The Kia Rio X is the best-selling recent launch in Ukraine.
New car sales in Ukraine jump up 24.4% year-on-year in September to 9.438 units, leading to a year-to-date tally up 26.6% to 76.099. Toyota (+12.8%) trails the market but is back to the top spot it holds year-to-date at 16.2% share vs. 15% so far this year. Renault (+26.6%) is down to #2 while Kia (+117.6%) surges year-on-year but remains in third place ahead of Volkswagen (-34.6%) and Nissan (+0.9%). Mitsubishi (+173.9%), Chery (+134.1%) and Mercedes (+57.8%) also shine in the remainder of the Top 10. Further down, Opel (+297.1%), Subaru (+237.5%) and Lada (+219%) make themselves noticed. BAW and Changan make their first appearance in the Ukrainian brands charts.
Over in the models ranking, the Kia Sportage (+97.5%) almost doubles its sales year-on-year to reach 8.3% share vs. 6.2% so far this year. It still ranks #2 year-to-date below the Toyota RAV4 (-2%) but the gap between the two nameplates has reduced dramatically to just 18 sales. The Renault Duster (+32.6%) completes a podium 100% SUV as it is also the case year-to-date, with the Renault Sandero (+101.1%) and Toyota Prado (+7.6%) in tow. The Toyota Camry (+95.6%) and Mitsubishi Outlander (+490.5%) also sport fantastic gains in the remainder of the Top 10 whereas the Renault Logan (-37.2%), VW Touareg (-26.2%) and Nissan Qashqai (-7%) all falter.
Full September 2021 Top 50 All-brands and Top 245 All-models below.