Model family MG MGB

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
2020 23k 23k 24k 15k 14k 14k
2019 22k 23k 24k 23k 15k 14k 14k 15k
2018 20k 22k 22k 22k 17k 15k 15k 16k
2017 20k 21k 21k 20k 16k 16k 16k 17k
2016 19k 21k 21k 20k 16k 15k 15k 17k
2015 19k 21k 21k 20k 15k 14k 15k 17k
2014 18k 21k 22k 19k 15k 14k 14k 17k
2013 18k 21k 21k 18k 15k 13k 11k 17k
2012 19k 21k 21k 19k 15k 13k 11k 15k
2011 19k 22k 22k 19k 14k 12k 12k 15k
2010 20k 22k 23k 20k 14k 12k 11k 14k
2009 20k 23k 23k 21k 14k 12k 11k 14k
2008 24k 21k 11k 14k
2007 22k 14k
2006 23k
2005 25k
2004 27k
2003 27k
2002 28k
2001 29k
2000 31k
1999 33k
1998 33k
1997 33k
1996 32k
1995 30k
1994 31k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q3 24k 14k
2020 Q2 23k 14k
2020 Q1 23k 15k
2019 Q4 23k 15k
2019 Q3 24k 14k
2019 Q2 23k 14k
2019 Q1 22k 15k
2018 Q4 22k 16k
2018 Q3 22k 15k
2018 Q2 22k 15k
2018 Q1 20k 17k
2017 Q4 20k 17k
2017 Q3 21k 16k
2017 Q2 21k 16k
2017 Q1 20k 16k
2016 Q4 20k 17k
2016 Q3 21k 15k
2016 Q2 21k 15k
2016 Q1 19k 16k
2015 Q4 20k 17k
2015 Q3 21k 15k
2015 Q2 21k 14k
2015 Q1 19k 15k
2014 Q4 19k 17k
2014 Q3 22k 14k
2014 Q2 21k 14k
2014 Q1 18k 15k
2013 Q4 18k 17k
2013 Q3 21k 11k
2013 Q2 21k 13k
2013 Q1 18k 15k
2012 Q4 19k 15k
2012 Q3 21k 11k
2012 Q2 21k 13k
2012 Q1 19k 15k
2011 Q4 19k 15k
2011 Q3 22k 12k
2011 Q2 22k 12k
2011 Q1 19k 14k
2010 Q4 20k 14k
2010 Q3 23k 11k
2010 Q2 22k 12k
2010 Q1 20k 14k
2009 Q4 21k 14k
2009 Q3 23k 11k
2009 Q2 23k 12k
2009 Q1 20k 14k
2008 Q4 21k 14k
2008 Q3 24k 11k
2007 Q4 22k 14k
2006 Q4 23k
2005 Q4 25k
2004 Q4 27k
2003 Q4 27k
2002 Q4 28k
2001 Q4 29k
2000 Q4 31k
1999 Q4 33k
1998 Q4 33k
1997 Q4 33k
1996 Q4 32k
1995 Q4 30k
1994 Q4 31k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

1991 1992 ?
Licensed 0 0 11k
SORN 0 1 5.4k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 489 44 6 4 1 2 3 0 1 0
SORN 1.0k 78 23 10 5 3 0 2 1 1
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 620 1.5k 617 644 1.2k 947 1.3k 1.7k 516 451
SORN 218 543 131 231 880 695 908 1.7k 1.5k 1.0k
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 1 16 84 150 134 207 268 256 347 473
SORN 0 3 24 40 50 49 89 69 102 173
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 11k 5.4k
1992 0 1
1991 0 0
1990 0 1
1989 1 1
1988 0 2
1987 3 0
1986 2 3
1985 1 5
1984 4 10
1983 6 23
1982 44 78
1981 489 1.0k
1980 451 1.0k
1979 516 1.5k
1978 1.7k 1.7k
1977 1.3k 908
1976 947 695
1975 1.2k 880
1974 644 231
1973 617 131
1972 1.5k 543
1971 620 218
1970 473 173
1969 347 102
1968 256 69
1967 268 89
1966 207 49
1965 134 50
1964 150 40
1963 84 24
1962 16 3
1961 1 0
1960 0 0
1959 0 0
1958 0 0
1957 1 0
1956 0 0
1955 0 0
1954 1 0
1953 0 0
1952 0 0
1951 0 0
1950 2 0
1949 0 1
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 0 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 0 0
1939 0 0
1938 0 0
1937 0 0
1936 0 0
1935 0 0
1934 0 0
1933 0 1

