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Kazakhstan Full Year 2017: Toyota & Camry repeat at #1 in recovering market

The Toyota Camry is the #1 vehicle in Kazakhstan for the second year running.

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you today 2017 sales data for Kazakhstan. After freefalling 40% in 2015 and 52% in 2016, pulling the market down from 163.561 units in 2014 to a paltry 46.715 in 2016, Kazakh new vehicle sales have painfully started to climb back the hill in 2017 at +5% to 49.076. Toyota remains the most popular carmaker in the country but trails the market slightly at +2%, resulting in a declining market share at 18.8%. Lada on the other hand beats the overall growth at +7% to 17.8% share, the two manufacturers holding a stable 36.6% share of Kazakhstan sales vs. 36.8% in 2016. Ravon, the replacement brand for defunct UZ-Daewoo, ends its first full year in market at a splendid third place with 9.4% share, very favourably comparing with the #7 and 5.1% UZ-Daewoo held back in 2015, its last full year of sales in the country. Hyundai (+3%) stays 4th while GAZ is up 17% to #5, overtaking Renault (-35%) and Kia (-29%), both falling heavily. Chinese Lifan is up 4-fold and 10 spots to #14, while Isuzu (+143%), Ssangyong (+139%), Audi (+98%), Subaru (+72%), Mercedes (+70%), Chevrolet (+69%) and BMW (+68%) are among the biggest gainers for the year.

The Lada 4×4 defies its old age to jump 35% to 2nd place overall. Picture zr.ru

The Toyota Camry is the best-selling vehicle in Kazakhstan for the second year running, evolving like the market at +5% to an unchanged 6.8% share. It is followed this time by the Lada 4×4 (aka Niva), still valiant despite its 30 years of age and up 35% and two spots to 6.2% share, knocking the GAZ Gazelle (+16%) down one rank to #3. The Ravon Nexia R3 shoots up 8-fold to #4 for its first full year in market and topped the sales charts in November. The Largus (+151%) distances the Granta (-6%), the Toyota RAV4 (+23%) and the Ravon R4, best-selling all-new launch for 2014 at #8. Further down, notice the Hyundai Creta up 599% to #14 and the Lada Vesta up 333% to #15 both for their first full year of sales, with the Hyundai Tucson shooting up 5-fold #18 and the Lada XRAY landing at #25 while the Lifan X60 (#26), JAC S3 (#33) and Lifan X50 (#50) the best-selling Chinese nameplates.

Previous post: Kazakhstan November 2017: Ravon Nexia R3 snaps top spot

Previous year: Kazakhstan Full Year 2016: Toyota takes control of market down 52%

Two years ago: Kazakhstan Full Year 2015: Hyundai Accent ends Lada Priora reign

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Kazakhstan November 2017: Ravon Nexia R3 snaps top spot

The Ravon Nexia R3 is the best-selling vehicle in Kazakhstan in November. Picture drive.ru

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you today November data for Kazakhstan. The market confirms its recovery with a 11.1% surge this month to 4.952 registrations, leading to a year-to-date volume up 7.3% to 44.072 units. Lada manages a third pole position this year after February and October thanks to sales up a fantastic 31% to 19.1% share. It distances YTD leader Toyota down a harsh 35% to 14.1% while Ravon (+535%) confirms the third place it holds YTD with a strong 13.2% share vs. 9.2% so far in 2017. Below, GAZ (+21%), Hyundai (+32%), JAC (+42%), Volkswagen (+50%), Nissan (+61%), Audi (+267%), Mitsubishi (+289%), Peugeot (+356%), Lifan (+359%), Subaru (+600%) and Isuzu (+700%) all post spectacular gains. Over in the models ranking, the Ravon Nexia R3 snaps the top spot for the second time ever after last September, distancing the GAZ Gazelle (+20%), Lada Largus (+93%) and 4×4 (+59%). Still #1 year-to-date, the Toyota Camry drops 33% to #5 this month while the Hyundai Accent (+73%) and UAZ Bukhanka (+44%) also shine in the Top 10. The Lada XRAY (#27) leads recent launches above the Ravon Gentra (#34) and Isuzu D-Max (#40).

