Germany - Automotive sales volume, 2021


Flash report, Automotive sales volume, 2021

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Flash report, August 2021

Sep 7, 2021

*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 23.0% in August 2021
On September 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in August decreased 23.0% over the previous year to 193,307 units.
In August, Volkswagen brand sales of 36,223 units (18.7% market share) decreased 17.4% year over year.  
BMW sales of 16,137 units (8.3% share) decreased 25.1% and Audi sales of 14,375 units (7.4% share) decreased 12.4%.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 13,945 units (7.2% share) decreased 50.0% and Opel sales of 10,245 units (5.3% share) increased 7.9%.
Hyundai sales of 10,079 units (5.2% share) decreased 8.1%.
In August, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 35.5% market share to 68,598 units. Hybrid vehicles had a 31.4% to 60,720 units. Diesel vehicles had a 17.7% market share to 34,171 units and EV had a 14.9% market share to 28,860 units.
Sales of 21,787 trucks in August represented a decrease of 14.5% over the previous year, while sales of 515 buses were a 4.3% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 107,700 units had decreased 33% and domestic production of 133,600 units had decreased 32% year over year.


Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Aug. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug. 2021 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 193,307 -23.0% 1,820,589 2.5%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 515 -4.3% 3,710 -1.7%
Trucks 21,787 -14.5% 201,910 12.3%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Aug. 2021 Aug. 2020 y-o-y Jan.-Aug. 2021 Jan.-Aug. 2020 y-o-y
VW Total 36,223 43,842 -17.4% 362,517 326,783 10.9%
Share 18.7% 17.5% 1.3 pt 19.9% 18.4% 1.5 pt
BMW Total 16,137 21,549 -25.1% 154,962 148,660 4.2%
Share 8.3% 8.6% -0.2 pt 8.5% 8.4% 0.1 pt
Audi Total 14,375 16,405 -12.4% 138,305 137,893 0.3%
Share 7.4% 6.5% 0.9 pt 7.6% 7.8% -0.2 pt
Mercedes Total 13,945 27,906 -50.0% 152,047 179,654 -15.4%
Share 7.2% 11.1% -3.9 pt 8.4% 10.1% -1.8 pt
Opel Total 10,245 9,499 7.9% 108,595 82,065 32.3%
Share 5.3% 3.8% 1.5 pt 6.0% 4.6% 1.3 pt
Hyundai Total 10,079 10,964 -8.1% 69,414 60,172 15.4%
Share 5.2% 4.4% 0.8 pt 3.8% 3.4% 0.4 pt
Skoda Total 9,618 15,686 -38.7% 107,193 109,638 -2.2%
Share 5.0% 6.2% -1.3 pt 5.9% 6.2% -0.3 pt
Ford Total 9,091 16,783 -45.8% 89,546 121,243 -26.1%
Share 4.7% 6.7% -2.0 pt 4.9% 6.8% -1.9 pt
Seat Total 8,872 10,907 -18.7% 83,212 73,176 13.7%
Share 4.6% 4.3% 0.2 pt 4.6% 4.1% 0.5 pt
Renault Total 7,642 11,435 -33.2% 67,589 72,153 -6.3%
Share 4.0% 4.6% -0.6 pt 3.7% 4.1% -0.3 pt
Toyota Total 7,114 7,170 -0.8% 48,390 44,411 9.0%
Share 3.7% 2.9% 0.8 pt 2.7% 2.5% 0.2 pt
Fiat Total 6,872 7,623 -9.9% 58,972 56,516 4.3%
Share 3.6% 3.0% 0.5 pt 3.2% 3.2% 0.1 pt
Kia Total 6,046 6,185 -2.2% 43,169 40,054 7.8%
Share 3.1% 2.5% 0.7 pt 2.4% 2.3% 0.1 pt
Tesla Total 3,810 2,846 33.9% 18,067 8,152 121.6%
Share 2.0% 1.1% 0.8 pt 1.0% 0.5% 0.5 pt
Mazda Total 3,776 3,166 19.3% 26,450 24,193 9.3%
Share 2.0% 1.3% 0.7 pt 1.5% 1.4% 0.1 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,389 3,485 -2.8% 22,757 32,656 -30.3%
Share 1.8% 1.4% 0.4 pt 1.2% 1.8% -0.6 pt
Dacia Total 3,195 4,286 -25.5% 24,894 30,068 -17.2%
Share 1.7% 1.7% -0.1 pt 1.4% 1.7% -0.3 pt
Citroen Total 2,925 4,158 -29.7% 32,676 31,454 3.9%
Share 1.5% 1.7% -0.1 pt 1.8% 1.8% 0.0 pt
Peugeot Total 2,921 4,746 -38.5% 37,084 33,987 9.1%
Share 1.5% 1.9% -0.4 pt 2.0% 1.9% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 2,562 1,867 37.2% 15,688 12,761 22.9%
Share 1.3% 0.7% 0.6 pt 0.9% 0.7% 0.1 pt
Mini Total 2,375 4,070 -41.6% 29,383 26,906 9.2%
Share 1.2% 1.6% -0.4 pt 1.6% 1.5% 0.1 pt
Volvo Total 2,292 2,672 -14.2% 28,272 28,544 -1.0%
Share 1.2% 1.1% 0.1 pt 1.6% 1.6% -0.1 pt
Nissan Total 1,590 2,953 -46.2% 19,149 21,697 -11.7%
Share 0.8% 1.2% -0.4 pt 1.1% 1.2% -0.2 pt
Porsche Total 1,281 1,712 -25.2% 17,923 16,020 11.9%
Share 0.7% 0.7% 0.0 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Jeep Total 817 1,999 -59.1% 8,665 9,600 -9.7%
Share 0.4% 0.8% -0.4 pt 0.5% 0.5% -0.1 pt
Smart Total 816 1,379 -40.8% 14,332 5,853 144.9%
Share 0.4% 0.5% -0.1 pt 0.8% 0.3% 0.5 pt
Honda Total 676 1,060 -36.2% 4,768 6,970 -31.6%
Share 0.3% 0.4% -0.1 pt 0.3% 0.4% -0.1 pt
Land Rover Total 604 701 -13.8% 8,479 8,186 3.6%
Share 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 309 434 -28.8% 3,031 3,623 -16.3%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 240 298 -19.5% 3,346 4,663 -28.2%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 235 262 -10.3% 2,096 1,726 21.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 232 263 -11.8% 1,789 2,031 -11.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 184 183 0.5% 1,058 1,211 -12.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 172 - -% 1,292 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
DS Total 104 244 -57.4% 1,368 1,833 -25.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 2,543 2,306 10.3% 14,111 12,052 17.1%
Share 1.3% 0.9% 0.4 pt 0.8% 0.7% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 193,307 251,044 -23.0% 1,820,589 1,776,604 2.5%
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. 2021 Aug. 2020 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug. 2021 Jan.-Aug. 2020 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 7,554 12,378 -39.0% 71,928 89,342 -19.5%
2 VW T-Roc 4,169 5,059 -17.6% 40,029 31,180 28.4%
3 BMW 3 Series 3,791 3,572 6.1% 31,745 29,468 7.7%
4 VW up! 3,767 1,720 119.0% 30,774 13,336 130.8%
5 VW ID.3 3,750 388 866.5% 18,845 492 3730.3%
6 Fiat (2021-) Fiat 500 3,293 2,140 53.9% 22,183 16,187 37.0%
7 Fiat (2021-) Ducato 3,032 4,495 -32.5% 32,808 33,231 -1.3%
8 Tesla Model 3 2,946 2,824 4.3% 17,154 7,345 133.5%
9 VW Tiguan 2,925 4,453 -34.3% 44,679 41,598 7.4%
10 SEAT Leon 2,906 3,669 -20.8% 21,559 22,857 -5.7%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



