Germany - Automotive Sales volume, 2022



Flash report, Automotive sales volume, 2022

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Flash report, Aug 2022

Sep 6, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

German passenger car sales up 3.0% in August 2022
On September 5, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in August increased 3.0% over the previous year to 199,183 units.
In August, VW sales of 38,049 units (19.1% market share) increased 5.0% year over year and Mercedes sales of 18,300 units (9.2% share) increased 31.2%.
Audi sales of 17,499 units (8.8% share) increased 21.7%.
BMW sales of 15,931 units (8.0% share) decreased 1.3% and Skoda sales of 11,634 units (5.8% share) increased 21.0%.
Opel sales of 10,562 units (5.3% share) increased 3.1%.
In August, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 34.9% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 30.0% market share to 59,835 units and EV had a 16.1% market share to 32,006 units. Diesel vehicles had a 18.2% market share.
Sales of 20,155 trucks in August represented a decrease of 7.5% over the previous year, while sales of 341 buses were a 33.8% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 162,300 units had increased 58% and domestic production of 207,400 units had increased 68% year over year.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Aug. 2022 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug.
2022
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 199,183 3.0% 1,643,069 -9.8%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 341 -33.8% 2,804 -24.4%
Trucks 20,155 -7.5% 160,585 -20.5%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Aug. 2022 Aug. 2021 y-o-y Jan.-Aug.
2022
Jan.-Aug.
2021
y-o-y
VW Total 38,049 36,223 5.0% 302,118 362,517 -16.7%
Share 19.1% 18.7% 0.4 pt 18.4% 19.9% -1.5 pt
Mercedes Total 18,300 13,945 31.2% 146,299 152,047 -3.8%
Share 9.2% 7.2% 2.0 pt 8.9% 8.4% 0.6 pt
Audi Total 17,499 14,375 21.7% 134,862 138,305 -2.5%
Share 8.8% 7.4% 1.3 pt 8.2% 7.6% 0.6 pt
BMW Total 15,931 16,137 -1.3% 136,855 154,962 -11.7%
Share 8.0% 8.3% -0.3 pt 8.3% 8.5% -0.2 pt
Skoda Total 11,634 9,618 21.0% 94,116 107,193 -12.2%
Share 5.8% 5.0% 0.9 pt 5.7% 5.9% -0.2 pt
Opel Total 10,562 10,245 3.1% 93,454 108,595 -13.9%
Share 5.3% 5.3% 0.0 pt 5.7% 6.0% -0.3 pt
Ford Total 10,232 9,091 12.6% 80,493 89,546 -10.1%
Share 5.1% 4.7% 0.4 pt 4.9% 4.9% 0.0 pt
Hyundai Total 9,307 10,079 -7.7% 66,733 69,414 -3.9%
Share 4.7% 5.2% -0.5 pt 4.1% 3.8% 0.2 pt
SEAT Total 7,753 8,872 -12.6% 73,561 83,212 -11.6%
Share 3.9% 4.6% -0.7 pt 4.5% 4.6% -0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,963 6,046 -1.4% 48,982 43,169 13.5%
Share 3.0% 3.1% -0.1 pt 3.0% 2.4% 0.6 pt
Toyota Total 5,871 7,114 -17.5% 50,638 48,390 4.6%
Share 2.9% 3.7% -0.7 pt 3.1% 2.7% 0.4 pt
Dacia Total 5,627 3,195 76.1% 36,102 24,894 45.0%
Share 2.8% 1.7% 1.2 pt 2.2% 1.4% 0.8 pt
Tesla Total 5,291 3,810 38.9% 24,734 18,067 36.9%
Share 2.7% 2.0% 0.7 pt 1.5% 1.0% 0.5 pt
Fiat Total 4,986 6,872 -27.4% 47,977 58,972 -18.6%
Share 2.5% 3.6% -1.1 pt 2.9% 3.2% -0.3 pt
Renault Total 3,976 7,642 -48.0% 46,114 67,589 -31.8%
Share 2.0% 4.0% -2.0 pt 2.8% 3.7% -0.9 pt
Peugeot Total 3,699 2,921 26.6% 28,618 37,084 -22.8%
Share 1.9% 1.5% 0.3 pt 1.7% 2.0% -0.3 pt
MINI Total 3,303 2,375 39.1% 26,556 29,383 -9.6%
Share 1.7% 1.2% 0.4 pt 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt
Citroen Total 3,247 2,925 11.0% 26,766 32,676 -18.1%
Share 1.6% 1.5% 0.1 pt 1.6% 1.8% -0.2 pt
Mazda Total 2,511 3,776 -33.5% 19,745 26,450 -25.3%
Share 1.3% 2.0% -0.7 pt 1.2% 1.5% -0.3 pt
Porsche Total 1,894 1,281 47.9% 19,109 17,923 6.6%
Share 1.0% 0.7% 0.3 pt 1.2% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Mitsubishi Total 1,817 3,389 -46.4% 21,471 22,757 -5.7%
Share 0.9% 1.8% -0.8 pt 1.3% 1.2% 0.1 pt
Volvo Total 1,799 2,292 -21.5% 21,061 28,272 -25.5%
Share 0.9% 1.2% -0.3 pt 1.3% 1.6% -0.3 pt
Nissan Total 1,584 1,590 -0.4% 16,494 19,149 -13.9%
Share 0.8% 0.8% 0.0 pt 1.0% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 1,336 604 121.2% 8,262 8,479 -2.6%
Share 0.7% 0.3% 0.4 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Suzuki Total 997 2,562 -61.1% 9,089 15,688 -42.1%
Share 0.5% 1.3% -0.8 pt 0.6% 0.9% -0.3 pt
MG Roewe Total 888 - -% 5,737 - -%
Share 0.4% -% -% 0.3% -% -%
Jeep Total 645 817 -21.1% 8,966 8,665 3.5%
Share 0.3% 0.4% -0.1 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.1 pt
Honda Total 515 676 -23.8% 5,191 4,768 8.9%
Share 0.3% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.3% 0.3% 0.1 pt
Lynk & CO Total 433 - -% 2,429 - -%
Share 0.2% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
DS Total 288 104 176.9% 1,656 1,368 21.1%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 269 235 14.5% 2,048 2,096 -2.3%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 247 240 2.9% 2,282 3,346 -31.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 244 309 -21.0% 2,623 3,031 -13.5%
Share 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 241 172 40.1% 2,712 1,292 109.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Lexus Total 158 232 -31.9% 1,660 1,789 -7.2%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Smart Total 130 816 -84.1% 7,806 14,332 -45.5%
Share 0.1% 0.4% -0.4 pt 0.5% 0.8% -0.3 pt
Ssangyong Total - 184 -% - 1,058 -%
Share -% 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -%
Others Total 1,957 2,543 -23.0% 19,750 14,111 40.0%
Share 1.0% 1.3% -0.3 pt 1.2% 0.8% 0.4 pt
Grand Total Total 199,183 193,307 3.0% 1,643,069 1,820,589 -9.8%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Aug. 2022 Aug. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug. 2022 Jan.-Aug. 2021 Y-o-Y
1 VW T-Roc 6,490 4,169 55.7% 39,261 40,029 -1.9%
2 VW Golf 6,066 7,554 -19.7% 56,009 71,928 -22.1%
3 VW Tiguan 4,408 2,925 50.7% 33,714 44,679 -24.5%
4 Tesla Model Y 4,216 864 388.0% 12,709 864 1370.9%
5 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 4,125 2,030 103.2% 33,403 32,184 3.8%
6 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 3,933 2,255 74.4% 20,361 29,986 -32.1%
7 Ford Kuga 3,358 2,122 58.2% 19,056 20,533 -7.2%
8 Fiat (2021-) Fiat 500 3,353 3,293 1.8% 27,089 22,183 22.1%
9 Audi Audi Q3 3,136 2,417 29.7% 18,968 17,370 9.2%
10 Audi Audi A3 2,818 1,851 52.2% 23,461 22,673 3.5%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, July 2022

