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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, September

Published: 6 April 2018

In March 2018 the number of new passenger cars registered was 11,721

In March 2018 a total of 17,270 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 13,566 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 4.9 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In March the number of new passenger cars registered was 11,721, which was 4.5 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 23.5 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 March period of 2018 a total of 50,064 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 0.4 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to March period was 34,413, which is 3.9 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to March period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2018. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Tables

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Updated 6.4.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. March 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2018/03/merek_2018_03_2018-04-06_tie_001_en.html