This page is archived.

Data published after 5 April 2022 can be found on the renewed website.

Go to the new statistics page

Published: 4 February 2016

In January 2016 the number of new passenger cars registered was 11,788

In January 2016 a total of 16,122 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 13,251 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 11.1 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In January the number of new passenger cars registered was 11,788, which was 14.8 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 35.6 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 2016 were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda. The most common passenger car models were Skoda Octavia, Nissan Qashqai, Ford Focus, Volkswagen Golf and Toyota Auris.

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2016. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

Inquiries: Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, Kari Keränen 029 551 3208, Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219,

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Tables in databases

Pick the data you need into tables, view the data as graphs, or download the data for your use.

Updated 4.2.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. January 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.3.2024].
Access method: