Published: 8 April 2021

In March 2021 the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,428

In March 2021 a total of 18,215 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 12,244 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 14.8 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In March the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,428, which was 13.3 per cent up from the year before. The share of new electric passenger cars was 7.6 per cent and plug-in hybrid electric cars 21.1 per cent. A total of 2,988 new electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars were registered, which was 68.0 per cent up from the year before. 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 March period of 2021 a total of 47,225 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 4.5 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to March period was 27,978, which is 1.0 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to March period were Toyota, Skoda and Volkswagen.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2021. Statistics Finland, Traficom

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Updated 8.4.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. March 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.4.2021].
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