D he year 2019 is now two months old and the automotive long-running hits are still in the top new registration ranks of the respective manufacturers. One or two changes at the top or at the bottom of the KBA's registration statistics can still be made out. A prominent example in February is the 5 Series BMW, which has taken the 1 Series away from the sun in the BMW family. In the same group, the Z4 fell behind the last i8 in February.
At Dacia, the Duster was able to push itself in front of the Sandero. The Mustang from Ford enjoyed more new registrations in February than the Edge, which now carries the red lantern. The Hyundai, which has only been registered six times, is currently at the end of its manufacturer list with the i40. The number 1,700 for the South Koreans is also exciting, as both the i20 and the i30 share this registration number.
Corsa replaces the Astra at the top of Opel
Jaguar presents a new one the F-Type in last place. Meanwhile, Jeep has seen a change in leadership. Here the Compass could overtake the Renegade. At Lexus, the ES replaces the last RC of the previous month. The same applies to the Quattroporte, which was relegated to last place by the Ghibli. One big name replaces another big name at the top at Opel. The Corsa was able to pass the Astra with a gap of 1,678 new registrations.
The French manufacturer Peugeot had to watch the free fall of the Ion from 70 to three new registrations in February. In Zuffenhausen, the Cayman - and no longer the Cayenne - is currently lagging behind the in-house series. The Captur overtook the Twingo at Renault and is now in first place. And also onAt the bottom of the French hit list, there was a change: The Koleos is now in last place behind the Espace.
VW Golf remains No. 1 with 16,066 new registrations
A curiosity at Seat. The Seat Tarraco was able to increase its new registrations tenfold, but it is still last with 495 units. Also in last place is the new Rapid at Skoda. Ssangyong celebrates a new front runner, the Rexton (59 new registrations). His distance to the second: five new registrations. Permanent first XV has been replaced by the Forester at Subaru this month. The first of all brands is and remains the VW Golf with 16,066 new registrations in February 2019.
Note: The registration statistics are the official information from the Federal Motor Transport Authority in Flensburg. The division into the respective classes is carried out by the manufacturer using a key number. The statistics can also show models that are not available on the German market or that are no longer being built. This peculiarity can occur with the KBA statistics if e.g. foreign vehicles are registered in Germany for the first time or vehicles have a new ID number. received.