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    Annual figures

    Automobile Production

    Figures on national and international automobile production

    Figures on national and international automobile production

    1. World automobile production of German manufacturers

      2019 2020*) Veränd. in %
    Passenger Cars      
    Total 16.043.355 13.326.336 -16,9
    Mini 309.850 121.829 -60,7
    Small 1.590.859 1.021.085 -35,8
    Compact 4.549.916 3.533.359 -22,3
    Medium 2.109.614 1.755.379 -16,8
    Upper Medium 1.025.297 933.780 -8,9
    Luxury 233.844 185.594 -20,6
    Off-Road / SUV 5.522.860 5.262.835 -4,7
    Sports Car 117.482 111.845 -4,8
    Mini Van 118.222 51.130 -56,8
    Large Van 150.999 108.720 -28,0
    Utilities 295.669 223.219 -24,5
    Other 18.743 17.561 -6,3

    Domestic production

    Total 4.663.749 3.515.488 -24,6
    Mini 24.889 - -
    Small 254.274 140.266 -44,9
    Compact 1.280.737 1.035.526 -19,1
    Medium 936.369 639.986 -31,7
    Upper Medium 521.714 404.523 -22,5
    Luxury 224.009 177.256 -20,9
    Off-Road / SUV 1.041.585 861.144 -17,3
    Sports Car 76.446 89.078 16,5
    Mini Van 117.622 51.128 -56,5
    Large Van 87.269 46.106 -47,2
    Utilities 81.474 55.450 -31,9
    Other 17.361 15.065 -13,2

    Production abroad

    Total 11.379.606 9.810.848 -13,8
    Mini 284.961 121.829 -57,2
    Small 1.336.585 880.859 -34,1
    Compact 3.269.179 2.497.833 -23,6
    Medium 1.173.245 1.115.393 -4,9
    Upper Medium 503.583 529.257 5,1
    Luxury 9.835 8.338 -15,2
    Off-Road / SUV 4.481.275 4.401.691 -1,8
    Sports Car 41.036 22.767 -44,5
    Mini Van 800 2 -99,7
    Large Van 63.730 62.614 -1,8
    Utilities 214.195 167.769 -21,7
    Other 1.382 2.496 80,6

    Commercial vehicles*)**)

    CV up to 6t GVW Domestic production

    283.567             

    227.082 -19,9

    *) The figures for Commercial vehicles over 6t GVW is not published

    **) The figures for productioin abroad of CV over 6 t GVW is not published

    Source: VDA

    2. Domestic production of passenger cars by German manufacturers

    Year Total number Change in %
    1957 1.040.188 14,2
    1958 1.306.854 25,6
    1959 1.503.424 15,0
    1960 1.816.779 20,8
    1961 1.903.975 4,8
    1962 2.109.166 10,8
    1963 2.414.107 14,5
    1964 2.650.183 9,8
    1965 2.733.732 3,2
    1966 2.830.050 3,5
    1967 2.295.714 -18,9
    1968 2.862.186 24,7
    1969 3.312.539 15,7
    1970 3.527.864 6,5
    1971 3.696.779 4,8
    1972 3.521.540 -4,7
    1973 3.649.880 3,6
    1974 2.839.596 -22,2
    1975 2.907.819 2,4
    1976 3.546.900 22,0
    1977 3.790.544 6,9
    1978 3.890.176 2,6
    1979 3.932.556 1,1
    1980 3.520.934 -10,5
    1981 3.577.807 1,6
    1982 3.761.436 5,1
    1983 3.877.641 3,1
    1984 3.790.164 -2,3
    1985 4.166.686 9,9
    1986 4.310.828 3,5
    1987 4.373.629 1,5
    1988 4.346.283 -0,6
    1989 4.563.673 5,0
    1990 4.660.657 2,1
    1991 4.676.666 0,3
    1992 4.863.721 4,0
    1993 3.794.491 -22,0
    1994 4.093.685 7,9
    1995 4.360.235 6,5
    1996 4.539.583 4,1
    1997 4.678.022 3,0
    1998 5.348.115 14,3
    1999 5.309.524 -0,7
    2000 5.131.918 -3,3
    2001 5.301.189 3,3
    2002 5.123.238 -3,4
    2003 5.145.403 0,4
    2004 5.192.101 0,9
    2005 5.350.187 3,0
    2006 5.398.508 0,9
    2007 5.709.139 5,8
    2008 5.532.030 -3,1
    2009 4.964.523 -10,3
    2010 5.552.409 11,8
    2011 5.871.918 5,8
    2012 5.388.459 -3,7
    2013 5.439.904 1,0
    2014 5.604.026 3,0
    2015 5.708.138 1,9
    2016 5.746.808 0,7
    2017 5.645.584 -1,8
    2018 5.120.409 -9,3
    2019 4.663.749 -8,9
    2020 3.515.488 -24,6

    3. Global Overviews

    3.1. World Automobile Production Passenger cars
      2019 2020*) Change in %
    Europe 18.345.353 14.079.545 -23,3
    EU 27, EFTA & UK 15.839.104 11.963.163 -24,5
    of which:      
    Germany 4.663.749 3.515.488 -24,6
    France 1.665.900 927.600 -44,3
    Spain 2.247.610 1.802.805 -19,8
    United Kingdom 1.303.135 920.928 -29,3
    America **) 19.314.148 15.094.237 -21,8
    of which: Brazil 2.803.841 1.904.717 -32,1
    NAFTA**) 16.195.520 12.932.333 -20,1
    of which: USA 10.527.301 8.569.412 -18,6
    Mexico 3.774.945 3.001.017 -20,5
    Asia 38.980.848 34.200.998 -12,3
    of which:      
    China 20.987.815 19.606.017 -6,6
    Japan 8.328.756 6.960.411 -16,4
    India 3.629.008 2.810.086 -22,6
    South Korea 3.612.562 3.211.702 -11,1
    Rest of the world 2.454.755 2.625.993 7,0
    Total 79.095.104 66.000.773 -16,6

    *) partially provisional or estimated figures

    **) incl. Light Trucks

    First publication: 06.05.2008

    Last modified: 19.4.2021