Based on the analysis of leasing deals for individuals for the past seven months of 2019, we would like to introduce the Top 5 cars purchased.
BMWs of the German carmaker are leading in the first place – 27% of PrivatBank customers prefer this make. Another German make Volkswagen (VW) is in the second place (24%) and the third place is for customers, who choose to drive by Swedish Volvo cars (18%). In fourth and five positions are German makes – Audi (17%) and Mercedes Benz (14%).
Women’s Top 3 car makes purchased on auto lease at PrivatBank looks as follows: Audi and VW share the first place (21%), then goes Volvo (18%) and in the third place are BMW and Nissan sharing exactly the same 15%. It is worth noting, that the leading model among VW is Touareg, but among Audi – A6.
At the same time, the Top 3 cars purchased by men looks as follows: BMW (31%), where the BMW 5 Series is the most preferred model. The second place goes to VW (25%), and Volvo and Mercedes‑Benz share the third place (16%).
Compared with the same period for the previous year, men’s preferences for cars remain unchanged – BMW maintains its high position of the leader among the male customers. Women much more prefer Audi, which has moved up by three positions, and Nissan is a newcomer to this Top.
The average purchase price of a vehicle on lease is EUR 8755, but the most preferred leasing term is 60 months.
AS PrivatBank is a member of the Latvian Leasing Association (LLDA), which comprises ten of the largest leasing companies.