Germany - Flash report, Sales volume, 2019

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Flash report, Sales volume, 2019

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Flash report, April 2019

7 May. 2019

*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 1.1% in April
On May 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 310,715 new passenger car registrations in April, a 1.1% decrease from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 57,526 units (18.5% market share) decreased 11.2% in April compared to the same month in 2018.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 29,590 units (9.5% share) increased 1.6% from last year.
BMW sales of 24,748 units (8.0% share) increased 17.4% in April.
Ford sales of 24,342 units (7.8% share) decreased 0.9% from last year.
Audi sales of 23,007 units (7.4% share) decreased 12.8% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 18,935 units (6.1% share) decreased 5.2% in April.
Sales of 29,341 trucks in April represented an increase of 12.0% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 547 buses represented a decrease of 24.1%.
In April, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 59.1% market share, diesel vehicles had a 33.5% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 305,800 units had decreased 23% and domestic production of 414,300 units had decreased 15% from last April.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Apr. 2019 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr.
2019
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 310,715 -1.1% 1,190,807 -0.2%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 547 -24.1% 1,977 -12.4%
Trucks 29,341 12.0% 111,340 12.2%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Apr. 2019 Apr. 2018 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Apr.
2019
Jan.-Apr.
2018
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 57,526 64,769 -11.2% 220,941 231,435 -4.5%
Share 18.5% 20.6% -2.1 pt 18.6% 19.4% -0.9 pt
Mercedes Total 29,590 29,112 1.6% 107,316 107,024 0.3%
Share 9.5% 9.3% 0.3 pt 9.0% 9.0% 0.0 pt
BMW Total 24,748 21,079 17.4% 87,229 85,780 1.7%
Share 8.0% 6.7% 1.3 pt 7.3% 7.2% 0.1 pt
Ford Total 24,342 24,571 -0.9% 92,283 89,106 3.6%
Share 7.8% 7.8% 0.0 pt 7.7% 7.5% 0.3 pt
Audi Total 23,007 26,392 -12.8% 98,622 96,607 2.1%
Share 7.4% 8.4% -1.0 pt 8.3% 8.1% 0.2 pt
Opel Total 18,935 19,970 -5.2% 75,342 77,699 -3.0%
Share 6.1% 6.4% -0.3 pt 6.3% 6.5% -0.2 pt
Skoda Total 16,851 17,075 -1.3% 68,651 68,101 0.8%
Share 5.4% 5.4% 0.0 pt 5.8% 5.7% 0.1 pt
Renault Total 11,379 10,944 4.0% 43,675 43,298 0.9%
Share 3.7% 3.5% 0.2 pt 3.7% 3.6% 0.0 pt
Hyundai Total 10,539 10,020 5.2% 40,245 37,915 6.1%
Share 3.4% 3.2% 0.2 pt 3.4% 3.2% 0.2 pt
Seat Total 10,148 11,140 -8.9% 39,917 38,029 5.0%
Share 3.3% 3.5% -0.3 pt 3.4% 3.2% 0.2 pt
Fiat Total 10,036 7,967 26.0% 30,522 28,701 6.3%
Share 3.2% 2.5% 0.7 pt 2.6% 2.4% 0.2 pt
Toyota Total 7,889 7,913 -0.3% 28,216 29,880 -5.6%
Share 2.5% 2.5% 0.0 pt 2.4% 2.5% -0.1 pt
Dacia Total 6,992 6,657 5.0% 25,931 23,721 9.3%
Share 2.3% 2.1% 0.1 pt 2.2% 2.0% 0.2 pt
Peugeot Total 6,419 6,164 4.1% 25,190 25,138 0.2%
Share 2.1% 2.0% 0.1 pt 2.1% 2.1% 0.0 pt
Kia Total 5,711 6,477 -11.8% 22,002 22,338 -1.5%
Share 1.8% 2.1% -0.2 pt 1.8% 1.9% 0.0 pt
Citroen Total 5,606 4,851 15.6% 21,125 19,670 7.4%
Share 1.8% 1.5% 0.3 pt 1.8% 1.6% 0.1 pt
Mazda Total 5,445 5,090 7.0% 23,521 23,479 0.2%
Share 1.8% 1.6% 0.1 pt 2.0% 2.0% 0.0 pt
Mitsubishi Total 4,748 3,449 37.7% 19,012 16,800 13.2%
Share 1.5% 1.1% 0.4 pt 1.6% 1.4% 0.2 pt
Smart Total 4,514 3,611 25.0% 15,611 13,275 17.6%
Share 1.5% 1.1% 0.3 pt 1.3% 1.1% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 4,160 3,450 20.6% 16,282 12,367 31.7%
Share 1.3% 1.1% 0.2 pt 1.4% 1.0% 0.3 pt
Mini Total 3,697 4,287 -13.8% 15,432 15,518 -0.6%
Share 1.2% 1.4% -0.2 pt 1.3% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Nissan Total 3,366 3,744 -10.1% 13,916 21,340 -34.8%
Share 1.1% 1.2% -0.1 pt 1.2% 1.8% -0.6 pt
Porsche Total 3,093 3,074 0.6% 8,590 11,440 -24.9%
Share 1.0% 1.0% 0.0 pt 0.7% 1.0% -0.2 pt
Suzuki Total 2,591 2,910 -11.0% 13,177 12,789 3.0%
Share 0.8% 0.9% -0.1 pt 1.1% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 1,665 1,412 17.9% 6,832 7,800 -12.4%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.1 pt 0.6% 0.7% -0.1 pt
Honda Total 1,408 1,977 -28.8% 5,623 8,795 -36.1%
Share 0.5% 0.6% -0.2 pt 0.5% 0.7% -0.3 pt
Jeep Total 1,293 1,316 -1.7% 5,446 5,156 5.6%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.5% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 851 766 11.1% 3,023 3,298 -8.3%
Share 0.3% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.3% 0.3% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 575 106 442.5% 4,171 772 440.3%
Share 0.2% 0.0% 0.2 pt 0.4% 0.1% 0.3 pt
Subaru Total 497 669 -25.7% 2,365 2,358 0.3%
Share 0.2% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 377 451 -16.4% 1,368 1,933 -29.2%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 333 219 52.1% 951 869 9.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 206 206 0.0% 698 880 -20.7%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 205 304 -32.6% 915 1,415 -35.3%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,973 1,913 3.1% 6,667 7,940 -16.0%
Share 0.6% 0.6% 0.0 pt 0.6% 0.7% -0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 310,715 314,055 -1.1% 1,190,807 1,192,666 -0.2%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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Flash report, March 2019

