Skoda Fabia promised to return to Russia only after the market recovery

In the coming years, the hatchback b-class, Skoda Fabia will not ship to Russia. About the Agency “AUTOSTAT” said the regional Director of škoda Auto Russia and the CIS countries Miroslav Kroupa

According to him, one of the major obstacles to deliveries of the Fabia model in our country is weak, the ruble, and this leads to higher prices for cars. Organization of the Assembly of this model in Russia now not possible due to small production volumes, which, in turn, are determined by the General state of the automotive market in Russia.

To the question about deliveries of the Fabia, the company will be ready to go back to when our market will be able to reach pre-crisis volumes.

According to the Agency, in 2011 — 2013, the sales of Skoda Fabia in Russia was more than 20 thousand copies annually, taking 23-28% in total realization volume of the brand.

Fabia had completely disappeared from the Russian market in February of 2015, the company has stopped production of this model in Kaluga.

For Skoda 2015 was a record, demand for the Fabia has grown, according to representatives of Skoda Auto, on 49%. The largest market for this model was Germany.

Beginning in 2016, too, was successful — the company said that “this is the best January in the history of the company”. Skoda Fabia sales worldwide increased by 25.8%, Superb — 62.3%, the Yeti is 29.4 per cent.