* NOW UPDATED with actuals for the Top 20 best-selling models! Many thanks to Rolf *
New car sales in Finland are down 6% year-on-year in December to 6,375 registrations, bringing the Full Year 2012 total to 109,856 units, down 12% on 2011. The Nissan Qashqai enjoys its 6th consecutive month atop the models ranking and 7th time overall thanks to 355 sales and 5.6% and thus finishes the year at #1 for the first time. The entire Top 4 best-sellers are unchanged vs. November, with the VW Golf taking the 2nd spot followed by the Skoda Octavia and VW Passat.
Excellent performances of the Skoda Fabia up to #5, Volvo V40 solid at #7, Volvo V70 up 14 spots on last month to #8 with 156 units and 2.4% vs. #14 in 2012, Audi A4 up 7 to #9 and BMW 3 Series up 6 to #11 vs. #30 in the Full Year. Notice also the BMW 5 Series up 3 spots to #18 and the Mercedes E-Class up 5 to #19.
Full Year post: Finland Full Year 2012: Nissan Qashqai #1 for the first time
Previous month: Finland November 2012: Hyundai i30 and Honda CR-V impress
One year ago: Finland Full Year 2011: Skoda Octavia new best-seller
Full December 2012 Top 20 Ranking Table below.