Germany - Flash report, Sales volume, 2018

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Flash report, Sales volume, 2018

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Flash report, August 2018

5 Sep. 2018

*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 car sales rise 24.7% in August
On September 4, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 316,405 new passenger car registrations in August, a 24.7% increase from the same month last year.
Year-to-date sales increased 6.4% with 2,473,284 cars registered in the first eight months of 2018.
Volkswagen brand sales of 63,623 units (20.1% market share) increased 46.2% in August compared to the same month in 2017.
Audi sales of 28,198 units (8.9% share) increased 45.3% from last year.
Mercedes sales of 23,764 units (7.5% share) decreased 10.9% in August.
BMW sales of 19,289 units (6.1% share) increased 3.1% from last year.
Renault sales of 17,865 units (5.6% share) increased 101.9% from the same month last year.
Ford sales of 17,810 units (5.6% share) increased 7.4% in August.
Sales of 28,303 trucks in August represented an increase of 11.7% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 560 buses represented a increase of 23.6%.
In August, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 62.1% market share, diesel vehicles had a 32.6% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 234,000 units had decreased 34% and domestic production of 310,400 units had decreased 31% from last August.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Aug. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug.
2018
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 316,405 24.7%  2,473,284 6.4%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 560 23.6%  4,202 -3.6%
Trucks 28,303 11.7%  207,738 4.8%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Aug. 2018 Aug. 2017 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Aug.
2018
Jan.-Aug.
2017
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 63,623 43,531 46.2% 491,649 425,875 15.4%
Share 20.1% 17.2% 2.9 pt 19.9% 18.3% 1.6 pt
Audi Total 28,198 19,406 45.3% 213,113 200,344 6.4%
Share 8.9% 7.6% 1.3 pt 8.6% 8.6% 0.0 pt
Mercedes Total 23,764 26,679 -10.9% 211,755 223,933 -5.4%
Share 7.5% 10.5% -3.0 pt 8.6% 9.6% -1.1 pt
BMW Total 19,289 18,713 3.1% 167,671 171,537 -2.3%
Share 6.1% 7.4% -1.3 pt 6.8% 7.4% -0.6 pt
Renault Total 17,865 8,848 101.9% 100,157 90,784 10.3%
Share 5.6% 3.5% 2.2 pt 4.0% 3.9% 0.1 pt
Ford Total 17,810 16,586 7.4% 174,320 165,086 5.6%
Share 5.6% 6.5% -0.9 pt 7.0% 7.1% -0.1 pt
Opel Total 17,609 18,579 -5.2% 153,539 165,635 -7.3%
Share 5.6% 7.3% -1.8 pt 6.2% 7.1% -0.9 pt
Seat Total 17,220 8,934 92.7% 92,697 69,841 32.7%
Share 5.4% 3.5% 1.9 pt 3.7% 3.0% 0.7 pt
Skoda Total 17,218 14,624 17.7% 142,041 127,231 11.6%
Share 5.4% 5.8% -0.3 pt 5.7% 5.5% 0.3 pt
Hyundai Total 10,775 8,683 24.1% 78,927 70,915 11.3%
Share 3.4% 3.4% 0.0 pt 3.2% 3.1% 0.1 pt
Dacia Total 9,838 6,437 52.8% 56,676 43,471 30.4%
Share 3.1% 2.5% 0.6 pt 2.3% 1.9% 0.4 pt
Fiat Total 7,034 6,167 14.1% 60,815 64,221 -5.3%
Share 2.2% 2.4% -0.2 pt 2.5% 2.8% -0.3 pt
Toyota Total 6,836 6,028 13.4% 58,530 54,503 7.4%
Share 2.2% 2.4% -0.2 pt 2.4% 2.3% 0.0 pt
Kia Total 5,995 5,302 13.1% 46,140 42,717 8.0%
Share 1.9% 2.1% -0.2 pt 1.9% 1.8% 0.0 pt
Mitsubishi Total 5,704 3,512 62.4% 35,056 32,059 9.3%
Share 1.8% 1.4% 0.4 pt 1.4% 1.4% 0.0 pt
Mazda Total 5,700 5,392 5.7% 44,320 44,670 -0.8%
Share 1.8% 2.1% -0.3 pt 1.8% 1.9% -0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 5,372 4,536 18.4% 47,797 42,689 12.0%
Share 1.7% 1.8% -0.1 pt 1.9% 1.8% 0.1 pt
Citroen Total 5,137 3,921 31.0% 40,381 37,144 8.7%
Share 1.6% 1.5% 0.1 pt 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt
Nissan Total 4,525 5,980 -24.3% 38,410 47,343 -18.9%
Share 1.4% 2.4% -0.9 pt 1.6% 2.0% -0.5 pt
Mini Total 3,525 3,152 11.8% 32,666 30,471 7.2%
Share 1.1% 1.2% -0.1 pt 1.3% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Suzuki Total 3,286 3,404 -3.5% 25,027 25,485 -1.8%
Share 1.0% 1.3% -0.3 pt 1.0% 1.1% -0.1 pt
Porsche Total 3,161 1,966 60.8% 25,083 21,004 19.4%
Share 1.0% 0.8% 0.2 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Smart Total 3,150 2,382 32.2% 28,212 22,808 23.7%
Share 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt 1.1% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 2,779 2,242 24.0% 27,275 25,366 7.5%
Share 0.9% 0.9% 0.0 pt 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Jeep Total 1,882 985 91.1% 11,592 8,933 29.8%
Share 0.6% 0.4% 0.2 pt 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt
Land Rover Total 1,773 1,756 1.0% 13,349 16,709 -20.1%
Share 0.6% 0.7% -0.1 pt 0.5% 0.7% -0.2 pt
Jaguar Total 1,201 639 87.9% 6,934 6,693 3.6%
Share 0.4% 0.3% 0.1 pt 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 1,033 1,723 -40.0% 14,497 14,223 1.9%
Share 0.3% 0.7% -0.4 pt 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 797 458 74.0% 5,226 4,892 6.8%
Share 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 625 502 24.5% 4,406 4,359 1.1%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
DS Total 288 322 -10.6% 2,873 2,305 24.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 257 282 -8.9% 1,893 2,220 -14.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 203 203 0.0% 1,799 1,995 -9.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 82 198 -58.6% 1,431 2,273 -37.0%
Share 0.0% 0.1% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 2,851 1,608 77.3% 17,027 14,052 21.2%
Share 0.9% 0.6% 0.3 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 316,405 253,680 24.7% 2,473,284 2,323,786 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 Aug. 2018 Aug. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug. 2018 Jan.-Aug. 2017 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf
17,501
16,658
5.1%
155,800
147,019
6.0%
2 VW Tiguan
8,496
5,007
69.7%
59,670
46,705
27.8%
3 VW Passat (Santana)
7,618
5,069
50.3%
53,913
48,110
12.1%
4 VW Polo
7,126
3,170
124.8%
51,497
48,780
5.6%
5 VW T-Roc
6,465
0
-%
27,767
0
-%
6 Audi Audi A4
6,194
4,055
52.7%
47,859
41,082
16.5%
7 SEAT Leon
6,133
4,283
43.2%
32,852
30,844
6.5%
8 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
5,862
5,939
-1.3%
41,633
49,169
-15.3%
9 Skoda Fabia
5,188
3,192
62.5%
33,934
32,756
3.6%
10 Audi Audi A3
4,993
3,673
35.9%
37,841
35,344
7.1%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, July 2018

