Germany - Flash report, Sales volume, 2020

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Flash report, Sales volume, 2020

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Flash report, February 2020

5 Mar. 2020

*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 fell 10.8% in February
On March 4, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 239,943 new passenger car registrations in February, a 10.8% decrease from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 44,405 units (18.5% market share) decreased 11.1% in February compared to the same month in 2019.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 23,577 units (9.8% share) decreased 3.3% from last year.
Audi sales of 19,172 units (8.0% share) decreased 20.3% in February.
BMW sales of 17,613 units (7.3% share) decreased 1.2% from last year.
Ford sales of 17,330 units (7.2% share) decreased 18.5% from the same month last year.
Skoda sales of 14,870 units (6.2% share) decreased 11.3% in February.
Sales of 23,772 trucks in February represented a decrease of 6.2% from the previous year’s results, while sales of 493 buses represented an increase of 33.6%.
In February, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 52.1% market share, diesel vehicles had a 31.6% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 12.5% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 285,800 units had decreased 17% and domestic production of 388,900 units had decreased 12% from last February.


Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Feb. 2020 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2020 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 239,943 -10.8% 486,243 -9.0%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 493 33.6% 1,123 12.8%
Trucks 23,772 -6.2% 47,883 -5.2%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Feb. 2020 Feb. 2019 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
Jan.-Feb. 2020 Jan.-Feb. 2019 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 44,405 49,965 -11.1% 93,149 100,788 -7.6%
Share 18.5% 18.6% -0.1 pt 19.2% 18.9% 0.3 pt
Mercedes Total 23,577 24,380 -3.3% 49,611 49,672 -0.1%
Share 9.8% 9.1% 0.8 pt 10.2% 9.3% 0.9 pt
Audi Total 19,172 24,050 -20.3% 41,238 45,864 -10.1%
Share 8.0% 8.9% -1.0 pt 8.5% 8.6% -0.1 pt
BMW Total 17,613 17,825 -1.2% 38,067 37,023 2.8%
Share 7.3% 6.6% 0.7 pt 7.8% 6.9% 0.9 pt
Ford Total 17,330 21,264 -18.5% 34,665 42,328 -18.1%
Share 7.2% 7.9% -0.7 pt 7.1% 7.9% -0.8 pt
Skoda Total 14,870 16,758 -11.3% 29,165 31,426 -7.2%
Share 6.2% 6.2% 0.0 pt 6.0% 5.9% 0.1 pt
Opel Total 14,031 17,677 -20.6% 26,310 33,902 -22.4%
Share 5.8% 6.6% -0.7 pt 5.4% 6.3% -0.9 pt
Seat Total 11,225 9,100 23.4% 21,641 17,318 25.0%
Share 4.7% 3.4% 1.3 pt 4.5% 3.2% 1.2 pt
Renault Total 9,420 9,635 -2.2% 19,356 19,567 -1.1%
Share 3.9% 3.6% 0.3 pt 4.0% 3.7% 0.3 pt
Hyundai Total 8,534 9,242 -7.7% 16,751 18,532 -9.6%
Share 3.6% 3.4% 0.1 pt 3.4% 3.5% 0.0 pt
Fiat Total 6,328 5,594 13.1% 10,756 10,535 2.1%
Share 2.6% 2.1% 0.6 pt 2.2% 2.0% 0.2 pt
Toyota Total 5,950 6,483 -8.2% 11,438 13,139 -12.9%
Share 2.5% 2.4% 0.1 pt 2.4% 2.5% -0.1 pt
Kia Total 5,617 5,215 7.7% 10,234 10,633 -3.8%