4 Apr. 2019

*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 0.5% in March
On April 3, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 345,523 new passenger car registrations in March, a 0.5% decrease from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 62,627 units (18.1% market share) decreased 2.9% in March compared to the same month in 2018.
Audi sales of 29,751 units (8.6% share) increased 15.9% from last year.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 28,054 units (8.1% share) decreased 5.2% in March.
Ford sales of 25,613 units (7.4% share) decreased 4.7% from last year.
BMW sales of 25,458 units (7.4% share) decreased 3.1% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 22,505 units (6.5% share) increased 6.4% in March.
Sales of 31,509 trucks in March represented an increase of 10.2% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 434 buses represented a decrease of 30.0%.
In March, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 60.2% market share, diesel vehicles had a 32.4% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 343,300 units had decreased 9% and domestic production of 451,400 units had decreased 14% from last March.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Mar. 2019 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar.
2019
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 345,523 -0.5% 880,092 0.2%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 434 -30.0% 1,430 -6.9%
Trucks 31,509 10.2% 81,999 12.2%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Mar. 2019 Mar. 2018 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Mar.
2019
Jan.-Mar.
2018
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 62,627 64,496 -2.9% 163,415 166,666 -2.0%
Share 18.1% 18.6% -0.4 pt 18.6% 19.0% -0.4 pt
Audi Total 29,751 25,673 15.9% 75,615 70,215 7.7%
Share 8.6% 7.4% 1.2 pt 8.6% 8.0% 0.6 pt
Mercedes Total 28,054 29,583 -5.2% 77,726 77,912 -0.2%
Share 8.1% 8.5% -0.4 pt 8.8% 8.9% 0.0 pt
Ford Total 25,613 26,890 -4.7% 67,941 64,535 5.3%
Share 7.4% 7.7% -0.3 pt 7.7% 7.3% 0.4 pt
BMW Total 25,458 26,278 -3.1% 62,481 64,701 -3.4%
Share 7.4% 7.6% -0.2 pt 7.1% 7.4% -0.3 pt
Opel Total 22,505 21,147 6.4% 56,407 57,729 -2.3%
Share 6.5% 6.1% 0.4 pt 6.4% 6.6% -0.2 pt
Skoda Total 20,374 19,567 4.1% 51,800 51,026 1.5%
Share 5.9% 5.6% 0.3 pt 5.9% 5.8% 0.1 pt
Renault Total 12,729 12,804 -0.6% 32,296 32,354 -0.2%
Share 3.7% 3.7% 0.0 pt 3.7% 3.7% 0.0 pt
Seat Total 12,451 11,482 8.4% 29,769 26,889 10.7%
Share 3.6% 3.3% 0.3 pt 3.4% 3.1% 0.3 pt
Hyundai Total 11,174 11,688 -4.4% 29,706 27,895 6.5%
Share 3.2% 3.4% -0.1 pt 3.4% 3.2% 0.2 pt
Fiat Total 9,951 10,129 -1.8% 20,486 20,734 -1.2%
Share 2.9% 2.9% 0.0 pt 2.3% 2.4% 0.0 pt
Toyota Total 7,188 8,379 -14.2% 20,327 21,967 -7.5%
Share 2.1% 2.4% -0.3 pt 2.3% 2.5% -0.2 pt
Mazda Total 7,092 7,350 -3.5% 18,076 18,389 -1.7%
Share 2.1% 2.1% -0.1 pt 2.1% 2.1% 0.0 pt
Peugeot Total 7,091 7,092 0.0% 18,771 18,974 -1.1%
Share 2.1% 2.0% 0.0 pt 2.1% 2.2% 0.0 pt