Previous month: Kazakhstan October 2017: Lada soars 120% to pole position

One year ago: Kazakhstan November 2016: Toyota up 106%, cements domination

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Kazakhstan October 2017: Lada soars 120% to pole position

The Lada 4×4 is the best-selling nameplate in Kazakhstan in October. 

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you today October data for Kazakhstan, a market up 26.2% year-on-year to 5.042 units, leading to a year-to-date tally up 6.9% to 39.120 registrations. Lada spectacularly reclaims the brands pole position off Toyota for the first time since last February thanks to deliveries more than doubling on October 2016 at +120% to 21.5% share vs. 17.8% YTD. Toyota is down 7% to 15.5% vs. 19.6% so far this year while recently launched Ravon is up 458% on its early career a year ago to maintain itself on the Kazakh podium with a strong 10.8% share, followed closely by Hyundai at 10.1% (+106%). Notice also Nissan up 73%, Kamaz up 77%, Lifan up 30%, Subaru up 600% and Mitsubishi up 175%. Model-wise, the Lada 4×4 is back up 3-fold to a commanding 9.6% share, distancing the last month’s leader the Ravon Nexia R3 (+316%) and the GAZ Gazelle (-16%) while the YTD #1 the Toyota Camry is down 24% to #4. The Lada Largus is up 17-fold (!) to #5, ahead of the Ravon R4, Lada Granta (-29% and Hyundai Accent (+59%) while both the Lada Vesta and Hyundai Tucson post gigantic year-on-year gain to slip inside the Top 10.

Previous month: Kazakhstan September 2017: Ravon R3 Nexia snaps first pole position

One year ago: Kazakhstan October 2016: Toyota now #1 YTD, UAZ Bukhanka up to #4

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Kazakhstan September 2017: Ravon Nexia R3 snaps first pole position

The Ravon Nexia R3 is the best-selling nameplate in Kazakhstan. Picture autoreview.ru

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you today September data for Kazakhstan. Sales continue to recover at +46.7% to 4.925 units, lifting the year-to-date volume into positive territory at +4.7% to 34.099 sales. Toyota keeps the pole position it holds year-to-date but trails the market at +23% to 21.4% share vs. 20.1% so far this year. Lada more than doubles its sales year-on-year but remains below its YTD level at 16.1% vs. 17.3%. Newly launched Ravon is up 12-fold on September 2016, holding onto the third spot, and followed by Hyundai (+62%). In the remainder of the Top 10, only Chevrolet beats the market at +106%. Further down, Subaru (+171%), Mitsubishi (+90%) and Audi (+214%) shine while Lifan remains by far the most popular Chinese carmaker at #13.

Model-wise, the Ravon Nexia R3 is up 12-fold to offer Ravon its very first monthly top spot anywhere in the world, just over a year after launch. It edges past the Toyota Camry (+10%) for just 9 sales with the GAZ Gazelle up 35% to round up the podium. Both the Hyundai Elantra and the Lada 4×4 more than double their volume year-on-year to complete the Top 5, with the Lada Largus up 39-fold to #6 and the Lada Vesta up 138-fold to #10.

Previous month: Kazakhstan August 2017: Ravon R4 up to #2, Lifan up 989%

One year ago: Kazakhstan September 2016: Toyota Camry takes YTD lead

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Kazakhstan August 2017: Ravon R4 up to #2, Lifan up 989%

The Ravon R4 soars to 2nd place overall in Kazakhstan in August. Picture kolesa.kz

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you today August data for Kazakhstan. New vehicle sales in the country are up 29% on a devastated August 2016 score to 4.884 units, lifting the year-to-date total up to just short of positive territory at -0.1% to 29.174 deliveries. Toyota remains the most popular brand in the market, accentuating its domination thanks to a 26% year-on-year surge to 20.1% share and distancing Lada up 5% to 14.7%. Ravon, the replacement brand for Uz-Daewoo, celebrates one year in market by holding onto an excellent third spot for the fourth time in the past six months. Hyundai drops 4% but direct followers Renault and GAZ both soar 51% on August 2016. Notice also Chevrolet up 151%, Nissan up 67%, Lifan up a mammoth 989%, JAC up 65%, Subaru up 211% and Mercedes up 293%.