Aug 4, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

German passenger car sales down 12.9% in July 2022
On August 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in July decreased 12.9% over the previous year to 205,911 units.
In July, VW sales of 39,933 units (19.4% market share) decreased 19.8% year over year and BMW sales of 17,288 units (8.4% share) decreased 15.4%.
Mercedes sales of 16,520 units (8.0% share) decreased 23.0%.
Audi sales of 16,260 units (7.9% share) decreased 7.3% and Skoda sales of 13,270 units (6.4% share) increased 1.8%.
Opel sales of 11,985 units (5.8% share) decreased 12.1%.
In July, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 36.0% market share to 74,094 units.
Hybrid vehicles had a 29.1% market share to 59,962 units and EV had a 14.0% market share to 28,815 units.
Diesel vehicles had a 20.1% market share to 41,386 units.
Sales of 18,704 trucks in July represented a decrease of 21.3% over the previous year, while sales of 376 buses were a 33.9% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 209,600 units had increased 18% and domestic production of 263,400 units had increased 7% year over year.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jul. 2022 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul.
2022
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 205,911 -12.9% 1,443,886 -11.3%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 376 -33.9% 2,463 -22.9%
Trucks 18,704 -21.3% 140,430 -22.0%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jul. 2022 Jul. 2021 y-o-y Jan.-Jul.
2022
Jan.-Jul.
2021
y-o-y
VW Total 39,933 49,808 -19.8% 264,069 326,294 -19.1%
Share 19.4% 21.1% -1.7 pt 18.3% 20.1% -1.8 pt
BMW Total 17,288 20,437 -15.4% 120,924 138,825 -12.9%
Share 8.4% 8.6% -0.2 pt 8.4% 8.5% -0.2 pt
Mercedes Total 16,520 21,456 -23.0% 127,999 138,102 -7.3%
Share 8.0% 9.1% -1.1 pt 8.9% 8.5% 0.4 pt
Audi Total 16,260 17,533 -7.3% 117,363 123,930 -5.3%
Share 7.9% 7.4% 0.5 pt 8.1% 7.6% 0.5 pt
Skoda Total 13,270 13,034 1.8% 82,482 97,575 -15.5%
Share 6.4% 5.5% 0.9 pt 5.7% 6.0% -0.3 pt
Opel Total 11,985 13,631 -12.1% 82,892 98,350 -15.7%
Share 5.8% 5.8% 0.1 pt 5.7% 6.0% -0.3 pt
Hyundai Total 9,453 10,130 -6.7% 57,426 59,335 -3.2%
Share 4.6% 4.3% 0.3 pt 4.0% 3.6% 0.3 pt
SEAT Total 9,428 8,633 9.2% 65,808 74,340 -11.5%
Share 4.6% 3.7% 0.9 pt 4.6% 4.6% 0.0 pt
Ford Total 7,520 10,674 -29.5% 70,261 80,455 -12.7%
Share 3.7% 4.5% -0.9 pt 4.9% 4.9% -0.1 pt
Toyota Total 6,912 6,653 3.9% 44,767 41,276 8.5%
Share 3.4% 2.8% 0.5 pt 3.1% 2.5% 0.6 pt
Kia Total 6,653 6,491 2.5% 43,019 37,123 15.9%
Share 3.2% 2.7% 0.5 pt 3.0% 2.3% 0.7 pt
Dacia Total 5,716 4,629 23.5% 30,475 21,699 40.4%
Share 2.8% 2.0% 0.8 pt 2.1% 1.3% 0.8 pt
Fiat Total 5,261 7,586 -30.6% 42,991 52,100 -17.5%
Share 2.6% 3.2% -0.7 pt 3.0% 3.2% -0.2 pt
Renault Total 4,146 7,286 -43.1% 42,138 59,947 -29.7%
Share 2.0% 3.1% -1.1 pt 2.9% 3.7% -0.8 pt
Citroen Total 3,783 4,080 -7.3% 23,519 29,751 -20.9%
Share 1.8% 1.7% 0.1 pt 1.6% 1.8% -0.2 pt
Peugeot Total 3,762 4,803 -21.7% 24,919 34,163 -27.1%
Share 1.8% 2.0% -0.2 pt 1.7% 2.1% -0.4 pt
MINI Total 3,420 4,247 -19.5% 23,253 27,008 -13.9%
Share 1.7% 1.8% -0.1 pt 1.6% 1.7% 0.0 pt
Porsche Total 2,708 2,579 5.0% 17,215 16,642 3.4%
Share 1.3% 1.1% 0.2 pt 1.2% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 2,618 3,566 -26.6% 19,262 25,980 -25.9%
Share 1.3% 1.5% -0.2 pt 1.3% 1.6% -0.3 pt
Mitsubishi Total 2,047 3,709 -44.8% 19,654 19,368 1.5%
Share 1.0% 1.6% -0.6 pt 1.4% 1.2% 0.2 pt
Suzuki Total 1,934 1,997 -3.2% 8,092 13,126 -38.4%
Share 0.9% 0.8% 0.1 pt 0.6% 0.8% -0.2 pt
Nissan Total 1,803 1,978 -8.8% 14,910 17,559 -15.1%
Share 0.9% 0.8% 0.0 pt 1.0% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 1,411 870 62.2% 6,926 7,875 -12.1%
Share 0.7% 0.4% 0.3 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Mazda Total 1,295 3,351 -61.4% 17,234 22,674 -24.0%
Share 0.6% 1.4% -0.8 pt 1.2% 1.4% -0.2 pt
Tesla Total 1,184 489 142.1% 19,443 14,257 36.4%
Share 0.6% 0.2% 0.4 pt 1.3% 0.9% 0.5 pt
Jeep Total 1,095 1,052 4.1% 8,321 7,848 6.0%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt 0.6% 0.5% 0.1 pt
MG Roewe Total 668 - -% 4,849 - -%
Share 0.3% -% -% 0.3% -% -%
Lynk & CO Total 512 - -% 1,996 - -%
Share 0.2% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Honda Total 413 748 -44.8% 4,676 4,092 14.3%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.3% 0.3% 0.1 pt
Jaguar Total 372 361 3.0% 2,035 3,106 -34.5%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt
DS Total 322 224 43.8% 1,368 1,264 8.2%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 291 230 26.5% 1,779 1,861 -4.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 232 373 -37.8% 2,379 2,722 -12.6%
Share 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 194 185 4.9% 2,471 1,120 120.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Smart Total 189 1,263 -85.0% 7,676 13,516 -43.2%
Share 0.1% 0.5% -0.4 pt 0.5% 0.8% -0.3 pt
Lexus Total 143 214 -33.2% 1,502 1,557 -3.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total - 97 -% - 874 -%
Share -% 0.0% -% -% 0.1% -%
Others Total 5,170 1,996 159.0% 17,793 11,568 53.8%
Share 2.5% 0.8% 1.7 pt 1.2% 0.7% 0.5 pt
Grand Total Total 205,911 236,393 -12.9% 1,443,886 1,627,282 -11.3%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jul. 2022 Jul. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul. 2022 Jan.-Jul. 2021 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 6,980 10,005 -30.2% 49,943 64,374 -22.4%
2 VW T-Roc 5,642 5,887 -4.2% 32,771 35,860 -8.6%
3 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 4,702 3,825 22.9% 29,278 30,154 -2.9%
4 VW Tiguan 4,592 5,249 -12.5% 29,306 41,754 -29.8%
5 Skoda Kodiaq 3,737 2,846 31.3% 24,429 24,054 1.6%
6 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 3,674 3,000 22.5% 16,428 27,731 -40.8%
7 VW Passat (Santana) 3,572 3,560 0.3% 23,975 34,224 -29.9%
8 BMW 3 Series 3,206 4,443 -27.8% 21,410 27,954 -23.4%
9 Fiat (2021-) Fiat 500 3,158 3,139 0.6% 23,736 18,890 25.7%
10 Audi Audi Q3 3,012 2,571 17.2% 15,832 14,953 5.9%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


