Germany Cars Market in April 2016 shaken by a remarkable increase.

Germany Cars Market in April 2016 Volkswagen-Golf_GTI_2016

Germany Cars Market in April 2016 shaken by a remarkable increase. The market leader Volkswagen confirmed the positive trend dominating the models ranking with Golf, Passat and Polo.

Market Outlook

Germany likely continued on a fairly steady growth track in the first quarter of the year, with growth mainly driven by domestic demand. April’s drop in the unemployment rate, the ECB’s loose monetary policy stance and the rise in consumer confidence in May bode well for private consumption.

Meantime, according to data released by the V.D.A. (Verband der Automobilindustrie) and the V.D.I.K. (Association of International Motor Vehicles Manufacturers), the Germany Cars Market in April has shaken the flat situation of the previous month with a good performance selling 315.921 cars passenger, up 8.4%.

During the first four months of the year, total car sales had been 1.107.345, up 5.6% compared to the same period of 2015.

Competitive Arena

In April 2016 the market leader was again Volkswagen with 64.577 sales  (+3.1%) and 20.4% of market share ahead of Mercedes with 30.075 (+22.0%) and Audi with 29.770 (+10.0%).

In fourth place BMW with 23.329 sales (+6.0%) followed by Ford with 22.976 (+5.6%), Opel with 22.559 (+6.7%), Skoda with 16.613 (+5.4%), Renault with 11.775 (-0.4%) and Hyundai with at 9.554 (+6.2%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, Volkswagen led in ranking with 38.9% of market share ahead of Mercedes Daimler with 10.7% and BMW with 8.8%

As far as the models ranking, the Volkswagen Golf was sold in 24.927 units (-5.5%) and was followed by the Volkswagen Passat with 8.328 sales (-4.7%) and the Volkswagen Polo with 6.883 (+5.7%). Strong increase were reported for the Opel Astra with +34.6% and the BMW 2 Series with +58.1%.

