Category Archives: Top Sellers

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 […]

Best-selling Cars in November 2013

Top 70 best-selling sedans (hatchbacks or notchbacks) in November 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng-Nissan 31,333 2 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 25,673 3 Chevrolet Cruze Shanghai-GM 24,909 4 VW Jetta FAW-VW 24,244 5 Chevrolet Sail, notchback version Shanghai-GM 21,783 6 Emgrand EC7 Geely 20,953 7 Ford Focus, hatchback version Changan-Ford 20,859 8 VW […]

Most Popular Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in October

Top 70 best-selling sedans (hatchbacks or notchbacks) in October 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 VW Lavida, notchback version Shanghai VW 30,272 2 VW Jetta FAW VW 27,719 3 Chevy Cruze Shanghai GM 26,273 4 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 24,589 5 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 23,463 6 Ford Focus, hatchback version Changan Ford 21,784 7 […]

Best-Selling Cars in September

Top 60 best-selling sedans (two- or three-box versions) in September 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 VW Lavida Shanghai Volkswagen 29,952 2 VW Jetta FAW Volkswagen 26,943 3 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 26,875 4 Chevy Cruze Shanghai GM 24,744 5 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 22,972 6 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 22,789 7 VW Sagitar […]

China Auto Sales Jumped 20% in September to 1.94 Million

Report released today by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed strong growth of 19.66% in September vehicle sales. Automakers in the country delivered 1,935,800 units in what dealers call the "golden month" of the year. The count includes 1,593,500 passenger cars (up 21.12% on year) and 342,300 buses and trucks (up 13.3% on year). […]

Best-selling New Cars in August 2013

Top 60 best-selling sedans/hatchbacks in August 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 VW Lavida, sedan version Shanghai-VW 29,203 2 VW Sagitar FAW-VW 23,558 3 VW Passat Shanghai-VW 22,201 4 VW Jetta FAW-VW 22,001 5 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 21,364 6 VW Bora FAW-VW 21,183 7 Chevy Cruze Shanghai-GM 20,688 8 Chevy Sail, sedan version Shanghai-GM 18,513 […]

August Vehicle Sales Increased 10.28% to 1.65 Million

Automakers in China delivered 1,648,900 vehicles in the last month, 10.28% more than the same period a year ago, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Compared with the previous month, sales rose 8.74%. In the first eight months of 2013, the auto market expanded 11.81% on year to 13,947,600 units. Sales of passenger […]

Best-selling New Cars in July

Top 50 best-selling sedans in July 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 Volkswagen Jetta FAW-Volkswagen 25,097 2 Volkswagen Sagitar FAW-Volkswagen 24,835 3 Volkswagen Lavida Shanghai-Volkswagen 24,241 4 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 24,093 5 Volkswagen Bora FAW-Volkswagen 20,499 6 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng-Nissan 18,714 7 Toyota Camry GAC-Toyota 16,988 8 Chevy Cruze Shanghai-GM 16,857 9 Volkswagen Magotan FAW-Volkswagen […]

Best-selling New Cars in June 2013

For an overview of passenger car sales in June and the first half of 2013, please click here. Top 50 best-selling sedans in June 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 VW Lavida Shanghai Volkswagen 25,610 2 VW Sagitar FAW Volkswagen 24,064 3 Chevy Sail, notchback version Shanghai GM 24,046 4 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 22,483 […]

Best-selling New Cars in May

Sales of automakers in China increased 9.81% from a year earlier to 1,761,500 units in May, data from CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers) show. Compared with the previous month, deliveries dropped 4.36%. The commercial vehicle market, which shrank in 2012, saw recovering demand, with May sales up 12.88% on year. Passenger car sales climbed […]

Most Popular Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in April

New vehicle sales climbed 13.38% in April from a year earlier to 1,841,700, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). The market shrank 9.5% compared with March. Deliveries of passenger cars reached 1,441,400, up 12.96% on year, while those of buses and trucks rose 14.9% to 400,300. In the first four months of 2013, […]

Best-Selling Cars in March

Click here for an overview of the passenger car market in March, 2013.   Top 20 best-selling sedans Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 Volkswagen Lavida Shanghai-Volkswagen 38,334 2 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 29,875 3 Volkswagen Sagitar FAW-Volkswagen 24,942 4 Chevy Sail, sedan version Shanghai-GM 24,828 5 Volkswagen Bora FAW-Volkswagen 21,098 6 Volkswagen Passat Shanghai-Volkswagen 20,533 7 […]

Chinese Passenger Car Sales Rose 17.3% in the First Quarter

Figures from China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) show carmakers delivered 1,582,783 sedans/hatchbacks, SUVs, MPVs, and micro-vans in March, 13.5% more than a year earlier. In the first three months, wholesales of Chinese-made passenger cars went up 17.3% on year to 4,418,733 (4,209,470 units sold within China). With deliveries up 55%, MPVs have become the fastest […]

Chinese Pickup Truck Sales by Model in 2012

Demand for pickup trucks in China, where they are counted as commercial vehicles, have been suppressed by several factors. Mostly of body-on-frame designs and made by native companies, these vehicles lack the comfort and reliability of popular passenger cars, and produce more emissions. In many parts of the country, one needs a special permit and […]

Best Selling Cars in February

Due to the holiday break for Spring Festival, which reduced the number of work days to 17 in the month, February’s auto sales fell 33.42% from a year earlier to 1,354,600, disclosed today China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. In the first two months of 2013, deliveries rose 14.72% to 3,389,100. Passenger car sales reached 1,111,900 […]