More detailed statistics for Germany

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Flash report, June 2022

Jul 6, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

German passenger car sales down 18.1% in June 2022
On July 5, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in June decreased 18.1% over the previous year to 224,558 units.
In June, VW sales of 43,456 units (19.4% market share) decreased 24.0% year over year and BMW sales of 19,706 units (8.8% share) decreased 9.8%.
Mercedes sales of 19,398 units (8.6% share) increased 9.5%.
Audi sales of 17,494 units (7.8% share) decreased 13.1% and Opel sales of 13,609 units (6.1% share) decreased 17.7%.
Skoda sales of 12,314 units (5.5% share) decreased 19.5%.
In June, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 37.0% market share.
Hybrid vehicles had a 29.1% market share with 65,363 units and EV had a 14.4% market share with 32,234 units.
Diesel vehicles had a 18.9% market share.
Sales of 20,478 trucks in June represented a decrease of 31.1% over the previous year while sales of 357 buses were a 36.7% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 237,000 units had increased 22% and domestic production of 302,500 units had increased 19% year over year.


Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jun. 2022 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun.
2022
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 224,558 -18.1% 1,237,975 -11.0%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 357 -36.7% 2,087 -20.5%
Trucks 20,478 -31.1% 121,726 -22.1%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jun. 2022 Jun. 2021 y-o-y Jan.-Jun.
2022
Jan.-Jun.
2021
y-o-y
VW Total 43,456 57,159 -24.0% 224,136 276,486 -18.9%
Share 19.4% 20.8% -1.5 pt 18.1% 19.9% -1.8 pt
BMW Total 19,706 21,847 -9.8% 103,636 118,388 -12.5%
Share 8.8% 8.0% 0.8 pt 8.4% 8.5% -0.1 pt
Mercedes Total 19,398 17,723 9.5% 111,479 116,646 -4.4%
Share 8.6% 6.5% 2.2 pt 9.0% 8.4% 0.6 pt
Audi Total 17,494 20,124 -13.1% 101,103 106,397 -5.0%
Share 7.8% 7.3% 0.4 pt 8.2% 7.6% 0.5 pt
Opel Total 13,609 16,535 -17.7% 70,907 84,719 -16.3%
Share 6.1% 6.0% 0.0 pt 5.7% 6.1% -0.4 pt
Skoda Total 12,314 15,288 -19.5% 69,212 84,541 -18.1%
Share 5.5% 5.6% -0.1 pt 5.6% 6.1% -0.5 pt
SEAT Total 10,813 14,626 -26.1% 56,380 65,707 -14.2%
Share 4.8% 5.3% -0.5 pt 4.6% 4.7% -0.2 pt
Ford Total 10,551 11,764 -10.3% 62,741 69,781 -10.1%
Share 4.7% 4.3% 0.4 pt 5.1% 5.0% 0.1 pt
Hyundai Total 8,715 11,641 -25.1% 47,973 49,205 -2.5%
Share 3.9% 4.2% -0.4 pt 3.9% 3.5% 0.3 pt
Toyota Total 6,894 7,507 -8.2% 37,855 34,623 9.3%
Share 3.1% 2.7% 0.3 pt 3.1% 2.5% 0.6 pt
Renault Total 6,891 10,407 -33.8% 37,992 52,661 -27.9%
Share 3.1% 3.8% -0.7 pt 3.1% 3.8% -0.7 pt
Kia Total 6,596 6,583 0.2% 36,366 30,632 18.7%
Share 2.9% 2.4% 0.5 pt 2.9% 2.2% 0.7 pt
Fiat Total 6,537 9,364 -30.2% 37,730 44,514 -15.2%
Share 2.9% 3.4% -0.5 pt 3.0% 3.2% -0.2 pt
Dacia Total 5,683 4,051 40.3% 24,759 17,070 45.0%
Share 2.5% 1.5% 1.1 pt 2.0% 1.2% 0.8 pt
Peugeot Total 3,849 5,835 -34.0% 21,157 29,360 -27.9%
Share 1.7% 2.1% -0.4 pt 1.7% 2.1% -0.4 pt
Citroen Total 3,812 5,350 -28.7% 19,736 25,671 -23.1%
Share 1.7% 2.0% -0.3 pt 1.6% 1.8% -0.3 pt
MINI Total 3,176 4,121 -22.9% 19,833 22,761 -12.9%
Share 1.4% 1.5% -0.1 pt 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 2,908 4,466 -34.9% 18,259 13,768 32.6%
Share 1.3% 1.6% -0.3 pt 1.5% 1.0% 0.5 pt
Mitsubishi Total 2,698 3,665 -26.4% 17,607 15,659 12.4%
Share 1.2% 1.3% -0.1 pt 1.4% 1.1% 0.3 pt
Porsche Total 2,533 2,625 -3.5% 14,507 14,063 3.2%
Share 1.1% 1.0% 0.2 pt 1.2% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Mazda Total 2,355 4,748 -50.4% 15,939 19,323 -17.5%
Share 1.0% 1.7% -0.7 pt 1.3% 1.4% -0.1 pt
Nissan Total 2,258 2,443 -7.6% 13,107 15,581 -15.9%
Share 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt 1.1% 1.1% -0.1 pt
Volvo Total 2,188 3,680 -40.5% 16,644 22,414 -25.7%
Share 1.0% 1.3% -0.4 pt 1.3% 1.6% -0.3 pt
Jeep Total 1,233 1,500 -17.8% 7,226 6,796 6.3%
Share 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt 0.6% 0.5% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 1,223 3,757 -67.4% 6,158 11,129 -44.7%
Share 0.5% 1.4% -0.8 pt 0.5% 0.8% -0.3 pt
Land Rover Total 1,077 1,085 -0.7% 5,515 7,005 -21.3%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt 0.4% 0.5% -0.1 pt
MG Roewe Total 927 - -% 4,181 - -%
Share 0.4% -% -% 0.3% -% -%
Honda Total 662 741 -10.7% 4,263 3,344 27.5%
Share 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt
Smart Total 597 1,807 -67.0% 7,487 12,253 -38.9%
Share 0.3% 0.7% -0.4 pt 0.6% 0.9% -0.3 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 412 347 18.7% 1,488 1,631 -8.8%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lynk & Co Total 364 - -% 1,484 - -%
Share 0.2% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Subaru Total 301 491 -38.7% 2,147 2,349 -8.6%
Share 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 255 449 -43.2% 1,663 2,745 -39.4%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt
Polestar Total 241 152 58.6% 2,277 935 143.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Lexus Total 235 274 -14.2% 1,359 1,343 1.2%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 230 173 32.9% 1,046 1,040 0.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total - 145 -% - 777 -%
Share -% 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -%
Others Total 2,367 1,679 41.0% 12,623 9,572 31.9%
Share 1.1% 0.6% 0.4 pt 1.0% 0.7% 0.3 pt
Grand Total Total 224,558 274,152 -18.1% 1,237,975 1,390,889 -11.0%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jun. 2022 Jun. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun. 2022 Jan.-Jun. 2021 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 7,837 12,107 -35.3% 42,963 54,369 -21.0%
2 VW T-Roc 6,749 6,454 4.6% 27,129 29,973 -9.5%
3 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 5,744 5,209 10.3% 24,576 26,329 -6.7%
4 Skoda Kodiaq 4,352 3,563 22.1% 20,692 21,208 -2.4%
5 VW Tiguan 4,329 6,656 -35.0% 24,714 36,505 -32.3%
6 Fiat (2021-) Fiat 500 4,237 4,015 5.5% 20,578 15,751 30.6%
7 VW Passat (Santana) 3,677 5,720 -35.7% 20,403 30,664 -33.5%
8 BMW 3 Series 3,517 4,556 -22.8% 18,204 23,511 -22.6%
9 VW T-Cross 3,391 3,490 -2.8% 16,750 16,592 1.0%
10 Audi Audi A3 3,390 3,692 -8.2% 17,904 18,138 -1.3%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, May 2022

