Tuesday October 26, 2021

New car registration drops by 22.4% in Sep

Published : 06 Oct 2021, 23:37

  DF Report

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A total of 12,548 new motor vehicles were registered in September this year, of which 7,867 were automobiles, according to Statistics Finland.

First registrations decreased by 13.8 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year.

The number of new passenger cars registered in September was 6,534, which was 22.4 per cent down from the year before.

The share of new electric passenger cars was 11.2 per cent and plug-in hybrid electric cars 18.9 per cent.

A total of 1,968 new electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars were registered, which was 1.3 per cent down from the year before.

The numbers are, however, exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

In the January to September period of 2021 a total of 142,077 vehicles were first registered.

Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 7.9 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to September period was 78,662, which is 7.2 per cent up from the year before.

The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to September period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.