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Ukraine Full Year 2017: Sportage and Duster top market up 25%

The Kia Sportage repeats atop the Ukrainian models charts in 2017. 

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Obliterated by the impact of the Crimean crisis – down 54% in 2014 and 52% in 2015 – new car sales in Ukraine recovered in 2016 at +41% and continue to rally back up in 2017 at +25.3% to 82.330 units, the largest annual volume since 2014 with December 2017 (9.179) the best month outright since March 2014 (10.964) – see below for the monthly detail. Toyota remains the favourite carmaker in Ukraine, following the market at +26% to 11.8% share ahead of Renault (+36%), Volkswagen (+30%), Skoda (+37%) and Kia (+34%) all outpacing the market and camping on their 2016 rankings.

Ukraine monthly sales 2013-2017

Hyundai (+28%) is up two spots above Nissan (+26%), both manufacturers overtaking Ford (-2%) one of only two brands in decline in the Top 15 alongside BMW (-8%). In contrast, newly launched Ravon (+731%), Chery (+143%), Seat (+131%), Infiniti (+105%), Mitsubishi (+103%), Audi (+69%), Fiat (+77%), Peugeot (+49%), Citroen (+48%) and Suzuki (+41%) all post outstanding results. Among smaller brands, Alfa Romeo (+233%), Maserati (+200%), Bentley (+190%) and Acura (+141%) shine, whereas big drops include Lada (-49%), Ssangyong (-47%), Geely (-40%), ZAZ (-38%), UAZ (-35%) and Chevrolet (-32%).

The Renault Duster is up 47% to 2nd place overall.

Over in the models ranking, the Kia Sportage manages a second consecutive year on top, beating the market at +36% to 4.5% share with the Renault Duster (+47%) making it two SUVs atop the models charts for the very first time. The Renault Logan (+35%) is knocked down to third place above the Toyota RAV4 (+47%) passing the Skoda Octavia (+34%). Excellent performance of the Hyundai Tucson up 64% and 6 spots to #6 while the Nissan Qashqai (+44%) makes it five SUVs in the Ukrainian Top 10 for 2017.

The Hyundai Tucson is up to #6 in Ukraine in 2017. 

The Ravon R2 ends its first full year of sales at #9, while the VW Golf is up 6-fold to #12, the VW Tiguan up 225% to #17, the Mitsubishi Outlander up 226% to #20 and the Audi A3 up 16-fold (!) to #27. The Ravon R4 (#38) is the best-selling all-new launch for 2017 ahead of the Skoda Kodiaq (#45) and Kia Niro (#86). The Chery Tiggo (+169%) is the best-selling Chinese nameplate in Ukraine this year at #42, distancing the Geely Emgrand 7 (+77%), Great Wall Haval M4 (+118%) and Great Wall Voleex C30 (+35%).

Previous month: Ukraine November 2017: Kia Sportage #1, Mazda CX-5 up to #5

Previous year: Ukraine Full Year 2016: Kia Sportage takes the lead in recovering market (+41%)

Two years ago: Ukraine Full Year 2015: Renault Logan triumphs, market down 52%

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Ukraine November 2017: Kia Sportage #1, Mazda CX-5 up to #5

The Mazda CX-5 is up 139% to 5th place in Ukraine in November.

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The Ukrainian new car market marks a pause in its recovery in November with sales down 0.7% year-on-year to 7.677 units, but the year-to-date volume remains a frank improvement on the same period in 2016 with deliveries up 26.1% and up 78% on 2015 but down 18.3% on 2014 and down 62.8% on 2013. Toyota is once again the most popular carmaker in the country and the only one above 10% share at 10.9%, distancing Renault (9.8%) while Skoda (7.9%) outsells Volkswagen (7.7%) unlike year-to-date. Audi is up to #7, Ravon up to #12, Volvo up to #20 and Honda up to #24. Model-wise, after a freak October charts, the Kia Sportage reclaims the pole position it holds year-to-date, ahead of the Toyota RAV4 (+72%), Renault Duster (making the November podium 100% SUV) and Skoda Octavia (both up 7%). The Renault Logan, #2 YTD is down 14% to #6 this month all the while the Mazda CX-5 shoots up 139% to 5th place. Notice also the Ravon R2 up 80% to #7, the Audi A3 up 26-fold to #10 and the Mercedes GLE up 64% to #12.

