Passenger Car Sales Up 14% to 8.657 Million in the First Half of 2013

Carmaking ventures in China delivered 1,398,902 units in June, pushing sales in the first half of the year to 8,657,153. Compared to the same period a year ago, the passenger car market expanded 9.7% in June and 14% in H1 2013. Within China, deliveries rose 12.3% to 1,289,665 in June and 16.7% to 8,178,417 in the first six months.

Both the SUV and MPV sectors posted large gains in the first half-year, expanding over 30%, while demand for microvans dropped 6.7%.

  Sedans (Two- or Three-box) MPVs SUVs Microvans Total
Wholesales in June 942,836 88,366 242,067 125,633 1,398,902
Growth on year 7.1% 10.6% 34.2% -6.7% 9.7%
Wholesales in H1 2013 5,825,914 585,482 1,343,146 902,611 8,657,153
Growth on year 11.3% 34.1% 40.2% -6.7% 14%

 

Wholesales of the top ten passenger car makers in June are:

1. Shanghai Volkswagen: 133,045

2. FAW Volkswagen: 127,917

3. Shanghai GM: 127,258

4. SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW): 96,591

5. Beijing Hyundai: 82,500

6. Dongfeng Nissan: 73,891

7. Changan Auto: 72,734

8. Changan Ford: 57,968

9. Great Wall: 45,330

10. Dongfeng Yueda Kia: 45,112