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China August 2012: Ford Focus leads, VW Lavida back in the game

Ford Focus

* NOW UPDATED with the Top 277 All-models Ranking! Click on title to see *

For only the second time ever after last June, the Ford Focus takes the lead of the Passenger Cars ranking in China with 25,627 sales and is now up two spots to #5 in the 2012 year-to-date ranking with 153,929 units. The Chevrolet Sail is down one rank to 2nd place with 24,018 units, a position it also holds year-to-date at 185,315 sales, catching up a little bit of its gap with the Buick Excelle, best-seller in 2012 so far with 191,259 units and #3 in August at 22,881 sales.

VW Lavida

About to undergo a complete make-over, the antediluvian VW Jetta, still based on the 1984 model, is up one spot on July to #4 with 21,809 sales and resists at an amazing third place year-to-date. 3 more Volkswagens follow: the Sagitar delivers another outstanding month at #5 with 21,776 units and is now #17 year-to-date, the Bora is up one spot to #6 and 20,575 sales and the Lavida, after a couple of months at low rankings and with the new generation of the model now in dealerships across the country, is up 15 ranks to #7 and 20,239 units.

BYD F3 Plus

In fact, there are no less than 9 Volkswagens in the Top 20 with the Passat at #11, Magotan at #13, Polo at #17, Tiguan at #19 and Golf at #20… Once again the Great Wall Haval H3/H5 is the best-selling Chinese model at #16 with 14,836 sales, followed this time by the BYD F3, potentially boosted by the new generation and up 12 spots to #23, the Chery Tiggo up 5 to #28, the Emgrand EC7 down 6 to #31, the Great Wall Voleex C30 up 3 to #33, the Chery QQ down 6 to #36 and the Chery Fulwin 2 up one to #38.

Hyundai Elantra Langdong

Now counted separately from the previous generation ‘Yuedong’ (#8), the all-new Hyundai Elantra Langdong makes its first solo appearance in the ranking at #21 with a shiny 11,613 sales. Notice also the Chevrolet Malibu up a massive 89 spots to #56, the Great Wall Haval M4 up to #64, the Baojun 630 back up 48 ranks to #80, the Mercedes C-Class up 34 to #86 and the Venucia D50 up to #96.

ChangAn Yuexiang V3

Brilliance H230

Along with the Hyundai Elantra Langdong, there are two newcomers in the Chinese ranking this month: the ChangAn Yuexiang  V3 lands directly at #132 with 2,217 units and the Brilliance H230 ranks #162 with 1,530 sales. Among recent launches, the Zotye Z300 is up 67% and 25 spots on July to a best-ever #123, the Yema F10 is up 192% and 29 ranks to #196 and the Yema F99 is up 69% and 13 spots to #232.

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Full August 2012 Top 277 All-models Ranking Table below.

China August 2012:

