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Most Popular New Cars in September 2014

According to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers), automakers in the country delivered 1,983,600 new vehicles in the last month and 17,000,900 units in the January-September period. Compared with the same period in 2013, the numbers rose 2.47% and 7.04% respectively. Passenger car sales grew 6.44% in September to 1,696,000 and 10.17% in the first nine months to 14,155,500.

Sales of the top-ten passenger car makers in September are (according to China Passenger Car Association):

1. Shanghai GM: 161,453

2. FAW VW: 150,120

3. Shanghai VW: 145,008

4. SGMW: 137,249

5. Beijing Hyundai: 95,255

6. Changan: 90,081

7. Dongfeng Nissan: 72,927

8. Changan Ford: 69,420

9. Dongfeng PSA: 64,138

10. Dongfeng Yueda Kia: 57,010

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in September 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 VW Lavida, sedan version Shanghai VW 35379
2 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 29549
3 VW Sagitar FAW VW 27016
4 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 24691
5 Chevy Sail, sedan version Shanghai GM 24590
6 Chevy Cruze Shanghai GM 24256
7 VW Santana Shanghai VW 22473
8 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 22414
9 Hyundai Verna, sedan version Beijing Hyundai 21897
10 VW Jetta FAW VW 20916
11 Toyota Corolla FAW Toyota 20238
12 FAW Golf FAW VW 18697
13 Geely Emgrand 7 (EC7) Geely 17952
14 Buick Excelle GT Shanghai GM 17755
15 VW Passat Shanghai VW 17494
16 VW Bora FAW VW 17094
17 Kia K3 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 16519
18 Changan Eado Changan 16324
19 VW Magotan FAW VW 16077
20 Honda Crider GAC Honda 13656
21 Audi A6L FAW VW 13250
22 Toyota Camry FAC Toyota 13073
23 Ford New Focus, sedan version Changan Ford 12432
24 Hyundai Mistra Beijing Hyundai 12277
25 Toyota Vios FAW Toyota 11840
26 Chevy Malibu Shanghai GM 11812
27 Citroen C-Elysee Dongfeng PSA 11403
28 BMW 5 Series BMW Brilliance 11265
29 Ford New Focus, hatchback version Changan Ford 11237
30 Kia K2, two-box version Dongfeng Yueda Kia 11088
31 VW Polo Shanghai VW 10511
32 Buick Regal Shanghai GM 10491
33 VW Gran Lavida Shanghai VW 10450
34 Skoda Octavia Shanghai VW 10423
35 BYD F3 BYD 10236
36 Audi A4L FAW VW 10178
37 Toyota Levin GAC Toyota 9988
38 Honda Fit GAC Honda 9534
39 Ford Mondeo Changan Ford 9494
40 Honda Accord GAC Honda 9355
41 Hyundai Elantra Yuedong Beijing Hyundai 9129
42 Peugeot 308 Dongfeng PSA 9060
43 Citroen C-Quatre Dongfeng PSA 8510
44 BMW 3 Series BMW Brilliance 8489
45 Nissan Teana Dongfeng Nissan 7958
46 Buick LaCrosse Shanghai GM 7878
47 Chery QQ Chery 7239
48 BYD L3 BYD 7061
49 Audi A3 Sportback FAW VW 6926
50 FAW Besturn B50 FAW 6908
51 Geely MK (King Kong) Geely 6890
52 BAIC E Series BAIC 6800
53 Toyota Corolla EX FAW Toyota 6630
54 Mazda 3 Axela Changan Mazda 6568
55 Roewe 350 SAIC 6466
56 BYD Surui (new F3, Suri) BYD 6421
57 Changan Alsvin V3 Changan 6203
58 Ford Focus Classical, hatchback version Changan Ford 6175
59 Ford Fiesta Changan Ford 6029
60 Citroen C4L Dongfeng PSA 5861
61 Skoda Rapid Shanghai VW 5639
62 Haima Family Haima 5510
63 Senova D50 BAIC 5507
64 Peugeot 408 Dongfeng PSA 5239
65 Nissan Sunny Dongfeng Nissan 5234
66 Kia K5 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 5192
67 Kia Forte Dongfeng Yueda Kia 5062
68 Peugeot 301 Dongfeng PSA 5047
69 Nissan Tiida Dongfeng Nissan 4835
70 Toyota Yaris L GAC Toyota 4676
71 Trumpchi GA3 GAC 4488
72 Honda Jade Dongfeng Honda 4383
73 Mercedes-Benz E Class Beijing Benz 4367
74 Kia K4 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 4319
75 Fiat Viaggio GAC Fiat 4295
76 Changhe-Suzuki Beidouxing (Wagon R) Changhe Suzuki 4269
77 Brilliance H330 Brilliance 4128
78 Chery E3 Chery 4108
79 Buick Excelle XT Shanghai GM 3881
79 Zotye Z300 Zotye 3881
81 FAW Xiali series FAW 3869
82 Toyota Reiz FAW Toyota 3804
83 Mercedes-Benz C Class Beijing Benz 3701
84 Venucia R50 Dongfeng Nissan 3634
85 VW Passat CC FAW VW 3603
86 Ford Focus Classical, sedan version Changan Ford 3467
87 Venucia R30 Dongfeng Nissan 3393
88 Great Wall C30 Great Wall 3383
89 Changhe-Suzuki Liana Changhe Suzuki 3352
90 Suzuki Alto Changan Alto 3331
91 Great Wall C50 Great Wall 3327
92 Mazda6 Atenza FAW Mazda 3325
93 Chevy Aveo, sedan version Shanghai GM 3283
94 Hyundai Elantra Classical Beijing Hyundai 3237
95 Mazda6 Classical FAW Mazda 3224
96 FAW Besturn B70 FAW 3190
97 Changan Alsvin V5 Changan 3188
98 Hyundai Sonata, 8th-gen Beijing Hyundai 3183
99 Dongfeng Fengshen A60 Dongfeng 3134
100 Soueast V3 Soueast 3012

