Manufacturer LOTUS

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
2019 11k 13k 13k 11k 7.5k 6.9k 7.1k 8.7k
2018 11k 13k 13k 11k 7.4k 6.7k 6.9k 8.4k
2017 11k 13k 13k 11k 6.8k 6.5k 6.8k 8.3k
2016 11k 13k 13k 11k 6.9k 5.9k 6.1k 7.6k
2015 11k 13k 13k 11k 6.1k 5.5k 5.7k 7.2k
2014 11k 13k 13k 11k 5.9k 5.2k 5.4k 7.0k
2013 11k 13k 13k 11k 5.9k 4.8k 4.3k 6.8k
2012 12k 13k 13k 12k 5.6k 4.6k 4.3k 6.0k
2011 13k 14k 14k 13k 5.2k 4.4k 4.2k 5.7k
2010 14k 15k 15k 13k 4.8k 4.0k 3.7k 5.4k
2009 15k 16k 16k 14k 4.5k 3.8k 3.6k 4.9k
2008 17k 15k 3.4k 4.7k
2007 16k 4.1k
2006 16k
2005 16k
2004 16k
2003 15k
2002 15k
2001 14k
2000 13k
1999 12k
1998 10k
1997 8.4k
1996 7.6k
1995 6.9k
1994 6.8k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q4 11k 8.7k
2019 Q3 13k 7.1k
2019 Q2 13k 6.9k
2019 Q1 11k 7.5k
2018 Q4 11k 8.4k
2018 Q3 13k 6.9k
2018 Q2 13k 6.7k
2018 Q1 11k 7.4k
2017 Q4 11k 8.3k
2017 Q3 13k 6.8k
2017 Q2 13k 6.5k
2017 Q1 11k 6.8k
2016 Q4 11k 7.6k
2016 Q3 13k 6.1k
2016 Q2 13k 5.9k
2016 Q1 11k 6.9k
2015 Q4 11k 7.2k
2015 Q3 13k 5.7k
2015 Q2 13k 5.5k
2015 Q1 11k 6.1k
2014 Q4 11k 7.0k
2014 Q3 13k 5.4k
2014 Q2 13k 5.2k
2014 Q1 11k 5.9k
2013 Q4 11k 6.8k
2013 Q3 13k 4.3k
2013 Q2 13k 4.8k
2013 Q1 11k 5.9k
2012 Q4 12k 6.0k
2012 Q3 13k 4.3k
2012 Q2 13k 4.6k
2012 Q1 12k 5.6k
2011 Q4 13k 5.7k
2011 Q3 14k 4.2k
2011 Q2 14k 4.4k
2011 Q1 13k 5.2k
2010 Q4 13k 5.4k
2010 Q3 15k 3.7k
2010 Q2 15k 4.0k
2010 Q1 14k 4.8k
2009 Q4 14k 4.9k
2009 Q3 16k 3.6k
2009 Q2 16k 3.8k
2009 Q1 15k 4.5k
2008 Q4 15k 4.7k
2008 Q3 17k 3.4k
2007 Q4 16k 4.1k
2006 Q4 16k
2005 Q4 16k
2004 Q4 16k
2003 Q4 15k
2002 Q4 15k
2001 Q4 14k
2000 Q4 13k
1999 Q4 12k
1998 Q4 10k
1997 Q4 8.4k
1996 Q4 7.6k
1995 Q4 6.9k
1994 Q4 6.8k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 157 81 148 204 233 241 191 205 253 1.7k
SORN 69 31 39 33 52 39 32 35 15 906
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 307 377 271 246 306 311 308 277 197 322
SORN 245 239 185 156 150 166 142 109 86 86
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 268 153 25 95 140 67 203 540 588 454
SORN 478 218 40 82 154 121 278 628 588 499
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 21 33 34 66 81 83 87 91 85 222
SORN 95 140 105 163 161 153 166 201 188 453
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 181 305 103 25 27 46 52 58 32 17
SORN 59 99 27 18 32 62 51 97 138 75
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 22 56 27 27 46 39 72 92 107 121
SORN 13 19 17 16 22 15 22 39 44 53
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 1 4 7 12 9 7 27 24
SORN 1 0 1 2 1 5 2 4 7 7
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1910
Licensed 0
SORN 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.7k 906
2019 253 15
2018 205 35
2017 191 32
2016 241 39
2015 233 52
2014 204 33
2013 148 39
2012 81 31
2011 157 69
2010 322 86
2009 197 86
2008 277 109
2007 308 142
2006 311 166
2005 306 150
2004 246 156
2003 271 185
2002 377 239
2001 307 245
2000 454 499
1999 588 588
1998 540 628
1997 203 278
1996 67 121
1995 140 154
1994 95 82
1993 25 40
1992 153 218
1991 268 478
1990 222 453
1989 85 188
1988 91 201
1987 87 166
1986 83 153
1985 81 161
1984 66 163
1983 34 105
1982 33 140
1981 21 95
1980 17 75
1979 32 138
1978 58 97
1977 52 51
1976 46 62
1975 27 32
1974 25 18
1973 103 27
1972 305 99
1971 181 59
1970 121 53
1969 107 44
1968 92 39
1967 72 22
1966 39 15
1965 46 22
1964 27 16
1963 27 17
1962 56 19
1961 22 13
1960 24 7
1959 27 7
1958 7 4
1957 9 2
1956 12 5
1955 7 1
1954 4 2
1953 1 1
1952 0 0
1951 0 1
1950 0 0
1949 0 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 1 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 0
1932 0 0
1931 0 0
1930 0 0
1929 0 0
1928 0 0
1927 0 0
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 0 0
1923 0 0
1922 0 0
1921 0 0
1920 0 0
1919 0 0
1918 0 0
1917 0 0
1916 0 0
1915 0 0
1914 0 0
1913 0 0
1912 0 0
1911 0 0
1910 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 156 79 149 204 232 241 190 205 252 589
SORN 59 31 39 32 52 39 32 35 15 509
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 316 370 266 243 298 305 303 273 193 320
