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
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
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 ?
Licensed 175 85 148 219 243 251 203 248 1.6k
SORN 57 29 43 28 49 26 26 0 963
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 317 395 300 263 317 348 326 270 214 327
SORN 240 241 159 137 145 142 123 121 76 80
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 282 166 25 102 148 78 204 581 587 475
SORN 471 209 40 71 146 115 278 591 586 484
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 28 22 32 64 83 78 79 94 95 247
SORN 87 142 104 156 163 156 172 198 179 431
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 168 293 94 23 20 46 43 29 28 20
SORN 61 101 27 19 33 61 51 113 144 70
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 24 56 24 26 41 35 65 87 98 116
SORN 12 17 18 17 23 14 22 40 51 54
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 1 5 7 13 9 7 26 23
SORN 1 0 1 1 1 4 1 3 6 6
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 1.6k 963
2018 248 0
2017 203 26
2016 251 26
2015 243 49
2014 219 28
2013 148 43
2012 85 29
2011 175 57
2010 327 80
2009 214 76
2008 270 121
2007 326 123
2006 348 142
2005 317 145
2004 263 137
2003 300 159
2002 395 241
2001 317 240
2000 475 484
1999 587 586
1998 581 591
1997 204 278
1996 78 115
1995 148 146
1994 102 71
1993 25 40
1992 166 209
1991 282 471
1990 247 431
1989 95 179
1988 94 198
1987 79 172
1986 78 156
1985 83 163
1984 64 156
1983 32 104
1982 22 142
1981 28 87
1980 20 70
1979 28 144
1978 29 113
1977 43 51
1976 46 61
1975 20 33
1974 23 19
1973 94 27
1972 293 101
1971 168 61
1970 116 54
1969 98 51
1968 87 40
1967 65 22
1966 35 14
1965 41 23
1964 26 17
1963 24 18
1962 56 17
1961 24 12
1960 23 6
1959 26 6
1958 7 3
1957 9 1
1956 13 4
1955 7 1
1954 5 1
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 ?
Licensed 174 83 149 219 242 252 203 248 556
SORN 47 29 43 28 49 27 26 10 486
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 325 387 296 259 307 342 323 268 210 326
SORN 247 233 156 131 141 136 119 117 73 81
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 272 158 24 100 142 78 193 558 580 460
SORN 453 195 32 67 143 109 270 563 577 453
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 29 22 32 64 79 79 73 91 92 232
SORN 82 136 105 150 157 150 169 189 175 412
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 312 359 315 93 24 44 41 30 29 25
SORN 144 197 168 76 32 61 50 107 142 68
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 38 69 45 23 54 66 154 258 277 312
SORN 9 20 14 11 23 32 58 136 167 142
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1 0 1 7 20 11 3 8 20 26
SORN 1 1 0 2 1 3 1 0 2 3
1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 1 0
SORN 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 556 486
2018 248 10
2017 203 26
2016 252 27
2015 242 49
2014 219 28
2013 149 43
2012 83 29
2011 174 47
2010 326 81
2009 210 73
2008 268 117
2007 323 119
2006 342 136
2005 307 141
2004 259 131
2003 296 156
2002 387 233
2001 325 247
2000 460 453
1999 580 577
1998 558 563
1997 193 270
1996 78 109
1995 142 143
1994 100 67
1993 24 32
1992 158 195
1991 272 453
1990 232 412
1989 92 175
1988 91 189
1987 73 169
1986 79 150
1985 79 157
1984 64 150
1983 32 105
1982 22 136
1981 29 82
1980 25 68
1979 29 142
1978 30 107
1977 41 50
1976 44 61
1975 24 32
1974 93 76
1973 315 168
1972 359 197
1971 312 144
1970 312 142
1969 277 167
1968 258 136
1967 154 58
1966 66 32
1965 54 23
1964 23 11
1963 45 14
1962 69 20
1961 38 9
1960 26 3
1959 20 2
1958 8 0
1957 3 1
1956 11 3
1955 20 1
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
1.3k 1.3k 1.0k 894 997 869 732 685 521 625 358 168 299 299 395 406 333 320
Year Registrations
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 2018 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 1 1 1 2
up to 499cc 2 1
500cc to 749cc 2
750cc to 999cc 32 6
1000cc to 1099cc 29 9
1100cc to 1199cc 36 8
1200cc to 1299cc 164 44
1300cc to 1399cc 10 5
1400cc to 1499cc 116 54
1500cc to 1599cc 3.2k 2 2.3k 2
1600cc to 1699cc 176 97
1700cc to 1799cc 4.8k 3.2k 2 1
1800cc to 1899cc 13 30 1
1900cc to 1999cc 402 569
2000cc to 2099cc 20 14
2100cc to 2199cc 756 1.6k 2
2200cc to 2299cc 6 10
2300cc to 2399cc 3
2400cc to 2499cc 2
2700cc to 2799cc 2 2
2800cc to 2899cc 1
2900cc to 2999cc 1 2
3000cc to 3099cc 1
3100cc to 3199cc 2
3400cc to 3499cc 1.2k 248
3500cc to 3599cc 143 169
3600cc to 3699cc 4 17
3900cc to 3999cc 1 4
4000cc to 4249cc 2
4250cc to 4499cc 1 1
4500cc to 4749cc 3 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 1 2
up to 499cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 32 6
Diesel
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 29 9
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 36 8
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 164 44
Diesel
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 10 5
Diesel
Other
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 116 54
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 3.2k 2.3k
Diesel 2 2
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 176 97
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 4.8k 3.2k
Diesel 2
Other 1
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 13 30
Diesel 1
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 402 569
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 20 14
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 756 1.6k
Diesel 2
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 6 10
Diesel
Other
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 1 2
Diesel
Other
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 1.2k 248
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 143 169
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 4 17
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 1 4
Diesel
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 3 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