Published: 6 February 2012
In January 2012 a total of 20,289 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 15,864 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 0.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In January the number of new passenger cars registered was 14,263, which was 3.4 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 41.3 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.
First registrations of passenger cars
The most common passenger car makes first registered in January 2012 were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford. The most common passenger car models were Nissan Qashqai, Toyota Avensis, Skoda Octavia, Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen Golf.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2012. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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