Model family BMW M3

Quarterly number of vehicles licensed or SORN

Numbers recorded on the last day of each quarter. SORN from 2007 Q4.
Covers United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland up to 2014 Q2. Includes Northern Ireland from 2014 Q3.

Licensed SORN
Quarter Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2021 18k 20k 21k 20k 7.3k 6.6k 6.8k 8.3k
2020 17k 17k 18k 17k 7.5k 6.6k 6.7k 7.9k
2019 17k 18k 18k 17k 5.8k 5.4k 5.8k 7.1k
2018 18k 19k 19k 17k 5.1k 4.7k 5.1k 6.4k
2017 18k 19k 19k 18k 4.1k 4.0k 4.4k 5.5k
2016 19k 19k 19k 18k 3.5k 3.1k 3.4k 4.4k
2015 19k 19k 19k 18k 2.9k 2.7k 2.9k 3.8k
2014 19k 20k 20k 19k 2.5k 2.1k 2.5k 3.3k
2013 19k 20k 20k 19k 2.5k 2.1k 2.0k 2.9k
2012 20k 20k 20k 19k 2.3k 2.0k 1.9k 2.5k
2011 20k 20k 20k 20k 1.9k 1.8k 1.8k 2.3k
2010 20k 20k 20k 20k 1.7k 1.5k 1.5k 2.0k
2009 20k 20k 20k 20k 1.4k 1.3k 1.3k 1.5k
2008 20k 20k 1.1k 1.4k
2007 19k 1.1k
2006 19k
2005 19k
2004 18k
2003 15k
2002 11k
2001 8.3k
2000 7.2k
1999 7.3k
1998 6.7k
1997 5.4k
1996 4.1k
1995 2.7k
1994 1.5k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q4 20k 8.3k
2021 Q3 21k 6.8k
2021 Q2 20k 6.6k
2021 Q1 18k 7.3k
2020 Q4 17k 7.9k
2020 Q3 18k 6.7k
2020 Q2 17k 6.6k
2020 Q1 17k 7.5k
2019 Q4 17k 7.1k
2019 Q3 18k 5.8k
2019 Q2 18k 5.4k
2019 Q1 17k 5.8k
2018 Q4 17k 6.4k
2018 Q3 19k 5.1k
2018 Q2 19k 4.7k
2018 Q1 18k 5.1k
2017 Q4 18k 5.5k
2017 Q3 19k 4.4k
2017 Q2 19k 4.0k
2017 Q1 18k 4.1k
2016 Q4 18k 4.4k
2016 Q3 19k 3.4k
2016 Q2 19k 3.1k
2016 Q1 19k 3.5k
2015 Q4 18k 3.8k
2015 Q3 19k 2.9k
2015 Q2 19k 2.7k
2015 Q1 19k 2.9k
2014 Q4 19k 3.3k
2014 Q3 20k 2.5k
2014 Q2 20k 2.1k
2014 Q1 19k 2.5k
2013 Q4 19k 2.9k
2013 Q3 20k 2.0k
2013 Q2 20k 2.1k
2013 Q1 19k 2.5k
2012 Q4 19k 2.5k
2012 Q3 20k 1.9k
2012 Q2 20k 2.0k
2012 Q1 20k 2.3k
2011 Q4 20k 2.3k
2011 Q3 20k 1.8k
2011 Q2 20k 1.8k
2011 Q1 20k 1.9k
2010 Q4 20k 2.0k
2010 Q3 20k 1.5k
2010 Q2 20k 1.5k
2010 Q1 20k 1.7k
2009 Q4 20k 1.5k
2009 Q3 20k 1.3k
2009 Q2 20k 1.3k
2009 Q1 20k 1.4k
2008 Q4 20k 1.4k
2008 Q3 20k 1.1k
2007 Q4 19k 1.1k
2006 Q4 19k
2005 Q4 19k
2004 Q4 18k
2003 Q4 15k
2002 Q4 11k
2001 Q4 8.3k
2000 Q4 7.2k
1999 Q4 7.3k
1998 Q4 6.7k
1997 Q4 5.4k
1996 Q4 4.1k
1995 Q4 2.7k
1994 Q4 1.5k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2021 ?
Licensed 3.8k 5
SORN 29 11
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 673 702 573 225 555 723 938 807 553 1.6k
SORN 181 166 118 13 34 43 28 39 10 10
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 277 1.1k 1.8k 1.2k 842 287 431 1.1k 637 599
SORN 362 1.0k 1.3k 831 467 176 168 352 178 134
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 10 10 13 52 103 138 161 145 76 7
SORN 53 22 49 212 397 402 411 420 182 5
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 26 23 28 28
SORN 19 94 91 105 108
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 5 11
2021 3.8k 29
2020 1.6k 10
2019 553 10
2018 807 39
2017 938 28
2016 723 43
2015 555 34
2014 225 13
2013 573 118
2012 702 166
2011 673 181
2010 599 134
2009 637 178
2008 1.1k 352
2007 431 168
2006 287 176
2005 842 467
2004 1.2k 831
2003 1.8k 1.3k
2002 1.1k 1.0k
2001 277 362
2000 7 5
1999 76 182
1998 145 420
1997 161 411
1996 138 402
1995 103 397
1994 52 212
1993 13 49
1992 10 22
1991 10 53
1990 28 108
1989 28 105
1988 23 91
1987 26 94
1986 2 19

