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Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda, the favorite cars in Finland in 2018

Registration of motor vehicles fall by 29.5% in December

Photo: Jessica Furtney
Photo: Jessica Furtney
Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda, the favorite cars in Finland in 2018

In December 2018 a total of 10,735 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 7,607 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 29.5 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year, according to the latest numbers published by Statistics Finland.

In December the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,159, which was 23.7 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 27.6 per cent.

Registration passenger cars

Source: Statistics Finland

These figures are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data 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.

The favourite cars for Finns

In the January to December period of 2018 a total of 191,803 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 0.6 per cent.

The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to December period was 120,499, which is 1.6 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to December period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.

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