 

Top 50 best-selling SUVs in September 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Haval H6 Great Wall 27744
2 VW Tiguan Shanghai VW 20306
3 Nissan X-Trail Dongfeng Nissan 12968
4 Chery Tiggo 3 Chery 12877
5 Ford Kuga Changan Ford 11572
6 Hyundai ix35 Beijing Hyundai 10992
7 Changan CS35 Changan 10594
8 Audi Q5 FAW VW 9253
9 Changan CS75 Changan 9239
10 Chery Tiggo 5 Chery 8962
11 Honda CR-V Dongfeng Honda 8478
12 Haval H2 Great Wall 8288
13 Kia Sportage R Dongfeng Yueda Kia 8226
14 Great Wall M4 Great Wall 8171
15 Ford EcoSport Changan Ford 7623
16 BYD S6 BYD 7500
17 BAIC Huansu S3 BAIC 7472
18 Peugeot 3008 Dongfeng PSA 7217
19 Toyota RAV4 FAW Toyota 7132
20 Audi Q3 FAW VW 7110
21 Zotye T600 Zotye 6992
22 Buick Encore Shanghai GM 6988
23 Besturn X80 FAW 6903
24 Toyota Highlander GAC Toyota 6329
25 Geely GX7 Geely 6114
26 JAC Refine S3 JAC 6103
27 Peugeot 2008 Dongfeng PSA 6086
28 Luxgen U6 Dongfeng Yulon 5924
29 Nissan Qashqai Dongfeng Nissan 5855
30 Chevy Trax Shanghai GM 5754
31 Trumpchi GS5 GAC 5676
32 Lifan X60 Lifan 5189
33 Mazda CX-5 Changan Mazda 4385
34 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class Beijing Benz 4132
35 Hyundai ix25 Beijing Hyundai 3972
36 Hyundai Santa Fe Beijing Hyundai 3894
37 Haima S5 Haima 3817
38 BMW X1 BMW Brilliance 3609
39 Suzuki S-Cross Changan Suzuki 3502
40 Mitsubishi ASX GAC Mitsubishi 3039
41 Haval H5 Great Wall 3000
42 Kia Sportage Dongfeng Yueda Kia 2750
43 BAIC Huansu S2 BAIC 2490
44 Zhongxing C3 Zhongxing 2471
45 Landwind SUVs Jiangling 2455
46 Brilliance V5 Brilliance 2345
47 Hawtai Santa Fe Hawtai 2335
48 Chevy Captiva Shanghai GM 2160
49 Hawtai B35 Hawtai 1870
50 Skoda Yeti Shanghai VW 1653

 

