Paradoxical facts record statistics on Toyota cars. We give two of them. Simply Russian, who lives in some city in the European part of Russia, do not understand why the same ordinary Russian loves the Toyota brand so much?

According to AA Autostat, 3.4 million cars have registered in our country with the right steering wheel (as of January 1, 2020). Among them, about 60% fall on cars of the Japanese brand Toyota (about 2 million pieces). Almost 90% of such right-hand drive cars are registered in Siberia and in the Far East — a total of their number exceeds 3 million copies. The usual traveler from the European RF, arriving in Novosibirsk or Omsk, Irkutsk or Ulan-Ude, and especially in Khabarovsk or Vladivostok immediately discovers that he got into the city

We will not disclose the pages of the recent automotive history of the country, why it happened. We only note that in the Zararal part of the country for these years, the service infrastructure for the delivery, sales and maintenance of right-hand driven Japanese foreign cars was created. This is a very impressive sector of the automotive economy, which includes even the so-called authorbores. This is the main reason for the popularity of Japanese in this very spacious part of the country.

However, since 2009, the state began a soft creeping offensive on this segment of the economy of the country’s eastern regions and gradually

But back to the established right-hand car park. After all, it is interesting, what are Russians go on? It turns out that the most common model among the right-hand drive cars is

Second place in this ranking takes

And only on the sixth line of the ranking is the only model of not the Toyotov family

This rating did not include a number of popular models popular with Far Eastern / Siberians, such as the Toyota Probox Universal Worker. Cheap, utilitarian, reliable car.