In Ukraine increased sales of premium cars.
In the first half of 2017 in the Ukrainian market was 5.6 thousand new cars of premium class.
This figure is 18% higher than the sales results of the same period last year.
According to estimates, more than 80% of total sales in the premium segment is owned by Audi, BMW, Land Rover, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz.
The three leaders in the ranking are exclusively German crossovers. The best-selling car this year was BMW. Although the number of sold cars decreased this year by 6% (from 1499 up to 1,406 machines). The most popular model of the company remains X5 (382 cars), which accounts for almost a third of total brand sales.
Mercedes-Benz on the contrary, increased sales of its models by almost 20% (up to 1019 1209 machines). Almost half of the sold cars is the crossover GLE (533 machine). Due to significant sales growth model even managed to beat a direct rival for the BMW X5, prior to that lead the class.
More efficient dynamics of growth demonstrated by Audi, increasing sales by 45% (from 713 to 1040 cars). The undisputed leader of the brand is the flagship Q7 crossover – 566 cars, which this year managed to beat its direct competitors from Munich and Stuttgart.
The Lexus brand has also significantly strengthened its position in the market, the performance of Japanese has improved by 35% (from 449 to 609 cars). The largest contribution came from the crossover RX, the variance in the amount of 330 copies.
The British company Land Rover despite a slight decline in sales (5.5%) dropped out of the top 5, implementing the 391 car. Best score traditionally the flagship Range Rover – 102 instance.
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