Jun 6, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

German passenger car sales down 10.2% in May 2022
On May, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in May decreased 10.2% over the previous year to 207,199 units.
In May, VW sales of 38,782 units (18.7% market share) decreased 14.3% year over year and Mercedes sales of 18,008 units (8.7% share) increased 23.4%.
BMW sales of 17,158 units (8.3% share) decreased 12.8%.
Audi sales of 16,287 units (7.9% share) decreased 12.3% and Opel sales of 13,057 units (6.3% share) increased 5.5%.
Ford sales of 12,153 units (5.9% share) increased 4.5%.
In May, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 36.0% market share, hybrid vehicles had a 29.3% market share.
EV had a 14.1% market share and diesel vehicles had a 20.3% market share.
Sales of 19,838 trucks in May represented a decrease of 23.4% over the previous year, 332 buses were a 12.4% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 242,900 units had increased 34% and domestic production of 306,500 units had increased 25% year over year. 

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

May 2022 Y-o-Y Jan.-May
2022
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 207,199 -10.2% 1,013,417 -9.3%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 332 -12.4% 1,730 -16.1%
Trucks 19,838 -23.4% 101,248 -20.0%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
May 2022 May 2021 y-o-y Jan.-May
2022
Jan.-May
2021
y-o-y
VW Total 38,782 45,243 -14.3% 180,680 219,327 -17.6%
Share 18.7% 19.6% -0.9 pt 17.8% 19.6% -1.8 pt
Mercedes Total 18,008 14,598 23.4% 92,081 98,923 -6.9%
Share 8.7% 6.3% 2.4 pt 9.1% 8.9% 0.2 pt
BMW Total 17,158 19,668 -12.8% 83,930 96,541 -13.1%
Share 8.3% 8.5% -0.2 pt 8.3% 8.6% -0.4 pt
Audi Total 16,287 18,561 -12.3% 83,609 86,273 -3.1%
Share 7.9% 8.0% -0.2 pt 8.3% 7.7% 0.5 pt
Opel Total 13,057 12,374 5.5% 57,298 68,184 -16.0%
Share 6.3% 5.4% 0.9 pt 5.7% 6.1% -0.5 pt
Ford Total 12,153 11,632 4.5% 52,190 58,017 -10.0%
Share 5.9% 5.0% 0.8 pt 5.1% 5.2% 0.0 pt
Skoda Total 10,645 15,269 -30.3% 56,898 69,253 -17.8%
Share 5.1% 6.6% -1.5 pt 5.6% 6.2% -0.6 pt
SEAT Total 9,510 11,691 -18.7% 45,567 51,081 -10.8%
Share 4.6% 5.1% -0.5 pt 4.5% 4.6% -0.1 pt
Hyundai Total 8,503 8,687 -2.1% 39,258 37,564 4.5%
Share 4.1% 3.8% 0.3 pt 3.9% 3.4% 0.5 pt
Fiat Total 6,833 9,145 -25.3% 31,193 35,150 -11.3%
Share 3.3% 4.0% -0.7 pt 3.1% 3.1% -0.1 pt
Kia Total 6,582 5,642 16.7% 29,770 24,049 23.8%
Share 3.2% 2.4% 0.7 pt 2.9% 2.2% 0.8 pt
Toyota Total 6,516 5,837 11.6% 30,961 27,116 14.2%
Share 3.1% 2.5% 0.6 pt 3.1% 2.4% 0.6 pt
Renault Total 5,979 7,119 -16.0% 31,101 42,254 -26.4%
Share 2.9% 3.1% -0.2 pt 3.1% 3.8% -0.7 pt
Citroen Total 4,136 5,273 -21.6% 15,924 20,321 -21.6%
Share 2.0% 2.3% -0.3 pt 1.6% 1.8% -0.2 pt
Dacia Total 3,620 2,629 37.7% 19,076 13,019 46.5%
Share 1.7% 1.1% 0.6 pt 1.9% 1.2% 0.7 pt
MINI Total 3,473 3,611 -3.8% 16,657 18,640 -10.6%
Share 1.7% 1.6% 0.1 pt 1.6% 1.7% 0.0 pt
Peugeot Total 3,183 5,246 -39.3% 17,308 23,525 -26.4%
Share 1.5% 2.3% -0.7 pt 1.7% 2.1% -0.4 pt
Mitsubishi Total 2,852 3,053 -6.6% 14,909 11,994 24.3%
Share 1.4% 1.3% 0.1 pt 1.5% 1.1% 0.4 pt
Volvo Total 2,775 3,778 -26.5% 14,456 18,734 -22.8%
Share 1.3% 1.6% -0.3 pt 1.4% 1.7% -0.3 pt
Porsche Total 2,485 2,686 -7.5% 11,974 11,438 4.7%
Share 1.2% 1.2% 0.0 pt 1.2% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Nissan Total 2,457 1,973 24.5% 10,849 13,138 -17.4%
Share 1.2% 0.9% 0.3 pt 1.1% 1.2% -0.1 pt
Mazda Total 1,950 3,783 -48.5% 13,584 14,575 -6.8%
Share 0.9% 1.6% -0.7 pt 1.3% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Smart Total 1,275 2,200 -42.0% 6,890 10,446 -34.0%
Share 0.6% 1.0% -0.3 pt 0.7% 0.9% -0.3 pt
Land Rover Total 1,118 949 17.8% 4,438 5,920 -25.0%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt 0.4% 0.5% -0.1 pt
Jeep Total 1,095 1,051 4.2% 5,993 5,296 13.2%
Share 0.5% 0.5% 0.1 pt 0.6% 0.5% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 953 1,941 -50.9% 4,935 7,372 -33.1%
Share 0.5% 0.8% -0.4 pt 0.5% 0.7% -0.2 pt
Honda Total 878 703 24.9% 3,601 2,603 38.3%
Share 0.4% 0.3% 0.1 pt 0.4% 0.2% 0.1 pt
MG Roewe Total 818 - -% 3,254 - -%
Share 0.4% -% -% 0.3% -% -%
Polestar Total 460 181 154.1% 2,036 783 160.0%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Tesla Total 293 2,744 -89.3% 15,351 9,302 65.0%
Share 0.1% 1.2% -1.0 pt 1.5% 0.8% 0.7 pt
Jaguar Total 245 383 -36.0% 1,408 2,296 -38.7%
Share 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt
Subaru Total 230 490 -53.1% 1,846 1,858 -0.6%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 226 266 -15.0% 1,076 1,284 -16.2%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lynk & Co Total 218 - -% 1,120 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Lexus Total 136 184 -26.1% 1,124 1,069 5.1%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 128 223 -42.6% 816 867 -5.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total - 95 -% - 632 -%
Share - 0.0% -% - 0.1% -%
Others Total 2,182 1,727 26.3% 10,256 7,893 29.9%
Share 1.1% 0.7% 0.3 pt 1.0% 0.7% 0.3 pt
Grand Total Total 207,199 230,635 -10.2% 1,013,417 1,116,737 -9.3%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model May 2022 May 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-May 2022 Jan.-May 2021 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 6,197 8,466 -26.8% 35,126 42,262 -16.9%
2 VW T-Roc 5,273 5,288 -0.3% 20,380 23,519 -13.3%
3 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 5,102 3,754 35.9% 18,832 21,120 -10.8%
4 VW Passat (Santana) 3,944 5,198 -24.1% 16,726 24,944 -32.9%
5 Fiat (2021-) Fiat 500 3,503 2,690 30.2% 16,341 11,736 39.2%
6 Ford Kuga 3,484 2,417 44.1% 11,159 12,286 -9.2%
7 VW VW Transporter 3,369 3,217 4.7% 15,478 14,372 7.7%
8 Skoda Kodiaq 3,320 3,475 -4.5% 16,340 17,645 -7.4%
9 VW T-Cross 3,309 2,695 22.8% 13,359 13,102 2.0%
10 Fiat (2021-) Ducato 3,038 6,068 -49.9% 13,278 21,045 -36.9%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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Flash report, April 2022

