New car sales in Ukraine up by 41% for 2016

Image: Dmitrij Chaban, AutoCentre.ua

Image: Dmitrij Chaban, AutoCentre.ua 

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Translated by: A. N.

According to UkrAvtoProm association, sales of new cars in Ukraine for 2016 increased by 40.9% to 65,562 units, as compared to 2015 when only 46,546 vehicles were sold.

The brands topping the last year’s list by number of sales were Opel, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen and Seat.

In addition, sales of buses by the end of the year increased by 101.7% as compared to 2015 and achieved 1,293 units. Sales of trucks for last year reached 8,350 units, which represented a 62.1% increase over 2015.

Domestic manufacturing accounted for 5,264 vehicles in Ukraine in 2016. It is a 36.5% reduction over the prior year. Of that number, the vast majority were cars, numbering 4,340 units, commercial vehicles were 603 units, while buses only 321 units.


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Translated by: A. N.

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