October 25, 2021

Finland April 2021: Volvo (+95.8%), Seat (+194.6%) impress in market up 47.6%

Volvo XC60 sales are up 4-fold year-on-year. Picture moottori.fi

The Finnish new car market bounces back up 47.6% year-on-year in April to 8.571 units but remains down -10.1% on April 2019. The year-to-date tally is now up 7% year-on-year to 35.995. Toyota (+43.7%) ends the month just below the market growth rate whereas Volvo (+95.8%) is up three spots on last month to land in 2nd place overall. Skoda (+31.3%) underperforms and Volkswagen (+48%) matches the market. Seat (+194.6%), Peugeot (+106.6%) and Hyundai (+100%) and Kia (+80.8%) shine further down.

Model-wise, the Skoda Octavia (+72.7%) cements its domination above the Toyota Corolla (+16.4%) losing share and Yaris (+94.3%) gaining some. The best performer in the Top 10 is the Volvo XC60 (+304%) quadrupling its sales year-on-year with the Toyota RAV4 (+132.8%) more than doubling them. The Volvo XC40 (+63.5%) and Citroen C3 (+60%) also impress while further down, the Seat Leon (+545%), Hyundai i20 (+200%), Peugeot 208 (+193.1%), Ford Kuga (+137.5%), VW Tiguan (+125%), Kia Ceed (+103.3%), Mercedes A-Class (+103.2%) and Dacia Duster (+100%) stand out.

Previous month: Finland March 2021: Skoda Octavia reclaims #1 spot, Ford Kuga up to record #8 in market up 12.8%

One year ago: Finland April 2020: BMW, Volvo XC40, Skoda Kamiq headline market down “just” -39.1%

Full April 2021 Top 30 brands and models below.

Finland April 2021 – brands:

Pos Brand Apr-21 % /20 Mar 2021 % /20 Pos FY20
1 Toyota 1,158 13.5% 43.7% 1 5,555 15.4% 9.8% 1 1
2 Volvo 881 10.3% 95.8% 5 3,309 9.2% 10.4% 4 4
3 Skoda 865 10.1% 31.3% 3 3,555 9.9% -1.3% 2 3
4 Volkswagen 839 9.8% 48.0% 2 3,439 9.6% 4.3% 3 2
5 Kia 660 7.7% 80.8% 4 2,391 6.6% 7.0% 6 5
6 Mercedes 620 7.2% 52.7% 7 2,399 6.7% 13.4% 5 7
7 Ford 468 5.5% 23.5% 6 2,231 6.2% 7.6% 7 6
8 BMW 416 4.9% 41.0% 9 1,712 4.8% 0.0% 8 8
9 Audi 367 4.3% 33.9% 10 1,508 4.2% 18.3% 9 11
10 Peugeot 312 3.6% 106.6% 13 1,149 3.2% 64.4% 11 13
11 Hyundai 280 3.3% 100.0% 12 1,118 3.1% 6.7% 12 12
12 Seat 271 3.2% 194.6% 16 914 2.5% 51.8% 14 16
13 Nissan 248 2.9% 6.4% 8 1,351 3.8% -4.5% 10 9
14 Citroen 245 2.9% 60.1% 15 881 2.4% 19.4% 15 15
15 Opel 171 2.0% -23.0% 11 1,095 3.0% -26.5% 13 10
16 Renault 127 1.5% 22.1% 19 486 1.4% 1.3% 16 14
17 Suzuki 104 1.2% 73.3% 18 351 1.0% 7.7% 20 18
18 Mitsubishi 86 1.0% 14.7% 17 378 1.1% -36.3% 18 17
19 Dacia 76 0.9% 55.1% 21 408 1.1% 120.5% 17 21
20 Mazda 67 0.8% -6.9% 20 302 0.8% -9.3% 21 20
21 Porsche 58 0.7% 61.1% 25 120 0.3% 13.2% 24 24
22 Land Rover 42 0.5% 82.6% 23 137 0.4% 44.2% 22 27
23 Mini 37 0.4% 94.7% 27 116 0.3% 36.5% 25 25
24 Cupra 36 0.4% new 22 126 0.4% new 23 n/a
25 Honda 29 0.3% -53.2% 24 108 0.3% -57.8% 28 22
26 Lexus 28 0.3% 16.7% 29 112 0.3% -20.0% 27 26
27 Subaru 18 0.2% -28.0% 26 115 0.3% -27.7% 26 23
28 Fiat 17 0.2% 240.0% 28 90 0.3% 500.0% 29 28
29 Jeep 10 0.1% n/a 31 37 0.1% 516.7% 30 n/a
30 Tesla 7 0.1% -83.7% 14 370 1.0% -2.4% 19 19
 – Others 28 0.3% 55.6%  – 132 0.4% -28.6%  –  –

