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Best-selling Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in October 2014

Vehicle makers in China delivered 1,707,642 passenger cars in October, 6.6% more than the same period in 2013, says CPCA (China Passenger Car Association). Compared with the previous month, the wholesale number rose 1%. Both the SUV and MPV sectors posted a year-on-year growth of over 30%, reaching 388,729 and 178,321 units respectively. Sedan sales […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]