OREANDA-NEWS. Analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" conducted a study of the market of new passenger cars in the first quarter of 2016 and it made a rating of the most popular diesel models in Moscow.

According to the study, the best-selling passenger car, which is equipped with a diesel engine, in the capital is a crossover Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, the market volume of which in January - March of this year was 320 units, which is more by 35 % compared to the previous year. In the second place there is popular in Russia diesel SUV - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, which was sold in amount of 306 vehicles, by showing a fall of 28.3%. The third position in the rankings is occupied by BMW X5, whose figure was 296 units (-7.2%).

The top-five of leaders is closed by the Audi Q7 (271 units) and Hyundai Santa Fe (183 units), but if the first model shows a market growth of 2.5 times, the second one shows a slight negative trend (-4.2%). The top-10 of the capital market of new diesel passenger cars included also in the first quarter of 2016: Mercedes-Benz C-Class (161 units; + 163,9%), Volvo XC60 (154 units; -44.4%), Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (142 units; + 21,4%), KIA Sorento (135 units; -54.4%) and BMW 5-Series (131 units; + 162%).