May 2017 PV end-user sales increase 3.73 percent to 1.80 million units
According to data from CBU Analytics, China’s registration volume of passenger cars, MPVs and SUVs in May 2017 reached 1.80 million units, up 3.73 percent year-on-year. Passenger vehicles with engine displacement of 1.6L and below took up 65.13 percent of the total PV registration volume in May. In the first five months of the year, passenger vehicle sales volume reached 8.33 million units, down 4.86 percent.
In May 2017, Chinese brand passenger vehicle end-user sales increased 10.15 percent, with SUVs taking up 59.86 percent of the volume. British brands increased 50.33 percent driven by SUVs. However, Korean brands suffered a sales drop of 35.46 percent and French brands saw sales decrease 26.71 percent.
In May 2017, the top 10 Chinese groups by passenger vehicle end-user sales were SAIC, Dongfeng, FAW, GAC, Chang'An, BAIC, Geely, Great Wall, Brilliance and Chery. Their combined sales reached 1.63 million units, up 4.29 percent, accounting for 90.80 percent of the total PV registration volume. Driven by the Geely brand, Geely Group sales surged 79.86 percent. Driven by the Trumpchi SUVs and Jeep’s locally-produced SUVs, GAC Group increased 20.51 percent, while Brilliance Group increased sales 18.39 percent powered by BMW’s locally-produced models. Great Wall increased 15.07 percent. However, Dongfeng Group sales decreased 6.25 percent, and Chang’an Group sales decreased 11.22 percent. Due to Hyundai’s sales slump, BAIC Group sales decreased 6.59 percent, but sales of Mercedes-Benz’s locally-produced models increased 40.12 percent.
品牌方面，2017年5月乘用车终端销量前十名分别为大众、本田、丰田、别克、日产、吉利、哈弗、宝骏、长安和福特，合计98万辆，占乘用车上牌量的54.42%，同比增长8.77%。吉利品牌猛增81.14%，达79,110辆；哈弗增长22.46%，达70,057辆；宝骏增长50.98%，达68,212辆。而长安品牌下跌11.40%，其中长安品牌SUV – CS75与CS35分别下滑0.44%和30.52%，长安品牌MPV – 欧诺与欧尚分别下滑33.86%和32.41%。
In May 2017, the top 10 passengervehicle brands in end-user sales were Volkswagen, Honda, Toyota, Buick, Nissan,Geely, Haval, Baojun, Chang'an and Ford. Their combined sales reached 979,436 units,up 8.77 percent, accounting for 54.42 percent of the total PV registrationvolume. Geely brand reached 79,110 units, up 81.14 percent. Haval reached70,057 units, up 22.46 percent. SGMW’s Baojun reached 68,212 units, up 50.98percent. However, Chang’an brand decreased 11.40 percent, with CS75 down 0.44percent, CS35 down 30.52 percent, Honor down 33.86 percent and Auchan down 32.41percent.
The top 10 Provinces in registration volume were Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shandong, Hebei, Zhejiang, Henan, Sichuan, Hunan, Anhui and Hubei province. Their combined sales reached 1.10 million units, accounting for 60.89 percent of the national total. SUVs accounted for 38.13 percent of the registration volume.