In December 2019, 179 thousand new cars and light commercial vehicles were sold in Russia, which is 2.3% more than a year earlier. Relevant data cited at a press conference of the Association of European Businesses (AEB). Thus, the Russian market for the first time showed growth after falling for eight consecutive months.
At the same time, according to the results of all 2019, the degree of sales of new cars in Russia decreased by 2.3% – to 1.759 million units. According to the AEB forecast, in 2020 the Russian automobile market will continue to fall. Presumably, sales of passenger cars will fall by another 2.1% to 1.72 million units.
As for the market leader in 2019, he remains the domestic brand Lada, which sold 362,356 new cars in 12 months, which is 1% more than in 2018. Most AvtoVAZ cars were sold in Moscow and the Moscow Region, as well as in the Samara Region and the Republic of Tatarstan.