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China 7 months 2013: Discover the Top 321 All-models ranking!

Zotye Z300 China July 2013Sales of Zotye Z300 are up 908% so far in 2013.

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As is now the tradition, after going through the July models ranking in detail and focusing on the all-new models making their first appearance in the sales charts, we go through the year-to-date figures for China to try and extract longer term trends. The first striking element looking at the best-selling passenger cars in the country so far in 2013 compared to 2012 is the complete reshuffle atop the ranking. The VW Lavida was #9 one year ago but thanks to the new model and its new station wagon version, it is up 8 spots and more than doubles its sales figure to land in pole position at 252,444 units, the first time a passenger car crosses the quarter-of-a-million sales landmark only 7 months into the year. The Ford Focus at #2 is almost equally impressive: up 5 ranks and 70% to 218,617 sales.

VW Lavida China July 2013. Picture courtesy of bitauto.comSales of VW Lavida have more than doubled year-on-year…

Below these two astoundingly successful models we find two vehicles that progress less than the market and as a result both drop two spots year-on-year: the Buick Excelle up 2% but down to #3 and the Chevrolet Sail up 1% but down to #4. The 5th position is another high achiever: the VW Sagitar (the current generation Jetta) is up 15 spots and a massive 82% to 162,405 units, ahead of the VW Jetta down 3 ranks to #6 and the VW Passat (+4%) and Bora (+6%), both down 2 spots to #7 and #8 and making it an amazing 5 Volkswagens in the Top 8 so far in 2013…

BMW 5 Series L China July 2013Only an elongated version (“L”) of the BMW 5 Series is on sale in China.

The Nissan Sylphy is the only Japanese model in the Top 15, up 17 ranks and 90% year-on-year to #9 and 131,023 units while the Chevrolet Cruze is down 6 spots and 7% to #10. Let’s also salute the solid showing of the Buick Excelle XT/GT, now at the Top 10’s doorstep, up 5 ranks and 24% to #11 and just above the best performing all-new model over the period: the Hyundai Elantra Langdong landing directly at #12 with 119,396 sales. Notice also the VW Polo up 52% to #21, the VW Santana up 33% to #24, Hyundai ix35 up 76% to #26 and the BMW 5 Series L up 34% to #30 and getting closer to its archenemy the Audi A6L up just 5% to #23.

Great Wall Haval H6 China July 2013bThe Great Wall Haval H6 is the new local king, thanks to sales up 195% year-on-year.

For the first time in half a decade, there are signs indicating that Chinese models could be on the up again at home, illustrated by the first monthly Top 10 ranking by a local in almost 18 months in July. If at this stage last year no local had managed to sell more than 100,000 units, in 2013 there are two: the Great Wall Haval H6, new local king thanks to sales up a whopping 195% to 107,796 (#17) and the Emgrand EC7 also extremely impressive at +43% to 102,312 units (#19). In fact the local hierarchy is totally reshuffled this year: the Great Wall Voleex C30 is the third best-seller at #28 while last year’s #1 the FAW Xiali N3/N5/N7 is down to #9 and #48 and the #2 (Chery QQ) is down to #4 and #31.

BYD L3 China July 2013. Picture courtesy if auto.sohu.comSales of BYD L3 are up 52% year-on-year, earning it a spot inside the Top 50.

While there are only 3 Chinese in the Top 30 in 2013 vs. 6 last year, 10 locals make their way inside the Top 50 this year vs. only 8 in 2012, and most of them are new at this level: the BYD F3 Surui is the third best-selling all new model (below the Hyundai Elantra Langdong and the Kia K3) at #33 with 71,091 sales, the Great Wall Haval M4 is up 115 spots and a mammoth 504% to #34, the Dongfeng Future up 21 ranks and 63% to #38, the BYD L3 up 19 spots and 52% to #45 and the Roewe 350 up 21 and 52% to #49.

Ford Kuga China July 2013. Picture courtesy of auto.soho.comThe Ford Kuga is the 4th best-selling all-new model in 2013, pushing Ford sales up 72%.

