Change of ownership of passenger cars in Germany 1955-2019

This statistic shows the number of cars changing ownership in Germany between 1955 and 2019. During this period the year with the highest number of previously registered cars getting a new owner was 1995 when there were nearly 7.5 million cases of such re-registrations. In 2019, About 7.2 million cars were registered by a new owner.

Number of passenger cars changing ownership in Germany in selected years from 1955 to 2019

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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

1955 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Ownership change considers the transfer of possession of already registered cars from one person to another. The numbers between 1955 to 2014 can be retrieved. hier eingesehen werden.

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