SORN 252 231 182 149 144 161 139 106 83 87
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 261 143 25 92 134 70 193 521 576 436
SORN 459 206 32 79 151 113 267 596 583 471
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 23 33 33 67 78 84 81 87 84 210
SORN 89 134 107 156 154 145 163 193 183 431
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 329 371 325 103 29 44 46 49 42 21
SORN 134 185 163 70 31 62 49 92 134 75
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 35 68 45 25 58 79 158 269 300 332
SORN 12 20 13 10 22 26 54 130 151 135
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1 0 1 7 18 10 3 8 19 26
SORN 1 1 0 2 2 4 1 0 4 3
1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 1 0
SORN 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 589 509
2019 252 15
2018 205 35
2017 190 32
2016 241 39
2015 232 52
2014 204 32
2013 149 39
2012 79 31
2011 156 59
2010 320 87
2009 193 83
2008 273 106
2007 303 139
2006 305 161
2005 298 144
2004 243 149
2003 266 182
2002 370 231
2001 316 252
2000 436 471
1999 576 583
1998 521 596
1997 193 267
1996 70 113
1995 134 151
1994 92 79
1993 25 32
1992 143 206
1991 261 459
1990 210 431
1989 84 183
1988 87 193
1987 81 163
1986 84 145
1985 78 154
1984 67 156
1983 33 107
1982 33 134
1981 23 89
1980 21 75
1979 42 134
1978 49 92
1977 46 49
1976 44 62
1975 29 31
1974 103 70
1973 325 163
1972 371 185
1971 329 134
1970 332 135
1969 300 151
1968 269 130
1967 158 54
1966 79 26
1965 58 22
1964 25 10
1963 45 13
1962 68 20
1961 35 12
1960 26 3
1959 19 4
1958 8 0
1957 3 1
1956 10 4
1955 18 2
1954 7 2
1953 1 0
1952 0 1
1951 1 1
1950 0 0
1949 1 0
1948 0 0
1947 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
1.3k 1.3k 1.0k 894 997 869 732 685 521 625 358 168 299 299 395 406 333 320 346
Year Registrations
2019 346
2018 320
2017 333
2016 406
2015 395
2014 299
2013 299
2012 168
2011 358
2010 625
2009 521
2008 685
2007 732
2006 869
2005 997
2004 894
2003 1.0k
2002 1.3k
2001 1.3k

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 1 5 1 2
up to 499cc 2 1
500cc to 749cc 2
750cc to 999cc 33 5
1000cc to 1099cc 30 9
1100cc to 1199cc 35 10
1200cc to 1299cc 165 44
1300cc to 1399cc 9 5
1400cc to 1499cc 115 61
1500cc to 1599cc 3.3k 2 2.3k 1
1600cc to 1699cc 186 91
1700cc to 1799cc 4.7k 3.3k 2 1
1800cc to 1899cc 17 25 1
1900cc to 1999cc 440 562
2000cc to 2099cc 17 18
2100cc to 2199cc 756 1 1.7k 1
2200cc to 2299cc 4 9
2300cc to 2399cc 2 1
2400cc to 2499cc 2 2
2700cc to 2799cc 2 2
2800cc to 2899cc 1
2900cc to 2999cc 2
3000cc to 3099cc 1
3100cc to 3199cc 1 1
3400cc to 3499cc 1.2k 309
3500cc to 3599cc 121 189
3600cc to 3699cc 4 16
3900cc to 3999cc 4
4000cc to 4249cc 2
4250cc to 4499cc 1 1
4500cc to 4749cc 2 2
4750cc to 4999cc 1 1
5000cc to 5249cc 1 1
5500cc to 5749cc 2
10000cc and over 1 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other 5 2
up to 499cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 33 5
Diesel
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 30 9
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 35 10
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 165 44
Diesel
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 9 5
Diesel
Other
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 115 61
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 3.3k 2.3k
Diesel 2 1
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 186 91
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 4.7k 3.3k
Diesel 2
Other 1
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 17 25
Diesel 1
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 440 562
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 17 18
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 756 1.7k
Diesel 1 1
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 4 9
Diesel
Other
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 1.2k 309
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 121 189
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 4 16
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other