Top 20 best-selling Mini Vans in September 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Wuling Hongguang SGMW 60652
2 Baojun 730 SGMW 21016
3 Changan Honor Changan 13404
4 Dongfeng Fengxing Joyear Dongfeng Liuzhou 12037
5 Dongfeng Sokon Fengguang Dongfeng Sokon (DFSK) 9281
6 Dongfeng Fengxing Lingzhi Dongfeng Liuzhou 9100
7 Buick GL8 Shanghai GM 6807
8 JAC Refine JAC 5277
9 Honda Odyssey GAC Honda 4585
10 Chana Eulove Changan 4292
11 VW Touran Shanghai VW 3316
12 Gonow Starry GAC Gonow 3210
13 BAIC Weiwang BAIC 2500
14 Dongfeng Succe Zhengzhou Nissan 1993
15 Toyota E’Z GAC Toyota 1232
16 Jinbei Grace Brilliance 1201
17 FAW Senya (Xenia) FAW 1132
18 Honda Elysion Dongfeng Honda 579
19 Mercedes-Benz Vito Fujian Benz 484
20 Maxus G10 SAIC 470

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

Best-selling Cars in August 2014

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in August 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 VW Sagitar FAW VW 25717
2 VW Santana Shanghai VW 24541
3 VW Lavida, sedan Shanghai VW 24215
4 VW Jetta FAW VW 23891
5 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 22982
6 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 21856
7 Hyundai Verna, sedan Beijing Hyundai 21182
8 VW Bora FAW VW 19128
9 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 19031
10 VW Golf FAW VW 17764
11 Chevrolet Cruze Shanghai GM 17337
12 Toyota Corolla FAW Toyota 17174
13 VW Magotan FAW VW 17079
14 Chevrolet Sail, sedan Shanghai GM 16986
15 Audi A6 FAW VW 14760
16 Kia K3 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 14369
17 Buick Excelle GT Shanghai GM 13653
18 Changan Eado Changan 13372
19 VW Polo Shanghai VW 12486
20 Toyota Camry GAC Toyota 11306
21 BMW 5 Series BMW Brilliance 10772
22 Emgrand 7 Geely 10572
23 VW Gran Lavida Shanghai VW 10548
24 Hyundai Mistra Beijing Hyundai 10462
25 Chevorlet Malibu Shanghai GM 10326
26 Ford New Focus, sedan Changan Ford 10324
27 VW Passat Shanghai VW 10133
28 Citroen C-Elysee Dongfeng PSA 10122
29 Ford New Focus, hatchback Changan Ford 9681
30 Buick Regal Shanghai GM 9313
31 Kia K2, sedan Dongfeng Yueda Kia 9150
32 Toyota Vios FAW Toyota 9089
33 Honda Crider GAC Honda 8549
34 BYD F3 BYD 8480
35 Honda Fit GAC Honda 8427
35 BMW 3 Series BMW Brilliance 8427
37 Peugeot 308 Dongfeng PSA 8219
38 Audi A4 FAW VW 7800
39 Hyundai Elantra Yuedong Beijing Hyundai 7790
40 Ford Mondeo Changan Ford 7607
41 Buick LaCrosse Shanghai GM 7188
42 Skoda Octavia Shanghai VW 6985
43 Peugeot 301 Dongfeng PSA 6968
44 Toyota Levin GAC Toyota 6588
45 Citroen C-Quatre Dongfeng PSA 6494
46 Skoda Rapid, sedan Shanghai VW 6337
47 Toyota Corolla EX FAW Toyota 6317
48 Honda Accord GAC Honda 6141
49 Nissan Teana Dongfeng Nissan 6127
50 Haima Family Haima 5579
51 Senova D50 BAIC 5500
52 Nissan Tiida Dongfeng Nissan 5421
53 Geely MK Geely 5415
54 Roewe 350 SAIC 5232
55 Citroen C4L Dongfeng PSA 5172
56 Ford Focus Classical, hatchback Changan Ford 5087
57 Honda Jade Dongfeng Honda 5063
58 Ford Fiesta Changan Ford 5061
59 Mazda3 Axela Changan Mazda 4988
60 Nissan Sunny Dongfeng Nissan 4932
61 Besturn B50 FAW 4901
62 Kia Forte Dongfeng Yueda Kia 4874
63 Peugeot 408 Dongfeng PSA 4652
64 Kia K5 Dongfeng Yueda Kia 4588
65 Toyota Yaris L GAC Toyota 4442
66 VW Passat CC FAW VW 4145
67 Chery Fulwin, hatchback Chery 4100
68 Zotye Z300 Zotye 4077
69 Audi A3 Sportback FAW VW 4063
70 Changan Alsvin V3 Changan 3969
71 BYD Surui BYD 3928
72 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Beijing Benz 3917
73 Venucia R50 Dongfeng Nissan 3889
74 Toyota Reiz FAW Toyota 3874
75 Brilliance H330 Brilliance 3827
76 Mazda6 FAW Mazda 3747
77 Honda Civic Dongfeng Honda 3652
78 Chery E3 Chery 3624
79 FAW Xiali series FAW 3550
80 Buick Excelle XT Shanghai GM 3352
81 Suzuki Alto Changan Suzuki 3233
82 Ford Focus Classical, sedan Changan Ford 3213
83 Hyundai Sonata, 8-th Gen Beijing Hyundai 3156
84 Honda City Dongfeng Honda 3147
85 Mazda6 Atenza FAW Mazda 3020
86 Baojun 630 SGMW 3002
87 Suzuki Beidouxing Changhe Suzuki 2916
88 Changan CX20 Changan 2902
89 Citroen C5 Dongfeng PSA 2866
90 Suzuki Swift Changan Suzuki 2853
91 Nissan Livina Dongfeng Nissan 2821
92 Skoda Rapid Spaceback Shanghai VW 2745
93 Chevrolet Aveo, sedan Shanghai GM 2743
94 Peugeot 508 Dongfeng PSA 2715
95 Cadillac XTS Shanghai GM 2700
96 Suzuki Liana Changhe Suzuki 2699
97 Venucia D50 Dongfeng Nissan 2670
98 BAIC E series BAIC 2596
99 Lifan 620 Lifan 2588
100 BYD F0 BYD 2565