If only 3 all-new models make their way inside the Chinese Top 50 over the period (see above), an additional 8 land within the Top 100: the Ford Kuga at #62, ChangAn Yuexiang V3 at #65, ChangAn Honor at #67, Hyundai Santa Fe at #71, ChangAn CS35 at #73, Brilliance H230 at #78, Buick Encore at #91 and the Peugeot 3008 at #98. Then we welcome the Ford Ecosport at #109, Citroen C4L at #115, Chevrolet Captiva at #123 and the Fiat Viaggio at #125.

Beijing E-Series China July 2013. Picture courtesy of auto.ifeng.comSales of Beijing E-Series are up 317% so far in 2013.

Notice also the Chevrolet Malibu up 298% to #47, Venucia R50/D50 up 218% to #55, ChangAn Eado up 227% to #61, BMW 3 Series L up 127% to #75, Great Wall Voleex C50 up 100% to #80, Zotye Z300 up 908% to #90, Gleagle GX7 up 166% to #108, Mercedes GLK up 172% to #124 and the Beijing E-Series up 315% to #127.

All-new post: China July 2013: Focus on the all-new models

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One year ago: China 7 months 2012: Chevrolet Sail and VW Passat big winners

Full 7 months 2013 Top 321 All-models Ranking Table below.

China 7 months 2013:

