China best selling cars in 2016. The final count!

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China best selling cars in 2016 led by the Wuling Hongguang in a really sparkling environment. The Haval H6 conquered the podium with a speed projecting the leadership in the 2017.

The Chinese light vehicles market in the 2016 is booming running toward a superb new all time record mainly thanks to a strong acceleration reported since July.

Any month new models are launched in market and the list of model on sales is now over the 600, with several new entrance in the top 100 hot list.

In this dynamic environment, the best-selling model is the Chinese Wuling Hongguang that in the year reported sales for 650.000 units (-0.8%) ahead of the fast growing  Haval H6 with 580.000 (+55.6%) and the Volkswagen Lavida with 548.000 units (+16.0%).

In fourth place the Hyundai Elantra with 410.000 sales (+27.2%) followed by the Buick Excelle GT, up 3 spots, with 370.000 (+27.8%), the Baojun 730 with 370.000 (+15.3%) and the Nissan Silphy with 367.000 (+10.1%).

In eight place the Toyota Corolla with 354.000 (+8.6%) followed by the Volkswagen Jetta, up 3 spots, with 348.000 (+26.7%) and in 10th place the Volkswagen Sagitar with 341.000 (+22.0%).

Looking down through our top 100 list, you could see the great performances scored by the Buick Verano, the Hyundai Tucson and the Jeep Cherokee.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated

