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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2020, October

Published: 7 May 2020

First registrations of passenger cars decreased by 38,6 per cent in April 2020

In April 2020 a total of 13,043 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 7,244 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 26.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In April the number of new passenger cars registered was 5,981, which was 38.6 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 17.2 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 April period of 2020 a total of 58,243 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 10.1 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to April period was 34,252, which is 11.8 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to April period were Toyota, Skoda and Volkswagen.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2020. Statistics Finland, Traficom

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Updated 7.5.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. April 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.11.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2020/04/merek_2020_04_2020-05-07_tie_001_en.html