Monthly car registrations in Finland 2017-2018

The registration numbers of new passenger cars showed monthly fluctuations in 2017 and 2018. The most popular month for registering new cars was January in both years, whereas the slowest month of the whole period was December 2017. Overall, the registration amount in 2018 was slightly higher than in 2017; however, fluctuations in the figures could be seen in recent years.

Registrations of new diesel-fueled passenger cars dropping in Finland

The annual figures of registrations of new diesel-fueled passenger cars showed a decreasing trend of late, whereas an opposite trend could be seen for fuel types such as petrol, electricity, natural gas, and petrol/electric hybrid. The increase of electric passenger cars could also be seen in the registration numbers of cars from the American electric automotive manufacturer Tesla Motors, which was also the most popular electric passenger car brand on the road in Finland.

Toyota in the lead in new passenger car registrations in 2018

Other popular passenger cars in the country in the year 2018 included brands such as Toyota, Volkswagen, and Škoda. Toyota, a Japanese automotive manufacturer, sold roughly 15 thousand cars in that year, proving itself as the leading passenger car brand in the country.

Number of new passenger cars registered in Finland per month from January 2017 to August 2018

Number of car registrations
Aug '1812,004
Jul '189,583
Jun '1811,660
May '1812,487
Apr '1811,047
Mar '1811,723
Feb '189,109
Jan '1813,584
Dec '178,069
Nov '179,670
Oct '178,752
Sep '179,118
Aug '179,672
Jul '178,855
Jun '1710,868
May '1711,058
Apr '179,399
Mar '1711,214
Feb '179,168
Jan '1712,744
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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

Finland

Survey time period

January 2017 to August 2018

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