Ukraine monthly evolution 2013-2017:

UKRJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov
201311,98913,59122,56526,11515,09114,88717,98422,19520,33316,08115,444
201411,87515,21510,9647,7545,6756,2096,8186,4025,7885,8916,802
20152,5972,9242,2593,0572,9943,3725,3443,4644,3765,5965,144
20163,1834,2014,9025,6974,4474,7815,5485,6295,7716,0737,728
20174,8224,8567,2786,4456,5926,8846,4256,5987,8407,6527,677

Previous month: Ukraine October 2017: VW Golf and Audi A3 surprise leaders, market up 36%

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Ukraine October 2017: VW Golf & Audi A3 surprise leaders, market up 36%

The A3 helps lift Audi sales in Ukraine up 249% in October. 

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September sales are up 35.9% to 7.840 (the largest monthly volume since March 2014) and October is up 26% to 7.652 to lead to an Ukrainian year-to-date tally up 30.3% to 65.474 units. This is 82% above the same period in 2015 but 21% down on 2014 and 64% down on 2013. Brand leader Toyota evolves like the market at +26% in Ocrtover to 12.8% share, distancing Volkswagen up 174% to 10.4%, Renault down 13% to 8.7% and Skoda up 23% to 6.9%. Audi soars a monumental 249% to 6.3% share this month vs. 3.2% year-to-date, new brand Ravon is up 265%, Mazda up 46%, Peugeot up 83%, Citroen up 52%, Chery up 475%, Subaru up 96%, Honda up 55% and Fiat up 182%. Among smaller brands, Infiniti is up 277%, Geely up 147% and Seat up 144%.

First 10 months comparison – Ukraine 2013/2017:

UKRJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOct
201311,98913,59122,56526,11515,09114,88717,98422,19520,33316,081
201411,87515,21510,9647,7545,6756,2096,8186,4025,7885,891
20152,5972,9242,2593,0572,9943,3725,3443,4644,3765,596
20163,1834,2014,9025,6974,4474,7815,5485,6295,7716,073
20174,8224,8567,2786,4456,5926,8846,4256,5987,8407,652

The VW Golf is the best-selling nameplate in Ukraine this month. 

Over in the models ranking, the VW Golf soars to pole position with 5.6% share vs. 1.4% year-to-date while the Audi A3 does even better in 2nd place at 4.4% vs. 0.8% so far in 2017. In fact, the Golf sells 47% of its YTD volume in October and the A3 sells 62% of its 2017 total so far just this month and 31% in September… The Toyota RAV4 holds strong in third place vs. #4 in 2017 ahead of the Toyota Camry and Skoda Octavia. The Renault Logan, #2 year-to-date, is down to #7 while the 2017 leader the Kia Sportage is down to #8 but remains by far in the lead thanks to deliveries up 51%. Notice also the Skoda Rapid up to #11, the Hyundai Accent up to #15 and the Ford Kuga up to #22. The Ravon R4 (#29) tops recent launches above the Skoda Kodiaq (#35) and Toyota C-HR (#41).

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Ukraine August 2017: RAV4 and Duster catch up on Sportage

The Toyota RAV4 is up 88% year-on-year in Ukraine in August. 

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The Ukrainian new car market is up 17.2% year-on-year in August to 6.598 registrations, returning the sales level to 2014 (6.402) and 90% above the August 2015 figure. Year-to-date, new car sales in Ukraine are up a round 30% on 2016 to 49.900 units, up 92% on 2015 but down 30% on 2014 and down 65% on 2013.

First 8 months comparison – Ukraine 2013/2017:

UKRJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAug
201311,98913,59122,56526,11515,09114,88717,98422,195
201411,87515,21510,9647,7545,6756,2096,8186,402
20152,5972,9242,2593,0572,9943,3725,3443,464
20163,1834,2014,9025,6974,4474,7815,5485,629
20174,8224,8567,2786,4456,5926,8846,4256,598

VW Tiguan sales are up 14-fold on August 2016 in Ukraine thanks to the new model.

