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Published: 6 July 2020

First registrations of new passenger cars decreased by 23.9 per cent in June 2020

In June 2020 a total of 16,205 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,146 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 11.0 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In June the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,023, which was 23.9 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 16.7 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 June period of 2020 a total of 87,570 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 14.4 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to June period was 47,385, which is 21.4 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to June period were Toyota, Skoda and Volkswagen.

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

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Updated 6.7.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. June 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.4.2024].
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