More detailed statistics for Germany

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Flash report, July 2021

Aug 5, 2021

*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 24.9% in July 2021
On August 4, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in July decreased 24.9% over the previous year to 236,393 units.
In July, Volkswagen brand sales of 49,808 units (21.1% market share) decreased 16.6% year over year.  
Mercedes-Benz sales of 21,456 units (9.1% share) decreased 37.6% and BMW sales of 20,437 units (8.6% share) decreased 27.7%.
Audi sales of 17,533 units (7.4% share) decreased 23.3% and Opel sales of 13,631 units (5.8% share) increased 16.0%.
Skoda sales of 13,034 units (5.5% share) decreased 41.0%.
In July, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 39.4% market share to 93,176 units, Hybrid vehicles had a 29.5% to 69,795 units. Diesel vehicles had a 19.7% market share to 46,660 units and EV had a 10.8% market share to 25,464 units.
Sales of 23,777 trucks in July represented a decrease of 10.8% over the previous year, while sales of 569     buses were a 6.9% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 172,200 units had decreased 27% and domestic production of 246,600 units had decreased 25% year over year.


Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jul. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul. 2021 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 236,393 -24.9% 1,627,282 6.7%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 569 -6.9% 3,195 -1.3%
Trucks 23,777 -10.8% 180,123 16.7%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jul. 2021 Jul. 2020 y-o-y Jan.-Jul. 2021 Jan.-Jul. 2020 y-o-y
VW Total 49,808 59,714 -16.6% 326,294 282,941 15.3%
Share 21.1% 19.0% 2.1 pt 20.1% 18.5% 1.5 pt
Mercedes Total 21,456 34,393 -37.6% 138,102 151,748 -9.0%
Share 9.1% 10.9% -1.8 pt 8.5% 9.9% -1.5 pt
BMW Total 20,437 28,272 -27.7% 138,825 127,111 9.2%
Share 8.6% 9.0% -0.3 pt 8.5% 8.3% 0.2 pt
Audi Total 17,533 22,865 -23.3% 123,930 121,488 2.0%
Share 7.4% 7.3% 0.2 pt 7.6% 8.0% -0.3 pt
Opel Total 13,631 11,746 16.0% 98,350 72,566 35.5%
Share 5.8% 3.7% 2.0 pt 6.0% 4.8% 1.3 pt
Skoda Total 13,034 22,084 -41.0% 97,575 93,952 3.9%
Share 5.5% 7.0% -1.5 pt 6.0% 6.2% -0.2 pt
Ford Total 10,674 20,453 -47.8% 80,455 104,460 -23.0%
Share 4.5% 6.5% -2.0 pt 4.9% 6.8% -1.9 pt
Hyundai Total 10,130 11,060 -8.4% 59,335 49,208 20.6%
Share 4.3% 3.5% 0.8 pt 3.6% 3.2% 0.4 pt
Seat Total 8,633 12,262 -29.6% 74,340 62,269 19.4%
Share 3.7% 3.9% -0.2 pt 4.6% 4.1% 0.5 pt
Fiat Total 7,586 9,798 -22.6% 52,100 48,893 6.6%
Share 3.2% 3.1% 0.1 pt 3.2% 3.2% 0.0 pt
Renault Total 7,286 12,839 -43.3% 59,947 60,718 -1.3%
Share 3.1% 4.1% -1.0 pt 3.7% 4.0% -0.3 pt
Toyota Total 6,653 7,512 -11.4% 41,276 37,241 10.8%
Share 2.8% 2.4% 0.4 pt 2.5% 2.4% 0.1 pt
Kia Total 6,491 7,970 -18.6% 37,123 33,869 9.6%
Share 2.7% 2.5% 0.2 pt 2.3% 2.2% 0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 4,803 5,523 -13.0% 34,163 29,241 16.8%
Share 2.0% 1.8% 0.3 pt 2.1% 1.9% 0.2 pt
Dacia Total 4,629 5,560 -16.7% 21,699 25,782 -15.8%
Share 2.0% 1.8% 0.2 pt 1.3% 1.7% -0.4 pt
Mini Total 4,247 5,892 -27.9% 27,008 22,836 18.3%
Share 1.8% 1.9% -0.1 pt 1.7% 1.5% 0.2 pt
Citroen Total 4,080 4,516 -9.7% 29,751 27,296 9.0%
Share 1.7% 1.4% 0.3 pt 1.8% 1.8% 0.0 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,709 4,949 -25.1% 19,368 29,171 -33.6%
Share 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt 1.2% 1.9% -0.7 pt
Volvo Total 3,566 4,557 -21.7% 25,980 25,872 0.4%
Share 1.5% 1.4% 0.1 pt 1.6% 1.7% -0.1 pt
Mazda Total 3,351 3,848 -12.9% 22,674 21,027 7.8%
Share 1.4% 1.2% 0.2 pt 1.4% 1.4% 0.0 pt
Porsche Total 2,579 3,143 -17.9% 16,642 14,308 16.3%
Share 1.1% 1.0% 0.1 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 1,997 2,135 -6.5% 13,126 10,894 20.5%
Share 0.8% 0.7% 0.2 pt 0.8% 0.7% 0.1 pt
Nissan Total 1,978 3,473 -43.0% 17,559 18,744 -6.3%
Share 0.8% 1.1% -0.3 pt 1.1% 1.2% -0.1 pt
Smart Total 1,263 1,806 -30.1% 13,516 4,474 202.1%
Share 0.5% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.8% 0.3% 0.5 pt
Jeep Total 1,052 1,854 -43.3% 7,848 7,601 3.2%
Share 0.4% 0.6% -0.1 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 870 848 2.6% 7,875 7,485 5.2%
Share 0.4% 0.3% 0.1 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 748 1,290 -42.0% 4,092 5,910 -30.8%
Share 0.3% 0.4% -0.1 pt 0.3% 0.4% -0.1 pt
Tesla Total 489 203 140.9% 14,257 5,306 168.7%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.9% 0.3% 0.5 pt
Subaru Total 373 749 -50.2% 2,722 3,189 -14.6%
Share 0.2% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 361 470 -23.2% 3,106 4,365 -28.8%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 230 235 -2.1% 1,861 1,464 27.1%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 224 239 -6.3% 1,264 1,589 -20.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 214 268 -20.1% 1,557 1,768 -11.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 185 - -% 1,120 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Ssangyong Total 97 268 -63.8% 874 1,028 -15.0%
Share 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,996 2,144 -6.9% 11,568 9,746 18.7%
Share 0.8% 0.7% 0.2 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 236,393 314,938 -24.9% 1,627,282 1,525,560 6.7%
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. 2021 Jul. 2020 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul. 2021 Jan.-Jul. 2020 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 10,005 16,630 -39.8% 64,374 76,964 -16.4%
2 VW T-Roc 5,887 6,630 -11.2% 35,860 26,121 37.3%
3 VW Polo 5,323 5,812 -8.4% 21,732 25,482 -14.7%
4 VW Tiguan 5,249 7,726 -32.1% 41,754 37,145 12.4%
5 BMW 3 Series 4,443 6,004 -26.0% 27,954 25,896 7.9%
6 VW up! 4,235 2,758 53.6% 27,007 11,616 132.5%
7 Fiat (2021-) Ducato 4,000 6,365 -37.2% 29,776 28,736 3.6%
8 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 3,825 4,581 -16.5% 30,154 22,431 34.4%
9 VW T-Cross 3,754 3,414 10.0% 20,346 14,902 36.5%
10 VW Passat (Santana) 3,560 5,742 -38.0% 34,224 30,344 12.8%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



