Best-selling Cars in January 2015

Automakers in China delivered 2,319,600 new vehicles in the first month of 2015, 7.56% more than the same period a year earlier. Compared with the last month of 2014, deliveries dropped 3.75%. Passenger car sales jumped 10.35% on year to 2,038,000 units; commercial vehicle sales fell 9.04% to 281,600.

In January, the sedan sector saw demand rise 2.18% to 1,221,900; demand for MPVs increased 17.33% to 225,500; SUV sales shot up 51.13% to 487,300. The microvan market contracted 24.32% to 103,300.

Sales of the top ten passenger car makers in January:

1. Shanghai Volkswagen: 205,700

2. FAW Volkswagen: 191,500

3. SAIC-GM-Wuling: 162,800

4. Shanghai GM: 160,800

5. Chongqing Changan: 140,000

6. Beijing Hyundai: 103,300

7. Changan Ford: 83,400

8. Dongfeng Nissan: 78,100

9. Great Wall: 77,500

10. Dongfeng PSA: 71,600

The figures above come from China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in January 2015
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai VW 39695
2 VW Jetta FAW VW 35134
3 VW Sagitar FAW VW 31054
4 VW Passat Shanghai VW 29204
5 VW Santana Shanghai VW 28407
6 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 27850
7 Chevrolet Cruze Shanghai GM 26200
8 VW Golf FAW VW 26078
9 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 25372
10 VW Magotan FAW VW 25268
11 Geely Emgrand 7 (EC7) Geely 24549
12 Changan Eado Changan 22964
13 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 22454
14 Hyundai Verna Sedan Beijing Hyundai 22143
15 VW Bora FAW VW 21816
16 Chevrolet Sail Sedan Shanghai GM 21725
17 Ford Escort Changan Ford 18810
18 Buick Excelle GT Shanghai GM 18576
19 VW Polo Shanghai VW 17946
20 Kia K3 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 16778
21 BMW 5 Series BMW Brilliance 16686
22 VW Gran Lavida Shanghai VW 16278
23 Ford Focus Hatchback Changan Ford 16256
24 Toyota Corolla FAW Toyota 15897
25 Skoda Octavia Shanghai VW 15238
26 Audi A6L FAW VW 15156
27 BYD F3 BYD 14304
28 Kia K2 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 14223
29 Hyundai Mistra Beijing Hyundai 14097
30 Ford Focus Sedan Changan Ford 14006
31 Toyota Camry GAC Toyota 13552
32 Peugeot 308 Dongfeng PSA 12642
33 Geely GC7 (Yuanjing) Geely 12108
34 Audi A4L FAW VW 11988
35 Buick Regal Shanghai GM 11893
36 Buick LaCrosse Shanghai GM 11672
37 Chevrolet Malibu Shanghai GM 11325
38 Ford Mondeo Changan Ford 10697
39 Nissan Sunny Dongfeng Nissan 9158
40 Mazda3 Axela Changan Mazda 9150
41 Toyota Levin GAC Toyota 9145
42 Changan Alsvin Changan 9140
43 Hyundai Elantra Yuedong Beijing Hyundai 9113
44 Nissan Teana Dongfeng Nissan 8912
45 BMW 3 Series BMW Brilliance 8625
46 Changan Alsvin V3 Changan 8566
47 Citroen C-Elysee Dongfeng PSA 8466
48 Peugeot 408 Dongfeng PSA 8396
49 Geely MK Geely 8156
50 Citroen C-Quatre Dongfeng PSA 7994
51 Peugeot 301 Dongfeng PSA 7487
52 Honda Crider GAC Honda 7473
53 Roewe 350 SAIC 7405
54 Honda Fit GAC Honda 7380
55 Toyota Yaris L GAC Toyota 7295
56 Toyota Vios FAW Toyota 7279
57 Besturn B50 FAW 7210
58 Changan Benni Changan 7134
59 Senova D50 BAIC 6897
60 Kia K4 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 6831
61 Skoda Rapid Shanghai VW 6804
62 Haima Family Haima 6803
63 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Beijing Benz 6802
64 Venucia R50 Dongfeng Nissan 6058
65 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Beijing Benz 6021
66 Soueast V3 Soueast 5777
67 Chery Fulwin Chery 5775
68 VW Lamando Shanghai VW 5760
69 Changan CX20 Changan 5615
70 Honda Accord GAC Honda 5205
71 Suzuki Beidouxing (Wagon R) Changhe Suzuki 5145
72 Trumpchi GA3S GAC 5110
73 Audi A3 FAW VW 5088
74 BYD Surui BYD 4855
75 VW Passat CC FAW VW 4853
76 Brilliance H330 Brilliance 4763
77 Great Wall C30 Great Wall 4609
78 Nissan Tiida Dongfeng Nissan 4518
79 FAW Xiali series FAW 4511
80 BYD G5 BYD 4497
81 Citroen C4L Dongfeng PSA 4456
82 Hyundai Verna Hatchback Beijing Hyundai 4372
83 Venucia D50 Dongfeng Nissan 4368
84 Chery QQ Chery 4192
85 BYD L3 BYD 4185
86 Chery E3 Chery 4159
87 Haima M3 Haima 4074
88 Chery Arrizo 3 Chery 3944
89 Suzuki Alto Changan Suzuki 3756
90 Kia Forte Dongfeng Yueda Kia 3716
91 Senova D20 BAIc 3635
92 Honda Jade Dongfeng Honda 3436
93 Changhe Suzuki Liana Changhe Suzuki 3382
94 Zotye Z500 Zotye 3309
95 Suzuki Alivio Changan Suzuki 3232
96 Dongfeng Fengshen A30 Dongfeng 3216
97 Suzuki Swift Changan Suzuki 3215
98 Zotye Z300 Zotye 3190
99 Geely LC (Panda) Geely 3178
100 Mazda6 Atenza FAW Mazda 3080