This table records the year of registration, not the actual age of the vehicle. More info.
Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2021 ?
Licensed 3.8k 508
SORN 29 950
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 663 695 568 225 553 720 935 805 553 1.6k
SORN 171 164 117 13 33 43 28 39 10 10
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 262 1.1k 1.7k 1.2k 819 276 414 1.0k 611 569
SORN 328 968 1.3k 787 444 167 158 327 172 133
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 5 7 7 45 95 134 156 130 71 2
SORN 15 8 38 173 338 360 364 355 175 3
1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 1 6 6 8
SORN 22 23 32 18
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 508 950
2021 3.8k 29
2020 1.6k 10
2019 553 10
2018 805 39
2017 935 28
2016 720 43
2015 553 33
2014 225 13
2013 568 117
2012 695 164
2011 663 171
2010 569 133
2009 611 172
2008 1.0k 327
2007 414 158
2006 276 167
2005 819 444
2004 1.2k 787
2003 1.7k 1.3k
2002 1.1k 968
2001 262 328
2000 2 3
1999 71 175
1998 130 355
1997 156 364
1996 134 360
1995 95 338
1994 45 173
1993 7 38
1992 7 8
1991 5 15
1990 8 18
1989 6 32
1988 6 23
1987 1 22

Vehicles registered for the first time, annually

Covers United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland to 2014 Q2. Includes Northern Ireland from 2014 Q3.

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
1.3k 3.6k 4.5k 2.9k 1.8k 622 845 2.0k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 1.0k 841 325 752 1.0k 1.2k 1.0k 629 1.7k 4.1k
Year Registrations
2021 4.1k
2020 1.7k
2019 629
2018 1.0k
2017 1.2k
2016 1.0k
2015 752
2014 325
2013 841
2012 1.0k
2011 1.1k
2010 1.1k
2009 1.2k
2008 2.0k
2007 845
2006 622
2005 1.8k
2004 2.9k
2003 4.5k
2002 3.6k
2001 1.3k

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2021 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
up to 100cc 1
201cc to 300cc 1
301cc to 400cc 1
1401cc to 1500cc 1
1501cc to 1600cc 1
1801cc to 1900cc 1
2001cc to 2100cc 1
2201cc to 2300cc 27 93
2301cc to 2400cc 93 348
2401cc to 2500cc 7 36
2501cc to 2600cc 2 13
2701cc to 2800cc 2
2901cc to 3000cc 5.9k 3.5k 852 13
3001cc to 3100cc 5 4
3101cc to 3200cc 1 3
3201cc to 3300cc 6.0k 2 7 5.6k 2 5
3301cc to 3400cc 1
3401cc to 3500cc 5
3501cc to 3600cc 2
3901cc to 4000cc 4.4k 1 1.2k
4001cc to 4100cc 254 82
4101cc to 4200cc 1
4201cc to 4300cc 1 1
4301cc to 4400cc 8 7
4901cc to 5000cc 1
6101cc to 6200cc 1
9901cc to 10000cc 3
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 100cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
201cc to 300cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
301cc to 400cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1401cc to 1500cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1501cc to 1600cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1801cc to 1900cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2001cc to 2100cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2201cc to 2300cc Petrol 27 93
Diesel
Other
2301cc to 2400cc Petrol 93 348
Diesel
Other
2401cc to 2500cc Petrol 7 36
Diesel
Other
2501cc to 2600cc Petrol 2 13
Diesel
Other
2701cc to 2800cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2901cc to 3000cc Petrol 5.9k 852
Diesel
Other 3.5k 13
3001cc to 3100cc Petrol 5 4
Diesel
Other
3101cc to 3200cc Petrol 1 3
Diesel
Other
3201cc to 3300cc Petrol 6.0k 5.6k
Diesel 2 2
Other 7 5
3301cc to 3400cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3401cc to 3500cc Petrol 5
Diesel
Other
3501cc to 3600cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
3901cc to 4000cc Petrol 4.4k 1.2k
Diesel
Other 1
4001cc to 4100cc Petrol 254 82
Diesel
Other
4101cc to 4200cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
4201cc to 4300cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
4301cc to 4400cc Petrol 8 7
Diesel
Other
4901cc to 5000cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
6101cc to 6200cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
9901cc to 10000cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other