Germany Auto Sector reported in March flat domestic sales.

Germany Auto Sector BMW-X1-2016

Germany Auto Sector reported in March flat domestic sales. Audi is growing in double-digit balancing the difficulties of Volkswagen. Hyundai reported double-digit lost while Jaguar and Ssangyong fast increased.

According to data released by the V.D.A. (Verband der Automobilindustrie) and the V.D.I.K. (Association of International Motor Vehicles Manufacturers), in March the car passenger’s sales have been 322.913 flat from the previous year. During the first quarter 2016, total car sales had been 791.424, up 4.5%.

Volkswagen confirmed the difficulties shown since October losing again 6.3% with 63.014 sales. However, the first quarter lsot was only 3.9% showing a strong ability on controlling the crisis followed to the emission scandal.

Audi was again in second place with 30.121 units (+9.8%) recovering the sales lost by Volkswagen and keeping the gap over the third, Mercedes, which reported a -1% in March with 27.411 units.

In fourth place BMW with 26.206 sales (+8.1%) followed by Ford with 23.526 (+3.5%), Opel with 23.331 (+1.2%), Skoda with 18.946 (+5.3%), Renault with 10.998 (+9.6%) and Hyundai with at 9.880 (-10.1%).

Fast movers had been Jaguar (+57%) and SsangYong (+98.9%).

As far as the ranking by manufacturer, Volkswagen led in the quarter with 39.1% of market share ahead of Mercedes Daimler with 9.8% and BMW with 9.1%

As far as the models ranking, the Volkswagen Golf was sold in 25.539 units (-4.9%) and was followed by the Volkswagen Passat with 7.883 sales (-9.0%) and the Audi A3 with 6.734 (+6.7%).

Strong increase were reported for the BMW Series 2, 5th with +79%, the Volkswagen Touareg (+326%) and the BMW X1 (+96%)

