Annual figures

    New registrations

    Detailed itemized figures for new vehicle registrations according to automobile and brand

    Detailed itemized figures for new vehicle registrations according to automobile and brand

    Ownership transfers

    2022 2023 Change in %
    Passenger cars 5.641.516 6.030.874 7
    Commercial vehicles 407.561 425.027 4
    Trucks 369.701 388.496 5
    Buses 5.212 5.140 -1
    Semitrailer tractors 16.273 15.290 -6
    Others 16.375 16.101 -2
    Total 6.049.077 6.455.901 7
    Trailers 419.617 414.785 -1
    Semitrailers 22.725 19.468 -14
    Caravans 78.915 79.287 0

    1. New registrations

    2020

    2021*) Change in %
    Passenger cars 2,917,678 2,622,132 -10
    Holders
    private  1,082,899 906,588 -16
    commercial 1,834,779 1,715,544 -6
    Automotive trade 503,120 466,289 -7
    Owners 286,697 269,778 -6
    Automotive construction 222,973 192,841 -14
    Other business 821,989 786,636 -4
    By fuel type
    Gasoline 1,361,723 972,588 -29
    Diesel 819,896 524,446 -36
    Liquid gas 6,544 10,118 55
    Natural gas 7,159 3,916 -45
    Hybrid (without plug-in hybrid) 327,395 429,139 31
    Plug-In-Hybrid 200,469 325,449 62
    BEV 194,163 355,961 83
    Fuel cell 311 464 49
    Other 18 51 183
    Commercial vehicles 349,071 351,187 1
    Trucks 295,166 293,359 -1
    of which
    up to 6 t permissible total weight 263,843 261,760 -1
    up to 2 t permissible total weight 12,960 14,290 10
    over 2 t up to 6 t permissible total weight 250,883 247,470 -1
    over 6 t total permissible weight 31,323 31,599 1
    over 6 t to 16 t permissible total weight 13,230 12,416 -7
    over 16 t total permissible weight 18,003 19,183 7
    Buses 6,460 6,474 0
    Tractor units 25,946 29,698 14
    Other motor vehicles 21,499 21,656 1
    Motor vehicles total 3,266,749 2,973,319 -9
    Semi-trailers 29,736 32,265 9
    Caravans 28,685 24,369 -15

    Source:  Statistisches Bundesamt, KBA

    2. New registrations of passenger cars by brands

    2020 2021

    Change

    in %

    German corporate brands
    Audi 213,934 181,877 -15
    BMW 240,968 222,481 -8
    Ford 194,250 126,358 -35
    Mercedes 303,185 225,392 -26
    MINI 44,152 42,938 -3
    Opel 146,219 161,852 11
    Porsche 26,319 28,925 10
    Seat 116,360 108,726 -7
    Skoda 181,198 149,838 -17
    Smart 16,051 24,023 50
    Volkswagen 525,612 489,962 -7
    Other German corporate brands 9,293 12,977 40
    Total German corporate brands 2,017,541 1,775,349 -12
    Foreign brands
    French brands 283,312 243,861 -14
    Citroen 48,950 42,636 -13
    DS 2,773 2,069 -25
    Peugeot 55,401 52,660 -5
    Renault 125,318 105,944 -15
    Alpine 166 214 29
    Dacia 50,704 40,338 -20
    Japanese brands 244,401 216,249 -12
    Honda 11,696 7,906 -32
    Infiniti 81 - -
    Lexus 3,530 3,116 -12
    Mazda 44,346 38,107 -14
    Mitsubishi 44,985 36,939 -18
    Nissan 34,765 26,254 -24
    Subaru 5,407 4,671 -14
    Suzuki 22,415 27,366 22
    Toyota 77,176 71,890 -7
    Korean brands 171,062 174,005 2
    Hyundai 105,051 106,620 1
    Kia 64,296 68,839 2
    Ssangyong 1,715 1,546 -10
    Italian brands 95,222 88,971 -7
    Fiat 89,150 82,783 -7
    Alfa Romeo 3,246 2,991 -8
    Ferrari 1,223 1,551 27
    Maserati 633 716 13
    other foreign brands
    Jaguar 6,993 4,267 -39
    Jeep 15,687 13,503 -14
    Land Rover 12,984 11,657 -10
    Tesla 16,694 39,714 138
    Volvo 47,194 43,616 -8
    other brands 6,588 -15,3
    Foreign brands (excl. German corporate brands) 900,137 846,783 -6
    Total new registrations 2,917,678 2,622,132 -10
    Market shares
    German trust brands 69.1% 67.7%
    Foreign brands excl. German trust brands 30.9% 32.3%

