August Vehicle Sales Increased 10.28% to 1.65 Million

Automakers in China delivered 1,648,900 vehicles in the last month, 10.28% more than the same period a year ago, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Compared with the previous month, sales rose 8.74%. In the first eight months of 2013, the auto market expanded 11.81% on year to 13,947,600 units.

Sales of passenger cars reached 1,353,200 in August and 11,256,000 in the first eight months, gaining 11.02% and 13.08% respectively. Those of trucks and buses rose at a slower pace, at 6.99% and 6.78%, reaching 295,700 in August and 2,691,600 in the first eight months.

Deliveries of the top ten largest passenger-car makers in the last month are:

1. Shanghai-Volkswagen: 133,100

2. FAW-Volkswagen: 131,700

3. Shanghai-GM: 123,700

4. SAIC-GM-Wuling: 105,400

5. Beijing-Hyundai: 82,100

6. Dongfeng-Nissan: 65,500

7. Changan Auto: 56,900

8. Changan-Ford: 53,400

9. Great Wall: 51,700

10. Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia: 40,300

Sales of the 10 largest commercial-vehicle makers in August are:

1. Beiqi Foton: 47,200

2. Dongfeng: 33,700

3. Brilliance Jinbei: 25,400

4. JAC: 23,100

5. FAW: 19,000

6. JMC: 15,800

7. SAIC-GM-Wuling: 15,700

8. Sinotruk: 11,600

9. Nanjing Auto: 10,500

10. Changan Auto: 9,700

The top ten best-selling sedans/hatchbacks, MPVs, and SUVs in August are:

Top 10 best-selling sedans
Rank Models Makers Deliveries
1 Ford Focus Changan-Ford 31,000
2 Volkswagen Lavida Shanghai-Volkswagen 29,200
3 Volkswagen Sagitar FAW-Volkswagen 23,600
4 Volkswagen Passat Shanghai-Volkswagen 22,200
5 Volkswagen Jetta FAW-Volkswagen 22,000
6 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 21,400
7 Volkswagen Bora FAW-Volkswagen 21,200
8 Chevrolet Cruze Shanghai-GM 20,700
9 Volkswagen Santana Shanghai-Volkswagen 20,600
10 Chevrolet Sail Shanghai-GM 19,800
Top 10 best-selling SUVs
Rank Models Makers Deliveries
1 Great Wall Haval Great Wall 37,100
2 Volkswagen Tiguan Shanghai-Volkswagen 17,000
3 Honda CR-V Dongfeng-Honda 15,400
4 Hyundai ix35 Beijing-Hyundai 13,900
5 Audi Q5 FAW-Volkswagen 9,700
6 Nissan Qashqai Dongfeng-Nissan 9,600
7 Ford Kuga Changan-Ford 8,700
8 BYD S6 BYD 7,100
9 Kia Sportage R Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 7,000
10 Hyundai Santa Fe Beijing-Hyundai 6,500
Top 10 best-selling MPVs
1 Wuling Hongguang SAIC-GM-Wuling 41,800
2 Chana Honor Changan 10,000
3 Dongfeng Fengxing Lingzhi Dongfeng 8,500
4 Buick GL8 Shanghai-GM 6,800
5 Dongfeng Fengxing Joyear Dongfeng 4,700
6 JAC Refine JAC 4,200
7 Dongfeng Sokon Fengguang Dongfeng 3,700
8 Volkswagen Touran Shanghai-Volkswagen 3,300
9 FAW Xenia FAW 3,000
10 Dongfeng Succe Dongfeng 2,400
Data Source: China Association of Automobile Manufacturers