The team of the popular private classifieds platform Avito shared some interesting statistics. According to Avito Auto, in July-September this year, used electric vehicles in Russia were bought 51% more often than in the same period last year.
When compared quarter-to-quarter, there is also a positive trend: in the third quarter of 2022, sales of used electric vehicles increased by 61% compared to the second quarter.
The average price of a used electric car in Russia in July-September this year was 2,350,000 rubles, the most popular model being the Nissan Leaf (39.3% of all used electric car sales). In second place in terms of sales share is the Tesla Model 3, and the third is Volkswagen ID.4. Rounding out the top five are Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X.
According to Avito Auto experts, interest in electric cars in Russia has been growing in recent years. In 2021, sales of electric vehicles increased by 3 times compared to 2020. At the same time, in 2020 there was a two-fold increase compared to 2019. Despite this, the share of electric cars in the structure of the used car market remains small – in the third quarter of 2022, the figure was 0.24%.