Nov. 16, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China
saw the sales of passenger car grow 6.4% YoY or down 1.27% MoM to 1.3 million units in October, according to statistics released by the China Passenger Car Association.
Last month, sales of sedans in China increased 5.46% YoY but decreased 2.55% MoM to 905,100 units, sales of multi-purpose vehicles decreased 7.05% YoY but edge up 0.06% MoM to 41,700 units.
Meanwhile the sales of sport-utility vehicles and crossover vehicles rose 12.43% and 9.48% from a year earlier to 164,200 units and 187,900 units, respectively.
According to the statistics, the top ten sedan sales last month amounted to 237,700 units, accounted for 26.26% of the total sedan sales, while the top ten SUV sales totaled 109,000 units, accounted for 66.38% of the total.