D the new year begins as the old one ended - with the VW Golf at the top of the registration statistics. In the following places, too, the new car registration statistics are strongly VW-colored. Second place in January went to the Passat, followed by Tiguan and Polo.
A lot of VW and then a Mercedes
The first non-VW is the Mercedes C-Class in 5th place. This is followed by the Opel Astra and the strongly advanced BMW X1. The top 10 are completed by the Audi A4, the VW Touran and the Skoda Octavia. The latter also marks the import bestseller. In January, the Mini came in 19th place as the best Briton, while the Nissan Qashqai in 27th place was the best-placed Japanese. The first Spaniard is in the Seat Leon in 29th place on the list. Italy speaks for the first time in 34th place with the Fiat 500. Also in the top 50 is the Romanian Dacia Sandero in 38th place. Korea intervenes in 40th place with the Hyundai i30. The first of two French riders in the top 50 is the Renault Clio in 42nd place.
Note: The registration statistics are the official data 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.