PosModel2013/122012PosFY 12
1VW Lavida252,444111%119,47894
2Ford Focus218,61770%128,30271
3Buick Excelle171,4082%168,37813
4Chevrolet Sail163,6371%161,29722
5VW Sagitar162,40582%89,0792011
6VW Jetta138,2320%138,49535
7VW Passat137,4394%132,64256
8VW Bora136,6216%129,21568
9Nissan Sylphy131,02390%69,1003328
10Chevrolet Cruze125,931-7%135,28647
11Buick Excelle XT/GT121,18024%98,0471613
12Hyundai Elantra Langdong119,396new0 –54
13VW Tiguan116,9756%110,7891114
14Hyundai Verna114,350-1%115,1541010
15VW Magotan111,60719%93,4651812
16Honda CR-V108,4833%105,5961315
17Great Wall Haval H6107,786195%36,5986933
18Hyundai Elantra Yuedong107,355-11%120,05589
19Emgrand EC7102,31243%71,4513017
20Toyota Camry97,2127%91,0721918
21VW Polo96,73752%63,4973924
22Toyota Corolla EX86,95012%77,4712431
23Audi A6L86,8955%82,8502123
24VW Santana85,92433%64,7603739
25Toyota Corolla85,900-18%104,4151416
26Hyundai ix3585,45476%48,6505135
27Kia K283,5808%77,1602622
28Great Wall Voleex C3079,8875%76,2452927
29Kia K379,024new0 –139
30BMW 5-Series L75,09534%56,0574536
31Chery QQ74,933-3%77,3122521
32Skoda Octavia72,125-10%80,4602226
33BYD F3 Surui71,091new0 –109
34Great Wall Haval M470,746504%11,71314992
35Audi A4L70,17616%60,3504241
36Nissan Sunny67,536-33%100,6931525
37Nissan Tiida67,150-38%108,5561220
38Dongfeng Future64,21763%39,3895960
39Citroen C-Quatre63,2686%59,4714332
40Hyundai Sonata61,1274%58,6404442
41Nissan Qashqai61,040-20%76,3672838
42Honda City59,966-5%63,2784045
43Honda Accord58,643-9%64,4533840
44VW Golf58,123-17%70,0663229
45BYD L357,71952%37,8776456
46FAW Xiali N3/N5/N757,643-39%94,2911719
47Chevrolet Malibu56,744298%14,26314087
48Audi Q556,20914%49,2974846
49Roewe 35055,31852%36,3927161
50Toyota RAV454,899-23%70,8493144
51Buick Regal53,69623%43,8065651
52Toyota Highlander51,75012%46,0765359
53BYD F351,059-34%76,8752730
54Nissan Teana50,748-23%65,9603547
55Venucia R50/D5050,211218%15,782132108
56Mazda650,1429%46,0345452
57Chery Tiggo50,049-19%61,9914137
58Peugeot 30849,42639%35,4987365
59Kia Sportage R48,60629%37,7016658
60Buick LaCrosse48,2252%47,1985250
61ChangAn Eado47,329227%14,477138107
62Ford Kuga46,907new0 – –
63Chery Fulwin 245,05619%37,7876557
64BYD S644,930-8%49,0545049
65ChangAn Yuexiang V344,434new0 –172
66VW Santana Vista43,838-35%67,2923443
67ChangAn Honor40,961new0 –n/a
68Suzuki Beidouxing40,4384%39,0626162
69Citroen C-Elysée40,28619%33,8097478
70Buick GL840,1759%36,8336869
71Hyundai Santa Fe39,892new0 –207
72Great Wall Haval H538,984-50%78,6992334
73ChangAn CS3538,774new0 –214
74Honda Civic38,002-27%52,4124755
75BMW 3-Series L37,090127%16,329129133
76Suzuki Alto36,82318%31,2968275
77Dongfeng Joyear36,201-3%37,2456770
78Brilliance H23036,145new0 –159
79Chery E535,43511%31,7937968
80GAC Trumpchi GS535,235455%6,347189147
81Great Wall Voleex C5035,145100%17,603120100
82Baojun 63034,943-11%39,0896064
83Peugeot 40833,89017%28,8798982
84ChangAn Benben Mini33,369-27%45,7785566
85FAW Besturn B5032,8055%31,1288379
86BYD F032,65734%24,3399494
87Lifan X6032,64787%17,471122119
88Toyota Reiz32,591-22%41,5495873
89Kia K532,31314%28,3299084
90Zotye Z30030,669908%3,044204141
91Buick Encore30,555new0 –229
92JAC Refine29,877-3%30,7958481
93Nissan Livina29,728-55%65,6993648
94Dongfeng Fengshan H30/S3029,693-2%30,2368683
95ChangAn Yuexiang V529,55334%22,11210390
96Soueast V3 Lingyue28,713-26%38,8196274
97Hyundai Tucson28,630-3%29,4258877
98Peugeot 300828,401new0 – –
99Ford Mondeo27,835-24%36,4427063
100Brilliance V527,54422%22,509101114
101Shanghai Englon SC726,830-16%31,8517886
102Honda Crosstour26,58544%18,516114125
103JAC Heyue26,539-37%42,0825788
104Chevrolet Aveo26,332-18%32,2157776
105VW CC26,22045%18,115116123
106Brilliance H330 (FSV)25,9869%23,88197101
107MG 325,95224%20,984108106
108Gleagle GX725,568166%9,610166131
109Ford Ecosport25,467new0 – –
