Skoda increased sales by 39% in Russia in February
OREANDA-NEWS. Russian dealers of Skoda sold 5,907 cars in February - more by 39% than a year before. According to the results of the first two months of 2018, sales of the Czech brand in our country were 10,408 cars, which is more by 33% than the figure for the same period of the last year. As a result, Skoda ranked eighth by sales among all automakers in Russia, and the market share of the brand was 4.4% versus 4.2% a year before, according to AEB data.
As the press-service of Skoda Auto Russia informs, the bestseller of the brand on the Russian market in February remains the compact liftback Rapid - 2821 buyers (+ 41%) have stopped their choice on this model. The second place among Skoda models is occupied by Octavia, whose sales were 1,766 units (+ 5%). The sales of the flagship model Skoda Superb grew by 90% to 222 cars. In addition, sales of SUV Skoda Kodiaq were 274 vehicles.
As previously reported "AUTOSTAT", in February, Russian dealers of Skoda began the accepting of orders for the sporty version of the Kodiaq Sportline SUV. The starting price of the novelty is 2 million 180 thousand rubles. In the second quarter of 2018, sales of Kodiaq off-road vehicle of local assembly are planned, and in August Russian dealers will have a special line of Skoda Rapid, Octavia and Kodiaq Hockey Edition.