1Ford Focus25,6276153,92959
2Chevrolet Sail24,0181185,31526
3Buick Excelle22,8814191,25911
4VW Jetta21,8095160,30434
5VW Sagitar21,7763110,8551725
6VW Bora20,5757149,79075
7VW Lavida20,23923139,71792
8Hyundai Elantra Yuedong20,1422140,19788
9Chevrolet Cruze20,0438155,32943
10Hyundai Verna19,83411134,9881021
11VW Passat17,79010150,432612
12Nissan Sylphy17,1181286,2182727
13VW Magotan15,80415109,2691847
14Honda CR-V15,7469121,3421214
15Buick Excelle XT/GT15,03619113,0831522
16Great Wall Haval H614,8361651,43455 –
17VW Polo14,6562778,1533429
18Toyota Camry14,58318105,6551919
19VW Tiguan13,78813124,5771123
20VW Golf12,1392482,2053141
21Hyundai Elantra Langdong11,613 –11,613161 –
22Toyota Corolla EX11,4992288,9702330
23BYD F311,3433588,2182510
24Kia K211,3172688,4772478
25Toyota Corolla11,26917115,6841411
26Skoda Octavia11,2152991,6752226
27Nissan Tiida11,04714119,6031335
28Chery Tiggo10,9843372,9754042
29Audi A6L10,8752193,7252133
30Nissan Sunny10,38420111,0771615
31Emgrand EC710,1532581,6043243
32Honda City9,8414673,1193928
33Great Wall Voleex C309,3083685,5532820
34BMW 5-Series L9,2283465,2854568
35VW Santana9,1513173,9113744
36Chery QQ9,1123086,4242617
37Honda Accord8,8184873,2713813
38Chery Fulwin 28,6643946,4516051
39Nissan Livina8,6415074,3403639
40Citroen C-Quatre8,4933867,9644331
41Toyota RAV48,4692879,3183340
42Audi Q58,1294257,4264877
43Audi A4L8,0444968,3944249
45Honda Civic7,5204759,9324657
46FAW Xiali N3/N57,32344101,614207
47VW Santana Vista7,2513274,5433536
48Buick Regal7,1865550,9925656
49Toyota Highlander7,1834053,2595345
50Nissan Qashqai7,1093783,4763034
51Hyundai Sonata7,0514365,6914460
52Hyundai ix357,0144555,6644938
53Buick LaCrosse6,8185154,0165137
54BYD S66,5178255,5715075
55Kia Sportage R6,4785744,1796270
56Chevrolet Malibu6,44314520,706118 –
57Dongfeng Future5,8136245,20261131
58Great Wall Haval H3/H55,6665484,3652918
59BYD L35,6478043,52464110
60JAC Heyue/Heyue RS5,5686747,6505854
61Kia Forte Furuidi5,5105358,2734724
62Buick GL85,4605642,2936765
63Suzuki Alto5,36910536,6657782
64Great Wall Haval M45,2206616,933136 –
65Roewe 3505,1659141,5576871
66Peugeot 3085,0927740,59072185
67Toyota Reiz5,0275246,5765966
68Chevrolet Aveo4,9755837,19075128
69JAC Refine4,8717535,6667979
70Soueast V3 Lingyue4,7966143,6156362
71Hyundai Tucson4,7726534,1978691
72Kia K54,6627032,99187114
73Chery E54,5988336,39178112
74Ford Mondeo4,5946341,0367169
75Suzuki Beidouxing4,3548843,4166580
76Dongfeng Fengshan H30/S304,2569434,49282122
77Lifan 6204,2117130,1749184
78Dongfeng Joyear4,2087441,4536958
79Citroen C-Elysée4,1827837,9917467
80Nissan Teana4,1736070,1334116
81Honda Fit4,0528126,88298146
82Baojun 6304,00513043,09466145
83Toyota Crown3,95013119,993122126
84Lifan 520/520i3,9317626,059100102
85Honda Crosstour3,8717922,387111229
86Mercedes C-Klasse3,86012018,866128123
87Skoda Fabia3,7969030,1049295
88Skoda Superb3,7068627,3049598
89Peugeot 4083,6829732,5618987
90VW CC3,6748921,789112111
91VW Touran3,6399225,500102119
92Mazda3 Xingcheng3,61611035,17981140
93Gleagle Freedom Ship3,5419536,9167652
94BYD F03,5406827,8799353
95Hyundai Elantra3,5166952,6355432
96Venucia D503,3789919,160126 –
97Kia Sportage3,37210927,5379499
98Gleagle King Kong3,2328539,2417363
99MG 33,21311124,197105143
100Mercedes E-Klasse L3,19613521,505114100
101Great Wall Voleex C503,1889820,791116 –
102FAW Besturn B503,13410334,2628550
103Brilliance Junjie FSV3,1036426,98497108
104Suzuki SX43,08312532,9678864
105Gleagle GX73,01310012,623155 –
106Jiangnan Alto3,00910715,682145116
107Zotye 50082,9959634,4608359
108Haima Family2,9637341,3287055
109Lifan X602,91810220,389120198
110ChangAn Benben Mini2,9007248,6785748
111JAC Tongyue2,89916720,54111986
112Roewe 5502,84712624,247104106
113Mercedes GLK2,83513910,709167 –
114Citroen C52,77911420,715117115
115Suzuki Lingyang2,70715525,71810189
116Chevrolet Spark2,70511326,8399961
117Ford Fiesta2,69610635,5828073
118Suzuki Swift2,66215827,19496103
119ChangAn Yuexiang2,6478424,75910383
120Toyota E’Z Yizhi2,58211613,455150159
121Shanghai Englon SC72,5508734,4018490
122Kia Cerato2,53212323,25411076
123Zotye Z3002,5131485,557197 –
124Peugeot 3072,50511523,26610993
125Lianhua L52,46515312,947151200
126BYD G32,36212721,63411374
127Peugeot 2072,35213419,94012397
128FAW Xenia S80/M802,35114223,577108109
129Hawtai Santa Fe2,34413717,93813494
130Lianhua L32,31317118,025133120
131Shanghai Englon SC32,2341286,035193 –
132ChangAn Yuexiang V32,217 –2,217222 –
133Peugeot 5082,12612416,378139164
134Luxgen 7 SUV2,08711718,834129195
135FAW Weizhi V52,06613311,277165135
136Brilliance Junjie FRV2,0609319,40512472
137BYD G62,05811823,893107191
138Shanghai Englon SC5/Golden Eagle2,04411216,145142154
139Beijing E-Series2,0091327,104190 –
