OREANDA-NEWS The journalists of the 74.ru edition compared the prices for new cars in Russia and abroad, and also named the cost of their customs clearance.

So, for example, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport with a 2.4-liter engine in Thailand can be bought from 2.24 million rubles. (in terms of Russian currency), while in Russia the car is sold for 4.3 million rubles. The amount of the duty is 1.084 million rubles.

In South Korea, you can buy a Kia K5 sedan with a 2-liter engine for 1.15 million rubles, while Russian dealers sell such a car for 2.735 million rubles. The Kia Seltos crossover with a 1.6-liter unit costs from 936 thousand rubles, and in Russia the price for this model in the minimum configuration is 1.96 million rubles. The amount of customs duties for the import of these cars will be 650 and 452 thousand rubles. respectively.

A Volkswagen Lavida car in China can be purchased for 974 thousand rubles, while in Russia its classmate, the Skoda Octavia model, is sold for 2.613 million rubles. The amount of the duty is 467 thousand rubles. Crossover Chery Tiggo 8 in the Chinese market costs 892 thousand rubles. In Russia, a similar car can be bought for 2.48 million rubles. The import duty for this model is 431 thousand rubles.

Earlier, State Duma deputies from the Liberal Democratic Party proposed to abolish customs duties on the import of cars into Russia until January 1, 2024.