Sales of passenger cars reached 21,444 thousand in 2019 in China, according to ACEA. This is 9.56 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in China reached an all time high of 24,718 thousand in 2017 and an all time low of 3,971 thousand in 2005. When compared to China's main peers, sales of passenger cars in India amounted to 2,962 thousand, 4,301 thousand in Japan, 1,568 thousand in Russia and 4,715 thousand in USA in 2019.
China has been ranked 2nd within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars, 1 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).