More detailed statistics for Germany

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Flash report, June 2021

Jul 6, 2021

*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 24.5% in June 2021
On July 5, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in June increased 24.5% over the previous year to 274,152 units.
In June, Volkswagen brand sales of 57,159 units (20.8% market share) increased 46.1% year over year.  
BMW sales of 21,847 units (8.0% share) increased 20.9% and Audi sales of 20,124 units (7.3% share) increased 29.0%.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 17,723 units (6.5% share) decreased 19.3% and Opel sales of 16,535 units (6.0% share) increased 69.3%.
Skoda sales of 15,288 units (5.6% share) increased 12.5%.
In June, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 39.5% market share, Hybrid vehicles had a 27.9%. Diesel vehicles had a 19.9% market share and EV had a 12.2% market share.
Sales of 29,714 trucks in June represented an increase of 30.1% over the previous year, while sales of 564 buses were a 24.0% increase.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 201,500 units had decreased 6% and domestic production of 247,400 units had decreased 19% year over year.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jun. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun. 2021 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 274,152 24.5% 1,390,889 14.9%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 564 24.0% 2,626 0.0%
Trucks 29,714 30.1% 156,346 22.5%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jun. 2021 Jun. 2020 y-o-y Jan.-Jun. 2021 Jan.-Jun. 2020 y-o-y
VW Total 57,159 39,126 46.1% 276,486 223,227 23.9%
Share 20.8% 17.8% 3.1 pt 19.9% 18.4% 1.4 pt
BMW Total 21,847 18,075 20.9% 118,388 98,839 19.8%
Share 8.0% 8.2% -0.2 pt 8.5% 8.2% 0.3 pt
Audi Total 20,124 15,597 29.0% 106,397 98,623 7.9%
Share 7.3% 7.1% 0.3 pt 7.6% 8.1% -0.5 pt
Mercedes Total 17,723 21,970 -19.3% 116,646 117,355 -0.6%
Share 6.5% 10.0% -3.5 pt 8.4% 9.7% -1.3 pt
Opel Total 16,535 9,764 69.3% 84,719 60,820 39.3%
Share 6.0% 4.4% 1.6 pt 6.1% 5.0% 1.1 pt
Skoda Total 15,288 13,595 12.5% 84,541 71,868 17.6%
Share 5.6% 6.2% -0.6 pt 6.1% 5.9% 0.1 pt
Seat Total 14,626 8,993 62.6% 65,707 50,007 31.4%
Share 5.3% 4.1% 1.3 pt 4.7% 4.1% 0.6 pt
Ford Total 11,764 16,145 -27.1% 69,781 84,007 -16.9%
Share 4.3% 7.3% -3.0 pt 5.0% 6.9% -1.9 pt
Hyundai Total 11,641 6,414 81.5% 49,205 38,148 29.0%
Share 4.2% 2.9% 1.3 pt 3.5% 3.2% 0.4 pt
Renault Total 10,407 10,642 -2.2% 52,661 47,879 10.0%
Share 3.8% 4.8% -1.0 pt 3.8% 4.0% -0.2 pt
Fiat Total 9,364 9,141 2.4% 44,514 39,095 13.9%
Share 3.4% 4.1% -0.7 pt 3.2% 3.2% 0.0 pt
Toyota Total 7,507 4,973 51.0% 34,623 29,729 16.5%
Share 2.7% 2.3% 0.5 pt 2.5% 2.5% 0.0 pt
Kia Total 6,583 4,110 60.2% 30,632 25,899 18.3%
Share 2.4% 1.9% 0.5 pt 2.2% 2.1% 0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 5,835 4,815 21.2% 29,360 23,718 23.8%
Share 2.1% 2.2% -0.1 pt 2.1% 2.0% 0.2 pt
Citroen Total 5,350 4,008 33.5% 25,671 22,780 12.7%
Share 2.0% 1.8% 0.1 pt 1.8% 1.9% 0.0 pt
Mazda Total 4,748 2,986 59.0% 19,323 17,179 12.5%
Share 1.7% 1.4% 0.4 pt 1.4% 1.4% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 4,466 841 431.0% 13,768 5,103 169.8%
Share 1.6% 0.4% 1.2 pt 1.0% 0.4% 0.6 pt
Mini Total 4,121 3,239 27.2% 22,761 16,944 34.3%
Share 1.5% 1.5% 0.0 pt 1.6% 1.4% 0.2 pt
Dacia Total 4,051 3,452 17.4% 17,070 20,222 -15.6%
Share 1.5% 1.6% -0.1 pt 1.2% 1.7% -0.4 pt
Suzuki Total 3,757 1,212 210.0% 11,129 8,759 27.1%
Share 1.4% 0.6% 0.8 pt 0.8% 0.7% 0.1 pt
Volvo Total 3,680 4,647 -20.8% 22,414 21,315 5.2%
Share 1.3% 2.1% -0.8 pt 1.6% 1.8% -0.1 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,665 4,654 -21.3% 15,659 24,222 -35.4%
Share 1.3% 2.1% -0.8 pt 1.1% 2.0% -0.9 pt
Porsche Total 2,625 2,407 9.1% 14,063 11,165 26.0%
Share 1.0% 1.1% -0.1 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Nissan Total 2,443 2,477 -1.4% 15,581 15,271 2.0%
Share 0.9% 1.1% -0.2 pt 1.1% 1.3% -0.1 pt
Smart Total 1,807 580 211.6% 12,253 2,668 359.3%
Share 0.7% 0.3% 0.4 pt 0.9% 0.2% 0.7 pt
Jeep Total 1,500 1,310 14.5% 6,796 5,747 18.3%
Share 0.5% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 1,085 921 17.8% 7,005 6,637 5.5%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 741 1,064 -30.4% 3,344 4,620 -27.6%
Share 0.3% 0.5% -0.2 pt 0.2% 0.4% -0.1 pt
Subaru Total 491 352 39.5% 2,349 2,440 -3.7%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 449 520 -13.7% 2,745 3,895 -29.5%
Share 0.2% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 347 184 88.6% 1,631 1,229 32.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 274 241 13.7% 1,343 1,500 -10.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 173 181 -4.4% 1,040 1,350 -23.0%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 152 - -% 935 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Ssangyong Total 145 151 -4.0% 777 760 2.2%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,679 1,485 13.1% 9,572 7,602 25.9%
Share 0.6% 0.7% -0.1 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 274,152 220,272 24.5% 1,390,889 1,210,622 14.9%
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. 2021 Jun. 2020 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun. 2021 Jan.-Jun. 2020 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 12,107 10,425 16.1% 54,369 60,334 -9.9%
2 VW Tiguan 6,656 6,095 9.2% 36,505 29,419 24.1%
3 VW T-Roc 6,454 4,020 60.5% 29,973 19,491 53.8%
4 VW Passat (Santana) 5,720 3,468 64.9% 30,664 24,602 24.6%
5 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 5,209 2,892 80.1% 26,329 17,850 47.5%
6 Fiat (2021-) Ducato 4,731 5,420 -12.7% 25,776 22,371 15.2%
7 VW up! 4,593 1,528 200.6% 22,772 8,858 157.1%
8 BMW 3 Series 4,556 3,285 38.7% 23,511 19,892 18.2%
9 Tesla Model 3 4,462 703 534.7% 13,719 4,367 214.2%
10 VW Polo 4,188 3,443 21.6% 16,409 19,670 -16.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

