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The Russian car market slows down its growth to a still very robust +27% year-on-year at 224,620 registrations, with the year-to-date figure up a whopping 50% at 1,460,062 units. The Lada Kalina jumps back to pole position for the 4th time in the last 9 months with 12,840 sales and 5.7%, reinforcing its 2011 leadership to 85,416 units and 5.9% share, up 66%.
The Lada Priora ranks #2 both in July with 12,122 sales and 5.4% and year-to-date at 80,420 units and 5.5%, up 14%. It is followed by the Lada 2104-7 at 4.6% and the Lada Samara at 4.5%. For the first time since its launch in February, the Hyundai Solaris sees its share shrink month-on-month at 4% and 8,959 sales, still the best-selling ‘foreign’ model by far though, ahead of the Renault Logan (3.5%) and Ford Focus (2.6%).
Excellent performance of the VW Polo, up 3 spots to #8 with 5,460 sales and a best-ever 2.4% market share, it is up to #13 year-to-date at 1.7%. The Chevrolet Cruze also shines, up to 13th place at 4,339 units and 1.9%.
Previous month: see the June 2011 Russian Top 25 here.
Full July 2011 Top 25 Ranking Table below.