Registration of Used Vehicles

Registrations of used motor vehicles 2021

In 2021, 1 096 177 used motor vehicles were registered for circulation, up 4.5% from 2020. Used passenger car registrations also increased by 3.6% to 871 065. Used registrations of petrol passenger cars (including flex-fuel, 322 032, share: 37.0%, +0.8%) and diesel passenger cars (505 668, share: 58.1%, +1.0%) increased only slightly, while registrations of used passenger cars with alternative drive systems (43 365, share: 5.0%, +106.6%) doubled. In 2021, 12 305 used BEV passenger cars were registered (+107.3%; 1.4% share of total used passenger car registrations).

The share of used passenger car registrations by legal entities, companies and local authorities was 10.0% in 2021, while private vehicle owners accounted for 90.0%. 46.5% of all new BEV car registrations were accounted for by legal entities, companies and local authorities, and 53.5% by private vehicle owners.

Looking at the TOP 10 passenger car makes in the used car market, VW was again in first place with 180 775 registrations (+3.1%) and a share of 20.2%, ahead of Audi (share: 9.9%, +3,8%) and BMW (share 9.0%, +9.5%). Registrations of used passenger cars of other top 10 makes such as Seat (+8.2%), Skoda (+6.1%), Mercedes (+5.8%) and Ford (+2.3%) recorded increases compared the previous year. Makes like Opel (-3.7%), Renault (-1.3%) and Peugeot (-1.0%) decreased.

Compared to the respective monthly results of 2021, more used passenger cars were registered in March (+131.7%), April (+58.3%), February (+6.2%), November (+3.2%) and May (+2.1%). In January (-19.5%), July (-12.5%), October (-10.8%), September (-10.1%), June and December (each -7.0%) as well as August (-6.8%) the number of used registrations decreased.

Registrations of used vehicles January to December 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 1995 to 2021


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