3 Aug. 2018

*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 car sales rise 12.3% in July
On August 2, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 317,848 new passenger car registrations in July, a 12.3% increase from the same month last year.
Year-to-date sales increased 4.2% with 2,156,879 cars registered in the first seven months of 2018.
Volkswagen brand sales of 66,367 units (20.9% market share) increased 34.2% in July compared to the same month in 2017.
Audi sales of 33,562 units (10.6% share) increased 26.9% from last year.
Mercedes sales of 25,377 units (8.0% share) decreased 15.5% in July.
Ford sales of 20,829 units (6.6% share) increased 3.5% from last year.
BMW sales of 18,250 units (5.7% share) decreased 14.8% from the same month last year.
Skoda sales of 18,021 units (5.7% share) increased 30.9% in July.
Sales of 24,798 trucks in July represented an increase of 1.0% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 415 buses represented a decrease of 11.7%.
In the first seven months of 2018, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 62.1% market share, diesel vehicles had a 32.3% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 299,200 units had decreased 6% and domestic production of 358,800 units had decreased 5% from last July.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jul. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul.
2018
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 317,848 12.3% 2,156,879 4.2%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 415 -11.7% 3,642 -6.7%
Trucks 24,798 1.0% 179,435 3.8%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jul. 2018 Jul. 2017 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Jul.
2018
Jan.-Jul.
2017
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 66,367 49,468 34.2% 428,026 382,344 11.9%
Share 20.9% 17.5% 3.4 pt 19.8% 18.5% 1.4 pt
Audi Total 33,562 26,453 26.9% 184,915 180,938 2.2%
Share 10.6% 9.3% 1.2 pt 8.6% 8.7% -0.2 pt
Mercedes Total 25,377 30,046 -15.5% 187,991 197,254 -4.7%
Share 8.0% 10.6% -2.6 pt 8.7% 9.5% -0.8 pt
Ford Total 20,829 20,119 3.5% 156,510 148,500 5.4%
Share 6.6% 7.1% -0.6 pt 7.3% 7.2% 0.1 pt
BMW Total 18,250 21,416 -14.8% 148,382 152,824 -2.9%
Share 5.7% 7.6% -1.8 pt 6.9% 7.4% -0.5 pt
Skoda Total 18,021 13,770 30.9% 124,823 112,607 10.8%
Share 5.7% 4.9% 0.8 pt 5.8% 5.4% 0.3 pt
Opel Total 17,404 19,430 -10.4% 135,930 147,056 -7.6%
Share 5.5% 6.9% -1.4 pt 6.3% 7.1% -0.8 pt
Seat Total 14,016 8,122 72.6% 75,477 60,907 23.9%
Share 4.4% 2.9% 1.5 pt 3.5% 2.9% 0.6 pt
Renault Total 13,601 11,230 21.1% 82,292 81,936 0.4%
Share 4.3% 4.0% 0.3 pt 3.8% 4.0% -0.1 pt
Hyundai Total 9,170 9,057 1.2% 68,152 62,232 9.5%
Share 2.9% 3.2% -0.3 pt 3.2% 3.0% 0.2 pt
Dacia Total 7,645 5,581 37.0% 46,838 37,034 26.5%
Share 2.4% 2.0% 0.4 pt 2.2% 1.8% 0.4 pt
Fiat Total 7,288 7,126 2.3% 53,781 58,054 -7.4%
Share 2.3% 2.5% -0.2 pt 2.5% 2.8% -0.3 pt
Toyota Total 6,993 6,497 7.6% 51,694 48,475 6.6%
Share 2.2% 2.3% -0.1 pt 2.4% 2.3% 0.1 pt
Citroen Total 6,425 4,892 31.3% 35,244 33,223 6.1%
Share 2.0% 1.7% 0.3 pt 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt
Kia Total 6,375 6,257 1.9% 40,145 37,415 7.3%
Share 2.0% 2.2% -0.2 pt 1.9% 1.8% 0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 5,662 5,652 0.2% 42,425 38,153 11.2%
Share 1.8% 2.0% -0.2 pt 2.0% 1.8% 0.1 pt
Mazda Total 4,648 5,014 -7.3% 38,620 39,278 -1.7%
Share 1.5% 1.8% -0.3 pt 1.8% 1.9% -0.1 pt
Smart Total 4,562 2,982 53.0% 25,062 20,426 22.7%
Share 1.4% 1.1% 0.4 pt 1.2% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 4,548 3,168 43.6% 24,496 23,124 5.9%
Share 1.4% 1.1% 0.3 pt 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Mitsubishi Total 4,059 3,811 6.5% 29,352 28,547 2.8%
Share 1.3% 1.3% -0.1 pt 1.4% 1.4% 0.0 pt
Porsche Total 3,930 2,520 56.0% 21,922 19,038 15.1%
Share 1.2% 0.9% 0.3 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Mini Total 3,676 3,865 -4.9% 29,141 27,319 6.7%
Share 1.2% 1.4% -0.2 pt 1.4% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Nissan Total 3,663 4,976 -26.4% 33,885 41,363 -18.1%
Share 1.2% 1.8% -0.6 pt 1.6% 2.0% -0.4 pt
Suzuki Total 2,879 2,835 1.6% 21,741 22,081 -1.5%
Share 0.9% 1.0% -0.1 pt 1.0% 1.1% -0.1 pt
Jeep Total 1,404 982 43.0% 9,710 7,948 22.2%
Share 0.4% 0.3% 0.1 pt 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt
Honda Total 1,236 1,368 -9.6% 13,464 12,500 7.7%
Share 0.4% 0.5% -0.1 pt 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 982 2,038 -51.8% 11,576 14,953 -22.6%
Share 0.3% 0.7% -0.4 pt 0.5% 0.7% -0.2 pt
Subaru Total 715 457 56.5% 4,429 4,434 -0.1%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 672 596 12.8% 5,733 6,054 -5.3%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 485 732 -33.7% 3,781 3,857 -2.0%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
DS Total 377 267 41.2% 2,585 1,983 30.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 288 252 14.3% 1,636 1,938 -15.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 180 165 9.1% 1,596 1,792 -10.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 95 180 -47.2% 1,349 2,075 -35.0%
Share 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 2,464 1,756 40.3% 14,176 12,444 13.9%
Share 0.8% 0.6% 0.2 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 317,848 283,080 12.3% 2,156,879 2,070,106 4.2%
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. 2018 Jul. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul.
2018
Jan.-Jul.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 19,706 16,363 20.4% 138,299 130,361 6.1%
2 VW Passat (Santana) 8,253 6,029 36.9% 46,295 43,041 7.6%
3 VW Tiguan 8,129 4,685 73.5% 51,174 41,698 22.7%
4 VW Polo 7,724 5,505 40.3% 44,371 45,610 -2.7%
5 Audi Audi A4 7,613 5,720 33.1% 41,665 37,027 12.5%
6 Audi Audi A3 5,459 4,898 11.5% 32,848 31,671 3.7%
7 SEAT Leon 4,963 3,559 39.4% 26,719 26,561 0.6%
8 Audi Audi A6 4,907 4,286 14.5% 24,948 25,455 -2.0%
9 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 4,888 4,837 1.1% 37,904 34,350 10.3%
10 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4,643 6,868 -32.4% 35,771 43,230 -17.3%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