May 5, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

German passenger car sales down 21.5% in April 2022
On May 4, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in April decreased 21.5% over the previous year to 180,264 units.
In April, VW sales of 29,873 units (16.6% market share) decreased 30.9% year over year and BMW sales of 16,527 units (9.2% share) decreased 19.1%.
Mercedes sales of 16,471 units (9.1% share) decreased 25.1%.
Audi sales of 14,286 units (7.9% share) decreased 15.0% and Ford sales of 10,024 units (5.6% share) decreased 15.9%.
Opel sales of 9,560 units (5.3% share) decreased 32.4%.
In April, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 36.1% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 31.5% market share to 56,786 units and Diesel vehicles had a 19.6% market share. EV had a 12.3% market share to 22,175 units.
Sales of 17,539 trucks in April represented a decrease of 33.0% over the previous year, 253 buses were a 38.3% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 183,700 units had decreased 23% and domestic production of 257,600 units had decreased 13% year over year.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Apr. 2022 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr.
2022
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 180,264 -21.5% 806,218 -9.0%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 253 -38.3% 1,398 -16.9%
Trucks 17,539 -33.0% 81,410 -19.2%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Apr. 2022 Apr. 2021 y-o-y Jan.-Apr.
2022
Jan.-Apr.
2021
y-o-y
VW Total 29,873 43,230 -30.9% 141,898 174,084 -18.5%
Share 16.6% 18.8% -2.3 pt 17.6% 19.6% -2.0 pt
BMW Total 16,527 20,441 -19.1% 66,772 76,873 -13.1%
Share 9.2% 8.9% 0.3 pt 8.3% 8.7% -0.4 pt
Mercedes Total 16,471 21,992 -25.1% 74,073 84,325 -12.2%
Share 9.1% 9.6% -0.4 pt 9.2% 9.5% -0.3 pt
Audi Total 14,286 16,807 -15.0% 67,322 67,712 -0.6%
Share 7.9% 7.3% 0.6 pt 8.4% 7.6% 0.7 pt
Ford Total 10,024 11,917 -15.9% 40,037 46,385 -13.7%
Share 5.6% 5.2% 0.4 pt 5.0% 5.2% -0.3 pt
Opel Total 9,560 14,149 -32.4% 44,241 55,810 -20.7%
Share 5.3% 6.2% -0.9 pt 5.5% 6.3% -0.8 pt
Skoda Total 9,047 13,617 -33.6% 46,253 53,984 -14.3%
Share 5.0% 5.9% -0.9 pt 5.7% 6.1% -0.4 pt
Hyundai Total 7,324 7,645 -4.2% 30,755 28,877 6.5%
Share 4.1% 3.3% 0.7 pt 3.8% 3.3% 0.6 pt
Kia Total 6,882 5,441 26.5% 23,188 18,407 26.0%
Share 3.8% 2.4% 1.4 pt 2.9% 2.1% 0.8 pt
SEAT Total 6,674 8,979 -25.7% 36,057 39,390 -8.5%
Share 3.7% 3.9% -0.2 pt 4.5% 4.4% 0.0 pt
Toyota Total 6,448 6,076 6.1% 24,445 21,279 14.9%
Share 3.6% 2.6% 0.9 pt 3.0% 2.4% 0.6 pt
Fiat Total 6,390 7,109 -10.1% 24,360 26,005 -6.3%
Share 3.5% 3.1% 0.4 pt 3.0% 2.9% 0.1 pt
Renault Total 5,387 8,871 -39.3% 25,122 35,135 -28.5%
Share 3.0% 3.9% -0.9 pt 3.1% 4.0% -0.8 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,592 2,773 29.5% 12,057 8,941 34.9%
Share 2.0% 1.2% 0.8 pt 1.5% 1.0% 0.5 pt
Citroen Total 3,450 4,739 -27.2% 11,788 15,048 -21.7%
Share 1.9% 2.1% -0.1 pt 1.5% 1.7% -0.2 pt
Peugeot Total 3,014 5,301 -43.1% 14,125 18,279 -22.7%
Share 1.7% 2.3% -0.6 pt 1.8% 2.1% -0.3 pt
Dacia Total 2,896 3,322 -12.8% 15,456 10,390 48.8%
Share 1.6% 1.4% 0.2 pt 1.9% 1.2% 0.7 pt
Volvo Total 2,534 3,386 -25.2% 11,681 14,956 -21.9%
Share 1.4% 1.5% -0.1 pt 1.4% 1.7% -0.2 pt
Nissan Total 2,296 2,673 -14.1% 8,392 11,165 -24.8%
Share 1.3% 1.2% 0.1 pt 1.0% 1.3% -0.2 pt
MINI Total 2,148 4,033 -46.7% 13,184 15,029 -12.3%
Share 1.2% 1.8% -0.6 pt 1.6% 1.7% -0.1 pt
Porsche Total 2,093 2,014 3.9% 9,489 8,752 8.4%
Share 1.2% 0.9% 0.3 pt 1.2% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Mazda Total 2,085 3,386 -38.4% 11,634 10,792 7.8%
Share 1.2% 1.5% -0.3 pt 1.4% 1.2% 0.2 pt
Smart Total 1,316 2,271 -42.1% 5,615 8,246 -31.9%
Share 0.7% 1.0% -0.3 pt 0.7% 0.9% -0.2 pt
Jeep Total 1,285 1,458 -11.9% 4,898 4,245 15.4%
Share 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt 0.6% 0.5% 0.1 pt
Land Rover Total 1,200 1,616 -25.7% 3,320 4,971 -33.2%
Share 0.7% 0.7% 0.0 pt 0.4% 0.6% -0.1 pt
MG Roewe Total 1,065 - -% 2,436 - -%
Share 0.6% -% -% 0.3% -% -%
Suzuki Total 831 1,304 -36.3% 3,982 5,431 -26.7%
Share 0.5% 0.6% -0.1 pt 0.5% 0.6% -0.1 pt
Honda Total 719 732 -1.8% 2,723 1,900 43.3%
Share 0.4% 0.3% 0.1 pt 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt
Tesla Total 650 484 34.3% 15,058 6,558 129.6%
Share 0.4% 0.2% 0.1 pt 1.9% 0.7% 1.1 pt
Polestar Total 467 154 203.2% 1,576 602 161.8%
Share 0.3% 0.1% 0.2 pt 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Lynk & Co Total 435 - -% 902 - -%
Share 0.2% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Subaru Total 325 434 -25.1% 1,616 1,368 18.1%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 302 703 -57.0% 1,163 1,913 -39.2%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 219 268 -18.3% 850 1,018 -16.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 201 200 0.5% 988 885 11.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 147 190 -22.6% 688 644 6.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total - 149 -% - 537 -%
Share -% 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -%
Others Total 2,101 1,786 17.6% 8,074 6,166 30.9%
Share 1.2% 0.8% 0.4 pt 1.0% 0.7% 0.3 pt
Grand Total Total 180,264 229,650 -21.5% 806,218 886,102 -9.0%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Apr. 2022 Apr. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr. 2022 Jan.-Apr. 2021 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 4,372 7,203 -39.3% 28,929 33,796 -14.4%
2 VW Passat (Santana) 3,977 4,320 -7.9% 12,782 19,746 -35.3%
3 VW T-Roc 3,862 4,901 -21.2% 15,107 18,231 -17.1%
4 Fiat (2021-) Ducato 3,125 4,588 -31.9% 10,240 14,977 -31.6%
5 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 3,115 4,596 -32.2% 13,730 17,366 -20.9%
6 Fiat (2021-) Fiat 500 2,815 2,160 30.3% 12,838 9,046 41.9%
7 VW VW Transporter 2,762 2,820 -2.1% 12,109 11,155 8.6%
8 Skoda Kodiaq 2,666 3,042 -12.4% 13,020 14,170 -8.1%
9 Mercedes-Benz (2022-) E-Class 2,589 2,138 21.1% 8,567 10,668 -19.7%
10 VW T-Cross 2,573 2,591 -0.7% 10,050 10,407 -3.4%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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Flash report, March 2022