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 Apr Rank 2016 Brand Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr Var YTD Var Apr % YTD %
1 1 Volkswagen 64.577 226.994 3,1% -2,0% 20,4% 20,5%
2 3 Mercedes 30.075 100.029 22,0% 10,5% 9,5% 9,0%
3 2 Audi 29.770 105.023 10,0% 13,3% 9,4% 9,5%
4 4 BMW 23.329 86.189 6,0% 6,5% 7,4% 7,8%
5 6 Ford 22.976 79.288 5,6% 9,6% 7,3% 7,2%
6 5 Opel 22.559 81.593 6,7% 12,2% 7,1% 7,4%
7 7 Skoda 16.613 60.120 5,4% 3,9% 5,3% 5,4%
8 8 Renault 11.775 36.559 -0,4% 4,7% 3,7% 3,3%
9 9 Hyundai 9.554 32.295 6,2% 2,1% 3,0% 2,9%
10 12 Fiat 8.491 24.532 19,4% 2,9% 2,7% 2,2%
11 10 Seat 7.862 29.100 -1,8% -1,4% 2,5% 2,6%
12 11 Nissan 5.972 25.404 0,8% 5,2% 1,9% 2,3%
13 13 Toyota 5.915 21.407 10,4% 2,4% 1,9% 1,9%
14 15 Kia 5.742 18.608 20,1% 8,0% 1,8% 1,7%
15 16 Peugeot 5.717 18.345 7,9% 0,3% 1,8% 1,7%
16 17 Citroen 4.950 16.276 21,5% 6,8% 1,6% 1,5%
17 20 Mini 4.397 13.227 25,4% 8,0% 1,4% 1,2%
18 14 Mazda 4.370 21.055 34,3% 13,4% 1,4% 1,9%
19 18 Dacia 4.340 14.728 -3,8% -3,0% 1,4% 1,3%
20 22 Smart 3.780 11.758 9,3% -8,4% 1,2% 1,1%
21 21 Volvo 3.756 12.436 21,5% 16,1% 1,2% 1,1%
22 19 Mitsubishi 3.753 13.350 9,7% 22,6% 1,2% 1,2%
23 24 Porsche 3.630 10.457 22,4% 3,8% 1,1% 0,9%
24 23 Honda 2.197 10.670 90,1% 48,9% 0,7% 1,0%
25 25 Suzuki 2.162 10.023 -18,7% -17,1% 0,7% 0,9%
26 26 Land Rover 2.075 7.994 29,1% 34,6% 0,7% 0,7%
27 27 Jeep 1.048 4.090 -11,9% -10,5% 0,3% 0,4%
28 29 Jaguar 861 2.487 125,4% 85,0% 0,3% 0,2%
29 31 OTHERS 662 1.631 -30,9% -45,2% 0,2% 0,1%
30 28 Subaru 624 2.739 -8,6% 7,6% 0,2% 0,2%
31 30 DS 453 1.721 -11,2% -13,1% 0,1% 0,2%
32 32 SsangYong 352 1.072 80,5% 84,2% 0,1% 0,1%
33 35 Infiniti 331 674 180,5% 98,8% 0,1% 0,1%
34 33 Alfa Romeo 241 988 14,2% 2,5% 0,1% 0,1%
35 34 Lexus 184 680 17,2% 19,9% 0,1% 0,1%
36 36 Lada 134 489 19,6% 18,7% 0,0% 0,0%
37 38 Maserati 115 448 -24,3% 15,8% 0,0% 0,0%
38 39 Ferrari 103 282 41,1% 27,6% 0,0% 0,0%
39 40 Bentley 101 271 98,0% 86,9% 0,0% 0,0%
40 37 Tesla 86 483 0,0% 27,1% 0,0% 0,0%
41 41 Iveco 72 261 16,1% 34,5% 0,0% 0,0%
42 42 Chevrolet 68 239 -23,6% 7,2% 0,0% 0,0%
43 43 Alpina 57 169 23,9% -5,1% 0,0% 0,0%
44 45 Cadillac 24 93 242,9% 121,4% 0,0% 0,0%
45 44 Aston Martin 23 102 -28,1% -2,9% 0,0% 0,0%
46 46 Lamborghini 19 70 -26,9% -14,6% 0,0% 0,0%
47 47 Lotus 10 49 -44,4% 14,0% 0,0% 0,0%
48 48 Rolls-Royce 9 44 -35,7% 69,2% 0,0% 0,0%
49 49 Morgan 7 27 -50,0% -27,0% 0,0% 0,0%
Rank Apr Rank 2016 Group Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr Var YTD Var Apr % YTD %
1 1 Volkswagen 122.572 432.035 5,2% 2,4% 38,9% 39,1%
2 2 Mercedes Daimler 33.855 111.787 20,5% 8,2% 10,7% 10,1%
