According to the AUTOSTAT analytical agency, 125.3 thousand new premium segment cars were sold in Russia in the period from January to September 2021, which is 22.9 per cent more than in the first 9 months of last year.
It is noted that more than half of the specified volume of the sold cars (55 per cent) accounted for the products of two German brands, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. In particular, BMW’s Russian sales in January-September 2021 amounted to 35.5 thousand vehicles, while Mercedes-Benz, to 33.8 thousand vehicles. The third place in the premium segment of the Russian car market is occupied by Lexus (15.9 thousand cars).
The top five also includes Audi (13.9 thousand cars) and Volvo (6.9 thousand cars). For other representatives of the premium segment, the figure was less than 5 thousand vehicles. As stated by the agency’s experts, almost all premium brands (12 out of 13, except Jaguar) show growth in the Russian market.