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Published: 4 March 2022

In February 2022 the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,303

In February 2022 a total of 11,403 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 7,480 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 17.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In February the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,303, which was 22.9 per cent down from the year before. The share of new electric passenger cars was 12.5 per cent and plug-in hybrid electric cars 21.6 per cent. A total of 2,145 new electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars were registered, which was 1.9 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 February period of 2022 a total of 25,339 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 12.7 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to February period was 14,187, which is 19.2 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to February period were Toyota, Volvo and Kia.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2022. Statistics Finland, Traficom

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Updated 4.3.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. February 2022. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2022/02/merek_2022_02_2022-03-04_tie_001_en.html