Published: 4 October 2018

In September 2018 the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,528

In September 2018 a total of 12,012 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 8,091 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 18.7 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In September the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,528, which was 28.4 per cent down from the year before. The number of first registrations was affected by the new WLTP measuring method for emissions introduced at the beginning of September. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 26.0 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 September period of 2018 a total of 153,180 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 3.0 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to September period was 97,730, which is 6.1 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to September period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2018. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Tables

Tables in databases


Updated 4.10.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. September 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2018].
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