Auto-sales-statistics-China-BYD_Qin-sedanSales figures for the BYD Qin Plug-in Hybrid in China.

After launching the Qin Plug-in Hybrid in December 2013, BYD started sales of the full-electric version Qin EV300 in May 2016.

The Plug-in Hybrid has a combined output of 303hp and 440 Nm, as the 1,5-liter turbo engine has 154hp and 240 Nm and the electric motor another 149hp and 200 Nm, mated to a 6-speed double clutch gearbox. This gives the Qin a top speed of 185 km/h (limited to 150 km/h in pure electric mode) and a 0-100 km/h sprint in 5,9 seconds. The Qin PHEV is a dual-mode hybrid, which means it has a hybrid mode and an all-electric mode. ‘hybrid’, the other ‘pure electric’. In pure electric mode, it has a maximum range of 70kmon a 13 kWh battery capacity.

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

 

BYD
Qin PHEV
2016
BYD
Qin PHEV
2017
BYD
Qin PHEV
2018
BYD
Qin PHEV
2019
BYD
Qin PHEV
2020
January 517 208 3.339 3.587
February 1.063 175 3.009 688
March 1.372 248 3.361 1.531
April 1.225 309 4.134 1.564
May 2.705 352 4.496 1.597
June 2.751 362 4.606 1.084
July 2.756 334 4.068 827
August 3.106 2.178 4.091 1.592
September 3.125 3.554 3.866
October 1.538 4.102 3.889
November 1.118 4.258 3.683
December 821 4.543 3.776

BYD
Qin PHEV
2019 7.459
2018 38.859
2017 20.623
2016 22.097
2015 31.898
2014 14.747
2013 142

 

Sources: Manufacturers, Chooseauto.