Germany used car market

Germany used car market

Germany used car market


Japanese automobile industry is one of the popular automobile industries in the world. With Japanese vehicles comes extreme reliability, good quality and safety. Time and again, with various test, Japanese automakers have proven that they are better than other makers across the world. The result speaks itself for the hard work and determination poured by automobile manufacturers. And that’s why there are around millions of Japanese vehicles across the world. Not only new vehicles, even used automobile sector of the country is famous among masses across the world. Almost all countries import vehicles from Japan. Likewise, Germany a European nation import used vehicles from Japan.


Germany is located in west-central Europe that stretches from the Alps, across the North European Plain to the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The market for used vehicles in the country is on the rise. In the year 2010, 140 units of Japanese used vehicles were imported into Germany, which increases to 328 units in the year 2014. Every year sees growth and stability in the market segment. During vehicle importation, it is important for the importer to follow the country’s import rules and regulations. Importation of left-hand drive vehicles is permitted in Germany.


With buying a used vehicle, Germans get a bit of extra choice and better affordability. Buying a used vehicle gives more value to money as one gets a reliable and efficient vehicle at realistic prices. Since many years Nissan holds the dominance in the country, with Skyline, Coupe, Skyline GT-R, being some of the popularly sold models.



Population-79.82 million


Used vehicles imported statistics for last 5 years:

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
328 173 109 129 140




Popular car models:

Mercedes-Benz sl-class, Porsche 911, Nissan Skyline GT-R, Nissan Skyline, Mercedes-Benz E-class, Mercedes-Benz S-class, Toyota Aristo, Subaru Impreza WRX STI, Nissan Coupe


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