 

Top 50 best-selling SUVs in January 2015
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Haval H6 Great Wall 36117
2 VW Tiguan Shanghai VW 32912
3 Changan CS35 Changan 22155
4 JAC Refine S3 JAC 20190
5 Huansu S3 BAIC 16414
6 Changan CS75 Changan 15739
7 Haval H2 Great Wall 15207
8 Ford Kuga Changan Ford 12010
9 Nissan X-Trail Dongfeng Nissan 11430
10 Honda CR-V Dongfeng Honda 11211
11 Zotye T600 Zotye 10724
12 Hyundai ix35 Beijing Hyundai 10171
13 Chery Tiggo 3 Chery 9489
14 Honda Vezel GAC Honda 9461
15 Buick Envision Shanghai GM 9325
16 Hyundai ix25 Beijing Hyundai 9173
17 Besturn X80 FAW 8115
18 Dongfeng Fengshen AX7 Dongfeng 8073
19 Peugeot 2008 Dongfeng PSA 8010
20 Audi Q5 FAW VW 7996
21 Geely GX7 Geely 7675
22 Luxgen U6 Dongfeng Yulon 7647
23 Haval H1 Great Wall 7542
24 Audi Q3 FAW VW 7100
25 Kia Sportage R Dongfeng Yueda Kia 7031
26 Ford EcoSport Changan Ford 7000
27 Haima S6 Haima 6623
28 Buick Encore Shanghai GM 6513
29 Lifan X60 Lifan 6352
30 Mercedes-Benz GLK Beijing Benz 6199
31 Honda XR-V Dongfeng Honda 6149
32 Chery Tiggo 5 Chery 6072
33 Dongfeng Sokon Fengguang 360 Dongfeng 5778
34 Mitsubishi ASX GAC Mitsubishi 5762
35 Great Wall M4 Great Wall 5675
36 Mazda CX-5 Changan Mazda 5330
37 Peugeot 3008 Dongfeng PSA 5288
38 BYD S7 BYD 5159
39 BYD S6 BYD 5158
40 Nissan Qashqai Dongfeng Nissan 4934
41 Huansu S2 BAIC 4845
42 Chevrolet Trax Shanghai GM 4766
43 Suzuki S-Cross Changan Suzuki 4749
44 BMW X1 BMW Brilliance 4481
45 Trumpchi GS5 GAC 4440
46 FAW Jumper FAW 4154
47 Brilliance V5 Brilliance 4016
48 Toyota RAV4 FAW Toyota 3132
49 Haval H9 Great Wall 3066
50 Citroen C3-XR Dongfeng PSA 3010

 

Top 20 best-selling MPVs in January 2015
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Wuling Hongguang SAIC-GM-Wuling 70580
2 Baojun 730 SAIC-GM-Wuling 30016
3 Chana Honor Changan 23238
4 Dongfeng Fengxing Joyear Dongfeng 22640
5 Dongfeng Fengxing Lingzhi Dongfeng 12365
6 Dongfeng Sokon Fengguang 330 Dongfeng 12063
7 Weiwang M20 BAIC 10017
8 Buick GL8 Shanghai GM 7786
9 Chana Eulove Changan 7045
10 JAC Refine JAC 4986
11 VW Touran Shanghai VW 4213
12 Gonow Starry GAC Gonow 3100
13 Honda Odyssey GAC Honda 2288
14 Changhe Freedom M50 Changhe 2136
15 Wuling Zhengcheng SAIC-GM-Wuling 2006
16 Toyota E’Z GAC Toyota 1458
17 Karry K50 Chery 1445
18 Nissan NV200 Zhengzhou Nissan 1240
19 Jinbei Grace (Geruisi) Brilliance 1164
20 Dongfeng Succe Zhengzhou Nissan 1028

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