Vehicle population

More than 50 million passenger cars and commercial vehicles are registered in Germany.

Vehicle population

01.01.2022 01.01.2021
Passenger car 48.540.878 48.248.584
– including electric and plug-in hybrid  1.184.416     588.944
Commercial Vehicles  4.186.564  4.027.249
Total motor vehicles 53.911.858 52.275.833

Passenger car population by brand and type

Manufacturer Number on 01.01.2022 Market share in % Number on 01.01.2021 Market share in %
Audi 3.272.463 6,7 3.279.655 6,8
BMW 3.396.513 7,0 3.357.799 7,0
Ford 3.482.097 7,2 3.510.882 7,3
Mercedes Benz 4.627.951 9,5 4.596.271 9,5
Mini 524.495 1,1 503.758 1,0
Opel 4.168.958 8,6 4.240.165 8,8
Porsche 359.416 0,7 345.119 0,7
Smart 501.105 1,0 499.314 1,0
VW 10.178.655 21,0 10.150.844 21,0
Total German manufacturers 30.511.653 62,9 30.483.807 63,2
Alfa Romeo 105.407 0,2 109.885 0,2
Cadillac 1) 28.500 0,1
Citroen 734.818 1,5 739.180 1,5
Dacia 672.841 1,4 647.047 1,3
DS 33.527 0,1 34.098 0,1
Fiat 1.269.292 2,6 1.235.376 2,6
GM 1) 7.300 0,0
Honda 398.051 0,8 416.520 0,9
Hyundai 1.407.326 2,9 1.348.290 2,8
Jaguar 82.629 0,2 82.248 0,2
Jeep 146.208 0,3 136.645 0,3
Kia 771.768 1,6 736.054 1,5
Land Rover 119.780 0,2 117.954 0,2
Lexus 31.417 0,1 30.428 0,1
LEVC 1) 200 0,0
Maserati 1) 9.500 0,0 9.222 0,0
Mazda 845.993 1,7 856.056 1,8
MG Roewe 1) 3.200 0,0
Mitsubishi 526.393 1,1 517.744 1,1
Nissan 818.856 1,7 837.440 1,7
Peugeot 1.026.118 2,1 1.055.359 2,2
Polestar 1) 3.300 0,0 1.018 0,0
Renault 1.724.161 3,6 1.744.098 3,6
Saab 38.457 0,1 40.205 0,1
SEAT 1.387.289 2,9 1.320.824 2,7
Skoda 2.515.355 5,2 2.420.994 5,0
Ssangyong 1) 21.200 0,0 20.116 0,0
Subaru 119.025 0,2 120.499 0,2
Suzuki 521.475 1,1 518.202 1,1
Toyota 1.294.894 2,7 1.294.397 2,7
Volvo 522.612 1,1 512.334 1,1
Total VDIK-Members 17.186.892 35,4 16.902.251 35,0
Other manufacturers 842.333 1,7 861.882 1,8
Total amount 48.540.878 100,0 48.248.584 100,0

1) 2022 estimated

Source: Federal Motor Transport Authority

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