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Flash report, June 2018

4 Jul. 2018

*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 car sales rise 4.2% in June
On July 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 341,308 new passenger car registrations in June, a 4.2% increase from the same month last year.
Year-to-date sales increased 2.9% with 1,839,031 cars registered in the first half of 2018.
Volkswagen brand sales of 66,389 units (19.5% market share) increased 9.6% in June compared to the same month in 2017.
Mercedes sales of 28,376 units (8.3% share) decreased 9.6% from last year.
Audi sales of 27,775 units (8.1% share) increased 10.4% in June.
BMW sales of 25,325 units (7.4% share) increased 11.5% from last year.
Ford sales of 24,525 units (7.2% share) increased 9.5% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 22,066 units (6.5% share) decreased 5.2% in June.
Sales of 28,997 trucks in June represented an increase of 4.7% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 530 buses represented a decrease of 3.1%.
In the first half of 2018, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 63.1% market share, diesel vehicles had a 32.1% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 366,300 units had increased 5% and domestic production of 485,300 units had increased 2% from last June.
 
Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jun. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun.
2018
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 341,308 4.2% 1,839,031 2.9%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 530 -3.1% 3,227 -6.1%
Trucks 28,997 4.7% 154,637 4.3%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jun. 2018 Jun. 2017 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Jun.
2018
Jan.-Jun.
2017
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 66,389 60,555 9.6% 361,659 332,876 8.6%
Share 19.5% 18.5% 1.0 pt 19.7% 18.6% 1.0 pt
Mercedes Total 28,376 31,394 -9.6% 162,614 167,208 -2.7%
Share 8.3% 9.6% -1.3 pt 8.8% 9.4% -0.5 pt
Audi Total 27,775 25,153 10.4% 151,353 154,485 -2.0%
Share 8.1% 7.7% 0.5 pt 8.2% 8.6% -0.4 pt
BMW Total 25,325 22,713 11.5% 130,132 131,408 -1.0%
Share 7.4% 6.9% 0.5 pt 7.1% 7.4% -0.3 pt
Ford Total 24,525 22,398 9.5% 135,681 128,381 5.7%
Share 7.2% 6.8% 0.4 pt 7.4% 7.2% 0.2 pt
Opel Total 22,066 23,283 -5.2% 118,526 127,626 -7.1%
Share 6.5% 7.1% -0.6 pt 6.4% 7.1% -0.7 pt
Skoda Total 20,626 19,515 5.7% 106,802 98,837 8.1%
Share 6.0% 6.0% 0.1 pt 5.8% 5.5% 0.3 pt
Renault Total 13,710 15,679 -12.6% 68,691 70,706 -2.8%
Share 4.0% 4.8% -0.8 pt 3.7% 4.0% -0.2 pt
Seat Total 12,954 11,608 11.6% 61,461 52,785 16.4%
Share 3.8% 3.5% 0.3 pt 3.3% 3.0% 0.4 pt
Hyundai Total 11,938 10,509 13.6% 58,982 53,175 10.9%
Share 3.5% 3.2% 0.3 pt 3.2% 3.0% 0.2 pt
Fiat Total 8,644 9,108 -5.1% 46,493 50,928 -8.7%
Share 2.5% 2.8% -0.2 pt 2.5% 2.8% -0.3 pt
Dacia Total 7,957 5,355 48.6% 39,193 31,453 24.6%
Share 2.3% 1.6% 0.7 pt 2.1% 1.8% 0.4 pt
Toyota Total 7,603 7,405 2.7% 44,701 41,978 6.5%
Share 2.2% 2.3% 0.0 pt 2.4% 2.3% 0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 6,282 6,618 -5.1% 36,763 32,501 13.1%
Share 1.8% 2.0% -0.2 pt 2.0% 1.8% 0.2 pt
Mazda Total 5,911 6,428 -8.0% 33,972 34,264 -0.9%
Share 1.7% 2.0% -0.2 pt 1.8% 1.9% -0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,667 5,777 -1.9% 33,770 31,158 8.4%
Share 1.7% 1.8% -0.1 pt 1.8% 1.7% 0.1 pt
Mini Total 5,371 4,754 13.0% 25,465 23,454 8.6%
Share 1.6% 1.5% 0.1 pt 1.4% 1.3% 0.1 pt
Nissan Total 5,276 5,386 -2.0% 30,222 36,387 -16.9%
Share 1.5% 1.6% -0.1 pt 1.6% 2.0% -0.4 pt
Mitsubishi Total 4,627 5,086 -9.0% 25,293 24,736 2.3%
Share 1.4% 1.6% -0.2 pt 1.4% 1.4% 0.0 pt
Citroen Total 4,553 5,448 -16.4% 28,819 28,331 1.7%
Share 1.3% 1.7% -0.3 pt 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt
Volvo Total 4,452 4,036 10.3% 19,948 19,956 0.0%
Share 1.3% 1.2% 0.1 pt 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Smart Total 3,974 3,413 16.4% 20,500 17,444 17.5%
Share 1.2% 1.0% 0.1 pt 1.1% 1.0% 0.1 pt
Porsche Total 3,568 2,628 35.8% 17,992 16,518 8.9%
Share 1.0% 0.8% 0.2 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 3,070 3,619 -15.2% 18,862 19,246 -2.0%
Share 0.9% 1.1% -0.2 pt 1.0% 1.1% -0.1 pt
Land Rover Total 1,731 2,099 -17.5% 10,594 12,915 -18.0%
Share 0.5% 0.6% -0.1 pt 0.6% 0.7% -0.1 pt
Jeep Total 1,671 1,172 42.6% 8,306 6,966 19.2%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt
Honda Total 1,545 1,531 0.9% 12,228 11,132 9.8%
Share 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 1,141 754 51.3% 5,061 5,458 -7.3%
Share 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 742 617 20.3% 3,296 3,125 5.5%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 695 603 15.3% 3,714 3,977 -6.6%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
DS Total 398 228 74.6% 2,208 1,716 28.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 298 228 30.7% 1,416 1,627 -13.0%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 282 353 -20.1% 1,254 1,895 -33.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 241 284 -15.1% 1,348 1,686 -20.0%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,925 1,956 -1.6% 11,712 10,688 9.6%
Share 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt
Grand Total Total 341,308 327,693 4.2% 1,839,031 1,787,026 2.9%
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. 2018 Jun. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun.
2018
Jan.-Jun.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 19,497 19,876 -1.9% 118,593 113,998 4.0%
2 VW Polo 8,295 7,972 4.1% 36,647 40,105 -8.6%
3 VW Tiguan 7,726 5,737 34.7% 43,045 37,013 16.3%
4 VW Passat (Santana) 7,307 6,547 11.6% 38,042 37,012 2.8%
5 Audi Audi A4 6,805 5,142 32.3% 34,052 31,307 8.8%
6 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 6,242 5,474 14.0% 33,016 29,513 11.9%
7 VW VW Transporter 5,251 3,952 32.9% 23,407 20,733 12.9%
8 Audi Audi A3 4,983 4,538 9.8% 27,389 26,773 2.3%
9 Opel (2018-) Opel Corsa 4,678 0 -% 23,557 0 -%
10 Skoda Fabia 4,570 5,728 -20.2% 24,543 26,291 -6.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, May 2018