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Flash report, May 2021

Jun 7, 2021

*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 37.2% in May 2021
On June 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in May increased 37.2% over the previous year to 230,635 units.
In May, Volkswagen brand sales of 45,243 units (19.6% market share) increased 53.0% year over year.  
BMW sales of 19,668 units (8.5% share) increased 92.1% and Audi sales of 18,561 units (8.0% share) increased 33.4%.
Skoda sales of 15,269 units (6.6% share) increased 56.3%.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 14,598 units (6.3% share) decreased 14.8% and Opel sales of 12,374 units (5.4% share) increased 41.5%.
In May, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 37.7% market share, Hybrid vehicles had a 27.9%. Diesel vehicles had a 22.3% market share and EV had a 11.6% market share.
Sales of 25,895 trucks in May represented an increase of 47.7% over the previous year, while sales of 379 buses were a 15.9% increase.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 177,700 units had increased 75% and domestic production of 250,100 units had increased 58% year over year.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

May 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-May 2021 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 230,635 37.2% 1,116,737 12.8%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 379 15.9% 2,062 -5.1%
Trucks 25,895 47.7% 126,632 20.8%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
May 2021 May 2020 y-o-y Jan.-May 2021 Jan.-May 2020 y-o-y
VW Total 45,243 29,568 53.0% 219,327 184,101 19.1%
Share 19.6% 17.6% 2.0 pt 19.6% 18.6% 1.1 pt
BMW Total 19,668 10,240 92.1% 96,541 80,764 19.5%
Share 8.5% 6.1% 2.4 pt 8.6% 8.2% 0.5 pt
Audi Total 18,561 13,915 33.4% 86,273 83,026 3.9%
Share 8.0% 8.3% -0.2 pt 7.7% 8.4% -0.7 pt
Skoda Total 15,269 9,768 56.3% 69,253 58,273 18.8%
Share 6.6% 5.8% 0.8 pt 6.2% 5.9% 0.3 pt
Mercedes Total 14,598 17,134 -14.8% 98,923 95,385 3.7%
Share 6.3% 10.2% -3.9 pt 8.9% 9.6% -0.8 pt
Opel Total 12,374 8,742 41.5% 68,184 51,056 33.5%
Share 5.4% 5.2% 0.2 pt 6.1% 5.2% 1.0 pt
Seat Total 11,691 5,494 112.8% 51,081 41,014 24.5%
Share 5.1% 3.3% 1.8 pt 4.6% 4.1% 0.4 pt
Ford Total 11,632 11,156 4.3% 58,017 67,862 -14.5%
Share 5.0% 6.6% -1.6 pt 5.2% 6.9% -1.7 pt
Fiat Total 9,145 8,609 6.2% 35,150 29,954 17.3%
Share 4.0% 5.1% -1.2 pt 3.1% 3.0% 0.1 pt
Hyundai Total 8,687 5,749 51.1% 37,564 31,734 18.4%
Share 3.8% 3.4% 0.3 pt 3.4% 3.2% 0.2 pt
Renault Total 7,119 6,869 3.6% 42,254 37,237 13.5%
Share 3.1% 4.1% -1.0 pt 3.8% 3.8% 0.0 pt
Toyota Total 5,837 4,199 39.0% 27,116 24,756 9.5%
Share 2.5% 2.5% 0.0 pt 2.4% 2.5% -0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,642 3,612 56.2% 24,049 21,789 10.4%
Share 2.4% 2.1% 0.3 pt 2.2% 2.2% 0.0 pt
Citroen Total 5,273 4,230 24.7% 20,321 18,772 8.3%
Share 2.3% 2.5% -0.2 pt 1.8% 1.9% -0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 5,246 3,899 34.5% 23,525 18,903 24.5%
Share 2.3% 2.3% 0.0 pt 2.1% 1.9% 0.2 pt
Mazda Total 3,783 2,734 38.4% 14,575 14,193 2.7%
Share 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt 1.3% 1.4% -0.1 pt
Volvo Total 3,778 2,840 33.0% 18,734 16,668 12.4%
Share 1.6% 1.7% -0.1 pt 1.7% 1.7% 0.0 pt
Mini Total 3,611 1,853 94.9% 18,640 13,705 36.0%
Share 1.6% 1.1% 0.5 pt 1.7% 1.4% 0.3 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,053 4,139 -26.2% 11,994 19,568 -38.7%
Share 1.3% 2.5% -1.1 pt 1.1% 2.0% -0.9 pt
Tesla Total 2,744 312 779.5% 9,302 4,262 118.3%
Share 1.2% 0.2% 1.0 pt 0.8% 0.4% 0.4 pt
Porsche Total 2,686 1,745 53.9% 11,438 8,758 30.6%
Share 1.2% 1.0% 0.1 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Dacia Total 2,629 2,856 -7.9% 13,019 16,770 -22.4%
Share 1.1% 1.7% -0.6 pt 1.2% 1.7% -0.5 pt
Smart Total 2,200 379 480.5% 10,446 2,088 400.3%
Share 1.0% 0.2% 0.7 pt 0.9% 0.2% 0.7 pt
Nissan Total 1,973 1,570 25.7% 13,138 12,794 2.7%
Share 0.9% 0.9% -0.1 pt 1.2% 1.3% -0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 1,941 1,273 52.5% 7,372 7,547 -2.3%
Share 0.8% 0.8% 0.1 pt 0.7% 0.8% -0.1 pt
Jeep Total 1,051 748 40.5% 5,296 4,437 19.4%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.5% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 949 1,050 -9.6% 5,920 5,716 3.6%
Share 0.4% 0.6% -0.2 pt 0.5% 0.6% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 703 554 26.9% 2,603 3,556 -26.8%
Share 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.4% -0.1 pt
Subaru Total 490 485 1.0% 1,858 2,088 -11.0%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 383 500 -23.4% 2,296 3,375 -32.0%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 266 178 49.4% 1,284 1,045 22.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 223 200 11.5% 867 1,169 -25.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 184 200 -8.0% 1,069 1,259 -15.1%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 181 - -% 783 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Ssangyong Total 95 160 -40.6% 632 609 3.8%
Share 0.0% 0.1% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,727 1,188 45.4% 7,893 6,117 29.0%
Share 0.7% 0.7% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 230,635 168,148 37.2% 1,116,737 990,350 12.8%
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 May 2021 May 2020 Y-o-Y Jan.-May 2021 Jan.-May 2020 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 8,466 8,350 1.4% 42,262 49,909 -15.3%
2 Fiat (2021-) Ducato 6,068 6,511 -6.8% 21,045 16,951 24.2%
3 VW T-Roc 5,288 2,777 90.4% 23,519 15,471 52.0%
4 VW Passat (Santana) 5,198 2,928 77.5% 24,944 21,134 18.0%
5 VW Tiguan 4,883 3,947 23.7% 29,849 23,324 28.0%
6 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 4,683 2,495 87.7% 21,136 15,215 38.9%
7 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 3,754 2,723 37.9% 21,120 14,958 41.2%
8 VW up! 3,646 971 275.5% 18,179 7,330 148.0%
9 BMW 3 Series 3,565 1,329 168.2% 18,955 16,607 14.1%
10 Skoda Kodiaq 3,475 2,816 23.4% 17,645 16,580 6.4%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

