Chery Auto posted 28 percent sales growth in 2020 amid economic slump

Updated Feb 04, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The Chinese carmaker sold 730,000 units globally last year.

Chinese automaker Chery Auto finishes the year 2020 strong with an annual sales of 730,000 units. This accomplishment was done by Chery Auto amid the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the global automotive industry.

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The 7-seater Chery Tiggo 8 midsize crossover is one of the main contributors for the feat as it is the best-selling unit of Chery Auto last year. The brand managed to sell over 100,000 units of Tiggo 8, accounting for around 13.7 percent of the brand’s global sales last year.

Chery Tiggo 8 front view

Chery Auto's best-seller, the Tiggo 8 midsize crossover

Chery Auto also managed to register a year-on-year growth of 28 percent in the fourth quarter last year compared to the same period in 2019. As for Chery Auto’s exports, it managed to register a year-on-year growth of 18.7 percent. Of note, these were all accomplished amid the COVID-19 recession.

As of this writing, Chery Auto has now sold around 9.05 million units to customers all over the world. 20 percent of the total sales numbers, or around 1.7 million Chery units, are delivered to automotive markets outside China.

In the Philippines, Chery Auto is distributed by United Asia Auto Group Inc. (UAAGI). Chery Auto Philippines also had a good run in the country last year, opening numerous dealerships nationwide and expanding its lineup of vehicles.

Chery Tiggo Pro front view

The newly-introduced Chery Tiggo 7 Pro

Chery Philippines offers the local market with the Tiggo 2 and Tiggo 5x subcompact crossovers, Tiggo 7 and all-new Tiggo 7 Pro compact crossovers, and the larger 7-seater Tiggo 8 midsize crossover. All Chery vehicles come with affordable pricing that ranges from Php 695,000 to Php 1,280,000.

In addition, Chery Auto Philippines is offering the said vehicles with a 10-year/1 million-km engine warranty, a 5-year general warranty, 3-year roadside assistance, and a free full preventive maintenance service (PMS) for 3 years.

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Know more about Chery Tiggo 2 2024

Chery Tiggo 2

The Chery Tiggo 2 is a subcompact, five-seater crossover. In the local market, this model comes in two different variants: the Tiggo 2 1.5 MT and the Tiggo 2 1.5 AT. Chery Tiggo 2 Price Philippines starts at ₱695,000 for the entry-level 1.5 MT, while the top-of-the-line Chery Tiggo 2 1.5 AT is priced at ₱770,000. 

Under the hood, the Philippine-spec Tiggo 2 uses a 1.5-liter gasoline engine that’s good for 103 horsepower and 135 Nm of torque. Both variants are front-wheel-drive. It can either come with a five-speed manual gearbox or a four-speed automatic gearbox. 

Size-wise, the Chery Tiggo 2 Philippines is 4,200mm long, 1,760mm wide, and 1,750mm in height. It also has a ground clearance of 186mm. 

Locally, the Tiggo 2 competes against the likes of the Ford EcoSport, Kia Stonic, Hyundai Venue, Volkswagen T-Cross, Geely Coolray, MG ZS, among others. 

₱ 695,000 - ₱ 795,000

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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