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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2021, April

Published: 4 March 2021

In February 2021 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,170

In February 2021 a total of 13,776 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,424 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 5.9 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In February the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,170, which was 1.2 per cent down from the year before. The share of new electric passenger cars was 4.4 per cent and plug-in hybrid electric cars 21.4 per cent. A total of 2,104 new electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars were registered, which was 57.2 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 2021 a total of 29,005 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 1.2 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to February period was 17,545, which is 8.0 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to February period were Toyota, Skoda and Volvo.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2021. Statistics Finland, Traficom

Inquiries: Nico Maunula 029 551 3526, Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

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Updated 4.3.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. February 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.5.2021].
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