Rank 2016 Rank 2015 Model Sales 2016 Sales 2015 Variation
1 1 Wuling Hongguang 650.018 655.531 -0,8%
2 3 Haval H6 580.683 373.229 55,6%
3 2 Volkswagen Lavida 548.321 472.841 16,0%
4 6 Hyundai Elantra 410.997 323.198 27,2%
5 8 Buick Excelle GT 370.375 290.213 27,6%
6 7 Baojun 730 370.169 321.069 15,3%
7 4 Nissan Sylphy 367.979 334.087 10,1%
8 5 Toyota Corolla 354.702 326.658 8,6%
9 11 Volkswagen Jetta 348.437 274.932 26,7%
10 9 Volkswagen Sagitar 341.331 279.887 22,0%
11 57 GAC Trumpchi GS4 326.906 131.016 149,5%
12 52 Baojun 560 321.555 145.007 121,8%
13 10 Volkswagen Santana 318.340 276.209 15,3%
14 20 Ford Escort 296.867 214.362 38,5%
15 24 Other China LCV 284.733 201.013 41,6%
16 39 Buick Envision 275.383 162.941 69,0%
17 15 Wuling Mini-truck 251.981 242.399 4,0%
18 16 Foton Light Truck 246.142 242.307 1,6%
19 12 Volkswagen Tiguan 242.160 255.751 -5,3%
20 22 Geely EC7 240.962 206.226 16,8%
21 14 Ford Focus 225.924 246.085 -8,2%
22 23 Volkswagen Bora 222.279 204.280 8,8%
23 32 Honda CR-V 216.805 173.298 25,1%
24 28 Changan CS75 209.353 186.623 12,2%
25 25 JAC Refine S3 197.947 196.779 0,6%
26 27 Wuling Hongguang V 197.184 194.141 1,6%
27 35 Haval H2 196.926 168.517 16,9%
28 43 Kia K3 193.408 156.033 24,0%
29 13 Chevrolet Cruze 189.106 246.088 -23,2%
30 17 Volkswagen Passat 188.214 230.574 -18,4%
31 36 Nissan X-Trail 180.202 166.385 8,3%
32 30 Volkswagen Polo 180.138 178.867 0,7%
33 26 Volkswagen Golf 178.791 195.420 -8,5%
34 149 Buick Verano 177.202 49.336 259,2%
35 137 Hyundai Tucson 176.698 53.592 229,7%
36 33 Changan CS35 172.712 169.332 2,0%
37 44 Volkswagen Magotan 171.286 155.507 10,1%
38 42 Jac Light Truck 170.906 157.142 8,8%
39 40 Dongfeng Fengguang 330/370 168.673 160.439 5,1%
40 60 Honda Vezel 164.076 126.838 29,4%
41 68 Honda XR-V 161.711 118.749 36,2%
42 63 Toyota Levin 159.071 125.699 26,5%
43 29 Changan Eado 156.372 182.332 -14,2%
44 48 Skoda Octavia 155.098 150.028 3,4%
45 38 Kia K2 154.130 164.114 -6,1%
46 54 Chana Honor 152.607 142.263 7,3%
47 45 Hyundai Mistra 148.254 154.603 -4,1%
48 41 BMW 5 Series L 143.779 157.175 -8,5%
49 80 Volkswagen Lamando 143.145 104.214 37,4%
50 19 Chevrolet Sail 140.283 216.627 -35,2%
51 128 Nissan Qashqai 139.684 60.072 132,5%
52 21 Hyundai Verna 137.822 213.678 -35,5%
53 64 Geely Vision 137.687 121.969 12,9%
54 83 Mazda3 136.493 100.860 35,3%
55 58 Honda Accord 136.245 128.126 6,3%
56 49 Audi A6L 135.730 147.977 -8,3%
57 18 Wuling Sunshine 135.496 227.996 -40,6%
58 107 Isuzu N-Series 134.400 68.600 95,9%
59 53 BYD F3 130.114 143.453 -9,3%
60 62 Audi Q5L 129.453 125.918 2,8%
61 Chery Arrizo 5 128.875
62 105 Ford Edge 123.690 73.532 68,2%
63 50 BAIC Weiwang M30 121.153 146.996 -17,6%
64 66 Chery Tiggo 3 118.414 120.357 -1,6%
65 406 Chana Oushang 118.185 5.343 2112,0%
66 73 Toyota Vios 117.041 114.467 2,2%
67 70 Toyota RAV4 116.389 116.731 -0,3%
68 56 Ford Kuga 115.083 135.202 -14,9%
69 86 Honda Fit 113.597 95.963 18,4%
70 82 Hyundai ix25 113.468 102.755 10,4%
71 34 Wuling Rongguang 113.323 168.801 -32,9%
72 61 Zotye T600 112.691 126.121 -10,6%
73 Geely Boyue 109.209
74 281 Jeep Cherokee 108.314 15.077 618,4%
75 65 JMC Light Truck 107.870 121.349 -11,1%
76 257 BAIC Huansu H3 106.634 17.537 508,1%
77 91 Mercedes C Class L 105.400 85.080 23,9%
78 31 Buick Excelle 105.033 177.406 -40,8%
79 101 Brilliance V3 103.342 75.293 37,3%
80 67 Ford Mondeo 103.274 120.202 -14,1%
81 115 Haima S5 102.607 65.226 57,3%
82 112 Isuzu D-Max 102.000 67.596 50,9%
83 59 Toyota Camry 100.611 128.046 -21,4%
84 78 Peugeot 408 100.156 107.088 -6,5%
85 294 BYD Song 100.042 13.769 626,6%
86 37 BAIC Huansu S3 98.377 164.436 -40,2%
87 72 Audi A4L 97.421 115.149 -15,4%
88 84 BMW 3 Series L 96.921 98.600 -1,7%
89 102 Toyota Highlander 92.000 75.205 22,3%
90 71 Dongfeng Future 90.700 115.936 -21,8%
91 74 Nissan Teana 90.279 111.774 -19,2%
92 222 Zotye Damai X5 90.039 23.921 276,4%
93 Roewe RX5 90.033
94 184 Honda Civic 90.014 32.686 175,4%
95 108 Audi Q3L 88.901 68.519 29,7%
96 75 Kia Sportage 87.478 110.983 -21,2%
97 69 Honda Crider 87.399 116.759 -25,1%
98 123 Mercedes GLK L 87.300 62.345 40,0%
99 87 Citroen C-Elysée 87.132 93.655 -7,0%
100 Dongfeng Fengguang 580 86.658

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