Best Selling Cars Models in China in 2018 were under the leadership of the Volkswagen Lavida, which was corroborated by the June’ launch of last generation allowing to take distance from all other competitors. Impressive performance scored by the Nissan Sylphy, gaining the second position.
In the 2018 the Chinese vehicles market has progressively lost steam, following the deceleration of the domestic consumer demand. Indeed, after a positive start, the market has performed negatively during the second half of the year, ending with sales down 3.7%. The market has interrupted the positive trend of recent years losing for the first time since ’90s and closing the 2018 with 27.5 million units sold.
As far as regard the ranking of best-selling cars, thanks to a very strong score in June (+25.8%) and July (+34%) with the arrival of the last generation, the Volkswagen Lavida is back on top of the list (as in the 2016), with 503.825 sales (-2.6%).
In second place the Nissan Sylphy with 481.216 (+18.6%), which gained this place in August for the very first time.
In third place the 2017 leader, the Wuling Hongguang, with 476.538 sales (-10.5%). This is a MPV produced since September 2010 by SAIC-GM-Wuling, the joint venture of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation, Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co and GM China.
In fourth place the Haval H6, a compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) produced by the Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motors since 2011, with 452.552 sales (-10.6%).
In fifth place the Toyota Corolla with 374.400 sales (+11.2%) followed by the Baojun 510 with 361.403 sales (+0.7%), the Volkswagen Jetta with 327.685 (+3.2%), the Volkswagen Sagitar, up 3 spots, with 309.902 (-5.2%), the Volkswagen Tiguan with 307.896 (-11.4%) and in 10th place the Hyundai Elantra with 284.284 (+1.5%).
Tables with sales figures
In the tables below we report sales for the top 100 Models