By the end of 2020, Russian dealers of Skoda sold 94,600 vehicles, which is 6.8 per cent more than a year earlier. In December 2020, the sales amounted to 9,700 cars, which is 5.8 per cent more than a year ago, the ‘AUTOSTAT‘ analytical agency reports.
It is noted that Skoda’s bestseller on the Russian market last year remains the Rapid compact liftback, which has been available in a new generation. In addition, in February 2020, the sales of the Skoda Karoq compact crossover started in the country. Later, in November, Russian dealers got a fourth-generation Skoda Octavia liftback, which is initially offered with a 1.4 TSI/150 hp engine.
It is also specified that in the Q1 of 2021 the new Skoda Octavia will also be available with 1.6 MPI/110 hp and 2.0 TSI/190 hp engines. The updated crossover Skoda Kodiaq will appear on the Russian market in the Q3 of 2021. In addition, it is planned to launch a special series on the market in 2021, but details about them will be disclosed closer to the start of sales.