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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, October

Published: 7 May 2018

In April 2018 the number of new passenger cars registered was 11,044

In April 2018 a total of 18,329 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 12,840 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 12.5 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In April the number of new passenger cars registered was 11,044, which was 17.5 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 24.5 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 April period of 2018 a total of 68,399 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 2.8 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to April period was 45,459, which is 6.9 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to April 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 7.5.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. April 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2018/04/merek_2018_04_2018-05-07_tie_001_en.html