 

Top 50 best-selling SUVs in August 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Haval H6 Great Wall 25710
2 VW Tiguan Shanghai VW 21575
3 Nissan X-Trail Dongfeng Nissan 12391
4 Ford Kuga Changan Ford 12114
5 Honda CR-V Dongfeng Honda 11958
6 Chery Tiggo 3 Chery 11454
7 Hyundai ix35 Beijing Hyundai 11076
8 BYD S6 BYD 9425
9 BAIC Huansu series BAIC 8800
10 Audi Q3 FAW VW 8572
11 Chery Tiggo 5 Chery 8295
12 Buick Encore Shanghai GM 7675
13 Audi Q5 FAW VW 7424
14 Changan CS35 Changan 7007
15 Ford EcoSport Changan Ford 6300
16 Besturn X80 FAW 6277
17 Lifan X60 Lifan 5988
18 Zotye T600 Zotye 5890
19 Toyota RAV4 FAW Toyota 5864
20 Toyota Highlander GAC Toyota 5854
21 Kia Sportage R Dongfeng Yueda Kia 5849
22 Changan CS75 Changan 5772
23 Chevrolet Trax Shanghai GM 5587
24 Great Wall M4 Great Wall 5555
25 Nissan Qashqai Dongfeng Nissan 5400
26 Mitsubishi ASX GAC Mitsubishi 5272
27 Peugeot 2008 Dongfeng PSA 5059
28 Luxgen U6 Dongfeng Yulon 4880
29 Geely GX7 Geely 4575
30 Trumpchi GS5 GAC 4536
31 BMW X1 BMW 4436
32 Mercedes-Benz GLK 300 Beijing Benz 4334
33 Haval H2 Great Wall 3859
34 Hyundai Santa Fe Beijing Hyundai 3619
35 Zhonghua V5 Brilliance 3451
36 Haval H5 Great Wall 3219
37 Haima S5 Haima 3075
38 Mazda CX-5 Changan Mazda 3054
39 Kia Sportage Dongfeng Yueda Kia 2716
40 Chevrolet Captiva Shanghai GM 2590
41 Zhongxing C3 ZXAUTO 2569
42 Suzuki S-Cross Changan Suzuki 2366
43 Peugeot 3008 Dongfeng PSA 2209
44 JAC Refine S3 JAC 2000
45 Landwind SUVs JMC Landwind 1985
46 Leopaard (Liebao) Heijingang Changfeng 1921
47 Hawtai Santa Fe Hawtai 1610
48 Haima 7 (Qishi) Haima 1370
49 Hyundai Tucson Beijing Hyundai 1323
50 Hawtai Boliger Hawtai 1314

 

Top 20 best-selling MPVs in August 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Wuling Hongguang SGMW 56502
2 Baojun 730 SGMW 12006
3 Chana Honor Changan 10048
4 Dongfeng Fengxing Lingzhi Dongfeng Liuzhou 9762
5 Dongfeng Fengxing Joyear Dongfeng Liuzhou 9238
6 Buick GL8 Shanghai GM 6813
7 BAIC Weiwang M20 BAIC 5791
8 Dongfeng Sokon Fengguang Dongfeng Sokon 5689
9 VW Touran Shanghai VW 3715
10 JAC Refine JAC 3647
11 Honda Odyssey GAC Honda 3502
12 Gonow Starry GAC Gonow 3100
13 Chana Eulove Changan 2633
14 Dongfeng Succe Zhengzhou Nissan 1695
15 Jinbei Grace Brilliance 1423
16 Nissan NV200 Zhengzhou Nissan 1292
17 FAW Senya (Xenia) FAW Jilin 1090
18 Toyota E’Z GAC Toyota 819
19 Mercedes-Benz Vito Fujian Benz 534
20 BYD M6 BYD 532

