The sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia during January-April 2022 dropped by 43% year-on-year and to make 293.8 thousand units.
In April alone, 32.7 thousand cars and light commercial vehicles were sold, down 78.5% year-on-year and down 40.7% month-on-month, the Association of European Businesses (AEB) has reported.
Lada remained the leader of the Russian car market in April 2022 with its sales down 77.6% year-on-year to 8.5 thousand units.
KIA rated the second with its sales declining 75.9% year-on-year to 4.6 thousand cars.
Hyundai was the third with its sales making 4.2 thousand cars, down 73.2% year-on-year.
Renault ranked the fourth with its sales dropping by 84% year-on-year down to 2.2 thousand units.
Toyota stepped down from the fifth position, GAZ commercial vehicles took its place with its sales making some 1.9 thousand units, down 61.5% year-on-year.
About the only brand to grow in the Russian market in April was Cheryexeed, which actually doubled its sales.