The most popular premium cars in Russia were named by experts. The leader was the German BMW, according to the agency “AUTOSTAT”.
In just 11 months of last year, 140.6 thousand new premium cars were sold in the country. Compared to 2018, this indicator grew by 4%. Almost a third of this number was sold by BMW brand cars – 37, 8 thousand (16% more than in 2018). This brand has become a leader in the Russian market.
The second place in this segment was won by the Mercedes-Benz brand. In Russia, they counted 35.6 thousand cars sold (the indicator grew by 8%). Bronze went to the Japanese Lexus, which lost a tenth of its sales. 19.6 thousand cars of this brand were sold in 2019.
Audi was in fourth place, which remained the same as in 2018 – 14.5 thousand cars sold. The next two places were shared by Volvo and Land Rover – 7.7 thousand cars in the Russian market. Porsche took the seventh position with 5,4 thousand sold cars.
Earlier, experts found out which cars the Russians most often take on credit, and also made a portrait of a Russian borrower-motorist. It turned out that this is a man over the age of forty and with two children.