5 Jun. 2018

*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 car sales fall 5.8% in May
On June 4, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 305,057 new passenger car registrations in May, a 5.8% decrease from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 63,835 units (20.9% market share) increased 5.8% in May compared to the same month in 2017.
Mercedes sales of 27,214 units (8.9% share) decreased 13.3% from last year.
Audi sales of 26,971 units (8.8% share) decreased 0.4% in May.
Ford sales of 22,050 units (7.2% share) decreased 6.5% from last year.
BMW sales of 19,027 units (6.2% share) decreased 15.8% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 18,761 units (6.1% share) decreased 15.1% in May.
Sales of 26,377 trucks in May represented an increase of 0.5% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 440 buses represented a decrease of 28.0%.
In May, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 64.0% market share, diesel vehicles had a 31.3% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 347,500 units had decreased 5% and domestic production of 442,800 units had decreased 8% from last May.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

May 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-May
2018
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 305,057 -5.8% 1,497,723 2.6%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 440 -28.0% 2,697 -6.6%
Trucks 26,377 0.5% 125,640 4.2%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
May 2018 May 2017 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-May
2018
Jan.-May
2017
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 63,835 60,339 5.8% 295,270 272,321 8.4%
Share 20.9% 18.6% 2.3 pt 19.7% 18.7% 1.1 pt
Mercedes Total 27,214 31,392 -13.3% 134,238 135,814 -1.2%
Share 8.9% 9.7% -0.8 pt 9.0% 9.3% -0.3 pt
Audi Total 26,971 27,080 -0.4% 123,578 129,332 -4.4%
Share 8.8% 8.4% 0.5 pt 8.3% 8.9% -0.6 pt
Ford Total 22,050 23,579 -6.5% 111,156 105,983 4.9%
Share 7.2% 7.3% -0.1 pt 7.4% 7.3% 0.2 pt
BMW Total 19,027 22,610 -15.8% 104,807 108,695 -3.6%
Share 6.2% 7.0% -0.7 pt 7.0% 7.4% -0.5 pt
Opel Total 18,761 22,093 -15.1% 96,460 104,343 -7.6%
Share 6.1% 6.8% -0.7 pt 6.4% 7.2% -0.7 pt
Skoda Total 18,075 18,544 -2.5% 86,176 79,322 8.6%
Share 5.9% 5.7% 0.2 pt 5.8% 5.4% 0.3 pt
Renault Total 11,683 11,817 -1.1% 54,981 55,027 -0.1%
Share 3.8% 3.6% 0.2 pt 3.7% 3.8% -0.1 pt
Seat Total 10,478 9,563 9.6% 48,507 41,177 17.8%
Share 3.4% 3.0% 0.5 pt 3.2% 2.8% 0.4 pt
Fiat Total 9,148 10,635 -14.0% 37,849 41,820 -9.5%
Share 3.0% 3.3% -0.3 pt 2.5% 2.9% -0.3 pt
Hyundai Total 9,129 10,142 -10.0% 47,044 42,666 10.3%
Share 3.0% 3.1% -0.1 pt 3.1% 2.9% 0.2 pt
Dacia Total 7,515 6,785 10.8% 31,236 26,098 19.7%
Share 2.5% 2.1% 0.4 pt 2.1% 1.8% 0.3 pt
Toyota Total 7,228 7,608 -5.0% 37,098 34,573 7.3%
Share 2.4% 2.3% 0.0 pt 2.5% 2.4% 0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,765 5,918 -2.6% 28,103 25,381 10.7%
Share 1.9% 1.8% 0.1 pt 1.9% 1.7% 0.1 pt
Peugeot Total 5,343 5,933 -9.9% 30,481 25,883 17.8%
Share 1.8% 1.8% -0.1 pt 2.0% 1.8% 0.3 pt
Citroen Total 4,596 5,002 -8.1% 24,266 22,883 6.0%
Share 1.5% 1.5% 0.0 pt 1.6% 1.6% 0.1 pt
Mazda Total 4,582 5,879 -22.1% 28,061 27,836 0.8%
Share 1.5% 1.8% -0.3 pt 1.9% 1.9% 0.0 pt
Mini Total 4,576 4,466 2.5% 20,094 18,700 7.5%
Share 1.5% 1.4% 0.1 pt 1.3% 1.3% 0.1 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,866 4,756 -18.7% 20,666 19,650 5.2%
Share 1.3% 1.5% -0.2 pt 1.4% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Nissan Total 3,606 6,294 -42.7% 24,946 31,001 -19.5%
Share 1.2% 1.9% -0.8 pt 1.7% 2.1% -0.5 pt
Smart Total 3,251 3,269 -0.6% 16,526 14,031 17.8%
Share 1.1% 1.0% 0.1 pt 1.1% 1.0% 0.1 pt
Volvo Total 3,129 3,720 -15.9% 15,496 15,920 -2.7%
Share 1.0% 1.1% -0.1 pt 1.0% 1.1% -0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 3,003 3,143 -4.5% 15,792 15,627 1.1%
Share 1.0% 1.0% 0.0 pt 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Porsche Total 2,984 3,129 -4.6% 14,424 13,890 3.8%
Share 1.0% 1.0% 0.0 pt 1.0% 1.0% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 1,888 1,736 8.8% 10,683 9,601 11.3%
Share 0.6% 0.5% 0.1 pt 0.7% 0.7% 0.1 pt
Jeep Total 1,479 1,146 29.1% 6,635 5,794 14.5%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 1,063 2,116 -49.8% 8,863 10,816 -18.1%
Share 0.3% 0.7% -0.3 pt 0.6% 0.7% -0.1 pt
Subaru Total 661 585 13.0% 3,019 3,374 -10.5%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 622 935 -33.5% 3,920 4,704 -16.7%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.3% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 621 570 8.9% 2,554 2,508 1.8%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
DS Total 395 272 45.2% 1,810 1,488 21.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 249 314 -20.7% 1,118 1,399 -20.1%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 227 292 -22.3% 1,107 1,402 -21.0%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 200 322 -37.9% 972 1,542 -37.0%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,837 1,968 -6.7% 9,787 8,732 12.1%
Share 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 305,057 323,952 -5.8% 1,497,723 1,459,333 2.6%
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 May 2018 May 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-May
2018
Jan.-May
2017
Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 19,421 20,250 -4.1% 99,096 94,122 5.3%
2 VW Tiguan 7,792 6,494 20.0% 35,319 31,276 12.9%
3 VW Polo 6,422 7,401 -13.2% 28,352 32,133 -11.8%
4 VW Passat (Santana) 6,370 7,849 -18.8% 30,735 30,465 0.9%
5 VW VW Transporter 6,062 3,864 56.9% 18,156 16,781 8.2%
6 Audi Audi A4 5,695 5,522 3.1% 27,247 26,165 4.1%
7 Audi Audi A3 5,463 5,121 6.7% 22,406 22,235 0.8%
8 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 5,418 5,017 8.0% 26,774 24,039 11.4%
9 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 5,112 6,558 -22.0% 26,754 29,855 -10.4%
10 Ford Focus 4,949 4,240 16.7% 28,311 19,507 45.1%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