Mitsubishi Total 6,761 6,405 5.6% 14,264 13,351 6.8%
Share 2.0% 1.8% 0.1 pt 1.6% 1.5% 0.1 pt
Dacia Total 6,487 6,269 3.5% 18,939 17,064 11.0%
Share 1.9% 1.8% 0.1 pt 2.2% 1.9% 0.2 pt
Citroen Total 6,150 5,894 4.3% 15,519 14,819 4.7%
Share 1.8% 1.7% 0.1 pt 1.8% 1.7% 0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,658 5,877 -3.7% 16,291 15,861 2.7%
Share 1.6% 1.7% -0.1 pt 1.9% 1.8% 0.0 pt
Volvo Total 4,905 3,519 39.4% 12,122 8,917 35.9%
Share 1.4% 1.0% 0.4 pt 1.4% 1.0% 0.4 pt
Nissan Total 4,774 7,786 -38.7% 10,550 17,596 -40.0%
Share 1.4% 2.2% -0.9 pt 1.2% 2.0% -0.8 pt
Mini Total 4,690 4,657 0.7% 11,735 11,231 4.5%
Share 1.4% 1.3% 0.0 pt 1.3% 1.3% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 4,431 3,971 11.6% 10,586 9,879 7.2%
Share 1.3% 1.1% 0.1 pt 1.2% 1.1% 0.1 pt
Smart Total 4,113 3,652 12.6% 11,097 9,664 14.8%
Share 1.2% 1.1% 0.1 pt 1.3% 1.1% 0.2 pt
Porsche Total 2,723 3,008 -9.5% 5,497 8,366 -34.3%
Share 0.8% 0.9% -0.1 pt 0.6% 1.0% -0.3 pt
Tesla Total 2,367 428 453.0% 3,596 666 439.9%
Share 0.7% 0.1% 0.6 pt 0.4% 0.1% 0.3 pt
Land Rover Total 2,222 2,702 -17.8% 5,167 6,388 -19.1%
Share 0.6% 0.8% -0.1 pt 0.6% 0.7% -0.1 pt
Honda Total 1,858 3,083 -39.7% 4,215 6,818 -38.2%
Share 0.5% 0.9% -0.3 pt 0.5% 0.8% -0.3 pt
Jeep Total 1,779 1,625 9.5% 4,153 3,840 8.2%
Share 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt 0.5% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 987 1,339 -26.3% 2,172 2,532 -14.2%
Share 0.3% 0.4% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.3% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 514 664 -22.6% 1,868 1,689 10.6%
Share 0.1% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 410 702 -41.6% 991 1,482 -33.1%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt
DS Total 290 451 -35.7% 710 1,111 -36.1%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 284 296 -4.1% 618 650 -4.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 172 231 -25.5% 492 674 -27.0%
Share 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,890 2,316 -18.4% 4,694 6,027 -22.1%
Share 0.5% 0.7% -0.1 pt 0.5% 0.7% -0.2 pt
Grand Total Total 345,523 347,433 -0.5% 880,092 878,611 0.2%
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 Mar. 2019 Mar. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar. 2019 Jan.-Mar. 2018 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 20,430 22,335 -8.5% 50,895 59,189 -14.0%
2 VW Tiguan 7,884 7,332 7.5% 20,709 20,419 1.4%
3 Ford Focus 6,801 7,185 -5.3% 16,148 16,991 -5.0%
4 VW Passat (Santana) 6,072 6,310 -3.8% 12,688 18,198 -30.3%
5 VW Polo 5,986 6,300 -5.0% 18,556 16,239 14.3%
6 VW T-Roc 5,971 3,212 85.9% 15,500 5,969 159.7%
7 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 5,777 6,011 -3.9% 14,764 15,875 -7.0%
8 Audi Audi A4 5,584 5,339 4.6% 13,149 15,419 -14.7%
9 Audi Audi A3 4,977 4,561 9.1% 13,977 12,123 15.3%
10 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4,941 5,399 -8.5% 15,933 15,688 1.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, February 2019

