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Germany March 2024: Mitsubishi (+225.4%), Citroen (+91.8%) shoot up, VW Golf distant leader

The Citroen C3/Aircross breaks into the German Top 10 in March.

263,368 new cars joined German roads in March, a disappointing -6.4% year-on-year drop. However the Q1 volume manages to stay in positive at +4.1% to 694,309 units. Volkswagen (-3.4%) fares better than the market albeit in negative to 18.3% share. Mercedes (-22.8%) follows in great difficulty ahead of a stable BMW (+0.6%). Audi (-37.9%) freefalls but climbs back up to #4 above Skoda (+1.8%). Seat (+32.4%) and Toyota (+30%) are the only additional gainers in the Top 10 and manage the largest upticks. Indeed Ford (-7.8%), Hyundai (-3.2%) and Opel (-2.7%) all recede. Further down, Citroen (+91.8%) lodges a stellar performance and is up to #11 vs. #21 over the Full Year 2023, with Mitsubishi (+225.4%), Honda (+72.5%), Volvo (+36.9%) and Porsche (+14.8%) also making themselves noticed. Tesla implodes -55.4% to #23.

In the models ranking, Volkswagen spectacularly monopolises the Top 4 with a resurgent Golf (+60.2%) the faraway leader, distancing the T-Roc (-12.2%), Tiguan (-15.4%) and Passat (+15.7%). The Skoda Octavia (-9.1%) is the best of the rest at #5. Another outstanding month for the Opel Astra (+117.7%) at #6, a ranking it also holds year-to-date. The Citroen C3/C3 Aircross (+655.7%) breaks into the Top 10 for the first time at #8, with the Seat Leon (+72.5%) also in great shape at #10. Notice also the Mitsubishi Space Star up 119.6% to #26 and the Mitsubishi ASX up 581.5% to #39.

Previous month: Germany February 2024: VW Golf, Passat, Opel Astra shine in soft market

One year ago: Germany March 2023: VW T-Roc signs third ever win, market up 16.6%

Full March 2024 Top 62 All brands and Top 333 models below.

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