Sales of new cars in Ukraine grow by 26% in 11 months

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Sales of new passenger cars in Ukraine grew by 26% in January-November 2017 year-over-year (y-o-y), to 73,100 vehicles, according to the Ukrautoprom Association's press service.

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Toyota was the most popular brand in Ukraine over the period under review, its sales rose by 27% y-o-y, to 8,699 vehicles, it said.

The French brand Renault ranked second in terms of sales with 7,543 cars sold in the 11 months.

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The Volkswagen brand climbed from fifth place in 2016 to fourth place in 2017, as the demand for this popular German make in Ukraine grew by 28% to 5,706 vehicles.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine saw a 1% drop in sales of new cars in November 2017 y-o-y, to 7,677 units.

Sales of new passenger cars in Ukraine in 2016 grew by 41% from 2015, to 65,500 units.

Experts project sales of new cars may grow by a third in 2017 against 2016.