140GAC Trumpchi GS51,9871018,334181 –
141Chevrolet Epica1,94616514,332149118
142Gleagle Panda/GX21,92010421,187115101
143Toyota Prado1,91212114,883147144
144Haima 2 Cupid1,88713810,323171148
145BMW X11,86111912,163159 –
146Lifan 3201,76914116,083143152
147Honda Odyssey1,76114315,995144125
148ChangAn Eado1,7295916,206140 –
149Linian S11,70215219,048127136
150Chery Cowin 3/A51,65218214,434148104
151MG 61,64916612,835153138
152Nissan X-Trail1,64812919,330125130
153Brilliance V51,62810824,137106n/a
155Chery A31,61414912,282158113
156Gleagle Vision1,59817218,60813288
157Dongfeng Shuai1,57014718,803130139
158Mitsubishi Lancer EX1,56915015,501146137
159Toyota Yaris1,55314010,253172150
160Chery Cowin 21,54812218,80013185
161Chery A11,54218116,195141147
162Brilliance H2301,530 –1,530236 –
163Honda Elysion1,5181364,125201 –
164Ciimo Si Ming1,4351699,276178 –
165Haima Freema1,40717712,934152142
166Mazda6 Ruiwing1,34016212,799154121
167ChangAn CX201,26215131,79890105
168Jinbei Granse/S501,26215611,460162153
169Gleagle GC71,23619311,354163240
170Haima 7 Knight1,16819211,350164134
171Citroen C21,1561619,286177179
172Nissan NV2001,10616811,135166163
173Hyundai Sonata MoInca1,09615912,426156129
174FAW Besturn B701,07514610,425170132
175Riich X11,04216010,083175165
176Changfeng Black King DUV1,03417311,745160166
177JAC Yueyue1,0271646,577192218
178Nissan March9331545,755196160
179Brilliance H53087914416,868137158
180BMW 3-Series85017517,179135107
181Riich G382221710,112174235
182Huanghai Aurora8051838,905179156
183FAW Weizhi V280319112,338157133
184Kia Soul8001807,641185180
185MG 57691975,476199 –
186Honda Spirior74018710,640168155
187Hawtai B357242102,351220248
188Landwind X8/X6/X97021967,663184171
189Volvo S80L6972223,536206183
190Toyota Vios6751798,266182169
191Nissan Murano657258921250243
192Emgrand EC865417810,447169157
193Kia Rio6392027,247189127
194Great Wall Haval M26121958,426180141
195JAC Rein5791745,850194177
196Yema F10563225755256 –
197Chery Cowin 156218810,166173124
198Roewe W55621943,383208206
199Toyota Land Cruiser 2005552063,550205192
200JMC Yusheng/Baowei5441768,144183178
201Roewe 9505301853,218209 –
202Cadillac SLS4722053,726203194
203Great Wall Voleex V804541982,834215201
204Mercedes Vito4432141,882228216
206Great Wall Florid4011867,254188117
207Zotye Z2003912036,908191175
208Zhongxing Landmark3912182,945212170
209Great Wall Voleex C20R3892049,708176203
210Nissan Paladin3611993,686204188
211Hafei Lobo3602003,831202209
212GAC Trumpchi3562097,522186161
213BAW Jeep3012073,520207190
214Kia Optima3001902,921214215
215Foton MP-X3002192,825216214
216Mitsubishi Pajero2812082,739217181
217Suzuki Liana2751845,219200151
218Roewe 7502652301,340239202
219Toyota Prius2622212,108224 –
220Yema F12243220492264 –
221BJC Warrior2172291,820229217
222Brilliance Junjie (BS4)2151705,538198174
223Mercedes Viano2102131,702232193
224Haima Aishang (M11)1992012,649219 –
225Dongfeng Fengshan A601952162,215223 –
226Zotye Multiplan1672272,939213167
227Mitsubishi Lancer1632311,417238205
228Gonow Aoosed GX51522321,119245 –
229FAW Oley1461575,820195 –
230Gonow Saboo G3/Aoosed G51382121,799230250
231Great Wall Phenom137233961248n/a
232Yema F99137245218275 –
233Rely V51342231,448237197
234ChangAn CX301292447,405187162
235Changhe Ideal1292522,703218208
236Mazda2120 –2,062226186
237BYD M6115242800254219
238BYD F3DM114241810252244
239BYD e6112243805253n/a
240Hawtai Terracan105260280271222
241Ford S-Max1002371,262243213
242Hyundai Accent962362,951211149
243Karry Youya862472,067225184
244Dongfeng Oting852571,126244223
245Chery Cowin 5792341,070246 –
246Riich G577240899251225
247Suzuki Splash742502,026227251
248Foton MP-X Midi702391,320240207
249Gonow Jetstar70266446265232
250Chery Eastar67238989247234
251Haima Prince542153,125210168
252BYD F653259510263172
253VW Polo Jinqu/Jinqing5118920,15612196
254Mitsubishi Zinger51253757255233
255Brilliance Zunchi (BS6)502261,547234227
256Dongfeng Yumsun49255635258241
257Hafei Saibao48 –285270n/a
258Changfeng CS7 Feiteng472281,274242210
259BAW (Beijing) Luba44268223274237
260Rely X539248536260226
261Hafei Saima372241,539235221
262Changfeng CS632254556259230
263Tianqi Meiya Haishi30246430266249
264Volvo S40292351,799231199
265Riich G626262275272n/a
266Hyundai i30242491,598233182
267Riich M123264521261187
268Buick Park Avenue23261330268224
269JAC Binyue21256937249242
270Mitsubishi Galant17263350267239
271FAW Vela8251720257220
272Chrysler Grand Voyager827142282n/a
273MG 77265234273212
274Tianqi Meiya SUV727350281247
275Hawtai B11427099279211
276Shanghai Englon TX43272511262238
277Landwind Fashion1267286269246


Note: This ranking excludes imports

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