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China LCV April 2020: Wuling Mini Truck (+61.7%) back in charge in market up 17%

The Wuling Mini Truck is back to #1 LCV in China.

The Light Commercial Vehicle market in China shoots up 17% year-on-year in April to 355.318 units, leading to a year-to-date tally down -22% to 882.815. Medium and Heavy Commercials are up 50% to 215.958 and now down just -1% YTD to 529.888. Thanks to LMC Automotive we can share some detail in the Chinese LCV market for April. Wuling (+28.5%) reclaims the brands leadership both for the month at just under 78.000 sales and year-to-date at 161.000 (-27.4%) off Foton (+21.1%) which only sells 47.000 units in April for a 131.000 YTD total. 6 of the next 8 best-selling brands outpace the market: CNHTC (+43.7%), Maxus (+43%), JAC (+30%), JMC (+24.3%), Dongfeng (+23.4%) and Great Wall (+20.1%). Model-wise, the Wuling Mini Truck (+61.7%) reclaims the top spot but remains #2 for now in the YTD charts, outmanoeuvred by the Foton Light Truck (+29.2%).

Previous month: China LCV March 2020: Foton topples Wuling in market down -28%

One year ago: China LCV April 2019: New gen Mini Truck lifts Wuling up 21%

Full April 2020 Top 10 brands and Top 3 models below.

China LCV April 2020 – brands:

PosBrandApr-20/19Mar2020/19Pos
1Wuling77,95128.5%2161,125-27.4%1
2Foton47,06421.1%1130,966-1.8%2
3Dongfeng32,73223.4%382,605-13.6%3
4Changan29,0900.8%470,433-36.2%4
5JAC21,65130.0%563,673-21.8%5
6JMC18,02324.3%742,692-16.0%7
7Jinbei17,80915.5%838,287-19.2%8
8Great Wall15,72920.1%646,631-6.0%6
9CNHTC15,04743.7%936,909-11.0%9
10Maxus10,82743.0%n/a27,7523.0%10

China LCV April 2020 – models:

PosModelApr-20/19Mar2020/19Pos
1Wuling Mini Truck54,22961.7%2111,246-11.2%2
2Foton Light Truck41,76929.2%1113,0053.5%1
3Dongfeng Light Truck19,36927.0%n/a46,692-13%n/a

Source: LMC Automotive

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