"People do not want, as it was before, save for a few years car – says the director of business development analyst firm auto-dealer.ru Oleg .- They are easier to go to a showroom, get credit and go out on a new car today. Especially in the recent automakers offer their customers a really good loan programs. Number of special offers at inexpensive foreign cars and in fact growing. If one year ago in this segment was, in fact, only one proposal (Ford Focus at 4,9% APR), today various bonuses when buying a car in debt offer almost all producers. Renault Logan can be purchased at 1.6% per annum, and Lancer (the second place as a result of sales), Nissan Almera (seventh place) and the Peugeot 307 (13th place) under certain conditions offered interest-free installments. In the future entry of new foreign cars in Russia will only grow. And a very important factor will be the development of foreign automotive production in Russia.
Estimated analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers Stanley Root, in 2010 can expect a fourfold increase in sales of "Russian cars". And it has greatly changed the balance of power between leaders in sales. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, in 2010 in the first place will come an alliance with Renault-Nissan sales of 120 thousand cars assembled in Russia (both of concern at that time will have plants). In second place would be Toyota (about 115 thousand cars), the third – Hyundai (100 thousand). During the fourth or fifth place with a score of about 80 thousand cars will be fight between General Motors and Volkswagen.