Import of new private cars rises by 7.3% in Nov
08 Dec 2017, 02:02 ( 9 days ago) | updated: 08 Dec 2017, 08:53 ( 9 days ago)
The number of new private cars registered in November 2017 was 9,668, which was 7.3 per cent up from the corresponding month of the previous year, according to Statistics Finland.
The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 25.7 per cent of the total number of new cars registered.
In November 2017 a total of 15,195 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 11,390 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 12.7 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year
These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency.
The numbers, however, were exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.
In the January to November period of 2017, a total of 177,770 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 2.8 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to November period was 110,512, which is 0.3 per cent down from the year before.
The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to November period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.