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After the Top 25 models and Top 53 All-brands, as is the tradition on BSCB we now delve into the full detail of Russian models sales for April. The addition of LCV nameplates see the GAZ Gazelle drop one spot on March to #6 overall with 3.6% share, well above its year-to-date level of 3% (#7) while the UAZ Commercial aka Bukhanka is up 6 spots on March and YTD to #19. The SUV segment is the only one resisting the current Russian sales crisis, with the Toyota RAV4 (#8), Kia Sportage (#20), Hyundai Tucson (#24) and Toyota Pado (#27) all ranking particularly high this month.
Premium SUVs are faring even better: Lexus sees sales of its RX (#37), NX (#39) and LX (#59) SUVs reach new heights, while Mercedes has the GLE at #42, the GLC at #63 and the GLS up 33 spots on March to #64. The Chinese best-seller remains the Lifan X60 (#48) above the Lifan X50 (#53) selling 467 units in Russia this month vs. 537 at home in China…
One year ago: Russia April 2015: Datsun fades in market down 41%
Full April 2016 Top 275 All-models Ranking below.