The most popular SUV car in china: Haval

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HAVAL - Great Wall Motors brand

HAVAL is a specialist manufacturer of premium SUVs and is the No.1 SUV brand in China (the world’s largest automotive market) and has been for the past 14 years. With sales last year of 700,000 vehicles HAVAL is the world’s 10thlargest SUV manufacturer outselling Mercedes, BMW and Mitsubishi SUVS.

Haval SUVs are in the price range from 14 500 USD to 47 000 USD, best selling are:

  • Haval H2 is starting from 23.990 USD
  • Haval H6 is starting from 14.500 USD
  • Haval H8 is starting from 38.990 USD
  • Haval H9 is starting from 46.490 USD

Haval brand became independent officially, bringing GWM into an era of dual brand of Haval and Great Wall

  • In 2002 Safe SUV priced at 80,000 yuan ( 12,000 USD) was launched, setting off a SUV fever in China
  • In 2003 Haval jumped as the domestic SUV sales champion
  • In 2006 Haval SUV were exported to Italy in batches, marking the first batch export of Chinese independent-branded vehicles to the EU
  • In December 2012, Haval posted annual sales of 280,000 units, retaining the domestic SUV sales title for the 10th consecutive year
  • In December 2014, Haval posted annual sales of 519,418 units, ranking 1st in the Chinese SUV market for the 12th consecutive year
  • In October 2014, Haval H6 became the only SUV model with monthly sales of over 30,000 units in China
  • In China, the H6 is selling stronger than ever, with the Haval brand up by 30% in February, the most recent month for which numbers are available. A total of 50,017 Haval vehicles were delivered during the second month of the year and 124,182 in the first two months. The H6 comprised 33,062 of the February number, enough to make it China's third best seller. As for the H2, it managed 11,022 registrations, and 28,290 over the two months, making it the best selling B-SUV
  • The sales volume of Haval SUV grew steadily in 2015 and reached 693,300 units, representing an increase of 32.52% as compared with last year

 

The production and sales volume of automobiles in the PRC in 2015 hit a record high and amounted to 24,503,300 units and 24,597,600 units, respectively, representing an increase of 3.25% and 4.68% as compared with last year, respectively

  • China retained status as the world's No. 1 auto market in 2015, selling 24.6 million units compared to 17.2 million vehicles sold in the U.S
  • Passenger vehicles are the main driving force for the growth of automobile industry. In 2015, the production and sales volume of passenger vehicles was 21,079,400 units and 21,146,300 units, respectively, representing an increase of 5.78% and 7.30%
  • The production and sales volume of SUVs were 6,243,600 units and 6,220,300 units, respectively, representing an increase of 49.65% and 52.39%
  • The sales volume of Haval SUV grew steadily in 2015 and reached 693,300 units (total sales volume of GWM is 850,000 units), representing an increase of 32.52% as compared with last year, Haval has 11% SUV market share in China
  • Haval exported 11,242 units in 2015, Haval exported 24,023 units in 2014, -53% decrease
  • Russia, Australia, Italy, and Chile were the main foreign markets of Haval
  • With over 2 million customers, last year HAVAL was the world’s 10th largest SUV manufacturer

In terms of car model, it is expected that SUV will remain the fastest growing sub-sectors in 2016, which is attributable to upgrade of consumption, increase in demand, larger share of younger consumers and acceleration of launch of new SUV models