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Finland 1957: Moskvitsh and Skoda add up to 49.9% share

Moskvitsh holds 25% of the Finnish market in 1957…

* See the Top 60 All-brands ranking by clicking on the title *

The Finnish new car market drops 6.6% year-on-year in 1957 to 19.250 registrations and half the market is monopolises by just two brands this year: Russian Moskvitsh is up 18% to 25% share while Czech Skoda soars 149% to 24.9%, ending the year just 18 sales below Moskvitsh. East-German Wartbug (+36%) at #4 and Russian Pobeda (-61%) at #5 make it four Eastern European brands in the 1957 Top 5. Volkswagen (-13%) is the odd one out at #3.

…while Skoda is at 24.9%.

Previous year: Finland 1956: Russian Moskvitsh and Pobeda dominate

Full Year 1957 Top 60 All-brands below.

Finland 1957 – brands:

PosBrand1957%/561956%Pos
1Moskvitsh4,80325.0%18%4,06619.7%1
2Skoda4,78524.9%149%1,9189.3%3
3Volkswagen1,6368.5%-13%1,8739.1%4
4Wartburg1,4887.7%36%1,0975.3%5
5Pobeda1,0935.7%-61%2,83513.8%2
6AWZ9254.8%-14%1,0805.2%6
7Ford5502.9%-29%7803.8%7
8Peugeot4792.5%-9%5252.5%11
9Fiat4792.5%5%4572.2%12
10Renault4702.4%-19%5782.8%10
11Opel3451.8%-49%6713.3%9
12Vedette2861.5%-31%4172.0%14
13Citroen2601.4%-26%3491.7%15
14Simca2521.3%-18%3061.5%16
15Warzava2491.3%168%930.5%26
16Austin1530.8%-65%4362.1%13
17Willys1480.8%68%880.4%27
18Mercedes-Benz1340.7%-33%2011.0%21
19De Soto830.4%60%520.3%28
20Chevrolet810.4%-40%1350.7%25
21Standard650.3%-75%2641.3%17
22Morris570.3%-77%2511.2%18
23Land Rover560.3%-62%1470.7%24
24Vauxhall490.3%-79%2371.2%19
25ZIM480.2%2%470.2%29
26Panhard340.2%-23%440.2%31
27Rover330.2%-80%1640.8%23
28Barkas320.2%new00.0% –
29IFA240.1%-97%7393.6%8
30Volvo230.1%-90%2251.1%20
31Donau210.1%new00.0% –
32BMW-EMW140.1%-92%1720.8%22
33Lloyd120.1%-57%280.1%33
34Jaguar90.0%-44%160.1%39
35Borgward80.0%-77%350.2%32
36Plymouth70.0%-68%220.1%35
37Goggomobil70.0%-65%200.1%36
38Mercury60.0%-63%160.1%40
39Volga60.0%new00.0% –
40Saab40.0%-43%70.0%46
41Heinkel40.0%300%10.0%60
42Goliath30.0%-84%190.1%37
43Singer30.0%-77%130.1%42
44Wolseley30.0%200%10.0%64
45Maico30.0%new00.0% –
46Buick20.0%-78%90.0%44
47Fulda20.0%-75%80.0%45
48Armstrong-Siddeley20.0%-50%40.0%51
49Cadillac20.0%100%10.0%56
50Sunbeam20.0%new00.0% –
51Dodge10.0%-96%260.1%34
52Tempo10.0%-95%190.1%38
53Packard10.0%-75%40.0%52
54Hudson10.0%-67%30.0%53
55Alfa Romeo10.0%-50%20.0%54
56Lincoln10.0%0%10.0%57
57Allard10.0%new00.0% –
58Faithorpe10.0%new00.0% –
59ZIS10.0%new00.0% –
60Lancia10.0%n/a00.0% –

Source: Autontuojat / Dokumentit. Many thanks to Vesa.

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