Sales of passenger cars reached 24,377 '000 in 2016 in China, according to ACEA. This is 14.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in China reached an all time high of 24,377 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 3,971 '000 in 2005. When compared to China's main peers, sales of passenger cars in India amounted to 2,967 '000, 4,146 '000 in Japan, 1,240 '000 in Russia and 6,873 '000 in USA in 2016.
China has been ranked 2nd within the group of 139 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).