Chinese-owned SUV brands occupy bigger market share

Updated: February 13, 2022 Source: Xinhua News Agency
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Visitors view a new car from WEY, a brand under Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors (GWM), during China (Tianjin) Auto Show 2021 in north China's Tianjin, Sept. 29, 2021. (Xinhua/Li Ran)

BEIJING, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese-owned car brands occupied a larger portion of domestic market share for sports utility vehicles (SUVs) in 2021, according to data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

Sales of Chinese-owned SUV brands jumped 12.6 percent year on year to 5.28 million units last year, accounting for 52.3 percent of the total SUV sales in the country.

The market share rose 2.7 percentage points from 2020.

Haval H6, the popular SUVs produced by Great Wall Motors, China's largest SUV and pick-up manufacturer, was the best-selling model last year.

Sales of Haval H6 reached 352,800 units last year, down 3.2 percent from a year earlier. 

Editor: Duan Jing