Kazakh Car Dealers Reveal Most Popular Brands
Russian Lada cars are still the most popular brand in Kazakhstan, Kazakh Union of Automobile Industry Enterprises said in a message.
In February 2017 official dealers in the country sold 467 Lada cars.
Japanese Toyota was the second best seller in Kazakhstan with 465 cars sold in the reporting month. French Renault with 238 sold cars got the third place.
The TOP-10 of the most popular brands also includes Ravon (159 cars sold in February), Hyundai (154 cars), Volkswagen (152 cars), GAZ (150 cars), KIA (136 cars), Nissan (91 cars) and UAZ (87 cars).
In total, official dealers sold 2,567 cars in February, which is 12.2 percent more than in January 2017 and 26.1 percent less compared to February 2016.
New car sales in monetary terms hit $62.3 million. It is 22.9 percent more than in February 2016 and 20.8 percent more than in January 2017.
As much as 1,878 cars were sold in February or 73 percent of all sales were imported from abroad, 689 cars or 27 percent of sold cars were assembled in Kazakhstan.
In January- February 2017 official dealers sold 4,855 cars in Kazakhstan, which is 30.8 percent less compared to the same period of 2016. Car sales in monetary terms in the first two months of 2017 hit $114 million or 4.3 percent more than in the same period of 2016.
The highest sales were in the city of Almaty cities (730 cars sold in February) and Astana (501 cars).
By Elena Kosolapova, Trend