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Flash report, April 2021

May 6, 2021

*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 90.0% in April 2021
On May 5, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in April increased 90.0% over the previous year to 229,650 units.
In April, Volkswagen brand sales of 43,230 units (18.8% market share) increased 108.4% year over year.  
Mercedes-Benz sales of 21,992 units (9.6% share) increased 158.5% and BMW sales of 20,441 units (8.9% share) increased 64.7%.
Audi sales of 16,807 units (7.3% share) increased 87.4% and Opel sales of 14,149 units (6.2% share) increased 174.6%.
Skoda sales of 13,617 units (5.9% share) increased 88.4%.
In April, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 39.2% market share, Hybrid vehicles had a 27.9%. Diesel vehicles had a 21.9% market share and EV had a 10.4% market share.
Sales of 26,184 trucks in April represented an increase of 62.6% over the previous year, while sales of 410 buses were a 73.0% increase.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 252,000 units had increased 1,011% and domestic production of 316,200 units had increased 2,701% year over year. 


Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Apr. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr. 2021 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 229,650 90.0% 886,102 7.8%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 410 73.0% 1,683 -8.8%
Trucks 26,184 62.6% 100,737 15.4%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Apr. 2021 Apr. 2020 y-o-y Jan.-Apr. 2021 Jan.-Apr. 2020 y-o-y
VW Total 43,230 20,741 108.4% 174,084 154,533 12.7%
Share 18.8% 17.2% 1.7 pt 19.6% 18.8% 0.9 pt
Mercedes Total 21,992 8,508 158.5% 84,325 78,251 7.8%
Share 9.6% 7.0% 2.5 pt 9.5% 9.5% 0.0 pt
BMW Total 20,441 12,410 64.7% 76,873 70,524 9.0%
Share 8.9% 10.3% -1.4 pt 8.7% 8.6% 0.1 pt
Audi Total 16,807 8,969 87.4% 67,712 69,111 -2.0%
Share 7.3% 7.4% -0.1 pt 7.6% 8.4% -0.8 pt
Opel Total 14,149 5,153 174.6% 55,810 42,314 31.9%
Share 6.2% 4.3% 1.9 pt 6.3% 5.1% 1.2 pt
Skoda Total 13,617 7,227 88.4% 53,984 48,505 11.3%
Share 5.9% 6.0% -0.1 pt 6.1% 5.9% 0.2 pt
Ford Total 11,917 9,311 28.0% 46,385 56,706 -18.2%
Share 5.2% 7.7% -2.5 pt 5.2% 6.9% -1.7 pt
Seat Total 8,979 4,827 86.0% 39,390 35,520 10.9%
Share 3.9% 4.0% -0.1 pt 4.4% 4.3% 0.1 pt
Renault Total 8,871 4,742 87.1% 35,135 30,368 15.7%
Share 3.9% 3.9% -0.1 pt 4.0% 3.7% 0.3 pt
Hyundai Total 7,645 3,253 135.0% 28,877 25,985 11.1%
Share 3.3% 2.7% 0.6 pt 3.3% 3.2% 0.1 pt
Fiat Total 7,109 3,788 87.7% 26,005 21,345 21.8%
Share 3.1% 3.1% 0.0 pt 2.9% 2.6% 0.3 pt
Toyota Total 6,076 3,780 60.7% 21,279 20,557 3.5%
Share 2.6% 3.1% -0.5 pt 2.4% 2.5% -0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,441 3,158 72.3% 18,407 18,177 1.3%
Share 2.4% 2.6% -0.2 pt 2.1% 2.2% -0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 5,301 2,373 123.4% 18,279 15,004 21.8%
Share 2.3% 2.0% 0.3 pt 2.1% 1.8% 0.2 pt
Citroen Total 4,739 2,202 115.2% 15,048 14,542 3.5%
Share 2.1% 1.8% 0.2 pt 1.7% 1.8% -0.1 pt
Mini Total 4,033 2,248 79.4% 15,029 11,852 26.8%
Share 1.8% 1.9% -0.1 pt 1.7% 1.4% 0.3 pt
Volvo Total 3,386 2,462 37.5% 14,956 13,828 8.2%
Share 1.5% 2.0% -0.6 pt 1.7% 1.7% 0.0 pt
Mazda Total 3,386 1,370 147.2% 10,792 11,459 -5.8%
Share 1.5% 1.1% 0.3 pt 1.2% 1.4% -0.2 pt
Dacia Total 3,322 3,057 8.7% 10,390 13,914 -25.3%
Share 1.4% 2.5% -1.1 pt 1.2% 1.7% -0.5 pt
Mitsubishi Total 2,773 2,641 5.0% 8,941 15,429 -42.1%
Share 1.2% 2.2% -1.0 pt 1.0% 1.9% -0.9 pt
Nissan Total 2,673 1,086 146.1% 11,165 11,224 -0.5%
Share 1.2% 0.9% 0.3 pt 1.3% 1.4% -0.1 pt
Smart Total 2,271 265 757.0% 8,246 1,709 382.5%
Share 1.0% 0.2% 0.8 pt 0.9% 0.2% 0.7 pt
Porsche Total 2,014 1,326 51.9% 8,752 7,013 24.8%
Share 0.9% 1.1% -0.2 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Land Rover Total 1,616 963 67.8% 4,971 4,666 6.5%
Share 0.7% 0.8% -0.1 pt 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt
Jeep Total 1,458 603 141.8% 4,245 3,689 15.1%
Share 0.6% 0.5% 0.1 pt 0.5% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Suzuki Total 1,304 912 43.0% 5,431 6,274 -13.4%
Share 0.6% 0.8% -0.2 pt 0.6% 0.8% -0.2 pt
Honda Total 732 380 92.6% 1,900 3,002 -36.7%
Share 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.4% -0.2 pt
Jaguar Total 703 602 16.8% 1,913 2,875 -33.5%
Share 0.3% 0.5% -0.2 pt 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Tesla Total 484 635 -23.8% 6,558 3,950 66.0%
Share 0.2% 0.5% -0.3 pt 0.7% 0.5% 0.3 pt
Subaru Total 434 260 66.9% 1,368 1,603 -14.7%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 268 207 29.5% 1,018 867 17.4%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 200 130 53.8% 885 1,059 -16.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 190 164 15.9% 644 969 -33.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 154 - -% 602 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Ssangyong Total 149 72 106.9% 537 449 19.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,786 1,015 76.0% 6,166 4,929 25.1%
Share 0.8% 0.8% -0.1 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 229,650 120,840 90.0% 886,102 822,202 7.8%
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 Apr. 2021 Apr. 2020 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr. 2021 Jan.-Apr. 2020 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 7,203 5,681 26.8% 33,796 41,559 -18.7%
2 VW Tiguan 5,567 2,757 101.9% 24,966 19,377 28.8%
3 VW T-Roc 4,901 2,109 132.4% 18,231 12,694 43.6%
4 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 4,596 1,564 193.9% 17,366 12,235 41.9%
5 Fiat (2021-) Ducato 4,588 2,429 88.9% 14,977 10,440 43.5%
6 VW Passat (Santana) 4,320 1,962 120.2% 19,746 18,206 8.5%
7 BMW 3 Series 3,984 2,123 87.7% 15,390 15,278 0.7%
8 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 3,934 1,987 98.0% 16,453 12,720 29.3%
9 VW up! 3,801 819 364.1% 14,533 6,359 128.5%
10 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class (GLK-Class) 3,477 1,018 241.6% 11,070 10,104 9.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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Flash report, March 2021

