China LCV February 2019: Wuling Mini Truck resumes domination, Great Wall up 38%
The Wuling Mini Truck remains the most popular LCV in China.
After a one-year hiatus, China Light Commercial Vehicle sales updates are back on BSCB with a Top 10 brands and Top 3 models courtesy of LMC Automotive. Contrary to Passenger Cars, LCV wholesales in China are up a very sturdy 8% year-on-year to 192.901 units, tilting the year-to-date tally into positive territory at +2% to 445.019. Brand-wise, Wuling (-9%( remains comfortably in the lead with an almost 12.000 unit-advantage over followers Changan (+20%) and Foton (+31%) despite dropping significantly.
Great Wall LCV sales soar 38% year-on-year in February.
Great Wall (+38%), the best-selling pickup carmaker in China, CNHTC (+24%), Dongfeng (+17%) and most strikingly Karry (+436%) also post very impressive gains. Model-wise, as it was the case annually from 2015 to 2017 and for our latest LCV update in January 2018, the Wuling Mini Truck (+1%) is the most popular LCV in China both in February and year-to-date (+12%), having received a facelift since (see picture) and distancing the Foton Light Truck (+19%) and JAC Light Truck (-13%).
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Full February 2019 Top 10 brands and Top 3 models below.