China 2023. Best Selling Cars Ranking: BYD Qin Plus Becomes New Market Leader

The 2024 Volkswagen ID.3
The 2024 Volkswagen ID.3

Best Selling Cars Ranking in China up to October 2023 reports the BYD Qin Plus with the most units sold (+36.7%). BYD dominates the rankings with 4 models in the Top 10, of which the BYD Dolphin and Yuan Plus both grew more than 60%.

Representing nearly 30% of global sales, the Chinese market is by far the largest in the World.

Over 1.000 models are sold in the country with a sales spread among several models and a low concentration among the top models, with the best-seller market share just above the 2%.

Looking at the passenger cars’ ranking up to October 2023, the BYD Qin Plus becomes the new leader, rising 6 spots with 355,017 new sales (+36.7%).

The Tesla Model Y jumps 3 spots into second reporting 346,462 sales and a 20.9% year-on-year increase in sales, followed by the BYD Song in 3rd place with 310,939 units sold (-10.1%).

Previous year’s leader Nissan Sylphy falls 3 spots into 4th with 290,782 sales (-25.9%), followed by the Volkswagen Lavida  with 278,110 (-6.8%), the Toyota Corolla with 269,863 sales (-0.5%) and the BYD Yuan Plus -up 21 spots- in 7th place with 248,285 sales (+96.0%)

The BYD Dolphin jumps 12 spots into 8th with 246,314 registrations (+61.2%), followed by the Volkswagen Sagitar up 6 spots in 9th with 220,450 units sold (+25.5%) and the Changan CS75  closing the Top 10 with 205,361 new sales (+8.7%).

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for the top 100 Models

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