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

Best-selling New Cars in the First Half of 2014

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in the first half of 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Volkswagen Lavida, sedan version Shanghai-Volkswagen 203008
2 Volkswagen New Santana Shanghai-Volkswagen 161952
3 Volkswagen Sagitar FAW-Volkswagen 155393
4 Volkswagen Jetta FAW-Volkswagen 152621
5 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 147404
6 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng-Nissan 145214
7 Volkswagen Passat Shanghai-Volkswagen 135954
8 Chevrolet Cruze Shanghai-GM 126236
9 Volkswagen Bora FAW-Volkswagen 123287
10 Chevrolet Sail, sedan version Shanghai-GM 119662
11 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing-Hyundai 114085
12 Volkswagen Magotan FAW-Volkswagen 110449
13 Hyundai Verna, sedan version Beijing-Hyundai 105112
14 Buick Excelle GT Shanghai-GM 100231
15 Volkswagen Golf FAW-Volkswagen 91517
16 Audi A6L FAW-Volkswagen 85875
17 Kia K3 Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 82274
18 Toyota Camry GAC-Toyota 81970
19 Honda Crider GAC-Honda 81758
20 Hyundai Elantra Yuedong Beijing-Hyundai 76967
21 Changan Eado Changan 74553
22 Ford New Focus, sedan version Changan-Ford 71971
23 BMW 5-Series BMW-Brilliance 71381
24 Kia K2, sedan version Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 68532
25 Ford New Focus, hatchback version Changan-Ford 64556
26 Geely Emgrand 7 (EC7) 64543
27 Volkswagen Polo Shanghai-Volkswagen 63994
28 Hyundai Mistra Beijing-Hyundai 63322
29 Toyota Vios FAW-Toyota 62993
30 Citroen New C-Elysee Dongfeng-PSA 61043
31 Audi A4L FAW-Volkswagen 60722
32 Nissan Teana Dongfeng-Nissan 57944
33 Chevrolet Malibu Shanghai-GM 57502
34 Nissan Tiida Dongfeng-Nissan 56687
35 Roewe 350 SAIC 56092
36 Volkswagen Gran Lavida Shanghai-Volkswagen 55261
37 Skoda Octavia Shanghai-Volkswagen 54475
38 Ford Mondeo Changan-Ford 52320
39 Buick Regal Shanghai-GM 51354
40 BYD F3 BYD 47253
41 BMW 3-Series BMW-Brilliance 46286
42 Toyota Corolla FAW-Toyota 44348
43 Peugeot 308 Dongfeng-PSA 44206
44 Citroen C-Quatre Dongfeng-PSA 43415
45 Toyota Corolla EX FAW-Toyota 43105
46 BAIC E-Series BAIC 41741
47 Skoda Rapid Shanghai-Volkswagen 40924
48 Toyota Yaris L GAC-Toyota 39835
48 Changan Alsvin V3 Changan 39835
50 BYD Surui (Suri) BYD 39543
51 Ford Focus Classical, hatchback version Changan-Ford 39349
52 Chery E3 Chery 38290
53 Buick LaCrosse Shanghai-GM 37403
54 Kia Forte Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 36826
55 Peugeot 301 Dongfeng-PSA 36691
56 Mazda6 FAW-Mazda 36025
57 Geely MK (King Kong) Geely 36023
58 Honda Accord GAC-Honda 35745
59 Venucia R50 Dongfeng-Nissan 34791
60 Citroen C4L Dongfeng-PSA 34399
61 Great Wall C30 Great Wall 33788
62 Besturn B50 FAW 33566
63 Suzuki Beidouxing (Wagon R) Changhe-Suzuki 33182
64 Hyundai 8th-gen Sonata Beijing-Hyundai 32906
65 Haima M3 Haima 32468
66 Nissan Sunny Dongfeng-Nissan 32430
67 Chery QQ Chery 31333
68 Honda Jade Dongfeng-Honda 31271
69 Ford Fiesta Changan-Ford 30537
70 FAW Xiali series FAW Tianjin 30446
71 Suzuki Alto Changan-Suzuki 29755
72 Honda Civic Dongfeng-Honda 29382
73 Buick Excelle XT Shanghai-GM 29076
74 Peugeot 408 Dongfeng-PSA 28893
75 Changan CX20 Changan 28881
76 Changan Benni Mini Changan 28353
77 BYD L3 BYD 28133
78 Kia K5 Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 28074
79 Zhonghua H330 Brilliance 26680
80 Honda City GAC-Honda 26262
81 Ford Focus Classical, sedan version Changan-Ford 25588
82 Zotye Z300 Zotye 25060
83 Fiat Viaggio GAC-Fiat 24484
84 Volkswagen Passat CC FAW-Volkswagen 23979
85 Changan Alsvsin V5 Changan 23050
86 Venucia D50 Dongfeng-Nissan 22991
87 Baojun 630 SAIC-GM-Wuling 22773
88 Volkswagen Santana Vista Shanghai-Volkswagen 21987
89 Great Wall C50 Great Wall 21393
90 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Beijing-Benz 20534
91 BYD F0 BYD 20318
92 Hyundai Elantra Beijing-Hyundai 20241
93 Nissan Livina Dongfeng-Nissan 20220
94 Haima Family Haima 19777
95 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Beijing-Benz 19606
96 Suzuki Swift Changan-Suzuki 19547
97 Toyota Reiz FAW-Toyota 19091
98 MG3 SAIC 17631
99 Dongfeng Fengshen S30 Dongfeng 17614
100 Honda Fit GAC-Honda 17397