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Flash report, April 2018

7 May 2018

*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 car sales rise 8.0% in April
On May 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 314,055 new passenger car registrations in April, a 8.0% increase from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 64,769 units (20.6% market share) increased 14.6% in April compared to the same month in 2017.
Mercedes sales of 29,112 units (9.3% share) increased 7.7% from last year.
Audi sales of 26,392 units (8.4% share) decreased 1.5% in April.
Ford sales of 24,571 units (7.8% share) increased 14.8% from last year.
BMW sales of 21,079 units (6.7% share) increased 4.8% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 19,970 units (6.4% share) increased 3.2% in April.
Sales of 26,205 trucks in April represented an increase of 13.7% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 721 buses represented a increase of 12.5%.
In April, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 61.6% market share, diesel vehicles had a 33.4% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 381,000 units had increased 11% and domestic production of 487,600 units had increased 8% from last April.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Apr. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr.
2018
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 314,055 8.0% 1,192,666 5.0%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 721 12.5% 2,257 -0.9%
Trucks 26,205 13.7% 99,263 5.2%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Apr. 2018 Apr. 2017 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Apr.
2018
Jan.-Apr.
2017
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 64,769 56,506 14.6% 231,435 211,982 9.2%
Share 20.6% 19.4% 1.2 pt 19.4% 18.7% 0.7 pt
Mercedes Total 29,112 27,029 7.7% 107,024 104,422 2.5%
Share 9.3% 9.3% 0.0 pt 9.0% 9.2% -0.2 pt
Audi Total 26,392 26,781 -1.5% 96,607 102,252 -5.5%
Share 8.4% 9.2% -0.8 pt 8.1% 9.0% -0.9 pt
Ford Total 24,571 21,410 14.8% 89,106 82,404 8.1%
Share 7.8% 7.4% 0.5 pt 7.5% 7.3% 0.2 pt
BMW Total 21,079 20,114 4.8% 85,780 86,085 -0.4%
Share 6.7% 6.9% -0.2 pt 7.2% 7.6% -0.4 pt
Opel Total 19,970 19,350 3.2% 77,699 82,250 -5.5%
Share 6.4% 6.7% -0.3 pt 6.5% 7.2% -0.7 pt
Skoda Total 17,075 15,181 12.5% 68,101 60,778 12.0%
Share 5.4% 5.2% 0.2 pt 5.7% 5.4% 0.4 pt
Seat Total 11,140 8,104 37.5% 38,029 31,614 20.3%
Share 3.5% 2.8% 0.8 pt 3.2% 2.8% 0.4 pt
Renault Total 10,944 11,289 -3.1% 43,298 43,210 0.2%
Share 3.5% 3.9% -0.4 pt 3.6% 3.8% -0.2 pt
Hyundai Total 10,020 8,395 19.4% 37,915 32,524 16.6%
Share 3.2% 2.9% 0.3 pt 3.2% 2.9% 0.3 pt
Fiat Total 7,967 10,572 -24.6% 28,701 31,185 -8.0%
Share 2.5% 3.6% -1.1 pt 2.4% 2.7% -0.3 pt
Toyota Total 7,913 6,622 19.5% 29,880 26,965 10.8%
Share 2.5% 2.3% 0.2 pt 2.5% 2.4% 0.1 pt
Dacia Total 6,657 5,269 26.3% 23,721 19,313 22.8%
Share 2.1% 1.8% 0.3 pt 2.0% 1.7% 0.3 pt
Kia Total 6,477 5,239 23.6% 22,338 19,463 14.8%
Share 2.1% 1.8% 0.3 pt 1.9% 1.7% 0.2 pt
Peugeot Total 6,164 4,828 27.7% 25,138 19,950 26.0%
Share 2.0% 1.7% 0.3 pt 2.1% 1.8% 0.4 pt
Mazda Total 5,090 4,627 10.0% 23,479 21,957 6.9%
Share 1.6% 1.6% 0.0 pt 2.0% 1.9% 0.0 pt
Citroen Total 4,851 4,338 11.8% 19,670 17,881 10.0%
Share 1.5% 1.5% 0.1 pt 1.6% 1.6% 0.1 pt
Mini Total 4,287 3,954 8.4% 15,518 14,234 9.0%
Share 1.4% 1.4% 0.0 pt 1.3% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Nissan Total 3,744 4,866 -23.1% 21,340 24,707 -13.6%
Share 1.2% 1.7% -0.5 pt 1.8% 2.2% -0.4 pt
Smart Total 3,611 2,938 22.9% 13,275 10,762 23.4%
Share 1.1% 1.0% 0.1 pt 1.1% 0.9% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 3,450 3,060 12.7% 12,367 12,200 1.4%
Share 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt 1.0% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,449 3,933 -12.3% 16,800 14,894 12.8%
Share 1.1% 1.4% -0.3 pt 1.4% 1.3% 0.1 pt
Porsche Total 3,074 2,906 5.8% 11,440 10,761 6.3%
Share 1.0% 1.0% 0.0 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.0 pt
Suzuki Total 2,910 3,083 -5.6% 12,789 12,484 2.4%
Share 0.9% 1.1% -0.1 pt 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 1,977 1,500 31.8% 8,795 7,865 11.8%
Share 0.6% 0.5% 0.1 pt 0.7% 0.7% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 1,412 2,561 -44.9% 7,800 8,700 -10.3%
Share 0.4% 0.9% -0.4 pt 0.7% 0.8% -0.1 pt
Jeep Total 1,316 1,281 2.7% 5,156 4,648 10.9%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 766 965 -20.6% 3,298 3,769 -12.5%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.3% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Subaru Total 669 727 -8.0% 2,358 2,789 -15.5%
Share 0.2% 0.3% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 451 610 -26.1% 1,933 1,938 -0.3%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
DS Total 304 243 25.1% 1,415 1,216 16.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 219 216 1.4% 869 1,085 -19.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 206 229 -10.0% 880 1,110 -20.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 106 197 -46.2% 772 1,220 -36.7%
Share 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,913 1,774 7.8% 7,940 6,764 17.4%
Share 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 314,055 290,697 8.0% 1,192,666 1,135,381 5.0%
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. 2018 Apr. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr.
2018
Jan.-Apr.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 20,486 21,267 -3.7% 79,675 73,872 7.9%
2 VW VW Transporter 7,365 3,747 96.6% 12,094 12,917 -6.4%
3 VW Tiguan 7,108 6,013 18.2% 27,527 24,782 11.1%
4 Ford Focus 6,371 4,161 53.1% 23,362 15,267 53.0%
5 VW Passat (Santana) 6,167 5,745 7.3% 24,365 22,616 7.7%
6 Audi Audi A4 6,133 5,375 14.1% 21,552 20,643 4.4%
7 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 5,954 6,081 -2.1% 21,642 23,297 -7.1%
8 VW Polo 5,691 5,673 0.3% 21,930 24,732 -11.3%
9 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 5,586 4,739 17.9% 18,767 16,578 13.2%
10 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 5,481 4,105 33.5% 21,356 19,022 12.3%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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Flash report, March 2018

