New car registrations in May Movement at the top

Movement at the top

In a few months, the new Opel Corsa comes on the market. The current generation is but just good move - because of the small car has made it into the charts admission up to the top. But he was not the only new leader.

Opel leads in May with two models to the car registration statistics in Germany. According to the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA ), the Corsa was the best-selling models in the small car and the Opel Mokka at the SUV. Otherwise, continue to the Volkswagen Group dominates in six of 13 segments.

Most approvals from the Minis had the VW Up, in the compact class succeeded in the class again the Primus Golf, the Passat in the middle class. Also in the terrain class led VW in May with the Tiguan segment on. The VW Touran managed in the large-capacity vans to the top, the Caddy at the Utilities.

Changes occurred in the upper middle class. There, the BMW 5 Series replaced the Mercedes E-Class from on top. The Stuttgart also lead to the S-Class still in the upper class, the E-Class sports cars and with the B-Class at the mini-vans to the respective segment.

A total of 274 804 passenger cars were registered in May. This means an increase of 5.2 percent over the same month last year. According to figures of the KBA sales rose by 3.4 percent year to date compared to the same period in 2013.