 

Top 50 best-selling SUVs in the first half of 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Haval H6 Great Wall 143119
2 Volkswagen Tiguan Shanghai-Volkswagen 127549
3 Honda CR-V Dongfeng-Honda 95022
4 Hyundai ix35 Beijing-Hyundai 71167
5 Ford Kuga Changan-Ford 66225
6 Toyota RAV4 FAW-Toyota 63273
7 Audi Q5 FAW-Volkswagen 54771
8 Changan CS35 Changan 53712
9 BYD S6 BYD 52079
10 Nissan Qashqai Dongfeng-Nissan 51869
11 Great Wall M4 Great Wall 51615
12 Kia Sportage R Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 47215
13 Toyota Highlander GAC-Toyota 45717
14 Audi Q3 FAW-Volkswagen 41275
15 Chery Tiggo 5 Chery 40832
16 Buick Encore Shanghai-GM 40678
17 Ford EcoSport Changan-Ford 39403
18 Trumphchi GS5 GAC 38636
19 Hyundai Santa Fe Beijing-Hyunda 37717
20 Nissan X-Trail Dongfeng-Nissan 37515
21 Besturn X80 FAW 36439
22 Peugeot 3008 Dongfeng-PSA 33681
23 Chery Tiggo 3 Chery 31847
24 Geely GX7 Geely 29833
25 Lifan X60 Lifan 28647
26 Haval H5 Great Wall 28593
27 Mazda CX-5 Changan-Mazda 27506
28 Mitsubishi ASX GAC-Mitsubishi 25527
29 Suzuki S-Cross Changan-Suzuki 24365
30 Kia Sportage Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 22149
31 BMW X1 BMW-Brilliance 22018
32 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Beijing-Benz 20864
33 Chevrolet Captiva Shanghai-GM 19557
34 Zotye T600 Zotye 18624
35 Landwind SUVs JMC 18427
36 Hyundai Tucson Beijing-Hyundai 17333
37 JAC S5 JAC 17279
38 JMC Yusheng JMC 15526
39 Haima 7 (Qishi) Haima 15377
40 Zhonghua V5 Brilliance 14689
41 Chevrolet Trax Shanghai-GM 11503
42 Peugeot 2008 Dongfeng-PSA 11111
43 Haima S5 Haima 10634
44 Skoda Yeti Shanghai-Volkswagen 9521
45 Liebao (Leopaard) Heijingang Changfeng 8594
46 Toyota Prado FAW-Toyota 7604
47 Roewe W5 SAIC 6541
48 Hawtai Santa Fe Hawtai 6125
49 Hawtai B35 Hawtai 5995
50 Changan CS75 Changan 5971

 

