Best-selling New Cars in May 2016

According to China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), automakers in the country delivered 1,731,000 sedans (two- or three-box), SUVs, and MPVs last month, 13.6% more than May 2015. In the first five months of 2016, the Chinese passenger car market expanded 9.6% to 8.9 million units.

The joint venture of FAW and Volkswagen sold 150,275 units in May, being the largest carmaker. SAIC-Volkswagen, the runner-up, posted 149,403 sales, followed by SAIC-GM (141,169), Beijing-Hyundai (100,328), Dongfeng-Nissan (90,630), Changan (86,174), SAIC-GM-Wuling (81,658), Great Wall (63,513), FAW-Toyota (58,962), and GAC-Honda (52,333).

Most Popular sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in May 2016: the top 100 models (not including the imported)
Rank Models Manufacturers Monthly Sales
1 VW Lavida Sedan SAIC-VW 36047
2 VW Jetta FAW-VW 30546
3 Buick Excelle GT SAIC-GM 30343
4 Toyota Corolla FAW-Toyota 29318
5 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng-Nissan 28704
6 VW Sagitar FAW-VW 27988
7 Ford Escort Changan-Ford 21010
8 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing-Hyundai 18152
9 VW Polo SAIC-VW 16915
10 Chevorlet Cruze SAIC-GM 16667
11 Emgrand 7 (EC7) Geely 15101
12 Toyota Levin GAC-Toyota 15073
13 VW Santana SAIC-VW 14846
14 VW Bora SAIC-VW 14321
15 Kia K3 Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 14243
16 BMW 5 Series BMW-Brilliance 13429
17 Hyundai Mistra Beijing-Hyundai 13156
18 VW Passat SAIC-VW 12998
19 Buick Verano Seda SAIC-GM 12990
20 Skoda Octavia SAIC-VW 12769
21 VW Golf FAW-VW 12614
22 Honda Accord GAC-Honda 12121
23 Mazda3 Axela Changan-Mazda 12016
24 Hyundai Elantra Lingdong Beijing-Hyundai 11884
25 VW Magotan FAW-VW 11651
26 Hyundai Verna Sedan Beijing-Hyundai 11404
27 Audi A6L FAW-VW 11227
28 Chery Arizzo5 Chery 10986
29 Changan Eado Changan 10590
30 Toyota Vios FAW-Toyota 10541
31 Nissan Teana Dongfeng-Nissan 10410
32 VW Lamando SAIC-VW 9900
33 Buick Excelle SAIC-GM 9865
34 Audi A4L FAW-VW 9774
35 Kia K2 Sedan Dongfeng-Yueda -Kia 9746
36 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Beijing-Benz 9582
