Russians in the first nine months of 2021 most often bought Lada, Kia and Hyundai cars. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to a study of the SberAuto service and the VseInstrumenty.ru online hypermarket.
There was also a high demand for Volkswagen, Toyota, Nissan, Renault, Skoda, Chevrolet and Ford. It is noted that Creta and Solaris became the most popular among Hyundai cars, Rio and Rio X for Kia, Vesta and Granta for Lada.
In January, it was reported that the Lada Granta model in 2020 became the best-selling car in Russia. During the year, residents of the country bought more than 126 thousand of these cars (7 percent less compared to 2019). Lada Vesta was in second place in popularity – 107 thousand of these cars were sold in 2020. The organization placed KIA Rio in third place (88 thousand cars sold).