Moscow. 1 Nov. The price of cars in Russia can go into growth with the new year, according to “Kommersant”, citing sources in the market. The reason – the weak ruble is even sensitive for consumers, the price increases over the past two years – up to 44% – still have not played the rate of devaluation of the national currency, the newspaper notes.
“The hope was that the ruble stabiliziruemost in the positive, but this did not happen, so you need to continue to win”, – told “Kommersant” one of the sources. Another interlocutor of the newspaper is expecting growth of prices for at least 4-5%. In his opinion, if the Euro remained below the mark of 70 rubles, “it would be possible to stop”. Another source says that producers “be cautious” because in the winter and it will be “failure”.
Since the beginning of the year prices for new cars rose on average by 7%, from an internal presentation of one of Russian automakers, with whom he read the newspaper. Prices increased the most Japanese brands Mazda and Toyota – 10-11%, Skoda – by 10%. Ford has increased in price by about 9%. The cost of Hyundai and Kia increased by 7-8%, Nissan, Mitsubishi and VW have raised prices by about 7%. The lowest dynamics Renault and Lada – 4-5%.