    Source: KBA, VDA

    3. New registrations of passenger cars (incl. "M1" vehicles) in Germany (1957-2021)

    Year Total number Change in %
    1957 564,639 11.6
    1958 690,975 22.4
    1959 827,657 19.8
    1960 969,739 17.2
    1961 1,095,128 12.9
    1962 1,217,440 11.2
    1963 1,271,000 4.4
    1964 1,342,980 5.7
    1965 1,517,564 13.0
    1966 1,506,124 -0.8
    1967 1,356,655 -9.9
    1968 1,425,089 5.0
    1969 1,841,048 29.2
    1970 2,107,123 14.5
    1971 2,151,557 2.1
    1972 2,142,963 -0.4
    1973 2,031,001 -5.2
    1974 1,693,010 -16.6
    1975 2,106,048 24.4
    1976 2,312,067 9.8
    1977 2,561,278 10.8
    1978 2,663,754 4.0
    1979 2,623,399 -1.5
    1980 2,426,187 -7.5
    1981 2,330,335 -4.0
    1982 2,155,537 -7.5
    1983 2,426,774 12.6
    1984 2,393,939 -1.4
    1985 2,379,261 -0.6
    1986 2,829,438 18.9
    1987 2,915,654 3.0
    1988 2,807,939 -3.7
    1989 2,831,740 0.8
    1990 3,040,783 7.4
    1991 4,158,674 36.8
    1992 3,929,558 -5.5
    1993 3,194,204 -18.7
    1994 3,209,224 0.5
    1995 3,314,061 3.3
    1996 3,496,320 5.5
    1997 3,528,179 0.9
    1998 3,735,987 5.9
    1999 3,802,176 1.8
    2000 3,378,343 -11.1
    2001 3,341,718 -1.1
    2002 3,252,898 -2.7
    2003 3,236,938 -0.5
    2004 3,266,826 0.9
    2005 3,342.,122 1.6
    2006 3,467,961 3.8
    2007 3,148,163 -9.2
    2008 3,090,040 -1.8
    2009 3,807,175 23.2
    2010 2,916,260 -23.4
    2011 3,173,634 8.8
    2012 3,082,504 -2.9
    2013 2,952,431 -4.2
    2014 3,036,773 2.9
    2015 3,206,042 5.6
    2016 3,351,607 4.5
    2017 3,441,262 2.7
    2018 3,435,778 -0.2
    2019 3,607,258 5.0
    2020 2,917,678 -19.1
    2021 2,622,132 -10

    First publication: 06.05.2008

    Last modified: 5.7.2022

    4. New registrations worldwide passenger cars

    2021 2022*) Change in %
    Europe 14,106,700 12,605,074 -11
    EU, EFTA & UK 11,774,822 11,287,154 -4
    of which
    Germany 2,622,132 2,651,357 1
    France 1,659,003 1,529,035 -8
    UK 1,647,181 1,614,063 -2
    America**) 20,887,908 19,698,897 -6
    of which
    Brazil 1,977,110 1,960,462 -1
    USMCA 17,623,001 16,368,586 -7
    of which
    USA 14,946,973 13,762,252 -8
    Asia 31,243,119 34,115,468 9
    of which
    China 21,127,022 23,238,801 10
    India 3,082,421 3,792,380 23
    Japan 3,675,698 3,448,297 -6
    Rest of the world 5,154,020 5,282,065 2
    Total 71,391,747 71,701,504 0

    *) partly provisionally estimated

    **) incl. light trucks

    Source: VDA, ACEA, SIAM, Wards Intelligence, CAAM/Fourin, JAMA, ANFAVEA

    Last modified: 25.05.2023

    3.3 Commercial vehicles over 6 t permissible total weight

    2021 2022*) Change in %
    EU, EFTA & UK 320,453 336,237 5
    of which
    Germany 72,525 71,308 -2
    France 43,563 43,556 0
    UK 37,163 40,716 10
    America
    of which
    Brazil 122,093 119,089 -2
    USMCA**) 534,747 557,377 4
    of which
    USA 461,584 475,985 3
    Asia
    of which
    China 1,574,045 767,641 -51
    India 228,078 322,890 42
    World 3,409,136 2,720,490 -20

    *) partly provisionally estimated

    **) over 6.3 t permissible total weight

    Source: VDA, ACEA, SIAM, Wards Intelligence, CAAM/Fourin, ANFAVEA

    Last modified: 25.05.2023