Analytical agency «AUTOSTAT» together with the project «The right price» amounted to «portraits» of typical cars for the Russian car market in the mass and premium segments.
For this work, data from the study «Ranking the residual value of three-year-old cars with mileage on the basis of the» Origin of Brand-2019 «project» The right price «, data of the Committee of automakers AEB on sales of new cars in Russia in 2016 and statistics» AUTOSTAT INFO » Registrations of new machines and re-registration of cars with mileage.
In order to determine the most popular vehicle modifications, the researchers analyzed the sales data at the car market in 2016 on six parameters: body type, engine type, engine volume, power, transmission, drive.
The sample for analysis in the mass segment was 1139 thousand machines sold in 2016 with new ones, it covers 86 models of the 21st brand. Among all modifications, the largest proportion (23.4%) fell on front-wheel drive sedans with a gasoline engine of 1.0 to 2.0 liters, with a capacity of 100 to 149 hp. and manual gearbox. This is how it is possible to describe a typical car mass segment.
In second place — the front-wheel drive sedan on the «automatic» with a gasoline engine with a volume of 1.0 to 2.0 liters with a capacity of 100 to 149 hp, the third line occupies a front-wheel drive sedan with a gasoline engine from 1.0 to 2.0. Litres with a capacity of up to 100 hp And with the manual transmission. It is noteworthy that the second and third group took only 9.6% and 8.9% of the total sample.
The analysis of three-year-old car segments in separate parameters showed that 46.2% account for sedans, SUVs occupy 35.4%, hatchbacks — 7.3%, universals — 5.7%, Liftback — 2.9%, and vans and Pickups — 1.5% and 1.1%, respectively.
In the amount of all samples on gasoline cars accounted for 97.2%, and for diesel — only 2.8%.
The category of machines with a volume of 1.0 to 2.0 liters takes 68.3% of the total volume in the mass segment, on the machines with a motor from 2.0 to 3.0 liters accounted for 29.1%, from 3.0 to 4.0 liters — 1.8%. Motor cars with a volume of more than 4.0 liters occupy only 0.8% in the mass segment.
In the same segment, the greatest representation (up to 61.5%) have machines with a capacity of 100 to 149 liters. with., And the share of machines with a motor up to 100 liters. with. accounts for 20.6%.
The front-wheel drive cars have a share of 71.3%, and the machines with a full drive — 28.7%.
And if a typical car of the Russian brand in the mass segment is a front-wheel-water sedan with a gasoline engine, then a typical Japanese car is already an all-wheel drive SUV on «Automat». Among Chinese brands are typical cars — gasoline hatchback with manual transmission and front-wheel drive.
In the class of premium cars, experts analyzed the sale of about 135 thousand cars sold by new ones in 2016 (13 brands and 75 models). It turned out that the most popular modification of the car of this segment is a all-wheel drive SUV with a diesel engine of 3.0 to 4.0 liters with a capacity of 200 to 249 hp. and with automatic transmission. On such cars in the amount of all premium cars, which have been in the study, accounts for 22.1%.
The second most prevalence is a typical car (share — 9.7%) — all-wheel drive SUV with a benzomotor volume from 2.0 to 3.0 liters with a capacity of 200 to 249 hp With automatic gearbox. The third place (share — 8.9%) was obtained by a all-wheel drive diesel SUV with a 2.0-3.0 liter engine with a capacity of 150-199 hp. with automatic transmission.
The study of body type showed that in the premium segment in the first place there are SUVs with a share of 69.2%, and in the second and third — sedans (21.6%) and coupe (4.1%). Hatchbacks and universals occur respectively 3.8% and 1.2%.
By type of motor, gasoline modifications predominate (57.5%), and diesel occupy 42.5%.
The «engine volume» group is leading (43.5%) machines with a motor from 2.0 to 3.0 liters, as well as a car with an engine capacity from 3.0 to 4.0 liters (36.2%).
In the engine capacity category, the most mass groups (38%) — cars with a capacity of 200 to 249 hp, and also from 150 to 199 hp (36%)
The share of cars with automatic transmission is 98.6% and 1.4% of the «Mechanics» versions are 1.4%.
The drive distribution looks like this: four-wheel drive — 74.2%, rear-wheel drive — 12.9% and front — 12.9%.
An analysis of the sample in the premium segment on the basis of the «origin of the brand» shows that the typical American car is a four-wheel drive SUV with automatic transmission and a motor of more than 4.0 liters. The most popular European car is a diesel all-wheel drive SUV, Korean — rear-wheel drive sedan on the «automatic» with a gasoline engine, and the Japanese — all-wheel drive SUV with an engine from 4.0 liters and with automatic transmission.