As of January 1, 2023, 53.86 million vehicles were registered in Russia. Such data was provided on February 21 by the analytical agency “Autostat”.
At the same time, the agency says, 81% of this number (45.39 million) are passenger cars. In second place in terms of volume is the segment of light commercial vehicles. It occupies almost 8% in the Russian vehicle fleet or 4.22 million copies. Trucks are in third place with 7% or 3.72 million registered vehicles.
“Further, in accordance with the volumes, motorcycles and motor vehicles follow (2.13 million units; about 4%). And the smallest segment is buses (0.41 million units), whose share is about 1%, ”conclude the agency.
A day earlier, Avtostat experts noted a trend towards a growing share of Chinese car brands in Russia. Chinese trucks are in particular demand among Russian motorists: for the second time this year, the share of Chinese trucks approached 56%. And weekly, this number is increasing.
In the passenger car segment, Russian motorists also prefer Chinese models: in the seventh week, the share of “Chinese” there was 37.8%. In buses, this share was 13%, in LCV – only 1.5%.
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