Government says new light car sales in Moscow rise 8.7% in Jan-Feb
MOSCOW, Mar 19 (PRIME) -- MoscowТs new light car sales rose 8.7% on the year to 30,509 cars in January-February, the cityТs economic policy and development department quoted its head Vladimir Yefimov on Monday as saying.
In 2017, the sales increased 2.1%.
According to the Federal Authority for Road Traffic Safety, 2016 was the first year of recovery growth of 12.3% in the sector in Moscow. All-Russia car sales first demonstrated an advance following five years of decline in 2017.
Medium-price cars such as Kia Rio, Hyundai Solaris, Volkswagen Polo, Hyundai Creta and Skoda Octavia are the best-selling models in Moscow whereas all Russian regionsТ sales are still headed by AvtoVAZ.
Yefimov said that Moscow was one of the first regions to recover from the economic crisis.
УA rise in major purchases, including light car purchases, is one of the facts reflecting the growth. It started in Moscow a year earlier than in other regions and successfully continues this year.Ф