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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, August

Published: 6 April 2009

In March 2009 the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,724

In March 2009 a total of18,709 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 12,655 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 10.0 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In March the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,724 which was 14.7 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 45.2 per cent.These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Vehicle Administration and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

In the January to March period of 2009 a total of 47,837 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 29.9 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to March period was 29,462, which is 36.1 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to March were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.

First registrations of passenger cars

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2009. Statistics Finland, Finnish Vehicle Administration

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Last updated 6.4.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. March 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2009/03/merek_2009_03_2009-04-06_tie_001_en.html