OREANDA-NEWS. According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", in January of 2016 the volume of the market of new light commercial vehicles in Russia was 4.5 thousand units, which is less by 34.5% than a year before.

Market leader of new LCV is still Russian brand GAZ, the share of which is 38% of the total amount. In quantitative terms, it corresponds to 1.7 thousand units - less by 19% than a year ago. In second place there is another domestic manufacturer - UAZ, January’s indicator of which was about 1.2 thousand cars (-28%). It is equivalent to the share of 25.7%. The best among the foreign brands has become Mercedes-Benz (324 units; -56.3%), which closed the top three.

Among the models the leader is GAZ GAZELLE NEXT, the market volume of which in January was 661 units, more by 2.6% than the year-ago result. Then UAZ 3909 follows with 511 vehicles (-38.4%). The first three includes one more model of the Gorky Automobile Plant - GAZ 3302 (503 units; -34.4%).