Share 2.3% 1.9% 0.4 pt 2.1% 2.0% 0.1 pt
Citroen Total 4,409 4,587 -3.9% 9,307 9,369 -0.7%
Share 1.8% 1.7% 0.1 pt 1.9% 1.8% 0.2 pt
Peugeot Total 4,339 5,581 -22.3% 9,474 11,680 -18.9%
Share 1.8% 2.1% -0.3 pt 1.9% 2.2% -0.2 pt
Volvo Total 4,301 3,431 25.4% 7,615 7,217 5.5%
Share 1.8% 1.3% 0.5 pt 1.6% 1.4% 0.2 pt
Mitsubishi Total 4,247 4,213 0.8% 8,475 7,503 13.0%
Share 1.8% 1.6% 0.2 pt 1.7% 1.4% 0.3 pt
Dacia Total 3,708 5,849 -36.6% 7,518 12,452 -39.6%
Share 1.5% 2.2% -0.6 pt 1.5% 2.3% -0.8 pt
Mazda Total 3,515 5,397 -34.9% 7,041 10,984 -35.9%
Share 1.5% 2.0% -0.5 pt 1.4% 2.1% -0.6 pt
Nissan Total 3,330 2,897 14.9% 6,313 5,776 9.3%
Share 1.4% 1.1% 0.3 pt 1.3% 1.1% 0.2 pt
Mini Total 2,792 3,301 -15.4% 5,887 7,045 -16.4%
Share 1.2% 1.2% -0.1 pt 1.2% 1.3% -0.1 pt
Suzuki Total 2,082 3,190 -34.7% 3,386 6,155 -45.0%
Share 0.9% 1.2% -0.3 pt 0.7% 1.2% -0.5 pt
Porsche Total 1,734 1,456 19.1% 3,746 2,774 35.0%
Share 0.7% 0.5% 0.2 pt 0.8% 0.5% 0.3 pt
Jeep Total 1,108 1,162 -4.6% 2,136 2,374 -10.0%
Share 0.5% 0.4% 0.0 pt 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Land Rover Total 868 1,114 -22.1% 2,459 2,945 -16.5%
Share 0.4% 0.4% -0.1 pt 0.5% 0.6% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 774 1,278 -39.4% 1,732 2,357 -26.5%
Share 0.3% 0.5% -0.2 pt 0.4% 0.4% -0.1 pt
Smart Total 695 3,705 -81.2% 803 6,984 -88.5%
Share 0.3% 1.4% -1.1 pt 0.2% 1.3% -1.1 pt
Tesla Total 685 1,092 -37.3% 1,052 1,229 -14.4%
Share 0.3% 0.4% -0.1 pt 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 667 642 3.9% 1,554 1,185 31.1%
Share 0.3% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.3% 0.2% 0.1 pt
Subaru Total 449 547 -17.9% 821 1,354 -39.4%
Share 0.2% 0.2% 0.0 pt 0.2% 0.3% -0.1 pt
Lexus Total 262 153 71.2% 653 334 95.5%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.1 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 255 272 -6.3% 509 581 -12.4%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
DS Total 222 198 12.1% 588 420 40.0%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 119 159 -25.2% 250 320 -21.9%
Share 0.0% 0.1% 0.0 pt 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Others Total 1,310 1,455 -10.0% 2,543 2,804 -9.3%
Share 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Grand Total Total 239,943 268,867 -10.8% 486,243 534,569 -9.0%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Feb. 2020 Feb. 2019 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2020 Jan.-Feb. 2019 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 12,409 16,066 -22.8% 24,610 30,465 -19.2%
2 Ford Focus 5,412 5,469 -1.0% 10,916 9,347 16.8%
3 VW Passat (Santana) 5,282 2,821 87.2% 11,811 6,616 78.5%
4 VW Tiguan 4,990 6,345 -21.4% 12,113 12,825 -5.6%
5 VW Polo 4,365 5,749 -24.1% 8,790 12,570 -30.1%
6 BMW 3 Series 4,364 2,374 83.8% 8,708 4,635 87.9%
7 Opel (2018-) Opel Corsa 4,228 4,691 -9.9% 7,456 7,748 -3.8%
8 Audi Audi A4 4,061 3,951 2.8% 8,713 7,565 15.2%
9 Skoda Kodiaq 4,030 4,468 -9.8% 7,619 8,293 -8.1%
10 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 3,723 4,774 -22.0% 7,266 10,992 -33.9%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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Flash report, January 2020