In the brands ranking, the podium frankly outpaces the market with both Toyota and Renault up 28% while Volkswagen is up 27% and overtakes Kia to land in third place year-to-date also. In fact, the Top 8 brands for August exactly replicate the YTD order, with Skoda delivering the largest gain in the Top 10 at +73% followed by Nissan up 46%. Ford, down a harsh 42% on August 2016, is the only carmaker in the Top 12 to lose ground. Notice also Honda (+70%), Mitsubishi (+81%), Citroen (+86%), Porsche (+105%), Great Wall (+129%), Chery (+133%), Infiniti (+156%) and Seat (+282%) all posting spectacular year-on-year gains.

Chery sales are up 133% this month in Ukraine.

Model-wise, the Kia Sportage resist on top but sees its sales only advance by a meagre 1% year-on-year. Ion contrast, the Toyota RAV4 surges 88% and the Renault Duster soars 95% on the podium. The Skoda Octavia (+78%) at #5, the VW Tiguan up 14-fold on August 2016 at #7 and the Mazda CX-5 up 94% to #8 also impress inside the Top 10 where the Ravon R2 breaks into at #9. The SUV wave is totally engulfing the Ukrainian market with the Nissan Qashqai (+91%), Juke (+162%), Toyota Prado (+110%), Mitsubishi Outlander (+178%), Peugeot 3008 (+590%), Chery Tiggo (+170%) and Lexus RX (+64%) signing some of the largest gains inside the Top 50

Previous month: Ukraine July 2017: Kia Sportage cements domination in market up 32% YTD

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Ukraine July 2017: Sportage cements domination in market up 32% YTD

The Kia Sportage is the best-selling vehicle in Ukraine both in July and YTD. 

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The Ukrainian new car market is back on BSCB, confirming it is on the mend with July sales up a solid 16% year-on-year to 6.425 registrations. This leads to a year-to-date total up a reassuring 32% to 43.302 units. This score is up 95% on the same period in 2015 but down 33% on 2014 and down 65% on 2013. See the Ukraine market evolution for the first 7 months of the year 2013 below.

Ukraine market evolution 2013-2017:

UKRJanFebMarAprMayJunJul
201311,98913,59122,56526,11515,09114,88717,984
201411,87515,21510,9647,7545,6756,2096,818
20152,5972,9242,2593,0572,9943,3725,344
20163,1834,2014,9025,6974,4474,7815,548
20174,8224,8567,2786,4456,5926,8846,425

Renault Duster sales are up 91% in Ukraine in July. Picture infocar.ua

In the brands ranking, Toyota confirms it is now the preferred manufacturer in Ukraine, up 30% in July to 11.3% share, distancing Renault up 55% to 10.1%. Skoda (+37%) and Kia (+51%) follow while Volkswagen freefalls 40% to #5 but ranks 4th year-to-date. Nissan (+41%) and Mazda (+52%) also impress inside the Top 10 while Ford (-26%) is in difficulty. Below, Audi (+34%), Suzuki (+38%), Mitsubishi (+63%), Fiat (+120%), Honda (+122%), Porsche (+143%) Seat (+200%), Infiniti (+200%) and Chery (+218%) post the largest year-on-year gains in the Top 30 for the month. Ravon, replacing UZ-Daewoo, lands at #13 and places the R2 at #14 in July while the R4 ranks 25th.

The Mazda CX-5 is up 95% to 6th place thanks to the new model. Picture motormania.com.ua 

Model-wise, the Kia Sportage cements the overall leadership it snapped last year, even widening the gap with its followers by gaining 70% in July and 88% year-to-date. The Skoda Octavia (+28%) lands 2nd in July but ranks 3rd so far in 2017 below the Renault Logan (+47%), down to #4 this month. The Renault Duster shoots up 91% to #3 in July just as the 2nd generation is about to be unveiled. Other great performers in the July Top 10 include the VW Polo (+67%), Hyundai Tucson (+71%), Mazda CX-5 (+95%) and Nissan Qashqai (+127%). Outside, notice the Skoda Rapid up 83%, the Nissan X-Trail up 94% and the Suzuki SX4 up 328%: the largest July year-on-year gains in Ukraine are almost monopolised by SUVs. Below the two Ravon mentioned above, the Skoda Kodiaq is the best-selling newcomer in July at #32, distancing the Toyota C-HR (#44), Hyundai Creta (#54) and Kia Niro (#110). The Chery Tiggo (#27) is the only Chinese nameplate in the Top 100.

