Germany best selling cars 2016. The top 100

Germany best selling cars

Germany best selling cars 2016 ranking celebrates the 42nd year of Volkswagen Golf leadership with the top 27 models made in Germany or produced by a German Company.

The German domestic new car passenger’s market kept in the 2016 the positive while moderate trend.

Th ranking of best-selling model was, as tradition, the feud of local producers with the top 27 models made by a German brand or by a local plant (as in case of Ford) or by a brand owned by a German group (like, Mini, Skoda or Seat). The first model breaking the domination is the Nissan Qashqai ranking in 28th place with 28.496 units sold.

On top of the list, again after forty-two years, the Volkswagen Golf albeit a decline of 12.9% with 235.935 sales, near one-fourth of global Golf sales and almost the triple of the second model in the market, the Volkswagen Passat sold in 80.900 units (-17.1%) and the third, the Volkswagen Polo with 72.017 (+3.1%).

In fourth place the Mercedes C Class with 66.898 sales (-1.0%) followed by the last generation of the Opel Astra, up 3 spots, with 65.163 (+16.2%), the Volkswagen Tiguan with 63.979 (+8.5%) and the new Audi A4 with 61.507 (+17.2%), up 3 spots.

In eight place the Skoda Octavia with 58.683 (+1.3%) followed by the Audi A3 with 57.176 units (-1.2%) and in 10th place by the Opel Corsa with 55.191 (+4.6%).

Ford was again out of the top 10, with Focus and Fiesta ranking respectively 14th and 19th.

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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 2016Rank 2015BestSales 2016Sales 2015Variation 2016
11Volkswagen Golf240.061270.952-11,4%
22Volkswagen Passat77.23197.586-20,9%
33Volkswagen Polo75.01969.8677,4%
44Mercedes C Class68.61867.5491,6%
58Opel Astra65.10856.07916,1%
65Volkswagen Tiguan61.21158.9783,8%
710Audi A460.84952.49315,9%
86Skoda Octavia57.83057.907-0,1%
97Audi A357.59057.858-0,5%
109Opel Corsa55.26152.7414,8%
1121Volkswagen Touran53.68937.09844,7%
1217BMW 2 Series50.38642.91617,4%
1311Ford Focus48.26351.677-6,6%
1414Skoda Fabia47.47045.0185,4%
1512BMW 1 Series46.73446.3400,9%
1618Seat Leon46.45042.12510,3%
1715BMW 3 Series44.47244.637-0,4%
1913Ford Fiesta43.50245.424-4,2%
2016Audi A641.89144.095-5,0%
2122Mercedes E Class40.68436.14912,5%
2220Volkswagen Up!37.61438.877-3,2%
2325Mercedes A Class35.82232.6589,7%
2427Ford Kuga34.75728.52921,8%
2523Mercedes B Class32.30135.112-8,0%
2626Opel Mokka31.44231.0371,3%
2724BMW 5 Series30.27433.108-8,6%
2828Nissan Qashqai28.54127.5293,7%
2955BMW X127.78916.40669,4%
3032Audi Q326.98224.11011,9%
3198Mercedes GLC26.2467.526248,7%
3239Audi Q525.79921.37920,7%
3331Audi A125.50024.6753,3%
34141Hyundai Tucson24.8654.200492,0%
3537Renault Clio24.42422.4069,0%
3658Skoda Superb23.97115.54954,2%
3736Hyundai i1023.72822.8683,8%
3834Smart Fortwo23.68123.4930,8%
3942Mercedes CLA22.94821.0928,8%
4033Opel Adam22.78723.590-3,4%
4129Hyundai i3022.17127.161-18,4%
4230Seat Ibiza21.16425.093-15,7%
4338Ford C-max20.95122.086-5,1%
4449Audi A520.59117.66416,6%
4556Renault Captur20.34716.30324,8%
4635Skoda Yeti20.26223.140-12,4%
4741Renault Twingo19.95621.143-5,6%
4843Opel Insignia19.86020.325-2,3%
4959Hyundai i2019.73915.41628,0%
5045Ford Mondeo18.23220.045-9,0%
5162Renault Mégane18.20014.69523,9%
5244BMW 4 Series18.18320.298-10,4%
5373Kia Sportage17.97212.75240,9%
5448Skoda Rapid17.75417.869-0,6%
5554Dacia Sandero17.61516.4936,8%
5647Toyota Yaris17.58818.257-3,7%
5751Mercedes GLA17.21217.1500,4%
5864Toyota Auris17.20614.50818,6%
5950Fiat 500L16.80017.255-2,6%
6052Mazda CX-516.69117.056-2,1%
6153Fiat 50016.61816.653-0,2%
62125Ford S-max15.6035.473185,1%
6368Opel Zafira15.30113.73611,4%
6461Peugeot 30814.71414.739-0,2%
6572volkswagen Beetle14.39212.77912,6%
6666Dacia Duster14.39214.0712,3%
6763Opel Meriva14.37614.647-1,9%
6882Peugeot 200814.36210.64734,9%
69127Mercedes GLE14.1175.397161,6%
7067Volvo XC6014.09414.0380,4%
7171Skoda Citigo13.96613.1366,3%
72109Mazda CX-313.9516.768106,1%
7360BMW X313.91514.862-6,4%
7474Peugeot 20813.65712.6298,1%
7546Volkswagen Sharan13.32518.368-27,5%
76105Renault Kadjar13.3086.97890,7%
7776Seat Alhambra12.89611.8488,8%
78120Mercedes ML Class12.8475.785122,1%
7981Nissan Micra12.12910.65213,9%
8069Mitsubishi Space Star11.86113.466-11,9%
8175Kia Cee’d11.76812.010-2,0%
8289Audi Q711.6008.40238,1%
8477Toyota Aygo11.39211.827-3,7%
8579Volkswagen Touareg11.27211.0472,0%
8665Smart Forfour11.20214.314-21,7%
8757Renault Scénic10.69916.116-33,6%
8883Citroen C410.63610.6030,3%
8978Mitsubishi ASX10.24911.133-7,9%
9097Opel Karl10.0667.75129,9%
91123Suzuki Vitara9.9245.66275,3%
92117Ford Ecosport9.7235.92764,0%
9385Ford B-Max9.65210.480-7,9%
9486Seat Mii9.45810.445-9,4%
9580BMW X59.44310.685-11,6%
9790Nissan Juke8.7948.3705,1%
98114Toyota RAV48.7046.18940,6%
99100Fiat Panda8.2217.33712,0%
10093Porsche Macan8.2178.0562,0%