Apr 6, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


German passenger car sales down 17.5% in March 2022

On April 5, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in March decreased 17.5% over the previous year to 241,330 units.   
In March, VW sales of 38,543 units (16.0% market share) decreased 31.8% year over year and Audi sales of 21,752 units (9.0% share) decreased 2.2%.
Mercedes sales of 20,360 units (8.4% share) decreased 26.0%.  
BMW sales of 19,804 units (8.2% share) decreased 15.5% and Ford sales of 12,942 units (5.4% share) decreased 6.7%.  
Skoda sales of 12,249 units (5.1% share) decreased 27.4%.  
In March, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 34.9% market share. Hybrid vehicles had 75,713 units and EV had a 14.3% market share to 34,474 units. Diesel vehicles had a 18.7% market share.     
Sales of 24,723 trucks in March represented a decrease of 22.1% over the previous year, 385 buses were a 8.8% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 200,200 units had decreased 35% and domestic production of 267,600 units had decreased 29% year over year.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Mar. 2022 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar.
2022
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 241,330 -17.5% 625,954 -4.6%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 385 -8.8% 1,145 -10.1%
Trucks 24,723 -22.1% 63,871 -14.3%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Mar. 2022 Mar. 2021 y-o-y Jan.-Mar.
2022
Jan.-Mar.
2021
y-o-y
VW Total 38,543 56,550 -31.8% 112,025 130,854 -14.4%
Share 16.0% 19.3% -3.4 pt 17.9% 19.9% -2.0 pt
Audi Total 21,752 22,235 -2.2% 53,036 50,905 4.2%
Share 9.0% 7.6% 1.4 pt 8.5% 7.8% 0.7 pt
Mercedes Total 20,360 27,520 -26.0% 57,602 62,333 -7.6%
Share 8.4% 9.4% -1.0 pt 9.2% 9.5% -0.3 pt
BMW Total 19,804 23,445 -15.5% 50,245 56,432 -11.0%
Share 8.2% 8.0% 0.2 pt 8.0% 8.6% -0.6 pt
Ford Total 12,942 13,878 -6.7% 30,013 34,468 -12.9%
Share 5.4% 4.7% 0.6 pt 4.8% 5.3% -0.5 pt
Skoda Total 12,249 16,865 -27.4% 37,206 40,367 -7.8%
Share 5.1% 5.8% -0.7 pt 5.9% 6.1% -0.2 pt
Opel Total 11,808 18,998 -37.8% 34,681 41,661 -16.8%
Share 4.9% 6.5% -1.6 pt 5.5% 6.3% -0.8 pt
SEAT Total 11,188 13,895 -19.5% 29,383 30,411 -3.4%
Share 4.6% 4.8% -0.1 pt 4.7% 4.6% 0.1 pt
Hyundai Total 9,529 10,527 -9.5% 23,431 21,232 10.4%
Share 3.9% 3.6% 0.3 pt 3.7% 3.2% 0.5 pt
Renault Total 8,074 10,227 -21.1% 19,735 26,264 -24.9%
Share 3.3% 3.5% -0.2 pt 3.2% 4.0% -0.8 pt
Fiat Total 8,055 10,130 -20.5% 17,970 18,896 -4.9%
Share 3.3% 3.5% -0.1 pt 2.9% 2.9% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 8,045 3,703 117.3% 14,408 6,074 137.2%
Share 3.3% 1.3% 2.1 pt 2.3% 0.9% 1.4 pt
Toyota Total 7,028 7,023 0.1% 17,997 15,203 18.4%
Share 2.9% 2.4% 0.5 pt 2.9% 2.3% 0.6 pt
Kia Total 6,838 6,064 12.8% 16,306 12,966 25.8%
Share 2.8% 2.1% 0.8 pt 2.6% 2.0% 0.6 pt
Mazda Total 5,084 4,587 10.8% 9,549 7,406 28.9%
Share 2.1% 1.6% 0.5 pt 1.5% 1.1% 0.4 pt
Dacia Total 4,530 3,354 35.1% 12,560 7,068 77.7%
Share 1.9% 1.1% 0.7 pt 2.0% 1.1% 0.9 pt
Citroen Total 3,832 4,765 -19.6% 8,338 10,309 -19.1%
Share 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt 1.3% 1.6% -0.2 pt
MINI Total 3,815 5,872 -35.0% 11,036 10,996 0.4%
Share 1.6% 2.0% -0.4 pt 1.8% 1.7% 0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 3,747 5,631 -33.5% 11,111 12,978 -14.4%
Share 1.6% 1.9% -0.4 pt 1.8% 2.0% -0.2 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,315 2,889 14.7% 8,465 6,168 37.2%
Share 1.4% 1.0% 0.4 pt 1.4% 0.9% 0.4 pt
Volvo Total 3,086 4,353 -29.1% 9,147 11,570 -20.9%
Share 1.3% 1.5% -0.2 pt 1.5% 1.8% -0.3 pt
Porsche Total 2,948 3,008 -2.0% 7,396 6,738 9.8%
Share 1.2% 1.0% 0.2 pt 1.2% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Nissan Total 2,864 4,149 -31.0% 6,096 8,492 -28.2%
Share 1.2% 1.4% -0.2 pt 1.0% 1.3% -0.3 pt
Smart Total 1,794 2,592 -30.8% 4,299 5,975 -28.1%
Share 0.7% 0.9% -0.1 pt 0.7% 0.9% -0.2 pt
Suzuki Total 1,543 2,315 -33.3% 3,151 4,127 -23.6%
Share 0.6% 0.8% -0.2 pt 0.5% 0.6% -0.1 pt
Jeep Total 1,392 1,293 7.7% 3,613 2,787 29.6%
Share 0.6% 0.4% 0.1 pt 0.6% 0.4% 0.2 pt
Land Rover Total 940 1,650 -43.0% 2,120 3,355 -36.8%
Share 0.4% 0.6% -0.2 pt 0.3% 0.5% -0.2 pt
Honda Total 852 594 43.4% 2,004 1,168 71.6%
Share 0.4% 0.2% 0.1 pt 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt
Subaru Total 585 471 24.2% 1,291 934 38.2%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.1 pt 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Polestar Total 571 208 174.5% 1,109 448 147.5%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.2 pt 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
MG Roewe Total 542 - -% 1,371 - -%
Share 0.2% -% -% 0.2% -% -%
Lexus Total 358 307 16.6% 787 685 14.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 353 647 -45.4% 861 1,210 -28.8%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 213 324 -34.3% 631 750 -15.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 167 176 -5.1% 541 454 19.2%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lynk & Co Total 94 - -% 467 - -%
Share 0.0% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Ssangyong Total - 214 -% - 388 -%
Share -% 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -%
Others Total 2,490 1,890 31.7% 5,973 4,380 36.4%
Share 1.0% 0.6% 0.4 pt 1.0% 0.7% 0.3 pt
Grand Total Total 241,330 292,349 -17.5% 625,954 656,452 -4.6%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Mar. 2022 Mar. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar. 2022 Jan.-Mar. 2021 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 7,564 11,713 -35.4% 24,557 26,593 -7.7%
2 Tesla Model 3 5,516 3,699 49.1% 9,483 6,031 57.2%
3 VW Tiguan 5,254 8,447 -37.8% 15,405 19,399 -20.6%
4 SEAT CUPRA Formentor 4,552 1,683 170.5% 9,085 3,678 147.0%
5 Fiat (2021-) Fiat 500 4,318 3,527 22.4% 10,023 6,886 45.6%
6 Skoda Kodiaq 4,168 4,422 -5.7% 10,354 11,128 -7.0%
7 Audi Audi A3 3,858 3,951 -2.4% 9,756 8,810 10.7%
8 VW VW Transporter 3,779 3,323 13.7% 9,347 8,335 12.1%
9 VW Passat (Santana) 3,649 5,587 -34.7% 8,805 15,426 -42.9%
10 BMW 3 Series 3,371 4,515 -25.3% 9,749 11,406 -14.5%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, February 2022

