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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, November

Published: 4 March 2016

In February 2016 the number of new passenger cars registered was 9,656

In February 2016 a total of 13,725 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 10,914 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 13.4 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In February the number of new passenger cars registered was 9,656, which was 20.9 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 35.3 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

First registrations of passenger cars

In the January to February period of 2016 a total of 29,853 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 12.1 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to February period was 21,450, which is 17.5 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to February period were Volkswagen, Skoda and Toyota.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2016. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Updated 04.03.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. February 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2019].
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