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A total of 5,503 new passenger cars were registered in July 2022

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2022, July
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According to Statistics Finland, a total of 5,503 new passenger cars were registered in July 2022, which was 26 % fewer than one year earlier. In all, 10,317 new vehicles were registered in July. First registrations decreased by 24 % from the corresponding month of the previous year. The component shortage in the motor industry causes delays in the production of new cars.

The line chart shows the numbers of first registrations of passenger cars by driving power in 2019 to 2022. Registrations of petrol and diesel powered passenger cars are decreasing and registrations of electric cars are increasing.

Key points

  • In July 2022, a total of 5,503 new passenger cars were registered, which was 26 % fewer than one year earlier.
  • Of first-time registered passenger cars, 16 % were electric. The number of their registrations was 862, or 15 % higher than one year earlier.
  • Used imported passenger cars numbered 3,906, which was 7 % fewer than one year earlier.

Tables

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04.08.2022

First registrations of passenger cars by driving power and region

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Classifications used:
  • Vehicle class
  • Possessor
  • Driving power
  • Purpose of use
  • Region
Updated:
04.08.2022
Classifications used:
  • Region
  • Vehicle class
Updated:
04.08.2022
Classifications used:
  • Region
  • Vehicle class
Updated:
04.08.2022

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