5 Mar. 2019

*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 rise 2.7% in February
On March 4, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 268,867 new passenger car registrations in February, a 2.7% increase from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 49,965 units (18.6% market share) increased 4.5% in February compared to the same month in 2018.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 24,380 units (9.1% share) increased 11.3% from last year.
Audi sales of 24,050 units (8.9% share) increased 2.3% in February.
Ford sales of 21,264 units (7.9% share) increased 10.4% from last year.
BMW sales of 17,825 units (6.6% share) increased 0.9% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 17,677 units (6.6% share) decreased 8.0% in February.
Sales of 25,344 trucks in February represented an increase of 13.8% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 369 buses represented a increase of 3.7%.
In February, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 59.7% market share, diesel vehicles had a 32.6% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 5.6% and EV had a 1.7% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 348,500 units were basically flat and domestic production of 440,900 units had decreased 1% from last February.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Feb. 2019 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2019
Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 268,867 2.7% 534,569 0.6%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 369 3.7% 996 8.7%
Trucks 25,344 13.8% 50,490 13.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Feb. 2019 Feb. 2018 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Feb.
2019
Jan.-Feb.
2018
y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 49,965 47,822 4.5% 100,788 102,170 -1.4%
Share 18.6% 18.3% 0.3 pt 18.9% 19.2% -0.4 pt
Mercedes Total 24,380 21,910 11.3% 49,672 48,329 2.8%
Share 9.1% 8.4% 0.7 pt 9.3% 9.1% 0.2 pt
Audi Total 24,050 23,510 2.3% 45,864 44,542 3.0%
Share 8.9% 9.0% 0.0 pt 8.6% 8.4% 0.2 pt
Ford Total 21,264 19,258 10.4% 42,328 37,645 12.4%
Share 7.9% 7.4% 0.6 pt 7.9% 7.1% 0.8 pt
BMW Total 17,825 17,664 0.9% 37,023 38,423 -3.6%
Share 6.6% 6.7% -0.1 pt 6.9% 7.2% -0.3 pt
Opel Total 17,677 19,218 -8.0% 33,902 36,582 -7.3%
Share 6.6% 7.3% -0.8 pt 6.3% 6.9% -0.5 pt
Skoda Total 16,758 16,555 1.2% 31,426 31,459 -0.1%
Share 6.2% 6.3% -0.1 pt 5.9% 5.9% 0.0 pt
Renault Total 9,635 9,842 -2.1% 19,567 19,550 0.1%
Share 3.6% 3.8% -0.2 pt 3.7% 3.7% 0.0 pt
Hyundai Total 9,242 7,893 17.1% 18,532 16,207 14.3%
Share 3.4% 3.0% 0.4 pt 3.5% 3.1% 0.4 pt
Seat Total 9,100 7,666 18.7% 17,318 15,407 12.4%
Share 3.4% 2.9% 0.5 pt 3.2% 2.9% 0.3 pt
Toyota Total 6,483 6,651 -2.5% 13,139 13,588 -3.3%
Share 2.4% 2.5% -0.1 pt 2.5% 2.6% -0.1 pt
Dacia Total 5,849 5,000 17.0% 12,452 10,795 15.3%
Share 2.2% 1.9% 0.3 pt 2.3% 2.0% 0.3 pt
Fiat Total 5,594 6,025 -7.2% 10,535 10,605 -0.7%
