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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, October

Published: 4 February 2010

In January 2010 the number of new passenger cars registered was 12,346

In January 2010 a total of 17,456 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 13,576 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 0.2 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In January the number of new passenger cars registered was 12,346, which was 6.7 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 43.4 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

The most common passenger car makes first registered in January were Volkswagen, Toyota and Ford. The most common passenger car models were Volkswagen  Golf, Skoda  Octavia, Toyota  Avensis and Nissan  Qashqai.

First registrations of passenger cars

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2010. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Last updated 4.2.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. January 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2010/01/merek_2010_01_2010-02-04_tie_001_en.html