110Kia Sportage24,8273%24,16595104
111Honda Fit24,5187%22,830100118
112Gleagle Panda/GX224,43027%19,267113129
113Skoda Superb24,3153%23,5989896
114VW Touran24,25511%21,861104116
115Citroen C4L24,090new0 – –
116Skoda Fabia23,916-9%26,3089191
117Gleagle Vision23,31537%17,010127112
118Haima Family22,852-40%38,3656371
119Shanghai Englon King Kong22,725-37%36,0097280
120FAW Daihatsu Xenia S80/M8022,7037%21,226107103
121Gleagle Freedom Ship22,004-34%33,3757572
122Haima 7 Knight21,895115%10,182161143
123Chevrolet Captiva21,726new0 –237
124Mercedes GLK21,424172%7,874177148
125Fiat Viaggio21,291new0 –192
126Lifan 62021,252-18%25,9639289
127Beijing E-Series21,165315%5,095194164
128Ford Fiesta21,143-36%32,8867685
129Kia Forte Furuidi20,970-60%52,7634653
130Hyundai Elantra20,878-57%49,1194967
131Citroen C520,77016%17,936117121
132JAC Heyue RS20,550n/an/an/a111
133Peugeot 20720,51217%17,588121127
134Mazda3 Xingcheng20,300-36%31,5638097
135Suzuki SX419,992-33%29,8848799
136Mercedes C-Klasse19,94933%15,006135130
137Soueast V5 Lingzhi19,760new0 –168
138JAC Refine S519,069new0 – –
139Dongfeng Shuai18,92010%17,233126142
140BYD G618,294-16%21,835105105
141Suzuki Swift18,128-26%24,53293126
142FAW Weizhi V517,62991%9,211171145
143Audi Q317,257new0 – –
144Zotye T200 (5008)17,254-45%31,4658193
145ChangAn CX2017,204-44%30,53685102
146Baojun Yuechi (Spark)16,612-31%24,1349698
147Lianhua L316,3564%15,712133135
148Suzuki Lingyang16,321-29%23,01199113
149Mercedes E-Klasse L15,960-13%18,309115115
150Dongfeng Fengshan A6015,872686%2,020219208
151Lifan 32015,74510%14,314139136
152Peugeot 50815,68610%14,252141137
153Kia Cerato15,576-25%20,722110120
154Mitsubishi ASX15,200new0 – –
155JAC Tongyue15,053-15%17,642119117
156Honda Odyssey14,4021%14,234142155
157Chery Cowin 214,013-19%17,252125128
158Haima M313,681new0 – –
159Haima 2 Cupid13,54361%8,436174153
160Honda Crider13,464new0 – –
161Roewe 55013,061-39%21,400106110
162Gleagle GC713,03229%10,118162166
163Changfeng Kingbox DUV12,96921%10,711156173
164FAW Besturn X8012,826new0 – –
165Lianhua L512,81922%10,482158154
166BMW X112,57322%10,302159162
167Shanghai Englon SC612,420new0 –203
168Landwind X5/X6/X8/X912,08774%6,961184191
169Hawtai Santa Fe12,067-23%15,594134138
170ChangAn Ouliwei11,812new0 – –
171Chevrolet Epica11,651-6%12,386148165
172Luxgen 7 SUV11,617-31%16,747128132
173Linian S111,575-33%17,346123146
174Toyota Crown11,410-29%16,043130140
175Skoda Rapid10,944new0 – –
176Peugeot 30710,913-47%20,761109124
177JAC Yueyue10,88796%5,550191184
178Jiangnan Alto10,789-15%12,673147134
179Mazda6 Ruiwing10,126-12%11,459152175
180Toyota E’Z Yizhi10,066-7%10,873155170
181MG 69,929-11%11,186154151
182Brilliance H5309,640-40%15,989131152
183Nissan NV2009,377-7%10,029163177
184Ciimo Si Ming9,30419%7,841178181
185Toyota Yaris9,2216%8,700173188
186Toyota Prado9,152-29%12,971145163
187Jinbei Granse8,767-14%10,198160174
188Cadillac XTS8,513new0 – –
189Haima Freema8,495-26%11,527151157
190Hyundai Sonata MoInca8,126-28%11,330153171
191Shanghai Englon SC37,774105%3,801198189
192Nissan X-Trail7,175-59%17,682118150
193Hawtai (Baolige) B356,933326%1,627227213
194Huanghai Aurora6,930-14%8,100176185
195Mitsubishi Lancer EX6,641-52%13,932144160
196Citroen C26,573-19%8,130175179
197Chery Cowin 16,512-32%9,604167176
198Lifan 520/520i6,507-71%22,12810295
199Emgrand EC86,475-34%9,793165182
200Roewe W56,448129%2,821208205
201Mazda36,416-57%14,993136156
202Great Wall Voleex C20R6,242-33%9,319169186
203Chery A16,171-58%14,653137167
204FAW Besturn B706,089-35%9,350168180
205Shanghai Englon SC5/Golden Eagle5,975-58%14,101143144
206JMC Yusheng5,829-23%7,600180195
207Kia Soul5,729-16%6,841186194
208Great Wall Haval M25,624-28%7,814179193
209FAW Besturn B905,335new0 –231
210Brilliance H3205,289new0 –282
211Suzuki Liana5,2256%4,944195212
