China Car Sales up 4.1% in February fueled by Chinese brands push.

China Car Sales

China Car Sales up 4.1% in February fueled by Chinese brands push with Wuling and ChangAn on the podium and impressive increase posted by Dongfeng, BYD, Geely, BAIC and Ba0jiun.

In February 2015 according to data released by C.A.A.M., the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold in China have been 1.643.300, up 4.1% compared with the correspondent month last year, achieving the 24th year on year consecutive growing step.

Year to date February sales had been 4.033.457, up 7.1%. While the car passenger segment is growing, the LCVs market is down.

Following the high performance scored in January, the market leader Volkswagen in February had not taken the pace with sales figures down 18.0% Y.o.Y. at 228.606 units. Year to date sales were 559.570, up 4.2%.

Chinese producers are gaining space, mainly thanks to a huge SUV new models line up and in February two Chinese brands were on podium with Wuling second with 122.208 sales (-0.4%) and ChangAn third with 119.399 units (+0.9%).

Behind the tow leaders, the others top Chinese brands were fast growing with Dongfeng very active in the car passenger segment advanced in 9th place with 49.268 sales (+34.2%), BYD in 12th with 37.112 sales (+31.5%), Geely 14th with 33.233 sales (+%) and BAIC 16th with 31.911 sales (+382.5%).

To be mention the Ford performance as well, the Blu Oval taking the pace at +18% year on year.

As far as the car groups performance, the leader was the Volkswagen Group with 17.7% of market share, ahead of SAIC with 9.1% and ChangAn with 7.7%.

As far as best-selling models ranking, the  Wuling Hongguang was first with 55.502 sales (-20.9%) ahead of Volkswagen Lavida  with 45.427 units (-0.9%) and Hyundai Elantra with 27.906 (-12.1%).

To see details on model ranking please read the report recently published over them.

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 FebRank JanBrandSales FebYtD FebFeb VarYtD VarShare Feb '15Share Jan '15
11Volkswagen228.606559.570-18,0%4,2%13,9%13,9%
27Wuling122.208197.524-0,4%-34,7%7,4%3,2%
32ChangAn119.399274.3160,9%32,7%7,3%6,5%
43Hyundai75.024179.823-1,1%-5,9%4,6%4,4%
55Ford62.761148.76718,3%18,2%3,8%3,6%
64Buick59.190149.8330,0%-6,1%3,6%3,8%
79Toyota54.144123.020-8,1%-9,4%3,3%2,9%
810Chevrolet50.349117.9560,4%-1,2%3,1%2,8%
96Dongfeng49.268134.84234,2%8,9%3,0%3,6%
1013Kia46.730106.0572,8%-2,2%2,8%2,5%
1112Honda38.71699.574-5,2%-2,4%2,4%2,5%
1219BYD37.11279.44731,5%24,0%2,3%1,8%
1315Audi35.51590.02928,7%13,3%2,2%2,3%
1414Geely33.23392.21048,3%65,1%2,0%2,5%
1526Mercedes32.82357.3236,0%0,7%2,0%1,0%
1616Beijing Auto (BAIC)31.91184.356382,5%102,7%1,9%2,2%
1717BMW31.40679.3082,5%10,8%1,9%2,0%
188Nissan30.72499.691-43,9%-13,5%1,9%2,9%
1924Great Wall29.50057.900-28,2%-16,0%1,8%1,2%
1911Haval (Great Wall)29.50093.78536,5%84,6%1,8%2,7%
2022Baojun27.84261.508397,0%322,2%1,7%1,4%
2118Peugeot26.91971.88926,6%31,8%1,6%1,9%
2220Chery26.50063.163-13,9%4,4%1,6%1,5%
2327Suzuki24.50046.90039,2%8,6%1,5%0,9%
2421Foton23.60758.326-3,0%-8,6%1,4%1,5%
2528Skoda23.20044.60027,4%3,8%1,4%0,9%
2625Jinbei22.93450.116129,3%17,0%1,4%1,1%
2729Citroen21.40042.1508,2%-20,3%1,3%0,9%
2831Mazda20.20040.00034,0%8,3%1,2%0,8%
2933Brilliance17.04936.6666,0%13,4%1,0%0,8%
3041Jac15.98733.4366,0%-8,1%1,0%0,7%

Rank FebRank JanGroupSales FebYtd FebY.o.Y Feb '15Share Feb '15Share Jan '15
11Volkswagen291.376703.016-11,3%17,7%17,2%
25SAIC149.222282.5322,2%9,1%5,6%
32ChangAn126.819297.8841,2%7,7%7,2%
43Hyundai-Kia121.754285.8800,4%7,4%6,9%
54GM114.498277.3230,4%7,0%6,8%
67BAIC63.998163.97164,3%3,9%4,2%
79Ford62.761148.76718,3%3,8%3,6%
88Great Wall Motors59.000151.685-5,9%3,6%3,9%
96Dongfeng Motor55.926159.76430,1%3,4%4,3%
1012Toyota54.144123.020-8,1%3,3%2,9%

 

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