3 3 BMW 27.792 99.629 8,6% 6,7% 8,8% 9,0%
4 5 Ford 22.976 79.288 5,6% 9,6% 7,3% 7,2%
5 4 General Motors 22.651 81.925 6,6% 12,2% 7,2% 7,4%
6 6 Renault-Nissan 22.552 77.854 0,3% 3,8% 7,2% 7,0%
7 7 Hyundai-Kia 15.296 50.903 11,0% 4,1% 4,9% 4,6%
8 8 PSA 11.120 36.342 12,5% 2,3% 3,5% 3,3%
9 9 FCA 10.070 30.601 12,4% -0,1% 3,2% 2,8%
10 10 Toyota 6.099 22.087 10,5% 2,9% 1,9% 2,0%
Rank Apr Rank YTD Model Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr Var YTD Var Apr % YTD %
1 1 Volkswagen Golf 24.927 86.165 -5,5% -0,7% 8,4% 8,3%
2 2 Volkswagen Passat 8.328 29.765 -4,7% 2,3% 2,8% 2,9%
3 3 Volkswagen Polo 6.883 24.633 5,7% 22,0% 2,3% 2,4%
4 4 Audi A3 6.511 22.983 4,1% -0,8% 2,2% 2,2%
5 9 Audi A4 6.345 19.200 14,4% 47,6% 2,1% 1,8%
6 5 Mercedes C Class 5.973 21.538 1,6% 17,5% 2,0% 2,1%
7 10 Opel Corsa 5.672 18.520 -1,0% 10,6% 1,9% 1,8%
8 6 Opel Astra 5.522 21.379 34,6% 10,1% 1,9% 2,1%
9 12 Ford Focus 5.436 17.270 -0,6% -2,9% 1,8% 1,7%
10 22 Mercedes E Class 4.963 12.765 10,9% 68,0% 1,7% 1,2%
11 7 Skoda Octavia 4.918 19.882 14,8% 23,4% 1,7% 1,9%
12 13 Volkswagen Touran 4.814 16.750 2,3% 9,7% 1,6% 1,6%
13 15 Skoda Fabia 4.585 15.285 11,4% 8,4% 1,6% 1,5%
14 20 Mini 4.397 13.227 8,0% 25,4% 1,5% 1,3%
15 11 BMW 2 Series 4.393 17.951 58,1% 52,0% 1,5% 1,7%
16 14 Audi A6 4.392 15.388 4,8% -7,6% 1,5% 1,5%
17 8 Volkswagen Tiguan 4.292 19.326 3,2% -15,7% 1,5% 1,9%
18 18 BMW 1 Series 3.942 13.679 -2,1% 20,9% 1,3% 1,3%
19 16 Seat Leon 3.937 14.993 11,2% 3,5% 1,3% 1,4%
20 21 Volkswagen Up! 3.917 12.906 -3,7% 30,7% 1,3% 1,2%
21 17 BMW 3 Series 3.872 14.891 -5,5% -9,4% 1,3% 1,4%
22 19 Ford Fiesta 3.665 13.365 -13,5% -20,8% 1,2% 1,3%
23 25 Mercedes B Class 3.579 10.528 -16,8% -3,2% 1,2% 1,0%
24 24 Mercedes A Class 3.105 10.804 5,5% 4,5% 1,1% 1,0%
25 26 BMW 5 Series 3.057 10.465 -12,4% -9,4% 1,0% 1,0%
26 23 Ford Kuga 2.969 10.928 12,0% 1,6% 1,0% 1,0%
27 28 Opel Mokka 2.921 10.257 -0,1% 9,1% 1,0% 1,0%
28 35 Smart Fortwo 2.790 8.074 -3,8% 22,0% 0,9% 0,8%
29 29 Audi A1 2.744 10.149 26,8% 28,1% 0,9% 1,0%
30 34 Renault Clio 2.667 8.165 0,4% -6,1% 0,9% 0,8%
31 27 Audi Q3 2.514 10.461 22,2% 5,2% 0,9% 1,0%
32 31 BMW X1 2.485 8.687 70,1% 63,5% 0,8% 0,8%
33 32 Hyundai Tucson 2.474 8.513 0,8% 0,8%
34 38 Audi Q5 2.467 7.831 7,9% 10,3% 0,8% 0,8%
35 30 Nissan Qashqai 2.466 9.863 6,8% 0,9% 0,8% 0,9%
36 37 Skoda Superb 2.317 7.837 62,8% 56,6% 0,8% 0,8%
37 33 Mercedes GLC 2.225 8.328 0,8% 0,8%
38 43 Opel Insignia 2.187 7.070 4,1% 13,1% 0,7% 0,7%
39 50 Kia Sportage 2.136 6.325 48,9% 95,8% 0,7% 0,6%
40 42 Hyundai i30 2.123 7.210 -1,3% -8,8% 0,7% 0,7%

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