Registration of Used Vehicles

Registrations of used motor vehicles 2020

Registrations of used vehicles down slightly, commercial vehicles and two-wheelers positive

In 2020, 1 049 345 used motor vehicles were registered, 1.7% less than in 2019. Used passenger car registrations, which have a share of 80,2% of all used motor vehicle registrations, were 3.5% lower than in the previous year at 841 196. Registrations of used petrol passenger cars (including flex-fuel, share: 38.0%, 319 623 units) and diesel passenger cars (share: 59.5%, 500 579 units) recorded decreases of 3.8% and 4.9%, respectively. Registrations of used electric cars (share: 0.7%, 5 936 units) grew by 44.5%. In the used commercial vehicle market, increases were observed for lorries (+5.4%) and tractors used for agriculture and forestry (+7.3%). Articulated lorries recorded declines of 5.5%. In addition, 8.7% more used campers were registered than in 2019. As with new registrations, used two-wheelers also had increases (+7.3%), with motorcycles up 8.2% and scooters up 5.5%.

Looking at the TOP 10 passenger car brands in the used car market, VW was again in first place with 175 264 registrations (-4.2%) and a share of 20.8%, ahead of Audi (share: 9.8%, -1.7%) and BMW (share 8.5%, +1.2%). Registrations of used passenger cars of other top 10 brands such as Opel (-10.4%), Ford (-5.0%), Peugeot (-4.9%), Renault (-3.7%) and Seat (-1.1%) decreased. Skoda (+3.7%) and Mercedes (+0.4%) recorded increases compared to the previous year.

Compared to the respective monthly results of 2019, more used cars were registered in June (+26.8%), September (+15.3%), July (+8.8%), August (+6.2%), January (+3.7%), December (+3.5%) and February (+0.1%). In March (-48.7%), April (-39.1%), November (-6.7%), May (-3.2%) and October (--2.1%) the number of used registrations decreased.

Registrations of used vehicles January to March 2021
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2020
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2019
Registrations of used vehicles January to Dezember 2018
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2017
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2016
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2015
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2014
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2013
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2012
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2011
Registrations of used vehicles January to December 2010
Registrations of used vehicles 1994 to 2020


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