skip to Main Content

China LCV May 2020: Great Wall (+177.7%), CNHTC (+129.6%) headline market up 41.7%

Great Wall sales soar 177.7% year-on-year in May.

The last Chinese May update is here and shows Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) up a whopping 41.7% year-on-year to 355.343 units according to data released by LMC Automotive, meaning the year-to-date tally is now down -10% to 1.238.158. Brand leader Wuling (+56.5%) outpaces the already galloping market to increase its share to 21.3% vs. 12.3% for #2 Foton (+26.9%). Dongfeng (+52.8%) also overperforms at #3, with Great Wall (+177.7%) and CNHTC (+129.6%), both pickup specialists, standing out in the Top 10 alongside Maxus (+106.2%) and Jinbei (+79%). Model-wise, the Wuling Mini Truck (+61.7%) reclaims the YTD top spot off the Foton Light Truck (+26.1%) just as the Dongfeng Light Truck (+80%) cements its third place and tilts into positive YTD.

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

One year ago: China LCV May 2019: Foton (+8%), JAC (+15%) shine in market down -15%

Full May 2020 Top 10 LCV brands and Top 3 LCV models below.

China May 2020 – LCV brands:

PosBrandMay-20/19Apr2020/19Pos
1Wuling75,62556.5%1236,750-12.4%1
2Foton43,66626.9%2174,6324.1%2
3Dongfeng34,29652.8%3116,901-1.0%3
4Changan32,38718.7%4102,820-25.3%4
5Great Wall22,543177.7%869,17419.9%6
6JAC21,58923.6%585,262-13.8%5
7JMC16,70135.8%659,393-5.9%7
8CNHTC16,509129.6%953,4189.8%9
9Jinbei16,02479.0%754,311-3.6%8
10Maxus12,704106.2%1040,45622.5%10

China May 2020 – LCV models:

PosModelMay-20/19Apr2020/19Pos
1Wuling Mini Truck49,63261.7%1160,8783.2%2
2Foton Light Truck38,37226.1%2151,3778.5%1
3Dongfeng Light Truck19,48680.0%366,1782.0%n/a

Source: LMC Automotive

Leave a Reply

Back To Top