Russian vehicle park amounted to 50,6 million units in 2017

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The Russian vehicle park amounted to 50,6 million units as of 1 January 2018, as stated by Autostat.

Approximately 84% of the park is formed of passenger cars, which is equivalent to 42,4 million units. 8% of the total figure belongs to light commercial vehicles or 4,1 million units in quantitative terms. The number of trucks is a little bit under LCVs (3,7 million), making 7% of the park. Around 1% of the Russian automobile park consists of buses, amounting to 0,4 million units.

The Russian car park is quite old, with an average age of 12 years and 31% of automobiles being over 15 years old. More than half of the vehicles is formed of foreign brand vehicles.

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The volume of Russian car battery aftermarket is around 11 million units


According to Autostat, the total demand in the Russian car battery aftermarket will reach 10.8 million units in Russia in 2017.

Passenger car segment is the largest consumer of starter batteries with 71% share of total demand or approximately 7.7 million units. Around 1.8 million accumulator starting batteries are used for trucks, which is equivalent to one-sixth of the market in total. One in nine accumulators belongs to the LCV segment, on the other hand (approx. 1.2 million units). The smallest amount of starter batteries is used in the bus segment – 1.5% of the total demand or 175,000 units.

The capital region leads the regional rankings. Approximately 14% of the car battery aftermarket belongs to Moscow and Moscow Region. The demand for accumulators reached 860,000 units in the city of Moscow. 630,000 batteries have been used in Moscow Region, on the other hand.

The capacity of the Russian car battery aftermarket has exceeded the six-figure mark in several regions. Krasnodar Krai market has gone over 400,000 units, for example. The figures in St. Petersburg, Rostov and Sverdlovsk markets, as well as Tatarstan, are also over 300,000 units.

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Russian spare parts market has reached $18.8 billion in 2016


According to Autostat, the aftermarket of car components and spare parts has amounted to 970 million units in Russia in 2016. The market volume has reached a total sum of $18.8 billion in monetary terms, which is equivalent to 1.26 trillion rubles.

The three traditional segments have kept their leadership in the aftermarket of parts and components: suspension parts, tyres and oil. Suspension parts market has amounted to 135 billion rubles in total last year, which corresponds to approximately 11% of the components market in financial terms.

More than 9% of the market belongs to car tyres segment, which is equivalent to 121.5 billion rubles. Oils and technical fluids occupy the third spot (share around 8%). A total amount of 309 million litres of oils and fluids have been used in cars in 2016, costing automobile owners 97 billion rubles.

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Toyota users are the top spenders on spare parts amongst foreign brand vehicle owners in Russia

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According to the results of the survey conducted by the analytical agency Autostat, the volume of automotive components and spare parts aftermarket for foreign passenger cars has amounted to $13.7 billion in Russia in 2015, which is equivalent to 834.2 billion rubles.

Toyota passenger car spare parts have the leadership of the market with one sixth of the total volume, summing up to 134.3 billion rubles in monetary terms. Components of another Japanese brand Nissan occupies the second place, with a volume of a little bit higher than half of the leader: 70.8 billion rubles. Components for Korean Hyundai complete the top-three (50.8 billion rubles). The figures for Volkswagen and Renault components are 45.6 and 46.3 billion rubles respectively. Other brands with more than 40 billion rubles spare parts aftermarket figures are: Chevrolet, KIA, Ford and Mitsubishi.

As stated by analysts from Autostat, the high figure for Toyota in this segment is due to its position as the top brand amongst foreign vehicles in quantitative terms and the brand’s high usage rate in Russia.

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The volume of the aftermarket of truck spare parts in Russia has amounted to 410 billion rubles in 2015


Analytical agency Autostat has conducted a survey on the aftermarket of truck spare parts in Russia and defined its basic parametres. According to the results of the survey, the total volume of the aftermarket of truck components and spare parts in Russia has amounted to approximately 230 million units of different parts, in 2015. The market volume has reached $6.73 billion in monetary terms, which is equivalent to 410 billion rubles.

The top-three in the aftermarket of components and spare parts is traditionally formed of the following segments: tyres, oil and fuel systems. The volume of the tyre market has been estimated as 160 billion rubles for last year, which is equivalent to 39% of the total component market in financial terms.

159 million litres of different oils has been used in the service of trucks in 2015, which cost the car owners more than 36 billion rubles in total. It should be noted that 9% of the total market belongs to truck oils.

The fuel system parts occupy the third place. Around 29 billion rubles have been spent on the segment. The share of fuel systems components amounted to almost 7% of the total volume of the components aftermarket last year.

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