Finland Vehicles market in May 2016 posted the 11th positive sign in a row.

Finland Vehicles market in May 2016

Finland vehicles market in May 2016 posted the 11th positive sign in a row. Volkswagen reclaimed the leadership, surpassing the rival Toyota. Volkswagen Golf jumped in second place after Skoda Octavia.

Market Outlook

A gradual economic recovery is taking hold in Finland. The economy returned to weak growth last year after three years in recession. 2015’s timid rebound came on the back of resilient private consumption and slow growth in exports, while state spending and fixed investment contracted

As released by the Autotuojat, the local Association of Car Manufacturers, in April new cars sold had been 11.085 (+15.0%) and in May 10.338 (+13.4%). Year to date sales had been 54.504, up 13.3%.

Competitive Arena

This market is characterized by the battle for leadership between the two biggest brand in the World. In May, Volkswagen reclaimed the leadership with 1.133 sales (-7.2%) and 11.0% of market share, while the rival Toyota has registered 1.128 cars (+32.4%).

In third place Skoda with 1.063 (+13.3%) followed by Ford with 850 (+4.7%), Kia with 757 (+30.1%), Opel with 596 (+24.9%), Volvo with 524 (-10.7%) and Nissan with 511 (+21.7%).

At group level, the leader was again Volkswagen with 27.7% of market share followed by Toyota with 10.8% and Renault-Nissan with 9.4%.

The best-selling model was again the Skoda Octavia with 538 sales (-0.4%) followed by the Volkswagen Golf with 399 (-4.8%) and, together in third place, the Nissan Qashqai and the Kia Rio with 352 sales respectively up 51.7% and 77.8%.

The Ford Focus was fourth with 341 (+35.3%) ahead of the Opel Astra with 297 (+126.7%) and the Toyota Auris with 277 (-9.5%).

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 MayRank 2016BrandSales MaySales 2016Var MayVar 2016Share MayShare 2016
11Volkswagen1.1335.821-7,2%6,0%11,0%10,7%
22Toyota1.1285.76532,4%14,3%10,9%10,6%
33Skoda1.0635.33013,3%15,1%10,3%9,8%
44Ford8504.3434,7%19,1%8,2%8,0%
57Kia7573.34830,1%18,3%7,3%6,1%
68Opel5963.06624,9%38,1%5,8%5,6%
75Volvo5243.577-10,7%4,4%5,1%6,6%
86Nissan5113.45021,7%0,3%4,9%6,3%
99Audi5052.87114,3%8,2%4,9%5,3%
1010Mercedes4602.5364,3%12,8%4,4%4,7%
1111BMW4302.42524,3%3,2%4,2%4,4%
1214Renault3611.18063,3%43,9%3,5%2,2%
1312Honda3231.989109,7%57,7%3,1%3,6%
1415Peugeot2351.158-9,6%-11,9%2,3%2,1%
1516Seat2191.02823,7%29,8%2,1%1,9%
1613Hyundai2091.300-16,4%18,3%2,0%2,4%
1718Citroen1768657,3%-3,1%1,7%1,6%
1817Mazda17497420,8%52,7%1,7%1,8%
1922Dacia15248378,8%2,1%1,5%0,9%
2020Suzuki126573129,1%64,2%1,2%1,1%
2119Mitsubishi108641-39,0%-27,1%1,0%1,2%
2221Subaru93503-7,0%3,3%0,9%0,9%
2324Land Rover3318165,0%75,7%0,3%0,3%
2426Jaguar3189287,5%178,1%0,3%0,2%
2529SsangYong2968190,0%142,9%0,3%0,1%
2625Lexus2711792,9%1,7%0,3%0,2%
2728Mini228169,2%-12,9%0,2%0,1%
2830Porsche176541,7%-39,8%0,2%0,1%
2827Fiat178354,5%130,6%0,2%0,2%

Rank MayRank 2016GroupSales MaySales 2016Var MayVar 2016Share MayShare 2016
11Volkswagen2.93815.1195,2%10,5%28,4%27,7%
22Toyota1.1555.88233,4%14,1%11,2%10,8%
33Renault-Nissan1.0245.11341,0%8,0%9,9%9,4%
44Hyundai-Kia9664.64816,1%18,3%9,3%8,5%
55Ford8504.3434,7%19,1%8,2%8,0%
67General Motors5973.07124,6%38,0%5,8%5,6%
76Geely Group5243.577-10,7%4,4%5,1%6,6%
88Mercedes Daimler4662.5664,3%13,2%4,5%4,7%
99BMW4522.50625,9%2,6%4,4%4,6%
1010PSA4112.023-3,1%-8,3%4,0%3,7%

May Rank2016 RankModelMay Sales2016 SalesMay Var2016 VarMay Share2016 Share
11Skoda Octavia5382.571-0,4%-12,2%5,5%5,1%
23Volkswagen Golf3991.763-4,8%0,3%4,1%3,5%
32Nissan Qashqai3522.06251,7%5,5%3,6%4,1%
310Kia Rio3521.21377,8%26,6%3,6%2,4%
44Ford Focus3411.71735,3%64,3%3,5%3,4%
56Toyota Yaris3321.538103,7%27,7%3,4%3,0%
67Opel Astra2971.534126,7%195,6%3,1%3,0%
75Toyota Auris2771.661-9,5%3,7%2,9%3,3%
89Volkswagen Passat2731.445-10,2%-5,1%2,8%2,9%
98Toyota Avensis2651.53244,0%36,4%2,7%3,0%
1013Ford Fiesta2451.0294,3%3,2%2,5%2,0%
1112Skoda Superb2021.034155,4%161,5%2,1%2,0%
1211Audi A41971.12795,0%90,7%2,0%2,2%
1314Kia Cee’d18389030,7%14,0%1,9%1,8%
1415Volkswagen Polo16487812,3%32,4%1,7%1,7%
1516Volvo V6015886537,4%20,8%1,6%1,7%
1624BMW 5 Series153662109,6%3,1%1,6%1,3%
1719Skoda Fabia1507327,1%42,4%1,5%1,4%
1820Mitsubishi ASX1377070,0%14,4%1,4%1,4%
1921Mercedes C Class12170124,7%-4,8%1,2%1,4%
2033BMW 3 Series1195160,0%-27,7%1,2%1,0%
2117Ford Mondeo117780-41,2%-18,8%1,2%1,5%
2218Volvo V40111776-35,5%-12,2%1,1%1,5%
2223Audi A3111669-20,1%-25,8%1,1%1,3%
2330volkswagen Golf Sportsvan1105500,0%0,0%1,1%1,1%
2426Volvo XC60108641-23,9%-16,9%1,1%1,3%
2532Opel Corsa106533-40,1%-0,2%1,1%1,1%

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