Vehicle population

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

Vehicle population

01.01.2021 01.01.2020
Passenger car 48.248.584 47.715.977
- including electric and plug-in hybrid   588.944   238.792
Commercial Vehicles 4.027.249 3.889.521
Total motor vehicles 52.275.833 51.605.498

Passenger car population by brand and type

Manufacturer Number on 01.01.2021 Market share in % Number on 01.01.2020 Market share in %
Audi 3.279.655 6,8 3.250.757 6,8
BMW 3.357.799 7,0 3.295.796 6,9
Ford 3.510.882 7,3 3.493.965 7,3
Mercedes Benz 4.596.271 9,5 4.501.721 9,4
Mini 503.758 1,0 475.587 1,0
Opel 4.240.165 8,8 4.355.943 9,1
Porsche 345.119 0,7 329.835 0,7
Smart 499.314 1,0 497.680 1,0
VW 10.150.844 21,0 10.088.693 21,1
Total German manufacturers 30.483.807 63,2 30.289.977 63,5
Alfa Romeo 109.885 0,2 114.412 0,2
Citroen 739.180 1,5 743.876 1,6
Dacia 647.047 1,3 611.573 1,3
DS 34.098 0,1 34.091 0,1
Fiat 1.235.376 2,6 1.198.632 2,5
Honda 416.520 0,9 433.652 0,9
Hyundai 1.348.290 2,8 1.278.667 2,7
Jaguar 82.248 0,2 78.669 0,2
Jeep 136.645 0,3 125.047 0,3
Kia 736.054 1,5 700.549 1,5
Land Rover 117.954 0,2 113.909 0,2
Lexus 30.428 0,1 28.722 0,1
Maserati 9.500 0,0 9.001 0,0
Mazda 856.056 1,8 861.170 1,8
Mitsubishi 517.744 1,1 503.204 1,1
Nissan 837.440 1,7 851.444 1,8
Peugeot 1.055.359 2,2 1.088.959 2,3
Polestar 1.000
Renault 1.744.098 3,6 1.753.960 3,7
Saab 40.205 0,1 42.058 0,1
SEAT 1.320.824 2,7 1.241.750 2,6
Skoda 2.420.994 5,0 2.297.729 4,8
Ssangyong 20.500 0,0 18.913 0,0
Subaru 120.499 0,2 122.185 0,3
Suzuki 518.202 1,1 515.455 1,1
Toyota 1.294.397 2,7 1.300.104 2,7
Volvo 512.334 1,1 507.706 1,1
Total VDIK-Members 16.902.895 35,0 16.575.437 34,7
Other manufacturers 861.882 1,8 850.563 1,8
Total amount 48.248.584 100,0 47.715.977 100,0

Source: Federal Motor Transport Authority

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