Correction: The previous version of the chart for January-June had a technical error causing the models to not match the data.

Tesla Model Y retail sales in China in June were 52,150 units, well above the second place BYD Song's 31,787 units.

Tesla Model Y tops list of best-selling SUVs in China in June-CnEVPost

Tesla Model Y sales in China saw a strong comeback in June, after plunging in April and May due to the lockdown in Shanghai that affected production.

The SUV saw retail sales of 52,150 units in China in June, up 348.7 percent from 11,623 units a year ago, making it the best-selling SUV in China in the month, according to a list released today by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).

It is important to note that the list considers all SUVs, including electric vehicles (EVs) as well as traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, and all price points.

The Model Y sold far more units in June than the BYD Song in second place, which sold 31,787 units in June, up 122.1 percent year-on-year.

Honda's hot-selling CR-V sold 24,326 units in June, up 62.9 percent year on year.

Great Wall Motor's Haval H6, which had previously held the No. 1 spot on the list for a long time, sold 21,040 units in June, down 21.4 percent from 26,771 units a year earlier, and came in fourth.

Tesla sold 78,906 China-made vehicles in June, surpassing last December's record high of 70,847, according to data released by the CPCA on July 8.

Model Y retail sales in China in June were 52,150 units, up 348.68 percent from 11,623 units in the same month last year and up 787.66 percent from 5,875 units in May, according to the CPCA.

Retail sales of the model in China in March were 39,730 units, making it the highest-selling SUV in China for the month and the first quarter.

However, with the production halt of Tesla's Shanghai plant from March 28 to the end of April due to the Covid lockdown, Model Y retail sales in China dropped to 960 and 5,875 units in April and May, respectively.

In January-June, Model Y retail sales in China were 133,666 units, up 189.4 percent from 46,180 units in the same period last year, ranking second on the CPCA's list.

Tesla Model Y tops list of best-selling SUVs in China in June-CnEVPost

BYD Song ranked first with 162,573 units sold in January-June, up 113.3 percent from 76,234 units sold in the same period last year.

Haval H6 sold 123,496 units from January to June, down 34.6 percent from 188,828 units a year ago, ranking third.

Tesla's factory in Shanghai currently only produces the Model Y as well as the Model 3, and the Chinese population's preference for SUVs has allowed the Model Y to perform better than the Model 3 for most of the past year.

In June, Tesla Model 3 retail sales in China were 25,788 units, up 70.1 percent from 15,509 units a year ago, and ranked No. 7 in the top 15 best-selling sedans, according to the CPCA.

The Nissan Slyphy ranked No. 1 with 45,767 units, while SAIC-GM-Wuling's Hongguang Mini EV ranked No. 2 with 39,798 units.

The Tesla Model 3 came in third in the June sales ranking of new energy sedans, behind the Mini EV with 39,798 units and the BYD Qin with 26,383 units.