OREANDA-NEWS  The average cost of new domestic cars in Russia in August exceeded 1 million rubles for the first time, according to an analysis by RIA Novosti of Rosstat data.

Thus, prices for new cars increased by an average of 1.1% in August - up to one million and five thousand rubles. At the same time, the cost increased by 4.4% over the year.

At the same time, the cost of foreign cars also jumped. The average price for new models increased by 2.1% over the month and by 18% over the year - to a maximum of 2.3 million rubles for the entire observation period.
The prices increased the most for used imported cars - by 3.3% at the end of the summer and by 26.4% over the year, to a record 1.23 million rubles.