Russian new-car sales increased 17 percent in October, the eighth month of consecutive growth.
Sales rose to 148,597, the Association of European Businesses (AEB) said in a statement on Thursday. Through October, registrations are up 11 percent to 1.27 million.
All major brands except Toyota showed significant gains in October.
Ford's sales jumped 33 percent, while Nissan's volume gained 27 percent. Skoda sales were up 24 percent.
Market leader Lada saw sales grow 23 percent, while Renault's volume increased 18 percent. Sales at Kia, the market's No. 2 seller, rose 16 percent. VW brand and Hyundai grew slower than than the overall market with VW brand sales up 15 percent and Hyundai brand 's volume up 11 percent.
Toyota's sales fell by 5 percent.
• Download PDF, above right, for October and 10-month Russia sales by brand, automaker and group.
Russia is emerging from a four-year slump as its economy improves. Sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles are expected to increase to 1.58 million units this year, the AEB said last month.