To see the best-selling cars ranking, you can read the dedicated report with the top 100 models ranking and data.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Mar Rank Q1 Brand Mar Q1 Mar Var Q1 Var Mar% Q1%
1 1 Volkswagen 63.014 162.417 -6,3% -3,9% 19,6% 20,6%
2 2 Audi 30.121 75.253 9,8% 14,7% 9,4% 9,5%
3 3 Mercedes 27.411 69.954 -1,0% 6,2% 8,5% 8,9%
4 4 BMW 26.206 62.860 8,1% 6,7% 8,1% 8,0%
5 6 Ford 23.526 56.312 3,5% 11,3% 7,3% 7,1%
6 5 Opel 23.331 59.034 1,2% 14,4% 7,2% 7,5%
7 7 Skoda 18.946 43.507 5,3% 3,3% 5,9% 5,5%
8 8 Renault 10.998 24.784 9,6% 7,3% 3,4% 3,1%
9 9 Hyundai 9.880 22.741 -10,1% 0,4% 3,1% 2,9%
10 10 Seat 9.671 21.238 6,5% -1,2% 3,0% 2,7%
11 11 Nissan 8.135 19.432 16,3% 6,7% 2,5% 2,5%
12 13 Fiat 7.258 16.041 -12,9% -4,1% 2,3% 2,0%
13 12 Mazda 6.975 16.685 -1,7% 9,0% 2,2% 2,1%
14 14 Toyota 6.554 15.492 -11,8% -0,3% 2,0% 2,0%
15 16 Peugeot 5.229 12.628 -10,5% -2,9% 1,6% 1,6%
16 15 Kia 4.971 12.866 -2,6% 3,3% 1,5% 1,6%
17 17 Citroen 4.314 11.326 -15,0% 1,5% 1,3% 1,4%
18 24 Suzuki 3.903 7.861 -26,0% -16,6% 1,2% 1,0%
19 21 Volvo 3.826 8.680 10,6% 13,9% 1,2% 1,1%
20 18 Dacia 3.818 10.388 -5,9% -2,7% 1,2% 1,3%
21 20 Mini 3.778 8.830 10,0% 1,1% 1,2% 1,1%
22 19 Mitsubishi 3.538 9.597 23,4% 28,5% 1,1% 1,2%
23 22 Honda 3.282 8.473 12,6% 41,0% 1,0% 1,1%
24 23 Smart 3.095 7.978 -19,5% -14,9% 1,0% 1,0%
25 25 Porsche 2.676 6.827 -11,9% -3,9% 0,8% 0,9%
26 26 Land Rover 2.139 5.919 21,5% 36,6% 0,7% 0,7%
27 27 Jeep 1.145 3.042 -14,7% -10,0% 0,4% 0,4%
28 28 Subaru 971 2.115 3,5% 13,6% 0,3% 0,3%
29 29 Jaguar 790 1.626 57,1% 69,0% 0,2% 0,2%
30 30 DS 492 1.268 2,5% -13,7% 0,2% 0,2%
31 32 SsangYong 350 720 98,9% 86,0% 0,1% 0,1%
32 31 Alfa Romeo 328 747 0,3% -0,8% 0,1% 0,1%
33 34 Tesla 267 397 26,5% 35,0% 0,1% 0,1%
34 33 Lexus 233 496 41,2% 21,0% 0,1% 0,1%
35 37 Maserati 184 333 50,8% 41,7% 0,1% 0,0%
36 35 Lada 147 355 27,8% 18,3% 0,0% 0,0%
37 36 Infiniti 121 343 51,3% 55,2% 0,0% 0,0%
38 40 Chevrolet 98 171 50,8% 27,6% 0,0% 0,0%
39 38 Iveco 97 189 26,0% 43,2% 0,0% 0,0%
40 39 Ferrari 77 179 -7,2% 20,9% 0,0% 0,0%
41 41 Bentley 62 170 19,2% 80,9% 0,0% 0,0%
42 42 Alpina 54 112 -30,8% -15,2% 0,0% 0,0%
43 43 Aston Martin 42 79 35,5% 8,2% 0,0% 0,0%
44 44 Cadillac 31 69 416,7% 97,1% 0,0% 0,0%
45 45 Lamborghini 17 51 -26,1% -8,9% 0,0% 0,0%
46 46 Lotus 16 39 33,3% 56,0% 0,0% 0,0%
47 48 Morgan 12 20 9,1% -13,0% 0,0% 0,0%
48 47 Rolls-Royce 8 35 60,0% 191,7% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Mar Rank Q1 Group Mar Q1 Mar Var Q1 Var Mar% Q1%
1 1 Volkswagen 187521 382463.88 0.42539952324775 0.18792802060388 0.3630764524336 0.37960780501778
2 2 Mercedes Daimler 57917 107926.24 0.75327545287223 0.36135400978322 0.11213836794597 0.10712029347771
3 4 Ford 47052 81924.368 0.95384065975135 0.51702240970013 0.091101653894261 0.081312592221647
4 3 General Motors 46791 83628.408 0.97595459497808 0.56866599889705 0.090596308071205 0.083003907187292
5 5 Renault-Nissan 46170 80602.636 1.0014565505761 0.42446745039269 0.089393933526694 0.080000730345065
6 6 BMW 30046 71837 0.082426687801715 0.059996163550781 0.05817479156905 0.07130055232683
7 7 Hyundai-Kia 24731 45594.532 0.53138816302773 0.29269911654967 0.047883936973114 0.04525405173773
8 8 PSA 19578 37683.196 0.47245077540952 0.24119563642113 0.037906745301833 0.037401794176263
9 9 FCA 16444 29365.492 0.19002474996743 0.10852498622153 0.031838723043382 0.029146203195416
10 10 Toyota 13341 22542 0.75678166973927 0.41320293398533 0.025830722702613 0.022373666085045