5 Apr. 2018

*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 car sales fall 3.4% in March
On April 4, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 347,433 new passenger car registrations in March, a 3.4% decrease from the same month last year because of two fewer selling days.
Volkswagen brand sales of 64,496 units (18.6% market share) increased 1.8% in March compared to the same month in 2017.
Mercedes sales of 29,853 units (8.5% share) decreased 5.4% from last year.
Ford sales of 26,890 units (7.7% share) decreased 1.2% in March.
BMW sales of 26,278 units (7.6% share) decreased 5.4% from last year.
Audi sales of 25,673 units (7.4% share) decreased 12.8% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 21,147 units (6.1% share) decreased 23.4% in March.
Sales of 28,603 trucks in March represented an decrease of 6.7% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 620 buses represented a decrease of 11.9%.
In March, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 64.0% market share, diesel vehicles had a 31.4% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 391,600 units had decreased 11% and domestic production of 523,600 units had decreased 8% from last March.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Mar. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar.
2018
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 347,433 -3.4% 878,611 4.0%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 620 -11.9% 1,536 -6.1%
Trucks 28,603 -6.7% 73,058 2.5%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Mar. 2018 Mar. 2017 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Mar.
2018
Jan.-Mar.
2017
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 64,496 63,384 1.8% 166,666 155,476 7.2%
Share 18.6% 17.6% 0.9 pt 19.0% 18.4% 0.6 pt
Mercedes Total 29,583 31,256 -5.4% 77,912 77,393 0.7%
Share 8.5% 8.7% -0.2 pt 8.9% 9.2% -0.3 pt
Ford Total 26,890 27,219 -1.2% 64,535 60,994 5.8%
Share 7.7% 7.6% 0.2 pt 7.3% 7.2% 0.1 pt
BMW Total 26,278 27,787 -5.4% 64,701 65,971 -1.9%
Share 7.6% 7.7% -0.2 pt 7.4% 7.8% -0.4 pt
Audi Total 25,673 29,426 -12.8% 70,215 75,471 -7.0%
Share 7.4% 8.2% -0.8 pt 8.0% 8.9% -0.9 pt
Opel Total 21,147 27,597 -23.4% 57,729 62,900 -8.2%
Share 6.1% 7.7% -1.6 pt 6.6% 7.4% -0.9 pt
Skoda Total 19,567 18,832 3.9% 51,026 45,597 11.9%
Share 5.6% 5.2% 0.4 pt 5.8% 5.4% 0.4 pt
Renault Total 12,804 15,305 -16.3% 32,354 31,921 1.4%
Share 3.7% 4.3% -0.6 pt 3.7% 3.8% -0.1 pt
Hyundai Total 11,688 10,553 10.8% 27,895 24,129 15.6%
Share 3.4% 2.9% 0.4 pt 3.2% 2.9% 0.3 pt
Seat Total 11,482 10,958 4.8% 26,889 23,510 14.4%
Share 3.3% 3.0% 0.3 pt 3.1% 2.8% 0.3 pt
Fiat Total 10,129 9,954 1.8% 20,734 20,613 0.6%
Share 2.9% 2.8% 0.1 pt 2.4% 2.4% -0.1 pt
Toyota Total 8,379 9,000 -6.9% 21,967 20,343 8.0%
Share 2.4% 2.5% -0.1 pt 2.5% 2.4% 0.1 pt
Nissan Total 7,786 8,503 -8.4% 17,596 19,841 -11.3%
Share 2.2% 2.4% -0.1 pt 2.0% 2.3% -0.3 pt
Mazda Total 7,350 7,437 -1.2% 18,389 17,330 6.1%
Share 2.1% 2.1% 0.0 pt 2.1% 2.1% 0.0 pt
Peugeot Total 7,092 6,561 8.1% 18,974 15,122 25.5%
Share 2.0% 1.8% 0.2 pt 2.2% 1.8% 0.4 pt
Mitsubishi Total 6,405 4,494 42.5% 13,351 10,961 21.8%
Share 1.8% 1.2% 0.6 pt 1.5% 1.3% 0.2 pt
Dacia Total 6,269 5,755 8.9% 17,064 14,044 21.5%
Share 1.8% 1.6% 0.2 pt 1.9% 1.7% 0.3 pt
Citroen Total 5,894 6,210 -5.1% 14,819 13,543 9.4%
Share 1.7% 1.7% 0.0 pt 1.7% 1.6% 0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,877 5,757 2.1% 15,861 14,224 11.5%
Share 1.7% 1.6% 0.1 pt 1.8% 1.7% 0.1 pt
Mini Total 4,657 4,463 4.3% 11,231 10,280 9.3%
Share 1.3% 1.2% 0.1 pt 1.3% 1.2% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 3,971 3,828 3.7% 9,879 9,401 5.1%
Share 1.1% 1.1% 0.1 pt 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Smart Total 3,652 3,155 15.8% 9,664 7,824 23.5%
Share 1.1% 0.9% 0.2 pt 1.1% 0.9% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 3,519 4,681 -24.8% 8,917 9,140 -2.4%
Share 1.0% 1.3% -0.3 pt 1.0% 1.1% -0.1 pt
Honda Total 3,083 2,518 22.4% 6,818 6,365 7.1%
Share 0.9% 0.7% 0.2 pt 0.8% 0.8% 0.0 pt
Porsche Total 3,008 3,493 -13.9% 8,366 7,855 6.5%
Share 0.9% 1.0% -0.1 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 2,702 2,897 -6.7% 6,388 6,139 4.1%
Share 0.8% 0.8% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.7% 0.0 pt
Jeep Total 1,625 1,484 9.5% 3,840 3,367 14.0%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 1,339 1,511 -11.4% 2,532 2,804 -9.7%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 702 623 12.7% 1,482 1,328 11.6%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 664 914 -27.4% 1,689 2,062 -18.1%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% -0.1 pt
DS Total 451 559 -19.3% 1,111 973 14.2%
Share 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 428 670 -36.1% 666 1,023 -34.9%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 296 351 -15.7% 650 869 -25.2%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 231 309 -25.2% 674 881 -23.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 2,316 2,239 3.4% 6,027 4,990 20.8%
Share 0.7% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 347,433 359,683 -3.4% 878,611 844,684 4.0%
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 Mar. 2018 Mar. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar.
2018
Jan.-Mar.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 22,335 23,340 -4.3% 59,189 52,605 12.5%
2 VW Tiguan 7,332 6,983 5.0% 20,419 18,769 8.8%
3 Ford Focus 7,185 4,481 60.3% 16,991 11,106 53.0%
4 VW Passat (Santana) 6,310 4,471 41.1% 18,198 16,871 7.9%
5 VW Polo 6,300 8,517 -26.0% 16,239 19,059 -14.8%
6 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 6,011 5,725 5.0% 15,875 14,917 6.4%
7 VW Touran 5,553 5,425 2.4% 14,653 13,155 11.4%
8 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 5,399 6,861 -21.3% 15,688 17,216 -8.9%
9 Audi Audi A4 5,339 6,344 -15.8% 15,419 15,268 1.0%
10 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 5,251 5,252 0.0% 13,181 11,839 11.3%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)




