Last months the Ukrainian market of new cars demonstrates fading dynamics. According to the results of 5 months, the sales volume amounted to 32213 cars, which is only 9% more than a year ago. Everything goes to the fact that in the summer, sales growth may stop altogether. Symptoms of this already felt in May.

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In May, the leadership firmly held Toyota with an indicator of 12.5% ​​of the market, but it also failed to increase sales. But Renault added almost 10% to the April result. Hyundai also improved its position, which in May became No. 3 on the Ukrainian market.

In May, the Ukrainian car market finally lost its momentum

After the scandal with the certification, sales from Volkswagen fell sharply, which gave a chance to bypass its competitors. In May, sales were increased by Kia dealers (+ 25%), Ford (+ 42%), which eventually changed the alignment of forces in the Top-10 best-selling cars in Ukraine.

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In May, the Ukrainian car market finally lost its momentum

The sales of premium brands also became more active. So, BMW was able to increase sales by 24% against the backdrop of a stagnating market, but it still could not catch up with Audi. Literally, in a step from the “Bavarians” there are also dealers Mercedes-Benz.

But the interest in the rest of the premium brands in May was very weak. The beginning of the season of holidays and a long weekend.

In May, the Ukrainian car market finally lost its momentum

A completely different trend was in the budget segment. Here, actively added in sales Chery, Lada, Jac and even ZAZ.

In May, the Ukrainian car market finally lost its momentum

Results of sales of new cars in April 2018.