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Buick Sales Data, Trends & Analysis for the Chinese Automotive Market

China auto sales statistics for Buick only include the models that are locally produced in China through the Shanghai-GM Joint Venture with local manufacturing partner SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) and excludes import models.

Car sales statistics from China only include domestic production and exclude imported models.

Buick China Sales Figures & Recent Highlights

Buick entered the Chinese market in 1998 through a joint venture with SAIC Motor. The joint venture is called SAIC-GM Buick. Buick is one of the most popular car brands in China, and it has a wide range of vehicles in its lineup, including sedans, SUVs, and MPVs. For Buick, China is its biggest market with about 80% of its annual worldwide volume. Until 2014, its best selling model was the Excelle, which is a rebadged Daewoo Nubira developed in 2002.

Buick cars are known for their luxurious interiors, comfortable ride, and quiet engines. The brand’s cars are also known for their reliability and durability. Buick is a major player in the Chinese automotive market. The brand’s sales have increased steadily in recent years, and it is now one of the top 10 automobile brands in China. Buick is well-positioned to continue to grow in the coming years, as it has a strong brand image and a wide range of popular vehicles.

In addition to its passenger cars, Buick also produces a number of commercial vehicles in China, such as buses and trucks. Buick is also a leader in the development of electric vehicles in China. The brand has a number of electric vehicles on sale in China, and it plans to launch more in the coming years. Buick is committed to the Chinese market, and it sees China as a key growth market for the future. The brand is investing heavily in China, and it is confident that it will continue to grow its market share in the country.

Buick Annual Sales Data and Market Share in China

Below we have a table that shows total Buick sales volumes for the Chinese automotive market, broken out by year since 2005. This data captures all Buick vehicle sales for the entire Chinese automotive market.

Year Sales YOY Change Marketshare Marketshare Change
2001 9,983 0.00 1.20 0.00
2002 17,801 78.31 1.58 23.72
2003 149,509 739.89 6.67 76.37
2004 194,214 29.90 7.72 13.53
2005 248,401 27.90 7.83 1.43
2006 304,229 22.47 7.53 -3.94
2007 332,399 9.26 6.57 -14.68
2008 259,290 -21.99 4.94 -33.00
2009 436,311 68.27 5.55 10.98
2010 543,377 24.54 5.27 -5.27
2011 639,631 17.71 5.74 8.13
2012 697,441 9.04 5.87 2.21
2013 807,700 15.81 5.63 -4.12
2014 917,017 13.53 5.66 0.49
2015 1,035,372 12.91 5.59 -1.20
2016 1,229,804 18.78 5.60 0.11
2017 1,223,517 -0.51 5.33 -5.02
2018 1,057,452 -13.57 4.78 -11.49
2019 871,506 -17.58 4.31 -10.87
2020 926,532 6.31 4.96 13.03
2021 828,432 -10.59 4.10 -21.00
2022 653,122 -21.16 3.16 -29.76

Buick China Annual Sales Units & Market Share Chart

Below is a visual representation of Buick’s China sales units over time. We have both the Buick sales units and the market share in the Chinese market. Click on the items in the legend to see each series by itself.

Buick China Growth Rate & Market Share Chart

Below is the annual growth rate for the Buick brand in the China, shown against the Buick’s marketshare changes in China. This gives you a good look into how Buick has faired against the other brands in terms of absolute sales and effect on marketshare. Click on the items in the legend to see each series by itself.


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Sources: Manufacturers, Chooseauto.