Apr 8, 2021

*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 35.9% in March 2021
On April 7, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in March increased 35.9% over the previous year to 292,349 units.
In March, Volkswagen brand sales of 56,550 units (19.3% market share) increased 39.1% year over year.  
Mercedes-Benz sales of 27,520 units (9.4 % share) increased 36.7% and BMW sales of 23,445 units (8.0% share) increased 17.0 %.
Audi sales of 22,235 units (7.6% share) increased 17.6% and Opel sales of 18,998 units (6.5% share) increased 75.1%.
Skoda sales of 16,865 units (5.8% share) increased 39.2%.
In March, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 39.4% share, Hybrid vehicles had a 27.8% share, Diesel vehicles had a 22.1% share and EV had a 10.3% share.
Sales of 31,740 trucks in March represented a increase of 36.2% over the previous year, while sales of 422 buses were a 13.0% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 296,100 units had increased 23% and domestic production of 373,900 units had increased 29% year over year.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Mar. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar. 2021 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 292,349 35.9% 656,452 -6.4%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 422 -13.0% 1,273 -20.8%
Trucks 31,740 36.2% 74,553 4.7%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Mar. 2021 Mar. 2020 y-o-y Jan.-Mar. 2021 Jan.-Mar. 2020 y-o-y
VW Total 56,550 40,643 39.1% 130,854 133,792 -2.2%
Share 19.3% 18.9% 0.5 pt 19.9% 19.1% 0.9 pt
Mercedes Total 27,520 20,132 36.7% 62,333 69,743 -10.6%
Share 9.4% 9.4% 0.1 pt 9.5% 9.9% -0.4 pt
BMW Total 23,445 20,047 17.0% 56,432 58,114 -2.9%
Share 8.0% 9.3% -1.3 pt 8.6% 8.3% 0.3 pt
Audi Total 22,235 18,904 17.6% 50,905 60,142 -15.4%
Share 7.6% 8.8% -1.2 pt 7.8% 8.6% -0.8 pt
Opel Total 18,998 10,851 75.1% 41,661 37,161 12.1%
Share 6.5% 5.0% 1.5 pt 6.3% 5.3% 1.0 pt
Skoda Total 16,865 12,113 39.2% 40,367 41,278 -2.2%
Share 5.8% 5.6% 0.1 pt 6.1% 5.9% 0.3 pt
Seat Total 13,895 9,052 53.5% 30,411 30,693 -0.9%
Share 4.8% 4.2% 0.5 pt 4.6% 4.4% 0.3 pt
Ford Total 13,878 12,730 9.0% 34,468 47,395 -27.3%
Share 4.7% 5.9% -1.2 pt 5.3% 6.8% -1.5 pt
Hyundai Total 10,527 5,981 76.0% 21,232 22,732 -6.6%
Share 3.6% 2.8% 0.8 pt 3.2% 3.2% 0.0 pt
Renault Total 10,227 6,270 63.1% 26,264 25,626 2.5%
Share 3.5% 2.9% 0.6 pt 4.0% 3.7% 0.3 pt
Fiat Total 10,130 6,801 48.9% 18,896 17,557 7.6%
Share 3.5% 3.2% 0.3 pt 2.9% 2.5% 0.4 pt
Toyota Total 7,023 5,339 31.5% 15,203 16,777 -9.4%
Share 2.4% 2.5% -0.1 pt 2.3% 2.4% -0.1 pt
Kia Total 6,064 4,785 26.7% 12,966 15,019 -13.7%
Share 2.1% 2.2% -0.2 pt 2.0% 2.1% -0.2 pt
Mini Total 5,872 3,717 58.0% 10,996 9,604 14.5%
Share 2.0% 1.7% 0.3 pt 1.7% 1.4% 0.3 pt
Peugeot Total 5,631 3,157 78.4% 12,978 12,631 2.7%
Share 1.9% 1.5% 0.5 pt 2.0% 1.8% 0.2 pt
Citroen Total 4,765 3,033 57.1% 10,309 12,340 -16.5%
Share 1.6% 1.4% 0.2 pt 1.6% 1.8% -0.2 pt
Mazda Total 4,587 3,048 50.5% 7,406 10,089 -26.6%
Share 1.6% 1.4% 0.2 pt 1.1% 1.4% -0.3 pt
Volvo Total 4,353 3,751 16.0% 11,570 11,366 1.8%
Share 1.5% 1.7% -0.3 pt 1.8% 1.6% 0.1 pt
Nissan Total 4,149 3,825 8.5% 8,492 10,138 -16.2%
Share 1.4% 1.8% -0.4 pt 1.3% 1.4% -0.2 pt
Tesla Total 3,703 2,263 63.6% 6,074 3,315 83.2%
Share 1.3% 1.1% 0.2 pt 0.9% 0.5% 0.5 pt
Dacia Total 3,354 3,339 0.4% 7,068 10,857 -34.9%
Share 1.1% 1.6% -0.4 pt 1.1% 1.5% -0.5 pt
Porsche Total 3,008 1,941 55.0% 6,738 5,687 18.5%
Share 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt 1.0% 0.8% 0.2 pt
Mitsubishi Total 2,889 4,313 -33.0% 6,168 12,788 -51.8%
Share 1.0% 2.0% -1.0 pt 0.9% 1.8% -0.9 pt
Smart Total 2,592 641 304.4% 5,975 1,444 313.8%
Share 0.9% 0.3% 0.6 pt 0.9% 0.2% 0.7 pt
Suzuki Total 2,315 1,976 17.2% 4,127 5,362 -23.0%
Share 0.8% 0.9% -0.1 pt 0.6% 0.8% -0.1 pt
Land Rover Total 1,650 1,244 32.6% 3,355 3,703 -9.4%
Share 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Jeep Total 1,293 950 36.1% 2,787 3,086 -9.7%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 647 719 -10.0% 1,210 2,273 -46.8%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Honda Total 594 890 -33.3% 1,168 2,622 -55.5%
Share 0.2% 0.4% -0.2 pt 0.2% 0.4% -0.2 pt
Subaru Total 471 522 -9.8% 934 1,343 -30.5%
Share 0.2% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 324 151 114.6% 750 660 13.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 307 276 11.2% 685 929 -26.3%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 214 127 68.5% 388 377 2.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 208 - -% 448 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
DS Total 176 217 -18.9% 454 805 -43.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,890 1,371 37.9% 4,380 3,914 11.9%
Share 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 292,349 215,119 35.9% 656,452 701,362 -6.4%
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. 2021 Mar. 2020 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar. 2021 Jan.-Mar. 2020 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 11,713 11,268 3.9% 26,593 35,878 -25.9%
2 VW Tiguan 8,447 4,507 87.4% 19,399 16,620 16.7%
3 VW T-Roc 6,388 3,757 70.0% 13,330 10,585 25.9%
4 Fiat (2021-) Ducato 6,122 3,827 60.0% 10,389 8,011 29.7%
5 VW Passat (Santana) 5,587 4,433 26.0% 15,426 16,244 -5.0%
6 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 5,236 3,215 62.9% 12,770 10,671 19.7%
7 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 4,964 3,636 36.5% 12,519 10,733 16.6%
8 VW up! 4,933 1,826 170.2% 10,732 5,540 93.7%
9 BMW 3 Series 4,515 4,447 1.5% 11,406 13,155 -13.3%
10 Skoda Kodiaq 4,422 3,872 14.2% 11,128 11,491 -3.2%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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Flash report, February 2021

