Finland Auto Sales in first half 2016 roars with a double-figure up.

Finland Auto Sales in first half 2016

Finland Auto Sales in first half roars with a double-figure up. Volkswagen was again ahead of Toyota despite the phenomenal performance scored by the Japanese in June. Opel Astra and Toyota Auris starring.

Market Outlook

According to preliminary data released by Statistics Finland on 3 June, the Finnish economy expanded a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in Q1 2016 over the previous quarter, which represented a slight improvement from Q4’s revised 0.5% expansion (previously reported: +0.1% quarter-on-quarter). In annual terms, GDP registered a 1.2% rise in Q1 (Q4: +1.3% year-on-year).

Meantime, the Finnish cars industry continued to gain ground, recording in June the 12th year on year improvement in a row.

Indeed, as released by the Autotuojat, the local Association of Car Manufacturers, in June the new cars sold had been 10.581 (+17.9%), following the +15.0 and +15.4% reported respectively for April and May.

Year to date sales had been 65.265, up 14.3% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Competitive Arena

This market is characterized by the battle for leadership between the two biggest brand in the World.

In June, Volkswagen confirmed the leadership with 1.313 sales (-7.0%) and 12.4% of market share, while the rival Toyota has registered 1.253 cars (+52.1%).

In third place Skoda with 942 (+20.8%) followed by Ford with 921 (+31.4%), Opel with 672 (+49.3%), Kia with 587 (+31.9%), Mercedes with 546 (+27.6%) and Nissan with 526 (-16.0%).

At group level, the leader was again Volkswagen with 28.7% of market share followed by Toyota with 12.1% and Renault-Nissan with 9.6%.

The best-selling model was again the Skoda Octavia with 504 sales (+8.6%) followed by the Volkswagen Golf with 468 (-12.4%), the Opel Astra in third place with 383 (+192.4%) and the Toyota Auris with 375 sales (303.2%).

The Nissan Qashqai was fourth with 352 (-10.7%) ahead of the Toyota Avensis with 343 (+115.7%) and the Ford Focus with 322 (+30.9%).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank JuneRank H1 2016BrandSales JuneSales H1 2016Var JuneVar H1 2016Share JuneShare H1 2016
11Volkswagen1.3137.135-7,0%3,3%12,4%11,0%
22Toyota1.2537.01852,1%19,6%11,8%10,9%
33Skoda9426.27220,8%16,0%8,9%9,7%
44Ford9215.26431,4%21,0%8,7%8,1%
58Opel6723.73849,3%40,0%6,4%5,8%
67Kia5873.93531,9%20,2%5,5%6,1%
710Mercedes5463.08227,6%15,2%5,2%4,8%
86Nissan5263.976-16,0%-2,2%5,0%6,1%
95Volvo5154.092-14,5%1,6%4,9%6,3%
109Audi5113.3825,4%7,8%4,8%5,2%
1111BMW4942.91920,5%5,8%4,7%4,5%
1212Honda3892.378208,7%71,4%3,7%3,7%
1313Renault3571.53775,9%50,2%3,4%2,4%
1416Seat2561.28488,2%38,4%2,4%2,0%
1515Peugeot2241.382-16,7%-12,7%2,1%2,1%
1614Hyundai1661.46618,6%18,3%1,6%2,3%
1718Citroen1631.02810,1%-1,2%1,5%1,6%
1817Mazda1461.120-5,8%41,2%1,4%1,7%
1921Dacia13261571,4%11,8%1,2%1,0%
2019Mitsubishi98739-27,9%-27,2%0,9%1,1%
2122Subaru86589-32,3%-4,1%0,8%0,9%
2220Suzuki6263577,1%65,4%0,6%1,0%
2324Fiat60143900,0%240,5%0,6%0,2%
2426Jaguar26115550,0%219,4%0,2%0,2%
2525Lexus2514231,6%6,0%0,2%0,2%
2628SsangYong2290144,4%143,2%0,2%0,1%
2627Mini22103120,0%0,0%0,2%0,2%
2623Land Rover22203-15,4%57,4%0,2%0,3%
2730Tesla124950,0%-10,9%0,1%0,1%
2829Porsche1075-16,7%-37,5%0,1%0,1%
2931Jeep645-33,3%50,0%0,1%0,1%
2932Smart6410,0%64,0%0,1%0,1%
3034Maserati424100,0%300,0%0,0%0,0%
3133Alfa Romeo340-62,5%29,0%0,0%0,1%
3235Lancia2120,0%100,0%0,0%0,0%
3336Cadillac16-50,0%-25,0%0,0%0,0%
3337Bentley15-50,0%-50,0%0,0%0,0%