Share 2.1% 2.3% -0.2 pt 2.0% 2.0% 0.0 pt
Peugeot Total 5,581 6,077 -8.2% 11,680 11,882 -1.7%
Share 2.1% 2.3% -0.2 pt 2.2% 2.2% -0.1 pt
Mazda Total 5,397 5,289 2.0% 10,984 11,039 -0.5%
Share 2.0% 2.0% 0.0 pt 2.1% 2.1% 0.0 pt
Kia Total 5,215 4,795 8.8% 10,633 9,984 6.5%
Share 1.9% 1.8% 0.1 pt 2.0% 1.9% 0.1 pt
Citroen Total 4,587 4,579 0.2% 9,369 8,925 5.0%
Share 1.7% 1.7% 0.0 pt 1.8% 1.7% 0.1 pt
Mitsubishi Total 4,213 3,572 17.9% 7,503 6,946 8.0%
Share 1.6% 1.4% 0.2 pt 1.4% 1.3% 0.1 pt
Smart Total 3,705 2,964 25.0% 6,984 6,012 16.2%
Share 1.4% 1.1% 0.2 pt 1.3% 1.1% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 3,431 2,687 27.7% 7,217 5,398 33.7%
Share 1.3% 1.0% 0.2 pt 1.4% 1.0% 0.3 pt
Mini Total 3,301 2,950 11.9% 7,045 6,574 7.2%
Share 1.2% 1.1% 0.1 pt 1.3% 1.2% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 3,190 3,406 -6.3% 6,155 5,908 4.2%
Share 1.2% 1.3% -0.1 pt 1.2% 1.1% 0.0 pt
Nissan Total 2,897 5,022 -42.3% 5,776 9,810 -41.1%
Share 1.1% 1.9% -0.8 pt 1.1% 1.8% -0.8 pt
Porsche Total 1,456 2,504 -41.9% 2,774 5,358 -48.2%
Share 0.5% 1.0% -0.4 pt 0.5% 1.0% -0.5 pt
Honda Total 1,278 2,084 -38.7% 2,357 3,735 -36.9%
Share 0.5% 0.8% -0.3 pt 0.4% 0.7% -0.3 pt
Jeep Total 1,162 1,009 15.2% 2,374 2,215 7.2%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 1,114 1,599 -30.3% 2,945 3,686 -20.1%
Share 0.4% 0.6% -0.2 pt 0.6% 0.7% -0.1 pt
Tesla Total 1,092 175 524.0% 1,229 238 416.4%
Share 0.4% 0.1% 0.3 pt 0.2% 0.0% 0.2 pt
Jaguar Total 642 460 39.6% 1,185 1,193 -0.7%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Subaru Total 547 474 15.4% 1,354 1,025 32.1%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 272 328 -17.1% 581 780 -25.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 198 423 -53.2% 420 660 -36.4%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 159 230 -30.9% 320 443 -27.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 153 155 -1.3% 334 354 -5.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,455 1,953 -25.5% 2,804 3,711 -24.4%
Share 0.5% 0.7% -0.2 pt 0.5% 0.7% -0.2 pt
Grand Total Total 268,867 261,749 2.7% 534,569 531,178 0.6%
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. 2019 Feb. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2019 Jan.-Feb. 2018 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 16,066 18,170 -11.6% 30,465 36,854 -17.3%
2 VW Tiguan 6,345 5,660 12.1% 12,825 13,087 -2.0%
3 VW Polo 5,749 4,272 34.6% 12,570 9,939 26.5%
4 Ford Focus 5,469 5,044 8.4% 9,347 9,806 -4.7%
5 Audi Audi A3 5,182 3,968 30.6% 9,000 7,562 19.0%
6 VW T-Roc 4,878 1,402 247.9% 9,529 2,757 245.6%
7 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4,774 4,383 8.9% 10,992 10,289 6.8%
8 Opel (2018-) Opel Corsa 4,691 4,320 8.6% 7,748 7,589 2.1%
9 Skoda Kodiaq 4,468 3,212 39.1% 8,293 5,983 38.6%
10 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 4,293 4,835 -11.2% 8,987 9,864 -8.9%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)

