Category Archives: Top Sellers

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 […]

Best-Selling Models in January

Auto sales in the first month of 2013 soared 46.38% from a year earlier to 2,034,500, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). The passenger car market expanded 48.68% to 1,725,500, while sales of buses and trucks reached 309,000 on a 34.75% increase. Analysts say the high growth may be illusory as some automakers, […]

Most Popular Cars in China: The 2012 List

Volkswagen and General Motors dominated the 2012 list of top-ten besting-selling sedans in China, contributing five and three entries respectively. The Buick Excelle compact, built by Shanghai GM, successfully defended its No.1 position by beating close rivals such as VW Lavida and VW Jetta. However, the biggest winner was truly Ford Focus from Changan Ford, […]

Best-selling Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in November

China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) recorded 1.791 million new vehicle deliveries in November, 8.16% more than the same period a year ago. In the first eleven months of this year, sales of automakers based in China rose 4.03% on year to 17,493,200, including 14,032,400 passenger cars (up 7.09%) and 3,460,800 buses and trucks (down […]