Germany best selling cars ranking in 2018 was dominated for the 43rd year by the Volkswagen Golf with a wide gap over Tiguan, Polo and Passat. The new entry Volkswagen T-Roc ranks 25th, while the Mini gains the 9th position.
In the 2018, the car passenger’s market is moderately negative. Indeed, according to data released by the V.D.A. and the V.D.I.K. the market fell down 0.2%, closing the year with 3.433.843 units sold. The market has been largely affected by the deadline of September 1st for introduction of WLTP emission standard, moving up and down the registrations data in single Q3 months. In fact, the positive pre-WLTP period was followed huge falls in September and October.
As far as model ranking, the story to tell starts from second place as the throne is reserved, as in the previous 42 years, for the Volkswagen Golf. Sales in the 2018 had a wide gap over all other models, as Golf was sold in 211.512 units (-7.3%).
In second place the Volkswagen Tiguan with 74.749 sales (+4.6%) followed by the Volkswagen Polo with 70.488 (+14.8%).
In fourth place the Volkswagen Passat with 70.007 (-3.3%) ahead of the Mercedes C Class with 62.784 (-6.4%), the Skoda Octavia with 58.444 (-1.2%) and the Audi A4 with 53.340 (-10.3%).
In eight place the Mercedes E Class with 51.175 units (-2.6%) followed by the Mini with 50.494 (+9.3%) and in 10th place the Ford Focus with 49.279 (+8.6%).
Tables with sales figures
In the tables below we report sales for top 100 Models.