Video: The Most Popular Diesel Cars In April In Russia
In April 2020, 5 thousand new passenger cars with diesel engines were registered in Russia. This result is 57.8% worse than last year and 2.5 times less than was recorded in March 2020. Nevertheless, the share of diesels in the total volume of new passenger cars was 1.4 points higher than in April 2019 - 9.1%. Compiled a rating of the most popular in terms of absolute sales figures.
|brand, model||Apr 2020, pcs.||Delta, Apr,%.||Total 2020, pcs.||Delta, year,%.||Share, 2020,%||Delta share,%|
|ToyotLand Cruiser Prado||434||-47,4||1678||-29,0||46,8||-9,5|
|Mitsubishi Pajero Sport||273||-64,8||1986||-29,8||96,9||-1,3|
|ToyotLand Cruiser 200||237||-55,7||1085||-34,5||66,4||-7,5|
In the top 30, the minimum drop in demand for diesel versions in April was recorded for the BMW X7: a year ago this model just appeared on the market and its sales were almost minimal. Among the models that have been on sale for the longest, the best result was the Mitsubishi L200 - minus 10.2% (114 registered pickups).
The demand for diesel versions was most noticeable in the BMW 4 Series (up 36%), Peugeot 5008 (up 26%) and BMW 7 Series (up 24%). But Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Jaguar XF and BMW X4 began to choose more often with gasoline engines - by about a third.
With the exception of models that are only offered with diesel engines, the highest share of diesel sales in April was in the Audi Q7: all 152 vehicles purchased were diesel-powered. The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (95.5%, 286 units) and the BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo (95.2%, 21 units) have a slightly lower result. The fourth and fifth lines were taken by BMW X6 (89.4%, 218 units) and Land Rover Range Rover Sport (83.8%, 74 units).
According to the results of four months, the top 3 looks the same, Range Rover Sport entered the fourth place, and the X6 took the fifth place.
In total, 35.4 thousand new diesel vehicles were registered in Russia from January to April, 5.6% less than in the same period a year earlier. Their share increased to 8.2% (plus 0.3 points).