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Kazakhstan Full Year 2013: Lada Priora tops world’s fastest growing market

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* See the Top 25 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Thanks Irina *

In 2013, Kazakhstan is officially the fastest-growing new car market in the world, gaining 74% on 2012 to an all-time record 165,710 registrations. The Top 3 best-sellers are unchanged vs. 2012: the Lada Priora holds onto its throne thanks to sales up 70% to 20,358 and 12.3% share, the Lada Samara is less lucky: up ‘just’ 20% to 13,830 units and 8.3% while the Uz-Daewoo Nexia performs better than the market in spite of its old age, up 79% to 10,665 sales and 6.5%. The Lada Granta follows just below, up 89% to 9,880 units while the Lada 4×4 is down one spot to #5 in spite of sales up 67%, making it 4 Ladas in the Kazakh Top 5!

Lada Largus Kazakhstan 2013. Picture courtesy of zr.ruThe Lada Largus lands directly at #9 in Kazakhstan for its first year in market.

The Hyundai Accent almost doubles its 2012 score to 8,108 sales (+92%), the Kia Rio is up a splendid 10 spots and 224% to #8, the Lada Largus lands directly inside the Kazakh Top 10 for its very first year in market thanks to 3,489 units sold for a 2.1% market share, the Chevrolet Cruze is up 86% to also break into the Top 10 for the first time at #10, the Renault Duster is up 9-fold from one year to another, going from 307 sales and #47 to 2,754 and #13, the Nissan Qashqai is up 150% to #14, VW Polo up 265% to #19, the new generation Kia Cerato lands at #21, the Kia Sportage is up 231% to #24 and the Skoda Rapid makes its very first appearance in the annual Kazakh ranking at #26, even breaking into the monthly Top 10 in November.

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Full Year 2013 Top 25 models Ranking Table below.

Kazakhstan Full Year 2013:

PosModel2013%/122012%2012
1Lada Priora20,35812.3%70%11,99412.6%1
2Lada Samara13,8308.3%20%11,50312.1%2
3UZ-Daewoo Nexia10,6656.4%79%5,9696.3%3
4Lada Granta9,8806.0%87%5,2835.5%5
5Lada 4×48,8615.3%67%5,3205.6%4
6Hyundai Accent8,1084.9%92%4,2244.4%7
7GAZ Gazelle6,0353.6%25%4,8395.1%6
8Kia Rio3,7652.3%224%1,1611.2%18
9Lada Largus3,4892.1%new10.0%123
10Chevrolet Cruze3,3862.0%86%1,8161.9%12
11UAZ Bukhanka3,1601.9%28%2,4672.6%8
12Toyota Camry2,9611.8%37%2,1682.3%9
13Renault Duster2,7541.7%797%3070.3%47
14Nissan Qashqai2,7321.6%150%1,0941.1%20
15UZ-Daewoo Matiz2,7061.6%47%1,8351.9%11
16Chevrolet Niva2,5791.6%105%1,2561.3%15
17ZAZ Chance2,5161.5%31%1,9192.0%10
18Toyota Land Cruiser Prado2,0731.3%42%1,4621.5%13
19VW Polo2,0191.2%265%5530.6%33
20Toyota Land Cruiser 2001,9881.2%41%1,4121.5%14
21Kia Cerato1,9171.2%new00.0% –
22Nissan Juke1,9121.2%56%1,2281.3%17
23SsangYong Kyron1,9111.2%71%1,1191.2%19
24Kia Sportage1,7671.1%231%5340.6%34
25Toyota Corolla1,7581.1%42%1,2341.3%16
26Skoda Rapid1,7441.1%new00.0% –
27Hyundai Elantra1,6001.0%187%5570.6%32

Source: AKAB, many thanks to Irina for sharing the data!

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