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Hong Kong (China) May 2020: Mercedes up to #2, Audi, Hyundai, Kia surge in market down -20.4%

Audi sales surge 91.1% year-on-year in a market down -20.4%

The Hong Kong new light vehicle market drops -20.4% year-on-year in May to 2.840 units, leading to a H1 2020 tally down -22.6% to 12.270. Toyota (-40.5%) easily remains the most popular carmaker in the territory but doubles the market drop rate to 24.2% share. Mercedes (+12.1%) posts the only year-on-year gain in the Top 4 and climbs to #2 both in June with 13% share and YTD at 12.4%. The German premium marque topples Honda (-14.5%) down to #3 in both rankings. Below BMW (-13%) posting a solid hold, Audi (+91.9%), Hyundai (+71.1%), Kia (+46.9%) and Land Rover (+14%) all defy the depleted context and scores spectacular gains. Further down, Peugeot (+600%), Tesla (+600%), Citroen (+200%), Alfa Romeo (+100%), Mitsubishi (+62.5%), Rolls Royce (+25%) and Bentley (+20%) also impress.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) April 2020: Toyota (-39.9%) tanks, Honda (-1.6%) resists in worsening market (-22.5%)

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) May 2019: Nissan (+92.4%), Porsche (+92.2%) defy market down -4.5%

Full May 2020 Top 45 All-brands ranking below.

Hong Kong (China) May 2020 – brands:

PosBrandMay-20%/19Apr2020%/19PosFY19
1Toyota68824.2%-40.5%13,22526.3%-36.3%11
2Mercedes37013.0%12.1%31,52112.4%-13.8%22
3Honda33111.7%-14.5%21,50712.3%-18.3%33
4BMW32011.3%-13.0%41,1699.5%-26.0%44
5Audi2137.5%91.9%65924.8%17.7%78
6Nissan1776.2%-30.3%76265.1%-25.0%65
7Kia943.3%46.9%112812.3%-20.4%109
8Porsche722.5%-51.4%83302.7%-27.3%811
9Lexus702.5%-50.4%103102.5%-49.0%97
10Hyundai652.3%71.1%152201.8%29.4%1316
11Subaru582.0%45.0%122311.9%2.2%1115
12Land Rover491.7%14.0%141961.6%-23.4%1514
13Mazda471.7%-23.0%92241.8%-25.6%1212
14Suzuki411.4%-6.8%132081.7%48.6%1413
15Tesla351.2%600.0%58306.8%2864.3%56
16Mini351.2%-40.7%161471.2%-23.4%1617
17Volkswagen321.1%-66.0%191030.8%-78.0%1810
18Volvo260.9%-27.8%181191.0%-37.7%1718
19Mitsubishi260.9%62.5%171000.8%17.6%1920
20Bentley180.6%20.0%20540.4%-51.4%2024
21Jaguar120.4%-29.4%22480.4%-47.3%2121
22Maserati120.4%-20.0%27340.3%-65.3%2322
23Lamborghini70.2%-70.8%21290.2%-61.3%2423
24Peugeot70.2%600.0% –120.1%50.0%2735
25Rolls-Royce50.2%25.0% –100.1%-58.3%2829
26Renault40.1%-33.3%23240.2%-22.6%2527
27Ferrari40.1%-63.6%25160.1%-62.8%2626
28Alfa Romeo40.1%100.0%2890.1%80.0%2934
29Dongfeng30.1%new24360.3%new2239
30Citroen30.1%200.0%3060.0%-25.0%3125
31Aston Martin20.1%-66.7% –60.0%-72.7%3032
32Lotus20.1%0.0%3240.0%33.3%3536
33Jeep10.0%0.0%2950.0%150.0%3333
34Ford10.0%-85.7% –20.0%-94.4%3730
35MG10.0%n/a3620.0%n/a3944
36Mitsuoka10.0%n/a –20.0%n/a4046
37Chrysler10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a4350
38Smart00.0%-100.0%2660.0%-64.7%3231
39McLaren00.0%-100.0% –50.0%-84.4%3428
40Daihatsu00.0%-100.0%3130.0%-40.0%3637
41Infiniti00.0%-100.0% –20.0%-98.8%3819
42Alpine00.0%n/a3310.0%-50.0%4141
43Chevrolet00.0%n/a –10.0%n/a42 –
44Datsun00.0%-100.0%3410.0%0.0%4447
45Fiat00.0%n/a3510.0%-75.0%4538
 –Others30.1%50.0% –60.0%100.0% – –

Source: HKTD

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