Top 20 best-selling MPVs in the first-half of 2014
Rank Models Manufacturers Sales
1 Wuling Hongguang SAIC-GM-Wuling 371649
2 Chana Honor Changan 73816
3 Dongfeng Lingzhi Dongfeng Liuzhou 69397
4 Dongfeng Joyear Dongfeng Liuzhou 49001
5 Buick GL8 Shanghai-GM 44267
6 Weiwang (Wevan) M20 BAIC 37598
7 Dongfeng Sokon Fengguang Dongfeng Sokon 31739
8 JAC Refine JAC 31272
9 Chana Eulove Changan 24852
10 Volkswagen Touran Shanghai-Volkswagen 18014
11 Dongfeng Succe Dongfeng-Nissan (Zhenghou) 15867
12 Gonow Starry GAC-Gonow 14868
13 FAW Senya (Xenia) FAW Jilin 12312
14 JAC J6 JAC 10798
15 Nissan NV200 Dongfeng-Nissan (Zhengzhou) 10022
16 Toyota E’Z (Verso) GAC-Toyota 8778
17 Jinbei Grace (Geruisi) Brilliance 5380
18 Honda Odyssey GAC-Honda 5155
19 Honda Elysion Dongfeng-Honda 4953
20 Foton M-PX Beiqi Foto 3887

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

2013 Passenger Vehicle Sales by Brand

Sales numbers below do not include imports. They are compiled using data from China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). The cars counted were all made in China, being two-/three-box sedans, SUVs, or MPVs, and did not include commercial vehicles (pickup trucks, microvans, buses, etc.).

Rank Brand Sales in 2013
1 Volkswagen 2395696
2 Hyundai 1030808
3 Toyota 857749
4 Nissan 843063
5 Buick 807700
6 Honda 729568
7 Chevrolet 714743
8 Ford 678951
9 Kia 546766
10 BYD 506189
11 Changan 500500
12 Wuling 448484
13 Chery 437044
14 Audi 411730
15 Great Wall 347672
16 Citroen 280001
17 Great Wall Haval 279764
18 Peugeot 272072
19 Skoda 231200
20 Suzuki 229535
21 BMW 207327
22 JAC 203498
23 Geely Emgrand 203491
24 Geely Gleagle 197410
25 Zhonghua (Brilliance) 188143
26 Mazda 184257
27 Dongfeng Fengxing 180189
28 Haima 157242
29 SAIC Roewe 155336
30 Lifan 153462
31 Geely Englon 148492
32 Mercedes-Benz 123600
33 FAW Besturn 120096
34 Venucia 105425
35 Zotye 102920
36 FAW Xiali 101071
37 Baojun 100500
38 Soueast 96553
39 BAIC 92651
40 GAC 85647
41 Dongfeng Fengshen 80077
42 Youngman Lotus 79488
43 SAIC MG 74684
44 FAW (excluding Besturn, Xiali, and Hongqi) 74428
45 Mitsubishi 62553
46 Fiat 48375
47 Dongfeng Fengdu 32254
48 Dongfeng Sokon 31654
49 Luxgen 31270
50 Hawtai 28812
51 Changfeng 24999
52 Jiangnan 24709
53 Landwind 21271
54 Cadillac 20116
55 Jinbei 18579
56 JMC 14289
57 Gonow 14139
58 Everus 13913
59 Ciimo 12563
60 Huanghai 11736
61 Yema 8510
62 Jonway 8007
63 Foton 7899
64 Zhongxing (ZXAUTO) 7757
65 Chery Karry 6900
66 Volvo 3735
67 FAW Hongqi (Red Flag) 2534
68 Hafei 1973
69 Changhe 1902
70 Citroen DS 1271
71 Meiya 1026

