Passenger car market

Germany is one of the most important passenger car markets in the world and also has its own important automotive industry. The international manufacturers have though been recording increasing market shares for years.

New passenger car registrations in Germany

August 2022 January – August 2022
Number Change (%) Number Change (%) Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %)
199.183 3 1.643.069 -10 -10
2021 2020
Number Change (%) Int. brands (VDIK, %) Change (%) Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %)
2.662.132 -10 40 2.917.678 -19 40

New passenger car registrations by brand

New registrations Market share in %
Brands 2021 2020 2021 2020
Alfa Romeo 2.991 3.246 0,11 0,11
Citroen 42.636 48.950 1,63 1,68
Dacia 40.338 50.704 1,54 1,74
DS 2.069 2.773 0,08 0,10
Fiat 82.783 89.150 3,16 3,06
Honda 7.960 11.696 0,30 0,40
Hyundai 106.620 105.051 4,07 3,60
Jaguar 4.267 6.993 0,16 0,24
Jeep 13.503 15.687 0,51 0,54
Kia 65.839 64.296 2,51 2,20
Land Rover 11.657 12.984 0,44 0,45
Lexus 3.116 3.530 0,12 0,12
Maserati 716 633 0,03 0,02
Mazda 38.107 44.346 1,45 1,52
Mitsubishi 36.939 44.985 1,41 1,54
Nissan 26.254 34.765 1,00 1,19
Peugeot 52.660 55.401 2,01 1,90
Polestar 2.631 1.039 0,10 0,04
Renault 105.944 125.318 4,04 4,30
Seat 108.726 116.360 4,15 3,99
Skoda 149.838 181.198 5,71 6,21
SsangYong 1.546 1.715 0,06 0,06
Subaru 4.671 5.407 0,18 0,19
Suzuki 27.366 22.415 1,04 0,77
Toyota 71.890 77.176 2,74 2,65
Volvo 43.616 47.194 1,66 1,62
Total International manufacturers 1.054.629 1.173.012 40,22 40,20
Audi 181.877 213.934 6,94 7,33
BMW 222.481 240.968 8,48 8,26
Ford 126.358 194.250 4,82 6,66
Mercedes Benz 255.392 303.185 8,60 10,39
Mini 42.938 44.152 1,64 1,51
Opel 161.852 146.219 6,17 5,01
Porsche 28.925 26.319 1,10 0,90
Smart 24.023 16.051 0,92 0,55
VW 489.962 525.612 18,69 18,01
Total German manufacturers 1.503.808 1.710.690 57,35 58,63
Tesla 39.714 16.694 1,51 0,57
Other brands 23.981 17.282 0,91 0,59
Total amount 2.622.132 2.917.678

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