Lifan Murman – Lifan sales are up 11-fold on August 2016. Picture auto.onliner.by

Model-wise, the Toyota Camry (+19%) is way above the competition just as its main rival for #1, the Lada 4×4, is down 48% to a paltry 7th place this month. The best performance is delivered by the Ravon R4 – a rebadged Chevrolet Cobalt – up 14 spots on July to 5.5% share. The GAZ Gazelle (+55%), Renault Duster (+139%) and Lada Largus (+444%) also post spectacular gains inside the Top 5. Let’s also single out the Toyota Corolla (+167%), Prado (+44%), and Lada Vesta up 62-fold to #11. The Chevrolet Tracker (up 82-fold) and Hyundai Creta (up 72-fold) also shine in the Top 20.

Previous month: Kazakhstan July 2017: Toyota Camry back in pole position

One year ago: Kazakhstan August 2016: Toyota above Lada, Camry leads

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Kazakhstan July 2017: Toyota Camry back in pole position

Toyota Camry Kazakhstan September 2016The Toyota Camry is the most popular vehicle in Kazakhstan in July.

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you today July data for Kazakhstan. This market is now on the mend with sales up 26% year-on-year to 4.270 units, albeit on a very low base. The year-to-date tally remains in negative however, at -5% to a corrected 24.224 total. Toyota surges 57% to retain the top spot with a round 20% market share which is also its YTD share. Lada is up 11% to 18.3%, slightly above its YTD level of 18.1%. Newcomer Ravon is up one spot on June to #3 and 9.7% share, well above the 7% it commands YTD. Chevrolet is up 5-fold to #5, Lexus up 10-fold to #13, Lifan up 12-fold to #14 and Ssangyong up 9-fold to #15. Model-wise, the Toyota Camry (-6%) reclaims the top spot it holds YTD above the valiant Lada 4×4 (+38%) and the Ravon Nexia R3 back up 11 spots on June to #3. Lada also places the Granta at #5, the Largus at #6 and the Vesta at #10, the latter seemingly taking off finally. The Toyota Corolla is up 8 spots on last month to #8 and the Chevrolet Cruze up 13 to #9.

Previous month: Kazakhstan June 2017: Lada 4×4 back on top in market up 16%

One year ago: Kazakhstan July 2016: Toyota Camry outpaces Ladas to snap #1 spot

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Kazakhstan June 2017: Lada 4×4 back on top in market up 16%

The valiant Lada 4×4 is the best-selling nameplate in Kazakhstan in June. 

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you June 2017 data for Kazakhstan. The Kazakh new vehicle market confirms it is on the mend with a 16% year-on-year rise in June to 4.588 registrations. Halfway through 2017 though, the YTD tally remains in negative for now at -9% to 19.951 units. Market leader Toyota (18.8%) is threatened this month by Lada, lurking just four units below at 18.7% share. UAZ is up four spots on May to land on the third step of the podium, knocking Ravon down one rank to #4, Renault is up 3 spots to $5, GAZ down one to #6 and Hyundai down 3 to #4 while Iveco surges up 22 ranks on May, going fro #30 to #8. Chevrolet is up two to #10, Ssangyong up 6 to #17 but Peugeot is down 17 to #30. Model-wise, the Lada 4×4 (aka Niva) reclaims the top spot for the first time since last February with 8.5% of the market, distancing the Toyota Camry, GAZ Gazelle, Lada Granta and Lada Largus.

Previous month: Kazakhstan May 2017: Lada 4×4 teases Toyota Camry for #1, market back up

One year ago: Kazakhstan First Half 2016: Toyota and Renault catch up on Lada

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Kazakhstan May 2017: Lada 4×4 teases Camry for #1, market back up

The Lada 4×4 is only 8 units off the Kazakh pole position this month. 