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Flash report, February 2018

5 Mar. 2018

*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 car sales rise 7.4% in February
On March 2, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 261,749 new passenger car registrations in February, a 7.4% increase from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 47,822 units (18.3% market share) increased 12.4% in February compared to the same month in 2017.
Audi sales of 23,510 units (9.0% share) decreased 3.6% from last year.
Mercedes sales of 21,910 units (8.4% share) increased 0.7% in February.
Ford sales of 19,258 units (7.4% share) increased 7.4% from last year.
Opel sales of 19,218 units (7.3% share) increased 6.7% from the same month last year.
BMW sales of 17,664 units (6.7% share) decreased 0.7% in February.
Sales of 22,266 trucks in February represented an increase of 8.0% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 356 buses represented a decrease of 13.6%.
In February, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 62.9% market share, diesel vehicles had a 32.5% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 3.2% and EV had a 1.0% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 345,800 units had decreased 8% and domestic production of 451,900 units had decreased 7% from last February.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Feb. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2018
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 261,749 7.4% 531,178 9.5%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 356 -13.6% 916 -1.7%
Trucks 22,266 8.0% 44,455 9.5%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Feb. 2018 Feb. 2017 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Feb.
2018
Jan.-Feb.
2017
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 47,822 42,557 12.4% 102,170 92,092 10.9%
Share 18.3% 17.5% 0.8 pt 19.2% 19.0% 0.2 pt
Audi Total 23,510 24,377 -3.6% 44,542 46,045 -3.3%
Share 9.0% 10.0% -1.0 pt 8.4% 9.5% -1.1 pt
Mercedes Total 21,910 21,765 0.7% 48,329 46,137 4.8%
Share 8.4% 8.9% -0.6 pt 9.1% 9.5% -0.4 pt
Ford Total 19,258 17,934 7.4% 37,645 33,775 11.5%
Share 7.4% 7.4% 0.0 pt 7.1% 7.0% 0.1 pt
Opel Total 19,218 18,016 6.7% 36,582 35,303 3.6%
Share 7.3% 7.4% -0.1 pt 6.9% 7.3% -0.4 pt
BMW Total 17,664 17,797 -0.7% 38,423 38,184 0.6%
Share 6.7% 7.3% -0.6 pt 7.2% 7.9% -0.6 pt
Skoda Total 16,555 14,053 17.8% 31,459 26,765 17.5%
Share 6.3% 5.8% 0.6 pt 5.9% 5.5% 0.4 pt
Renault Total 9,842 8,769 12.2% 19,550 16,616 17.7%
Share 3.8% 3.6% 0.2 pt 3.7% 3.4% 0.3 pt
Hyundai Total 7,893 7,197 9.7% 16,207 13,576 19.4%
Share 3.0% 3.0% 0.1 pt 3.1% 2.8% 0.3 pt
Seat Total 7,666 6,328 21.1% 15,407 12,552 22.7%
Share 2.9% 2.6% 0.3 pt 2.9% 2.6% 0.3 pt
Toyota Total 6,651 6,272 6.0% 13,588 11,343 19.8%
Share 2.5% 2.6% 0.0 pt 2.6% 2.3% 0.2 pt
Peugeot Total 6,077 4,216 44.1% 11,882 8,561 38.8%
Share 2.3% 1.7% 0.6 pt 2.2% 1.8% 0.5 pt
Fiat Total 6,025 5,512 9.3% 10,605 10,659 -0.5%
Share 2.3% 2.3% 0.0 pt 2.0% 2.2% -0.2 pt
Mazda Total 5,289 4,919 7.5% 11,039 9,893 11.6%
Share 2.0% 2.0% 0.0 pt 2.1% 2.0% 0.0 pt
Nissan Total 5,022 6,390 -21.4% 9,810 11,338 -13.5%
Share 1.9% 2.6% -0.7 pt 1.8% 2.3% -0.5 pt
Dacia Total 5,000 3,804 31.4% 10,795 8,289 30.2%
Share 1.9% 1.6% 0.3 pt 2.0% 1.7% 0.3 pt
Kia Total 4,795 4,776 0.4% 9,984 8,467 17.9%
Share 1.8% 2.0% -0.1 pt 1.9% 1.7% 0.1 pt
Citroen Total 4,579 3,852 18.9% 8,925 7,333 21.7%
Share 1.7% 1.6% 0.2 pt 1.7% 1.5% 0.2 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,572 3,343 6.9% 6,946 6,467 7.4%
Share 1.4% 1.4% 0.0 pt 1.3% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Suzuki Total 3,406 3,399 0.2% 5,908 5,573 6.0%
Share 1.3% 1.4% -0.1 pt 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Smart Total 2,964 2,182 35.8% 6,012 4,669 28.8%
Share 1.1% 0.9% 0.2 pt 1.1% 1.0% 0.2 pt
Mini Total 2,950 2,731 8.0% 6,574 5,817 13.0%
Share 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt 1.2% 1.2% 0.0 pt
Volvo Total 2,687 2,176 23.5% 5,398 4,459 21.1%
Share 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Porsche Total 2,504 2,285 9.6% 5,358 4,362 22.8%
Share 1.0% 0.9% 0.0 pt 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Honda Total 2,084 2,383 -12.5% 3,735 3,847 -2.9%
Share 0.8% 1.0% -0.2 pt 0.7% 0.8% -0.1 pt
Land Rover Total 1,599 1,587 0.8% 3,686 3,242 13.7%
Share 0.6% 0.7% 0.0 pt 0.7% 0.7% 0.0 pt
Jeep Total 1,009 1,033 -2.3% 2,215 1,883 17.6%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 474 610 -22.3% 1,025 1,148 -10.7%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 460 604 -23.8% 1,193 1,293 -7.7%
Share 0.2% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.3% 0.0 pt
DS Total 423 185 128.6% 660 414 59.4%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 328 430 -23.7% 780 705 10.6%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 230 283 -18.7% 443 572 -22.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 175 202 -13.4% 238 353 -32.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 155 203 -23.6% 354 518 -31.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,953 1,432 36.4% 3,711 2,751 34.9%
Share 0.7% 0.6% 0.2 pt 0.7% 0.6% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 261,749 243,602 7.4% 531,178 485,001 9.5%
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 Feb. 2018 Feb. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2018
Jan.-Feb.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 18,170 15,028 20.9% 36,854 29,265 25.9%
2 VW Tiguan 5,660 5,093 11.1% 13,087 11,786 11.0%
3 VW Passat (Santana) 5,560 5,225 6.4% 11,888 12,400 -4.1%
4 Ford Focus 5,044 3,709 36.0% 9,806 6,625 48.0%
5 Audi Audi A4 4,983 4,393 13.4% 10,080 8,924 13.0%
6 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 4,835 4,767 1.4% 9,864 9,192 7.3%
7 VW Touran 4,470 3,232 38.3% 9,100 7,730 17.7%
8 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4,383 4,414 -0.7% 10,289 10,355 -0.6%
9 Opel (2018-) Opel Corsa 4,320 4,102 5.3% 7,589 7,604 -0.2%
10 VW Polo 4,272 4,577 -6.7% 9,939 10,542 -5.7%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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Flash report, January 2018