Rank JuneRank H1 2016GroupSales JuneSales H1 2016Var JuneVar H1 2016Share JuneShare H1 2016
11Volkswagen3.03318.1537,3%10,0%28,7%27,9%
22Toyota1.2787.16051,6%19,3%12,1%11,0%
33Renault-Nissan1.0156.12812,0%8,7%9,6%9,4%
45Ford9215.26431,4%21,0%8,7%8,1%
54Hyundai-Kia7535.40128,7%19,6%7,1%8,3%
67General Motors6733.74448,9%39,8%6,4%5,8%
78Mercedes Daimler5523.12327,2%15,6%5,2%4,8%
89BMW5163.02222,9%5,6%4,9%4,6%
96Geely Group5154.092-14,5%1,6%4,9%6,3%
1011Honda3892.378208,7%71,4%3,7%3,7%

Rank JuneRank H1 2016ModelSales JuneSales H1 2016Var JuneVar H1 2016Share JuneShare H1 2016
11Skoda Octavia5043.0758,6%-9,3%5,0%5,1%
23Volkswagen Golf4682.231-12,4%-2,7%4,7%3,7%
36Opel Astra3831.917192,4%194,9%3,8%3,2%
45Toyota Auris3752.036303,2%20,1%3,7%3,4%
52Nissan Qashqai3522.414-10,7%2,8%3,5%4,0%
67Toyota Avensis3431.875115,7%46,3%3,4%3,1%
74Ford Focus3222.03930,9%57,9%3,2%3,4%
88Toyota Yaris3201.858-11,1%18,8%3,2%3,1%
912Ford Fiesta3121.34166,0%13,2%3,1%2,2%
109Volkswagen Passat2681.713-19,3%-7,6%2,7%2,8%
1111Audi A42311.35897,4%91,8%2,3%2,2%
1210Kia Rio1961.40931,5%27,3%1,9%2,3%
1319Honda Civic191889260,4%33,5%1,9%1,5%
1427Seat Leon184670169,3%63,4%1,8%1,1%
1514Volkswagen Polo1801.05836,4%33,1%1,8%1,7%
1632Renault Clio17864836,9%20,2%1,8%1,1%
1713Skoda Superb1691.203113,7%153,5%1,7%2,0%
1815Kia Cee’d1611.05180,9%20,8%1,6%1,7%
1917Volvo V401599350,0%-10,4%1,6%1,5%
2034BMW 3 Series146628-0,7%-27,1%1,5%1,0%
2021Mercedes C Class14684749,0%1,6%1,5%1,4%
2118Ford Mondeo134914-16,8%-18,5%1,3%1,5%
2220Skoda Fabia132864-20,0%27,2%1,3%1,4%
2223BMW 5 Series13279422,2%5,9%1,3%1,3%
2316Volvo V6011497926,7%21,5%1,1%1,6%
2433Opel Corsa113646-25,2%-5,7%1,1%1,1%
2529volkswagen Golf Sportsvan1106600,0%0,0%1,1%1,1%
2625Volvo XC60107748-4,5%-15,3%1,1%1,2%
2722Mitsubishi ASX927990,0%12,5%0,9%1,3%
2824Audi A391760-21,6%-25,3%0,9%1,3%
2938Audi A6845040,0%0,0%0,8%0,8%
3039Peugeot 308824940,0%0,0%0,8%0,8%

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