OREANDA-NEWS According to the estimation of the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", by the end of 2017 almost 340 thousand new passenger cars of Korean brands were sold in our country, which is more by 12% than a year ago. Recall that their share is about a quarter of the Russian market.

The leader of sales among Korean cars is KIA Rio, which became also the best-selling car in Russia in the last year. The sales volume of this model was 96 689 units, by showing an increase of 10.3%. On the second and third place of the rating there are Hyundai-Solaris cars (68,614 units, -24.1%) and Creta (55,305 units, 2.5-fold growth). The fourth place is occupied by KIA Sportage, which was bought by 24,611 Russians in the last year (+ 29.5%). The top five of leaders is closed by KIA cee'd with an indicator of 15,246 sold units (+ 1.1%).

The TOP-10 of the best-selling Korean cars in Russia, by the results of 2017, also included: KIA Optima (12 822 units, + 104%), Hyundai Tucson (12 011 units, + 17.3%), KIA Soul (10 652 + 45.2%), Hyundai Santa Fe (8,617 units, + 49%) and KIA Cerato (6,769 units, + 81.9%).