TOP 10: BEST-SELLING CROSSOVERS AND OFF-ROAD CARS IN KAZAKHSTAN IN 2017

Last year Kazakhstan implemented 18 846 new cars in the SUV segment, which is 13,1% more than in 2016.

Analysts of "AKAB" note that at the end of the year, the growth rate is more than 2 timesexceed the market dynamics, and the share of crossovers and SUVs in total sales is approaching 40%.

 

TOP 10: BEST-SELLING CROSSOVERS AND OFF-ROAD CARS IN KAZAKHSTAN IN 2017 - AKAB

 

Leadership in 2017 continues to hold the most affordable car in the class - Lada 4 × 4with an indicator 3 038 SUVs (+ 34,4%). Second position in the reporting year behind the crossoverToyota RAV4 (1 units; +489%). Third and fourth place is also for Toyota - despite the negative dynamics, more expensive SUVs Land Cruiser Prado (1; -220%) иLand Cruiser 200 (1; -208%) continue to be held in the TOP-10 of the general classification. The decline in sales of Prado is associated with a planned update of the model; after the autumn lull in December 2017, the SUV returned to pre-crisis results.

The fifth place is occupied by the bestseller of 2014-2015: Renault Duster, Total 1 009 cars and minus 44,4%. Newcomer in sixth position Hyundai Creta (957), for the full last year, the crossover showed the largest growth (almost six times), in 2018 Creta changed its “registration”, now cars are produced in Kostanay. New Hyundai Tucson, also produced at the SaryarkaAvtoProm enterprise, in seventh position - 845 crossovers (+ 397,1%). Eighth place and first in the premium segment Lexus LX 570, sold in 2017 530 SUVs(+ 15,5%). The top ten is closed by Russian Nissan X-Trail и Lifan X60, 517 (+ 39%) и 488 (+ 23,9%)crossovers, respectively.

 

 

TOP 10: BEST-SELLING CROSSOVERS AND OFF-ROAD CARS IN KAZAKHSTAN IN 2017 - AKAB

 

Lexus crossovers and SUVs are leaders in the premium segment, with the LX 570 (530 units), RX (332 units) and NX (168 units) accounting for more than half of all sales. Also in the TOP-5 are BMW X6 and X5, 164 and 134 cars, respectively. Total sold 1957 "premium" crossovers and SUVs, which is 184 units more than in 2016.
​​​​​​​At the end of the year, Almaty holds the leadership in Kazakhstan in terms of the number of new cars sold in the SUV segment. The second place is occupied by the capital Astana, Karaganda closes the top three cities with the largest number of buyers of crossovers and SUVs. In general, according to AKAB analysts, sales statistics by city are as follows: Almaty (4859 cars), Astana (4091), Karaganda (1281), Kostanay (1179) Uralsk (1142), Atyrau(1138), Ust-Kamenogorsk (1057), Shymkent (894), Aktobe (833) and Pavlodar (679).

 

 

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The Association of Kazakhstan Automobile Business (AKAB) is a non-profit organization that unites all official distributors, dealers, and car manufacturers of passenger and commercial vehicles in the Republic of Kazakhstan. AKAB is the only organization that officially receives data on sales, production and registrations of cars in Kazakhstan and has the right to distribute them.

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Date: 26.01.2018