Auto-sales-statistics-China-BAIC_Huansu_S5-SUVSales figures for the BAIC Beijing Huansu S6 in China.

The Beijing Huansu S5 shares its platform with the Beijing Senova X55 and the Senova D50, which is based on that of the old Saab 9-3. Huansu (Chinese for ‘Magic Speed’) is a sub-brand from BAIC. Its vehicles are produced by Beiqi Yinxiang Automobile, which is a Joint Venture between BAIC Beijing Auto (Beiqi) and the Yinxiang Motorcycle Group.

The Huansu S5 is a cheap crossover with a huge Lexus-inspired grille which competes in one of the most competitive segments in China. The engine of the S5 is new and it will be launched in many more models under the BAIC umbrella, among others the Bisu T3. It’s a 1,3-liter turbo with 133hp/185Nm, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox or a CVT. Dimensions are 4.405/1.809/1.685mm with a 2.650mm wheelbase. Prices are lower than the Senova X55 at 69.800 to 79.800 yuan (€ 9.400,-/US$ 10,100 to € 10.750,-/US$ 11,550). Other competitors are the Changan CS35, Chery Tiggo 3 and Dongfeng Fengshen AX3. A seven-seater version called Huansu S7 was launched in October 2017.

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


January 76 4.028 1.820
February 171 3.558 1.598
March 152 4.897 4.296
April 2.106 3.839 373
May 2.115 3.811 231
June 2.011 4.871 225
July 2.090 1.212 68
August 2.106 1.342
September 2.877 1.152
October 3.013 1.599
November 5.057 1.618 10
December 5.921 5.113

2019 8.621
2018 37.040
2017 27.695



Sources: Manufacturers, Chooseauto.