Best-selling sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in May 2014

Automakers in China sold 1,911,200 new vehicles in May 2014, 8.5% more than a year ago, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Output climbed 11% to 1,975,800 units. In the January-May period, China auto sales rose 9% on year to 9,838,100, while production reached 9,928,000 on a growth of 11%.

In May the passenger car sector expanded 13.9 to 1,590,400 units. Deliveries of trucks and buses dropped 12% to 320,800. Below is a breakdown of the passenger car sales.

Sector Sales in May Growth on year
Sedan (two- or three-box) 1,008,700 7.3%
SUV 319,200 40.1%
MPV 130,300 54%
Microvan 132,200 –8.2%
Total 1,590,400 13.9%

The top-twenty passenger car makers in May are:

1. FAW Volkswagen: 160,592

2. Shanghai Volkswagen: 145,268

3. Shanghai GM: 136,010

4. SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW): 122,711

5. Beijing Hyundai: 91,025

6. Changan: 84,032

7. Dongfeng Nissan: 83,058

8. Changan Ford: 67,836

9. Dongfeng PSA (DPCA): 60,582

10. Dongfeng Yueda Kia: 52,096

11. Great Wall: 40,638

12. FAW Toyota: 39,169

13. BYD: 34,246

14. Chery: 33,908

15. GAC Honda: 33,701

16. GAC Toyota: 30,780

17. Geely: 30,585

18. BAIC: 28,623

19. Dongfeng Honda: 26,568

20. BMW Brilliance: 23,765

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in May 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Volkswagen Lavida (not including Gran Lavida) Shanghai Volkswagen 29160
2 Volkswagen Santana (not including Santana Vista) Shanghai Volkswagen 28440
3 Volkswagen Sagitar FAW Volkswagen 27243
4 Volkswagen Jetta FAW Volkswagen 27062
5 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 25520
6 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 23531
7 Volkswagen Bora FAW Volkswagen 21778
8 Volkswagen Passat Shanghai Volkswagen 21636
9 Chevrolet Cruze Shanghai GM 20669
10 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 19692
11 Chevrolet Sail, sedan version Shanghai GM 18601
12 Volkswagen Magotan FAW Volkswagen 18164
13 Ford Focus, hatchback version Changan Ford 17393
14 Hyundai Verna, sedan version Beijing Hyundai 16328
15 Honda Crider GAC Honda 16242
16 Ford Focus, sedan version Changan Ford 15948
17 Audi A6L FAW Volkswagen 15637
18 Toyota Camry GAC Toyota 15229
19 Kia K3 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 15029
20 Volkswagen Golf FAW Volkswagen 14872
21 Buick Excelle GT Shanghai GM 14236
22 Changan Eado Changan 12991
23 Hyundai Elantra Yuedong Beijing Hyundai 12453
24 BMW 5 Series BMW Brilliance 11826
25 BYD F3 BYD 11590
26 Skoda Octavia Shanghai Volkswagen 11526
27 Kia K2 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 11220
28 Hyundai Mistra Beijing Hyundai 11104
29 Audi A4L FAW Volkswagen 10954
30 Citroen C-Elysee Dongfeng PSA 10881
31 Nissan Teana Dongfeng Nissan 10785
32 Nissan Tiida Dongfeng Nissan 10633
33 Toyota Vios FAW Toyota 10402
34 Roewe 350 SAIC 9695
35 Emgrand 7 (EC7) Geely 9481
36 Buick Regal Shanghai GM 9307
37 Chevrolet Malibu Shanghai GM 9131
38 Ford Mondeo Changan Ford 9091
39 Peugeot 308 Dongfeng PSA 8434
40 Volkswagen Gran Lavida Shanghai Volkswagen 8397
41 BMW 3 Series BMW Brilliance 7976
42 BAIC E Series BAIC 7767
43 Toyota Corolla EX FAW Toyota 7739
44 Honda Accord GAC Honda 7216
45 Volkswagen Polo Shanghai Volkswagen 7112
46 Baojun 630 SAIC-GM-Wuling 6908
47 Citroen C-Quatre Sedan Dongfeng PSA 6723
48 Geely MK (King Kong) Geely 6340
49 Peugeot 301 Dongfeng PSA 6260
50 Toyota Yaris L GAC Toyota 6186
51 Skoda Rapid Shanghai Volkswagen 6173
52 Changan Alsvin V3 Changan 6042
53 Honda Jade Dongfeng Honda 5834
54 Nissan Sunny Dongfeng Nissan 5510
55 Suzuki Beidouxing (Wagon R) Changhe Suzuki 5498
56 Chery E3 Chery 5466
57 Kia Forte Dongfeng Yueda Kia 5449
58 Besturn B50 FAW 5379
59 Citroen C4L Dongfeng PSA 5275
60 Peugeot 408 Dongfeng PSA 5097
61 Changan CX20 Changan 5013
62 Suzuki Alto Changan Suzuki 4980
63 Buick Excelle XT Shanghai GM 4973
64 Mazda6 FAW Mazda 4946
65 Buick LaCrosse Shanghai GM 4921
66 BYD F3 Surui (F5, Suri) BYD 4742
67 Venucia R50 Dongfeng Nissan 4740
68 Haima M3 Haima 4646
69 Honda City GAC Honda 4606
70 Volkswagen Passat CC FAW Volkswagen 4540
71 Kia K5 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 4475
72 BYD F0 BYD 4420
73 Geely LC (Panda) Geely 4414
74 Haima Family Haima 4315
75 Hyundai Sonata Beijing Hyundai 4138
76 Suzuki Swift Changan Suzuki 4134
77 Fiat Viaggio GAC Fiat 4116
78 Changan Alsvin V5 Changan 3973
79 Zotye Z300 Zotye 3947
80 Changan Benni Changan 3940
81 Zhonghua H330 Brilliance 3906
82 Toyota Reiz FAW Toyota 3900
83 Hyundai Elantra Beijing Hyundai 3811
84 Honda Civic Dongfeng Honda 3699
85 FAW Xiali series FAW 3651
86 Mazda3 Axela Changan Mazda 3343
87 Ford Fiesta, hatchback version Changan Ford 3328
88 Venucia D50 Dongfeng Nissan 3298
89 Senova D50 BAIC 3238
90 MG3 SAIC 3190
91 Soueast V3 Soueast 3152
92 Great Wall C30 Great Wall 3116
93 BYD L3 BYD 3044
94 Hyundai Verna, hatchback version Beijing Hyundai 3030
95 Lifan 620 Lifan 2961
96 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Beijing Benz 2930
97 Citroen C5 Dongfeng PSA 2920
98 JAC J5 JAC 2919
99 Nissan Livina Dongfeng Nissan 2836
100 Chery QQ Chery 2816

