Auto-sales-statistics-China-Venucia_M50V-MPVMonthly and annual sales figures for the Venucia M50V in China.

Venucia is a brand of the Dongfeng-Nissan Joint Venture, and has completely missed the boat on the current trend of affordable domestic crossovers. The brand still mostly sells cars based on Nissan platforms like the R50 and D50 (Nissan Tiida) and the T70 and T90 SUVs (1st gen Nissan Qashqai and 2nd gen Nissan Murano). But the Japanese brand has vowed to turn Venucia around and the M50V is the first of a range of new models for the brand. And it’s not based on a Nissan platform, but on a Dongfeng: the Fengguang 360 MPV. Unfortunately for Venucia, the M50V arrives awfully late to the party, as cheap MPVs here all the rage a few years ago but small Chinese families are now switching to crossovers instead. Still, the M50V does stand out in that crowded segment with its relatively sharp styling and modern interior. Two powertrain options are available: a 1,5-liter with 112hp/143Nm coupled to a 5MT or a 1,6-liter with 124hp/151Nm mated to a CVT. It offers the option of 6-seat or 7-seat configurations. Dimensions are 4.501/1.726/1.780mm with a 2.750mm wheelbase.

Prices range from 65.800 yuan to 84.900 yuan (€8.100,- / US$9,100 to €11.000 / US$12.300), slightly above its domestic rivals, like the Dongfeng Fengxing S500 (59.900 yuan), Baojun 730 (60.800 yuan) and the Changan Oushang (51.900 yuan).

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


January 470 560 4
February 378 192
March 1.147 536
April 2.704 269 84
May 2.215 289 165 1
June 1.393 204 99
July 795 286 76
August 1.165 79 59
September 687 314 73
October 1.245 277 50
November 873 604 58
December 597 454 180

2020 5
2019 2.132
2018 4.771
2017 11.674



Sources: Manufacturers, Chooseauto.