HAVAL continues to dominate sales in the world’s largest auto market after recording its best-ever month of Chinese sales in September.

Its grand total of 97,685 vehicles represents a record month for the country’s leading SUV brand. It also represents a phenomenal 49 percent increase over the 2015 figure.

The H6 medium SUV – now on sale in Australia – was once again the star, with total sales of 53,268. A record figure for the H6, it means the H6 has now sold 373,229 units so far in 2016 – an increase of nearly 48 percent year on year. The H6 is the fifth biggest selling SUV in the world in 2016

The H2 compact SUV had its best month ever, recording total sales of 20,242 and the all-new H7 SUV had its best month with 5192 units being sold. The H7 will go on sale in Australia in 2017.

Sister brand Great Wall recorded strong sales of the new Steed dual cab utility, with total sales of 8,156. The new Great Wall Steed utility – standard with Bosch ESP and six airbags – went on sale in Australia this month.