2012 (Q3) Germany: Best Selling Car Models

VW Golf Series 1 to 7

The Volkswagen Golf remains Germany鈥檚 favorite car for the first nine months of 2012. It was followed by the VW Passat, Polo, and Mercedes C Class. Germany鈥檚 top-selling car model during the first three quarters of 2012 was, as seemingly forever, the VW Golf / Jetta. Volkswagen sold more Golfs in Germany between January and … Read more

2012 (Q3) Germany: Best-Selling Car Manufacturers and Brands

Yellow Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen remained the top-selling car brand in Germany during the first nine months of 2012. Mercedes was the second most popular car make followed by BMW and Audi. Volkswagen, despite slightly weaker sales, was again the best-selling car manufacturer in Germany from January to September 2012. VW was followed by Mercedes, BMW, and Audi. The … Read more

2012 (First Half) Best-Selling Cars in Germany by Model

VW Up! Study at the Geneva Auto Salon in 2012

The Volkswagen Golf easily remained the top-selling car model in Germany for the first half of 2012. The Passat and Polo gave VW a clean sweep of the three best-selling car models. The VW Golf (including Jetta) kept its traditional position as Germany鈥檚 favorite car model for the first half of 2012. The Golf was … Read more

2012 (First Half) Best-Selling Car Brands and Makes in Germany

Volkswagen CC Front

Volkswagen, followed by BMW-Mini and Mercedes, was the most popular car brands in Germany during the first six months of 2012. The German car market expanded slightly during the first half of 2012 with Volkswagen easily remaining the best-selling car brand. BMW-Mini, Mercedes, and Audi maintained their positions while Opel pushed Ford down to six … Read more

2011 – Germany’s Favorite Car Colors

Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster in Sepang Brown

Black, gray and white were the favorite colors for new cars registered in Germany. Brown showed the largest percentage increase. Black narrowly overtook gray in 2011 to become the most popular color for new cars registered in Germany. White cars are increasingly in fashion again while blue is less popular. More worryingly, brown overtook red … Read more

2011 Full Year Top Ten Best-Selling Hybrid Cars in Germany

Toyota Auris Hybrid - Best-Selling Hybrid Car in Germany in 2011

The Toyota Auris, Prius, and Lexus CT were the most popular hybrid vehicles with the highest number of new car registrations in Germany in 2011. In 2011, the German hybrid car market was again dominated by Japanese manufacturers Toyota, Lexus, and Honda. Top-selling hybrid cars were the Toyota Auris and Toyota Prius. Only three of … Read more

2012 First Quarter Best-Selling Car Brands and Manufacturers in Germany

During the first three months of 2012, the German new passenger vehicle market expanded by 1.3 percent. Volkswagen, BMW-Mini, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi were the strongest selling car brands. The German new car market expanded by 1.3% to 773,636 new passenger vehicle registrations during the first three months of 2012. This small, but significant growth when … Read more

2012 Number of Cars Registered in Germany by Make

Der neue Volkswagen CrossTouran

Volkswagen, followed by Opel and Mercedes-Benz are the top car manufacturers amongst the almost 43 million cars registered in Germany. Just less than 43 million passenger vehicles are registered in Germany at the beginning of 2012. Of these, just over a fifth were made by Volkswagen, 12% by Opel, and 9% by Mercedes-Benz. Nearly two-thirds … Read more

2011 Full Year Best-Selling Electric Cars in Germany in 2011

Red Opel Ampera

The most popular electric cars in Germany in 2011 were the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Opel Ampera, and Karabag 500E. Germany saw only 2,154 new electric vehicle registrations. In 2011, the best-selling electric cars in Germany were the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Opel Ampera, Karabg 500E, Peugeot iOn, and Citroen C-Zero. Although new electric passenger vehicle registrations in Germany … Read more

2011 Full Year Best-Selling Car Models in Germany

Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf was the most popular car model in Germany in 2011. The VW Passat and VW Polo were also at the top of the list of best-selling car models. In 2011, the Volkswagen Golf was for the twentieth consecutive year the most popular car model in Germany. It was followed by two further … Read more