China Auto Sales Hit Record High of 21.98 Million in 2013

New vehicle sales topped 20 million in China last year, setting a new world record. Automakers based in the country sold a total of 21,984,100 units, 13.87% more than 2012, according to a report released on January 9 by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). The count includes nearly 18 million passenger vehicles and over 4 million buses and trucks; below is a further breakdown of the numbers in the two major categories.

2013 Passenger Car Salses in China
Types of vehicle 2013 Sales Growth on Year
–Sedans (two- or three-box) 12,009,700 11.77%
–SUVs 2,988,800 49.41%
–MPVs 1,305,200 160%
–Microvans 1,625,200 -27.98%
Total 17,928,900 15.71%

 

2013 Sales of Commercial Vehicles in China
Types of vehicle 2013 Sales Growth on Year
–Buses 477,100 12.11%
–Trucks 2,725,900 2.73%
–Semi-trailers 263,400 38.15%
–Incomplete Sets of Buses 81,800 0.03%
–Incomplete Sets of Trucks 507,000 10.28%
Total 4,055,200 6.40%

Sales of the top ten passenger car makers are:

1. Shanghai-GM: 1,542,600

2. Shanghai-Volkswagen: 1,525,000

3. FAW-Volkswagen: 1,512,900

4. SAIC-GM-Wuling: 1,425,600

5. Beijing-Hyundai: 1,030,800

6. Dongfeng-Nissan: 926,200

7. Chongqing Chang’an: 822,200

8. Chang’an-Ford: 682,700

9. Great Wall Motor: 627,400

10: FAW-Toyota: 554,700

The ten largest makers of buses and trucks are:

1. Beiqi Foton: 656,600

2. Dongfeng Motor: 559,200

3. JAC: 303,200

4. Jinbei: 300,700

5. FAW: 269,500

6. JMC: 214,900

7. SAIC-GM-Wuling: 175,000

8. Sinotruk: 165,200

9. Nanjing Auto: 132,000

10. Chongqing Chang’an: 129,000

The top ten native players and their sales (covering both passenger and commercial vehicles; including deliveries made by Sino-foreign joint ventures):

1. SAIC (Shanghai Auto): 5,073,300

2. Dongfeng Motor: 3,534,900

3. FAW (First Auto Works): 2,908,400

4. Chang’an: 2,203,300

5. BAIC (Beijing Auto): 2,111,100

6. GAC (Guangzhou Auto): 1,004,200

7. Brilliance: 777,400

8. Great Wall Motor: 754,200

9. Geely (not including Volvo Cars): 549,400

10. JAC (Jianghuai Auto): 514,300