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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2018, October

Published: 6 September 2018

In August 2018 the number of new passenger cars registered was 12,004

In August 2018 a total of 17,468 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 13,437 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 13.6 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In August the number of new passenger cars registered was 12,004, which was 24.1 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 20.7 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 August period of 2018 a total of 141,161 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 5.4 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to August period was 91,197, which is 9.9 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to August 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 6.9.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. August 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2018/08/merek_2018_08_2018-09-06_tie_001_en.html