In February, sales of passenger cars increased in Finland after the fall of the previous month.
The number of new passenger cars registered across the country was 8,271, which was 2.3% up from the the same month one year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 15.2%.
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.
However, the result for February 2020 is not good when taking into account the total number of new motor vehicles registered: 13,002, of which 9,615 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 1.1% from the corresponding month of the previous year.Source: Statistics Finland.
The accumulated result of the first two months is also negative. In the January to February period of 2020 a total of 29,340 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 6.9%.
The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to February period was 19,072, which is 3.8% down from the year before.
The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to February period were Toyota, Skoda and Volkswagen.