7 Feb. 2018

*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 car sales rise 11.6% in January 2018
On February 6, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 269,429 new passenger car registrations in January, a 11.6% increase from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 54,348 units (20.2% market share) increased 9.7% in January compared to the same month in 2017.
Mercedes sales of 26,419 units (9.8% share) increased 8.4% from last year.
Audi sales of 21,032 units (7.8% share) decreased 2.9% in January.
BMW sales of 20,759 units (7.7% share) increased 1.8% from last year.
Ford brand sales of 18,387 units (6.8% share) increased 16.1% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 17,364 units (6.4% share) increased 0.4% in January.
Sales of 22,189 trucks in January represented an increase of 10.9% from the previous year’s results, while the sale of 560 buses was a 7.7% increase from last year.
In January, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 61.8% market share, diesel vehicles had a 33.3% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 3.4% and BEV had a 1.0% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 353,700 units had increased 1% and domestic production of 458,700 units were basically flat from last January.


Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jan. 2018 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 269,429 11.6%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 560 7.7%
Trucks 22,189 10.9%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jan. 2018 Jan. 2017 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 54,348 49,535 9.7%
Share 20.2% 20.5% -0.3 pt
Mercedes Total 26,419 24,372 8.4%
Share 9.8% 10.1% -0.3 pt
Audi Total 21,032 21,668 -2.9%
Share 7.8% 9.0% -1.2 pt
BMW Total 20,759 20,387 1.8%
Share 7.7% 8.4% -0.7 pt
Ford Total 18,387 15,841 16.1%
Share 6.8% 6.6% 0.3 pt
Opel Total 17,364 17,287 0.4%
Share 6.4% 7.2% -0.7 pt
Skoda Total 14,904 12,712 17.2%
Share 5.5% 5.3% 0.3 pt
Renault Total 9,708 7,847 23.7%
Share 3.6% 3.3% 0.4 pt
Hyundai Total 8,314 6,379 30.3%
Share 3.1% 2.6% 0.4 pt
Seat Total 7,741 6,224 24.4%
Share 2.9% 2.6% 0.3 pt
Toyota Total 6,937 5,071 36.8%
Share 2.6% 2.1% 0.5 pt
Peugeot Total 5,805 4,345 33.6%
Share 2.2% 1.8% 0.4 pt
Dacia Total 5,795 4,485 29.2%
Share 2.2% 1.9% 0.3 pt
Mazda Total 5,750 4,974 15.6%
Share 2.1% 2.1% 0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,189 3,691 40.6%
Share 1.9% 1.5% 0.4 pt
Nissan Total 4,788 4,948 -3.2%
Share 1.8% 2.0% -0.3 pt
Fiat Total 4,580 5,147 -11.0%
Share 1.7% 2.1% -0.4 pt
Citroen Total 4,346 3,481 24.8%
Share 1.6% 1.4% 0.2 pt
Mini Total 3,624 3,086 17.4%
Share 1.3% 1.3% 0.1 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,374 3,124 8.0%
Share 1.3% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Smart Total 3,048 2,487 22.6%
Share 1.1% 1.0% 0.1 pt
Porsche Total 2,854 2,077 37.4%
Share 1.1% 0.9% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 2,711 2,283 18.7%
Share 1.0% 0.9% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 2,502 2,174 15.1%
Share 0.9% 0.9% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 2,087 1,655 26.1%
Share 0.8% 0.7% 0.1 pt
Honda Total 1,651 1,464 12.8%
Share 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt
Jeep Total 1,206 850 41.9%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.1 pt
Jaguar Total 733 689 6.4%
Share 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 551 538 2.4%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 452 275 64.4%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
DS Total 237 229 3.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 213 289 -26.3%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 199 315 -36.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% -0.1 pt
Tesla Total 63 151 -58.3%
Share 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,758 1,319 33.3%
Share 0.7% 0.5% 0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 269,429 241,399 11.6%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2018 Jan. 2017 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 18,684 14,237 31.2%
2 VW Tiguan 7,427 6,693 11.0%
3 VW Passat (Santana) 6,328 7,175 -11.8%
4 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 5,906 5,941 -0.6%
5 VW Polo 5,667 5,965 -5.0%
6 Audi Audi A4 5,097 4,531 12.5%
7 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 5,029 4,425 13.6%
8 BMW 1 Series 4,897 3,187 53.7%
9 Ford Focus 4,762 2,916 63.3%
10 VW Touran 4,630 4,498 2.9%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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