SAMARA, February 14 /TASS/. Avtovaz, one of Russia’s biggest car makers, is starting the sales of its new LADA XRay model in Russia: 124 dealing centers will open in 57 cities at 11:00 local time.
"About 16,000-20,000 cars are to be sold according to a pessimistic scenario. The sales will increase to about 25,000 cars under an optimistic scenario, the plant’s press service told TASS.
So far, LADA XRay is available only in the Russian market. Exports to Hungary and Egypt may start soon.
Lada XRay may be competitive to such models as hatchback KIA Rio, Hyundai Solaris and Renault Sandero Stepway.
The cheapest XRay model will cost 589,000 rubles ($7,485) and the most expensive - 723,000 rubles ($9,188).