Vehicle population

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

Vehicle population

01.01.2020 01.01.2019
Passenger car 47.715.977 47.095.784
– including electric and plug-in hybrid   238.792   150.172
Commercial Vehicles 3.889.521 3.751.843
Total motor vehicles 51.605.498 50.847.627

Passenger car population by brand and type

Manufacturer Number on 01.01.2019 Market share in % Number on 01.01.2018 Market share in %
Audi 3.242.838 6,9 3.224.007 6,9
BMW 3.256.884 6,9 3.203.507 6,9
Ford 3.438.207 7,3 3.406.624 7,3
Mercedes Benz 4.434.329 9,4 4.378.615 9,4
Mini 445.226 0,9 409.733 0,9
Opel 4.455.662 9,5 4.534.639 9,8
Porsche 313.173 0,7 295.444 0,6
Smart 474.898 1,0 453.745 1,0
VW 10.039.389 21,3 9.982.099 21,5
Total German manufacturers 30.100.606 63,9 29.888.413 64,3
Alfa Romeo 119.095 0,3 124.271 0,3
Citroen 742.167 1,6 744.339 1,6
Dacia 547.617 1,2 485.511 1,0
DS 33.607 0,1 32.586 0,1
Fiat 1.174.960 2,5 1.157.215 2,5
Honda 451.525 1,0 464.906 1,0
Hyundai 1.195.023 2,5 1.111.829 2,4
Jaguar 73.932 0,2 68.050 0,1
Jeep 112.467 0,2 101.698 0,2
Kia 662.174 1,4 624.534 1,3
Lada 28.000 0,1 26.623 0,1
Land Rover 108.056 0,2 103.811 0,2
Lexus 27.282 0,1 25.988 0,1
Maserati 8.500 0,0 7.687 0,0
Mazda 859.054 1,8 853.193 1,8
Mitsubishi 484.017 1,0 468.811 1,0
Nissan 863.144 1,8 866.247 1,9
Peugeot 1.119.914 2,4 1.150.063 2,5
Renault 1.773.013 3,8 1.789.961 3,9
Saab 44.345 0,1 46.719 0,1
SEAT 1.154.612 2,5 1.075.540 2,3
Skoda 2.169.706 4,6 2.026.295 4,4
Ssangyong 17.000 0,0 15.128 0,0
Subaru 123.887 0,3 123.783 0,3
Suzuki 502.393 1,1 487.199 1,0
Toyota 1.302.395 2,8 1.300.250 2,8
Volvo 489.040 1,0 475.602 1,0
Total VDIK-Members 16.186.925 34,4 15.757.839 33,9
Other manufacturers 808.253 1,7 828.342 1,8
Total amount 47.095.784 100,0 46.474.594 100,0

Source: Federal Motor Transport Authority

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