Mar 4, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

German passenger car sales up 3.2% in February 2022
On March 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in February increased 3.2% over the previous year to 200,512 units.
In February, VW sales of 36,889 units (18.4% market share) decreased 8.0% year over year and Mercedes sales of 18,512 units (9.2% share) increased 9.5%.
Audi sales of 16,381 units (8.2% share) decreased 3.9%.
BMW sales of 15,619 units (7.8% share) decreased 5.4% and Skoda sales of 12,739 units (6.4% share) increased 5.1%.
Opel sales of 11,698 units (5.8% share) decreased 6.0%.
In February, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 34.5% market share to 69,195 units.
Hybrid vehicles had a 29.7% market share to 59,473 units and Diesel vehicles had a 20.7% market share to 41,471 units.
EV had a 14.1% market share to 28,306 units.
Sales of 20,536 trucks in February represented a decrease of 11.9% over the previous year, 321 buses were a 18.3% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 231,200 units had increased 1% and domestic production of 318,700 units had decreased 1% year over year. 


Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Feb. 2022 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2022
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 200,512 3.2% 384,624 5.6%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 321 -18.3% 760 -10.7%
Trucks 20,536 -11.9% 39,148 -8.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Feb. 2022 Feb. 2021 y-o-y Jan.-Feb.
2022
Jan.-Feb.
2021
y-o-y
VW Total 36,889 40,115 -8.0% 73,482 74,304 -1.1%
Share 18.4% 20.6% -2.2 pt 19.1% 20.4% -1.3 pt
Mercedes Total 18,512 16,901 9.5% 37,242 34,813 7.0%
Share 9.2% 8.7% 0.5 pt 9.7% 9.6% 0.1 pt
Audi Total 16,381 17,054 -3.9% 31,284 28,670 9.1%
Share 8.2% 8.8% -0.6 pt 8.1% 7.9% 0.3 pt
BMW Total 15,619 16,508 -5.4% 30,441 32,987 -7.7%
Share 7.8% 8.5% -0.7 pt 7.9% 9.1% -1.1 pt
Skoda Total 12,739 12,120 5.1% 24,957 23,502 6.2%
Share 6.4% 6.2% 0.1 pt 6.5% 6.5% 0.0 pt
Opel Total 11,698 12,443 -6.0% 22,873 22,663 0.9%
Share 5.8% 6.4% -0.6 pt 5.9% 6.2% -0.3 pt
Ford Total 9,167 10,382 -11.7% 17,071 20,590 -17.1%
Share 4.6% 5.3% -0.8 pt 4.4% 5.7% -1.2 pt
SEAT Total 9,060 8,472 6.9% 18,195 16,516 10.2%
Share 4.5% 4.4% 0.2 pt 4.7% 4.5% 0.2 pt
Hyundai Total 7,373 6,511 13.2% 13,902 10,705 29.9%
Share 3.7% 3.4% 0.3 pt 3.6% 2.9% 0.7 pt
Renault Total 6,074 7,830 -22.4% 11,661 16,037 -27.3%
Share 3.0% 4.0% -1.0 pt 3.0% 4.4% -1.4 pt
Tesla Total 5,944 1,918 209.9% 6,363 2,371 168.4%
Share 3.0% 1.0% 2.0 pt 1.7% 0.7% 1.0 pt
Toyota Total 5,875 4,554 29.0% 10,969 8,180 34.1%
Share 2.9% 2.3% 0.6 pt 2.9% 2.2% 0.6 pt
Fiat Total 5,804 4,993 16.2% 9,915 8,766 13.1%
Share 2.9% 2.6% 0.3 pt 2.6% 2.4% 0.2 pt
Kia Total 5,217 3,878 34.5% 9,468 6,902 37.2%
Share 2.6% 2.0% 0.6 pt 2.5% 1.9% 0.6 pt
Dacia Total 4,039 1,805 123.8% 8,030 3,714 116.2%
Share 2.0% 0.9% 1.1 pt 2.1% 1.0% 1.1 pt
MINI Total 3,733 3,312 12.7% 7,221 5,124 40.9%
Share 1.9% 1.7% 0.2 pt 1.9% 1.4% 0.5 pt
Peugeot Total 3,500 4,012 -12.8% 7,364 7,347 0.2%
Share 1.7% 2.1% -0.3 pt 1.9% 2.0% -0.1 pt
Volvo Total 3,185 3,593 -11.4% 6,061 7,217 -16.0%
Share 1.6% 1.8% -0.3 pt 1.6% 2.0% -0.4 pt
Mitsubishi Total 2,916 1,873 55.7% 5,150 3,279 57.1%
Share 1.5% 1.0% 0.5 pt 1.3% 0.9% 0.4 pt
Citroen Total 2,442 3,290 -25.8% 4,506 5,544 -18.7%
Share 1.2% 1.7% -0.5 pt 1.2% 1.5% -0.4 pt
Mazda Total 1,925 1,421 35.5% 4,465 2,819 58.4%
Share 1.0% 0.7% 0.2 pt 1.2% 0.8% 0.4 pt
Nissan Total 1,896 2,356 -19.5% 3,232 4,343 -25.6%
Share 0.9% 1.2% -0.3 pt 0.8% 1.2% -0.4 pt
Porsche Total 1,885 1,797 4.9% 4,448 3,730 19.2%
Share 0.9% 0.9% 0.0 pt 1.2% 1.0% 0.1 pt
Smart Total 1,313 1,550 -15.3% 2,505 3,383 -26.0%
Share 0.7% 0.8% -0.1 pt 0.7% 0.9% -0.3 pt
Jeep Total 1,065 701 51.9% 2,221 1,494 48.7%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.2 pt 0.6% 0.4% 0.2 pt
Suzuki Total 756 993 -23.9% 1,608 1,812 -11.3%
Share 0.4% 0.5% -0.1 pt 0.4% 0.5% -0.1 pt
MG Roewe Total 650 - -% 829 - -%
Share 0.3% -% -% 0.2% -% -%
Honda Total 607 288 110.8% 1,152 574 100.7%
Share 0.3% 0.1% 0.2 pt 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt
Land Rover Total 557 1,071 -48.0% 1,180 1,705 -30.8%
Share 0.3% 0.6% -0.3 pt 0.3% 0.5% -0.2 pt
Subaru Total 385 306 25.8% 706 463 52.5%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Polestar Total 364 104 250.0% 538 240 124.2%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Jaguar Total 329 367 -10.4% 508 563 -9.8%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt
DS Total 207 148 39.9% 374 278 34.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 206 163 26.4% 429 378 13.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 186 250 -25.6% 418 426 -1.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lynk & Co Total 165 - -% 373 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Ssangyong Total - 129 -% - 174 -%
Share -% 0.1% -% -% 0.0% -%
Others Total 1,849 1,141 62.1% 3,483 2,490 39.9%
Share 0.9% 0.6% 0.3 pt 0.9% 0.7% 0.2 pt
Grand Total Total 200,512 194,349 3.2% 384,624 364,103 5.6%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Feb. 2022 Feb. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2022 Jan.-Feb. 2021 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 8,847 8,476 4.4% 16,993 14,880 14.2%
2 VW Tiguan 5,294 6,168 -14.2% 10,151 10,952 -7.3%
3 Tesla Model 3 3,690 1,910 93.2% 3,967 2,332 70.1%
4 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 3,650 4,241 -13.9% 7,363 7,555 -2.5%
5 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 3,408 4,189 -18.6% 7,503 7,534 -0.4%
6 Skoda Kodiaq 3,406 3,279 3.9% 6,186 6,706 -7.8%
7 BMW 3 Series 3,378 3,746 -9.8% 6,378 6,891 -7.4%
8 Fiat (2021-) Fiat 500 3,364 1,985 69.5% 5,705 3,359 69.8%
9 Audi Audi A4 3,334 2,426 37.4% 5,646 4,677 20.7%
10 Mercedes-Benz (2022-) GLC-Class (GLK-Class) 3,226 1,821 77.2% 6,655 4,332 53.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, January 2022

