Top 10 selling cars of 2015 in China; Chevrolet Enjoy aka Wuling Hongguang tops the list
1.Chevrolet Enjoy aka Wuling Hongguang
In the best-selling cars chart of 2015 in China, Chevrolet Enjoy aka Wuling Hongguang headed the proceedings with a total sales of 6,55,531 units which is 12.6% down compared to the previous year with 7,50,019 units.
Launched in July 2015 in India, General Motors has managed to sell only 5,186 examples of the people carrier in our domestic market.
The Volkswagen Lavida compact sedan came second by getting retailed for about 3,79,069 units as opposed to 3,71,962 in 2014 with 1.90% increase in sales. This is one of the many top-selling products the German manufacturer has in the very vast Chinese market.
3. Haval H6
Third on the list was the Haval H6 mid-sized SUV manufactured by Great Wall Motor which managed a growth of 18.2% by selling 3,73,229 units as against 3,15,881 in 2014.
4. Nissan Sylphy
The Nissan Sylphy compact sedan comes fourth on the best-selling list as 3,34,087 examples of the car had been in the twelve months of last year. This is at a highly appreciable 11.3% surge in sales as a total of 3,00,058 units were sold the previous term.
5. Baojun 730
The Baojun 730 is a 7-seater MPV produced by the three-way joint venture between SAIC, GM and Wuling (SGMW). Summing up the total number of units, the 730 had been retailed for 3,21,069 times just in 2015 which is a mammoth rise of 167.40% as against 1,20,089 examples in 2014.
6. Buick Excelle XT/GT
The Excelle XT is a hatchback and GT a sedan. Both of them are manufactured in China by one of the oldest car manufacturers in the world, Buick. About 2,90,213 units were sold in 2015 which is at 17.80% growth compared to 2,46,305 numbers a year before.
7. Volkswagen Sagitar
Another four-door sedan from Volkswagen was the Sgitar sedan which slots in at seventh on the best-selling cars list in China in 2015. Despite its selling figures have dropped by 6.7%, the German auto maker has managed to retail 2,79,887 units of Sagitar which is against 3,00,082 units in 2014.
8. Volkswagen Jetta
The facelifted version of Volkswagen Jetta was launched in India last year and since then it garnered 2,010 units of sale but it has been one of the highly successful VW vehicles in China as 2,74,932 units were sold in 2015 which is at a drop of 7.4% when compared to 2,96,961 examples in 2014.
9. Hyundai Elantra Langdon
The only Hyundai model in the top 10 table was the Elantra Langdon. The luxury sedan was sold for 2,67,166 times in the year 2015 as opposed to 2,52,338 units at an increase of 5.90% in sales.
10. Volkswagen Santana
The last on the best-selling Chinese models was another Volkswagen vehicle, the Santana. The market in China adores spacious cars and therefore the Santa was sold 2,55,968 times despite a drop of 10.3% as against 2,85,301 units the previous year.