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you May 2017 data for Kazakhstan, a market back up 10% year-on-year to 3.821 new vehicles but still down 13% year-to-date at 15.588. Toyota remains the most popular carmaker in the country with a strong 21.2% this month vs. 20% year-to-date, distancing Lada at 16.6% vs. 17.6% so far this year. Ravon, the new brand replacing UZ-Daewoo, is back up to third place with 6.7% of the market above Hyundai, GAZ and Kia. Peugeot is up 21 spots on April to #13 vs. #20 YTD. The Toyota Camry continues to dominate the models ranking but this time only 8 units separate it from the #2, the valiant Lada 4×4 aka Niva. The GAZ Gazelle rounds up the podium like it does YTD and the Toyota RAV4 is up two spots on April to #4, also earning the #4 spot YTD. The Ravon R4 (a rebadged Chevrolet Cobalt) is now the brand’s best-seller at #8 (+5 on April) while the Nexia R3 is down 7 ranks to #12. The new generation boosts the Peugeot 301 up 101 spots on last month (!) to #13.

Previous month: Kazakhstan April 2017: Toyota Camry best-seller, Ravon R4 up

One year ago (June): Kazakhstan First Half 2016: Toyota and Renault catch up on Lada

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Kazakhstan April 2017: Toyota Camry best-seller, Ravon R4 up

The Ravon R4 is a rebadged Chevrolet Cobalt.

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, we can share with you April 2017 data for Kazakhstan when just 3.653 new vehicles found a buyer, bringing the year-to-date tally to 11.767. Toyota remains in the lead, improving its market share to 21.5% thanks to 784 registrations, while Lada remains roughly at its year-to-date level at 17.5% vs. 17.9% so far this year. Kia (8.9%) overtakes Ravon (7.4%), the replacement brand for UZ-Daewoo, while Renault is stuck in 5th place. Lexus jumps two spots to #9 and Lifan leads Chinese manufacturers at #14 ahead of JAC at #20. Model-wise, the Toyota Camry remains by far in the lead with 8.7% share, distancing two Ladas: the 4×4 (aka Niva) and Largus. The GAZ Gazelle and Ravon Nexia R3 round up the Top 5 while the Kia Rio and Toyota Land Cruiser 200 leap into the Top 10. The newly launched Ravon R4 – a rebadged Chevrolet Cobalt – is up 78 spots on March to land at #13 and the Hyundai Creta is stable at #15.

Previous month: Kazakhstan March 2017: Toyota and Camry lead, Ravon up

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Kazakhstan March 2017: Toyota and Camry lead, Ravon up

The Ravon Nexia R3 ranks #2 this month in Kazakhstan. 

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Thanks to our partnership with autoconsulting.kz, official data for the Kazakh new car market is now available for March. No good news this month: sales are down a further 21.5% year-on-year to just 2.805 units, pulling the year-to-date tally down 23% to 8.114. Evolving completely against the grain, Toyota gains 48% to reclaim the brands lead both in March with 23.1% share and year-to-date at 18.6% despite a 16% drop. Lada (-39%) comes second both in March at 17.1% share and year-to-date at 18% (-21%). New brand Ravon – the replacement for Uz-Daewoo – climbs two spots on February to brilliantly land on the third step of the podium with 6.9% share. Despite the overall gloom, there are a few additional brands in positive territory this month, including Chevrolet (+50%), Lexus (+80%), Lifan (+644%), BMW (+900%), JAC (+155%), Ford (+73%) and Mercedes (+167%) all fitting within the Top 20.

Model-wise, the Toyota Camry is back in the lead with just under 10% market share, but over the First Quarter the Lada 4×4 still reigns at 7.4% share vs. 7% for the Camry. The Ravon Nexia R3 (a rebadged Chevrolet Aveo) is up three spots on last month to rank #2 above the Toyota RAV4, Lada 4×4 and GAZ Gazelle. Further down, notice the Hyundai Tucson up 23 ranks on February to #8, the Toyota Corolla up 19 to #11 and the Lada Vesta up 97 to #16.

Previous month: Kazakhstan February 2017: Lada 4×4 holds on tight

One year ago: Kazakhstan March 2016: Lada implodes (-80%) in market down 58%

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