Russia leads in price war

Buxtehude, April 9, 2015

In the German new-car market there have been only two true Preisbrecher: the Dacia Sandero and the Mitsubishi Space Star. Now the Lada Granta joined the ranks of the ultimate discount crates. The Russian manufacturer lowers the previous strike price ( 7,990 euros ) of the saloon to drastic 1,240 euros, whirls the price rankings.

Naked based versions

With a new starting price of 6,750 euros the Lada Granta is now the cheapest new cars in Germany. The Dacia Sandero is with 6,890 euros in second place. In third place, the Mitsubishi Space Star. He is to have from 6,990 euros. Only 1,900 euros later Skoda Citigo the rank and the Peugeot 108 ( 8,890 euros ) in fourth place. With all the deals but it is always the very very bare basic versions. Electric front windows, radio or even air conditioning are as comfort needs that are not met.

Pricing policy in Russian

The new price war - leader, the Lada Granta, missing beyond the interior light, adjustable mirrors from interior, central locking, tinted glass and parental control for the rear doors. If you want to have these options installed in the Russians, you have to put at least 7,290 euros on the Lada - counter. A radio with CD and MP3 function will cost another 200 euros extra, air conditioning, there is not. Additional equipment have a seat heating (420 euros ), a hitch ( 690 euros ) and a LPG system including Radmuldentank ( 2,350 euros ).

Two valves per cylinder

The notchback sedan is powered exclusively by a 1.6 - liter four-cylinder gasoline engine. The unit operates with only two valves per cylinder, making 87 hp and 149 Nm of torque. The Euro-5 Heart consumed on average 6.6 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers. (ml)