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Published: 5 February 2015

In January 2015 the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,267

In January 2015 a total of 14,513 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 11,478 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 18.8 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In January the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,267, which was 19.1 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 42.0 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

The most common passenger car makes first registered in January 2015 were Volkswagen, Skoda and Toyota. The most common passenger car models were Skoda Octavia, Nissan Qashqai, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Passat and BMW 5 series.

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2015. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Updated 5.2.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. January 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.12.2023].
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