Mar 4, 2021

*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 fall 19.0% in February 2021
On March 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in February decreased 19.0% over the previous year to 194,349 units, due to the impact of coronavirus pandemic.
In February, Volkswagen brand sales of 40,115 units (20.6% market share) decreased 9.7% year over year.  
Audi sales of 17,054 units (8.8% share) decreased 11.0% and Mercedes-Benz sales of 16,901 units (8.7% share) decreased 28.3%.
BMW sales of 16,508 units (8.5% share) decreased 6.3% and Opel sales of 12,443 units (6.4% share) decreased 11.3%.
Skoda sales of 12,120 units (6.2% share) decreased 18.5%.
In February, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 37.7% market share, diesel vehicles had a 25.4% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 27.1% and EV had a 9.4% market share.
Sales of 23,297 trucks in February represented a decrease of 2.0% over the previous year, while the sale of 393 buses was a 20.3% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 232,900 units had decreased 19% and domestic production of 323,600 units had decreased 17% year over year. 


Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Feb. 2021 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2021 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 194,349 -19.0% 364,103 -25.1%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 393 -20.3% 851 -24.2%
Trucks 23,297 -2.0% 42,813 -10.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Feb. 2021 Feb. 2020 y-o-y Jan.-Feb. 2021 Jan.-Feb. 2020 y-o-y
VW Total 40,115 44,405 -9.7% 74,304 93,149 -20.2%
Share 20.6% 18.5% 2.1 pt 20.4% 19.2% 1.3 pt
Audi Total 17,054 19,172 -11.0% 28,670 41,238 -30.5%
Share 8.8% 8.0% 0.8 pt 7.9% 8.5% -0.6 pt
Mercedes Total 16,901 23,577 -28.3% 34,813 49,611 -29.8%
Share 8.7% 9.8% -1.1 pt 9.6% 10.2% -0.6 pt
BMW Total 16,508 17,613 -6.3% 32,987 38,067 -13.3%
Share 8.5% 7.3% 1.2 pt 9.1% 7.8% 1.2 pt
Opel Total 12,443 14,031 -11.3% 22,663 26,310 -13.9%
Share 6.4% 5.8% 0.6 pt 6.2% 5.4% 0.8 pt
Skoda Total 12,120 14,870 -18.5% 23,502 29,165 -19.4%
Share 6.2% 6.2% 0.0 pt 6.5% 6.0% 0.5 pt
Ford Total 10,382 17,330 -40.1% 20,590 34,665 -40.6%
Share 5.3% 7.2% -1.9 pt 5.7% 7.1% -1.5 pt
Seat Total 8,472 11,225 -24.5% 16,516 21,641 -23.7%
Share 4.4% 4.7% -0.3 pt 4.5% 4.5% 0.1 pt
Renault Total 7,830 9,420 -16.9% 16,037 19,356 -17.1%
Share 4.0% 3.9% 0.1 pt 4.4% 4.0% 0.4 pt
Hyundai Total 6,511 8,534 -23.7% 10,705 16,751 -36.1%
Share 3.4% 3.6% -0.2 pt 2.9% 3.4% -0.5 pt
Fiat Total 4,993 6,328 -21.1% 8,766 10,756 -18.5%
Share 2.6% 2.6% -0.1 pt 2.4% 2.2% 0.2 pt
Toyota Total 4,554 5,950 -23.5% 8,180 11,438 -28.5%
Share 2.3% 2.5% -0.1 pt 2.2% 2.4% -0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 4,012 4,339 -7.5% 7,347 9,474 -22.5%
Share 2.1% 1.8% 0.3 pt 2.0% 1.9% 0.1 pt
Kia Total 3,878 5,617 -31.0% 6,902 10,234 -32.6%
Share 2.0% 2.3% -0.3 pt 1.9% 2.1% -0.2 pt
Volvo Total 3,593 4,301 -16.5% 7,217 7,615 -5.2%
Share 1.8% 1.8% 0.1 pt 2.0% 1.6% 0.4 pt
Mini Total 3,312 2,792 18.6% 5,124 5,887 -13.0%
Share 1.7% 1.2% 0.5 pt 1.4% 1.2% 0.2 pt
Citroen Total 3,290 4,409 -25.4% 5,544 9,307 -40.4%
Share 1.7% 1.8% -0.1 pt 1.5% 1.9% -0.4 pt
Nissan Total 2,356 3,330 -29.2% 4,343 6,313 -31.2%
Share 1.2% 1.4% -0.2 pt 1.2% 1.3% -0.1 pt
Tesla Total 1,918 685 180.0% 2,371 1,052 125.4%
Share 1.0% 0.3% 0.7 pt 0.7% 0.2% 0.4 pt
Mitsubishi Total 1,873 4,247 -55.9% 3,279 8,475 -61.3%
Share 1.0% 1.8% -0.8 pt 0.9% 1.7% -0.8 pt
Dacia Total 1,805 3,708 -51.3% 3,714 7,518 -50.6%
Share 0.9% 1.5% -0.6 pt 1.0% 1.5% -0.5 pt
Porsche Total 1,797 1,734 3.6% 3,730 3,746 -0.4%
Share 0.9% 0.7% 0.2 pt 1.0% 0.8% 0.3 pt
Smart Total 1,550 695 123.0% 3,383 803 321.3%
Share 0.8% 0.3% 0.5 pt 0.9% 0.2% 0.8 pt
Mazda Total 1,421 3,515 -59.6% 2,819 7,041 -60.0%
Share 0.7% 1.5% -0.7 pt 0.8% 1.4% -0.7 pt
Land Rover Total 1,071 868 23.4% 1,705 2,459 -30.7%
Share 0.6% 0.4% 0.2 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Suzuki Total 993 2,082 -52.3% 1,812 3,386 -46.5%
Share 0.5% 0.9% -0.4 pt 0.5% 0.7% -0.2 pt
Jeep Total 701 1,108 -36.7% 1,494 2,136 -30.1%
Share 0.4% 0.5% -0.1 pt 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 367 667 -45.0% 563 1,554 -63.8%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.3% -0.2 pt
Subaru Total 306 449 -31.8% 463 821 -43.6%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 288 774 -62.8% 574 1,732 -66.9%
Share 0.1% 0.3% -0.2 pt 0.2% 0.4% -0.2 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 250 255 -2.0% 426 509 -16.3%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 163 262 -37.8% 378 653 -42.1%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 148 222 -33.3% 278 588 -52.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 129 119 8.4% 174 250 -30.4%
Share 0.1% 0.0% 0.0 pt 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Polestar Total 104 - -% 240 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -% 0.1% -% -%
Others Total 1,141 1,310 -12.9% 2,490 2,543 -2.1%
Share 0.6% 0.5% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.5% 0.2 pt
Grand Total Total 194,349 239,943 -19.0% 364,103 486,243 -25.1%
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. 2021 Feb. 2020 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2021 Jan.-Feb. 2020 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 8,476 12,409 -31.7% 14,880 24,610 -39.5%
2 VW Tiguan 6,168 4,990 23.6% 10,952 12,113 -9.6%
3 VW Passat (Santana) 4,586 5,282 -13.2% 9,839 11,811 -16.7%
4 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 4,241 3,693 14.8% 7,555 7,097 6.5%
5 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 4,189 4,228 -0.9% 7,534 7,456 1.0%
6 VW T-Roc 3,961 3,043 30.2% 6,942 6,828 1.7%
7 BMW 3 Series 3,746 4,364 -14.2% 6,891 8,708 -20.9%
8 Audi Audi A6 3,405 2,377 43.2% 5,444 5,266 3.4%
9 Skoda Kodiaq 3,279 4,030 -18.6% 6,706 7,619 -12.0%
10 VW up! 3,184 1,848 72.3% 5,799 3,714 56.1%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, January 2021