Rank Mar Rank Q1 Model Mar Q1 Mar Var Q1 Var Mar% Q1%
1 1 Volkswagen Golf 25.539 61.238 -4,8% -7,4% 8,4% 8,2%
2 2 Volkswagen Passat 7.883 21.437 -9,0% -7,2% 2,6% 2,9%
3 4 Audi A3 6.734 16.472 6,7% 6,3% 2,2% 2,2%
4 8 Skoda Octavia 6.349 14.964 22,7% 12,3% 2,1% 2,0%
5 9 BMW 2 Series 6.202 13.558 79,7% 60,2% 2,0% 1,8%
6 3 Volkswagen Polo 6.131 17.750 -8,7% 0,5% 2,0% 2,4%
7 5 Opel Astra 5.937 15.857 20,7% 45,9% 2,0% 2,1%
8 6 Mercedes C Class 5.827 15.565 -8,2% -3,4% 1,9% 2,1%
9 10 Audi A4 5.811 12.855 13,7% 3,0% 1,9% 1,7%
10 13 Ford Focus 5.777 11.834 5,5% 0,5% 1,9% 1,6%
11 7 Volkswagen Tiguan 5.547 15.034 8,7% 10,3% 1,8% 2,0%
12 14 Seat Leon 5.180 11.056 27,8% 14,2% 1,7% 1,5%
13 11 Opel Corsa 5.114 12.848 -19,3% -5,3% 1,7% 1,7%
14 17 Skoda Fabia 4.806 10.700 11,7% 12,8% 1,6% 1,4%
15 16 Audi A6 4.733 10.996 14,5% 10,7% 1,6% 1,5%
16 19 Ford Fiesta 4.168 9.700 -24,1% -10,4% 1,4% 1,3%
17 12 Volkswagen Touran 4.145 11.936 -9,8% -0,4% 1,4% 1,6%
17 36 Volkswagen Touareg 4.145 5.596 326,0% 110,9% 1,4% 0,8%
18 15 BMW 3 Series 4.028 11.019 -21,3% -4,1% 1,3% 1,5%
19 18 BMW 1 Series 3.973 9.737 -4,1% -9,1% 1,3% 1,3%
20 21 Mini 3.778 8.830 10,0% 1,1% 1,2% 1,2%
21 20 Volkswagen Up! 3.364 8.989 -19,0% -13,6% 1,1% 1,2%
22 24 Mercedes E Class 3.358 7.802 -10,8% -8,8% 1,1% 1,0%
23 22 Ford Kuga 3.325 7.959 14,8% 16,5% 1,1% 1,1%
24 28 Nissan Qashqai 3.198 7.397 29,7% 8,9% 1,1% 1,0%
25 25 Mercedes A Class 3.079 7.699 0,7% 5,9% 1,0% 1,0%
26 30 Mercedes B Class 2.990 6.949 -10,3% -22,4% 1,0% 0,9%
27 29 Opel Mokka 2.933 7.336 -4,8% -3,4% 1,0% 1,0%
28 26 BMW 5 Series 2.892 7.408 -13,8% -13,6% 1,0% 1,0%
29 27 Audi A1 2.889 7.405 33,3% 26,3% 1,0% 1,0%
30 23 Audi Q3 2.807 7.947 9,4% 28,8% 0,9% 1,1%
31 31 BMW X1 2.692 6.202 96,6% 72,9% 0,9% 0,8%
32 33 Hyundai Tucson 2.403 6.039 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,8% 0,8%
33 40 Audi Q5 2.365 5.364 5,1% 6,8% 0,8% 0,7%
34 39 Renault Clio 2.328 5.498 -10,0% 3,9% 0,8% 0,7%
35 32 Mercedes GLC 2.292 6.103 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,8% 0,8%
36 47 Hyundai i10 2.283 4.828 -15,2% -6,5% 0,8% 0,6%
37 42 Smart Fortwo 2.278 5.284 -3,7% -13,5% 0,7% 0,7%
38 43 Hyundai i30 2.252 5.087 5,3% 2,2% 0,7% 0,7%
39 44 Seat Ibiza 2.238 5.060 -7,0% -10,8% 0,7% 0,7%
40 48 BMW 4 Series 2.114 4.827 -19,9% -10,1% 0,7% 0,6%

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