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

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.2k
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 762
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 3 0
SORN 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 486 48 8 5 3 3 4 1 3 0
SORN 993 74 25 13 8 2 0 5 1 1
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 1.9k 3.0k 2.4k 1.7k 1.3k 877 1.2k 1.7k 637 439
SORN 804 1.3k 1.2k 933 862 669 881 1.7k 1.5k 989
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 14 220 356 418 730 1.1k 730 1.1k 1.4k
SORN 0 4 78 115 130 263 453 273 410 617
1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.2k 762
2019 1 0
2018 1 0
2017 0 0
2016 0 0
2015 0 0
2014 1 0
2013 0 0
2012 0 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 0
2009 0 0
2008 0 0
2007 0 0
2006 0 2
2005 0 0
2004 0 0
2003 0 0
2002 2 2
2001 2 1
2000 0 0
1999 3 2
1998 3 1
1997 1 1
1996 0 1
1995 1 1
1994 0 0
1993 1 1
1992 0 1
1991 1 0
1990 0 1
1989 3 1
1988 1 5
1987 4 0
1986 3 2
1985 3 8
1984 5 13
1983 8 25
1982 48 74
1981 486 993
1980 439 989
1979 637 1.5k
1978 1.7k 1.7k
1977 1.2k 881
1976 877 669
1975 1.3k 862
1974 1.7k 933
1973 2.4k 1.2k
1972 3.0k 1.3k
1971 1.9k 804
1970 1.4k 617
1969 1.1k 410
1968 730 273
1967 1.1k 453
1966 730 263
1965 418 130
1964 356 115
1963 220 78
1962 14 4
1961 0 0
1960 1 0
1959 0 0
1958 1 0
1957 0 0
1956 0 0
1955 0 0
1954 0 0
1953 0 0
1952 1 0

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
36 41 28 21 20 25 17 11 6 10 4 12 11 11 13 6 13 22 6 9
Year Registrations
2020 9
2019 6
2018 22
2017 13
2016 6
2015 13
2014 11
2013 11
2012 12
2011 4
2010 10
2009 6
2008 11
2007 17
2006 25
2005 20
2004 21
2003 28
2002 41
2001 36

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2019 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 2 2
up to 499cc 2
750cc to 999cc 4
1000cc to 1099cc 2
1100cc to 1199cc 1
1200cc to 1299cc 2 1
1300cc to 1399cc 2
1400cc to 1499cc 2 3
1500cc to 1599cc 6 2
1600cc to 1699cc 9 6
1700cc to 1799cc 20k 3 4 14k 7 2
1800cc to 1899cc 562 281 1
1900cc to 1999cc 393 2 174 2
2000cc to 2099cc 38 15
2100cc to 2199cc 20 9
2200cc to 2299cc 1
2400cc to 2499cc 23 4
2500cc to 2599cc 4 1
2900cc to 2999cc 3 5
3000cc to 3099cc 3 1
3400cc to 3499cc 6 6
3500cc to 3599cc 1.2k 1 567 1
3600cc to 3699cc 2
3700cc to 3799cc 1
3800cc to 3899cc 3
3900cc to 3999cc 88 38
4000cc to 4249cc 13 1
4250cc to 4499cc 4 2
4500cc to 4749cc 31 15
4750cc to 4999cc 3
5000cc to 5249cc 2 1
5250cc to 5499cc 1
7500cc to 7999cc 1
8000cc to 8499cc 1
10000cc and over 6 2
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
up to 499cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 2 3
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 6 2
Diesel
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 9 6
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 20k 14k
Diesel 3 7
Other 4 2
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 562 281
Diesel 1
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 393 174
Diesel 2 2
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 38 15
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 20 9
Diesel
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 23 4
Diesel
Other
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 4 1
Diesel
Other
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 3 5
Diesel
Other
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 6 6
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 1.2k 567
Diesel 1
Other 1
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 88 38
Diesel
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 13 1
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 4 2
Diesel
Other
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 31 15
Diesel
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
8000cc to 8499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 6 2
Diesel
Other