 

Top 50 best-selling SUVs in May 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Haval H6 Great Wall 24404
2 Volkswagen Tiguan Shanghai Volkswagen 19778
3 Honda CR-V Dongfeng Honda 14396
4 Toyota RAV4 FAW Toyota 13522
5 Hyundai ix35 Beijing Hyundai 12048
6 Ford Kuga Changan Ford 11393
7 Nissan X-Trail Dongfeng Nissan 11058
8 Audai Q5 FAW Volkswagen 9483
9 Changan CS35 Changan 8977
10 Audi Q3 FAW Volkswagen 8494
11 Kia Sportage R Dongfeng Yueda Kia 8061
12 Nissan Qashqai Dongfeng Nissan 7988
13 Toyota Highlander GAC Toyota 7939
14 Chery Tiggo 5 Chery 7650
15 BYD S6 BYD 7493
16 Ford EcoSport Changan Ford 7404
17 Chery Tiggo 3 Chery 7103
18 Trumpchi GS5 GAC 6685
19 Buick Encore Shanghai GM 6500
20 Great Wall M4 Great Wall 6157
21 Hyundai Santa Fe Beijing Hyundai 6027
22 Mitsubishi ASX GAC Mitsubishi 5715
23 Peugeot 3008 Dongfeng PSA 5497
24 Geely GX7 Geely 5420
25 Chevrolet Trax Shanghai GM 5293
26 Besturn X80 FAW 5265
27 Haval H5 Great Wall 5164
28 Lifan X60 Lifan 5007
29 Zotye T600 Zotye 4792
30 Peugeot 2008 Dongfeng PSA 4510
31 Mazda CX-5 FAW Mazda 4279
32 BMW X1 BMW Brilliance 3963
33 Mercedes-Benz GLK 300 Beijing Benz 3852
34 Suzuki S-Cross Changan Suzuki 3733
35 Kia Sportage Dongfeng Yueda Kia 3591
36 Chevrolet Captiva Shanghai GM 3337
37 Landwind SUVs JMC 3198
38 Haima S5 Haima 3193
39 JMC Yusheng JMC 2423
40 Hyundai Tucson Beijing Hyundai 2229
41 JAC Refine S5 JAC 2040
42 Changan CS75 Changan 1758
43 Skoda Yeti Shanghai Volkswagen 1727
44 Haima7 (Qishi) Haima 1576
45 Zhonghua V5 Brilliance 1567
46 Yema F12 Sichuan Auto 1556
47 Changfeng Heijingang GAC Changfeng 1387
48 Zhongxing C3 Zhongxing (ZXAUTO) 1329
49 Hawtai Boliger Hawtai 1113
50 Toyota Prado FAW Toyota 1072

 

Top 20 best-selling MPVs in May 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Wuling Hongguang SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) 50333
2 Dongfeng Fengxing Lingzhi Dongfeng Liuzhou 10706
3 Chana Honor Changan 9548
4 Dongfeng Fengxing Joyear Dongfeng Liuzhou 8366
5 Buick GL8 Shanghai GM 7098
6 Weiwang M20 BAIC 6611
7 JAC Refine JAC 5288
8 Dongfeng Sokon Fengguang Dongfeng Sokon 4980
9 Chana Eulove Changan 3318
10 Gonow Starry GAC Gonow 3200
11 Volkswagen Touran Shanghai Volkswagen 2858
12 Dongfeng Succe Dongfeng (Zhengzhou) Nissan 2113
13 Nissan NV200 Dongfeng (Zhengzhou) Nissan 1682
14 Toyota E’Z (Verso) GAC Toyota 1426
15 FAW Senya (Xenia) FAW Jilin 1293
16 JAC J6 JAC 1221
17 Jinbei Grace Brilliance 875
18 Honda Elysion Dongfeng Honda 828
19 Mercedes-Benz Vito Fujian Vito 767
20 Foton M-PX Beiqi Foton 705

(Data in the above three tables come from China Passenger Car Association, or CPCA)