Finland April 2021 – models:

Note: This ranking features the Top 30 models year-to-date ordered based on their April 2021 sales and may therefore not be 100% accurate.

Pos Model Apr-21 % /20 Mar 2021 % /20 Pos FY20
1 Skoda Octavia 392 4.6% 72.7% 1 1,872 5.2% 31.5% 1 2
2 Toyota Corolla 377 4.4% 16.4% 3 1,668 4.6% -24.7% 3 1
3 Toyota Yaris 309 3.6% 94.3% 2 1,761 4.9% 61.9% 2 3
4 Volvo XC60 303 3.5% 304.0% 11 988 2.7% 34.8% 6 10
5 Toyota RAV4 270 3.2% 132.8% 6 1,165 3.2% 76.5% 4 9
6 Volvo XC40 224 2.6% 63.5% 9 946 2.6% 60.6% 7 7
7 Volvo V60 201 2.3% 55.8% 18 743 2.1% -6.1% 9 8
8 VW Golf 189 2.2% 26.0% 7 763 2.1% 1.5% 8 6
9 Citroen C3 176 2.1% 60.0% 13 570 1.6% 15.9% 14 25
10 Nissan Qashqai 170 2.0% 3.7% 4 1,004 2.8% -6.1% 5 4
11 Toyota C-HR 138 1.6% 16.9% 10 660 1.8% -6.8% 11 12
12 Kia Rio 137 1.6% 34.3% 12 571 1.6% 6.1% 13 13
13 Ford Kuga 133 1.6% 137.5% 8 516 1.4% 437.5% 16 52
14 BMW 3 Series 131 1.5% 84.5% 17 562 1.6% 30.4% 15 24
15 Seat Leon 129 1.5% 545.0% 24 460 1.3% 230.9% 19 65
16 Mercedes A Class 128 1.5% 103.2% n/a 391 1.1% 14.0% 24 20
17 Skoda Kamiq 127 1.5% 21.0% 27 410 1.1% -5.5% 23 19
18 Kia Ceed 122 1.4% 103.3% 19 412 1.1% -19.5% 22 16
19 Mercedes GLC 121 1.4% 36.0% 15 494 1.4% 14.6% 18 22
20 Ford Focus 120 1.4% -23.1% 22 651 1.8% -34.1% 12 5
21 Kia Stonic 108 1.3% 100.0% 23 426 1.2% 26.0% 20 26
22 Ford Fiesta 98 1.1% 10.1% 16 503 1.4% -14.9% 17 14
23 VW Tiguan 90 1.1% 125.0% 14 677 1.9% 241.9% 10 60
24 BMW 5 Series 88 1.0% 41.9% 29 367 1.0% -29.0% 28 23
25 Hyundai i20 87 1.0% 200.0% 25 364 1.0% 57.6% 30 40
26 Peugeot 208 85 1.0% 193.1% 21 371 1.0% 113.2% 26 44
27 Mercedes E Class 80 0.9% 5.3% 28 419 1.2% 16.7% 21 35
28 Dacia Duster 62 0.7% 100.0% 30 365 1.0% 206.7% 29 54
29 Opel Astra 38 0.4% 5.6% 20 390 1.1% 22.3% 25 31
30 Tesla Model 3 7 0.1% -79.4% 5 370 1.0% 14.2% 27 39

Source: aut.fi

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