37 Toyota Camry GAC-Toyota 9346
38 Honda Fit GAC-Honda 8978
39 Hyundai Elantra Yuedong Beijing-Hyundai 8775
40 BMW 3 Series BMW-Brilliance 8285
41 BYD F3 BYD 8029
42 Chevrolet Sail Sedan SAIC GM 7500
43 Citroen C-Elysee Dongfeng-PSA 7049
44 Peugeot 408 Dongfeng-PSA 7029
45 Ford New Focus Sedan Changan-Ford 6799
46 VW Gran Lavida SAIC-VW 6759
47 Nissan Lannia Dongfeng-Nissan 6605
48 Honda Crider GAC-Honda 6002
49 Ford New Focus Hatchback Changan-Ford 5998
50 Roewe 360 SAIC 5772
51 Citroen C4 Dongfeng-PSA 5769
52 Changan Alsvin V7 Changan 5627
53 Honda City GAC-Honda 5389
54 Nissan Sunny Dongfeng-Nissan 5339
55 Toyota Yaris L GAC-Toyota 5197
56 Skoda Rapid Sedan SAIV-VW 5153
57 Chevrolet Malibu SAIC-GM 5118
58 Zotye SR7 Zotye 5100
59 BYD Song BYD 5029
60 Peugeot 308 Dongfeng-PSA 4713
61 Buick Regal SAIC-GM 4682
62 Audi A3 Sportback FAW-VW 4629
63 Buick LaCrosse SAIC-GM 4628
64 Honda Civic Dongfeng-Honda 4624
65 Besturn B30 FAW 4470
66 Geely MK Geely 4352
67 Geely GC9 (Borui) Geely 4024
68 VW Golf Sportsvan FAW-VW 4020
69 Brilliance H320 Brilliancce 3751
70 Roewe 350 SAIC 3627
71 Honda Greiz Dongfeng-Honda 3336
72 Hyundai Sonata Beijing-Hyundai 3304
73 Chery Fulwin2 Hatchback Chery 3179
74 Honda Jade Dongfeng Honda 3102
75 Changan Benni Changan 3026
76 Ford Mondeo Changan-Ford 3013
77 Volvo S60L Volvo Asia Pacific 2964
78 Skoda Superb SAIC-VW 2877
79 Changan Alsvin V3 Changan 2838
80 Cadillac XTS SAIC GM 2731
81 BYD Qin BYD 2705
82 Cadillac ATS-L SAIC-GM 2675
83 Kandi EV Kandi 2598
84 VW Gran Santana SAIC-VW 2467
85 Toyota Corolla EX FAW-Toyota 2378
86 Suzuki Alivio Changan-Suzuki 2348
87 Suzuki Beidouxing (Wagon R) Changhe-Suzuki 2265
88 VW CC FAW-VW 2251
89 Skoda Rapid Spaceback SAIC-VW 2227
90 Roewe e550 SAIC 2198
91 Honda Spirior Dongfeng-Honda 2175
92 Toyota Crown FAW-Toyota 2020
93 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Beijing-Benz 2067
94 Chery QQ Chery 2060
95 Audi A3 Limousine FAW-VW 2037
96 Everus S1 GAC-Honda 1967
97 Haima Family Haima 1960
98 BYD Surui BYD 1930
99 Toyota Reiz FAW-Toyota 1926
100 Nissan Tiida Dongfeng-Nissan 1919

