Based on data about the level of the subsistence minimum in Russia today and the Soviet Union of the 60’s – 70-ies of the last century, analysts have come to unexpected conclusions. Say, for the price of “Volga” GAZ-21 now you could buy a “packaged” Toyota Camry.

the Researchers “the Russian newspaper” has estimated that, if the subsistence level of 40 rubles for 1965 and 11 185 rubles in 2020 the Soviet ruble is equivalent 279,6 current Russian rubles. Based on this ratio, and they counted the price of the most popular cars of the Soviet Union.

for example, GAZ-21 “Volga” at the time of completion of production sold at retail for 8 500 rubles. Now it is 2 376 000, respectively, for the same amount you can look at to Toyota Camry or Skoda Superb. For Tolyatti “Penny” asked 5 620 rubles, which at the present time is equivalent to 1 470 000 rubles – or variants like the Skoda Octavia and Renault Arkana.

GAZ-21 “Volga”

“Moskvich-412” was a little bit cheaper: in 1975, the government has put on it the price tag on which you entered the number 4 936 rubles. “Our money” is a little more than 1 380 000 rubles, and so now it would be possible to take a look at the Hyundai Elantra or one of the basic modifications of the Nissan Qashqai.

the Most available at the time of full car is the “eared” ZAZ-966, which cost three thousand Soviet rubles. Transfer this amount to the Russian equivalent of the received 838 800 rubles and virtual go behind the Renault Sandero Stepway or the base Skoda Rapid. What to SUVs, then UAZ-469 with a full price in 7 thousand rubles now would be the equivalent of a well equipped Toyota RAV4.

Text: Avtovesti