Feb 4, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


German passenger car sales up 8.5% in January 2022
On February 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in January increased 8.5% over the previous year to 184,112 units.
In January, VW sales of 36,593 units (19.9% market share) increased 7% year over year and Mercedes sales of 18,730 units (10.2% share) increased 4.6%.
Audi sales of 14,903 units (8.1% share) increased 28.3%.
BMW sales of 14,822 units (8.1% share) decreased 10.1% and Skoda sales of 12,218 units (6.6% share) increased 7.3%.
Opel sales of 11,175 units (6.1% share) increased 9.3%.
In January, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 36.7% market share to 67,575 units.
Hybrid vehicles had a 29.4% market share to 54,126 units and EV had a 11.3% market share to 20,892 units.
Diesel vehicles had a 21.6% market share.
Sales of 18,612 trucks in January represented a decrease of 4.6% over the previous year, 439 buses were a 4.1% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 189,100 units had increased 6% and domestic production of 256,300 units had increased 8% year over year.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jan. 2022 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 184,112 8.5%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 439 -4.1%
Trucks 18,612 -4.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jan. 2022 Jan. 2021 y-o-y
VW Total 36,593 34,189 7.0%
Share 19.9% 20.1% -0.3 pt
Mercedes Total 18,730 17,912 4.6%
Share 10.2% 10.6% -0.4 pt
Audi Total 14,903 11,616 28.3%
Share 8.1% 6.8% 1.3 pt
BMW Total 14,822 16,479 -10.1%
Share 8.1% 9.7% -1.7 pt
Skoda Total 12,218 11,382 7.3%
Share 6.6% 6.7% -0.1 pt
Opel Total 11,175 10,220 9.3%
Share 6.1% 6.0% 0.0 pt
SEAT Total 9,135 8,044 13.6%
Share 5.0% 4.7% 0.2 pt
Ford Total 7,904 10,208 -22.6%
Share 4.3% 6.0% -1.7 pt
Hyundai Total 6,529 4,194 55.7%
Share 3.5% 2.5% 1.1 pt
Renault Total 5,587 8,207 -31.9%
Share 3.0% 4.8% -1.8 pt
Toyota Total 5,094 3,626 40.5%
Share 2.8% 2.1% 0.6 pt
Kia Total 4,251 3,024 40.6%
Share 2.3% 1.8% 0.5 pt
Fiat Total 4,111 3,773 9.0%
Share 2.2% 2.2% 0.0 pt
Dacia Total 3,991 1,909 109.1%
Share 2.2% 1.1% 1.0 pt
Peugeot Total 3,864 3,335 15.9%
Share 2.1% 2.0% 0.1 pt
MINI Total 3,488 1,812 92.5%
Share 1.9% 1.1% 0.8 pt
Volvo Total 2,876 3,624 -20.6%
Share 1.6% 2.1% -0.6 pt
Porsche Total 2,563 1,933 32.6%
Share 1.4% 1.1% 0.3 pt
Mazda Total 2,540 1,398 81.7%
Share 1.4% 0.8% 0.6 pt
Mitsubishi Total 2,234 1,406 58.9%
Share 1.2% 0.8% 0.4 pt
Citroen Total 2,064 2,254 -8.4%
Share 1.1% 1.3% -0.2 pt
Nissan Total 1,336 1,987 -32.8%
Share 0.7% 1.2% -0.4 pt
Smart Total 1,192 1,833 -35.0%
Share 0.6% 1.1% -0.4 pt
Jeep Total 1,156 793 45.8%
Share 0.6% 0.5% 0.2 pt
Suzuki Total 852 819 4.0%
Share 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 623 634 -1.7%
Share 0.3% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 545 286 90.6%
Share 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt
Tesla Total 419 453 -7.5%
Share 0.2% 0.3% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 321 157 104.5%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 232 176 31.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 223 215 3.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lynk & Co Total 208 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -%
Jaguar Total 179 196 -8.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
MG Roewe Total 179 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -%
Polestar Total 174 136 27.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 167 130 28.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total - 45 -%
Share -% 0.0% -%
Others Total 1,634 1,349 21.1%
Share 0.9% 0.8% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 184,112 169,754 8.5%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2022 Jan. 2021 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 8,146 6,404 27.2%
2 VW Tiguan 4,857 4,784 1.5%
3 VW T-Roc 4,853 2,981 62.8%
4 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 4,095 3,345 22.4%
5 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 3,713 3,314 12.0%
6 Mercedes-Benz (2022-) GLC-Class (GLK-Class) 3,655 2,511 45.6%
7 Mercedes-Benz (2022-) C-Class 3,346 3,474 -3.7%
8 BMW 3 Series 3,000 3,145 -4.6%
9 VW VW Transporter 2,999 2,375 26.3%
10 Skoda Kodiaq 2,780 3,427 -18.9%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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