Best-selling Cars in China: the Top 100 Sedans of 2013

Top 100 best-selling sedans (hatchbacks or notchbacks) in 2013
Rank Models Makers Deliveries
1 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai-VW 374,056
2 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 296,183
3 VW Sagitar FAW-VW 271,188
4 VW Jetta FAW-VW 263,408
5 Chevy Sail, sedan version Shanghai-GM 263,163
6 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng-Nissan 259,545
7 Chevy Cruze Shanghai-GM 246,890
8 VW Bora FAW-VW 237,156
9 VW Passat Shanghai-VW 227,262
10 Ford Focus, hatchback version Chang’an-Ford 207,376
11 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing-Hyundai 206,348
12 Hyundai Verna Beijing-Hyundai 197,482
13 Ford Focus, sedan version Chang’an-Ford 196,264
14 Emgrand EC7 Geely 193,210
15 VW Magotan FAW-VW 187,173
16 VW Santana Shanghai-VW 180,617
17 Toyota Camry GAC-Toyota 177,649
18 Hyundai Elantra Yuedong Beijing-Hyundai 171,547
19 Buick Excelle GT Shanghai-GM 150,521
20 Audi A6L FAW-VW 149,183
21 Toyota Corolla EX FAW-Toyota 147,921
22 Toyota Corolla FAW-Toyota 146,480
23 Kia K3 Dongfeng- Yueda-Kia 135,666
24 VW Polo (not including Cross Polo) Shanghai-VW 132,019
25 Nissan Tiida Dongfeng-Nissa 129,346
26 Great Wall C30 Great Wall 126,036
27 BYD Surui (Suri) BYD 123,643
28 BMW 5 Series BMW-Brilliance 123,439
29 Audi A4L FAW-VW 122,672
30 Chery QQ Chery 121,630
31 Skoda Octavia Shanghai-VW 120,246
32 Honda Accord GAC-Honda 118,920
33 Kia K2 Dongfeng- Yueda-Kia 117,892
34 Roewe 350 SAIC 113,033
35 Nissan Sunny Dongfeng-Nissan 112,963
36 Nissan Teana Dongfeng-Nissan 106,220
37 Hyundai Sonata Beijing-Hyundai 104,670
38 FAW Xiali Series FAW Tianjin 101,071
39 Chevy Malibu Shanghai-GM 100,141
40 BYD L3 BYD 99,450
41 VW Golf FAW-VW 98,871
42 Honda City GAC-Honda 95,313
43 Citroen C4, sedan version Dongfeng-PSA 94,625
44 Mazda6 FAW-Mazda 93,374
45 Honda Crider GAC-Honda 91,594
46 Changan Eado Changan 90,723
47 Buick LaCrosse Shanghai-GM 89,279
48 Buick Regal Shanghai-GM 86,050
49 BYD F3 BYD 83,175
50 Peugeot 308 Dongfeng-PSA 81,634
51 Changan Alsvin V3 Changan 76,858
52 Citroen C-Elysee Dongfeng-PSA 72,212
53 Suzuki Beidouxing Changhe-Suzuki 71,735
54 Baojun 630 SAIC- GM-Wuling (SGMW) 68,200
55 Great Wall C50 Great Wall 65,611
56 Toyota Reiz FAW-Toyota 64,553
57 Honda Civic Dongfeng-Honda 64,399
58 VW Santana Vista Shanghai-VW 62,732
59 Besturn B50 FAW 62,342
60 Chery Fulwin2, hatchback version Chery 60,983
61 BMW 3 Series BMW Brilliance 60,975
62 BAIC E Series BAIC 60,806
63 VW Gran Lavida Shanghai-VW 59,814
64 Zotye Z300 Zotye 58,323
65 Suzuki Alto Chang’an-Suzuki 57,814
66 Citroen C4L Dongfeng-PSA 57,185
67 Kia K5 Dongfeng- Yueda-Kia 56,377
68 Peugeot 408 Dongfeng-PSA 55,283
69 Buick Excelle XT Shanghai-GM 53,753
70 Venucia R50 Dongfeng-Nissan 53,694
71 BYD F0 BYD 52,565
72 Soueast V3 Soueast 52,439
73 Changan Alsvin Chang’an 52,203
74 Zhonghua H230 Brilliance 51,783
75 Venucia D50 Dongfeng-Nissan 51,731
76 Chang’an Benni Mini Chang’an 51,462
77 Chery E5 Chery 50,211
78 Fiat Viaggio GAC-Fiat 48,375
79 Honda Crosstour GAC-Honda 47,063
80 Englon SC7 Geely 46,951
81 MG3 SAIC 45,446
82 Haima M3 Haim 44,995
83 Englon King Kong Geely 44,556
84 VW CC FAW-VW 41,161
85 Honda Fit GAC-Honda 40,747
86 Citroen C5 Dongfeng-PSA 39,021
87 Lifan 620 Lifan 38,954
88 Kia Forte Dongfeng- Yueda-Kia 38,004
89 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Beijing-Benz 37,895
90 Gleagle Ziyoujian Geely 37,852
91 JAC J5 JAC 37,374
92 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Beijing-Benz 36,836
93 Gleagle GC7 Geely 36,718
94 Nissan Livina (not including Cross Livina) Dongfeng-Nissan 36,534
95 Skoda Rapid Shanghai-VW 36,052
96 Ford Mondeo (not including Zhisheng) Chang’an-Ford 35,747
97 Gleagle Vision (Yuanjing) Geely 35,321
98 Gleagle Panda Geely 35,079
99 Hyundai Elantra Beijing-Hyundai 34,454
100 Chevy Aveo, notchack version Shanghai-GM 33,831

Source of the data: China Passenger Car Association (CPCA)

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