.
The representative of the business class in our list, which for the Russian car market has become a real bestseller for over 10 years. A car that can emphasize the good taste and status of its owner. Characteristic features of the machine should be called a remarkable build quality, high practicality and reliability, which are harmoniously combined with prestige and solidity. The range of engines is characterized by the presence of three petrol engines of 2.0-3.5 liters, which are capable of producing 150-249 hp. They are aggregated with an automatic gearbox of six or eight stages.The design of all configurations is front-wheel drive. Car price - from 1.4 million rubles. In 2017, 34117 cars were sold in Russia, while in 2018 this indicator stopped at a figure of 19822 copies.
This is how our rating of the most popular cars in Russia for 2018 turned out to be. As in 2017, in this first three places were taken again by Lada Granta, Hyundai Solaris and Kia Rio, the sales dynamics of which, however, declined. Nevertheless, the demand for new cars is still high and to a greater extent, consumers prefer models of cars from the budget segments.