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Ukraine Full Year 2016: Kia Sportage takes the lead in recovering market

The Kia Sportage is the best-selling vehicle in Ukraine in 2016.

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Hit full frontal by the impact of the Crimean crisis, the Ukrainian new car marker tumbled down 54% in 2014 and another 52% in 2015. The haemorrhage has stopped in 2016 with deliveries back up 41% to 65.731. The five best-selling brands frankly beat the market this year, led by Toyota up 56% to remain #1, Renault up 52%, Volkswagen up 118%, Skoda up 91% and Kia up 98%. Reversely, Ford (+38%), Nissan (+30%) and Hyundai (+33%) lose share while homegrown ZAZ drops 4% from #3 to #10. Luxury brands are having the time of their life: BMW surges 70% to break into the Top 10 at #9, Mercedes does even better at +102% to #1, Audi is up 74% to #14, Lexus up 141%, Volvo up 83% and Jaguar up 248%. Notice also Lada up 53%, Seat up 142%, Opel up 149% and MG up 537%. The big disappointment this year comes from Chinese Geely, going from #2 in 2014 to #12 in 2015 and now down an abysmal 71% to #24.

The VW Jetta leaps from #145 last year to #6 in Ukraine. 

The models ranking is turned upside down in Ukraine this year. Snapping the pole position for the first time is the Kia Sportage with sales up 3-fold on 2015 thanks to the new generation at 2.736, knocking last year’s leader, the Renault Logan, to #2. The Renault Duster (+119%) rounds up the podium ahead of the Skoda Octavia (+123%), Toyota RAV4 (+149%) and the VW Jetta up an incredible 32-fold on a year ago, going from 59 sales and #145 to 1.895 and 6th… The Toyota Corolla (+82%), Ford Fiesta (+87%) and VW Polo (+158%) also frankly beat the market inside eh Top 10. Uncontested leader at home no later than in 2014, the ZAZ Sens crumbles down 9 spots to #11 this year while its twin the Lanos is down 32 to #36. The Hyundai Tucson surges to #12 for its first full year of sales, the Lada 4×4 (aka Niva) is up 6 ranks to #13, the Suzuki Vitara up 228% to #16 and the Mercedes GLE up 312% to #17. The Mercedes GLS (#49), Renault Captur (#50), Ravon R2 (#65) and Renault Kadjar (#110) are the most popular all-new nameplates for 2016.

The Mercedes GLS is the best-selling all-new nameplate for 2016. 

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Ukraine 9 months 2016: Kia Sportage takes the lead

Kia Sportage Ukraine September 2016. Picture courtesy zavodi.uaThe Kia Sportage is now the best-selling vehicle in Ukraine so far in 2016. 

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The Ukrainian new car market has now bottomed out: July sals are up 4% year-on-year to 5.548, August up 63% to 5.629 and September up 32% to 5.771, a level equivalent to September 2014 (5.788). Year-to-date, new car sales in Ukraine now add up to 44.145 units, a 45% gain on the same period in 2015 but still down 42% on 2014 and 73% on 2013. The Top 5 best-selling carmakers all beat the market in 2016: Toyota (+55%) and Renault (+53%) lead the way above Volkswagen (+145%), Kia (+96%) and Skoda (+85%). Notice also BMW (+108%), Mercedes (+145%), Lada (+119%), Lexus (+151%), Volvo (+130%), Opel (+132%) and Jaguar (+256%) all more than doubling their sales year-on-year, whereas local brand ZAZ is down 2% to 10th overall.