212Chery A35,130-52%10,668157169
213Honda Elysion4,99191%2,607212209
214Soueast V6 Lingshi4,738new0 – –
215MG 54,7240%4,707197196
216Great Wall Voleex V804,68597%2,380218217
217Shanghai Englon SX74,412new0 – –
218BYD Sirui4,355new0 – –
219BYD G34,123-79%19,272112122
220Jonway A3803,992new0 – –
221Dongfeng Fengguang3,921new0 – –
222GAC Trumpchi GA53,735new0 –278
223Haima Aishang (M11)3,69751%2,450217225
224Honda Spirior3,648-63%9,900164187
225Chery X13,600-60%9,041172183
226Kia Rio3,467-48%6,608187197
227ChangAn Raeton3,385new0 –297
228Zhongxing Landmark3,32530%2,554214223
229Yema F123,1691173%249265246
230Karry Youya3,15559%1,981220232
231Foton MP-X3,14525%2,525215227
232BAW (Beijing) Jeep3,118-3%3,219202220
233Zotye Z2003,059-53%6,517188199
234Mitsubishi Lancer2,862128%1,254236243
235Mazda82,85150%1,905223239
236Roewe 9502,8024%2,688210221
237BYD M62,796308%685252267
238Lifan 7202,753new0 –
239Mercedes Vito2,74491%1,439233234
240JAC Rein2,577-51%5,271193202
241Nissan Paladin2,546-23%3,325200218
242Toyota Land Cruiser 2002,535-15%2,995205219
243Beijing Senova D2,518new0 – –
244Brilliance Junjie (BS4)2,505-53%5,323192210
245FAW Oley2,443-57%5,674190215
246Toyota Prius2,08013%1,846224244
247Mercedes Viano1,94630%1,492232235
248Mitsubishi Pajero1,861-24%2,458216230
249Toyota Vios1,840-76%7,591181198
250Volvo S80L1,814-36%2,839207216
251Gonow Aoosed GX51,80487%967243254
252FAW Weizhi V21,608-86%11,535150178
253Yema F101,511687%192269245
254Changhe Ideal1,321-49%2,574213233
255Gonow Saboo G3/Aoosed G51,170-30%1,661226241
256FAW Vela1,10355%712248272
257BJC Warrior1,053-34%1,603228240
258Foton MP-X Midi1,030-18%1,250237249
259Rely V5968-26%1,314234250
260Mazda2951-51%1,942222238
261Roewe 750930-13%1,075240247
262Kia Optima882-66%2,621211228
263Chery Cowin 3842-93%12,782146161
264BYD e680716%693251257
265Great Wall Voleex C10785-5%824246253
266Riich G3776-92%9,290170190
267BYD F3DM7437%696250264
268Hawtai Lusheng E70735new0 – –
269Tianqi Meiya Haishi71178%400259271
270Zotye Multiplan704-75%2,772209226
271Ford S-Max668-43%1,162239256
272Nissan March630-87%4,822196211
273JAC Binyue630-31%916245269
274Hafei Lobo625-82%3,471199222
275Luxgen 5 Sedan573new0 – –
276Luxgen 7 MPV570new0 – –
277Suzuki Splash546-72%1,952221242
278FAW Hongqi H7531new0 – –
279Hafei Saima501-67%1,502230248
280BYD F64938%457258279
281Mitsubishi Zinger486-31%706249268
282Luxgen Master CEO486new0 – –
283Riich G5443-46%822247262
284Brilliance Zunchi (BS6)442-70%1,497231252
285Dongfeng Yumsun424-28%586253273
286Dongfeng Oting391-62%1,041241263
287Gonow GS50363270%98275289
288Rely X5359-28%497257276
289Hyundai Accent349-88%2,855206236
290Hawtai Terracan34798%175272285
291GAC Trumpchi GA3328new0 – –
292Changfeng CS6315-40%524254275
293BAW (Beijing) Luba31375%179271286
294BAW (Beijing) 007274new0 – –
295Chery Eastar271-71%922244266
296Gonow Jetstar268-29%376260277
297Riich G6229-8%249266288
298Lifan 530218new0 – –
299Buick Park Avenue157-49%307262260
300Nissan Murano155-41%264264270
301Landwind Fashion144-49%285263281
302Mitsubishi Galant122-63%333261284
303ChangAn CX30119-98%7,276182200
304Riich M1118-76%498256274
305Chery Cowin 5110-89%991242265
306Yema F9974-9%81277283
307Changfeng CS7 Feiteng56-95%1,227238259
308MG 750-78%227268290
309BAW (Beijing) Knight46new0 – –
310Shanghai Englon TX444-91%508255280
311Hawtai B1140-58%95276294
312Roewe E5039new0 –291
313Citroen C-Triomphe36-97%1,309235261
314Tianqi Meiya SUV26-40%43278298
315Chrysler Grand Voyager17-50%34279299
316Cadillac SLS15-100%3,254201206
317VW Polo Jinqu/Jinqing13-100%20,105111158
318Karry Youyi10-92%120274295
319Jinbei S508new0 –302
320Hyundai i303-100%1,574229258
321FAW Vizi1-99%171273293

Source: www.chooseauto.com.cn

Note: this ranking doesn’t include imports.

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