 

Top 80 Best-selling China-made SUVs in May 2016
Rank Models Manufacturers Monthly Sales
1 Haval H6 Great Wall 37435
2 Trumpchi GS4 GAC 26019
3 Buick Envision SAIC-GM 19150
4 Baojun 560 SAIC-GM-Wuling 18515
5 VW Tiguan SAIC-VW 18328
6 Honda XR-V Dongfeng-Honda 14959
7 Nissan X-Trail Dongfeng-Nissan 14623
8 Hyundai Tucson Beijing-Hyundai 14528
9 Honda Vezel GAC-Honda 14398
10 Honda CR-V Dongfeng-Honda 14194
11 Haval H2 Great Wall 12476
12 Nissan Qashqai Dongfeng-Nissan 11800
13 Changan CS35 Changan 11785
14 Chery Tiggo3 Chery 11646
15 Changan CS75 Changan 11495
16 JAC Refine S3 JAC 11275
17 Geely Yuanjing (GC7) Geely 10885
18 Audi Q5 FAW-VW 10708
19 Hyundai ix25 Beijing-Hyundai 10126
20 Toyota RAV4 FAW-Toyota 9900
21 Chana CX70 Changan 9723
22 Ford Edge Changan-Ford 9454
23 Jeep Cherokee GAC-Fiat -Chrysler 8904
24 Toyota Highlander GAC-Toyota 8513
25 Audi Q3 FAW-VW 8269
26 Buick Encore SAIC-GM 7569
27 Mercedes-Benz GLK Beijing-Benz 7254
28 Soueast DX7 Soueast 7087
29 BYD S7 BYD 7004
30 Kia KX5 Dongfeng- Yueda-Kia 6959
31 Brilliance V3 Brilliance 6768
32 Hyundai ix35 Beijing-Hyundai 6686
33 Huansu S3 BAIC Yinxiang 6506
34 Changan CS15 Changan 6411
35 Kia Sportage R Dongfeng-Yueda -Kia 6287
36 Zotye Damai X5 Zotye 6278
37 Geely Boyue Geely 6049
38 Kia KX3 Dongfeng-Yueda -Kia 6011
39 Leopaard CS10 GAC Changfeng 5994
40 Senova X25 BAIC 5943
41 Citroen C3-XR Dongfeng-PSA 5898
42 Venucia T70 Dongfeng-Nissan 5793
43 Mercedes-Benz GLA Beijing-Benz 5746
44 Landwind SUVs Jiangling Motor Holding 5709
45 Dongfeng Fengxing Joyear SUV Dongfeng Liuzhou 5488
46 Haima S5 Haima 5330
47 Changhe Q25 Changhe 5259
48 BYD Yuan BYD 5248
49 Haval H1 Great Wall 5227
50 MG GS SAIC 4460
51 Zotye T600 Zotye 4406
52 Peugeot 3008 Dongfeng-PSA 4093
53 Weiwang S50 BAIC 4000
54 Mazda CX-5 Changan-Mazda 3900
55 Land Rover Discovery Sport Chery Jaguar Land Rover 3842
56 Suzuki Vitara Changan-Suzuki 3481
57 Dongfeng Fengshen AX7 Dongfeng Fengshen 3405
58 BYD Tang BYD 3249
59 Mitsubishi ASX GAC-Mitsubishi 3244
60 Chery Tiggo5 Chery 3243
61 JAC Refine S2 JAC 3192
62 Ford Kuga Changan-Ford 3186
63 Haval H7 Great Wall 3175
64 Senova X55 BAIC 3099
65 JAC Refine S5 JAC 3093
66 Huansu S6 BAIC Yinxiang 3029
67 DFSK Fengguang (Glory) 580 Dongfeng Sokon 3022
68 Senova X35 BAIC 3003
69 Luxgen U6 Dongfeng-Yulon 2956
70 Dongfeng Fengshen AX3 Dongfeng Fengshen 2855
71 Cadillac XT5 SAIC-GM 2853
72 Geely GS Geely 2800
73 Volvo XC60 Volvo Asia Pacific 2781
74 Toyota Prado FAW-Toyota 2746
75 Peugeot 2008 Dongfeng-PSA 2687
76 Hawtai Santa Fe Hawtai 2567
77 BMW X1 BMW-Brilliance 2472
78 Skoda Yeti SAIC-VW 2434
79 Chevrolet Trax SAIC-GM 2399
80 Yema T70 Sichuan Auto 2320
80 Haval H5 Great Wall 2310

 

Top 20 Best-selling China-made MPVs in May 2016
Rank Models Manufacturers Monthly Sales
1 Wuling Hongguang SAIC-GM-Wuling 45199
2 Baojun 730 SAIC-GM-Wuling 14060
3 Chana Oushang Changan 12928
4 Chana Honor Changan 10966
5 Weiwang M30 BAIC 8829
6 Dongfeng Fengxing Lingzhi Dongfeng Liuzhou 8409
7 Buick GL8 SAIC-GM 7264
8 Huansu H3 BAIC Yinxiang 7013
9 Jinbei 750 Brilliance Xinyuan 5820
10 Karry K50 Chery 5295
11 DFSK Fengguang (Glory) 330 Dongfeng Sokon 5170
12 DFSK Fengguang (Glory) 370 Dongfeng Sokon 4688
13 VW Touran L SAIC-VW 4127
14 JAC Refine JAC 4080
15 FAW Senya R7 FAW Jilin 3931
16 Dongfeng Fengxing S500 Dongfeng Liuzhou 3701
17 Honda Odyssey GAC-Honda 2888
18 Changhe Freedom M50 Changhe 2650
19 Honda Elysion Dongfeng-Honda 2132
20 Wuling Zhengcheng SAIC-GM-Wuling 2000

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