First 9 months comparison – Ukraine 2013/2016:

UKRJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSep
201311,98913,59122,56526,11515,09114,88717,98422,19520,333
201411,87515,21510,9647,7545,6756,2096,8186,4025,788
20152,5972,9242,2593,0572,9943,3725,3443,4644,376
20163,1834,2014,9025,6974,4474,7815,5485,6295,771

vw-jetta-ukraine-september-2016The VW Jetta was the best-seller in Ukraine in July and now ranks #2 year-to-date. 

Model-wise, the Kia Sportage snaps the year-to-date pole position off the Renault Logan with 1.762 sales and 4% while the VW Jetta soars to 2nd place thanks to a mammoth July score (609 units), knocking the Logan down to #3. The Toyota RAV4 and Corolla round up the Top 5, with the Renault Duster, Lada 4×4 (aka Niva), BMW X5 and Suzuki Vitara the other SUVs in the Top 15. The Hyundai Tucson (#16), Mercedes GLE (#17), Audi Q7 (#24), Lexus RX (#38) and Mercedes GLS (#49) also shine.

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Ukraine First Half 2016: Logan and Sportage top recovering market

Renault Logan Ukraine October 2015. Picture couertesy autocentre.uaThe Renault Logan is the best-selling vehicle in Ukraine so far in 2016. Picture autocentre.ua

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The Ukrainian new car market confirms it is on the mend over the First Half of 2016 with deliveries up 58% to 27.211 units. This is however still way below the corresponding periods in 2014 (57.692) and 2013 (104.238) – see monthly detail for the past four years below. It is unclear whether new car sales in the contested Crimea region are accounted for in official Ukrainian statistics.

UKRJanFebMarAprMayJun
201311,98913,59122,56526,11515,09114,887
201411,87515,21510,9647,7545,6756,209
20152,5972,9242,2593,0572,9943,372
20163,1834,2014,9025,6974,4474,781

Toyota remains the most popular carmaker, outpacing the market with sales up 83% to 3.114 and 11.4% share ahead of Renault (+77%), Volkswagen (+129%), Skoda (+102%), Kia (+111%) and BMW (+154%) all drastically improving their market share. In contrast, Nissan (+23%), Hyundai (+30%), Mazda (+20%) and local manufacturer ZAZ (+10%) all underperform. Notice also Mercedes (+163%), Lada (+126%), Audi (+115%), Lexus (+213%) and Volvo (+281%) taking off, highlighting the particularly good health of premium brands in Ukraine.

Kia Sportage Ukraine June 2016. Picture courtesy zavodi.uaKia Sportage. Picture zavodi.ua 

Model-wise, after slipping to #2 for just 4 sales over Q1, the Renault Logan reclaims the pole position it held over the Full Year 2015 thanks to 978 sales, but the Kia Sportage is catching up fast in 2nd place thanks to a market-leading 2nd Quarter adding up to 972 units in 6 months. It ranked #7 in 2015. The Toyota RAV4 rounds out the podium, knocking the Corolla out of it while the VW Jetta suddenly shoots up to #5 when it only ranked #1981 in Q1 and #145 over FY15. Lastly, let’s salute the outstanding performance of the BMW X5 at #11.

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Ukraine Q1 2016: Lada 4×4 shoots up to #1 in market up 58% on ’15 but down 68% on ’14 (BSCB Exclusive)

Lada 4x4 Urban Ukraine March 2016. Picture courtesy zr.ruThe Lada 4×4 is the best-selling nameplate in Ukraine so far in 2016.

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It would appear that the Ukrainian new passenger car market, brought to a standstill by the Crimean crisis, has now bottomed up. January sales are up 22% to 3.183, February up 44% and March up 117%, leading to first Quarter volumes up 58% to 12.286. Before rushing to the champagne glasses, let’s point out this result roughly corresponds to January 2014 sales (11.875) and represents a 68% drop on the same period in 2014 – see below for more detail. Toyota leads the brands ranking with 10.2% share, edging past Renault (9.8%) in March with Nissan (6.7%) and Volkswagen (5.6%) following. Russian make Lada returns to the top of the charts at #5 with 5.4% share vs. #16 over FY15 while reversely, homegrown ZAZ plunges from #3 and 6.2% share in FY15 to #13 and 3.6% in Q1 of this year.