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Flash report, January 2019

5 Feb. 2019

*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 1.4% in January 2019
On February 4, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 265,702 new passenger car registrations in January, a 1.4% decrease from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 50,823 units (19.1% market share) decreased 6.5% in January compared to the same month in 2018.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 25,292 units (9.5% share) decreased 4.3% from last year.
Audi sales of 21,814 units (8.2% share) increased 3.7% in January.
Ford sales of 21,064 units (7.9% share) increased 14.6% from last year.
BMW sales of 19,198 units (7.2% share) decreased 7.5% from the same month last year.
Opel sales of 16,225 units (6.1% share) decreased 6.6% in January.
Sales of 25,146 trucks in January represented an increase of 13.3% from the previous year’s results, while the sale of 627 buses was a 12.0% increase from last year.
In January, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 57.6% market share, diesel vehicles had a 34.5% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 5.7% and EV had a 1.7% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 285,800 units had decreased 20% and domestic production of 367,300 units had decreased 19% from last January.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jan. 2019 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 265,702 -1.4%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 627 12.0%
Trucks 25,146 13.3%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)




Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars

Jan. 2019 Jan. 2018 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 50,823 54,348 -6.5%
Share 19.1% 20.2% -1.0 pt
Mercedes Total 25,292 26,419 -4.3%
Share 9.5% 9.8% -0.3 pt
Audi Total 21,814 21,032 3.7%
Share 8.2% 7.8% 0.4 pt
Ford Total 21,064 18,387 14.6%
Share 7.9% 6.8% 1.1 pt
BMW Total 19,198 20,759 -7.5%
Share 7.2% 7.7% -0.5 pt
Opel Total 16,225 17,364 -6.6%
Share 6.1% 6.4% -0.3 pt
Skoda Total 14,668 14,904 -1.6%
Share 5.5% 5.5% 0.0 pt
Renault Total 9,932 9,708 2.3%
Share 3.7% 3.6% 0.1 pt
Hyundai Total 9,290 8,314 11.7%
Share 3.5% 3.1% 0.4 pt
Seat Total 8,218 7,741 6.2%
Share 3.1% 2.9% 0.2 pt
Toyota Total 6,656 6,937 -4.1%
Share 2.5% 2.6% -0.1 pt
Dacia Total 6,603 5,795 13.9%
Share 2.5% 2.2% 0.3 pt
Peugeot Total 6,099 5,805 5.1%
Share 2.3% 2.2% 0.1 pt
Mazda Total 5,587 5,750 -2.8%
Share 2.1% 2.1% 0.0 pt
Kia Total 5,418 5,189 4.4%
Share 2.0% 1.9% 0.1 pt
Fiat Total 4,941 4,580 7.9%
Share 1.9% 1.7% 0.2 pt
Citroen Total 4,782 4,346 10.0%
Share 1.8% 1.6% 0.2 pt
Volvo Total 3,786 2,711 39.7%
Share 1.4% 1.0% 0.4 pt
Mini Total 3,744 3,624 3.3%
Share 1.4% 1.3% 0.1 pt
Mitsubishi Total 3,290 3,374 -2.5%
Share 1.2% 1.3% 0.0 pt
Smart Total 3,279 3,048 7.6%
Share 1.2% 1.1% 0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 2,965 2,502 18.5%
Share 1.1% 0.9% 0.2 pt
Nissan Total 2,879 4,788 -39.9%
Share 1.1% 1.8% -0.7 pt
Land Rover Total 1,831 2,087 -12.3%
Share 0.7% 0.8% -0.1 pt
Porsche Total 1,318 2,854 -53.8%
Share 0.5% 1.1% -0.6 pt
Jeep Total 1,212 1,206 0.5%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 1,079 1,651 -34.6%
Share 0.4% 0.6% -0.2 pt
Subaru Total 807 551 46.5%
Share 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt
Jaguar Total 543 733 -25.9%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 309 452 -31.6%
Share 0.1% 0.2% -0.1 pt
DS Total 222 237 -6.3%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Lexus Total 181 199 -9.0%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 161 213 -24.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Tesla Total 137 63 117.5%
Share 0.1% 0.0% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,349 1,758 -23.3%
Share 0.5% 0.7% -0.1 pt
Grand Total Total 265,702 269,429 -1.4%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt

Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2019 Jan. 2018 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 14,399 18,684 -22.9%
2 VW Polo 6,821 5,667 20.4%
3 VW Tiguan 6,480 7,427 -12.8%
4 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 6,218 5,906 5.3%
5 Skoda Octavia (Laura) 4,694 5,029 -6.7%
6 VW T-Roc 4,651 1,355 243.2%
7 Audi Audi A6 4,508 3,476 29.7%
8 Opel (2018-) Astra 4,179 3,946 5.9%
9 VW Touran 4,162 4,630 -10.1%
10 Ford Focus 3,878 4,762 -18.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



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