6 Feb. 2020

*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 7.3% in January 2020
On February 5, the Germany Federal Motor Vehicle Office (KBA) announced that there were 246,300 new passenger car registrations in January, a 7.3% decrease from the same month last year.
Volkswagen brand sales of 48,744 units (19.8% market share) decreased 4.1% in January compared to the same month in 2019.
Mercedes-Benz sales of 26,034 units (10.6% share) increased 2.9% from last year.
Audi sales of 22,066 units (9.0% share) increased 1.2% in January.
BMW sales of 20,454 units (8.3% share) increased 6.5% from last year.
Ford sales of 17,335 units (7.0% share) decreased 17.7% from the same month last year.
Skoda sales of 14,295 units (5.8% share) decreased 2.5% in January.
Sales of 24,111 trucks in January represented a decrease of 4.1% from the previous year’s results, while the sale of 630 buses was a 0.5% increase from last year.
In January, gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for a 51.5% market share, diesel vehicles had a 32.6% market share. Hybrid vehicles had a 12.5% and EV had a 3.0% market share.
The VDA announced that monthly passenger car exports of 255,600 units had decreased 11% and domestic production of 341,600 units had decreased 8% from last January.

Registrations of new vehicle by type

Type

Jan. 2019 Y-o-Y
Passenger Cars 246,300 -7.3%
Commercial Vehicles Buses 630 0.5%
Trucks 24,111 -4.1%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)



Germany - Registrations of new passenger cars
Jan. 2020 Jan. 2019 y-o-y / Share
fluctuation
VW Total 48,744 50,823 -4.1%
Share 19.8% 19.1% 0.7 pt
Mercedes Total 26,034 25,292 2.9%
Share 10.6% 9.5% 1.1 pt
Audi Total 22,066 21,814 1.2%
Share 9.0% 8.2% 0.7 pt
BMW Total 20,454 19,198 6.5%
Share 8.3% 7.2% 1.1 pt
Ford Total 17,335 21,064 -17.7%
Share 7.0% 7.9% -0.9 pt
Skoda Total 14,295 14,668 -2.5%
Share 5.8% 5.5% 0.3 pt
Opel Total 12,279 16,225 -24.3%
Share 5.0% 6.1% -1.1 pt
Seat Total 10,416 8,218 26.7%
Share 4.2% 3.1% 1.1 pt
Renault Total 9,936 9,932 0.0%
Share 4.0% 3.7% 0.3 pt
Hyundai Total 8,217 9,290 -11.6%
Share 3.3% 3.5% -0.2 pt
Toyota Total 5,488 6,656 -17.5%
Share 2.2% 2.5% -0.3 pt
Peugeot Total 5,135 6,099 -15.8%
Share 2.1% 2.3% -0.2 pt
Citroen Total 4,898 4,782 2.4%
Share 2.0% 1.8% 0.2 pt
Kia Total 4,617 5,418 -14.8%
Share 1.9% 2.0% -0.2 pt
Fiat Total 4,428 4,941 -10.4%
Share 1.8% 1.9% -0.1 pt
Mitsubishi Total 4,228 3,290 28.5%
Share 1.7% 1.2% 0.5 pt
Dacia Total 3,810 6,603 -42.3%
Share 1.5% 2.5% -0.9 pt
Mazda Total 3,526 5,587 -36.9%
Share 1.4% 2.1% -0.7 pt
Volvo Total 3,314 3,786 -12.5%
Share 1.3% 1.4% -0.1 pt
Mini Total 3,095 3,744 -17.3%
Share 1.3% 1.4% -0.2 pt
Nissan Total 2,983 2,879 3.6%
Share 1.2% 1.1% 0.1 pt
Porsche Total 2,012 1,318 52.7%
Share 0.8% 0.5% 0.3 pt
Land Rover Total 1,591 1,831 -13.1%
Share 0.6% 0.7% 0.0 pt
Suzuki Total 1,304 2,965 -56.0%
Share 0.5% 1.1% -0.6 pt
Jeep Total 1,028 1,212 -15.2%
Share 0.4% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Honda Total 958 1,079 -11.2%
Share 0.4% 0.4% 0.0 pt
Jaguar Total 887 543 63.4%
Share 0.4% 0.2% 0.2 pt
Lexus Total 391 181 116.0%
Share 0.2% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Subaru Total 372 807 -53.9%
Share 0.2% 0.3% -0.2 pt
Tesla Total 367 137 167.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.1 pt
DS Total 366 222 64.9%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.1 pt
Alfa Romeo Total 254 309 -17.8%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Ssangyong Total 131 161 -18.6%
Share 0.1% 0.1% 0.0 pt
Smart Total 108 3,279 -96.7%
Share 0.0% 1.2% -1.2 pt
Others Total 1,233 1,349 -8.6%
Share 0.5% 0.5% 0.0 pt
Grand Total Total 246,300 265,702 -7.3%
Share 100.0% 100.0% 0.0 pt
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


Germany - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2020 Jan. 2019 Y-o-Y
1 VW Golf 12,201 14,399 -15.3%
2 VW Tiguan 7,123 6,480 9.9%
3 VW Passat (Santana) 6,529 3,795 72.0%
4 Ford Focus 5,504 3,878 41.9%
5 Audi Audi A4 4,652 3,614 28.7%
6 VW Polo 4,425 6,821 -35.1%
7 BMW 3 Series 4,344 2,261 92.1%
8 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class (GLK-Class) 4,038 3,310 22.0%
9 VW T-Roc 3,785 4,651 -18.6%
10 Ford Fiesta 3,672 3,096 18.6%
Source: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA)


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