The mini-segment grew disproportionately with almost twice as many approvals. So the Fiat P anda to get the crown in this discipline - 59,114 new registrations speak for themselves. You will find all the detailed results for the ten vehicle segments on the following sub-pages.
But it wasn't just the minis that really went off in 2009, the small car segment also set a record with 65.7 percent more registrations. The winner here: the VW Polo , which took first place with 109,005 new registrations - just before the Opel Corsa and the Skoda Fabia .
The Golf class lives up to its name
However, the larger the vehicles, the smaller the increase in new registrations. The compact class, traditionally with the largest share of registrations with 28.5 percent, posted an increase of 31.1 percent in 2009. Last year, too, the 'Golf' class lived up to its name. 366,230 new registrations go to the account of the VW Golf and the VW Jetta . More than 260,000 fewer new registrations fall into second place, the Opel Astra .
The losers in the 2009 registration statistics include the upper middle class (minus 15.9 percent) and the upper class with minus 17.9 percent. They dominate here Mercedes E-Class or the 7er BMW . The biggest losers in 2009, however, are the sports cars. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) recorded 26 percent fewer new registrations in this vehicle segment, which is still just under from porsche /'> Porsche 911 is listed.
Mercedes, BMW, Audi and Porsche in decline in 2009
The year 2009 is entirely under the star of Volkswagen. The Wolfburgers were able to expand their position in the registration statistics by 30.9 percent and now dominate the market with a share of 21.2 percent. The sales of Mercedes, BMW, Audi are falling and Porsche. Opel and Ford were able to increase in 2009 (31, 1 percent or 33.7 percent).
The other facts about the registration year 2009:
Average CO2 emissions: 154.2 g /km (minus 10.6 g /km)
Share of the Euro 5 standard: 29.8 percent
Share of diesel: 30.7 percent
Share of commercial use: 37.3 percent