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Belarus Q3 2017: VW Polo holds lead, Hyundai up 151%

The VW Polo remains the best-selling nameplate in Belarus. 

* See the Top 30 All-brands and Top 30 models by clicking on the title *

New car sales are up a whopping 32% year-on-year over the third quarter of 2017 to 8.835 units, lifting the year-to-date tally up 20% to 22.426 registrations. The Top 5 brands are in the same order as YTD, with Renault by far in the lead but trailing market growth at +24%, ahead of Volkswagen (+36%), Lada (+94%), Skoda (+14%) and Nissan (+43%). Hyundai surges 151% to #6, GAZ is up 59% but down to #8, while Mitsubishi (+50%), Mazda (+54%), Ford (+55%), BMW (+148%) and Chery (+165%) outpace the market inside the Top 20. Geely falls back to #20 but at #14 YTD remains the most popular Chinese brand in the country. Dongfeng, Changan and Haval all have sold less than 10 units this year so far.

The Renault Sandero holds 10% of the Belarusian market this year. Picture autogrodno.by

In the models ranking, the VW Polo stays in the lead, improving its market share to an imposing 12.2%, while the Renault Sandero is up to 10.9% over the period (91% Stepway) and a round 10% YTD. Once again, Renault places no less than four nameplates in the Top 5 but in a different order this time: the Logan jumps up to #3 with 8.3% share vs. 6.6% YTD, ahead of the Kaptur already plateauing at 4.9% vs. 5.9% so far this year and the Duster freefalling to 4.8% vs. 8% YTD. The GAZ Next overtakes its sibling the Gazelle to #10, the Nissan Almera is up to #11 vs. #18 YTD, the Lada Granta is up to #14 and the Skoda Octavia up to #19.

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Full Q3 2017 Top 30 All-brands and Top 30 models below.

Belarus Q3 2017 – brands:

PosBrandQ3 2017%/169m 2017%/16PosFY16
1Renault2,69830.5%24%7,20032.1%25%11
2Volkswagen1,56717.7%36%3,72016.6%16%22
3Lada98711.2%94%2,33110.4%45%33
4Skoda5266.0%14%1,3055.8%-9%44
5Nissan5205.9%43%1,2745.7%-1%55
6Hyundai4274.8%151%1,0184.5%112%79
7Kia3924.4%0%1,0494.7%38%68
8GAZ3554.0%59%9154.1%21%87
9Toyota2322.6%-24%5712.5%-39%96
10Ford1711.9%55%4191.9%27%1011
11BMW1591.8%148%3821.7%211%1116
12Mazda1281.4%54%2761.2%55%1215
13Audi1031.2%-35%2751.2%-35%1310
14Chery820.9%165%1330.6%15%1921
15Chevrolet760.9%90%1820.8%53%1713
16Peugeot630.7%-26%2351.0%-8%1512
17Mitsubishi630.7%50%1180.5%-34%2117
18Citroen500.6%2%1310.6%0%2019
19Mercedes460.5%-15%1890.8%-4%1614
20Geely450.5%new2421.1%new14 –
21Land Rover430.5%-16%1440.6%-3%1818
22Volvo310.4%-26%940.4%-30%2220
23Subaru210.2%-22%560.2%-19%2322
24Suzuki170.2%13%480.2%220%2425
25Porsche90.1%-40%360.2%16%2523
26Dongfeng80.1%-20%230.1%130%2726
27Jaguar70.1%-22%280.1%33%2624
28Changan40.0%new50.0%new30 –
29Haval20.0%new160.1%new2829
30Mini20.0%100%100.0%150%2928
31Genesis10.0%new10.0%new31 –

Belarus Q3 2017 – models:

Note: This ranking features the Top 29 models YTD ordered following Q3 2017 sales and may therefore not be 100% accurate.

PosModelQ3 2017%9m 2017%PosFY16
1VW Polo1,08012.2%2,63411.7%11
2Renault Sandero96010.9%2,23310.0%22
3Renault Logan7318.3%1,4766.6%44
4Renault Kaptur4304.9%1,3295.9%59
5Renault Duster4204.8%1,8018.0%33
6Skoda Rapid3834.3%9124.1%65
7Kia Sportage3133.5%7563.4%711
8Lada Largus2803.2%6022.7%86
9Hyundai Creta2302.6%5502.5%926
10GAZ Next1752.0%4101.8%1219
11Nissan Almera1711.9%3431.5%1817
12Hyundai Accent1681.9%4191.9%1110
13GAZ Gazelle1611.8%4392.0%107
14Lada Granta1551.8%3551.6%1618
15VW Tiguan1521.7%3541.6%1722
16Lada Vesta1501.7%3591.6%1421
17Lada Niva1281.4%3721.7%1315
18VW Jetta1141.3%3211.4%1916
19Skoda Octavia1131.3%2891.3%2113
20Nissan Qashqai1091.2%3551.6%1514
21Nissan X-Trail1081.2%2941.3%2020
22Renault Master941.1%2791.2%2225
23Lada XRAY941.1%2431.1%24 –
24Toyota RAV4941.1%2301.0%258
25VW T5901.0%1520.7%29 –
26Nissan Terrano830.9%1870.8%2627
27Lada Largus MPV750.8%1700.8%27n/a
28Kia Rio480.5%2611.2%2312
29Geely Emgrand X7250.3%1650.7%28 –

Source: auto-baa.by

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