Within a month, Kazakhstanis spent nearly 40 billion tenge on new cars

So, according to Oleg Alferov, the Kazakhstan are trying to save their money

Bekzada Ishekenova

February 13, 2019

In the first month of the new year, Kazakhstani spent 39.8 billion on the purchase of new cars, LS reports on KazAvtoProm.

4.3 thousand new cars were bought for this money. According to the trade union, it is 37.7% higher in quantitative terms than the result a year ago, in monetary terms – by 63.1% more.

In the meantime, the majority of 2.3 thousand buyers (53.5%) chose the products of the car factories in Kazakhstan.

"In January the Kazakh economy showed an increase of 2.9%, while the dynamics of demand for cars against this background significantly accelerated." In the current situation on the foreign exchange market, more and more Kazakhstan's are considering buying a car to store their own savings. The new instruments proposed by the National Bank promise to further strengthen the position of the automobile factories in Kazakhstan, "said the Head of the Union Oleg Alferov.

According to January results, the rating of the most sought-after Kazakh brands is led by Lada: 1,015 cars from the Russian brand were sold in the Republic. The sale of Toyota models amounted to 967 units. The third position was taken by Hyundai with an indicator of 796 cars sold. The top five are KIA (337 units) and Volkswagen (185 units). The top 10 most successful brands also include Renault (157 units), Nissan (139 units), GAZ (134 units), Lexus (120 units) and UAZ (84 units).

Toyota Camry (506 units), Lada Granta (402 units) and Hyundai Tucson (314 units) lead in the rankings of passenger models. Close the top 5 models Lada Vesta (257 units) and Lada 4×4 (196 units).

The top twenty consumer preferences also included Hyundai Elantra (193 units), Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (168 units), Volkswagen Polo (163 units), Hyundai Accent (149 units), KIA Rio (140 units), Lada Largus (116 units) , Hyundai Creta (111 units), Toyota Land Cruiser 200 (93 units), KIA Sportage (89 units), Toyota Rav4 (87 units), Toyota Hilux (68 units), Chevrolet Niva (55 units), KIA Cerato (54 units) ), Renault Duster (51 units) and Nissan Terrano (50 units).

The status of the largest dealer group on the Kazakhstan market is reserved by the BIPEK Auto – Asia Auto holding company. At the end of the reporting period, 33.7% of all buyers of new passenger cars (including LCV) opted for the proposals of this group. 25.1% of the market fell on the sale of KMK from Astana Motors. The top ten of the most notable participants in Kazakhstan's car detail was Toyota City Almaty with a 6.6% share, Virazh (5.9%), Mercur Auto (3.6%) and Toyota Center Zhetysu (2.5%)), Avtomir (2% ), Toyota Center Kostanay (1.4%), Lexus Almaty (1.3%) and Aster Auto (1.3%).

The main activity in the purchase of passenger cars in January was demonstrated by residents of Almaty (1,198 cars sold), Astana (868 units), Atyrau (320 units), Shymkent (262 units), Kostanay ( 242 units), Karaganda (219 units), Aktau (179 units), Ust-Kamenogorsk (165 units), Uralsk (159 units) and Pavlodar (158 units).