OREANDA-NEWS. Russian dealers of Ford in the first quarter of 2016 have sold about 10 thousand cars, which is more by 87% compared to the same period of the last year. Ford's market share in January-March was 3.0% against 1.3% of a year earlier, informed the press service of Ford Sollers. As it was noted, the new range of Ford and the growth of SUV popularity brought Ford Sollers Company to the sales growth in the Russian market.

The main drivers of sales growth for the first three months of 2016 have become the new Ford Kuga, Ford Fiesta, the new Ford Focus, new Ford Mondeo. Thus, the growth in sales of Ford Kuga in the first quarter was 185%, the new Ford Mondeo - 83%, the new Ford Explorer - 67%, and the new Ford Focus - 64%. Sales of commercial vehicles of family Ford Transit grew in January-March of this year by 11%.

Thus, the highest sales growth in the reporting period was shown by passenger and commercial vehicles Ford. The sales volume of new models of Ford Fiesta, Ford Focus, Ford Mondeo and Ford Transit from January to March 2016 increased more than twice, and the Ford Explorer – by 61%.