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The Finnish new car market is up 4% year-on-year in October to 9.081 registrations, meaning the year-to-date total is now down a minuscule 0.1% to 90.919 units after 10 months. Toyota improves by a splendid 16% to hit 14.3% market share vs. 9.8% for Volkswagen, the traditional Finnish leader. Toyota places the Auris at #2, the Avensis at #4 (+58%) and the Yaris at #5 (+64%) while Volkswagen has the Passat at #8 (+88%) and the Golf at #9 (-24%). Below, Skoda (+13%), Ford (+15%) and Nissan (+13%) all outperform the market, with Hyundai (+28%), Renault (+34%), Opel (+58%), Subaru (+102%), Jeep (+120%) and Land Rover (+320%) posting the largest year-on-year gains in the Top 30. Model-wise, while the Skoda Octavia cements its domination further with a 5.1% market share, new generations push both the Skoda Fabia and Opel Corsa up 8-fold on October 2014.
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Full October 2015 Top 30 brands and models below.