UKRJanFebMarAprMayJun
201311,98913,59122,56526,11515,09114,887
201411,87515,21510,9647,7545,6756,209
20152,5972,9242,2593,0572,9943,372
20163,1834,2014,902

Toyota RAV4 Ukraine March 2016. Picture courtesy caranddriver.comToyota is the #1 manufacturer in Ukraine and the RAV4 was #1 in January. 

The models ranking is reshuffled by what could be described as a “Back to basics” trend that potentially has its roots in military equipment. The Lada 4×4 (aka Niva) leads by just two units with 418 sales, knocking 2015’s leader, the Renault Logan, down to #2 even though it hasn’t ranked #1 in any month so far. The Toyota RAV4 led sales charts in January and the Toyota Corolla did so in February and March: they respectively rank 3rd and 4th year-to-date. It is unclear whether new car sales in Russia-occupied parts of Ukraine are accounted for in official Ukrainian statistics. Other improving nameplates include the Renault Duster up to #5, the Nissan X-Trail up to #9, Mercedes GLE up to a fantastic 11th place, Suzuki Vitara up to #12, Audi Q7 up to #19 and Hyundai Tucson up to #20.

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Ukraine Full Year 2015: Renault Logan triumphs, market down 52%

Renault Logan Ukraine 2015. Picture courtesy autocentre.uaThe Renault Logan is the best-selling car in Ukraine in 2015. 

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Brought to a standstill by the Crimean crisis, the Ukrainian new car market falls further into oblivion in 2015 at -52% to just 46.546 registrations, less than the sales lodged during the last Quarter of 2013 (48.572)… Toyota evolves exactly like the market (-52%) to remain the most popular manufacturer in the country at 10.5% share, while Renault leaps four spots on 2014 to land in 2nd place thanks to sales down just 20% to 4.215 for a 9.1% share vs. 5.4% a year ago. ZAZ (-64%) stays in third position above Nissan (-44%) and Ford (-42%) while Hyundai (-54%) and Volkswagen (-58%) both drop two spots to #6 and #7 respectively. #2 overall last year, Chinese carmaker Geely implodes in 2015 at -83% to crumble to a paltry 12th place.

UKRJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
201311,98913,59122,56526,11515,09114,88717,98422,19520,33316,08115,44417,047
201411,87515,21510,9647,7545,6756,2096,8186,4025,7885,8916,8027,629
20152,5972,9242,2593,0572,9943,3725,3443,4644,3765,5965,1445,419

BMW X5 Ukraine July 2015. Picture courtesy bit.uaBMW sales are up 43% in Ukraine this year…

BMW delivers by very far the best performance of any manufacturer in Ukraine in 2015 with sales up an incredible 43% to go from #24 and 1.3% share in 2014 to #11 and 3.9% this year. Notice also Mazda (-7%), Chevrolet (-7%), Suzuki (-10%) and Volvo (+17%) all going against the grain. On the other side of the scale, Lada (-60%), Mitsubishi (-64%), SsangYong (-71%) and Daewoo (-81%) all but disappear.

Mazda CX-5 Ukraine 2015The Mazda CX-5 ranks 5th in Ukraine this year. 

Model-wise, the Renault Logan is up two spots to end two consecutive years of ZAZ Sens domination thanks to sales down just 34% to 1.639 vs. 1.147 (-63%) for the Sens. The Toyota Camry is up 12 ranks to land in third place with 1.125 units, edging past the ZAZ Lanos (-44%) at 1.124. The Mazda CX-5 is another excellent performer with sales actually up 5% to surge from #24 a year ago to #5 in 2015. The Renault Duster is up 55% to #8, the BMW X5 up 92% to #9, the Renault Sandero up 17 spots to #11 and the Ford Kuga up 19 to #15.

Chery Tiggo Ukraine 2015. Picture courtesy olx.uaThe Chery Tiggo is the most popular Chinese nameplate in Ukraine.

The Chery Tiggo (-7%) is the best-selling Chinse nameplate at #25 above the Geely Emgrand 7 down a devastating 86% and going from #2 overall in 2014 to #31 this year. The Suzuki Vitara is the best-selling newcomer, landing at #41, above the Mercedes GLE (#62).

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