The founder of the RogovMobil company, which sells cars from South Korea, Europe and Japan, told Gazeta.Ru about the most popular crossover models chosen by Russians.
Dmitry Rogov confirmed that Russians most often choose South Korean crossovers Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento.
Regardless of the budget, the most popular for us to order from abroad are the mid-size Korean crossovers Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento, as well as smaller SUVs – Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage. In the list of popular there is also a German premium. These are mainly Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLE.
He said that South Korean crossovers attract Russians with rich equipment, low prices, inexpensive maintenance and the ability to quickly sell if necessary in the secondary market.
Many customers buy Korean cars also because of the size. For the amount of 2.5-3 million rubles. you can buy a BMW X1 or a Range Rover Evoque, or you can take a closer look, for example, at the Hyundai Santa Fe, which will have much more space in the cabin.
He also confirmed that among sedans, Russians prefer Toyota Camry and Mazda 6.