Feb 4, 2021

*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 fall 31.1% in January 2021
On February 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that new passenger car registrations in January decreased 31.1% over the previous year to 169,754 units, due to the impact of coronavirus pandemic.
In January, Volkswagen brand sales of 34,189 units (20.1% market share) decreased 29.9% year over year.  
Mercedes-Benz sales of 17,912 units (10.6% share) decreased 31.2 % and BMW sales of 16,479 units (9.7% share) decreased 19.4%.
Audi sales of 11,616 units (6.8% share) decreased 47.4%, Skoda sales of 11,382 units (6.7% share) decreased 20.4% and Opel sales of 10,220 units (6.0% share) decreased 16.8%.
In January, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 37.1% market share, diesel vehicles had a 26.1% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 26.8% and EV had a 9.6% market share.
Sales of 19,516 trucks in January represented a decrease of 19.1% over the previous year, while the sale of 458 buses was a 27.3% decrease.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 204,100 units had decreased 19% and domestic production of 262,800 units had decreased 23% from last January.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jan. 2021 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 169,754 -31.1%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 458 -27.3%
Trucks 19,516 -19.1%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jan. 2021 Jan. 2020 y-o-y
VW Total 34,189 48,744 -29.9%
Share 20.1% 19.8% 0.3 pt
Mercedes Total 17,912 26,034 -31.2%
Share 10.6% 10.6% 0.0 pt
BMW Total 16,479 20,454 -19.4%
Share 9.7% 8.3% 1.4 pt
Audi Total 11,616 22,066 -47.4%
Share 6.8% 9.0% -2.1 pt
Skoda Total 11,382 14,295 -20.4%
Share 6.7% 5.8% 0.9 pt
Opel Total 10,220 12,279 -16.8%
Share 6.0% 5.0% 1.0 pt
Ford Total 10,208 17,335 -41.1%
Share 6.0% 7.0% -1.0 pt
Renault Total 8,207 9,936 -17.4%
Share 4.8% 4.0% 0.8 pt
Seat Total 8,044 10,416 -22.8%
Share 4.7% 4.2% 0.5 pt
Hyundai Total 4,194 8,217 -49.0%
Share 2.5% 3.3% -0.9 pt
Fiat Total 3,773 4,428 -14.8%
Share 2.2% 1.8% 0.4 pt
Toyota Total 3,626 5,488 -33.9%
Share 2.1% 2.2% -0.1 pt
Volvo Total 3,624 3,314 9.4%
Share 2.1% 1.3% 0.8 pt
Peugeot Total 3,335 5,135 -35.1%
Share 2.0% 2.1% -0.1 pt
Kia Total 3,024 4,617 -34.5%
Share 1.8% 1.9% -0.1 pt
Citroen Total 2,254 4,898 -54.0%
Share 1.3% 2.0% -0.7 pt
Nissan Total 1,987 2,983 -33.4%
Share 1.2% 1.2% 0.0 pt
Porsche Total 1,933 2,012 -3.9%
Share 1.1% 0.8% 0.3 pt
Dacia Total 1,909 3,810 -49.9%
Share 1.1% 1.5% -0.4 pt
Smart Total 1,833 108 1597.2%
Share 1.1% 0.0% 1.0 pt
Mini Total 1,812 3,095 -41.5%
Share 1.1% 1.3% -0.2 pt
Mitsubishi Total 1,406 4,228 -66.7%
Share 0.8% 1.7% -0.9 pt
Mazda Total 1,398 3,526 -60.4%
Share 0.8% 1.4% -0.6 pt
Suzuki Total 819 1,304 -37.2%
Share 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Jeep Total 793 1,028 -22.9%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 634 1,591 -60.2%
Share 0.4% 0.6% -0.3 pt
Tesla Total 453 367 23.4%
Share 0.3% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Honda Total 286 958 -70.1%
Share 0.2% 0.4% -0.2 pt
Lexus Total 215 391 -45.0%
Share 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 196 887 -77.9%
Share 0.1% 0.4% -0.2 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 176 254 -30.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 157 372 -57.8%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt
Polestar Total 136 - -%
Share 0.1% -% -%
DS Total 130 366 -64.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% -0.1 pt
Ssangyong Total 45 131 -65.6%
Share 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,349 1,233 9.4%
Share 0.8% 0.5% 0.3 pt
Grand Total Total 169,754 246,300 -31.1%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2021 Jan. 2020 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 6,404 12,201 -47.5%
2 VW Passat (Santana) 5,253 6,529 -19.5%
3 VW Tiguan 4,784 7,123 -32.8%
4 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 3,474 3,543 -1.9%
5 Skoda Kodiaq 3,427 3,589 -4.5%
6 Opel (2021-) Opel Corsa 3,345 3,228 3.6%
7 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 3,314 3,404 -2.6%
8 BMW 3 Series 3,145 4,344 -27.6%
9 Opel (2021-) Astra 2,997 2,800 7.0%
10 VW T-Roc 2,981 3,785 -21.2%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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