Published: 4 October 2019

In September 2019 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,436

In September 2019 a total of 13,645 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,693 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 13.5 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In September the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,436, which was 29.1 per cent up from the year before. The number of first registrations was lowered towards the end of last year by the new WLTP measuring method for emissions introduced at the beginning of September 2018. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 16.3 per cent. These data are based on the Traffic Affairs Register of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) 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 September period of 2019 a total of 146,956 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 4.1 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to September period was 87,929, which is 10.0 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to September period were Toyota, Skoda and Volkswagen.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2019. Statistics Finland, Traficom

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Updated 4.10.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. September 2019. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2019/09/merek_2019_09_2019-10-04_tie_001_en.html